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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #480 on: March 27, 2018, 05:31:27 PM »
 ;D love this stuff- few tips for the m4b car:

1. it works best with a shifter and clutch - you cannot speed shift with an auto clutch it will get stuck in 4th gear-
2. dont be afraid to stiffen the front and soften the rear -alot-
3 the car needs gentle throttle inputs and responds best if you do all gear changes before the corner - the car can become unstable under braking and gear changes will make it worse
4. you can get on the throttle hard when the car is straight - but still dont cut clean and coast into corners , it likes throttle at the apex but just a little at first
here is the wiki and i recommend we run oulton international layout without chicanes - all tracks w/o chicanes are preferred in the 60's machines:

 
The McLaren M4B was a Formula One racing car constructed by Trojan for Bruce McLaren Motor Racing and raced five times by New Zealander Bruce McLaren at the start of 1967.

The M4B was based on the M4A Formula 2 car as a stopgap between the M2B and the M5A. Additional fuel tanks were added either side of the cockpit to allow the car to run a full Grand Prix distance, and the rear end of the car was cut away to accommodate a 2.0 litre BRM type 56-2 V8, an enlarged and updated version of the engine with which Graham Hill had won the World Championship in 1962.

The car made its debut in the 1967 Race of Champions at Brands Hatch, showing promise with fourth and sixth places in the heats before a missed gear by McLaren in the final race put him out with engine failure. In the Spring Trophy at Oulton Park McLaren managed fifth place in both heats and the race, and came fifth again in the International Trophy at Silverstone.

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #481 on: March 27, 2018, 06:45:05 PM »
Thanks for the tips cookie👏  Love driving this car

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #482 on: March 28, 2018, 11:19:36 AM »

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« Reply #483 on: March 28, 2018, 02:34:55 PM »
Thanks Gup!! He's alive😄 he's alive..sim racing before work Gup😜👍. Oulton next track👍 that sounds good cookie..I like oulton..that should work great with this car too!🤗

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #484 on: March 29, 2018, 06:25:36 PM »
There is a 1.01 version of this track fyi...

Hi Gup!  Actually, we were already running v1.01.

Looking forward to racing with you again!   :D


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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #485 on: March 29, 2018, 06:26:03 PM »
;D love this stuff- few tips for the m4b car:

1. it works best with a shifter and clutch - you cannot speed shift with an auto clutch it will get stuck in 4th gear-
2. dont be afraid to stiffen the front and soften the rear -alot-
3 the car needs gentle throttle inputs and responds best if you do all gear changes before the corner - the car can become unstable under braking and gear changes will make it worse
4. you can get on the throttle hard when the car is straight - but still dont cut clean and coast into corners , it likes throttle at the apex but just a little at first
here is the wiki and i recommend we run oulton international layout without chicanes - all tracks w/o chicanes are preferred in the 60's machines:

 
The McLaren M4B was a Formula One racing car constructed by Trojan for Bruce McLaren Motor Racing and raced five times by New Zealander Bruce McLaren at the start of 1967.

The M4B was based on the M4A Formula 2 car as a stopgap between the M2B and the M5A. Additional fuel tanks were added either side of the cockpit to allow the car to run a full Grand Prix distance, and the rear end of the car was cut away to accommodate a 2.0 litre BRM type 56-2 V8, an enlarged and updated version of the engine with which Graham Hill had won the World Championship in 1962.

The car made its debut in the 1967 Race of Champions at Brands Hatch, showing promise with fourth and sixth places in the heats before a missed gear by McLaren in the final race put him out with engine failure. In the Spring Trophy at Oulton Park McLaren managed fifth place in both heats and the race, and came fifth again in the International Trophy at Silverstone.

Oulton Park, no chicane it is!

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #486 on: April 03, 2018, 01:29:31 AM »
McLaren M4B/1
The racing history of McLaren M4B/1 is shown below including any races in non-Formula 1 events. This contains all significant races at which this car appeared.
Race of Champions
Brands Hatch - 12 Mar 1967
Spring Trophy
Oulton Park - 15 Apr 1967
International Trophy
Silverstone - 29 Apr 1967
Monaco Grand Prix
Monte Carlo - 7 May 1967
Dutch Grand Prix
Zandvoort - 4 Jun 1967

Well ..we have done mugello ..which was not historically on the list ..but oh well ..it was a great track ..wed is oulton Park ...so next track
Brands, sivlerstone or Monaco ?? I'd like to leave Zandervort for last just in case Studio 397 release the updated Zandervort that they say is just about done ..hoping it is released with next upcoming update ..which should be soon ...we hope  :o

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #487 on: April 28, 2018, 11:06:52 AM »
Unless Deadpedal wants something else.. ;D...I suggest doing Indy Car for our next series.  We can set it up so we do the Indy 500 the same weekend as the real race.  Probably get some joiners.

Other tracks they run include Long Beach, Barber, Detroit Belle Isle, Road America, Mid Ohio, Toronto, and a couple more ovals, Texas and Pheonix, and of course Indy.  I know rF2 has most of these tracks, not sure about Detroit or Toronto.  Also we do not have to run all these tracks, just pick 4 or 5. 

Anyway that's my suggestion for the next series!
-RJ-

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #488 on: April 28, 2018, 01:22:08 PM »
Deadpedal, what car would you like?

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #489 on: April 30, 2018, 01:41:17 PM »
I am not sure about the Indy Car at this point because I have been keeping an eye on this thread: https://forum.studio-397.com/index.php?threads/2018-indycar-series.58920/ which promises to have some updated physics, hopefully including the latest tire model given that the project was only started (or announced) in January. How much is changed and whether any of it is significant has not been discussed. The modder, Coutie, however is non-committal to even an approximate release date with a curt "when it's done" answer to someone asking last week.  That said it is fairly obvious that he and his volunteer painters are close to being done with only liveries to be finished.

So, if folks are keen to do some Indy Car, then maybe we should start with the old S397 DW12 and switch mid-stream to this 2018 version, that is if S397 doesn't see fit to spring an update on us for the Indy 500 month like they did last year at this time.


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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #490 on: May 01, 2018, 09:19:42 PM »
If we're not going to put up the Indy Cars right away how about another one the the Touring Car Revival cars:
BMW M3 EVO v0.42b www.mediafire.com/file/xxxikq1j1bf8zxe/T...MW_M3EVO_v042b.rfcmp which got a refresh on the 17th of last month.
It's slower than the others in the TCR collection but nearly idiot-proof under most circumstances. Great drivers will be able to wring the most out of it and us slow guys will feel like heroes.

Try it at Queensland v0.45 https://mega.nz/#!5stgDaia!24Xv2k66-v2hZQP5ZEpgMmxUgYPtuRnbaROUOdIGVmc

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #491 on: May 01, 2018, 10:02:03 PM »
If we're not going to put up the Indy Cars right away how about another one the the Touring Car Revival cars:
BMW M3 EVO v0.42b www.mediafire.com/file/xxxikq1j1bf8zxe/T...MW_M3EVO_v042b.rfcmp which got a refresh on the 17th of last month.
It's slower than the others in the TCR collection but nearly idiot-proof under most circumstances. Great drivers will be able to wring the most out of it and us slow guys will feel like heroes.

Try it at Queensland v0.45 https://mega.nz/#!5stgDaia!24Xv2k66-v2hZQP5ZEpgMmxUgYPtuRnbaROUOdIGVmc

Okay.

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #492 on: May 14, 2018, 12:03:39 AM »
Wed server is Enduracers LMP3 @ BRNO in the wet.    :o

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #493 on: May 14, 2018, 05:08:38 PM »
awesome  8) in the wet :'(

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Re: Wed Night Series Suggestions
« Reply #494 on: May 15, 2018, 09:32:52 AM »
Go to RACE or restart the session if the server is at night.  The races are 20 mins each, 10x time scale, so it simulates 6:30AM-10AM. You shouldn't be in dawn conditions very long.      I recommend going to RACE with several AI to simulate spray and if anybody joins, just restart the weekend.

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