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Old 17-05-2015, 04:54 PM   #1
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Wet weather driving

I'm having serious trouble driving in the wet. I believe the problem is keeping the heat in the tyres, but I don't know how to rectify it (Ginetta Junior and Clio so far)
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Old 17-05-2015, 06:22 PM   #2
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I have done both of them series and I dont remember having any real problems with it.

I am only doing 34% race distance though, so I wasn't doing too much racing in the wet.
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Old 17-05-2015, 07:07 PM   #3
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I know this might be like teaching your mother to suck eggs but I've seen this asked elsewhere and it turned out that the people asking had only changed their front tyres for wets. I'm sure this is not the case Tako but just thought I would mention it in case.
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I know this might be like teaching your mother to suck eggs but I've seen this asked elsewhere and it turned out that the people asking had only changed their front tyres for wets. I'm sure this is not the case Tako but just thought I would mention it in case.

Yep I have done this and that was through not reading the screen fully and I felt a right **** once I realised . And you can use slicks in the wet but on ly if its light and you are prepared to keep heaqt in them Diving at the apex hard on the brakes as long as you have your brakes balanced and then driving a gear above to limit slippage . Its the little things the less imput you can give in the wet the better I have found.

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Old 17-05-2015, 10:41 PM   #5
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Dropping tyre pressure will increase heat after a few laps, that might help.
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Old 17-05-2015, 10:43 PM   #6
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I've also mapped one of the d pad buttons to traction control, so when it starts raining, you can switch it on and off. This helps quite a bit, and you can adjust the amount of slip the TC gives when you're setting up the car
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I've also mapped one of the d pad buttons to traction control, so when it starts raining, you can switch it on and off. This helps quite a bit, and you can adjust the amount of slip the TC gives when you're setting up the car

Might explain where your HUD went? Left/right D Pad is HUD stuff....?
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Originally Posted by smokinmasta View Post
Might explain where your HUD went? Left/right D Pad is HUD stuff....?

No, I only did the TC yesterday when I remapped the d pad to control the hud again. I wasn't touching it, and the hud would disappear when I left the garage. Saying that, now I've got a button mapped for the hud, it hasn't happened again. Having a switch for TC though is really handy
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