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Old 07-18-2006, 04:13 PM   #7
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Join Date: May 2006
Chapter/Region: AKIC
Location: Hoth
1997 M3


Originally Posted by AKLGT
well, i think once i can get a handle on the proper turning, steering, lines, etc, i can start to add more and more gas each time. before, i was only on the gas and then kept understeering and losing a ton of time! smoother is faster and i just have to push it a little more each time. the last event, on the second heat, Noel had me change my seating. it really threw me off, but was a great idea (i can't see the hood of the car normally so she had me raise my seat up). after the 3rd run, i still hadn't beat my best run in the first heat, so i lowered the seat back down, but kept it up just enough i could see the top of my hoodscoop. that last run was my best for the day. if only i had readjusted the seat a little earlier i probably would have done even better... every tiny little thing helps i'm finding. small improvements or adjustments go a long way. too much of an adjustment throws me off and i'm back to square one!

yeah. i know what you mean. Sunday i was finally staying in my seat when i was going! the first few times i'd be sloshing around in my seat, trying with all my might to hit the pedals right. i definantly need a good seatbelt. and tires, and suspension and a chip, and exhaust and new turbo, and and and and and. heh.
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