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Old January 24, 2010, 01:10 PM
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How in the hell are people getting times of 2:10 on this track?!

i've been killing myself and the best i can get is like 2:30 with no crashes using an all-star upgraded car!
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Old January 25, 2010, 10:40 AM
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My best time on Li River (Decent) is 1:21.96. But your right. I see people getting seven or more seconds faster than that and I chalk it up to cheaters. How? I don't know. But it sure is a black cloud on competition. It's like your best effort go to waste so some lil wankers can have their name in lights.

Edit: I know there are cheaters. I raced the #1 ghost in Utah and used the same car and he launched like he had the booster from the space shuttle attached to him. BS!
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Old January 25, 2010, 10:52 AM
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My best time on Li River (Decent) is 1:21.96. But your right. I see people getting seven or more seconds faster than that and I chalk it up to cheaters. How? I don't know. But it sure is a black cloud on competition. It's like your best effort go to waste so some lil wankers can have their name in lights.

Edit: I know there are cheaters. I raced the #1 ghost in Utah and used the same car and he launched like he had the booster from the space shuttle attached to him. BS!

how did you get 1:21??

what car and what settings are you using. When it comes to racing games i am pretty ignorant on the tech settings of the car.
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Old January 26, 2010, 02:33 PM
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Sorry Brian. I didn't see your response until just now. How did I do it? By learning the track and knowing when to slow down and when to hit the gas. Learning how to use a power slide to your advantage so you can get around switch backs for example without spinning out.

Another thing. Don't expect your "upgraded" cars to be much better than your entry level vehicles. They are not. The only difference is that you can now use them in unlocked races. Well, unless you count fuzzy dice as an upgrade. ;)

After you really get to know the track and the vehicle you prefer to use including shift intervals and areas you know will get you into trouble if your going too fast or losing as much as two seconds because you brake too hard. Yes, it can be that touchy. Then get to tweaking your ride.

I'll quote myself from another forum on the tweaking thing:
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Wheels spinning too much? You should reduce the differential as far to the weak side as you can tolerate. Try to learn to compensate for the extra wheel spin as much as possible so you don't want to take too much power away. Conversely, too much power makes you lose traction and sit there with the wheels spinning.

Much of the settings have to be experimented with as each persons habits differ. I think it's half the fun. Not just learning the nuances of each track but how different cars react to different tracks and vehicle settings. It is a bit of a learning curve but it's worth it imo. Most just use the default settings and auto transmission. Go online if you want to feel better about your skilz.
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