FITT M Power Challenge - Mystery Solved - Congratulations to the Winners

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  1. shaunm80

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    Sir, yes sir! :scared:
     
  2. Otaliema

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    hmm maybe I should be nice to the host....Ohh wait i'm scoring...:mischievous:
    Now which car was his....ahh yes..
     
  3. shaunm80

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    :) You are scoring and your doing a fine job of it too. I appreciate that you are looking after that side of things.
     
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    Man these cars are good. Going to be difficult splitting them on DC.
     
  5. Otaliema

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    Not problem sir :) good chance to test revamps to sheet they are working well I think so far.
    @DaBomm4 @ALB123 and you too Shaumn can you please check that I imput your times correctly thanks. :tup:

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    Times updated; Here is the updated leader board.
    GP/F Lap Time Podium
    1 Tuner #3 2:07.313 +00.000
    2 Tuner #11 2:07.672 +00.359
    3 Tuner #14 2:07.935 +00.623
    4 Tuner #7 2:08.263 +00.950
    5 Tuner #18 2:08.939 +01.626

    Drivers Choice Podium
    1 Tuner #3 9.43
    2 Tuner #11 9.17
    3 Tuner #2 9.15
    4 Tuner #10 9.03
    5 Tuner #13 8.85

    Fastest Lap at GP/F
    2:06.488; Tuner #11's tune Driven By Shaunm80

    Most Consistent Dabomm4 1.865
    Fastest Average Shaunm80 128.608
     
  6. shaunm80

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    A couple of things that I am noticing. DC is really close.. Could be hard to call the full podium for DC at this moment in time.

    And even more weirdly. Have I still got the fastest lap and best average lap?.. Well I am surprised at that but I do wonder how long it will take before someone beats that.

    Will check the score sheet out now and make sure its all good.

    EDIT: Checked and all good. Can't see anything odd in there. Excellent job Otaliema.
     
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  7. DaBomm4

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    For the first part, you must have missed my title change on the car? :p

    If you cut and fold the track just right, there is a chance that a 1:09 could be possible, but since 1 and 2 are so close on the keyboard, you are correct, and time corrected.
    I apologize, I forgot to include it when I copied it to my test sheet in notepad.

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    Very interesting results so far. This definitely confirms my suspicions about my car... :mischievous:
     
  9. Otaliema

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    No worries Ty for the tags and review link.

    iphones don't like to highlight more then a paragraph at a so multiple lines are a pain.

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    Found this guy hanging out on my foundation by the garage.
     
  10. Otaliema

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    What that it's an undrivable mess?
    :lol: Or too safe...
     
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    iOS nor windows mobile like to select or edit posts easily.
     
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    That's one cool Moth, :tup: would make a cool paint job on the hood of a car! maybe a Dodge Dart. :D
     
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    Decided I'm actually gonna test, I realize I can't really do my usual style of posting results 1 by 1 and notifying people. Yet I'm still going to do that, so check back this post daily (I'll go in order). Once everything is done I'll do the tagging.

    Settings: DS3/Sens: 7/Real Grip

    TUNERS


    #1
    Time: 2:06.785
    DC: 9.0

    Very good top end and acceleration throughout. Puts power down very well, very little oversteer. Handles bumps fairly well. Transmission is okay as well. Suffers from lazy turn in and understeer in low speed corners.

    #2
    Time: 2:06.486
    DC: 9.0

    First couple of laps I really couldn't put my finger on anything in particular on this car. There's actually nothing wrong with this car. Nothing really stands out either. Wherever you point it, it goes without any drama. I was actually thinking it would be lucky to get a lap in the low 7's. When I slammed this lap home I could hardly believe my eyes. I'm still not sure how it got around so quick :eek:. Some witchcraft at work here....

    #3
    Time: 2:04.412 :tup: (2:04.081 with a Fixed LSD - Accel = 12)
    DC: 9.2

    Didn't like this car all that much. Felt bouncy throughout and somewhat unpleasant to drive although consistent. 2nd and 3rd gear seemed both to be a little long - Not sure if that's a good or bad thing. Has the best power parts fitted to a GTR however and is quite fast.

    I found the trick to this car, It never understeers! You slam it into corners and you can always expect the front to rotate, Lovely! I actually wouldn't be surprised if someone runs a 2:03 in this car. Watching the replay, it seems the LSD needs tweaking since at many portions of the track one wheel is lighting up hard.

    #4
    Time: 2:05.879
    DC: 9.4

    Feels a lot like #14. Has the tune style I love. You can easily rotate the car on the throttle and with the brakes when entering a corner. No problem doing the chicane, car floats over the curbs. Car was down around 0.200 for the first half of the lap as compared to #2 but then caught up and ended up 0.089 ahead. Has a very slight tendency to understeer when getting on the power sometimes. Brakes are the best at sliding the car into a corner entry out of any car so far. 2nd gear is a tad too short. Would prefer if the car was just a tad tamer.

    #5
    Time: 2:07.748
    DC: 9.0

    Excellent rotation through corners. Good brakes and transmssion. Car bounces around in several portions of the track, much like many others here hence a lower DC.

    #6
    Time: 2:06.179
    DC: 7.0

    Didn't really enjoy driving this car. It felt stiff and bounced around on the track. Not very progressive or telling as to when it would oversteer. I put in a lot of work to get out that lap time.

    #7

    Time: 2:04.977
    DC: 8.5

    Fairly consistent lap times in the low 5's. Car is easy to drive and cooperates most of the time. Only downside is that understeer creeps in quite a lot making certain corners a challenge. If you screw up, it's easier to recover your line than in #11.

    #8
    Time: 2:06.886
    DC: 8.8

    Very smooth rhythm when driving. Rear end is never upset unless you floor it at the wrong time. Over-rotates under braking. Suffers from high speed understeer. Very easy to drive.

    #9
    N/A

    #10

    Time: 2:06.557
    DC: 8.0

    Doesn't feel as nice to drive as #2. Understeer creeps in at several points during the lap, forcing a wider line and ultimately slower time. Not as easy to hit the power either.

    #11

    Time: 2:04.734
    DC: 8.5

    Car does almost everything well. To get a fast time you need to be really precise all the time, since there's very little recovery available. Only complaint is that the car is a little slow to change direction and generally feels like it's swaying around.

    #12

    Time: 2:06.695
    DC: 8.0

    Interesting car this, For most of the lap time I thought the vibration in my DS3 was switched off. Remarkable how this car doesn't show anything under braking, acceleration or cornering, like it's bored or something. Has some understeer in mid and exit which inhibits a faster lap time.

    #13

    Time: 2:06.934
    DC: 8.5

    Dives under braking. Feels very soft when driving. Initially wasn't impressed however this car has the best turn-in I've tested so far. It's a pleasure taking the last corner with this car, it's so easy!

    #14
    Time: 2:05.365
    DC: 8.5

    I had to put in a lot of effort to get that time out. I liked this car initially, in fact I loved it. Thing is it has a bunch of problems. 2nd gear is too short, I was bouncing off the limiter several times. In several sections the car is bouncing around losing me time. Worst of all this car doesn't ride curbs and you have to on this track for a fast lap. What I really loved was the on demand throttle rotation - this is how every car should feel. Could have been great...

    #16

    Time: 2:07.035
    DC: 7.0

    Dives under braking and sometimes car unsettles when releasing brakes. Has understeer in high speed corners. Not very consistent.

    #17

    Time: 2:07.018
    DC: 5.0

    Slow. So Slow. I simply don't understand what whoever was tuning this car was going for. The weight of this car is puzzling. Handles alright, but then again you can never drive it fast enough to upset it. I don't get it.

    #18
    Time: 2:05.673
    DC: 6.5

    Not a fan of this car. Doesn't like to turn in to corners, although its not a question of understeer. Acceleration is slower than #3. Can't drive it consistently lap after lap. Has a very hard time with the chicane - No matter which way I go it seems to bounce around hard.
     
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  14. shaunm80

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    That's good news that your now testing :) looking forward to seeing the whole field. Great to have you on board for this element of the event.
     
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    Great to hear I'll update the sheet to support your times
     
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    @DaBomm4 very convincing performance thanks:cheers:
     
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    Great review, thanks for testing:tup:

    Really close times too:). Cannot wait to hear which you thought was mine.;)
     
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    OMG! We have the same exact TV tray...

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    My...God...

    They're everywhere!!!! :nervous: :nervous: :nervous: :nervous: :nervous: :nervous: :nervous: :nervous:

    I think the corners on yours are a little rounder, but it looks very, very similar indeed! We should start our own club... :sly: :lol:
     
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    That was also when I had the space to use my G27... :(
     
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  22. ugabugaz

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    Updated with #2 and #13.

    Big surprise for #2.
     
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    I had similar trays years ago, used it for my old Mad Catz wheel on PS1. Had another wheel after that but rarely used it, GT4 days. Now I wish I still had it :(
     
  25. ugabugaz

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    Updated #3 #17 #18
     
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    Test Results as follows. Just waiting on Tuner 15's submission. Great car and track combo.

    All cars tested for 10 laps with DS3 (x go, Square stop, and d-pad steer), using auto transmission. All aids off except ABS 1 and driving line.

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    FITT M Power Challenge Reviews

    All testing done at Nürburgring GP/F. Grip set to real.

    Tuner #1 - M3 Chrome Line
    Lap Time:2:08:629
    DC:8
    Comments:
    Struggled a bit with turn in. Rotation felt good when I got it right. Seems to prefer a bit more aggression as the more I threw it around, the better it felt. Rear steps out if on the power too soon.

    Tuner #2 - M4 Coupe
    Lap Time:2:08:378
    DC:8.5
    Comments:
    Good turn in and rotation. Can get on the power super early to enhance corner exit. Struggled a little on exit of 1st corner. Very consistent lap times.

    Tuner #3 - M3 GTR
    Lap Time:2:06:223
    DC:9
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    Only disappointment with this tune was with myself. Left a good coupkle of tenths on the track, just couldn't put a consistent lap in. Solid under braking, good turn in and rotation, easy to get power down. Will run 05's without a doubt. Well done

    Tuner #4 – M3 '07
    Lap Time:2:07:871
    DC:8.5
    Comments:
    Fun car to throw around the track if you get bored of hot lapping. Good under braking, good turn in with enough oversteer to get through the corner. Good effort

    Tuner #5 - 135i Coupe
    Lap Time:2:09:493
    DC:8
    Comments:
    Nice stable car to drive. Just careful as you get on the power out of the slower corners. Good turn in and rotation. Good brakes.

    Tuner #6 – M3 '07
    Lap Time:2:08:058
    DC:8.5
    Comments:
    Easy to set consistent lap times. Just the right amount of oversteer to help you round the corner. Some off throttle understeer noticed. Quick and easy through the mid track S. Gearbox seemd well suited to auto trans.

    Tuner #7 - M3 CSL
    Lap Time:2:06:228
    DC:10
    Comments:
    Excellent tune. Suited my style pretty well. Lets you pick whatever line you want and delivers. Allows late braking and early acceleration. Excellent rotation. Bravo sir.

    Tuner #8 – M3 Chrome Line
    Lap Time:2:08:973
    DC:7.5
    Comments:
    Struggled to settle into this one. Struggled with turn in and understeer mid corner, then oversteer on exit. Will suit smoother drivers and give quicker times.

    Tuner #9 – M4 Performance Edition
    Lap Time: DC:
    Comments:
    No tune submitted.

    Tuner #10 – M4 Coupe
    Lap Time:2:07:923
    DC:9
    Comments:
    Does exactly what you want it to. Good turn, good rotation and easy to get on the power. A little understeer on the slower corners but good effort

    Tuner #11 - M3 CSL
    Lap Time:2:05:895
    DC:9.5
    Comments:
    Very easy to get consistent, fast lap times. 1st lap was a low 07 so was easy to adapt to. Good on the power,easy through the corners and good on exit. Found the auto gearbox changed up just as I was braking, bu that's nit picking really. Good effort.

    Tuner #12 – M4 Performance Edition
    Lap Time:2:07:984
    DC:7.5
    Comments:
    A solid consistent tune if you can drive solidly consistent. Not much room for error on your line or braking points. Some off throttle understeer hurt lap times. A little more rotation and the time will drop.

    Tuner #13 - M3 Chrome Line
    Lap Time:2:07:643
    DC:8.5
    Comments:
    Another car that rewards a consistent line. Some oversteer that can be used to get you throug the corners. Quickest of the Chrome Lines for me. Well done.

    Tuner #14 - M3 CSL
    Lap Time:2:06:604
    DC:8
    Comments:
    Felt light and nimble. Solid under braking with good turn in and rotation. Easy to get the power down early. Lacked the pace of the other CSL's though.

    Tuner #15 – M4 Performance
    Lap Time: DC:
    Comments:
    Awaiting tune

    Tuner #16 – M4 Coupe
    Lap Time:2:07:929
    DC:8.5
    Comments:
    Found this one a good setup, with some slight understeer which cost getting on the power earlier. Good turn in and rotation. Good under braking.

    Tuner #17 - M3 GTR
    Lap Time:2:08:041
    DC:7.5
    Comments:
    Felt heavier than the other GTR's, and lacked the same pace. Suffered with some off throttle understeer that hurt lap times. Was running mid 09's until lap 7 and 8 when I took over a second off so it's a car to grow in to.

    Tuner #18 – M3 GTR
    Lap Time:2:06:327
    DC:9
    Comments:
    Felt light and nimble with some on throttle oversteer that assissted in some parts of the track, but hindered in others. Good on the brakes, good turn in and rotation.
     
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    Very consistent times here. Great reviews. Thanks for putting the time in, seems like you really enjoyed it too!.
     
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    Very consistent times. Well written reviews as always. Looks like you had a blast in the cars. Thank you sir. I'll load the times in a few

    Edit: wow @ugabugaz that is some fast times your putting down. Can't wait till all the reviews are in and DC scores are given.
     
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    Outstanding job as usual. Great times you have and nice time in mine. Will not say which it was though.

    Thanks for your time and effort, always appreciated:D
     
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    My normal setup, much more comfy. My butt don't hurt after an hour :lol:
     
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