Wanna know how to drift? Ask here

Discussion in 'GT6 Drifting' started by Wardez, Jan 8, 2014.

  1. cbk1

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    Hi, i have some questions about drifting in gt6 so lets get to it

    where i can learn how to tune drift cars?
    my wheel is good for drifting? T500rs
    i need a handbreak?

    ill be very grateful to get this information
     
  2. Stavingo

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    You don't exactly learn straight away but the best way is to just experiment with each variable on one tune and see what's fine for you.

    Your wheel is fine and normally the circle button is your handbrake so I don't think you'll need to make any changes to use it.
     
  3. Jbaffoh

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    I can't do it. Anyone wanna buy my PS3?

    As a kid, I used to sustain controlled drifts for 1/4 mile on straight and curvy dirt roads or snow in my father's '67 Mustang and my Mom's '73 Super Beetle. Easy.

    But here??? I lucked out and eventually bronzed the first drift coffee break, and can't repeat it. I can't get anywhere near bronze in the second two.

    What should I do? I'm using a G27, I've seen the Drift Bible, I have two functioning arms and legs, and I sip my whisky slowly when attempting drifts. Should I drink faster?
     
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  4. Dagger311

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    Drink faster is the answer to all things related to gaming :lol:,.

    But seriously, have you tried comfort hards, no abs, manual transmission, and liberal e-brake use? I suck at drifting and golded all three with some practice and luck.
     
  5. Jbaffoh

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    Yes to all of the above. My BAC might be approaching the perfect setting for success now. Wish me luck.
     
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  6. Dagger311

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    Good luck! "Practice makes perfect" is all I can tell you from here then.
     
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  7. Stavingo

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    No ABS or ABS comes down to preference, for me it feels weird probably because when I use no ABS my balance is off.

    But going to Willow Springs on the concrete area and drifting around in donuts does really help :)
     
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  8. FussyFez

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    Drifting is the only time I use ABS, I find, even with very low BB settings, I just lock all 4 wheels at the slightest touch of the brakes.
     
  9. Dagger311

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    Someone reccomended that I use no abs when I had trouble with the third event, and it helped me, so I figured I'd pass it on.
     
  10. RJS

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    Any tips for how to drift in GT6? On GT5, I did a decent job on drifting, but on GT6 I can't ever hold the angle on the last corner of Tsukuba.

    I'm sure it has to do with the setup of the car, but I can't really put my finger on what is making the car so unstable..

    EDIT: Nevermind. For some reason, I did manage to hold a few drifts. I was just a matter of "Practice makes perfect"
     
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  11. Gonales

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    On the topic of ABS, I can say: Use it. There is no point NOT to use it, and it just improves overall response and safety.

    Frankly, there are people that can hold a car sideways just by braking normally, without touching the throttle. Which would never be possible on a high speed entry without ABS.

    Frankly, I've heard 2 reasons not to use ABS, both from one person. I will list them here and counter them.

    1) It makes tandeming more difficult because you are braking at different speeds.

    Sorry, but if you realize that 90% of the braking in tandems comes from the ebrake, plus the fact that braking without loss of traction is the same, ABS or not...

    2) Real life drifters don't use ABS.

    I'm not a frequent drifter anymore. But I do. Point invalid. (And I know quite a couple of people that use ABS while drifting).
     
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  12. twitcher

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    That's odd. When I tandem, the majority of my braking is left foot braking. I know more than a few people who don't use ABS, and I'd chalk them up as some of the best chase drivers I've ever driven with. Are we doing things the wrong way?? I'm so lost :confused:

    Would it not be more accurate to say some real life drifters don't use ABS, while others do? Thus making using ABS in GT no more or less valid than not using it?

    What if a persons favourite way of enjoying the game is to enhance their level of immersion as much as possible? What if the cars they like to drift in GT don't have ABS in real life. What if they want to emulate their favourite real life driver, whom they know for a fact does not use ABS?

    Guess these type of people deserve to be smacked with the "you're wrong!" stick.
     
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  13. Gonales

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    You are completely missing the point of the post. Some people kicked me for using ABS as a drifter. I just gave this person a reason to use ABS, and I also gave the reasons why people didnt want me to use ABS, and countered those reasons in the same message.

    I really don't care if people use ABS or not. But other people telling me drifters in real life don't use ABS is ********, as is the claim that it affects tandeming.
     
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  14. twitcher

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    Ok, fair enough :)
     
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  15. Djhashbrown

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    I'm not sure if this happens on ds3, but on the wheel when I'm at full lock on a high speed turn my trailing wheel looses traction(causes me to spin). I've tried messing with the toe. Is there a way to get "anti Ackerman" ? Or could it be my LSD?
     
  16. FARM EAGLE

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    What break #and controller steering sensitivity# works best for tandem drifting?wheel and ds3
     
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  17. Gonales

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    Trailing wheel on the front end I assume? Has to do with your steering angle, probably. :)

    Depends, ebrake is good, but I really like using a front heavy brake balance with ABS, which causes oversteer. :)
     
  18. Djhashbrown

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    I figured, but I want to be able to go full lock :guilty: (In race mode :))
     
  19. Gonales

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    Full lock in race mode, should be about 37 degrees of steering angle. Just so you know. ;)
     
  20. Djhashbrown

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    I guess that's why I'm having this issue because I'm going pasts the games limits ;):lol:
     
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  21. nightshade82

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    i got the game a few days ago, and i did the first drift trial (got bronze :( ) and then went into Singleplayer to practice with drifting, i went on to a track with a few s turns and i would enter with my RX7 (made on 50k budget) and drift around the corner perfectly fine, but then i couldnt flick the car around into the next part, as when i tried it just made me spin out, how do i fix this or is there a technique to use? (Eg timing, brakes, throttle, cluth etc
     
  22. FussyFez

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    I'm intrigued as to how you know this.

    Care to elaborate on a source at all?
     
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  23. FussyFez

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    No?
     
  24. Gonales

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    Advanced drivers training from the Dutch National Police. ;) Every normal car has a steering angle of between 35 and 40 degrees and as such, a slide with an angle bigger than that, will be unrecoverable. (With normal, I mean no WiseFab and such). Not my information, theirs. ;)
     
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  25. FussyFez

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    Thankyou for the adult response.

    Any real need for the patronising smilies?


    I've studied the UK police advanced drivers handbook ("Road craft"), and practiced extensively the techniques outlined. Also been on car limits handling days at airfields, never been quoted a particular "average full lock wheel angle" before.
     
  26. fastfox400

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    Your everyday soccer mom cars have average of 37.5-42.5* depending on Manufacturer. Most sports cars are closer to 45* with a close ratio rack and pinion. But there is no set standard. The biggest way to tell difference in steering angle is utilizing the cars nature turning radius at slow speeds. Cars with more steering lock tend to turn in tighter circles at slow speeds.
     
  27. FARM EAGLE

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    what cars have alot of steering angle stock?
     
  28. Stavingo

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    All the same in GT6 unless you go into the drift trials
     
  29. super_gt

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    drift in GT6 is totally fake because physics is not gut enough!
     
  30. JDM_Tuning_S3OZ

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    Maybe you're not good enough?

    Totally fake physics....
    Yes that makes complete sense, considering I know multiple people who use GT to practice virtually for real life track and street drifting.