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Old 10-06-2013, 09:47 AM   #1
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How to make cars faster/have better traction?

Is there any way to improve traction or top speed on any vehicles? It seems from LSC that all you can do is max out acceleration and add about 1% to brakes, at he very best. Am I missing anything?

Also, why are the stats in game/LSC different than an actual race. It always has my acceleration maxed out in the game or when I'm at the shop, but if I go to use that car in a race, it has crappy acceleration?
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Old 10-06-2013, 11:20 AM   #2
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Doesn't wheel type change traction?

I always assumed that the offroad tires gave you greater traction, especially when your... offroad.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:05 PM   #3
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Is there any way to improve traction or top speed on any vehicles? It seems from LSC that all you can do is max out acceleration and add about 1% to brakes, at he very best. Am I missing anything?

Also, why are the stats in game/LSC different than an actual race. It always has my acceleration maxed out in the game or when I'm at the shop, but if I go to use that car in a race, it has crappy acceleration?
Is it front wheel drive or rear wheel? Lowering tire pressure will increase traction. Also, rear spoiler will increase traction. Better grip tires too. Although, in most cases, better traction will result in lower top end speed.

Of course, it depends on whether they simulate this or not in the game.
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Old 10-06-2013, 09:34 PM   #4
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Is it front wheel drive or rear wheel? Lowering tire pressure will increase traction. Also, rear spoiler will increase traction. Better grip tires too. Although, in most cases, better traction will result in lower top end speed.

Of course, it depends on whether they simulate this or not in the game.
They don't....we could also go into lowering the center of gravity or increasing downforce using incremental front wing splitters, but that would be just as pointless.....
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Old 10-06-2013, 10:58 PM   #5
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So I'm correct in that acceleration and a tiny, tiny bit of braking are the only stats that can be raised?

Also, has anyone else noticed different stats between their vehicles when they're in the shop/garage and when they're in game? I have acceleration maxed out on every vehicle, but when I get to a race, it may only be about halfway filled when it shows the stats.
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Old 10-07-2013, 12:13 AM   #6
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Also, has anyone else noticed different stats between their vehicles when they're in the shop/garage and when they're in game?
Yes. It seems like you can't use modifications in races.
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Yes. It seems like you can't use modifications in races.
wait are you talking about SP or MP? are there even races in SP? i don't really remember. but i'm sure you can use car mods in races in MP.
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You can use mods in races online.

Make sure you own a modded car in The class your racing, then just find your custom car in the car select.
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Old 10-07-2013, 02:12 AM   #9
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wait are you talking about SP or MP?

are there even races in SP?
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You can use mods in races online.

Make sure you own a modded car in The class your racing, then just find your custom car in the car select.
I used my modified Buffalo with full acceleration and was being beat on the straights by a stock Buffalo without them slipstreaming (private match). Not to mention, the stats don't even show you the accurate stats for your modified cars when you're in a race, as if the modifications don't work.
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Old 10-07-2013, 06:32 AM   #10
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For me, it shows a difference in my acceleration, but it's not the maxed out one that I see in my garage and the shop. Say a car has a 7/10 Acceleration as stock. My game will tell me it's maxed at 10/10, but if I go to a race, the fully upgraded version will be like 7.5/10.
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Old 10-07-2013, 08:37 AM   #11
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Hmm strange, I've not noticed. I was gonna buy the turbo for mine, might not now at 45k
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Old 10-07-2013, 10:43 AM   #12
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One thing to note is that although the brake upgrades don't look like they are making much difference or add a huge amount to the stat bar it still greatly improves the stopping ability.
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