I am less pleased 😦 What seemed like stability on the club track turned into diabolical understeer on the big track at the CWIC. There is a chance it was tyre related because they are a few meetings old, and I reglued them as they were starting to tear away from the wheel, but I […]Read more "TOP “Scyton” – update…"
I’m pleased :). Hard to give solid feedback because this isn’t a back to back test. But initial impressions are that the small changes in suspension geometry have given the car a LOT more rear grip. Normally at the Chippenham club track I would be running 85% steering lock on the Scythe and feeling as […]Read more "TOP Scyton – first test"
…and I have named it the Scyton. Basically it’s a hybrid of the TOP Photon suspension and the TOP Scythe chassis and drivetrain. Why have I done this? Well, partly because I can (since I own both cars), and partly because I hope it will take the best bits of each car to make something […]Read more "I have created a monster…"
Not 100% happy with these but may be of use to others… These are what I developed at the Carpet Thrashnal on the 15th November. They were good enough to qualify 5th in 13.5, and finish 5th and 2nd in the finals. There is definitely a lot more to come. The initial setup is what […]Read more "First Photon setups…"
I’m now running the latest car from the TOP stable, the Photon. In time-honoured fashion I will run through the build with a few badly-lit pics and tips that you may or may not find useful. Overall impressions Building the Asphalt Rubber Pro version of the car, I was very impressed by the quality of […]Read more "TOP Photon – the build"