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    Thread: Anyone play Nitto 1320??

    1. 02-19-2003 12:31 PM #51
      what are your reaction times, my average is between .6-.7

    2. 02-19-2003 12:45 PM #52
      ROFL people want to buy my car

    3. 02-19-2003 01:26 PM #53
      You guys are seriously slow.....518hp Civic 8.6 best time avg .550 reaction

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      02-19-2003 02:39 PM #54
      my R/T probably averages somewhere like .550 to .615. I have my moments where I completely fall asleep though and get like .800 and .900 or worse than I have my moments where I'm right on and I do like 5 or 6 runs in a row with near perfect Reactions... got a .500 once or twice... The timing can be tough, it's not a perfect sim of drag racing but I admit, it is pretty fun...
      Goobery, hot damn that's fast... is that with a S/C or Turbo? Nitro? I can almost get into eights when I use Nitro (200 shot) and the S/C together and Spray down the entire strip. Fastest was like a 9 Flat I think. Just getting the gear ratios correct I guess is what it takes...
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    5. 02-19-2003 04:07 PM #55
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      Goobery, hot damn that's fast... is that with a S/C or Turbo? Nitro? I can almost get into eights when I use Nitro (200 shot) and the S/C together and Spray down the entire strip. Fastest was like a 9 Flat I think. Just getting the gear ratios correct I guess is what it takes...
      Turbo with a 200shot. They key is to spray 'out of the hole' while keeping traction to reduce turbo lag. Some guys I hear are running low 8's but I can't break the 8.60's. I'll try a super-charger next since alot of time is lost at the launch because of the turbo lag and if spray too early you'll spin all the way down the track.

    6. 02-19-2003 04:10 PM #56
      I've played with the ratio's alot and the one's I'm using now I think I have a bit more potential out of the car; but in reality, I've tried some radical things from 3-speed to 6-speed and everything in between and 8.60's is the best I can pull...There is only so much you can tune out of the car with gear ratio's. Some guys have higher HP civics, and someone before me said there is a bug that allows you to stack mods. I think is the only way anyone can break into 7's

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      02-20-2003 10:08 AM #57
      If anyone cares for a challenge low 9s or high 9s, bracket, friendly, wagered or whatever (no pink slips )... hit me up... my name on there is the same as here Volkscience... when you look me up, race the civic... the Mustang needs help... seriously...
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    8. 02-21-2003 10:04 AM #58
      If anyone can help me out, I just started playing this, but I can't beat an thing, and tips or pointers on how to beat the computer?

    9. 02-21-2003 03:28 PM #59
      i was saving up for the mustang, but i think i'll go for the supra


      [Modified by roly, 3:28 PM 2-21-2003]

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      02-21-2003 07:03 PM #60
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      If anyone can help me out, I just started playing this, but I can't beat an thing, and tips or pointers on how to beat the computer?
      Yeah I had some troubles when I got started too... the game is really "cold" from the get-go. You need to work at it for a bit until you get used to how things work. Then it warms up and gets a lot more fun.
      Everyone has their own stragedy. I'll tell you mine, it seems to work for me, but I'm sure others do things differently.
      When I'm staging, I roll forward and park the front tires (Black Line) Right on or just a tiny bit before the white line seperating the two green blocks in the staging area meter on the left of the screen. This next part kinda depends on how tuned your car is and how fast it gets off the line. From here on, reaction time is completely dependant on good timing. I'm guessing you have a Civic and that it's mostly stock. It's a dog off the line stock. What I do is when the second yellow light, is lit... just before it's going to go off I shift into first. Then when the third light lits, I wait a split second and then drag the accelerator up. What happens is this... When I shift into first, the car starts to roll forward really slow. By the time the third light, lights... you have creeped closer to the edge of the staging zone. So... if you timed it right and hit the accelerator sometime during the third light, by the time you roll over the edge of the staging area there will be a green light and you will get .550 or better or worse (hey, redlights happen).. All of this depends on your car though. You will have to test it out whenever you make your car faster because it will hopefully be leaving the line faster with improvements so your timing will change.
      What I do for bracket time is use the time I run. Say in a stock civic your average run is like 15.65. Set your bracket time just slightly faster than that, like 15.63. If you set it too low you'll always lose, and the .63 is really important. Makes the race much closer and gives you a better chance than just putting 15.0. So you might do a couple runs to get a good average number to use as your bracket time.
      The last thing I learned quick is that winning money from the computer racers really isn't too hard if you race the Cup Tournaments. The Amatuer one pays 100$ per win against the 3 racers and 500$ Completion. The Sports Division cup pays 1000$ completion bonus. During the competition you can run as many times as you want until you win, so you've got nothing to lose. When I had my bracket time and launch perfected I could finish the amateur Cup in like 5 minutes. There's 800$ in no time. When I got faster I did the Sport Division with the same time, like 5 minutes to complete the whole tournament.
      Eh, thats a lot to read but I hope it helps some... Just remember when you take off the line you want to be in gear before you crank up the accelerator... it's amazing even a 160hp stock civic will spin it's tires all the way up the strip.
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    11. 02-21-2003 08:49 PM #61
      who volkscience joined my team. . .and by the way, im now running my bracket civic, consistent as hell, and working on my new skyline (saved up forever on that puppy) lets hope it goes fast!!
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      02-21-2003 10:46 PM #62
      Thanks for the welcome... I made a generous donation to the team effort $$ [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]
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      02-21-2003 11:03 PM #63
      i need in on a team.....( HINT HINT )

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      02-21-2003 11:14 PM #64
      is anyone else having a problem with it "saving race data"? it seems like every one of my previous 5-6 races has done this, and of course i have to exit the game, and then try to get back in with all it's "too much traffic nonsense".....GRRRRRRr this is frustrating!

    15. 02-22-2003 12:22 PM #65
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      who volkscience joined my team. . .and by the way, im now running my bracket civic, consistent as hell, and working on my new skyline (saved up forever on that puppy) lets hope it goes fast!!
      [IMG]http://**********************/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] not many people have those, good luck

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      02-22-2003 09:11 PM #66
      anyone got good rations for the civic? i can't find anything, and wanna break into the single digits!

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      02-24-2003 10:25 AM #67
      Hmmm... the game has been down for a little while or is it just me?
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    18. 02-24-2003 11:13 AM #68
      its a cool game...very addicting

    19. 02-24-2003 11:37 AM #69
      me too

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      02-24-2003 01:29 PM #70
      It's back... for now
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      02-24-2003 01:36 PM #71
      I just started out, just made an account. Might as well give it a try.....
      I'm all new to dragracing (ecpet for some testing in GT3), but a longtime racegame-player (Need For Speed, GranTourismo, etc). Seeing that dragracing is still really uncommon over here in Europe, I'll see how I'll do.....

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      02-25-2003 05:19 AM #72
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      anyone got good rations for the civic? i can't find anything, and wanna break into the single digits!
      Yeah I wanna know too.. I'm running out of gears!!!!!!!! But I'm already in the 9's!

    23. 02-28-2003 12:59 PM #73
      come on, some people must have a good set of ratios for the gears, my civic is in the high 9s (never thought i would say that ), stage 2 turbo, 200 shot, and everything else under the sun....
      also, anybody know to use the tec3 like its supposed to be used in real life or is it just there for show

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      02-28-2003 02:29 PM #74
      It's just for show... the Tec3... I mean it adds some horsepower and torque, but I was really looking forward to setting up a couple stages of Nitrous, but it doesn't work that way... bummer
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    25. 02-28-2003 02:42 PM #75
      tec 3 gave me 47 hp in my skyline
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