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Old 09-19-2014, 03:06 PM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by bobdbilder View Post
Maybe you should take the bump at an angle. Smaller gradient; so you can hit it at a higher speed. Especially when you are on lowered springs. You are actually reducing forward velocity when you turn.
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Originally Posted by Fat Charlie View Post
Hitting a bump at odd angles makes the car's corners work against each other. I'd rather hit it square on.
Sorry for reposting but the best strategy is to hit it straight on, tap the brake pedal shortly before you hit it so the car dives and jumps back up in sync with the inclination.
Timing it right is all important.

It is the difference between firmly shaking the car and goin over smoothly.
You can in fact take them much faster than was intended, but I do not encourage that.

Rally drivers do it all the time.
I do to the once in a while that one comes up quicker than expected.
Give it a try!
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