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SmellySkidmark: You will have to update to the latest BETA to join the server
SmellySkidmark: Derek's ABC interview «check this»
SmellySkidmark: Web page «check this»
RobZee: Round 3 of the GT3 series tonight (Tuesday). You will need the Release Candidate updated on Steam. Steam client > rf2 > properties > betas > Release Candidate
Mike: Apologies to Monroe and Frank, both of you were ahead of me, seperate incidents. Almost took SS out on the last lap, but he made it through. PHEW.
HITMAN: Guys headsup WTCC championship starts this Thurday FDG every 2 weeks with prize money $100 1st $50 2nd $25 3rd
HITMAN: guy just to let you know WTCC round 1 has been posponed til Thursday 5th May due to the server being hacked
SmellySkidmark: off with their head!
HITMAN: guys WTCC server is back and running first round thursday night 8:30 quaily. all information on FDG Discord new TS 103.52.117.75
Goanna: FDG’s WTCC Rnd 1 starts tonight, Qually at 8:30pm AEST
SmellySkidmark: Server updated
Goanna: WTCC Rnd 2 tonight, Qually at 8:30pm AEST
SmellySkidmark: WalterClect lol ju iz gon
Goanna: Rnd 3 WTCC Challenge tonight, Qually at 8:30pm AEST
StanDaam: Looks like Dug has been drinkin and posting shouts again!
StanDaam: My post was funnier when there was 3 pages of Russian spam above it... :P
GrimDad: Sorry StanDaam I will leave it there next time you post ;)
StanDaam: Cheers Grim! :)
FBruno73: Hey quick and sexy people! Miss you! So, WTCC?? Would like to check dates and try to join. Where can I find more info? Cheers!
SmellySkidmark: Hiya FBruno, that series is hosted by another group FDG, they have posts in our forum if you haven't found it yet.
FBruno73: SS good man! Hope you doing good mate! I think I'll try the mod first. Cheers!
Goanna: FDG WTCC Rnd 4 raceday, Qually at 8:30pm AEST
FalconEL: Did we change Isle of Man versions lads?
SmellySkidmark: ahh yep IOM is now v2.00 uninstall previous ver before you join the server, it'll DL from there or grab it from TS
FalconEL: Roger.
SmellySkidmark: bye bye domasver
SmellySkidmark: server updated
RobZee: Information on the next GT3 Series (3) «check this»
SmellySkidmark: Probably the easiest way to have Kyalami is to subscribe from «check this»
SmellySkidmark: see ya round Rickeymooft NOT
Ashton: I was wondering if one of u guys could give us a hand with downloadin that aussie legends mod
SmellySkidmark: It's in these forums as well, but it's in 1 large file «check this»
RobZee: Series 2 completed...congratulations to Chris Donnelly, RickPack and SS on their podiums.
Thank you to all participants for yet another competitive and enjoyable series! «check this»
FalconEL: Cheers for another terrific season all, great fun. To those that use the BMW next season, enjoy! Will try to keep up with you! :)
SmellySkidmark: Yes as always it's been a very competitive series, and a new series is just about to start. «check this»
Goanna: FDG WTCC champ Rnd5 tonight, Qually at 8:30pm AEST

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1 year 3 days ago #1 by Somatosis
Somatosis created the topic: Hi
Evening All,

Long time off liner here, looking to get some online experience. Tonight I joined in for the GT3 round at Silverstone. First off, thanks to Chris P for the referral. Online has been a little intimidating prospect (not to mention logistical impossibility due to time constraints) but tonight's experience (although thwarted as you'll see below) was amazing - what a great bunch of blokes! Huge thanks to Rob for helping me get started, well almost!

I managed to join the xfactor server for practice last night and right up until this afternoon all has been well for my ageing, but still functional Logi DFP.

Getting into qualy tonight, an odd problem - nothing on the dash. I could see the wheel move and hear the gear select but no throttle response. Rob went to great lengths to help me out, even creating a separate TS channel and we troubleshooted a lot of things but to no avail (RF2 calibration screen was fine).

Unfortunately I wasn't able to make the start of the race so looking forward to catching everyone for the next one.

UPDATE - Offline test netted the same result. If I start from the garage with AI control all is fine and race start is fine too. I wonder if online race start would have had the same result...

Anyway, really appreciate everyone's warm welcome and hope the race went well. I'll post this to the studio397 forum and see what gets turned up..

Cheers
Stu

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1 year 3 days ago #2 by Somatosis
Somatosis replied the topic: Hi
ok I think I know the problem and boy is my face red! I set RF2 up for my son this arvo, he's way too small to reach the pedals properly or do anything really so I turned all assists on so he could cruise around a bit.

In turning everything back off I didn't pay enough attention to 'auto start engine' which I had previously left on.

Turns out ignition is a fairly integral part of getting the crank going..

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1 year 2 days ago #3 by SmellySkidmark
SmellySkidmark replied the topic: Hi
G'day Somatosis, welcome to online racing, it certainly can become addictive fun.
Don't worry about the little mishap with the starter, I bet your not the first to do that or the last.
Hope to see you practicing online aswell, there's usually someone on most nights.

SS



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