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SmellySkidmark: The new build is out, you'll need to opt out of the beta and load NONE to join the server
SmellySkidmark: I wouldn't click that link
GrimDad: link removed
SmellySkidmark: thanks GrimDad
SmellySkidmark: Quick change of venue for Tuesdays race due to a shit track...
Package: Oulten park - you hit me in the feels SS
SmellySkidmark: Goodo, jump on TS if ya see this 7 min after yours
Package: Hey mate whats up?
SmellySkidmark: PM Package
RobZee: New Series beginning Tuesday 4th October with the Mitsubishi Evo. A change of pace for the final series of the year. «check this»
SmellySkidmark: thanks GrimDad again
RobZee: [color=orange][size=4]Congratulations to Rickpack, Chris Donnelly and Sputnik on their podiums![/size][/color]

Rick produced an unprecedented performance, winning 20 from 21 races!
However, positions 2 & 3, 4 & 5 and 6 & 7 were only decided in the final race at Sebring.
Thank you to all that took part in this series.
SmellySkidmark: We are going to move Qualify to 9pm from the start of daylight saving
Mike: I think the track limits are a little bit too severe on the Argentinian track. I did several laps certainly within the limits compared to the prvious track and it kept invalidated my times. ( ? )
Mike: invalidatING. sorry, I'm very old O.O
SmellySkidmark: Mike, I've turned down the cut track system, I hope it's better now
Mike: Thanks SS, now I can do my usual paddock excursions.
SmellySkidmark: I wouldn't try those links. Bye Bye Renkcigexcacy
GrimDad: links removed
SmellySkidmark: Thx GrimDad
SmellySkidmark: We're not changing to the Release Candidate today with a race tonight. Probably tomorrow or the day after
SmellySkidmark: Server is updated to the current release candidate 1131
SmellySkidmark: Rolled the server back to 1130, due to setup issues
SmellySkidmark: Server is updated to the current release candidate 1131, for testing
Goanna: Temp workaround to have setups showing in MP. Start rF2 and go to SP and assign a setup to your car.... Join server and setups should be available (can save/assign/delete etc). Downside is you'll need to do this every time you want to join a server
SmellySkidmark: Thanks Goanna I was just about to Quote you
SmellySkidmark: The server is back 1130 AGAIN! Still got setup issues
SmellySkidmark: TS is down for a bit, use Outlaws TS tonight
SmellySkidmark: Server updated to the RC 1131
SmellySkidmark: LIVE coverage from Sandown «check this»
SmellySkidmark: Opps thats Saturday, heres Sunday live «check this»
SmellySkidmark: Server has been updated to the newest build 1131, (betas = None)
SmellySkidmark: Server updated still build 1131
SmellySkidmark: Island Magic Phillip Island Sunday Live «check this»
RobZee: A short Summer Holiday Series to start soon! «check this»

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1 year 5 months 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 5 months 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 5 months 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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