We continue to publish the extracts from the technical articles that you find in the latest issue of Vroom International. This extract is taken from ‘Don’t let it freeze’, which is about some precautions to face the lower temperatures of this time of year. Here you find some more practical aspects to be taken care of such us tyre pressure and chassis set-up.
OUGHT WE DO THE PUSH-UPS?
Staying on the subject of “wheels”, don’t forget that as a consequence, tyre pressure has to be adapted. There is no real mathematical rule that tells us...
We carry on the extracts from the technical articles that you find in the latest issue of Vroom International. This extract is taken from ‘Don’t let it freeze’, which is about some precautions to face the lower temperatures of this time of year, and how they influence the performance of your kart.
LOOKING FOR WARMTH
To give you an example of set up in antithesis with “golden rules” of the definition of set up, take camper: in normal conditions, with karts (because it works...
Karting needn’t necessarily …freeze when the cold season steps in, however, all round, it is better to take some precautions to face the lower temperature.
With winter upon us, it is normal to expect cold weather. And for anyone who is exposed to the air, like kart drivers, rally drivers are to be envied), the environmental situation is really felt. At this point, as we say in another column too, you can decide whether to hang up your kart or keep on going to the track for a few laps. However, if you decide to continue using your kart and especially if you want to go back home in one piece, it is better to do a few jobs on it, technical and non-technical. Let’s take a look at one or two things that you could do.
GIVE SETUP A BIT OF GO
If we aren’t lucky enough to find a warm day, almost certainly our kart will start to skid very much more than it usually does. This is due to various reasons: tyres don...