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[VEHICLES] Changing tire friction ingame?

I’m new to UE4 and tryin’ to start out with a racing game using the Vehicle Advanced template, Blueprints only. I’d like to change the tire friction while ingame and couldn’t find a direct option in Blueprints to edit the ‘Friction Scale’ field in the Tire Type Asset. Changing this manually while not playing gives me the desired result but I have to do it ingame for gameplay purposes (to stabilize a drift car in high speeds, to be specific). I also tried playing around with the Tire Friction field in the Phys Mat but for some reason, it doesn’t seem to make a difference at all, despite claiming to be ‘multiplied by our parents’ values’ (Dunno what that really means, but I thought it’ll amp that tire friction from tire type asset). Can anyone please help me out here and point where I might be going wrong?
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TL;DR - How to change Tire Friction ingame using Blueprints?**

Engine Version: 4.10.4
OS: Windows 8.1

Thanks,
Surya Sel.