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    If it works for the wall of death then it should...

    If it works for the wall of death then it should work for FSAE...

    http://fb-troublemakers.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/1003653_602864306410578_669610362_n.jpg
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    Sorry I couldn't resist... ...

    Sorry I couldn't resist...

    http://www.thedatereport.com/dating/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/mawwiage.gif
  3. XFSAE, Forum etiquette would have you edit a...

    XFSAE,

    Forum etiquette would have you edit a post with addendum vs creating a new post for each addendum. You can do this by clicking on the "Edit Post" button. Consolidating your thoughts before...
  4. I would start with looking up the Cheaparral...

    I would start with looking up the Cheaparral Corvette that competed in the Grassroots Motorsports $2007 challenge. There is a nice PDF of the how's and why's of what they did along with a bunch of...
  5. Thread: Leaf Springs

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    Z, I sent a message to your personal email...

    Z,

    I sent a message to your personal email about this topic since your FSAE.com mailbox says it is too full to receive messages. Also here is a nice writeup with diagrams about what you referred...
  6. Thread: V-Twin

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    With a good team to properly develop this engine...

    With a good team to properly develop this engine that 50-60hp number being thrown isn't hard to get with this.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqztOLYcwek

    Briggs and Stratton racing was getting...
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    Fun fact that I should throw in based on the last...

    Fun fact that I should throw in based on the last couple posts. The 2007/2008 UB FSAE car used a Satchell Link solid axle with a pullrod and rocker arm connected to each birdcage...
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    If this guy can make stuff like this tinkering...

    If this guy can make stuff like this tinkering around in his garage you can do one yourself...

    http://thekneeslider.com/16-cy...-andreas-georgeades/
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    Removed prior post and response. Detracted from...

    Removed prior post and response. Detracted from thread.
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    To add to mdavis statement...does anyone...

    To add to mdavis statement...does anyone set/check the track and wheelbase so it can fit in the back of a variety of pickup trucks and use that as part of your marketing and design strategy. Seeing...
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    60 degree V12's are smoother in mechanical...

    60 degree V12's are smoother in mechanical balance as well as torsional excitation than a V8's. The history of airplane engines as well as race engines have always favored them for that,fashion,etc....
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    Yeah the guy who wrote that doesn't have the...

    Yeah the guy who wrote that doesn't have the background to understand the tribology behind it but the the concept seemed sound. Balancing the system wedges would be an interesting problem to work...
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    ...and while I am at it here is a link to...

    ...and while I am at it here is a link to something I found that currently holds my fascination...

    http://hildstrom.com/projects/boxer/index.html
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    Fun fact: Almost all of the WW2 high...

    Fun fact:

    Almost all of the WW2 high performance V12's were fork and knife connecting rods in order to keep the engines as short as possible and to reduce the vibrations as a result of offset...
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    The old FSAE Walbro fuel pump kits came with a...

    The old FSAE Walbro fuel pump kits came with a single sealing washer (triangle rubber shaped on the inside) that worked great. They offer a version through McMaster that may work the same...
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    Speaking of sprint cars.... ...

    Speaking of sprint cars....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...PFz9DY&feature=share

    ...try explaining all that is going on with those cars jeez!!!
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    Sticky: The Japanese have come up with a brand new...

    The Japanese have come up with a brand new testing method that trumps all else....

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?f...bedded&v=-vj0ld8rCEs
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    Go visit a team in Brazil that has a good history...

    Go visit a team in Brazil that has a good history of international competition so you can touch and feel the car to get a better idea of what you are doing.
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    Cole, That design is fairly typical of a F500...

    Cole,

    That design is fairly typical of a F500 car just a different variation of it. It was most likely copied over from that series. For example...
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    We used a 1.75 OD but they make 2.00 now as...

    We used a 1.75 OD but they make 2.00 now as well...

    http://www.hyperracing.com/pag...tore.aspx?class=1100

    Since I am linking a sprint car shop I should take a moment and point out that is was...
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    Z, Would you car to comment about combining...

    Z,

    Would you car to comment about combining your longitudinal z bars and the twin beam concepts? I got into a conversation with someone about it and we were trying to figure out if it would be...
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    Just noticed that Guelph AWD car is in these...

    Just noticed that Guelph AWD car is in these pictures in reference to my previous post...

    http://fsae.com/eve/forums/a/t...20528151#24720528151
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    Guelph did a AWD car (2004?) that used an front...

    Guelph did a AWD car (2004?) that used an front diff and front axle set off an ATV so it is possible to have the "necessary" steering angle.
  24. Thread: Fantasy Car

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    I said copper plating and/or paint, not copper...

    I said copper plating and/or paint, not copper paneling.
  25. Thread: Fantasy Car

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    jlangholzj, I have never been a fan of copper...

    jlangholzj,

    I have never been a fan of copper in flat-ish surfaces since it always appears to be too much shine. On tubular/conical surfaces it works much better since its just enough to look...
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