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    http://server3.uploadit.org/files/trn272727-dsc_00...

    http://server3.uploadit.org/files/trn272727-dsc_002_small.jpg

    This is how we test for our aceleration driver.
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    http://server3.uploadit.org/files/trn272727-dsc_00...

    http://server3.uploadit.org/files/trn272727-dsc_002_small.jpg

    This is how we test for our aceleration driver.
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    yep chuck that's exactly what i'm saying, if you...

    yep chuck that's exactly what i'm saying, if you swap the leads it swaps the wave around and
    you will always get error's when cranking.
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    CRIP Crank Reference Index Position it's the...

    CRIP
    Crank Reference Index Position

    it's the amount of degrees between when the cam sensor is triggered to TDCC Cyl 1.

    Chuck the sensor's are only Rising edge if they are wired around the same...
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    if your using reluctor pickup's and the timing...

    if your using reluctor pickup's and the timing light is showing an inconsistent spark chances are you have the pickup sensor wired around the wrong way. Try changing the crank pickup trigger setting...
  6. Thread: Body Fabrication

    by Colin
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    just a word of warning, do not underestimate the...

    just a word of warning, do not underestimate the amount of time it takes to make a reasonable body in fibreglass, specially if you've never done one before. So if your a first year team I would...
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    To all the Victorian (AUS) teams testing at...

    To all the Victorian (AUS) teams testing at Calder, we've found it really hard to get any test day's there between now and the event. This is a big problem for us as it is our only test venue and...
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    To all the Victorian (AUS) teams testing at...

    To all the Victorian (AUS) teams testing at Calder, we've found it really hard to get any test day's there between now and the event. This is a big problem for us as it is our only test venue and...
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    yep, that's pretty much what we've ended up doing

    yep, that's pretty much what we've ended up doing
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    due to closeout rules you have to have a floor so...

    due to closeout rules you have to have a floor so there is no reason why you can't put the tank under that as your firewall, under the seat has the added safty advantage of not being wedged near the...
  11. Thread: Fuel Cell design

    by Colin
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    if you are going to use that fuel foam be...

    if you are going to use that fuel foam be carefull where you put it because if you put it in the wrong spot it can restric fuel access to the pump pickup.we had a situation last year where we got...
  12. Thread: Opitical sensors

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    There's not drama having the sensor perpendicular...

    There's not drama having the sensor perpendicular to the trigger wheel, specially with the GT101, that sensor will work with nearly anything. Best and cheapest way to make a trigger wheel is to get...
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    here's a link to most fsae-a...

    here's a link to most fsae-a teamshttp://www.sae-a.com.au/fsae/participation.htm
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    the diff in the polaris has a viscous coupling ...

    the diff in the polaris has a viscous coupling that pushes against a series of clutch packs, pretty neat and very easy to adjust lockout, all you have to do is shim the clutch pack. And we've had...
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    The F4i has a better alternator Reg on it (more...

    The F4i has a better alternator Reg on it (more amps), and I could be wrong but I think there are more windings on the stator, a better charging system is definitely worth $200 in my opinion.
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    Yea NZ carbon model looks pretty trick doesn't...

    Yea NZ carbon model looks pretty trick doesn't it. Got out our car out a couple of weeks ago, currently it's getting "blinged" up for our launch on Thursday, I'll post some pics when it's finished.
  17. Thread: Frame materials

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    Doesn't CrMo have the same Young's modulus as...

    Doesn't CrMo have the same Young's modulus as mild steel? Same Modulus of elasticity means same stiffness in the chassis, and mild steel is soooooooooo much easier to fishmouth.
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    The body of the pot (the green thing) bolts to...

    The body of the pot (the green thing) bolts to the 90 deg flat to stop the entire pot from rotating, the shaft of the pot is then locked in by a grub screw to the rotating shaft in the centre of the...
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    some photos's of our install...

    some photos's of our install
    http://fsae.com/eve/forums/a/tpc/f/8356059423/m/91010273121

    info on the pot (search for CAT. NO. RP8504)
    http://www.jaycar.com.au/productResults.asp?FORM=CAT
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    nice one, see ya there

    nice one, see ya there
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    the CBR is just a contact switch, very basic, and...

    the CBR is just a contact switch, very basic, and as previously discussed there's a fair bit of work to convert it to a gear pot, but it can be done, good luck.
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    Weight, Cost Report. carefully reemed bushes...

    Weight, Cost Report.

    carefully reemed bushes should be fine as long as your rack body arm's are sufficiently long enough (just make sure it's not longer than your reemer), if your worried about...
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    yea we can still use the inside of the thunder...

    yea we can still use the inside of the thunder dome, it's not ideal though. The area is very long and narrow it's all we've got at the moment so we make do with it. if the NZ guys want to come out...
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    Reluctance sensors' can be a pain to set up, like...

    Reluctance sensors' can be a pain to set up, like Jarrod said you have to set it up with a CRO both to check polarity (most don't produce a nice symmetrical sine wave) and to set the trigger levels,...
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    Just to add to what Dwayne said about our car,...

    Just to add to what Dwayne said about our car, initially we just ran the standard sump, overfilled as Denny said and only with minimal baffling. We ran that setup for 3 years no problem. Then we...
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