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    Getting around a minimum radius hairpin.

    [QUOTE Michael Royce]
    I wondered how many teams would be caught out by that hairpin.

    I think what has happened is this...

    The 'Monkey see, monkey do' habit that has developed, teams determine...
  2. Constantine, What size is your throttle body?...

    Constantine,

    What size is your throttle body?
    Teams often get into tuning and driveability trouble if they use the standard throttle body with the restrictor.
    In order to get good resolution...
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    Thanks for posting that Doug, sad though it might...

    Thanks for posting that Doug, sad though it might be.

    The linked JM article on 4WD F1 cars was a really interesting read.
    I had read it many years ago, but did not understand then what I...
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    Formula Bharat 2018

    I attended Formula Bharat in Coimbatore, India last month and thought I should comment on a few
    technical things I noticed. The standard of the cars in the mid pack and lower end seems to have ...
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    FSAE Australasia 2017

    http://premium.goauto.com.au/formula-sae-given-green-light/

    Pat
  6. Vishnu, I hope your team will attend Formula...

    Vishnu,

    I hope your team will attend Formula Bharat (whether as competitors or just spectators) in January at Kari Speedway in Coimbatore.

    I have a presentation aimed at exactly what Claude has...
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    Sticky: I spoke with the publishers at FSUK. They are...

    I spoke with the publishers at FSUK.
    They are still waiting for some input, it seems some contributors are a bit slow.
    I asked Willem Toet to submit an aero chapter.
    Hopefully the book will be out...
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    Julian, I have to disagree, it was a great...

    Julian, I have to disagree, it was a great competition. Won narrowly by Cardiff from Birmingham and Karlstad.

    Certainly, the high end cars from the continent were missed, but the top end of the UK...
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    Many here might not understand that reference,...

    Many here might not understand that reference, but I do and I agree 100% Erik.

    The original old saying was "When you are up to your ass in alligators, it's hard to remember the original intention...
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    Sticky: How far away is the second edition Michael? Pat

    How far away is the second edition Michael?

    Pat
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    Juan, You do realise that John's last post on...

    Juan,
    You do realise that John's last post on this subject was 7 years ago?

    Pat
  12. Jakob, It is god manners to introduce yourself...

    Jakob,

    It is god manners to introduce yourself before asking for information.

    As Tim observed, you didn't look too hard to find an epic thread on jacking. It took me seconds to find it here......
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    Dunk, it has been my experience that most of the...

    Dunk, it has been my experience that most of the cars that break or don't start are already over 200kg.
    Any minimum weight rule is flawed because of the various car designs. A composite, 10" car...
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    Panayiotis, All of your examples are rules...

    Panayiotis,

    All of your examples are rules compliant.

    Pat Clarke
  15. Controls and System Engineers at JLR in the UK

    I have been contacted by a friend with the following infoormation.

    Jaguar Land Rover is looking to recruit some new controls and systems engineers to the team,
    would you be willing to put the...
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    Sticky: Mahmoud Kassab, Read your private messages! ...

    Mahmoud Kassab,

    Read your private messages!

    Pat Clarke
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    Sticky: Mamoud, I have just issued you a first warning...

    Mamoud,

    I have just issued you a first warning infraction.
    I suggest you read and heed the accompanying message

    Pat Clarke
  18. The T6.1 suspension rule is the original 'Anti...

    The T6.1 suspension rule is the original 'Anti GoKart Rule', written many years ago after some teams brought what were effectively gokarts to the competition.
    The rules makers decreed that all cars...
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    Jay, Sometimes it is better to shut up and...

    Jay,

    Sometimes it is better to shut up and just let the matter lie.

    Pat
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    Great in theory Jay..... Until some lunatic with...

    Great in theory Jay..... Until some lunatic with a blown, over bored Hyabusa decides to give it a burl without the restrictor :-)

    Pat
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    mtheo, ...

    mtheo,

    https://www.formulastudent.de/academy/pats-corner/advice-details/article/pats-corner-back-to-basics/

    Pat
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    Umashanker, You might get taken a little more...

    Umashanker,

    You might get taken a little more seriously if you showed the courtesy of introducing yourself before demanding help.

    Pat
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    Mohamed, You just don't understand what Z is...

    Mohamed,

    You just don't understand what Z is trying to tell you! Take another look at the cartoon.

    Meanwhile, get an engine...any engine that fits the rules. Otherwise you will still be looking...
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    It is not for me to confirm, but I understand...

    It is not for me to confirm, but I understand there is a delay due to the withdrawal of the major sponsor.
    You should direct any enquiry to the organisers as I do not speak for them.
    This makes the...
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    Thijs, I wasn't there, so it is improper for...

    Thijs,

    I wasn't there, so it is improper for me to have an opinion and I haven't really heard 'both sides of the story' (you know the old saying about three sides to every story?).
    I don't know...
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