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    Need drivers suits for take a number

    Hey guys, Mississippi State University is here! Unfortunately I forgot our driver suits at home! I am having them overnighted to our hotel, but I would like to ask if anyone would let us borrow one...
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    I think you have a lot of work cut out for you....

    I think you have a lot of work cut out for you. I'll tell you what we did, and that it worked. There may be better ways to go about it.

    1) Triggers for cam and crank - We cut 1 tooth off the...
  3. New Wilwood side mount remote master cylinder CAD

    I figured I would post this hear as people don't seem to look at the CAD thread that often.

    I'm interested in the new side mount remote master cylinders from Wilwood but don't have enough info to...
  4. Thread: Budget Estimation

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    I would say if you estimate the cost of all the...

    I would say if you estimate the cost of all the big parts of the car, including raw materials, and then about $10k for the trip to competition you will end up with a decent budget. I just happened...
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    I'm dying here! Anyone have more info on the...

    I'm dying here! Anyone have more info on the final scores?
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    I'd take it too! Or just tell me where...

    I'd take it too! Or just tell me where Mississippi State ended up. I knows it's low because we had an electrical failure in the first half of endurance.
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    Well if you are making your own brake rotors it...

    Well if you are making your own brake rotors it shouldn't be a problem eh?
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    Alright guys, got a question for anyone that is...

    Alright guys, got a question for anyone that is using / has used the EVO3 Pro data logger. I was trying to transmit a new configuration to the datalogger earlier today when my laptop froze. Upon...
  9. Had 8 tires mounted by a local company two weeks...

    Had 8 tires mounted by a local company two weeks ago. They bent 1 rim pretty bad, the rest were ok. I stayed at the stored and watched them mount them. The first one ( the one that got bent) they...
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    I'm with Drew on this one. Just bore the stub out...

    I'm with Drew on this one. Just bore the stub out and then turn a little plastic or aluminum plug for the plunging system to run against.
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    It depends on the weave really. We had some...

    It depends on the weave really. We had some really thin stuff a few years back and ended up doing like 5 layers ( no core ). I'd imagine if it was thicker we could have done less, or put stiffeners...
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    It is assuming that the vehicle slip angle is at...

    It is assuming that the vehicle slip angle is at a small angle. The cosine of a small angle is close to one. Example. Cos(10deg) = 0.985 which is basically equal to 1 just to simplify the...
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    That is taking into effect transient effects....

    That is taking into effect transient effects. Please continue reading the rest of pg 146 and I think it does a pretty good job explaining it. ( regurgitating the example in my own words below ).
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    The version we used allows the updates on the...

    The version we used allows the updates on the fly. It would re-write the data every so often but it was quick enough the motor wouldn't die during the writing process.
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    Our team uses MegaSquirt and used the closed loop...

    Our team uses MegaSquirt and used the closed loop tuning mechanism to get a base tune on the car. The tables were then altered manually to fine tune the car. Basically we jumped in the car with a...
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    I am just trying to make you think. Why buy an...

    I am just trying to make you think. Why buy an expensive bearing ( or a bearing at all ) when you have stated this quote above?
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    Its called a free body diagram. Also, why...

    Its called a free body diagram.

    Also, why needle roller bearings? Why not ball bearings, or how about bushings?
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    I'm with exFSAE on this one. I'd like to see some...

    I'm with exFSAE on this one. I'd like to see some hard testing with results to show that it even matters. I think the main reason the production car world worries about it is because of the body...
  19. Thread: Wheel hubs?

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    Did you talk to them? I ordered some diff stubs...

    Did you talk to them? I ordered some diff stubs from them two weeks ago and got them last week. Their website doesn't have any of their products on it. You need their FSAE flier.

    Edit: Call up...
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    I'm confused at what your trying to do? Are...

    I'm confused at what your trying to do?

    Are you using the sensor as your brake over travel switch? Why not put a $3 toggle switch and weld a small tab to the brake pedal?

    I agree with using an...
  21. Thread: Tire Warmers?

    by Dash
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    I'm with Tristan on this one. Most of the ones...

    I'm with Tristan on this one. Most of the ones I've seen are just canvas material with some Velcro on it to keep it on the tire. I'd say its probably worth making a set ( super easy ) just to keep...
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    Scotty is the man. Also, the teams could work on...

    Scotty is the man. Also, the teams could work on ordering their things a few months early http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif
  23. Thread: Wishbone Buckling

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    Does it have bearings at both ends?

    Does it have bearings at both ends?
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    pop the hood on your car and see how they do it....

    pop the hood on your car and see how they do it. Most cars have a small metal strap thats bolted down to the frame.
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    qmracer, The company is changing hands and...

    qmracer,

    The company is changing hands and its causing a big mess. I have a CAD model if you like, but there is no telling when they will be back on the market selling things. Earlier in the...
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