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    I see your "Rock'n'Roll" and raise you a "Go Baby...

    I see your "Rock'n'Roll" and raise you a "Go Baby Go"...from 2005 no less.

    http://engsoc.queensu.ca/formulacar/GalleryFiles/2005%2...slides/IMG_3386.html
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    didier, great looking car. its good to see you...

    didier,
    great looking car. its good to see you guys are coming to michigan, and that you're still using those dampers...we'll have to compare notes at competition.

    John Valerio
    Queen's FSAE
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    hi again steve, make sure you have something to...

    hi again steve, make sure you have something to say to the judges about high temp wear rates. we were hit with that one, and the old "limited FSAE driving time" argument didn't hold much water.
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  4. yeah sounds like we're on the same page. now all...

    yeah sounds like we're on the same page. now all we need is the TTC Round 3 moment data to be fixed...
  5. steve, thanks for the reply. a few comments about...

    steve, thanks for the reply. a few comments about your method.

    yeah i agree that you can make your suspension react in a lot of different ways with the geometry, but most of the methods lead to...
  6. interesting approach steve. you dont have to...

    interesting approach steve. you dont have to reveal anything about your setup, but how are you achieving an increasing steering effort with increasing cornering accel? typical aligning torque curves...
  7. that wouldn't really work because self-aligning...

    that wouldn't really work because self-aligning torque (i.e. steering effort) is a function of slip angle and therefore changes considerably based on driving style and how hard the driver is pushing....
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    interesting idea, i could see it having merit in...

    interesting idea, i could see it having merit in some systems, but i think for our application you're just introducing more stiction to the system. also your infinite rate bar would probably have to...
  9. Igor has a good point, plus the 1 cyls already...

    Igor has a good point, plus the 1 cyls already get the fuel economy advantage, so I dont think an absolute weight score would be a good idea.

    I would, however, support a score based on how far...
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    anyone really interested in F1 NEEDS to read...

    anyone really interested in F1 NEEDS to read these documents:

    http://www.fia.com/sport/Championships/F1/formula_one_2011.html

    long story short, 2011 rules change proposals include attempts to...
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    anyone really interested in F1 NEEDS to read...

    anyone really interested in F1 NEEDS to read these documents:

    http://www.fia.com/sport/Championships/F1/formula_one_2011.html

    long story short, 2011 rules change proposals include attempts to...
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    Originally posted by Pete Marsh: Both...

    [QUOTE]Originally posted by Pete Marsh:

    Both the engine and hand brake need to be really good.[QUOTE]

    handbrake on entry i suppose, but i was going for more of an elegant solution.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Wesley:

    you would want a very high roll stiffness -...
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    yeah i foresee a watermelon-sized turbo on his...

    yeah i foresee a watermelon-sized turbo on his fsae car.

    R/T, what team are you with? maybe you can add your school name to the impressive amount of acronyms in your sig.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Infinity:
    the rear has no tie rod
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    wow, what a hell of a weekend. i was lucky enough...

    wow, what a hell of a weekend. i was lucky enough to be at the gp, and this was definately a race for the history books. 4 safety cars, only 12 finishers, hamilton's first (of many) win, and of...
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    i would say to lock it. the older model KLFs (the...

    i would say to lock it. the older model KLFs (the ebay link and the first schematic link) didn't have a salisbury by the looks of the drawings, and an ATV with an open only diff would be pretty...
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    salisbury LSD if i'm not mistaken...although i...

    salisbury LSD if i'm not mistaken...although i haven't seen one with so few friction plates. change between parts 92180/A through D (different thickness washers) to change the preload on springs...
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    jerry, thats an amazing website, thanks for...

    jerry, thats an amazing website, thanks for sharing it!

    and yeah,

    http://www.bikebandit.com/partsbandit/showschematic.asp?dept_id=276294

    and unless i'm missing something huge, i'm with ian...
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    how urgent? ...

    how urgent?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/86-Kawasaki-KLF300-KLF-3...QQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
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    i interpret it the way maverik does. in our...

    i interpret it the way maverik does.

    in our SSEF approval email there was a note added including the following:

    "next year there will be a rule change mandating a redundant load path through...
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    Heard this one after submitting our SSEF: ...

    Heard this one after submitting our SSEF:

    Frames must be designed to transmit all loads AROUND the engine (i.e. no more semi-stressed engines).
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    http://www.millikenresearch.com/fsaettc.html ...

    http://www.millikenresearch.com/fsaettc.html

    info regarding the tire testing
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    fair enough. my point was just that you won't be...

    fair enough. my point was just that you won't be comparing the fastest each setup can be. i guess we run stiff enough and slow enough that just throwing wings on won't dig you into the ground.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Superfast Matt McCoy:

    3. drive without wings
    4....
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