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    thankyou Mumpitz and jd74914 !

    thankyou Mumpitz and jd74914 !
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    Is there any other technology, ultrasonic or...

    Is there any other technology, ultrasonic or otherwise... that is commonly used?
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    <$1000 would be good
    <$200 would be fantastic

    It's for a 200kW (ish) truck engine

    I had consider an FTI, FT-20, 9-90GPM , 1" ID

    I have no idea how much this would cost
    I had also...
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    Measuring Coolant Flow Rate

    Has anyone measured coolant flow rate in a pipe?

    And I mean a closed system on a loaded (hot) engine....

    What device did you use?
    Were you on a dyno, or driving?
    Was it any use? Accuracy?...
  5. Got them sorted. Thx

    Got them sorted.

    Thx
  6. High Rate Springs for Penske Non Adjustable Quarter Midget 7800 Shocks

    Uni Queensland - Australia are looking for these springs:

    2 of 300 lbs/"
    2 of 350 lbs/"

    We want them for Penske Non Adjustable Quarter Midget 7800 Shocks

    Can anyone help us?

    Frank
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    +1 to what Kevin said If you are using scales...

    +1 to what Kevin said

    If you are using scales and jacks, note your scale accuracy, and significant digits.

    Also, make sure you dont yield the frame of your FSAE car. If you are not sure, I'd...
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    Show me yours!

    Show me yours!
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    Answers for 2004 UQ Racing Team, Australia We...

    Answers for 2004 UQ Racing Team, Australia
    We race in December.

    1. spaceframe

    2. Yes Torsion tested

    3. Torsion tested in October, 2 months before competition.

    4. FEA in January, 11...
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    I like plywood. I dont like messing around with...

    I like plywood. I dont like messing around with glue so much.

    So what to do for the ATS roll hoops?

    And spring / damper from a kmart bicycle? or something more rugged?

    And could you convert...
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    Hi Pat, What's your wish list for the ATS?

    Hi Pat,

    What's your wish list for the ATS?
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    Designing an ATS would mean I'd be far to busy to...

    Designing an ATS would mean I'd be far to busy to post in this forum. That's a good thing yeah?

    I've been lately working for an "ex-government department" who transport lots of coal by rail. In my...
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    I'm super keen to build an ATS! Not so sure...

    I'm super keen to build an ATS!

    Not so sure about the that drawing board business.. hand calcs yes, but I draw the line at pencils
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    If you lay out a tight track then a "mario kart"...

    If you lay out a tight track then a "mario kart" should win.

    what about a spring starter? http://springstarter.com/uploa...starter_on_ferry.wmv

    i can picture a Tokyo Denki driver furiously...
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    I have not validated lap simulations, but...

    I have not validated lap simulations, but personally, I don't think aero makes these cars significantly faster. If it's an open track, by FSAE standards, then I believe aero can be faster.

    One...
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    i say: MOAR to yaw acceleration. MOAR to corner...

    i say:
    MOAR to yaw acceleration.
    MOAR to corner exit traction.
    MOAR to rear weight.
    MOAR to stiff chassis

    BOO to electronics
    BOO to bad ergo
    BOO to bad controls
    Boo to weight
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    I would like: A comfy seat position with elbow...

    I would like:

    A comfy seat position with elbow room, where the steering setup lets me pull steer.
    Slipper clutch
    Spool
    Air bottle shifter (but I’d settle for a good stick shifter)
    2 pedals...
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    I’m not talking about “bearing slop”, this does exist and will contribute to the histeresis of the chassis. This requires a whole new thread, and we will need to discuss chocolate and coffee in great...
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    With regard to FEA not being equal to physical...

    With regard to FEA not being equal to physical testing

    I would say the primary sources are, in order of merit:

    Engine mounts not treated well in FEA( depends if engine is a major load path ) ...
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    I think we should move away from cheese and discuss red wine.
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    There exists a roll centre at the front and rear,...

    There exists a roll centre at the front and rear, just as any typical suspension. Moving the height of the “Active In-Frame Twister Joint” above or below the roll axis would cause the chassis to...
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    http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/frankapa...

    http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/frankapalooza101/phys_zpsefaac7d5.jpg

    http://i1301.photobucket.com/albums/ag114/frankapalooza101/stiff_zps9b3f85fe.jpg
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    The following statement applies to a chassis with...

    The following statement applies to a chassis with no torsional stiffness: (case A)

    During lateral acceleration, the sprung mass elastic weight transfer is distributed between the front and rear of...
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    If you make the restrictor from a soft material,...

    If you make the restrictor from a soft material, like SLS or plastic, then you are wise to leave it well undersize, like 19.92mm

    It is not uncommon that the steel no-go gauge is pushed into the...
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    LOL...

    LOL http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif
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