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    Don't get me wrong, I never said I did not...

    Don't get me wrong, I never said I did not understand the diagram or how to read it. Neither did I say that I did not understand the realities/limitations/uncertainties of modeling tires (especially...
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    tires

    @ Silente. Thank you for uploading the curves. Our tires differ quite a bit in how they respond to load. Your tires peak at smaller slip angles as the load is increased, mine are the opposite way....
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    discussion

    @ Silente. I don't think it is a plotting feature at all. I can trace this points to actual calculated "car states", and you can see it clearly in the zoomed in figure, where the lines show the trend...
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    I agree with you all. If you don't like the...

    I agree with you all. If you don't like the design event in Michigan, you should definitely come to FS Spain. I mean, don't get me wrong, the whole event is very nice, good weather, ambient, and the...
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    The diagrams

    I understand what you mean because that was my first thought and it is easy to understand/visualize when saturating just one end of the car. For instance, leaving beta = 0 and increasing steering, it...
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    Well, during lunch I took a quick look at RCVD...

    Well, during lunch I took a quick look at RCVD chapter 8, and Figure 8.7 seems to have both its max-g ends also curled or candy-wrapping-paper-like, similar (in concept but still, not in shape) to...
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    My moment diagrams

    This thread went crazy long and deviated. I stopped reading the long posts at page 6 so forgive me if this has already been discussed. That said, I would really love for all you people much more...
  8. LOL about the software license haha Ashir, ...

    LOL about the software license haha

    Ashir,

    I recommend you take a look at a Honda Civic (just the first that came to my mind) front suspension arrangement (any Civic from 88 to 2001, at least)....
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    watch out

    Hey fxrtransmissao,

    With the Torsen, carefully spend time thinking how will you transfer torque from the ring gear to the torsen housing.

    The Torsen is a pretty "cheap" solution that can cost...
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    my contribution

    At my 3rd world team we used large (at the back) and small (front) diameter DGBBs for years. I won't say we were a top team but at least we were consistently in the top 15 in AutoX. I never saw a...
  11. Thread: anti dive setup

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    This thread went crazy. May I contribute with a...

    This thread went crazy.
    May I contribute with a question, or should I say, an additional point of view. A lot of talk in this thread has been going on about (and maybe it didn't touch this enough)...
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    I couldn't agree more. I think this is an...

    I couldn't agree more. I think this is an infinitely valuable statement, and to people who haven't realized that this is true, note that the statement is coming from the faculty advisor of GFR. At my...
  13. Thread: anti dive setup

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    To mams and gautham: Claude put a very subtle...

    To mams and gautham:
    Claude put a very subtle but important point in his previous post (point number 5). An anti-dive front suspension setup will partly help control the pitch attitude of the car....
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    Hi Brian, excellent discussion you started. I...

    Hi Brian, excellent discussion you started. I will leave my input (although it will only guide you to what you have already decided).

    I was in my team from 2007 to 2010. Driving AutoX and...
  15. FS UK overall winner and 2nd place were both on...

    FS UK overall winner and 2nd place were both on air bike shocks. Would be cool to have input from someone of these teams on the topic.

    Awesome cars.
  16. AMZ is running air shocks for FSUK 2013.

    AMZ is running air shocks for FSUK 2013.
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    Sorry I don't follow the design discussion but I...

    Sorry I don't follow the design discussion but I gotta say this,

    @ theTTshark

    As someone else said, that is why I said pre 2011, top 5 design teams and then top autox (almost the same track...
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    I always liked more the pre 2011 endurance...

    I always liked more the pre 2011 endurance running order (top design finalists and autox starting at 2 pm)
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    Talking about design finals, remember that design...

    Talking about design finals, remember that design is partially about having a fast car but it is also how you know and understand your car that counts.In fact, how you as a team attacked the problem...
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    haha sorry guys I can't upload it right now. ...

    haha sorry guys I can't upload it right now.

    But anyway, Cornell just put a link to another photo very much alike

    https://twitter.com/CornellFSA...260004769795/photo/1

    Hope it works.
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    Sorry you are totally right, it was 4 am here and...

    Sorry you are totally right, it was 4 am here and I was reading the results from a blurry cellphone photo I got sent, that's also why I posted just 3 of each.
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    Overall: 1. Stuttgart 2. Tallinn 3. Akron ...

    Overall:
    1. Stuttgart
    2. Tallinn
    3. Akron

    Endurance
    1. Akron
    2. Tallinn
    3. Laval
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    I thought the same as you, but also thought that...

    I thought the same as you, but also thought that maybe he was asking if there was something special about USB doing good.

    Anyone has the results of skidpad and accel? A pic or something
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    Charles I didn't quite understand your question...

    Charles I didn't quite understand your question but if you see the results you can see we (USB) have always done good at cost.

    Gotta be one of your strong points when you are in a contry with...
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    This competition is going to be insane hahaha ...

    This competition is going to be insane hahaha

    Love to see all this aero cars.
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