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  1. I'm sure Brian Lewis can help you out. Actually,...

    I'm sure Brian Lewis can help you out. Actually, I've thought about doing the same thing for my street car that's running the PE3.
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    I'm still not sure. I thought that superdave guy...

    I'm still not sure. I thought that superdave guy was only a myth, a legend if you will, who was constructed to awe new members...

    Also I can't picture Wes as the new guy asking questions. ...
  3. Thread: suspension

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    The Incredible Machine.

    The Incredible Machine.
  4. Absolutely. You can't have power without work....

    Absolutely. You can't have power without work. We're arguing about rate dependent lap times (power) but there are a lot more considerations than that (torque and tractive force) that actually make...
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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 Phil1988:
    Hey,

    got another question...
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    I once made a flute with a bunch of bottles, as...

    I once made a flute with a bunch of bottles, as well as a slide whistle. When the rest of the shop looked at me like I was an idiot and asked me what I was doing, I replied, "Intake research."

    I...
  7. Bingo. Has nothing to do with power. It is...

    Bingo. Has nothing to do with power. It is important to note that power is a calculated number from torque itself. Torque is measured. Cars are unique in that they operate across a wide speed range,...
  8. The impact that the intake and exhaust design on...

    The impact that the intake and exhaust design on the power peaks is small compared to the impact the factory decisions regarding valve and port size and cam specifications have on the power curve....
  9. Thread: radiator design

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    Sticky: The reservoir doesn't necessarily have to be...

    The reservoir doesn't necessarily have to be above the engine. Review the dry sump circuits and a pressure transducer will tell you as much.

    As for an oil cooler on an Aprilia, at least in our...
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    What's your plenum design look like? Sounds like...

    What's your plenum design look like? Sounds like either:

    -You have a vaccum leak on cyl 1-2 and it's leaning out.

    -You have a vaccuum leak in cyl 3-4 and you've now leaned it out so much they...
  11. You know....it really doesn't much matter. if...

    You know....it really doesn't much matter. if you build an engine that makes say 50 ft-lbs torque at 5000 or an engine that make 25 ft-lbs at 10000 rpm becasue you still have the transmission and...
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    http://i40.tinypic.com/34zm4up.jpg It weighed...

    http://i40.tinypic.com/34zm4up.jpg

    It weighed a lot. Multiple Pounds. But it was so rich.
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    I was looking for a water well service in the...

    I was looking for a water well service in the area and came across this interesting document. An excerpt:





    http://www.pricelesswaterwells...Manual_Sept_2009.pdf
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    I was looking for a water well service in the...

    I was looking for a water well service in the area and came across this interesting document. An excerpt:

    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div...
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    Don't even ask about our 2006-2009 cars. All of...

    Don't even ask about our 2006-2009 cars. All of them had TPS sensors JB welded on for that very reason.
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    I remember you offering free air fresheners that...

    I remember you offering free air fresheners that one time! Sounds about par for the course.

    I had hell trying to find fuel injector connectors for a Bosch EV1 injector - like one of the most...
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    Nice. Maybe that's enough of an in to get...

    Nice. Maybe that's enough of an in to get Discovery to do a show on FSAE....
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    Rachel! I haven't read it yet but I sure hope he...

    Rachel! I haven't read it yet but I sure hope he mentioned you guys. We'd have been sunk without you!

    And great job, Matt! Making OU proud yet again!
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    Hey anyone from S&T, I was watching American...

    Hey anyone from S&T, I was watching American Pickers and could have sworn I saw a picture of your 2009 car on the wall of a steel plant they were at in Missouri. I can't remember the name of it now....
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    There are pages and pages of threads and volumes...

    There are pages and pages of threads and volumes of papers written on the effect the restrictor has on power levels. Looking at the power graphs shows you what you need to be competitive, but tells...
  21. Thread: Wheels!!!

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    You may get carbon fiber for free, but do you get...

    You may get carbon fiber for free, but do you get machine time, machining foam or other mold/buck material for free, a oven/autoclave for free,

    Most of all, can you get that much time for free...
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    I wonder what the hoop wave analysis would look...

    I wonder what the hoop wave analysis would look like in a steel tube frame....
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    If your reply to the judges question "How did you...

    If your reply to the judges question "How did you size your radiator" is "We used the 1/3 rule" It better be followed up by "as a starting point for further testing and calculation."

    Every time I...
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    One thing I can say about headers and noise is to...

    One thing I can say about headers and noise is to get all your transitions as smooth as possible. When you weld two sections together make sure there aren't ridges or slag protruding into the flow...
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    Your required system pressure will depend on...

    Your required system pressure will depend on injectors - flow ratings are given at a specific pressure, and you should keep your system pressure relatively close to operating specs unless you know...
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