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    2002: 71 in (1803mm) 2003: 66 in (1676mm) The...

    2002: 71 in (1803mm)
    2003: 66 in (1676mm)

    The main reason to go smaller is the smaller turn radius. Considering the same sprung mass distribution and the front unsprung mass moved 5 in back, it...
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    Hi Nigel, I'm in the process of evaluating the...

    Hi Nigel,

    I'm in the process of evaluating the re-valving our shocks and we have no experience in that. We measured our shocks properties on a shock dyno and I would certainly re-test them if I do...
  3. Thread: Driver's Seat

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    Look for 2 part foam. We buy it from a local...

    Look for 2 part foam. We buy it from a local plastic industry.
    "Tip": Provide lateral support without interfering with the pilot's elbows...

    Gabriel Denoury
    Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal FSAE...
  4. Thread: Wheel Offsets

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    For 13X6in wheels... 1)Kodiak motorsports...

    For 13X6in wheels...

    1)Kodiak motorsports
    http://www.kodiakmotorsports.com/

    rebates for FSAE teams and your offsets are avaible (give them a call to confirm the exact number, it's even faster...
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    We deal with a local "precision pipe bender"...

    We deal with a local "precision pipe bender" company present in Quebec and Ontario, Canada. They usually deal with industrials and manufacture steam generators, heat exchangers...
    It's not to...
  6. Thread: Lubricants

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    Look for bike synthetic oil. We had no problem...

    Look for bike synthetic oil. We had no problem with it since it is designed for this type of clutch.

    Gabriel Denoury
    Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal FSAE
    www.fsae.polymtl.ca
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    We switch to narrower rear tires than last year,...

    We switch to narrower rear tires than last year, and there is no buget involved in this (an exception!). I can see many reasons to this decision such as:

    -(unsprung) weight
    -traction is not...
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    I am curious how you are going to be measuring slip angle.
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    I have not tried this yet, but I think that...
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    I have a question about a pretty basic issue. I'm...

    I have a question about a pretty basic issue. I'm finalizing A-arm design (construction now, geometry is pratically done). We have used for some years Chassis Shop's tube adapters because we are...
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    I have a question about a pretty basic issue. I'm...

    I have a question about a pretty basic issue. I'm finalizing A-arm design (construction now, geometry is pratically done). We have used for some years Chassis Shop's tube adapters because we are...
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    I confirm the situation that most canadian...

    I confirm the situation that most canadian schools programs are finished before the competition. Since 3 years, no member from our team had problem dealing with their employers a week off for the...
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    École Polytechnique de Montréal 2000 -...

    École Polytechnique de Montréal

    2000 - 579lbs
    2001 - 529lbs (2nd year car...)
    2002 - 509lbs
    for steel space frame cars with ABS bodyworks, and too much small things that make the difference...
  13. Thread: CV Joints...

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    Check for All Terrain Vehicles drivetrain...

    Check for All Terrain Vehicles drivetrain components too. We have used them for 2 or 3 years without any problem. We mix Bombardier's CV joints with Honda Hubs and machined splined shafts. Works well...
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    Our bodyworks from the last 3 years were designed...

    Our bodyworks from the last 3 years were designed by a engineering student with Catia V4 , definitively not the easiest way to do it. I had the chance to work with industrial designers this summer...
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    I just discovered autocross this summer at the...

    I just discovered autocross this summer at the same time as some of our team members. We started autocrossing because we have heard it frome other FSAE teams. It's a good way of getting practice in a...
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