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  1. Where are the fire extinguishers???

    Where are the fire extinguishers???
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    Other than a single cylinder Honda, I don't see a...

    Other than a single cylinder Honda, I don't see a lot of similarities. No, when I look at the GFR car, I see '06 RMIT with UWA-classic vehicle dynamics and Monash aero. If Geoff, Kev and Scott has...
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    Here's one of the biggest problems with FSAE/FS...

    Here's one of the biggest problems with FSAE/FS design judging: http://www.fsaeonline.com/content/FSAE%20Design%20Score%20Sheet%20150pt.pdf

    Formula SAE Design Judging Scoresheet

    Suspension ...
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    Dr. Bob, would that be dbA, or dbC? ;^)

    Dr. Bob, would that be dbA, or dbC? ;^)
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    Direct from SAE: the penalty was incorrect and...

    Direct from SAE: the penalty was incorrect and was removed.
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    Some background: it rained Friday morning, and...

    Some background: it rained Friday morning, and the track was declared "wet". By 1100 the track was starting to dry out, perhaps to the standards of "damp", but the stewards made the decision to...
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    We were 3 or 4 minutes late with our SES...

    We were 3 or 4 minutes late with our SES submission. Fair cop, late is late.
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    If you will take a look at the photos from 2015...

    If you will take a look at the photos from 2015 FSAE Michigan, you'll find the car that was 1st in both autocross and endurance used direct acting dampers (Rejoice Z!! We've been listening to you!...
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    The Longacre scales work fine. Build your own...

    The Longacre scales work fine. Build your own fixture for holding and leveling them, it's not that hard.
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    In a way, the same can be said for "Education"....

    In a way, the same can be said for "Education". GFR uses a carbon-fiber monocoque chassis for our cars for several reasons, but the most important reason is our students want to learn carbon-fiber...
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    Geoff, I like your attitude. The Design Event...

    Geoff, I like your attitude. The Design Event needs some fresh thinking.

    The students teams design and build a new car every year. The better teams also apply continuous improvement practices to...
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    I agree Julian, it's nice to see some...

    I agree Julian, it's nice to see some introspection on the part of the FSAE-A design judging organizers. I hope the other major FSAE/FS design organizers will join in.



    Not necessarily stupid,...
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    As a followup to the above post, while the...

    As a followup to the above post, while the references provided give a good overview of creativity problem solving and innovative thinking, they don't talk about the nuts and bolts of design process....
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    I notice with disappointment the latest Design...

    I notice with disappointment the latest Design Judging guidelines released by SAE (http://www.fsaeonline.com/content/FSAE%20Design%20Score%20Sheet%20150pt.pdf) still include a "Creativity" category. ...
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    Actually, you're both wrong, but GTS is more...

    For a keyboard warrior so critical of those encouraging others to challenge and find confidence in their own beliefs/concepts/designs, you're quite keen to promote your own ideologies. With an...
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    It's fairly easy to get volunteers for FSAE...

    It's fairly easy to get volunteers for FSAE Michigan. Lincoln, not so much. Too far from anything automotive. With the e-car competition plus the c-cars, FSAE Lincoln is maxed out.

    I've heard that...
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    No video, I'll try to get that next time. But...

    No video, I'll try to get that next time. But numbers for a stock Honda TRX450. Less than 50 hours, so the muffler should still be good.

    Fast idle on start-up: 101.2 dbC (93 dbA)
    Slow idle...
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    Thank you Bemo, this was exactly my point back in...

    Thank you Bemo, this was exactly my point back in February. At that point FSG had 12 Indian teams taking up FSC slots. Eventually 3 of those withdrew, but 9 participated at Hockenheim. For those 9:...
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    Hi Rob: We currently use the CRF450X engine in...

    Hi Rob:

    We currently use the CRF450X engine in our FSAE vehicles, in pretty much the stock configuration. We've been using this engine since 2009, and have 5 engines that we rotate through the...
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    That is my understanding. NA engine would have no...

    That is my understanding. NA engine would have no plenum limit, but also would still be required to have the throttle body upstream of the restrictor with the resultant plenum volume verses throttle...
  21. Kevin, I agree. And at this point I will also put...

    Kevin, I agree. And at this point I will also put the disclaimer that these comments in no way reflect the actions of the team I am faculty advisor for.

    A few years back the FSAE Rules Committee...
  22. Emphasis mine. We currently manufacture every...

    Emphasis mine.

    We currently manufacture every carbon part on both cars here at OSU, although the DHBW-R has a carbon lab on their architectural plan that should come online in 2016.

    At their...
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    I find all three of these gentlemen thoroughly...

    I find all three of these gentlemen thoroughly enjoyable to talk with, and I count them among my FSAE/FS friends. But Claude, Pat, Steve: I draw the line at worship. ;) ;)
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    I'm going to hijack this thread and take it in...

    I'm going to hijack this thread and take it in another direction. It may be provocative. Some people may be offended. That is not my intent.

    In my experience with German people, they try to be...
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    Who are your customers? What do they want? That...

    Who are your customers? What do they want? That should be on the wall above the desk of every design engineer.

    Geoff, I think you're on the right track here, and I agree with your intentions if...
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