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    If you have a login at the FSG website, look at...

    If you have a login at the FSG website, look at the ETH Zurich slides of EuroMold Frankfurt 2008, they describe the manufacturing of a wet-laminated monocoque with joined top and bottom part.

    An...
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    In 2010 we had to weigh our car three times...

    In 2010 we had to weigh our car three times within the first two days of comp. Without modifications, the measured weight changed 5 kg. I am quite sure the officials know their scales.

    If you...
  3. Thread: 2013 FSUK

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    Yesterday, I was very impressed that all four...

    Yesterday, I was very impressed that all four electric 4WD cars with wings lived up to the expectations and secured the top4 placings in the Sprint. Today showed again that FS competition is very...
  4. In 2012, autocross at FSG and FS Austria was won...

    In 2012, autocross at FSG and FS Austria was won by a car with air shocks. So it seems they can work in FSAE. AMZ is using DT Swiss air shocks and I've just seen very similar shocks on the Zwickau...
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    From what I've read on the Tufast and FSG...

    From what I've read on the Tufast and FSG websites, it's not like you describe. The trip was supported by sponsors of FSG (and maybe also FSC) with the idea of international exchange - a Chinese team...
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    They brought their 2010 car, which had its first...

    They brought their 2010 car, which had its first event 14 months before FSC and didn't follow the rules (cost event). In my opinion, it would have been unfair if Munich had won. Think of it more of...
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    We dont know the Design Finals results, yet, so...

    We dont know the Design Finals results, yet, so that might also decide the winner. I wasnt able to watch endurance laptimes live. Was AMZ also among the quickest cars on total time or just on their...
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    KIT is using their 4 cyl engine from last year,...

    KIT is using their 4 cyl engine from last year, but Joanneum seems to be using the AMG engine.

    Tristan, at FSG the combustion cars are protected from the electrics by seperate classes, so we won't...
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    During the day, the wifi is terribly busy and I...

    During the day, the wifi is terribly busy and I havent had much time to wander through the pits, because I was judging Design. I would recommend the AMZ FSAE list on twitter, I'm also in there...
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    Maybe if they make it 75 yards again. Below 4s on...

    Maybe if they make it 75 yards again. Below 4s on a wet track will be impressive, too.

    I'm curious about the new track section they are using this year. Practise area seems to have potential.
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    Let's not forget Monash and other teams which...

    Let's not forget Monash and other teams which have taken their car to an earlier competition, e.g. OBR.

    Can anybody help me getting from Luton to Silverstone on Wednesday after 7PM? Then please...
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    Probably my favourite schedule is to have the...

    Probably my favourite schedule is to have the first round of Design before the dynamic events and the Design Finals in the evening after the first day of dynamics.

    What impresses me is if the team...
  13. Thread: ZF Race Camp

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    It was a nice pre-season event, but only few cars...

    It was a nice pre-season event, but only few cars were driving. Here are some highlights from Design:
    <UL TYPE=SQUARE> <LI> Weingarten has a big display in the steering wheel and they calculate the...
  14. Thread: ZF Race Camp

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    Design is done for today. Not many running 2012...

    Design is done for today. Not many running 2012 cars, except Rennteam and Greenteam Stuttgart and TU Munich. Zurich will attempt the brake trst soon.

    Follow my twittet or AMZ racing's list "FSAE"...
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    Starting today and ending on Friday is the ZF...

    Starting today and ending on Friday is the ZF Race Camp in Friedrichshafen, an event for ZF sponsored teams to prepare for the European events. I am planning to tweet from there provided that I have...
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    Starting today and ending on Friday is the ZF...

    Starting today and ending on Friday is the ZF Race Camp in Friedrichshafen, an event for ZF sponsored teams to prepare for the European events. I am planning to tweet from there provided that I have...
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    When I found this picture and looked at the front...

    When I found this picture and looked at the front wing, I couldn't help but think of this "open wheels" discussion.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo...fbid=389555557774343

    Missouri S&T, did you...
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    Daniel, congratulations for the nice car. What is...

    Daniel, congratulations for the nice car. What is the weight distribution between front and rear? I assume it's not as rear-heavy as DUT11.


    I agree with you when looking at the cars' potential,...
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    Kev, I might agree with your intentions, but do...

    Kev, I might agree with your intentions, but do you think the wording/definition is reasonable and enforcement of the rule is feasible?
    From my point of view, the most likely result of the new rule...
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    I like most of the ideas mentioned here, but...

    I like most of the ideas mentioned here, but don't think it will be legal to open the throttle when the throttle pedal is at 0%.

    With such systems, you are adding a wealth of failure modes. For...
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    [sarcasm=on] So, is this rule banning FS Austria...

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    So, is this rule banning FS Austria for having autocross on Thursday and endurance on Friday?

    If the rule prohibiting professional drivers comes into effect, teams will have to spend...
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    Some points in the FSAE 2013 rules draft which...

    Some points in the FSAE 2013 rules draft which have caught my attention:

    A4.6 Driver Restrictions
    I don't understand why a driver who has driven for a professional racing team is not allowed to...
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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 Kevin Hayward:
    ...One potential move for the smaller...
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    I feel a disturbance in the (down)force. ...

    I feel a disturbance in the (down)force.
    http://home.datacomm.ch/htrainer/FormulaStudent/12-05_AMZ_Rollout_umbrail.jpg

    More pics from Tuesday's Rollout at Sauber Motorsport AG:...
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    Here is a quiz: Which one is the FSAE car?...

    Here is a quiz: Which one is the FSAE car? http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

    http://home.datacomm.ch/htrainer/FormulaStudent/12-05_AMZ_Rollout_Quiz.jpg ...
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