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    "enh, well it's as straight as Mark..." -anyone...

    "enh, well it's as straight as Mark..." -anyone but Mark

    *incredibly loud bang"
    "Don't worry! I'm okay!"
    "Fuck you, is the part okay?!"

    "Don't screw around."

    "I can see you're talking but...
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    Good luck! Again, feel free to come over and see...

    Good luck! Again, feel free to come over and see our MS powered Gixxer if you like. Send me a PM.
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    Lots of sensors can do that. Make sure your CAS,...

    Lots of sensors can do that. Make sure your CAS, CMAS, TPS, IMAP, IAT... sensors are all hooked up and working. The repair manual has acceptable specs for all these. The stock dash will give you...
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    My team has run the CBR F4i with a MS1-extra, I...

    My team has run the CBR F4i with a MS1-extra, I would recommend a Microsquirt though (what we're using now).

    You can also use the stock ECU but only with a piggyback system like Drew said. I hear...
  5. Very cool, it's a shame it never ran a real race....

    Very cool, it's a shame it never ran a real race. My uncle use to race stock at the Oswego Speedway.
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    That looks like messy business in fabrication. ...

    That looks like messy business in fabrication.

    An update: hubs are back from the heat-treaters. We asked if we should have holes in the enclosed sections... heat treaters said no... we were...
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    Well, as with any engineering decisions it's...

    Well, as with any engineering decisions it's always possible to argue it any way you'd like. There are very few cases where steel, aluminum, or titanium has a clear advantage over the other two when...
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    There is also such a thing as too close of a fit...

    There is also such a thing as too close of a fit when working with adhesives. I've also read that Loctite 609 is best for a press-fit.
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    Sticky: I have also found a number of FSAE papers...

    I have also found a number of FSAE papers published by SAE to be junk as well.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Posted March 15, 2009 04:11 PM


    with spacers, bolts, and studs...
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    Well, is that weight of 1.4-1.6lbs with or...

    Well, is that weight of 1.4-1.6lbs with or without fasteners? We estimated the bolts we would need would weigh 0.2 lbs, but these designs have the bolts integrated. There is also still machining left...
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content"> Are those caliper brackets for a floating caliper? </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
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    Bearing housing walls were machine down to about...

    Bearing housing walls were machine down to about 3/16 (ish) and because we expected some warping they will be machined out to 0.125" for a slip-fit to the bearings. The front housing's diameter...
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    This is very true, but with just one old machine...

    This is very true, but with just one old machine at our disposal we can only make so many parts in the time available to us. We have it running as much as we can. We use it to make things like...
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    I have had some interest in the welded steel...

    I have had some interest in the welded steel uprights and the auto-pulse welder settings that we are using this year (Cooper Motorsports) so I decided to post some pictures of the uprights and talk a...
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    I have had some interest in the welded steel...

    I have had some interest in the welded steel uprights and the auto-pulse welder settings that we are using this year (Cooper Motorsports) so I decided to post some pictures of the uprights and talk a...
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    I would recommend the CroMoly (4130 I assume?) we...

    I would recommend the CroMoly (4130 I assume?) we used that in our first car and I welded the entire frame with a scratch-start TIG. We've since upgraded to a Lincoln TIG Precision 375. Use ER70S-2...
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    Also remember strain-rate sensitivity. If you do...

    Also remember strain-rate sensitivity. If you do a "crush test" using a compression tester like an Instron than you have to quantify the strain rate sensitivity of the core you are using. Most...
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    You do not have to make the staking tools...

    You do not have to make the staking tools yourself, I got a set of staking and finishing dies from High Performance Vehicle Engineering for $170 shipped.

    I staked in Aurora HAB-5TGs into a 6061...
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    Have you taken the spark plug and coil out,...

    Have you taken the spark plug and coil out, grounded them to the frame, and watched it spark while the car is running? The ECU might not be triggering the spark properly.

    Have you verified that...
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