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    I would like to add that I loved how well run...

    I would like to add that I loved how well run FSAE is compared to HPV. I did FSAE first, but ended up doing HPV for my senior design project. The roll hoop rules for that competition are...
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    Purdue ran a gear drive in 2003. The rear...

    Purdue ran a gear drive in 2003. The rear structure was an aluninum box that also contained the gear drive.
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    Make friends with your campus police or campus...

    Make friends with your campus police or campus security. It was easy for us to make friends with the campus security because when they would come throught the engineering building at night, we would...
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    We used .020 aluminum, I believe 6061. We ended...

    We used .020 aluminum, I believe 6061. We ended up bonding some fiberglass along the seems, the very light stuff that is used for model airplanes. We did that because of fatigue and leak concerns.
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    Really get two if you can. We went with only...

    Really get two if you can.

    We went with only one set and not even a set of rain tires. We get passed all tech and were in line for the brake test when it started to rain. We convinced our...
  6. Thread: Wheels

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Lot of job shops that run mag have buckets of sand near their machine they...
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    So our students machine shop is offering to buy a...

    So our students machine shop is offering to buy a hot wire kit and they asked me three online so they could decide which one to buy. I am looking to see if anyone has any recomendations. They said...
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    So our students machine shop is offering to buy a...

    So our students machine shop is offering to buy a hot wire kit and they asked me three online so they could decide which one to buy. I am looking to see if anyone has any recomendations. They said...
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    My senior design project is the bike for the ASME...

    My senior design project is the bike for the ASME Human powered vehicle competition. I was really considering making some sections out of carbon, but with this shortage it may make this impossible. ...
  10. I have always used my home adress as my billing...

    I have always used my home adress as my billing address and shipped anything to my current address. This way all of these flyers are sent to my home. The downside is that my mom would complain...
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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 ss_collins:
    That just bad luck! </div></BLOCKQUOTE>
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    Well as a ex-FSAEer and forced to finally give it...

    Well as a ex-FSAEer and forced to finally give it up, I am doing a human powered vehicle for the ASME HPV competition.

    Rob, we have thought of a stroker design like you mentioned. But really...
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    Reading it at Barnes and Noble? Why did I not...

    Reading it at Barnes and Noble? Why did I not think of that? I feel like a moron because I have about 4 years of back issues at my home. Then I finally subscribe and two weeks later they offer a...
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    I am pretty sure a certian university from New...

    I am pretty sure a certian university from New Foundland was sponsored by a beer company and bar. The beer company gave them all the beer they needed. So the bar allowed them to rent out the bar,...
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    john.dupree(at)gmail.com

    john.dupree(at)gmail.com
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    With its "upside-down" wing set high above the rear tires, like a guardian angel of downforce, and Chevrolet V8, the Chaparral 2E became an instant racing classic when it debuted at the Can-Am...
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    With its "upside-down" wing set high above the rear tires, like a guardian angel of downforce, and Chevrolet V8, the Chaparral 2E became an instant racing classic when it debuted at the Can-Am...
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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 Travis Garrison:
    Z,

    That chassis weighed ~55lbs...
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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 Neil S:
    http://www.autoweek.com/news.cms?newsId=102690...
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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 Kamil S:
    My idea for a spec engine only relates to...
  21. <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Z:

    Or turn your 600/4 engine back to front, so the...
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    Renault keeps saying they are not running an...

    Renault keeps saying they are not running an extreme rear wieght bias, but this may have to be taken with a grain of salt. They have said that thier extreme launches are because of a "fundamental...
  23. Ben, You aren't suggesting that teams cheat are...

    Ben,
    You aren't suggesting that teams cheat are you?
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    No, I'm saying many people get parts custom made so the idea of a 'retail price' is up for discussion.

    Cheating and...
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    Good to see that this is a national phenonom. I...

    Good to see that this is a national phenonom. I see the same quality at my school, except that kart would be made with a team of four, which will go unnammed, but starts with m and ends with...
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    Our car had small blade type anti roll bars about...

    Our car had small blade type anti roll bars about 1.5 inches long. We machined them from 4340 and heat treated them. During the endro the rear anti-roll bar broke. It broke because the team member...
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