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    After making some random MMOI rigs doing...

    After making some random MMOI rigs doing everything wrong (too heavy, too much friction, random things wrong with them, dodgy measurements, random joker making them....) they worked measuring MMOI of...
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    im tossing up an offers for work from a tank and...

    im tossing up an offers for work from a tank and pipeline construction contractor, and a wireline services mob in auatralia. does anyone know much about working for wireline people? its a resoanbly...
  3. Thread: women in WA

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    is it just my imagination, or does...

    is it just my imagination, or does perth/freemantle have a disproportionate number of attractive women here? im not saying its a bad thing, but im now wondering why i dont come over here more...
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    is it just my imagination, or does...

    is it just my imagination, or does perth/freemantle have a disproportionate number of attractive women here? im not saying its a bad thing, but im now wondering why i dont come over here more...
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    A 3-point swing (for yaw) is pretty easy to sort...

    A 3-point swing (for yaw) is pretty easy to sort out, make a stage and hang it from the ceiling. Chain friction and inertia of the stage can be easily calibrated out, not much can go wrong. The roll...
  6. Thread: Curse of Car 2

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    and it was?

    and it was?
  7. Thread: oils aint oils

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    what about clutch lockouts? I know they're...

    what about clutch lockouts? I know they're useful on buggies, has anyone used one on these engines?
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    Does that mean that theres 2" or so of exposed...

    Does that mean that theres 2" or so of exposed sliding surface above and below the upright on the rails? what sort of slop did you have?

    Next step would be to cut teeth in the rails like a linear...
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    Are they funky long swingarms on the rear...

    Are they funky long swingarms on the rear suspension pivoted from the other side of the car?
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    heehee, swarf under brakes........

    heehee, swarf under brakes..... http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

    edit - (talk to the NUS boys about that one....)
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    this is when we could use an on site at comp...

    this is when we could use an on site at comp webcam http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif (or two)

    cheers

    j
  12. yah, we made up one of those.. (pretty rough, but...

    yah, we made up one of those.. (pretty rough, but it works)...its pretty trippy just how much you can bend these babies till something breaks http://fsae.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif ...
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    yeah, but its kinda about being able to produce a...

    yeah, but its kinda about being able to produce a suitable product for the intended market and minimising manufacturing cost. (along with all the rest)

    j

    (I think ill quit now before i say...
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    let me rephrase that in normalspeak - for a...

    let me rephrase that in normalspeak -

    for a quick fix, there is a 2 part epoxy sealant (ie araldite) with a metallic filler that is sold to patch fuel tanks -

    i dont know whether it would...
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    sorry to not let the topic die (and being...

    sorry to not let the topic die (and being pedantic) - but these beasts are apparantly meant to be made on a production line at the rate of 4 per day.... ...
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    Have to agree with Walbro, mig is a good option,...

    Have to agree with Walbro, mig is a good option, if only for speed. (sorry frank - no more oxy for me) It's always difficult to find good info though on what's good to use.
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    http://www.ercolina-usa.com/megabender.htm The...

    http://www.ercolina-usa.com/megabender.htm

    The local dealer of this mob let me play with one of his benders to do our roll hoops, see if you can find a similar machinery distributor. I think I...
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    Provided you warm her up nicely (metho works...

    Provided you warm her up nicely (metho works well), an old Briggs mower goes ballistic running on kerosene. I dont know what this does to gaskets and seals, but it smells pretty.
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