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Old 09-08-2003, 09:37 AM
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Notice the rim brake and custom caliper




Custom stressed block with Kawasaki heads (from JDM 250cc I-4)
Also Custom transaxle with Honda CBR600 internals, custom diff, and carbon trans case.

http://dot.etec.wwu.edu/fsae/v30/v30pics.html

Damn that is sexy, and built by students.

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Old 09-08-2003, 10:10 AM
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holey moley that is cool.

I wonder what the advantage of the rim brake is?
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Can you remove the wheel for tire changes quickly? I would think that having the disc attached to the wheel would make that a bit difficult.
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is there a complete shot?

why is everything now aday a coke commercial? first american idol now racing engines
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote, originally posted by cingham &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">why is everything now aday a coke commercial? first american idol now racing engines</TD></TR></TABLE>
joke? sarcasm?

That coke can is there for size reference. Not many V8s that small......
If it were a real V8 it would be a bud can
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Old 09-08-2003, 11:05 AM
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very old news, but still good news. their third iteration of that block design was 8 lbs!

they also made design finals if i remember correctly
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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I wonder what the advantage of the rim brake is?</TD></TR></TABLE>
They can fit a much larger brake in there, it is only a 10" wheel and it has a rotor that is about the size of the one on my (ISU) car with 13" wheels.

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Can you remove the wheel for tire changes quickly? I would think that having the disc attached to the wheel would make that a bit difficult.
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If you need to change tires quickly you havn't thought ahead, the longes race is 20km.

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">is there a complete shot?</TD></TR></TABLE>
The link in my first post has about 30 more pictures.

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD>Quote &raquo;</TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">very old news, but still good news. their third iteration of that block design was 8 lbs!
they also made design finals if i remember correctly
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Only old if you have been in the scene, I just got on ISU's team 2 weeks ago and found this in one of the photo albums. They may have done well in the static events, but you can't run w/o a starter per the rules, so no one knows how well they actually did.

I wonder if they would give my the code for that stuff, we are trying to get a bigger CNC here and if we do I want to make a engine/trans like that for a gokart. That thing has to scream.

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Our car doesn't have a sexy V-8, but it's still fast. I was on Lehigh FSAE from '99 to '03

To get an idea of what it takes to build one, check out our gallery

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I go off and on here at Ga Tech. Our head engineer told me about teams that pursued custom engines like that. He said they tended to be impractical and unreliable. Still very cool in my opinion.

This reminds me how I need to get really involved with FSAE. I always get discouraged and quit going.
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Old 09-08-2003, 02:18 PM
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Any of you guys running turbos? I have some ?s about relability for you. Even though ISU will be staying N/A for now.

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