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    Poll: well that is interesting info...

    well that is interesting info...
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    Poll: I am pretty sure they still hold the rights on VR...

    I am pretty sure they still hold the rights on VR and W style engines that are based on VR design.



    I didn't know that they got anywhere near 50/50 distribution with the big engine hanging off...
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    I personally like AWD for it's safety. The main...

    I personally like AWD for it's safety. The main draw-backs have been mentioned already.

    RWD is better when it comes down to it.

    AWD is safer.

    Still doesn't mean that I am not going to keep...
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    Poll: thats where the challenge lies...:)

    thats where the challenge lies...:)
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    Poll: Look at what the W engines are in: the fastest...

    Look at what the W engines are in: the fastest supercars and some of the most powerfull luxury cars. I would think that you don't see them in racing because cooling can be a problem as well as the...
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    Poll: Yes you want to go for something like the last...

    Yes you want to go for something like the last picture. Unequal length wishbones is a classic. I hope that some of your main concerns are keeping unsprung mass at a minimum, and of course proper...
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    Poll: So no comments what-so-ever about my two variable...

    So no comments what-so-ever about my two variable compression ideas?

    So everyone thinks they are perfect?

    I guess I will have to keep thinking about both. That and the idea of combining both to...
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    Poll: I am working on two ideas. One: Similar to...

    I am working on two ideas.

    One: Similar to Saab's idea only because we will be designing either a V or W12 it doesn't seem smart to have the massive cylinders and heads moving around arcing in...
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    Poll: If you can post some images of the system and...

    If you can post some images of the system and maybe a quick description of how it works at the moment that would be great.
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    Poll: Well I guess then that this thread is open to...

    Well I guess then that this thread is open to all!

    I am hoping to be able to get an MSN conference going with me jediali and P4g4nite (although I need P4g4nite's msn account if that is going to...
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    Poll: What? You have got to be kidding right? First...

    What? You have got to be kidding right?

    First of all I wanted this thread to be the place where the engine department can consider ideas and think out loud as it where without having to account...
  12. Too bad you can't smell CO2... ;)

    Too bad you can't smell CO2... ;)
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    Poll: Actually just having FI doesn't mean that you...

    Actually just having FI doesn't mean that you don't need variable intake systems. Yes the turbo (or supercharger) will pressurize the manifold but as the cylinders open and start breathing air in you...
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    Poll: UCP Supercar II: Engine Department.

    WARNING: This is a thread for the engine design team only, If you have comments and you are not part of the engine design team please contact a member of the team by PM or post the comment in another...
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    Poll: Damnit jediali you got the stuff!! I only have...

    Damnit jediali you got the stuff!!

    I only have autodesk inventor 8.... :o

    Anyways about the W12 idea... I looked at the thread, the problem with the interferring pistons could have something...
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    Poll: But it has been done to death. Have some...

    But it has been done to death. Have some imagination. We don't just want to design a GT we want to design a very good GT that has many good qualities, originality being one of the key ones.
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    Poll: What about long front hood, cabin at the back,...

    What about long front hood, cabin at the back, everything raked back...?


    Check out the Maybach Excelero, think ultimate batmobile!

    My dream GT right there....
    ...
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    Poll: Don't worry jediali I was just thinking out loud....

    Don't worry jediali I was just thinking out loud.

    Personally I do want some form of FI as that can make the engine more efficient but let us save the decision making until later when we know what...
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    Poll: It is not being used in F1 And all that is...

    It is not being used in F1

    And all that is only possible with a 42 volt system running through the whole car. I would rather try to get the engine as mechanical as possible get rid of as much...
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    Poll: Welcome I dont think engine analyzer pro will...

    Welcome

    I dont think engine analyzer pro will be of mcuh use since we (me and jediali) are considering pretty advanced stuff. However it will be usefull in the begining. I hope we can all get...
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    Poll: I voted GT but I don't care if it is a 2 door 2+2...

    I voted GT but I don't care if it is a 2 door 2+2 or a full 4 door 4 seater as long as I am allowed to think up a big engine with lots of grunt!:D

    Jediali and me gonna design one helluva engine!
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    Poll: Well I am thinking 6L V12 as the base. Still...

    Well I am thinking 6L V12 as the base. Still thinking if it should be turboed, SCed or dual twincharged (heavy, big, but very fun!)


    I hope the suspension team takes a look at the BOSE suspension...
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    Poll: I had a short blast in a '05 Subaru STi. It...

    I had a short blast in a '05 Subaru STi. It didn't have any trouble taking off with 6000rpm WOT and dumping the clutch. And yes that is with the DCCD set to 50/50.
    The revs drop quickly and the...
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    Poll: I suggest that Engine and Drivetrain be kept...

    I suggest that Engine and Drivetrain be kept together.

    That is if drivetrain is Transmission, drive shafts, LSDs, ETC that sort of thing???

    I think that they are highly dependant on each...
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    Poll: Hahaha then I would blame the driver in your case...

    Hahaha then I would blame the driver in your case :D
    forgot to let the clutch all the way out didn't you?




    just because it is clutchles doesn't mean that the engine has to stop when the car...
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