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Old 05-28-2021, 07:59 PM   #31 (permalink)
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That's an interesting challenge.
I wonder if we could assemble a team ecomodder
There is quite some room for improvement to be seen on these vehicles and their driving strategies.
After we complete 24hrs of Lemons, we can discuss the much more expensive challenge of competing in a solar race.


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I'm not going to Australia, the women are too hot. And I hear there're spiders.
At first glance I thought you were saying the women were spiders. Women shave their legs in Australia, right?

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Old 05-29-2021, 10:02 AM   #32 (permalink)
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Pick a race then let's see if we can even agree as to what the design is (maniacal laughter sound track applied). Remember a camel is a horse designed by committee.

Can we even design a soapbox racer?
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Your search term is 'Gravity racer'. There have been some build threads.

My vote is for the Hyundai design


www.autoevolution.com/news/hyundai-soapbox-is-an-affordable-diy-project-for-family-and-friends-148664.html
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My vote is a powerful electromagnet in the nose that pulls on the gate as it falls to get the slight advantage required to win every time.

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