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Old 12-19-2008, 10:38 AM   #31
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real interesting thread here!
recently i did some well structured doe (design of experiment) tests on my car which was really interesting the body choice was one factor i tried and it turned out to be one of the biggest factors to influence lap times at my track so it is well worth studying.
so is there anyone who has 3d scan data from bodies?
i've got no problem with some cfd analysis time (it's my job) I just don't have the capabilities to do the 3d scan bit.
I know a couple ppl that do, would have to call in a favor
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Old 12-19-2008, 10:58 AM   #32
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Old 12-19-2008, 11:46 AM   #33
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thanks for all the help. It is for foam tire carpet racing.
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Old 12-19-2008, 12:08 PM   #34
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Can't go wrong with the Protoform Mazda 6.

This is the one that I like as well.
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real interesting thread here!
recently i did some well structured doe (design of experiment) tests on my car which was really interesting the body choice was one factor i tried and it turned out to be one of the biggest factors to influence lap times at my track so it is well worth studying.
so is there anyone who has 3d scan data from bodies?
i've got no problem with some cfd analysis time (it's my job) I just don't have the capabilities to do the 3d scan bit.
I know a couple ppl that do, would have to call in a favor
that would be interesting but i also just found this:
http://www.david-laserscanner.com
it's freeware(up to certain level that might be enough), so I might have to find out if it works and see if it is accurate enough for our purpose.
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Old 12-19-2008, 05:29 PM   #38
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that would be interesting but i also just found this:
http://www.david-laserscanner.com
it's freeware(up to certain level that might be enough), so I might have to find out if it works and see if it is accurate enough for our purpose.
probably not the same LMAO
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lol, no graduated about 6 years ago lol. I work for a grand am race team now..
which team? do they run in the Rolex series?
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which team? do they run in the Rolex series?
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