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    RE: U-Turn

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    I missed the start of this thread. Who wants to turn at ~7g and why? Damian ------Original Message------ The intent of this challenge is to enter the u-turn at 100 mph and exit the u-turn at 100 mph on a 100 ft radius with minimum speed variation around the radius. This is NOT ...

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    RE: U-Turn

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    I forgot all about the Darwin awards. I can hardly figure why anyone would actually try to replicate such a stunt, even Myth Busters. Dick Baugh Retired ME ------Original Message------ Definitely an urban legend.   JATO Rocket Car - Wikipedia Here is the Mythbusters  crazy attempt to recreate ...

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    RE: U-Turn

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    I remember the driver as being the winner of the Darwin award for that year. ------------------------------ Luther Cox Conyers GA ------------------------------

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    RE: U-Turn

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    OK for flat track: 100 mph - 147 feet per second 147x147/100 = 216 feet per second per second centrifugal acceleration That works out to 6.7 g's According to Road and Track The New F1 Cars Pull Nearly 8g in the Corners For reference, Aerobatic light planes are certified to 6 g's ------------------------------ ...

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    Good morning As an associate member involved in automotive service and repair I post the following observation for your review It seems that some vehicles are constructed in such a way that what should be simple procedures are sometimes very complicated We find ourselves asking the same question What ...

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    Louis,?? Point taken, but not quite on the target, at least this unique target.?? We rented it to learn about it, because we have done this several times with different models, to find one that "works for us".?? And it wasn't cheap.?? Once upon a time when we were first married, ...

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    It is not 100% clear the exact location of the women with bike at first detection of 6-sec away.  The time resolution of the sensors are good enough to determine the direction of the woman/bike's travel, such that it should have been able to determine that they are going in the direction of the vehicle's ...

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