Duke University Motorsports is a student group that designs and builds open wheel, single seat race cars to compete in the Formula SAE competition sponsored by the Society of Automotive Engineers. The team consists of Duke students from both Pratt and Trinity, in all classes. The purpose of the team is to provide students with a way to gain practical design and manufacturing experience in a fun and challenging setting.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
We had a slight problem before where the drivetrain didn't fit on our frame mounting points. That issue has now been resolved by milling down one diff cap, and everything fits fine now. The lower mounting tabs still need to be made and welded in, shims need to be made, and half shafts need to be cut to length.
Before - notice how the right bearing carrier doesn't match the frame mount location