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Old 02-06-2008, 09:57 PM   #1
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Today in class we were going through problems. The professor has a power point presentation with all the problems on it. At one point he accidentally skipped ahead by a slide and i saw a picture of a Bonneville come up and disappear as he moved back. And I'm like, *gasp* was that a bonne? The I turned the page in my book and saw it. lol

The problem involved figuring out what degree of an embankment is required for a car going 30 mph in a turn to cancel out friction of sliding off...And in transcribing the problem to paper I spent extra time drawing the 'Free Body Diagram' as my Bonnie, lol. The guy next to me now believes I am nuts

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You are Nuts You sure have the Sickness...

That was just too cool

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you sir are rediculous, and awesome at the same time
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Outstanding, now for extra credit, go roll your Bonneville onto an appropriate incline and offer up the photos to the prof as proof of the equations (or ask him why it didn't work out in real life like the book suggested)

(I'm kidding of course...you can't drop friction in real life...nice drawing though )
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That is so awesome!
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Cool sketch, good job
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AWESOME!!!!
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See if your professor will allow you to demonstrate your answer at a local race track
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Upon closer inspection, that Bonnie has a truly odd set of taillights...
Appears to be a 96-99, but the center section is body colored, a la 92-95
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Don't forget to factor in the variables of different tire compounds, track temperatures, humidity, and spring rate.
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