Light Years Ahead

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Light Years Ahead

Post by Rope-Pusher » Sun Oct 06, 2013 5:49 am

Interesting discussion about weight saving designs coming out of GM. Slides show how new components compare to heavier components from previous vehicle. Also talks about strategies on where to cut weight for the most effect.

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Re: Light Years Ahead

Post by Bawked » Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:15 pm

That was a good discussion, good to see GM moving towards lighter structures. Lightness breeds better performance, handling and economy!

Good to have the chief engineer there, seemed very knowledgeable and emphasised doing the basics right
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Re: Light Years Ahead

Post by noob5,000,000 » Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:18 pm

Bawked wrote:That was a good discussion, good to see GM moving towards lighter structures. Lightness breeds better performance, handling and economy!

Good to have the chief engineer there, seemed very knowledgeable and emphasised doing the basics right
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Re: Light Years Ahead

Post by Bawked » Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:50 pm

noob5,000,000 wrote:
Bawked wrote:That was a good discussion, good to see GM moving towards lighter structures. Lightness breeds better performance, handling and economy!

Good to have the chief engineer there, seemed very knowledgeable and emphasised doing the basics right
Whoa! There's an SN I haven't seen in a long time.
It has been a while! Working seems to kill spare time :(
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Re: Light Years Ahead

Post by AHTOXA » Sun Jan 26, 2014 9:58 pm

Good to see you back, Bawked!
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Re: Light Years Ahead

Post by Rope-Pusher » Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:01 am

Bawked wrote:That was a good discussion, good to see GM moving towards lighter structures. Lightness breeds better performance, handling and economy!

Good to have the chief engineer there, seemed very knowledgeable and emphasised doing the basics right
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Re: Light Years Ahead

Post by Squint » Tue Jan 28, 2014 9:57 am

If we're having lightning [sic] wars, I call this guy on my team.

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