Our Car

Our car for the 2016-2017 Formula SAE competition has been completely re-designed from scratch where we are building based off new design goals and team organization.

Our 2015-2016 Season Car

Goals:

  • Reliable
  • Attainable
  • Affordable

 

Engine

  • 2008 Honda CBR 600RR engine
  • Lightweight 3D printed intake restrictor and plenum
  • Custom mapped MegaSquirt ECU

    Nic Chmiel tests intake fitment.

 

Drivetrain

  • 6 Speed transmission
  • Easily modifiable final drive ratio
  • Torsen differential with custom manufactured axles
Alex Svensson cutting splines on our custom axles.

Electrical

  • MicroSquirt ECU with data acquisition
  • Data aquisition of engine and vehicle dynamics
  • Customized Dash with LED Tachometer
Anthony Butay, Richard Chen, Kory O’Connor, and Raul Rodriguez install strain gauges on push rods.

Suspension

  • Double wishbone suspension, with pushrod actuated front and rear dampers
  • Willwood dual piston calipers
  • Custom waterjetted/CNC’ed aluminum uprights
  • Ohlins TTX-25MKII dampers
Assembled control arms

Chassis

  • 1020 Space Frame
  • Honeycomb composite floor
  • Square tube bottom
Two students install the firewall into the chassis.