Beginning the Rear Suspension

We’ve made good progress on the semi-trailing arms over the past two weeks. They should be finished with one week to spare before competition.

Design by Jared Teifel:trailingarmrender Kyle Olson (Left) and Jared Teifel (Right) plasma cut the uprights and struggle with Windows 9520140325_110258 20140325_131940 20140325_170051 Wheel Bearing housings20140326_163626

Bending the trailing armsIMG_8652 20140403_164823Checking the fit
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Front Suspension progress

In March we finalized the design for our unequal length A-arms and they are almost entirely fabricated.

Design by Abraham Kezirian
aarmrenderBoring out the Ball Joint housings
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1966903_10152690644163032_1552721902_n Abe (freshman teammate) will be the team’s allstar welder by his senior yearIMG_8650Suspension tabs will be the final addition
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3/5/14 Gearing up for competition

Our 2014 competition is being held at the University of Texas, El Paso on April 24 – 27th. Our designs are being finalized and we’ve received our parts and materials so let the building begin! We have less than 2 months left to finish fabricating our car, so stay tuned for a look at our final CAD models and fabrication process.20140305_164305