After stalling for a while now, I have so much more to do on this stinking Blog :p. Short and sweet: I have the suspension.
I have corrected some Natural Frequency calculations and applied new-found Motion Ratio information after working through bump/droop travel and empirically measuring the MR in the rear and front of the car. AbarthSuspensionForm This is version 0.4. I replace all the links by the same name, so you don’t need to necessarily download the sheet from this… Continue reading The Best Spreadsheet Yet
I have finished editing a quick video that I made when I saw an opportunity to run an HPSI Unichip Stage 2 on my car (once again!). I am currently using a Seletron ChipBox and definitely enjoy it’s additional boost, however, that HPSI tune literally wants to tear your face off any chance it gets.… Continue reading Testing PiggyBack Tunes on a 2015 Fiat 500 Abarth
Hello All, As I was making my How To video for the spreadsheet I tracked down a few bugs that left out the rear torsion bar and front stay bar contribution to roll stiffness and thus, impacted the Front Roll Couple calculation. The updated form is here: AbarthSuspensionForm. The YouTube video is here: Fiat 500 Abarth Spreadsheet… Continue reading Updated Suspension Spreadsheet (v0.2)
Years ago when I was studying Electrical Engineering at the University of Ottawa, I had the opportunity to dive into learning what makes your car go bouncy-bounce! (Or crash! and Bang!). I held a lead role for the proposal and research stages of designing a Formula SAE car for the purpose of competing against the… Continue reading Automotive Suspension Design and Tuning