Rollcage: Thanks C&B and Cartesian

As promised, here is a picture of the new rollcage, featuring Terry. The major changes are the angled front bar, more robust mounting plates, and additional bars in the sides and rear. We’d like to thank C&B Welders for helping us with welding the cage. They did a great job …

Gluing the ribs in!

Earlier this week, we bolted the suspension cage and rollcage to the ribs, in order to align the ribs properly in the car. Then, on Saturday we glued the ribs down onto the shell and did a carbon fiber layup over them to add strength. We made a chamfer at …

We found a bird!!!

Last Saturday, in the middle of our work session, a bird suddenly flew and/or fell into the Autobay while the garage door was open! It looked sick or injured and Alex Chambers took care of it, giving it meager accommodations in an empty plastic storage box, before animal control was …

Big Thanks to Cutting Edge Water Jet!

We went to Cutting Edge Water Jet in South Beloit to get our carbon fiber structural ribs cut out. Cutting Edge’s waterjet process can cut parts of practically any material up to 144″ x 144″ in size, and causes no heat damage or warping. They also have other capabilities such …