light and strong Audi R8 V8

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by FaisalJ » Thu May 09, 2019 7:49 pm

bam_bam wrote:It's not an answer... it's a question. Why all of this weight reduction, what's the reason for it?
I’m intrigued too?

I’m assuming you track it? Would love to see a video


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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by bam_bam » Fri May 10, 2019 11:28 am

FaisalJ wrote:
Thu May 09, 2019 7:49 pm
bam_bam wrote:It's not an answer... it's a question. Why all of this weight reduction, what's the reason for it?
I’m intrigued too?

I’m assuming you track it? Would love to see a video


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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Sat May 25, 2019 7:56 am

Hi

Why do you reduce the weight of a body? This shortens the time during the transition from a to b.

When power is increased, the time decreases again.

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by FaisalJ » Sat May 25, 2019 8:06 am

Speedr8 wrote:Hi

Why do you reduce the weight of a body? This shortens the time during the transition from a to b.

When power is increased, the time decreases again.

Tom
Sooooo... no trackdays?


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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Sun May 26, 2019 7:18 am

Hi

The next lightweight will be used.
Instead of the aluminum cover now a part made of carbon. The original cover weighs 2.1 kg, the part of the GT 1.2 kg and the carbon only 0.62 kg.
I had used the part of the GT.

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by bam_bam » Tue May 28, 2019 10:42 am

Speedr8 wrote:
Sat May 25, 2019 8:22 am
Hi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgQTP68_zkw

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:53 am

Hi

And the next ease.

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Covkiller » Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:16 am

It would be good to see a running total of weight reduction in your posts, the last I see is your car weighs 1330KG
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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Sat Jun 15, 2019 10:39 am

Hi

See on page 27 there are 1320 Kg.

All measures since this weighing together are about -11kg.

With this cover made of carbon it should soon be -12 kg.
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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Thu Jun 20, 2019 12:35 pm

Hi


The next carbon cover is ready.
Weight series 1.070 kg and the part made of carbon 0.67 kg.

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Fri Jun 21, 2019 4:04 pm

Hi

Carbon part is installed :boots:

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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Covkiller » Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:13 pm

Well done Tom :thumbs:
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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by Speedr8 » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:16 am

Hi

And again a little more lightness.

The carbon side skirts from German Rush are used.
I think the parts will be present in 14 days.
Thanks to Loui from German Rush for delivery to Germany.

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Subsequent picture of the front underbody panel made of carbon.
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Re: light and strong Audi R8 V8

Post by FaisalJ » Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:02 am

So - do you not do trackdays in this car?


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