Month: April 2012

Cal Day 2012

Cal Day is right around the corner, and CalSol is excited to celebrate the most wonderful day of the year! Next Saturday, April 21 from 10AM-3PM, CalSol will be showcasing Impulse for the big event! Our team would like to extend an invitation to all. We will be located at the  Etcheverry Breezeway (between Etcheverry Hall and Soda …

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Painted Perfection

After working on numerous repairs to Impulse’s aerodynamic exterior, including making a new canopy out of carbon fiber composites instead of PETG plastic, we dropped off Impulse at Shattuck Auto Collision Center (SAC) this past Monday, and waited excitedly to see her return with a brand-new paint job. This morning our wait was finally over, …

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Suspension and Chassis Update

The Suspension and Chassis team has been working on two fronts recently: helping to prepare Impulse for the American Solar Challenge and designing the major mechanical systems for our next solar car. Our first project of this semester was to reconstruct our broken hub tool – this tool is used to remove the wheels from …

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