Things like this make it painfully obvious that the AAMA racing ban in the 1950s was a horrible, horrible idea.
Think about what could have happened if the GM brands didn't have to hide motorsports projects through things like COPO and unofficial relationships. » 11/19/14 9:29am 11/19/14 9:29am

Firing pattern and harmonics; which are both determined by geometry. Then the details such as ignition timing, valve opening duration and profile (which affect things like the exhaust scavenging as noted above). » 11/17/14 4:20pm 11/17/14 4:20pm

I've hired on to 'fill the gap' left when a company has moved twice now. It's a pretty effective way to gut any morale a company has when you blatantly show that you view employees as commodities. Try operating an engineering enterprise with a continuous~15% attrition rate? Cuts the retirement costs, but the shit… » 11/17/14 9:36am 11/17/14 9:36am

This reminds me that I still have a ways to go to get as many endorsements on my license (Michigan) as possible. I've got regular/operator (O), motorcycle (CY), recreational double (RR), and Commercial Single Vehicle <26,000lbs., Non-air brakes (CDL-C,28) » 11/08/14 2:32pm 11/08/14 2:32pm