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Unread 24th April 2019, 08:30 PM
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Interestingly, non-newtonian fluids can become less viscous (eg quicksand) or more viscous (eg cornstarch in water).
A viscous LSD is like cornstarch in water, only it doesn't taste as good!!

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I remember once getting out of trouble in the bush by putting vegetable oil in the brake master cylinder. Does this mean I can also put custard in my centre diff?
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What happened to BillyCorgi's posts??

Curious...

Cool to know the settings can be messed with if you're willing to play with the "goo".

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What happened to BillyCorgi's posts??

Curious...
He's a vendor and I have contacted him to make arrangements to participate as a commercial entity.
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when i search silicone and cst a commonly used RC option comes up.

interestingly its used in the drivetrain as well! same stuff?
RC drivetrain would not be heating up much so I doubt it.
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Itís a shame - what he was talking about is very interesting and relevant to this thread.

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when i search silicone and cst a commonly used RC option comes up.

interestingly its used in the drivetrain as well! same stuff?
RC drivetrain would not be heating up much so I doubt it.

Nup - RC drivetrains have huge power densities. Much higher than your average car.


Power to weight is much larger, and I bet any viscous couplings they use have much higher power/volume.



Probably higher power dissipation, but much lower duty cycles (they don't drive for hours).
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