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Old 05-21-2013, 04:07 PM   #7846
drewhumphrey
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Join Date: Mar 2013
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Location: Indiana
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2008 Outback Sport
Spark Silver Metallic

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Originally Posted by blehhh View Post

Oh definitely. My passion & excitement for cars and engineering are both rooted in the same principles, and he definitely knows that. He asks me about every part I upgrade, what it does, how it works. From torsional spring rates to rotational kinetic energy to thermodynamics, he gets it all.

Similarly, he jokes that I've taken to our 3d modeling & analysis software like it's a video game, and I tell him, "well, I've played and modified a lot of video games in my day." Got to love turning the conventional wisdom on its head, ("video games are a waste of time", etc.)

Sometimes I worry he's going to think I've missed my calling as a race car engineer or something.
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