Had it for a while but finally got it dialed in, decided to convert the old solar car solidworks file to an STL and print one out for my desk.

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I often find myself forgetting, and then remembering the solar car experience. It was a pretty intense year of my life. Didn’t end badly, but I didn’t leave the team on the best of terms. I’m still glad it happened though. It’s one of the few things I’ve designed that I still like years later.

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The actual car racing across america for reference:

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Always meant to do a large write up on Oppo about the experience of designing, building, and racing the car. Might do it soon. 

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