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    Steve Baker
    Participant

    Karting Technology Conference Call – KTCC – 11/12/14

    Next meeting will be Wednesday 11/12/14 at 8:00 PM eastern time. We will be honored to have Kevin Gertgen president / CEO of Performance Trends Inc as our special guest and subject matter expert with us for this KTCC meeting.
    http://performancetrends.com/

    Computers and Software Technology for Performance Engine Building

    Agenda for ATCC 11/12/14 meeting
    1) Software for Dyno testing
    2) Water brake vs. Inertia dyno testing
    3) Engine only vs. Chassis dyno testing
    4) Engine simulation computer software
    5) Flow bench measurements
    6) Computer analysis for camshaft profiles
    7) Performance engine building and software
    8) Computer / electronic engine component gaging
    9) Tech barn technical measurements with computers
    10) Technical round table discussion related to future engine building with computers

    Future meeting topics – Karting Organization structures and operation, Race track designs, Race events and promotion activity, Kart racing safety, CNC billet parts and machining processes to name a few upcoming conference call topics.

    If there are any other Kart Shops, Engine Builders or Kart Racing Component Manufacturers that want to participate in this Karting Technical Conference Call (KTCC) please contact me.

    Thanks
    Steve
    419-217-3881 cell
    E mail = Bakerracingeng@aol.com

    #37032

    Steve Baker
    Participant

    Thanks again to all the participants in last nights KTCC conf call meeting. A special thanks to Kevin Gertgen president / CEO of Performance Trends Inc. Meeting was very educational and informative, Kevin brings a wealth of knowledge in the area of Computers and Software Technology for Performance Engine Building and racers assistance with his Engineering background and previous years at Ford Motor Company in their Dyno laboratory test facility. If you have questions for Kevin you can contact him per below contact info.

    Performance Trends Inc – Producing Quality Computer Tools for Racers and Engine Builders since 1986
    http://performancetrends.com/

    Topics of discussion at ATCC 11/12/14 meeting
    1) Software for Dyno testing
    2) Water brake vs. Inertia dyno testing
    3) Engine only vs. Chassis dyno testing
    4) Engine simulation computer software
    5) Flow bench measurements
    6) Computer analysis for camshaft profiles
    7) Performance engine building and software
    8) Computer / electronic engine component gaging
    9) Tech barn technical measurements with computers
    10) Technical round table discussion related to future engine building with computers

    Future meeting topics – Karting Organization structures and operation, Race track designs, Race events and promotion activity, Kart racing safety, CNC billet parts and machining processes to name a few upcoming conference call topics.

    If there are any other Kart Shops, Engine Builders or Kart Racing Component Manufacturers that want to participate in this Karting Technical Conference Call (KTCC) please contact me.

    Thanks
    Steve
    419-217-3881 cell
    E mail = Bakerracingeng@aol.com

    #37462

    Steve Baker
    Participant

    Next meeting will be Tuesday 11/25/14 at 8:00 PM eastern time. Larry Jones from Larry Jones Motorsports will be our special guest and subject matter expert with us for this KTCC meeting.

    http://www.larryjonesmotorsports.com/

    Tire Cutting Technology

    Agenda for ATCC 11/25/14 meeting
    1) Basic tire cutting
    2) Chassis dynamics vs tire cutting
    3) Tire temps pre / post tire cutting
    4) Tire cuts for qualifying and A mains
    5) Camber and tire crowns
    6) Tire cutting as a business
    6) Round table discussion

    Future meeting topics – Karting Organization structures and operation, Race track designs, Race events and promotion activity, Kart racing safety, CNC billet parts and machining processes to name a few upcoming conference call topics.

    If there are any other Kart Shops, Engine Builders or Kart Racing Component Manufacturers that want to participate in this Karting Technical Conference Call (KTCC) please contact me.

    Thanks
    Steve
    419-217-3881 cell
    E mail = Bakerracingeng@aol.com

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