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Old 12-03-2017, 07:21 PM   #1
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HELP- bracket concept/ Proof

Hey guys, I have a small engineering design concept for an Auto cad class I am taking this semester. It is for a parking brake lever bracket to keep it from rattling around. (mine makes horrible noise at highway speeds). I will attach the WOrd doc with the outline for you guys to look at. Any feed back on any part of it is VERY appreciated. Also, if anyone wants to make this thing go for it. Mine will not be done for a few weeks but if any of you are bored, have at it.

Also, Is the firebird console set up around the lever the same? this is measured for a 92 camaro so I have no clue about the Bird's compatibility. Let me know what you guys think. Thanks in advanced.
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Old 12-06-2017, 04:39 PM   #2
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Re: HELP- bracket concept/ Proof

Hey Jspink38, I am a mechanical engineer so maybe I can help you out.

In your objective statement you might want to state why the original equipment "brackets" are not doing their job of holding things in place.

The N in noise in capitalized for some reason.

You also mention the rivets and fasteners. Are you sure there are both holding this in? I don't think there are. Most things in these third gens are help together with screws.

Is your part supposed to show how it attaches to the car? This seems like a preliminary concept.

Finally, have you guys gone thru best dimensioning practices?
Ordinate dimensioning is not usually the best especially when you have a critical V that should hold something. Your tolerance stack up of the V feature will not be ideal. Then again, this might not matter at all since the whole thing is not very precise.

Anyways, that's all I saw. Good luck with the assignment. Hope any of my advice helps you out!
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Which noise are you trying to resolve? Aside from the release button vibrating, which I'm not sure a bracket would reduce....

The rubber slot the lever passes through as it exits the console, should dampen 90% of the vibes from the lever.
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