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Old 12-30-2017, 03:19 PM   #991 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr View Post
I'm not sure about it, but maybe the aerodynamic gains can still ofset the energy consumption. The efficiency of the heater might also play a major role on that matter.
Hoerner reports Cd 0.58 for the un-faired wheel,and Cd 0.10 with the fairing.Some energy fraction might be worth it.

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