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Old 06-15-2017, 12:15 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I've finally started seeing these on Class 8 trucks here in the USA. That crowd has always been ahead of the curve with aero since the oil price spike after Hurricane Katrina.

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in the truck world, even a small improvement per 1000 miles is noticeable money.

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Old 06-17-2017, 02:07 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I just got a 2017 Kia Niro FE and not a fan of the stock wheel covers and was wondering if the "moon" wheel covers would help areo. I'm assuming so, and leads to main reason for the post... Anyone know a good place to get moon wheel covers? 16" wheels on my car and have found several online, including eBay for $80 shipped for a set, but I'm guessing you all will be more help than I've found via Google (which isn't much).
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Goro Tamai reported that on solar race cars:
*a tri-spoke wheel had Cd 0.038
*a flat disc wheel had Cd 0.364
*a convex full disc was Cd 0.361

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