Go Back   EcoModder Forum > EcoModding > Aerodynamics
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-07-2017, 01:43 AM   #281 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 7,706
Thanks: 1,608
Thanked 2,567 Times in 2,006 Posts
This time I'm doing two posts from one JACG story. They are about Nubar Gulbenkian's cars. The Rolls-Royce with front wheel skirts and a laid-back grille is in Interesting Aerodynamic Cars.

Here is the London taxi with a Rolls-Royce engine swap:

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2017...ulbenkian.html

  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 05-09-2017, 11:01 PM   #282 (permalink)
A little left of right
 
ChopStix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: in a padded room
Posts: 235
Thanks: 31
Thanked 50 Times in 38 Posts
?



Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	3800_o.jpg
Views:	63
Size:	90.0 KB
ID:	21734  Click image for larger version

Name:	856_o.jpg
Views:	64
Size:	91.5 KB
ID:	21735  
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2017, 01:01 AM   #283 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 7,706
Thanks: 1,608
Thanked 2,567 Times in 2,006 Posts
"My pitot is bigger..."

Not un-aerodynamic enough, try this:

http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2017/05/it-seems-to-be-pedal-powered-but-has.html





It's got a collapsible steering column (well, drag link). For Safety!
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2017, 02:15 AM   #284 (permalink)
A little left of right
 
ChopStix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: in a padded room
Posts: 235
Thanks: 31
Thanked 50 Times in 38 Posts
-LOL !





Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	paducah ratober 038.JPG
Views:	56
Size:	186.4 KB
ID:	21737  Click image for larger version

Name:	paducah ratober 039.JPG
Views:	56
Size:	189.5 KB
ID:	21738  Click image for larger version

Name:	paducah ratober 037.JPG
Views:	57
Size:	122.0 KB
ID:	21739  
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-10-2017, 10:37 PM   #285 (permalink)
A little left of right
 
ChopStix's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: in a padded room
Posts: 235
Thanks: 31
Thanked 50 Times in 38 Posts
I almost put this in Aerodynamic cars since it has a fancy fiberglass roof fin!

Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	DSCF0025.JPG
Views:	41
Size:	195.2 KB
ID:	21741  
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2017, 02:21 PM   #286 (permalink)
T-100 Road Warrior
 
BamZipPow's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: The Woodlands, TX
Posts: 1,758

BZP T-100 (2010) - '98 Toyota T-100 ext cab - 3.4L/auto SR5
90 day: 20.99 mpg (US)

BZP T-100 (2011) - '98 Toyota T-100 ext cab - 3.4L/auto SR5
Last 3: 23.66 mpg (US)

BZP T-100 (2009) - '98 Toyota T-100 ext cab - 3.4L/auto SR5
Last 3: 19.01 mpg (US)

BZP T-100 (2012) - '98 Toyota T-100 ext cab - 3.4L/auto SR5
90 day: 19.68 mpg (US)

BZP T-100 (2013) - '98 Toyota T-100 SR5
90 day: 20.6 mpg (US)

BZP T-100 (2014) - '98 Toyota T-100 SR5
90 day: 21.28 mpg (US)

BZP T-100 (2015) - '98 Toyota T-100 SR5
90 day: 20.56 mpg (US)

BZP T-100 (2016) - '98 Toyota T-100 SR5
90 day: 20.54 mpg (US)

BZP T-100 current (2017) - '98 Toyota T-100 SR5
90 day: 18.96 mpg (US)
Thanks: 2,885
Thanked 1,223 Times in 858 Posts
Send a message via ICQ to BamZipPow Send a message via AIM to BamZipPow Send a message via MSN to BamZipPow Send a message via Yahoo to BamZipPow
Wink

Quote:
Originally Posted by Old Tele man View Post
Now THAT is MY kind of hood-ornament humor ! ! !

I wonder if he got a lot of crap from it...
__________________
  Reply With Quote
Old 05-11-2017, 04:51 PM   #287 (permalink)
Adrift in the slow lane
 
RedDevil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Nieuwegein, the Netherlands
Posts: 2,022

Red Devil - '11 Honda Insight Elegance
Team Honda
90 day: 56.86 mpg (US)

It - '09 Hyundai I10 Active Cool
Team Hyundai
90 day: 28.53 mpg (US)
Thanks: 692
Thanked 779 Times in 506 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Old Tele man View Post
Now THAT is MY kind of hood-ornament humor ! ! !

Nice detail in the background too. There's a theme.
__________________
2011 Honda Insight + HID, LEDs, UG, partial LGB, extra brake pad return springs, neutral wheel alignment, 44/42 PSI (air), PHEV light (inop).
lifetime FE over 0.1 GigaMeter or 61 KiloMile

  Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2017, 12:03 AM   #288 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
gumby79's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Butte, Montana
Posts: 424

little jona - '91 Dodge D 250 first gen cummins LE
Team Streamliner
Last 3: 24.65 mpg (US)

Little Jona airo modded - '91 Dodge RAM 3/4 TON D 250 24 AUTO
Pickups
Team Cummins
90 day: 22.62 mpg (US)
Thanks: 132
Thanked 200 Times in 139 Posts
it took 3 steering stableisers to keep the death wobble to a minimum. LOL
__________________
1st gen cummins 91.5 dodge d250 ,16cm turbo housing ehxsost manafulld wrap, Aero Tonto
best tank: distance 649gps mi 24.04 mpg 27.011usg
Best mpg : 29.3mpg 97mi 3.311usg 7/27/16



  Reply With Quote
Old 05-12-2017, 05:05 AM   #289 (permalink)
Adrift in the slow lane
 
RedDevil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Nieuwegein, the Netherlands
Posts: 2,022

Red Devil - '11 Honda Insight Elegance
Team Honda
90 day: 56.86 mpg (US)

It - '09 Hyundai I10 Active Cool
Team Hyundai
90 day: 28.53 mpg (US)
Thanks: 692
Thanked 779 Times in 506 Posts
Not much of a death wobble when it is powered by Weetabix.

__________________
2011 Honda Insight + HID, LEDs, UG, partial LGB, extra brake pad return springs, neutral wheel alignment, 44/42 PSI (air), PHEV light (inop).
lifetime FE over 0.1 GigaMeter or 61 KiloMile

  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to RedDevil For This Useful Post:
MJamson (05-12-2017)
Reply  Post New Thread


Thread Tools




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com