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Old 02-18-2008, 10:02 AM   #27 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by krousdb View Post
Removing a mirror will reduce frontal area as well as lowering the Cd. A more aerodynamic mirror would only lower the Cd.
Observations on side mirrors:

1) They have little effect on city driving where speeds stay under 40 MPH.

2) They are most usefull in city driving where traffic is heavy.

3) Folding isn't good enough for highway driving.


1) Remove original mirrors.

2) Fabricate "stick on" mirrors to use in city driving.

With this configuration, you can literally "stick" the mirrors on in the city and "pop" them off for highway travel.

That's the best of both worlds. Also, I would permanently install inside mirrors.
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