View Single Post
Old 05-09-2009, 03:57 PM   #150 (permalink)
NeilBlanchard
Master EcoModder
 
NeilBlanchard's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Maynard, MA Eaarth
Posts: 7,887

Mica Blue - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
Team Toyota
90 day: 42.48 mpg (US)

Forest - '15 Nissan Leaf S
Team Nissan
90 day: 156.46 mpg (US)

Number 7 - '15 VW e-Golf SEL
TEAM VW AUDI Group
90 day: 155.81 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,413
Thanked 2,908 Times in 1,823 Posts
Hi Phil,

The additional thing that this could accomplish is to get the side windows (close to) flush. I'll try some tuft tests when I can -- I'm guessing the rear windows would be better than the front, if the air flow has reattached after the (probable) separation just behind the A pillars?

The fronts might be helped by some flush "rain guards", I'll bet -- this will draw air out of the car, and mybe with less noise than when you just crack the windows?
__________________
Sincerely, Neil

http://neilblanchard.blogspot.com/
  Reply With Quote