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Old 07-11-2009, 10:42 AM   #10 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Piwoslaw View Post
Wow, that looks good, Gascort
Have you coastdown tested it yet? I wonder what the effect on Cd is?
The bubble sticks out so far behind the bumper that I'd advise you to put some red reflective tape on the back. Not everyone pays attention, unfortunately.
In part of my test route there is a huge hill. It's on my commute and my goal is to be able to EOC the whole way down without losing speed.
When I tested it yesterday, I coasted (on average) more than twice as far before dropping 5 mph than without. On one trial I tripled the length!
I do have reflectors/red LEDs planned. Good point!
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