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Old 02-27-2008, 05:57 PM   #11 (permalink)
trebuchet03
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Originally Posted by H4MM3R View Post
True, there is something to gained in aero even at 25mph. However weight and rolling resistance have more of a drag then aero at speeds below 40mph. Above 40mph aero is the greatest resistance the car has to work against.
Can you quantify that for us? (I'm really curious where this 40mph number came from - you're not the first to use 40 or something really close).

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