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Old 03-05-2008, 11:58 AM   #10 (permalink)
trebuchet03
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Originally Posted by apgrok1 View Post
I don't know about this. The more I look at this, the more I am starting to believe that it is a way to add downforce to the car without adding drag the way an angled spoiler would do. I suppose that a true Kammback or teardrop design would make the car very light in the rear, just like air flowing over a wing. A Prius is a perfect example for someone to test FE with and without it's rear fairing.
Not so much adding down force... Just eliminating lift But it's to the same end result
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