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Old 02-01-2010, 09:28 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RobertSmalls View Post
....Notice how the bottom half of the rear is much less tapered than the top half. The rear track width dictates the width of the rear. I'm not suggesting you should move your suspension inward, but hey, it would improve CdA....
Almost....

Take a look at the photo below. Notice how you can make out the rear wheels inside the front wheels. This displaces more air than if they were in line, front to back.

So was it worth it for Honda to move the rear wheels inside of the front to taper the rear panels of the car??

It's always a compromise...



Jim.
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