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Old 04-08-2010, 10:26 AM   #37 (permalink)
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The Racemirror with the clear extension may indeed be the most aerodynamic mirror out there but at $135 each it would take decades to break even on fuel savings.
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The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.
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