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Old 05-03-2008, 06:27 PM   #22 (permalink)
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ptg0: Please define frontal area so we can all learn something.

Ok now that you've googled it you can go back and edit your previous posts...but I'll save the best part for posterity.

You know, the "large bubble of air" that exists in the rear of the vehicle that "aerodynamicists" claim to use as a design feature exists because of the 10 sq. ft of additional frontal area
created by having a tailgate in place.
Your site is interesting too. I particularly liked this passage:

Ranging from aeronautics to advanced hybrid power trains for ground effects vehicles, if you have a problem, we will find a unique solution.
Man I wish I had a ground effect vehicule
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