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Old 12-16-2011, 08:25 AM   #59 (permalink)
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Did anyone else notice that the side skirts vent a little to the tail?
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Virgin's teardrop lorries?

Click link to view video:
Virgin Media Sustainability - The Little Red Box

Here, this is better (the real thing - not a cartoon):
Aerodynamic Teardrop Trailer


Don-Bur Launch The Teardrop MK2


Jumpy little site ain't it?
Trailer Aerodynamics


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Fuel consumption is primarily attributable to 3 things: (1) resistance to inertia, (2) rolling resistance and (3) aerodynamics.
DON-BUR'S "EcoStream" Aerodynamic Curtainsided Double Deck Trailer Under Test
EcoStream Under Test




DON-BUR: DeckStreamer

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Despite the recognised 10-18% fuel saving attributable to the EcoStream, there is an unavoidable loss of load-space. For those operators who are normally able to max-fill the area over the swan-neck, an EcoStream profile lowers the maximum potential.
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Chin Spoiler:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...effective.html

Rear Spoiler Pick Up Truck
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...xperiment.html

Roof Wing
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...1-a-19525.html

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