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Old 04-17-2012, 12:03 PM   #106 (permalink)
Piwoslaw
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
Here's a drawing that shows an intent to cover the front wheels, which are not on the actual car:

Maybe testing showed that the front wheel covers' increase in frontal area wasn't worth the reduced turbulence? On the other hand, the top view shows that the rear of the wheel well sticks out well beyond the front, scooping up lots of air, so that doesn't help either. On the tuft test you can see that the airflow isn't as clean behind the front wheel.
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