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Old 05-02-2012, 08:23 PM   #26 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by SwamiSalami View Post
I couldn't agree more, this would improve flow greatly. However, I ran into big problems because of the convex shape of the beetle's rear window. I'm mathematically perplexed.
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Originally Posted by Piwoslaw View Post
Spot the differences between the picture above and the one below:



Answer: The sides are angled inward at the same angle that the top is sloped down. The teardrop we are after is a three-dimensional shape, not just 2D.

When you work on the permanent version, try to get rid of the corners, like MetroMPG did:

Bingo !
I'm glad you mentioned this .
Very important to not only round off the edges, but taper the tail in the plan view and not just the side - just as you mentioned here .
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