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Old 12-27-2007, 08:26 PM   #19 (permalink)
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I was recently thinking about wheel spoilers and I thought of something I think is relevant.

Your front wheel spoiler mostly pushes air down, where it will end up hitting the tire (or ground) still anyway. I believe that won't help you any, and that it would be more efficient to just push the air directly to both sides of the wheel. Possibly more to the outside of the car than under the car due to the rest of your aerodynamics. So you would have a wedge where the leading edge is a vertical line.

And I would expect you to benefit from putting another set of spoilers behind the rear wheels (working well with your dual layer side skirts).

Of course I have no idea if these would give you enough benefit to be worth you doing.
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