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Old 10-07-2013, 11:06 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NachtRitter View Post
Ron didn't point it out in the pic, but there is also a plastic deflector in front of the rear spring & shock area... can kind of see in his pic on the right towards the bottom.
I suspect that may be for rocks and debris as much as for managing airflow but that is just my opinion. My raingutter diffuser starts flush with the spring shield to guide the air out the back of the car to help fill the wake.

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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.

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