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Old 07-06-2008, 02:03 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by garys_1k View Post
Yeah, I thought about that later. If he has the camera on the left side of the car and monitors the tufts mainly on the right side roof, no problem.
That's pretty much what I did - set up from above, to the side and slightly behind the area in question:



I just got in from some runs and got some cool pics and video. I'll post later.

I won't keep you in suspense though: there appears to be attached flow on the top, but not on the sides (on the sides, I suspected I'd gone too far inside that ideal "tear drop").
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