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Old 06-08-2014, 01:57 PM   #539 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Xist View Post
I also hope that they streamline the wheel supports. What do you call those? The cross bars on roof racks are often shaped like an air foil. Why not those?
I agree, and I told one person there and showed them on the car. The double 'A' arms can be airfoils (they are now flat rectangles in section) and the drive shafts could have a trailing wedge fixed behind them forming an airfoil, and the rod that pulls up on the bottom of the shock spring unit could also be airfoil shaped.

I explained to them that a round object has 10X the drag as the same sized airfoil shape. And a spinning round shape like the driveshaft is even worse. If they did these changes, the drag on the car would drop significantly.

Here I am taking some of the pictures:
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