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Old 11-08-2014, 02:54 PM   #500 (permalink)
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moving roof/diffuser

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Originally Posted by davidgrey50 View Post
Took me a while, but I've found a picture of a Ford show car I remember from an old Road & Track - 1965 Galaxie 'Magic-Cruiser. Still looks great, and still makes sense.The link is http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b3...CCRUISER-1.jpg
If we inverted the roof,you might imagine an active diffuser section which could lower only for highway use,when the SAE departure angle wasn't necessary.
GM use a version on their 'EPCOT' car exhibit at Epcot Center,Orlando,Florida in the 1980s.
The smoke-flow under the 'Spirit of Ecomodder.com' revealed some 'nervous' airflow under its diffuser,something an active diffuser could 'fix.'
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