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Old 11-08-2014, 01:54 PM   #500 (permalink)
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moving roof/diffuser

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
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' revealed some 'nervous' airflow under its diffuser,something an active diffuser could 'fix.'
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