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Old 07-06-2016, 06:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by mikesheiman View Post
I'm thinking about using a light broom or set of broom bristles to form triangular fairings around the front and rear tires of my car. What are some possible safeguards or loopholes in this approach, how would you recommend doing it, and what type of CD advantage am I likely to see?
So far,the best source of info is Goro Tamai's book,The Leading Edge,developed from his work with the MIT Solar Race Team.
Whatever you use,as mentioned,it needs to be non-porous.I'm using foam floor cushion padding,and I let the tires ablate it to 'size.'
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