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Old 10-09-2017, 05:43 PM   #73 (permalink)
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Nice! I bet that custom fastback roof has cleaner flow than your open top though. It would be cool if you could borrow one if just for testing purposes. I am looking forward to coastdown testing results.
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The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.
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