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Old 02-06-2018, 03:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
Angel And The Wolf
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Gen 3 Prius See Through Boat tail Idea

I used the template, both vertically and horizontally to draw an aerodynamic boat tail.

The floor, end piece, and front is plywood, and the sides and top are clear plexiglas pulled into curves that match the template.

The floor is bolted to a trailer hitch ball mount, and the plexiglas is built on the plywood pieces.

I also plan a plexiglas piece that would stretch from the top of the rear hatch window to lay on the flip up part of the spoiler, thus allowing the air to flow without the flip at the rear. I doubt I will be driving at a speed where I might need a spoiler.

The boat tail will reduce the vertical area to about 144 square inches, 6" high X 24" long.

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