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Old 03-23-2018, 06:34 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Thanks, but I was thinking of the roof-top part.
The way that works is the gap or air-slot between the roof and the wing. The air gets accelerated thereby lowering the pressure, the higher pressure air above it then drops (in theory).

I think one of the after-market roof wings (spoilers/visors) could be modified to have such a slot creating an air-fence down the back window.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/JDM-2000-CI...-/290780346895

Looks like they run +$100, maybe a home-brew creation will be more cost effective in retrospect, especially if you mess it up the cut.

Another approach is a bi-wing?

Harder to pull off by just guessing your way though it though.

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...-26678-10.html


Ford spent like a gazillion dollars to perfect that one I assume.

However, this is the similar direction I want to go in with my next experiment.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...taken-606.html


Anything that plumps up the rear deck to near aero-template profile should work to some degree in my opinion.

This angle below (red car) is close to that of the Civic in question, maybe it isn't all that bad?

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...-26678-13.html
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