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Old 05-29-2018, 08:47 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Potato power

"Spherical back pressure oscillation" he calls it. I would post this in the lounge or the unicorn corral but he has it on a dyno, so it must be science!

I looked it up in the Google without much success. Something called the Helmholtz effect comes up, but it seems unrelated.

See my car's mod & maintenance thread and my electric bicycle's thread for ongoing projects. I will rebuild Black and Green over decades as parts die, until it becomes a different car of roughly the same shape and color. My minimum fuel economy goal is 55 mpg while averaging posted speed limits. I generally top 60 mpg. See also my Honda manual transmission specs thread.

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