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Old 08-11-2018, 05:33 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Taylor95 View Post
I should try that test with the cotton tufts. That is probably the only way to find the ideal spot.

Surely putting vents on would increase FE though. At the very least it would divert air bring forced underneath the car to go over. I'm not very concerned about water though. I want vents that came from a stock Chrysler Lebaron or New Yorker Turbo. I don't think they would let much water in as they are OE. If it does become a concern however I can probably make drip pans or something underneath...
The front fender vents on the 1982 Pontiac Trans Am Firebird increased drag,so there is at least one example that we know of where FE would suffer.
Unfortunately for us,is the little published data we have to work from.
Pininfarina spent over $100,000 to perfect the 4-vents on their CNR car.There are no quarantee'd results.
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