View Single Post
Old 09-05-2018, 05:51 AM   #10 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
freebeard's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 15,376
Thanks: 3,912
Thanked 5,117 Times in 4,076 Posts
I would love to chop the top and do a full boat tail, but I don’t have time for that much body work right now and I want to keep the project marching forward.
The taper at the rear of the roof is meh, very shallow then quickly very steep, so it will be of little use. Also the angle at which the Suburban sits cancels out some of this taper. Attached is my overlay.

Golf GTI W12-650. The best treatment I've seen for a box shape. Chopping the top loses interior volume too, but it's more work. What you have are three external ducts that feed the wake with high-speed jets of air. Another example the Citroen Tubik:

The lonesome friends of science say the world will end most any day,
well if it does than that's Okay 'cause I don't live here anyway.
I live down deep inside my head where long ago I made my bed...
John Prine

  Reply With Quote
The Following 4 Users Say Thank You to freebeard For This Useful Post:
aardvarcus (09-05-2018), aerohead (09-08-2018), fusion210 (12-18-2018), slowmover (09-06-2018)