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Old 12-04-2018, 03:13 PM   #2916 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by samwichse View Post
1977 Buick Skyhawk/Nighthawk
Same as the Chevy Monza 2+2, my older sister's boyfriend had one.

Those rear seats are worse than a Porsche 911's of the same era.

The geometry is all messed up, I was 5'-4" tall and 125 lbs and could hardly squeeze in and out. Amy length of time back there was like a Vietnamese sweatbox.

It wasn't a Vega, Pinto or Gremlin, but that's not saying much.

The AMC Spirit came along in 1978 and was a real game changer.

I did find this.

https://wikivisually.com/wiki/Automo...ag_coefficient
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....the first mass production cars without any visible rain gutters were the 1975 AMC Pacer and Chevrolet Monza.
https://www.automobile-catalog.com/c...e_305_v-8.html
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Cd estimated by a-c: 0.4
I would imagine the 8-cyl above Cd is about the same as the 4 cyl the boyfriend had.

It looks like it would come close to fitting the Aero-Template, don't know why that one site estimates it's Cd so unfavorably. I must let a lot of air underneath it.

Link to photo below:
https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/20...ick-nighthawk/

EDIT-1: I did an overlay so see what the problem was (no air attachment).
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