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Old 02-14-2019, 12:06 AM   #191 (permalink)
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There are a few other examples of boundary layer turbulence being used to help fix a shape, but they don't get into the popular literature as a trap for the amateur.

There is no excuse for a land vehicle to weigh more than its average payload.
At least the dimples are in an area where they might have some good effect. Most plaster them all over the hood and front fenders.


My 1961 VW panel van weighed 1750lb and had a 3/4 ton rated axle.

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