View Single Post
Old 05-17-2019, 02:03 PM   #14 (permalink)
aardvarcus
Master EcoModder
 
aardvarcus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Evensville, TN
Posts: 629

Deep Blue - '94 GMC Suburban K2500 SLE
90 day: 23.75 mpg (US)

Griffin (T4R) - '99 Toyota 4Runner SR5
90 day: 25.43 mpg (US)
Thanks: 222
Thanked 531 Times in 292 Posts
Freebeard,

For sure I don't want to over reach, but I don't want to under reach either. As the tail is fixed, it is limited in length due to practical reasons. Obviously like everyone I want it to be as effective as it can be in that length.

I am not quite sure I am following "angle of the flow to lengthwise of the trim," could you please reiterate?

What I think I know from Hucho's book was the necessity of window flushness decreased the further back you went, stating that a 5mm inset glass did not increase drag at the rearmost window. That led me to believe the boundary layer was built up enough to accommodate the slight bump. However I don't know if parallel glass and parallel panels with a transition translates to following a taper with a bump.
  Reply With Quote