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Old 12-14-2019, 03:33 PM   #14 (permalink)
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saturation

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Originally Posted by M_a_t_t View Post
I appreciate the advice from you guys.

Can you expand on what you mean by saturation?

Are you saying the profile is as good as its going to get and I won't see much improvement modifying the boat tail anymore? Therefore, I need to focus on the rest of the car.

Also, I finished the bottom section of the boat tail I just hadn't when I took that picture.



Edit: Assuming I am correct in what you mean by saturation I think I have some useful information. On a particular road in town that was recently repaved and has a 55 mph speed limit the tail makes absolutely no noise. If there was a lot of turbulence the unsupported sections would flap around right? The road is decently protected from crosswinds on both sides by trees and buildings.
At a certain point of increased radius or angle,no additional rounding,or steepening will produce any further drag reduction.You've hit 'saturation.'
The tail looks delicious! Thanks for doing that!
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