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Old 05-26-2020, 06:29 PM   #9 (permalink)
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In order to understand automotive air dynamics one must throw out most of what know of airplane aerodynamics and only consider WIG(Wing In Ground effect) aerodynamics

This team took the NACA 4412 "best in Ground effect" and optimized it for just above road going vehicle altitudes of 20% cord ground clearance ratio. EG 100" bumper to bumper = belly pan 20" off the deck

Shape Optimization of an Airfoil in Ground Effect for
Application to WIG Craft

Yilei He,1 Qiulin Qu,2,3 and Ramesh K. Agarwal1
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
2 Institute of Fluid Mechanics, Beijing Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Beijing 100191, China
3Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO 63130, USA
Correspondence should be addressed to Ramesh K. Agarwal;
Received 31 May 2014; Accepted 19 October 2014; Published 8 December 2014
Academic Editor: Jian-han Liang

Even at 80% cord ground clearance ground effect must be considered in design
Eg 100" bumper to bumper @80" belly pan clearance is still in full ground effect and free stream aerodynamics cannot apply.

Free streem optimization of NACA 4412 versus wig optimization of the NACA 4412
PS Notice also,that nearly the entire belly of CUER is 'diffuser.' This is something Cybertruck will be able to incorporate,with it's all-wheel air-suspension.
This studdy agrees with your sediment as I understand it.
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1st gen cummins 91.5 dodge d250 ,HX35W/12/6 QSV
ehxsost manafulld wrap, Aero Tonto
best tank: distance 649gps mi 24.04 mpg 27.011usg
Best mpg : 31.32mpg 100mi 3.193 USG 5/2/20

'83 GMC S-15 Jimmy 2door 2wd O/D auto 3.73R&P
'79 Chevy K20 4X4 350ci 400hp msd custom th400 /np205. 7.5-new 14mpg modded befor modding was a thing
87' Hyundai Excel
83 ranger w/87 2.9 L FI2wd auto 18mpg on the floor
04 Mitsubishi Gallant 2.4L auto 26mpg
06 Subaru Forrester XT(WRX PACKAGE) MT AWD Turbocharged 18 plying dirty best of 26mpg@70mph
95Chevy Blazer 4x4 auto 14-18mpg
04 Chevy Blazer 4x4 auto 16-22mpg

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