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Old 06-01-2020, 09:49 AM   #7 (permalink)
California98Civic
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Originally Posted by serialk11r View Post
Interesting, not sure how much concrete benefit you'll get for the effort though.

My thinking is that generating vortices in a crosswind could possibly make the lateral forces on the car worse.
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Those look good. 1" height?

I don't think the OP's plans will work, if I understand correctly what he is attempting. He bought 3/8" hieght instead of 1" height and plans to place them on the hood, positioned with yaw in mind. The idea being to increase pressure on the low pressure side under yaw. I agree with serialki11r. It'll create more drag, yaw or no yaw & make crosswinds worse.
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See my car's mod & maintenance thread and my electric bicycle's thread for ongoing projects. I will rebuild Black and Green over decades as parts die, until it becomes a different car of roughly the same shape and color. My minimum fuel economy goal is 55 mpg while averaging posted speed limits. I generally top 60 mpg. See also my Honda manual transmission specs thread.



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