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Old 07-06-2020, 01:50 PM   #3470 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The radiator is mounted behind the driver's seat, with air intake through twin ducts that IIRC ran through the doors, with an exhaust chimney. For possibly more than 0.025 delta.
The Greenbrier I was thinking of had the Corvair air-cooled engine in back and used to surprise new drivers with its coasting ability. Legend has it that the radiator on the North American P-51 Mustang used the expanding air to achieve negative drag, but when the Rutan crew set out to fly Voyager around the world, they spent a lot of time getting the cooling drag down to 20% of the total.
There is no excuse for a land vehicle to weigh more than its average payload.
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