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Old 07-17-2020, 10:47 AM   #3487 (permalink)
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wheel openings

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Originally Posted by Piotrsko View Post
Im undecided on the openings, I would need to see road spray or wind tunnel data. To me right now, without that data, looks super draggy with really turbulent flow into that rear wheel scoop kinda rendering it useless unless it is so turbulent that the entry air goes static. This is really an Aerohead question.

Really reminds me of a 70's Opel with skin cancer

Previous life experiences cause me to look differently at random normal items
A guess is, that the manufacturer / customer will have expectations about 'the look', body proportions,track performance. Power-to-weight ratio, acceleration, braking, polar moment of inertia, center of gravity, cornering G-forces, lap times,speed down the straights, etc.. A pickup truck drag coefficient will have to suffice, as even the most expensive supercars don't stray much beyond the Cd of a RAM 1500 with grille shutters, air suspension, and tonneau cover. High speed stability remains an extreme impediment to low drag. Folly!
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