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Old 09-18-2020, 06:35 PM   #3563 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
I suspect the mirroring is a simplification to remove the underbody as a consideration.

There's a lot going on in the center of that full body.

Agreed the spats and breakover angles are in order. I'm still a fan of the Magic B*tt Trumpet.
The relative motion between underbody and ground is just one of the myriad complications in fluid motion. The template is only the very beginning of wisdom, not the whole science.
There is no excuse for a land vehicle to weigh more than its average payload.
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