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Old 10-22-2020, 02:55 PM   #3604 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by sgtlethargic View Post
Do tell.
Around 1950, uncovered wire wheels were almost universal on performance cars, and the rare attempts at streamlining were creating huge problems with lift reducing the traction while not even minimizing the drag compared to a neutral body. All the inspiration was coming from aircraft, where lift is welcome.
There is no excuse for a land vehicle to weigh more than its average payload.
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