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Old 10-22-2020, 05:22 PM   #3605 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Bicycle Bob View Post
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.
I thought that maybe you thought the body looked old. I like this shot of that car, I like vintage design, and I like the looks of some wire wheels. Wire wheels do seem like an odd choice on this. I'm guessing they're motorcycle wheels.
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