View Single Post
Old 12-16-2020, 05:07 PM   #17 (permalink)
Vman455
Tyrant-at-large
 
Vman455's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Champaign, IL
Posts: 1,827

Pope Pious the Prius - '13 Toyota Prius Two
Team Toyota
SUV
90 day: 55.13 mpg (US)

Tycho the Truck - '91 Toyota Pickup DLX 4WD
Thanks: 195
Thanked 1,633 Times in 862 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
Kamm had three wind tunnels at the FKFS, including a rolling-road wind tunnel. What are the three Cds from those tunnels?
The first full-scale wind tunnel at FKFS opened in 1939--after the development of this car--which might explain why the drag coefficient of the real thing would have been calculated using coast down tests and why Kamm would have used that number in his published material.
__________________

  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Vman455 For This Useful Post:
aerohead (12-16-2020)