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Old 11-13-2008, 01:43 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Tango Charlie View Post
Very cool. I think you would be better off NOT rounding any trailing edges. GM has reduced drag on the Volt by putting a sharp edge around the periphery of the trunk. See here.
I'm talking about the very trailing edge, not the 'shoulders' like MetroMPG was addressing. I agree with him that a radius 'shoulder' would be beneficial.
I'll run the straight termination first.... I'm still going to run the curved edge, if even purely academic, I think it would be interesting to see

I'm also considering straightening out the last two inches or so - to make flow parallel to the ground... Lift considerations and all
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