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Old 03-05-2009, 05:46 PM   #234 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by basjoos View Post
Added another minor aero tweak. I took a page out of Aptera's book and installed ducts to exhaust my cabin air into the small low pressure eddy behind the license plate. I doubt I will notice any difference in mileage, but every little bit helps and it should help to move the cabin air with less fan assist.
Vent holes at back of cargo area.
I was wondering when you were going to do that sort of modification.

If I ever get around to building an EV, I plan to have dryer ducting that goes from my 'grille' to the back end of the car using the ICE exaust channel.
Hopefully this would create a 'ram-air' sort of effect to help fill in the wake around the rear plate.
I'm sure there is a way that you could come up with something similar.
Do you think something like that would even be worth it though ?
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