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Old 02-17-2015, 06:56 PM   #21 (permalink)
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So it looks like this era of Camaro/Firebird are a good candidate for MPG. Reduce weight, transplant a smaller engine, air dam, lower/air bags, rear spoiler.
A neighbor in Woodland Hills had a T-Bucket roadster with the Iron Duke 4-banger.Cadmium plated naughty bits,burnt orange lacquer,and stripes by Von Dutch.She went well,looked great,garnered Bo a lot of attention and trophies,plus was easier on the wallet.
The Camaro/Firebird might be a real sleeper.

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Old 02-17-2015, 08:20 PM   #22 (permalink)
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That's a different tunnel. Also, the smoke stream is adjustable.
The AeroDyn windtunnel is comprised of two tunnels, with the main ( high dollar ) one being quite advanced.
Looks like the same tunnel to me.

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The Car & Driver article, in keeping with their "super-secret testing facility" nonsense, simply photoshops out the A2 logo.

Here's the Aerodyn tunnel, on the same campus, but larger and with a different fan arrangement:

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Old 02-17-2015, 11:13 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I think you are right, but there are some new square lights on the ceiling, and round lights that apparently were added since the Camaro test.
Good eye mate !
I hadn't looked hard enough at that first Tesla image to see the similarities.
I didn't know the image was from the Drag Queen article, and thought it was just a random image.

As far as using a Camaro as a car to mod for MPG, what would the car weigh with a Japanese 4 cylinder transplant ( OH THE HUMANITY !!!! )

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