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Old 06-06-2021, 01:01 AM   #391 (permalink)
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That might serve as an inner wall. Were it I....

Extend the Bonneville spoiler across the tops of the tail lights. Have the sail panel follow that line from the top rear door corner down to the top of that crease that runs above the door handle.

This will ensure the smoothest contour from the side to the trailing edge of the sail panel.
The sail panel was intended to end as the endplate for my spoiler, and itís placement could also have it serve as the pedestals for a big wing should I decide to run one of those

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All IMHO, of course. A smooth surface from the skirt to the Faschenfeld edge would be good.
It would be ideal but Iíd have to reimagine the skirt again and it may not clear my wheel/tire package. Itíll need work anyway to clear my 16Ē wheel and 225 tire package I plan to run for events but Iíll worry about that then.

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My Metro has the same problem*, the rear body undershoots the back edge of the tire. I posted something earlier about bubble skirts. The guy who invented them in the 1950s cut compound curves out of car bodies in a wrecking yard. Maybe you could just drag two fenders home and cut the tops off and turn them sideways.

* I have materials for ones the size you have now -- a Dish antenna to cut in half. I just have to figure out what to do with the 3/4" flange all around it. Maybe bend a rod to lay in the valley and then hammer it over....
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The billion dollar question is whether or not a bubble skirt would offer better drag reduction than a flat one.

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