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Old 01-28-2008, 10:12 PM   #71 (permalink)
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diesel john, the hand throttle allows me to more precisely control the throttle position than I can accurately do with the foot pedal. This is especially useful when working at low power settings that are aren't very far above idle and keeping it from dropping low enough to inadvertantly go into engine braking mode.

MitchJi, I couldn't quite figure out your pictographs. The side skirts on my car run from the back of the front wheel well to the front of the rear wheel well. On each side, the outer side skirt is even with the outer edge of the tires and the inner side skirt is even with the inner edge of the tires. They serve to funnel the turbulence coming off the back of the front wheel between them so it doesn't mix with the smooth airflow under the rest of the car. There is a wheel spoiler in between the side skirts just ahead of the rear wheel well that diverts the airflow contained in between the side skirts downward just ahead of the rear tire.

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Old 02-08-2008, 09:56 AM   #72 (permalink)
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HAHAHA, this article is causing the site to get digg slammed again! Great job basjoos! I hope the site holds together this time!
You jinxed it!

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Old 02-10-2008, 08:42 PM   #74 (permalink)
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Here's a few "lookdown" pics of my car. I need to find a convenient high overpass around here to park under and get a good straight-down shot of my car.





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Old 02-10-2008, 08:44 PM   #75 (permalink)
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That middle shot looks fantastic.
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Old 02-10-2008, 09:20 PM   #76 (permalink)
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awesome pics i understand alot more about your ride thanks
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Here's a shot of my car taken from almost straight overhead to show the lines of the boattail and nosepiece.
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Great image! Highway overpass?

The side to boattail angle is sharper than I imagined. But the transition is rounded/smooth enough that it works.
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ahhhh!! what happened to the look down photos of the car?
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