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Old 02-07-2015, 08:03 PM   #21 (permalink)
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I would be interested in seeing flow alongside of the vehicle after seeing the addition of wheel farings, and the vertical spoilers on bumpers and pillars.

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Old 02-26-2015, 01:08 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Great stuff, graysgarage! I have a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering and have experience in wind tunnels and water channels (actually, water tables, but the same principle, of course) and appreciate you making these videos easy to understand for non-engineering types.
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Old 02-26-2015, 02:07 PM   #23 (permalink)
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Flow visualization for minivan

These are great videos. Would love to see the flow studies for a minivan (ie Town & Country).
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Old 02-26-2015, 03:44 PM   #24 (permalink)
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wowzers! Thanks so much for donating this valuable info to us! I am busy streamlining a camper trailer design, and working on some aero mods of wifey's mini-van. Your illustrations sure help reenforce my intuitions and previous research. Thank you!
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Old 02-27-2015, 11:50 AM   #25 (permalink)
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Thanks for these videos, they really help.

I'd be interested in seeing the car rotated some. Most of the time, due to wind, the air does not flow straight from front to back, but crosses at some angle, if I am not mistaken.

I'd also like to see some commentary about the size and length of the rear wake, and how that affects the drag. I got the impression that sometimes a rear spoiler increases the drag, and sometimes it decreases it, and wondered why.
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New video up ! Nice and to the point, and very informative.




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New video posted of a 6th generation Civic.
The videos are now concise, and too the point. ( Bravo ! )
Another thing I was glad to see was a side by side comparison of the tests. ( at the end of the video )
Overall, a much more professional quality to the video.

I found it really interesting that the mid spoiler was functional on the 6th generation Civic. I wonder how much of an effect it had with a 5th generation model though, since the angles of the rear glass are quite different.

Thanks to this video, I can see why that a 6th generation car would have a higher drag than a 5th generation.

Thanks for posting !
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Old 03-13-2015, 08:31 PM   #28 (permalink)
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In the first video you wanted to correct misinformation about aerodynamics.
I haven't noticed anything that points out any misinformation that you've corrected.
Could you make a video specifically for this purpose?
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Hey everyone,

Thank you for the feedback. I'm new to making videos and am still learning how to best shoot, edit, and present the information.

If anyone has models they would like to send me, anything in the 1:18-1:10 scale please send me an email.

Also, if anyone has questions or specific requests, please email me. You can find all my info on my website graysgarage.ca

I don't check forums very often, so this is the best way to reach me.

Thank you for the support!

New video btw

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Old 04-18-2015, 11:01 AM   #30 (permalink)
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amazing very nice idea. aerodynamic miniature

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