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Old 01-30-2010, 02:44 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Old 02-10-2010, 06:30 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Hello cfg83, did you have more interesting pictures from the book?
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IRONICK and MetroMPG -

There are too many pages to take pictures of. What I am doing is reading aerodynamics threads and then looking in the book for explanations that "fit" the issue in the thread. I am keeping all the pictures in this album :

Fuel Economy, Hypermiling, EcoModding News and Forum - EcoModder.com - cfg83's Album: Car Styling

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Carlos and others who've posted underbody and nose aerodynamics pictures and drawings, THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

Please add any- and everything else you can, as the underbody area of air flow and drag is the most target-rich part of virtually any vehicle, in terms of greatest potential improvement at smallest cost.

Next week the election will be over and there will be scads of Coroplast signs available for our use, for free.

I'm especially interested in under-nose and bow wave effects as they relate to oblique flow against the front wheels/tires. I suspect this may be the draggiest part of most vehicles, and your posting of whatever studies have been done will help greatly in improving this area.

Anybody here done tuft testing under nose and under car near front wheels, and can post pics at, say, 60 mph?
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Old 11-07-2010, 06:00 PM   #28 (permalink)
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They seem to be out of stock.
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Hello -

Sorry for not updating this. Too much life stuff going on these days. I think(?) I got lucky when I ordered it because I have been unable to order subsequent copies. I wanted to get one for my nephew but I couldn't buy it. Yup, out of stock. Rats.

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Old 11-08-2010, 06:04 PM   #30 (permalink)
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If you ever do find that they're available again, would you let me know? I'd like one for myself.

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