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Old 01-27-2012, 11:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I can't remember who suggested we should have a visual but here it is.

Feel free to edit it with actual text or something. My writing looks pretty messy.

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Old 01-27-2012, 11:55 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 01-27-2012, 11:59 PM   #3 (permalink)
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great job!!!

you forgot......'gut the interior' and lose the spare.
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Very nice, Sven. I like the hand lettering, I wouldn't change a thing.
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That looks very well done. The hand lettering gives it that casual yet professional look.
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Awesome. You forgot "lower it"
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I seem to recall the Kammback on a sedan style car wasn't a guaranteed success, or was it ?
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I seem to recall the Kammback on a sedan style car wasn't a guaranteed success, or was it ?
I see no reason why it wouldn't. Maybe vortex formation but that could be dissipated depending how you make it.

This should help reduce vortex formation, by virtue of, well, nearly everything about it is "right" as far as I can tell.

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...tml#post277037

Referring to this scan which, I think, is out of Hucho, it would change the form from G to a mix between B(a) and F.


Another option would be a Bonneville style flat spoiler extending horizontally from the trunk. I don't know much about these so here's the theory (maybe someone can chime in and confirm/deny) Much like a truck's tailgate, it would control and take advantage of the tumbling air behind the rear window. This would not be as effective as a Kammback but it would maintain that precious 3 box form so many people love.

PS- I really need to buy a Hucho book. Does anyone have an extra they'd like to part with for considerably less than the $80 used ones on Amazon?

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