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Old 07-05-2012, 05:54 PM   #81 (permalink)
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Interested in coast-down testing on that. Theoretically a bulbous front is better for aero and you'd want to direct as little air under the car as you can.

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Old 07-18-2012, 04:53 PM   #82 (permalink)
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last night i got my nose vandalized by some ****ers. they also did other minor damages on my side skirt and wheel cover but i fixed them

the duck nose era is finish:mad :
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Old 07-18-2012, 10:39 PM   #83 (permalink)
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How frustrating, I'm very sorry. I deeply dislike people who have to act childish when they see something unique like your car.
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Old 07-18-2012, 11:39 PM   #84 (permalink)
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That sucks! The worst thing anyone has done to my cars is leave a funny note on them.
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Old 07-19-2012, 05:20 AM   #85 (permalink)
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Can you still do the A-B-A testing ?

And of course remember to block off the grille to equal what the nose spike blocks .
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i can not reinstall the nose because the metal is twisted
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What's going on at the rear of the car ? Perhaps you can reuse the coroplast on the back end, since this is where the majority of your drag is coming from.
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the belly pan is not off from the car
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That looks better than the platypus-face Probably lower drag, also.
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That looks better than the platypus-face Probably lower drag, also.
Better looking : Yes. But lower drag? You say that a grill block is more aerodynamic than a nose?

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