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Old 03-26-2012, 06:59 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Sven7 View Post
I'll try to do those requested sometime this week.

Just a tip for you guys making your own. For it to properly work you need to

omit wheels- imagine the car sliced down the center.
include the ground plane- the car needs to be in ground effect.
give it plenty of room above and behind the car for the flow to work.

You mean top down with a Jeep? The flow will look approximately like this

Lol, viewing from the top, ie airflow arround the sides.

Jeep top on or off doesn't matter it always looks like that.

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Old 10-18-2012, 06:28 PM   #32 (permalink)
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*Now updated with a Honda Civic EF (per request), in the Civic post. Have fun guise!

Also a couple more because racecar

GM EV-1 electric car- I believe this is the most aerodynamic production car ever made, right? Only a few left in existence. This should show some of the Flow Illustrator's shortcomings, as the EV-1 has lots of plan taper helping the air around.

Not sure how there are four pages without THE TEMPLATE!

Ford Model T four door... approximation

If anyone gets the chance to test this one please post it up, as I'd very much like to see the mess
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As requested

And template for BMW E36 compact aka Berta
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Old 10-19-2012, 05:33 PM   #34 (permalink)
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lowest drag

The Toyota Ra Ra street-legal solar car probably has the distinction as the 'production' car of lowest drag factor.(yeah,that's pretty anal!)

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