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Old 08-27-2011, 04:56 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ford Probe-V Cd 0.137 image

I'll start this also today before the clock runs out.
Back in '95 I did a television show in Dallas.I'd put together a slide show and in the mix was a press-release slide of the Probe-V which Ford's public information officer was kind enough to send.The image contains a true-length side elevation technical image.It's the only true-length image I've ever seen for that particular car.
I've never seen the image except as the small slide.Last night I found this 'Christmas Bag' full of slides.I scanned the Probe onto an SD card from my camera.I believe it will have enough resolution to make a decent enlargement.
I'll post it as soon as Al can break free from money-earning.Again,thanks for your patience.

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Old 08-28-2011, 08:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Maybe he's looking for some peer pressure to motivate himself.

Post the darn picture Aerohead.............(imagine an angry crowd with pitch forks and torches).
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Old 08-29-2011, 05:50 PM   #5 (permalink)
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get the bum!

Well the good news is that Al is working his tail off.The bad news is that Al is working his tail off.
When he's busy,I don't get me no images scanned and Photo-shopped.
It's over two weeks now.Dang!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 09-03-2011, 04:42 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Here,finally is the 'money-shot' for the Probe.We threw in an image of both the EV1 and Ultralite to compare rooflines to.You may agree that both EV1 and Ultralite are demonstrating flow separation.
Had we a smoke trace over the Ford,I doubt that we'd be able to say the same thing.
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It kills me to think that those fine folks at Ford could actually make something very similar for the masses if they could get it past their marketeers. it's actually beautiful. They could sell this.

I couldn't help myself: noticing that that the backlight looked relatively flat (nice of Ford to give us a "template") I measured the slope at approx. 18 deg. Hmmmmmm...
The nice thing for us simpletons is you don't have to go to your glass guy with 3d compound curves for the rear window. Much cheaper to have a 2d "body of revolution".
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Here,finally is the 'money-shot' for the Probe.
Thanks aerohead. How was the Probe able to turn with these front skirts?
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looks like one of the old subarus(cant think of the model name...svx or some thing like that) and a ford probe had a love child!lol
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