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Old 02-21-2009, 08:13 AM   #1 (permalink)
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front swept area in sq. inches

i found a site that lists it, but its in square inches...how do convert to square feet...is it divide by 12?

anyways, it says 168 sq. in

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Old 02-21-2009, 08:27 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Since it's units squared, you would divide it by 12^2, or 144, to get feet squared.

Or just use the online unit converters.
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Google has a built-in converter for most units, so just type in (say)

'1680 square inches to square feet'

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i found a site that lists it, but its in square inches...how do convert to square feet...is it divide by 12?

anyways, it says 168 sq. in

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168 sq. in. = 1.16666667 sq. ft.

What is the site?
And what is it that has a 1.17 sq. ft. frontal area?
Certainly not any of your cars!
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Sounds like you found an inaccurate site
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Old 02-21-2009, 01:15 PM   #7 (permalink)
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swept area

The term "swept" area is not a technical term I am aware of,Can you list the source and context of it's use? I have heard the term in connection to brake drums and rotors but never with aerodynamics.
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heres the site...they could have a digit wrong, like they do for the oil capacity...

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Oh fer gosh sakes, that's the brake area. Dang it, it says so right there.

So is the oil capacity .26 or 26 quarts?
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f**k i'm an idiot i didn't see the brake thing...sorry

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