Go Back   EcoModder Forum > EcoModding > Aerodynamics
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-14-2018, 12:39 PM   #111 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Brazil
Posts: 1,476
Thanks: 14
Thanked 362 Times in 327 Posts
So why he always loses to guys like this ?



Quote:
Originally Posted by kach22i View Post


A good sized dorsal fin will always make it go faster.

  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 03-14-2018, 01:24 PM   #112 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
kach22i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Posts: 3,878
Thanks: 52
Thanked 2,586 Times in 1,811 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by All Darc View Post
So why he always loses to guys like this ?
Back then, "evil never wins" was taught to children.

This is why we are such dupes today.
__________________
George
Architect, Artist and Designer of Objects

1977 Porsche 911s Targa
1998 Chevy S-10 Pick-Up truck
1989 Scat II HP Hovercraft

Chin Spoiler:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...effective.html

Rear Spoiler Pick Up Truck
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...xperiment.html

Roof Wing
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...1-a-19525.html
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2018, 01:56 PM   #113 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Brazil
Posts: 1,476
Thanks: 14
Thanked 362 Times in 327 Posts
He was always the first, but every single time he parked just to add some trap on the road.





Quote:
Originally Posted by kach22i View Post
Back then, "evil never wins" was taught to children.

This is why we are such dupes today.
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2018, 09:15 AM   #114 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
kach22i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Posts: 3,878
Thanks: 52
Thanked 2,586 Times in 1,811 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by All Darc View Post
He was always the first, but every single time he parked just to add some trap on the road.
Don't we all know people like this though?

It's not enough to win, they haven't won until they have hurt someone?

So I Googled "homemade carbon fiber car" and found this.

New body underway | Illuminati Motor Works

Quote:
The team worked with Reg Schmeiss through April and May, pulling molds off the rear of the car and making new body panels out of carbon fiber. As I write this, the area spanning from the back windows to the tow hitch has shiny new body panels. Total, they weigh only about 60 pounds and are much stronger than the foam and fiberglass they replace.

When the new body is in place, Seven will be more efficient than 207 MPGe.
There are three Youtube video links listed on that page FYI.

I've seen this car before in this forum, but it's been a while.

2014
http://illuminatimotorworks.com/wp-c...anta-il-10.jpg



__________________
George
Architect, Artist and Designer of Objects

1977 Porsche 911s Targa
1998 Chevy S-10 Pick-Up truck
1989 Scat II HP Hovercraft

Chin Spoiler:
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...effective.html

Rear Spoiler Pick Up Truck
http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...xperiment.html

Roof Wing
http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...1-a-19525.html
  Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to kach22i For This Useful Post:
aerohead (03-17-2018), Xist (03-15-2018)
Old 03-15-2018, 10:28 AM   #115 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Brazil
Posts: 1,476
Thanks: 14
Thanked 362 Times in 327 Posts
On Brazil, where justice only works for poor, blacks and prostitutes, we have lot of such people free for make out all sort of evil things. Ou medicin have a lot of them.

Quote:
Originally Posted by kach22i View Post
Don't we all know people like this though?

It's not enough to win, they haven't won until they have hurt someone?

So I Googled "homemade carbon fiber car" and found this.

New body underway | Illuminati Motor Works



There are three Youtube video links listed on that page FYI.

I've seen this car before in this forum, but it's been a while.

2014
http://illuminatimotorworks.com/wp-c...anta-il-10.jpg
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2018, 11:35 AM   #116 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 20,200
Thanks: 5,666
Thanked 6,608 Times in 5,327 Posts
Hot dog! A X-Prixe contender IIRC. I'd have gone with 1956 Corvette taillights and 1963 DeSoto grille bar, and then take it to Lead-Sled meets.
__________________

."Once men turned their thinking over to machines thinking this would set them free. This only allowed other men with machines to enslave them." Frank Herbert
____________________

Sadhguru: Yesterday isn't good or bad, it's gone.
____________________
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2018, 12:59 PM   #117 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
aerohead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sanger,Texas,U.S.A.
Posts: 12,946
Thanks: 20,748
Thanked 6,331 Times in 3,928 Posts
Illuminati

For the X-Prize competition the team reported Cd 0.165 for the car.Not too shabby!
__________________
Photobucket album: http://s1271.photobucket.com/albums/jj622/aerohead2/
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2018, 02:31 PM   #118 (permalink)
Banned
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Brazil
Posts: 1,476
Thanks: 14
Thanked 362 Times in 327 Posts
After they added new side windows, to open like in usual cars, the project got f...up. Worse aerodynamics, worse MPG, got uggly... But Steve Farbbo said in a interview the aerodynamics got better...
Without speek about the weight...quite heavy for a 2 seater vehicle.

But the most absurd was they said was expecting the drag to be CD: 0,05, like Morelli theoric, and the CD of 0,11 for type 1 version was a surprise for them. Everyone with basic knowledge should know the theoric number can't be reached after add wheels, even with good streamlined covers for wheels.

Quote:
Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
For the X-Prize competition the team reported Cd 0.165 for the car.Not too shabby!

Last edited by All Darc; 03-17-2018 at 04:39 PM..
  Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2018, 04:14 PM   #119 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 20,200
Thanks: 5,666
Thanked 6,608 Times in 5,327 Posts
I'm surprised that the Illuminati Seven is two passenger, Alternative Class then.

__________________

."Once men turned their thinking over to machines thinking this would set them free. This only allowed other men with machines to enslave them." Frank Herbert
____________________

Sadhguru: Yesterday isn't good or bad, it's gone.
____________________
  Reply With Quote
Reply  Post New Thread


Thread Tools




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com