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Old 08-25-2011, 07:53 AM   #181 (permalink)
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Here is a series of 3 articles that are a very good resource (and they seem to have lost the links between them):

An Illustrated History Of Automotive Aerodynamics – In Three Parts | The Truth About Cars

A Brief Illustrated History Of Automotive Aerodynamics – Part 2 | The Truth About Cars

An Illustrated History Of Automotive Aerodynamics – Part 3: Finale | The Truth About Cars

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Old 08-25-2011, 09:19 AM   #182 (permalink)
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Thanks Niel, that is a very nice and interesting series! Kinda parallels Hucho, but without the math ;-)
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Old 08-25-2011, 10:09 AM   #183 (permalink)
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Great links, I discovered that article series less than a month ago. It's awesome.
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Old 09-04-2011, 03:19 PM   #184 (permalink)
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From the above article, this looks cool
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Great links, I discovered that article series less than a month ago. It's awesome.
Good reading, thanks.
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Here's some "real" pictures of the first car:




This seems to be a unique wheel layout? I wonder how it steered?
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...*if* both the front and rear wheels were "steerable" then its turning radius would be limited only by the included angle between the steering wheels...and the power wheels' ability to overcome the scrubbing of the 'other' steered wheel.
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Here's some "real" pictures of the first car:




This seems to be a unique wheel layout? I wonder how it steered?
So the engine is in the rear, driving the two center wheels, and it steers using both the front and rear wheels? That's pretty freaking cool. Must have been interesting getting cooling air up into the radiator. I wonder if any of these cars are around today?

The overhead shot of the nose looks exactly like rear of aeroheads trailer.

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