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Old 06-06-2016, 11:30 AM   #2051 (permalink)
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Another Billy Gibbons car:


http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/search/label/Billy%20Gibbons

Similar to the Morgan EV3, it has one asymmetrical headlight at legal height and three projectors in the bottom of the grille.

Edit: Every time you post a link to the Pelican Parts thread I lose half a day.

This time I got as far back as http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-t...ml#post9113258 with somebody drifting an aircraft carrier.

This is nice though:


http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-topic-discussions/125505-more-random-pics-3905.html#post9137101

If the lashings were impregnated with resin, this might be tougher than a steel tube roll bar.


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Old 06-10-2016, 10:54 AM   #2052 (permalink)
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This looks like some sort of "gravity racer" for going down hill (could be wrong).

The Bentley
https://www.pinterest.com/pin/360499145148841247/


I like the suspension layout, looks somewhat aerodynamic for an open wheeled vehicle.

I suspect those are the drivers knees (or feet) we see, looking though one's knees has got to limit other vision requirements.
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Old 06-10-2016, 11:29 AM   #2053 (permalink)
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Gravity racer...

Picture #17

Extreme Gravity Racing, 0 hp racecar : theTHROTTLE




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Old 06-10-2016, 01:35 PM   #2054 (permalink)
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Old 06-11-2016, 09:40 AM   #2055 (permalink)
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Nice link, we have posted a few of these before.

The last one in the series is most memorable.

Extreme Gravity Racing, 0 hp racecar : theTHROTTLE
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Old 06-11-2016, 04:50 PM   #2056 (permalink)
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Mercedes comparo

I finally got around to the current M-B concept vs AST-II

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Bochum solar car

Here is the Bochum University solar racer.The lowest streamline filament indicates separated flow above the roofline.It could just be diluted in the boundary layer mixing.Don't know.It satisfies Buchheim et al.'s countour criteria,so it's 'in bounds.'

Here's a AST-II comparo
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Looks like almost a dead match(edit: with some coke bottling)
I found this video of it.
https://youtu.be/wWNjRYOHZts
Pay attention to :40-1:15sec . Active wheels/ covers and smoke to show how much it really helps. Looks to be computer controlled , notice the stepy action .
My gess is the different %of open is eather a function of brake temp. or speed with a multitude of trigger points .
The action reminds mee of a CVT belt on a 10 hp Tecumseh , not linear.
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Overly complicated. Should have smooth rims or hubcaps. Front corners of the car should not have to morph. Boat tail should be incorporated into the general design of the body and need not be deployed. The active grill block however, looks good and does what it's designed for.

I know they are just showing their engineering skills and they're good. Really, really good.

0.19 good...

Just overly complicated.

In my opinion...


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A interesting new RR! The angle of the rear diffuser looks a bit steep though.




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