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Old 01-22-2018, 03:58 AM   #2551 (permalink)
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The ducts are pointed opposite to NACA ducts.
If anything, they suck air out from the wheel.
The air coming out of the hole would follow the narrowing duct, moving outwards through centrifugal forces (e.g. go straight on a circular plane). Just like the duct.
If only the air around the car was moving along at the same speed as to not disrupt this effect...

Chances are the ducts were meant to be like NACA ducts but the wheel covers got swapped left and right?

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Chances are the ducts were meant to be like NACA ducts but the wheel covers got swapped left and right?
This is my guess.
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Some kind of Saab RV... wish I knew more about it. All I do know is it's from 1965 and based on a Saab car chassis with a 2-stroke engine.

The ultimate in faired-in wheels though.

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Saab 96, probably.
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That needs a car-shaped trailer...
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Not with a SAAB 2-stroke. I thought I posted this before, but I must have exited the page without submitting it.



It had a Chrysler slant six and a four-speed floor shift. Also on Cortez History Photos | Cortezcoach.com, a Clark trailer:

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No breadcrumbs? DDG only found: https://www.flickr.com/photos/mrscharroo/6136689388

Where did the truck come from? I followed the Flickr link to:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/mrscharroo/page1

...and found the colorized car on page five. I highly recommend this website, but pulling pictures is like pulling teeth. I had to Inspect Element, copy the URL and pre-pend http: to show this one example:



Five pages of this stuff!
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Right. Going to the site is easier than x-fering pix to here. Lots of goodies there... I thought I'd seen everything but there's a lot on there I've never seen before!
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You might try:
Print Screen Button to the right of F12) > Open a paint page > Paste > Save Picture >Go Advanced > Attachments (Paper Clip next to smiley face.) Choose File (Select your saved picture.) > Upload
It's actually quicker than it looks.

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