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Old 03-10-2018, 06:24 PM   #2651 (permalink)
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Yes, you can have too much downforce, but it looks aero to me otherwise.

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Unfortunately, the Intrepid also created more downforce than its rear suspension uprights could handle. At Watkins Glen in 1991, after qualifying half a second off the pole, Tommy Kendall’s #65 Intrepid lost its left rear wheel as the track’s high speed banked corners created more vertical load than the car’s components were ever expected to see. Kendall broke both legs but survived the crash thanks to the carbon-fibre monocoque, and sat out the rest of the season but would race for Jim Miller again in 1992.

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Old 03-10-2018, 09:59 PM   #2652 (permalink)
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Old 03-11-2018, 09:32 AM   #2653 (permalink)
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Small "A" in CdA, and low rolling resistance I presume.

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In 1955 production of the first Goggomobil began and in 1965, over 300,000 vehicles had been produced and Goggomobils were exported to 68 countries..................

They seated two adults and the advertising for the cars showed two children in the back seat...........

The Goggo continued production by Glas until the mid 60's when it was sold to BMW and some of the later larger Goggos were Bimmer badged Eg the 770cc model..........
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Old 03-11-2018, 09:28 PM   #2654 (permalink)
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I happened upon a picture I drew in college. With a scanner and Photoshop i could make this look much better.

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Old 03-12-2018, 09:35 PM   #2655 (permalink)
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Pretty cool Freebeard.

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This is the GAZ TR Arrow. A 1954 Soviet car with a jet engine
This is the GAZ TR Arrow. A 1954 Soviet car with a... - Historical Times


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Zvezda 5 (1955)

0.245l two-cylinder engine, 50 hp at 7200 r/min. Transmission – 3, length – 3.2 m, the curb weight – 360 kg, speed – 200 km/h
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And two of Luigi Colani's truck concepts.

Somewhere I probably have a picture of the 1952 Silver Streak and 1964 Clark Cortez together, that I owned at the time. Hanging onto them didn't work out.
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Tony, could I possibly use your boattail trailer picture in a book I am about to publish?
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