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Old 09-27-2018, 02:38 PM   #2831 (permalink)
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Old 09-27-2018, 04:57 PM   #2832 (permalink)
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The only 2 problems were....
To be fair, they were experimental prototypes designed to test the ground-taxiing characteristics of his jet-stilt flying Omnidirectional Transport. Can we use today's standards to judge a flathead Ford drivetrain? Dubonnet much?

What the testing revealed was profound yawing in crosswinds, what the Lane museum replica (of the depricated two-piece frame design not shared with the others) reveals is NO (zip zilch,nada) self-centering in the steering. every steering correction has to be countermanded.

None of this applies to the six-tired three wheel drive [and steering?] Dymaxion Four.
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Old 09-30-2018, 02:00 AM   #2833 (permalink)
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My ride in a Ford Model T today. Cd =1.0 traction Hp = 12.
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Old 09-30-2018, 11:38 AM   #2834 (permalink)
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A digital dashboard in a Model T? What was it plugged into?
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Why not in a T? Could give lots of missing info like actual speed
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Old 10-01-2018, 02:11 PM   #2836 (permalink)
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At least it was a 1927 Model T.
If it was one of the earliest models the maps would have been even more outdated. No over-the-air map updates in those days.
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Guns, Oil, & Dirt | hestons:ARNO XI

Looking mainly at the fastback top:


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Good lord, bet that hydro is twitchy as all get out on anything other than smooth water
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They managed not to break this one:

The Ferrari that made waves: Powerboat built by Enzo to break world speed record on water set to fetch 1.5m at auction


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...m-auction.html

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