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Old 05-05-2019, 12:29 PM   #3041 (permalink)
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That's a big car. It doesn't have the diverter/difusser setup, though.

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Old 05-06-2019, 11:27 AM   #3042 (permalink)
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That's a big car. It doesn't have the diverter/difusser setup, though.
The size difference between that large 1953 and the 1954-57 Jaguar D-Type is pretty amazing. Jag figured out that they could do more with less at that point.
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At first glance I thought it was a Porsche 550 Spyder.

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Creative Commons announced a new search engine. I tried 'Volkswagen' and got 75,000 hits. Here's a 550 Spyder:

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This is The Zing! - which I posted about 8 years ago:

https://ecomodder.com/forum/showthre...ike-19843.html

It was designed and built by Ken Fry, who has an account here on EcoModder.
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Just A Car Guy: eyecatching

Their computer graphic is better than mine, but the example in the upper right here:

...has the same rear fender extension that reaches forward to the door cutline. Plus the massive side skirts.
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Here's a textbook example of a radiator inlet duct. Maybe it's belled on the inside?

Just A Car Guy: lots of innovation going on in this Ak Miller Devin bodied race car, but an odd choice of rims. Aren't those Shelby Cobra Mustang front rims?
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Head's up! Juatacarguy posted 27[?] pictures from Bonneville in 1964:

Just A Car Guy: someone over at the HAMB posted photos from Bonneville from the early 60s




The Corvair is my new favorite example of a diverging bell.
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