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Old 07-06-2013, 09:41 AM   #671 (permalink)
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I recall the Testudo but not that it was Corvair powered.
Click to see the wallpaper of the engine bay.
1963 Chevrolet Corvair Testudo concept supercar supercars engine engines wallpaper | 2048x1536 | 96026 | WallpaperUP


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Also the spec's in the first link posted are for a flat 6 air-cooled, same size as a Corvair engine.

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Old 07-06-2013, 10:06 AM   #672 (permalink)
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Random TRANSPORTATION pictures - Page 1089 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS
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Old 07-06-2013, 05:40 PM   #673 (permalink)
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Old 07-06-2013, 06:29 PM   #674 (permalink)
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kach22i -- You are finding a lot of interesting stuff on the Pelican Parts thread.

I went back to one I had bookmarked at Google Translate. It's up to 3566 pages. Here's something posted on the 5th—a 1990 Vanwall project.


Notice way the engine air intake and exhaust and the backlight are handled under sail panels like those on the VW GTI W12-650.
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Old 07-07-2013, 08:51 AM   #675 (permalink)
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3d model of the dymaxion car


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a 4-wheeled, teardrop-shaped car (patented 1934) by famous industrial designer Norman Bel Geddes
More of that man's work here:
Norman Bel Geddes


http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...-car-7237.html


3d model of the dymaxion car

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Sincerely,
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The Starliner was made by Robert Gougeon of Bay City Michigan in 1935:
Success! After decades-long slumber, Gougeon streamliner runs and drives | Hemmings Daily

Success! After decades-long slumber, Gougeon streamliner runs and drives


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1937 Gougeon Test Drive: September 12th, 2011
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Calvin Bridges's Tear-Drop 1936
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Dr. Calvin B. Bridges of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
and his experimental tear-drop microcar. See article below for further notes.
B&w photo colorized.
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Illumin - Drag Reduction: The Pursuit of Better Fuel Economy

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An example of streamlining a car by tapering the rear end of the vehicle can be noted by examining the design of the Maybach Exelero (Fig. 5).
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I like Dr. Calvin Bridges' Teardrop car:

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I like Dr. Calvin Bridges' Teardrop car:
I like it too, and the wave paint job is just icing on the cake.

Did you see how far back the woman is seated in the car? Scroll down the page.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mrscharroo/6797380790/
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More cool cars here:
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