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Old 08-19-2020, 06:35 PM   #141 (permalink)
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1) where the attached flow separates from the body is, by definition, the separation line. The back of a truck box, or trailer van in this case.
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9) without streamlining, all we have is a wake of turbulence.
Dimples and wickerbills still Okay?

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Old 08-21-2020, 11:42 AM   #142 (permalink)
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Dimples and wickerbills still Okay?
Neither would have a place with respect to drag reduction of a road vehicle.
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Here's an example:

https://youtu.be/l47hKqnA-lc?t=229

A wickerbill on the diffuser affects the wake (allegedly).
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Old 10-21-2020, 01:30 PM   #144 (permalink)
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A wickerbill on the diffuser affects the wake (allegedly).
He'd have to flesh out the theory in more depth for it to be of value.
I don't consider anything that has to do with dedicated race cars germane to road vehicle aerodynamics.
Everything he's done has only reduced the efficiency of the car.
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Unless you count efficiency as 'Porsches passed'.
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Don't be afraid of front wheel covers.....

I was, but did it and they lasted two years for me easily...
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Small self drill screws on top half and light spring on rear attached to rocker panel. I can send some good photos if you want. Used the abs plastic from speedway, comes in a roll, very durable... At first I just filled in the wheel gap, and after a year I made another half moon to fill it in. I knew it would rub on turns, but I realized it never does on anything but parking lots. I though it might wear tire, but nothing ever did on sidewall. The wheels are 3.5 wide from a company called vms in FLA they weigh 11 lbs. The plastic started to wear through on one side after two years, and I just made another one. It seemed impossible at first, but I was really happy with it. The cops look at me but leave me alone mostly....haha
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