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Old 12-09-2009, 03:42 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Welcome !
We're all jealous. What an awesome car to own !
In case no one mentioned it already, those wheels on your car look fantastic, but act like blenders to the wind.

http://ecomodder.com/forum/showthrea...-6-a-4368.html

If you replaced the wheels with a extra set of wheels that had moon style covers, it would be simple to put the stock ones back on. Just keep them in the garage for when you want more 'show' than 'low' ( drag ).
Mooneye style wheels on a Corvette might actually not turn as many stomachs as they do on our cars, since a lot of guys use them when they run at Bonneville.
You might actually get some thumbs up from other drivers.



As far as VG and wing for your car, they would be useless, since you most likely have attached flow all the way to the rear of the car. Vortex generators are meant to re-attach flow that usually happens on boxy shaped cars after the airflow goes turbulent.

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Old 12-10-2009, 12:46 PM   #42 (permalink)
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If you replaced the wheels with a extra set of wheels that had moon style covers...
I would also recommend getting a similar "hood ornament" for your next photo.
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I would also recommend getting a similar "hood ornament" for your next photo.
wow......

who would have thought legs. .... ..NO I MEAN hood of a vet was SSSOOOOO long!!!!!!!
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There are days when I am happy I signed up for the Ecomodder forums...


the articles are SOOOOO educational and informative.......



........what pictures???????
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Old 12-10-2009, 03:19 PM   #45 (permalink)
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Look how she squished the front end down- must weigh a ton!
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Old 12-10-2009, 03:40 PM   #46 (permalink)
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Car Model Produces Less Drag at Bonneville!

You're right Frank! Maybe having her on the hood will net that driver better MPG with the lower nose... Although I don't think they will be paying too much attention to under the hood performance vice on the hood performance.

Ok, that was my attempt at chauvanism, I'm done now
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Old 12-10-2009, 09:14 PM   #47 (permalink)
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You might be interested in looking at a couple of these images of a C5 and C6 Corvette in a windtunnel

The images are 2/3 the way down the page.

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( And yes, that ladys' curves look very ....um...streamlined don't they ?)

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Old 12-13-2009, 05:45 AM   #48 (permalink)
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hey man do you have a K&N filter in there yet if not it'll improve your MPG between 2 and 3 in that vette
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Hey man, do you have something to back up that claim, cuz if not, you should do some research.

Even K&N themselves, to my knowledge, do not claim fuel economy increases by using their product.
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hey man do you have a K&N filter in there yet if not it'll improve your MPG between 2 and 3 in that vette
young wipper-snapper thinks we just fell off Frank Lee's turnip truck!!!



(not that there's anything wrong with Frank Lee's turnip truck!!!

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