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Old 09-25-2010, 11:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newbie! VW Golf TDi kammback ideas?

I just found you folks! I spent newly two hours reading many GREAT posts, great stuff here!
I have been thinking of a Kammback for my 02 Golf. It's been stuck in my head for a year now! Great see others are way ahead of me on this. (As usual!) I can't find any threads for a Golf Kammback design. Any help woudl be appreciated.

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Old 06-15-2011, 08:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Put a picture of yr car, to see what we are talking about. And, maybe be more specific.
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Old 06-15-2011, 09:34 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Welcome Theo, I must admit I have been kicking the idea around for several years myself. You may want to post this question in "aerodynamics". Also check out this thread-


It's not an easy project to add enough length to a hatchback to make a big difference in aero. Some have done it here and gotten good results though.

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The power needed to push an object through a fluid increases as the cube of the velocity. Mechanical friction increases as the square, so increasing speed requires progressively more power.
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