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Old 07-06-2008, 10:43 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Nice! Can't wait to see the vids, your work is inspiring. My Focus is pretty much as far along in the front as I can (want to) take it, I'm sure the back needs cleaning up and that's likely where it could do the most good.

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Old 07-07-2008, 12:46 AM   #33 (permalink)
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Very profesionally done !

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One of the guys here ( millenniumtree ) suggested using audio tape insted of yarn .
I've used audio tape before as "telltales" on a sail. Works really well, but the downside is it seems to have a serious static cling problem in certain conditions.

Also, not so good on a sail if you're used to red & green telltales on either side.
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Old 07-07-2008, 12:54 AM   #35 (permalink)
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Great stuff. The camera mounted on the car is the best POV for tuft testing.

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So is the Kamm back going to have a hollow cavity or a plexiglass rear window ( the red portion of the image )

If you remember, the UCDavis project car had a small cavity ...but then their .Cd count wasn't exactly impressive for the amount of work that they put into that car.

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Hey - I love the look of the car by the way.
Man what a difference !


I have a new question : I noticed that in the still pictures ( the one that I posted in my previous post ) the area on the side of the Kamm back isn't filled in. ( The triangular area just above the area that I filled in with red )
Surely you filled in this side piece before the test ... right ?
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This is such a great video! Real professional and it worked extremely well. Are you thinking of pushing the envelope further and making an attachable boat-tail in the future? I'm totally staying tuned .
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thats awsome what did you use to mount your camera for the testo do the same form my setup for tuff testing.. how did you mount that camera!!!!!!!
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Great job :-)

This gives me more and more desire to ecomod my car...
but I will only begin with front grill block and may try rear wheel skirts : your DIY article seams so easy to follow...

Have you ever tuff tested your rear wheel skirts or your front grill block ?

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