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Old 01-05-2015, 09:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Ram Implosion Wing - Wind Tunnel Testing

I want to build the RIW and test it in a subsonic windtunnel, however, I was browing the forums and everybody is calling it a scam. Has this been proven to be a scam? Should I not try testing this? I don't want to waste my resources on a scam. Why do you guys think this would fail, do you have any legitimate reasons?

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Old 01-05-2015, 09:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 01-05-2015, 09:30 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I'm serious about this, I will actually test it. I just want some feedback before I do.
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I read it, but I don't think it's supposed to create thrust by improving the aerodynamic fluidity. It's supposed to create a vortex in front of the car, thus reducing air pressure, I'm not an expert but I think we have to look at it from another angle.
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Some how I'm having trouble understanding how it works, but it sounds like you wouldn't need a wind tunnel even. just get it up to speed, cut it loose, and see if it accelerates off into the horizon.
Or mount it in place of a kammback, where it would work, but be out performed by a sheet of cardboard.
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I'm actually going to be building a miniaturized version of this and mounting it on a car model, not an actual car. And then I'm going to test it in a mini wind tunnel. I don't have the resources to build a full scale wind tunnel, and RIW. I'm still a high school student.
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Sometimes, logic is incomplete, and people are proven wrong. Sometimes, logic is valid, but testing provides credibility logic sometimes lacks.

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Test this in a wind tunnel? I think you risk a runaway reaction that would create a wormhole that would take you off into cloud cuckoo land, where you would meet the inventor of this thing and you could write some testimonials together.

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