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Old 09-29-2015, 04:40 PM   #41 (permalink)
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Still, fleets of specialized-use vehicles that sit idle except for 10 hours a week.

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Old 09-29-2015, 05:05 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Greenshields

They're treating a symptom,rather than the source of the illness.


If they'd just soften the upper leading edge (how about all the leading edges?),they'd kill the drag in its crib.


I'd like to see some 'proof' of its performance.10% mpg is hard to swallow.
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Old 09-30-2015, 09:45 AM   #43 (permalink)
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The current generation of Brazilian buses is aerodynamically better than those stereotypical American schoolies, even though they're usually forward-control.
With a teaser like that you need to post some images of what you mean.

Here's a few I came up with on a Google image search.

What did you have in mind?

Inter-state coaches, rather than metro/city buses?
SHOW me your Bus-pictures - Page 9 - SkyscraperCity


The roof kicks up at the end - bad, and after such a good start.

Maybe they don't all kick up at the end - see below.


Highlights - Bus Travel BrazilBus Travel Brazil



Here is that Sheep-Head hump again.................maybe it works?

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Old 09-30-2015, 11:05 AM   #44 (permalink)
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MORE random pics...... - Page 3624 - Pelican Parts Technical BBS


It's interesting, gotta give it that much.

Heck of a grill block too.
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Old 09-30-2015, 12:51 PM   #45 (permalink)
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Old 09-30-2015, 01:27 PM   #46 (permalink)
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kach22i -- What the h*** happened to the Pelican Parts thread?



At least you are staying on topic.

Edit: Okay, I've gotta admit this one is good. Might be appropriate for a wind tunnel thread:


http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-topic-discussions/125505-more-random-pics-3604.html#post8790233

2nd edit: OTOH this one's on topic Where did half the day go?


http://forums.pelicanparts.com/off-topic-discussions/125505-more-random-pics-3596.html#post8782158

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With a teaser like that you need to post some images of what you mean.

Here's a few I came up with on a Google image search.

What did you have in mind?
I was refering to urban transit buses, such as the Marcopolo Viale BRS, Neobus Mega BRS and the newer generation of the Marcopolo Torino.

The Marcopolo Viale BRS body is the same from that hybrid Volvo bus I spotted in my hometown.
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But at least this one has a partial grille block :

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I'll see your partial grille block and raise a boat tail ...on the front:


http://rollerman1.tumblr.com/page/6


http://jalopnik.com/new-suzuki-van-concept-need-want-have-now-1734078026



The Suzuki Air Triser. I like it. It's close to the spirit of the original VW Microbus.
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Jap minivans are interesting. Not beauty contest winners, but they still usually have some nice features.

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