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Old 08-31-2018, 08:11 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Old 08-31-2018, 10:00 PM   #22 (permalink)
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No one else is doing saying it but I will.
I'm calling BS on 20%.
Maybe 5% or less I could believe.
And if they worked we would already be seeing them on tractor trailers, but tractor trailers have opted for smooth hub caps.

I could test a set and I have the perfect vehicle to test something like this with. I have a nissan leaf that gives real time traction power output. Anything that reduces drive power consumption by anywhere near 10% would be an very, very obvious above 60mph.
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Old 09-01-2018, 04:30 AM   #23 (permalink)
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No one else is doing saying it but I will.
I'm calling BS on 20%.
I wouldn´t be so harsh. There is slight chance you really have discovered something new.

But I think everyone here agrees you need to do a proper A-B-A testing before you make such claims here. See this thread:
https://ecomodder.com/forum/showthre...tml#post147532

... and come back with results.

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3 small triangles per tyre, resulting in 5 to 20% improvement in FE ?

Ain't happening.

Let's move this to the Corral ...
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Old 09-01-2018, 05:46 AM   #25 (permalink)
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My mistake. I have had no damage to the tires other than the small amount of glue left behind. The 25 dollar price is installed. $5.99 for a set with extras. Again sorry for the error.
Your website doesn't offer an option without installing
25$ / set is the only option

I'll take 2 sets @ 6$ + shipping (if it's reasonable to the EU) and give them a go
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I wouldn´t be so harsh. There is slight chance you really have discovered something new.

But I think everyone here agrees you need to do a proper A-B-A testing before you make such claims here. See this thread:
https://ecomodder.com/forum/showthre...tml#post147532

Part of the reason I wanna test this is that the vortex generated around the tire could eliminate the need for wheel skirting, maybe could help mileage on cars lacking full skirts... I do agree with oil pan though, 20% most likely ain’t gonna happen...
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A funny side note regarding efficiency:
Let us say you have a mod worth of 1 mpg ( your car travels 1 mile further per gallon).
When you apply it on an average ecomodder members Insight, not a big deal going from 57 to 58 MPG. 1.7 percent.
But, if you apply the same mod on a car someone is driving with 18 MPG, you can celebrate five, almost six percent increase!
Percents are misleading.
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5% is 1mpg at a 20mpg average, but it’s 2.5mpg at an average of 50...
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Old 09-01-2018, 09:05 PM   #29 (permalink)
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Part of the reason I wanna test this is that the vortex generated around the tire could eliminate the need for wheel skirting, maybe could help mileage on cars lacking full skirts... I do agree with oil pan though, 20% most likely ain’t gonna happen...
Tires already shed 3 pairs of vortices, which is why a spinning tire generates less drag than a non-spinning one. It isn't clear to me that 1) placing these tabs on the tire, so they're spinning with it, will generate vortices (how are they shaped?), or 2) if they are, that the vortices generated will somehow have a beneficial interaction with the existing vortices around the tire and lower its drag.



I agree, this should be moved to the Corral until the OP provides some documentation to back up his claims, especially if he came on here to sell these.
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Just think... a boat tail is probably the mod with the largest gain... and some add on to tires is supposed to as significant? Prove it.

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