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MetroMPG 12-25-2007 11:09 PM

Video: someone DIY tuft testing a Volvo
 
This was a random find...

Quote:

Visualizing the flow of air around the hood of the car - lower speeds. Volvo, 25-35 mph.
You can see the turbulence at the leading edge of the hood. I guess there's a reason they're called bricks.

Anybody recognize the model? I'm pretty sure it's not the 240 style.

Anyway, I sent a message via YT to the poster of the video, inviting him to stop by here. I hope he does. It would be interesting to learn what he's up to, and I suspect he'd fit right in.

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/v/TedCz30hu5U[/youtube]

And...

Quote:

Visualising the flow of air around the hood of the car - higher speeds. Volvo, 25-35-50-60mph.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/v/bv3uev2msQs[/youtube]

Peakster 12-26-2007 12:49 AM

If I was a betting man, I'd say it's a Volvo 740. Very cool video! I might steal that idea.

MetroMPG 12-26-2007 01:28 AM

Nice avatar, Peakster. :)

Peakster 12-26-2007 01:50 AM

Thanks. I spent some time making it, so I thought I should show it off for a while :o.

trebuchet03 12-29-2007 02:07 AM

Brick indeed :p

My hood didn't do anything like that :p At least, if it was happening, it was too far down the hood for me to see from within the cab...


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