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Old 12-25-2007, 11:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Video: someone DIY tuft testing a Volvo

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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.



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Visualising the flow of air around the hood of the car - higher speeds. Volvo, 25-35-50-60mph.

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Old 12-26-2007, 12:49 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If I was a betting man, I'd say it's a Volvo 740. Very cool video! I might steal that idea.
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Nice avatar, Peakster.
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Thanks. I spent some time making it, so I thought I should show it off for a while .
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Brick indeed

My hood didn't do anything like that 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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