Boat-tailing behind tires

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Just as entire vehicle rear ends can benefit from boat tailing, so can individual wheels/tires.

The 2nd generation Toyota Prius has tapered bodywork (in the bumper cover) behind its rear tires that serve this purpose.

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Example Data Saand Example Data Mazda, 626, 1991 Example Data $5 USD Example Data 1 Hour Example Data 27.2 Example Data 29.8 User mod detail or measurement detailed data

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