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Old 01-18-2014, 09:52 PM   #16
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Tuning is cool.... Anybody waxing their bodies ????
What does that do make it more aero dynamic?
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Old 01-19-2014, 02:59 AM   #17
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I put a coat of plastic cleaner/polish on a brand new body after I take off the film just to remove the sticky feeling. I would guess it makes it smoother as it's smoother by touch but the lower amount of drag would be so small you couldn't even notice it.

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What can bring an improvement is the management of the airflow around the edges and over the body.
For example using little plates on the front left and right corner to direct the air upwards (like DTM) and using little long vertical planes on the left and right side of the hood to prevent the air from slipping off the hood to the sides of the body. Important is also how the air leaves the body behind. Sharp edges on the trunk- and rear lights- corners are very important for reduced drag. Overall you should achieve a low pressure area under your car.

All these tweaks will only work at speeds +25 Km/h.
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What can bring an improvement is the management of the airflow around the edges and over the body.
For example using little plates on the front left and right corner to direct the air upwards (like DTM) and using little long vertical planes on the left and right side of the hood to prevent the air from slipping off the hood to the sides of the body. Important is also how the air leaves the body behind. Sharp edges on the trunk- and rear lights- corners are very important for reduced drag. Overall you should achieve a low pressure area under your car.

All these tweaks will only work at speeds +25 Km/h.
thats not very fast about 15.5 mph that can be achieved on practically any track if you can run at half that then a car can easily go that fast... on a regular basis per lap
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