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Old 10-12-2018, 01:12 AM
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Originally Posted by rcbuggy88 View Post
There is downforce. It does matter and does make a difference.
Please quantify it.

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Not exactly quantifiable but when you have the wing, the car is quite a bit more stable and get more rear grip. Also, you nosedive without one.
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Originally Posted by rcbuggy88 View Post
Not exactly quantifiable but when you have the wing, the car is quite a bit more stable and get more rear grip. Also, you nosedive without one.
How much of it can be attributed to weight? The shape isn't aerodynamic too, nor is it fed right. The flat part serves as a rudder/elevator nothing more than it can be attributed to aero work.
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How much of it can be attributed to weight? The shape isn't aerodynamic too, nor is it fed right. The flat part serves as a rudder/elevator nothing more than it can be attributed to aero work.
You yourself said the wing helps with the attitude of the car in the air, and I agree it does. So the wing helps and does something. On slow parts of the track, it is not doing anything. At high speeds I don't notice a difference with it high or low, but there is a difference when it is not on there at all.
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You yourself said the wing helps with the attitude of the car in the air, and I agree it does. So the wing helps and does something. On slow parts of the track, it is not doing anything. At high speeds I don't notice a difference with it high or low, but there is a difference when it is not on there at all.
I have a couple sacrificial wings, will remove the curved section and see what's the difference between a normal and a straight one.
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