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Old 04-02-2007, 07:34 AM   #1
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Great Article on Aerodynamics...and how body kits work.

http://www.sportcompactcarweb.com/tech/0610sccp_automotive_aerodynamics_part_2

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Old 04-02-2007, 08:15 AM   #2
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Nice article. One thing to note is that this is meant for professional racing and not for the Civic down the block with the e-bodykits.com monstrosity.

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Old 04-02-2007, 03:38 PM   #3
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Yeah, note how none of that is even remotely applicable to the body kits that anyone ever puts on their street car. All for show.
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Old 04-02-2007, 09:52 PM   #4
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Yeah, note how none of that is even remotely applicable to the body kits that anyone ever puts on their street car. All for show.
Hi,

That's what I was going to say. Today's cars are all very slick Drag Coefficient wise, like 3 times that of the usual Race Car.

Not only that, but most Aftermarket kits do nothing at all under 100MPH and even then - next to nothing. They're way too far off the ground to have any appreciable effect at all. Purely a high-priced aesthetic...

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