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02-10-2010, 06:44 PM
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Posted By JackOlsen

Actually, McBeath's testing showed benefits from...

Actually, McBeath's testing showed benefits from going as high up as you go down below with straight end plates.

My angled winglets were based on different research:
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02-10-2010, 06:21 PM
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Posted By JackOlsen

Lots of different ways to skin a cat -- and it's...

Lots of different ways to skin a cat -- and it's always a trade-off. Simon McBeath's 'Competition Car Aerodynamics' has some great testing numbers on finding the optimal height for end plates (which...
02-10-2010, 02:59 AM
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Posted By JackOlsen

Yeah, so long as you never have to turn, it's...

Yeah, so long as you never have to turn, it's awesome.

I got better straight line numbers with this.

http://forums.pelicanparts.com/uploads5/Final+Rear1112209167.jpg
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02-09-2010, 09:09 PM
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Posted By JackOlsen

Well, at smaller tracks with tighter turns you...

Well, at smaller tracks with tighter turns you don't often have 150-mph straights. Some autocrossers swear by their enormous wings, which never see 60 mph in use. I don't know what to make of that,...
02-08-2010, 08:48 PM
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Posted By JackOlsen

Yes, I did a lot of research and then a lot of...

Yes, I did a lot of research and then a lot of testing. I set up cameras to photograph wool tufts on different parts of the car and with my wing at different angles. I put tufts on wires to see the...
02-08-2010, 02:10 PM
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Posted By JackOlsen

In my opinion, drag is an issue if you're an...

In my opinion, drag is an issue if you're an airline and you're paying for jet fuel by the ton. More or less drag from a wing is not a big deal at all.
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