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Old 06-21-2006, 11:17 AM   #21
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[quote=ZugyNA]My air dam extension just happened to end up about 5" off the ground...cause that's how wide it was. But it also happens to extend down about to the general ground clearance height under the car.


Hydrogenboost guy extended the dam down almost to the ground?

http://www.hydrogen-boost.com/May%202005.html

"I think it is quite easy to draw a conclusion about the air dam at both speeds. The air dam did not cause less drag and higher mileage. It indeed did quite the opposite. The air dam caused a lower mileage in all cases. This could be explained by the fact that it was causing quite a bit more wind resistance because of the increase frontal area of the vehicle with the air dam attached. Loses about -3.9% mpg at 55 mph..."

I confused. You said in your first post that the airdam increase your FE by 2 MPG. Most test point to just the opposite. Did you do something different with the airdam? Go any pic's?
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Old 06-21-2006, 01:17 PM   #22
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I think he's quoting various people from various forums...
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Old 06-21-2006, 05:40 PM   #23
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Yep...those are just 2 mentions I know of about air dams...one gain...one loss...
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well here you'll get pulled over quick even sometimes for no reason. So it's good to have stuff hidden or else there will be a mess of tickets
That's precisely why I never carry ganga in any car.

That's also why I want to make everything on my Triumph look like it came that way from the factory. I expect to get hasseled less than most people who may have extensive mods, as no one hardly even knows what this car is anymore!

People have mistaken it for a Ferrari 275GTB, Jaguar E-Type, and even an old 50s Corvette.
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Sounds like a GT6?
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GT6+, yo, I'd love a GT6 but it'd be hell to import one.
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You can find them in America. They aren't too expensive, just rare as all hell. You could get a clean, rust-free example for around $3,000 or so. I got mine for $1,200.

I think I have the only one in St. Louis. You see a lot more Ferraris on the road than you do Triumphs, let alone a GT6.
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Over the years I've had a TR2...2 TR3s...TR4...Spitfire....drove a GT6 one time. Loved those cars...except for the room under the steering wheels...generally poor heaters...road and wind noise. But you darn sure knew you were driving a car when you were in one.
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