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Old 08-14-2006, 01:22 PM   #1
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FYI: Chevy Cobalt (E85)



From: http://www.worldcarfans.com/news.cfm...eak-new-ground
and http://www.autoblog.com/2006/08/14/c...-speed-record/
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Old 08-14-2006, 05:28 PM   #2
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And some love for the METROS of Bonneville:





Hudson Boys photo gallery documenting the build:

http://www.thehudsonboys.com/photopo...ry.php?cat=507
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Old 08-14-2006, 07:58 PM   #3
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I'm a fan of this Civic!

http://www.dprracing.com/Media/Drive.../paramore3.jpg

Salt Flat Civic write-ups:
http://www.dprracing.com/Media/Artic...tuning0402.htm
http://www.dprracing.com/Media/Artic...tuning0403.htm
http://www.dprracing.com/Media/Artic...hotrod0703.htm
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This is interesting. Since I have a 6th gen civic, I'm going to use the pics for reference for my car. Since my car has the radiator on the right side I can block the left side completly.

Too bad the article doesn't include pics of the belly pan so I can have a starting reference.
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Im lovin' that air deflector on the nose of the car, eliminating drag underneath. Arent there places where you can just buy those, especially for a car like the Civic which just about everyone (FE, racing, detailing fanatics) like to mod? e should be able to BUY these from sites like JCWhitney instead of going to CO-ZX2 route and performing a homebrew job ourselves.

P.S. No disrespect CO, I wish I could install an undebelly and air deflectors like you did and still have it look half decent. Id prob botch up the car which is why I havent done it yet. I would LOVE to play with 98Camry. I think deflectors and underbelly would take me past 45mpg which is GREAT in a 98Camry which is currrently at a sweet 37mpg. Buying premade for your car would make the job look professional
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That Civic is of great interest to me, I'm going to use those images as a semi-reference for some further modifications to my 03.
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Wow! Was the Hudson Boys a nostalgia hit. I went to college with Rich Thompson in the mid-60s. He had a Hudson then. We stripped it of all the undercoating and excess weight and then he'd go hunting for small block Chevys to terrorize. At the same time, my roommate and I built a Hudson 8 powered C Street Roadster in the basement. Haven't thought about Rich in years. I sent an e-mail to Hudson Boys. Well, enough of remembrances.

I do think B'ville is where we should look for aero ideas. Restricted class land speed racing is the flip side of FE.
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Minor correction, it was a 308 six in the street roadster. The flathead straight eight out of my '34 Hudson coupe in my garage must have clouded my thinking.
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