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Old 11-02-2011, 05:10 AM   #1
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Question Thoughts on these wheelcovers?

These are from a 1951 Buick. Any thoughts on their aerodynamic drag?

Would they even fit modern wheels?

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Old 11-02-2011, 05:36 AM   #2
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Re: Thoughts on these wheelcovers?

I think they probably would fit the wheels on your Buick, provided that those are 15" hubcaps.


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Old 11-02-2011, 11:25 AM   #3
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Re: Thoughts on these wheelcovers?

They are "closed" meaning no air venting from front to back of wheel and vice versa, which should be more aero than vented. They do have a nice broad dome but are pretty dishy around the perimeter. I think you'd be hard pressed to detect any aero differences via fuel economy. Put them on if you like how they look.
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