"active" aero grille slats on 06 civic concept - Page 3 - Fuelly Forums

Android Users - Coming Soon! - Migrating from aCar 4.8 to 5.0

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-03-2006, 12:57 PM   #21
*shrug*
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 6,195
Country: United States
Hmm, 1.5 inches is a lot, so

Hmm, 1.5 inches is a lot, so mehbe the mirrors make a bit of difference, eh.
__________________

SVOboy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-03-2006, 01:02 PM   #22
Registered Member
 
MetroMPG's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 4,223
Country: United States
to clarify - didn't mean to

to clarify - didn't mean to imply the 2 actions (lowering vs removing a mirror) would have equal reduction in drag. just equal reduction in frontal area.

if i had to guess, i'd say the drag reduction would be greater from lowering vs mirror removal. it would reduce not only the amount of surface area facing the wind, but would also the amount of air going under the car (an aerodynamically dirty area).
__________________

MetroMPG is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Add driver to car already in garage, for shared car ssquid Fuelly Web Support and Community News 1 01-05-2013 02:10 PM
If you're jealous of Matt, (or have 56k) don't look here. bagpipe goatee General Discussion (Off-Topic) 8 11-15-2005 07:24 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:24 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.