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Old 10-13-2017, 05:49 AM   #1
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crackpot idea or should I be cleared for takeoff?

Here's a link to a fellow Lubbock, TX crazy-dude with a novel idea for an FE mod: the upside down air foil.

http://lubbockonline.com/stories/101...18379023.shtml

I'd bet if you had a really nice, efficient airfoil section, you may not have to pay too high of an aerodynamic tarrif to get the requisite amount of lift.
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Old 10-13-2017, 11:36 AM   #3
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Also no document found but based on the info at hand I'm going with crackpot idea. Not to mention dangerous since downforce is the friend of handling. That would suggest anything lifting is an enemy of handling. Probably similar to hydroplaning on dry pavement.
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The original panel under the grille of the first gen 240 Z created so much lift that at 100 MPH the car sat the same way it did without an engine.
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