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Old 10-03-2011, 11:10 AM
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Default Aerodynamics

I noticed a considerable amount of drag on a customer's car past 80 mph, in what I would consider to be a very aerodynamic car. Approaching 90 mph, the amps go through the roof.

The car is a 240Z with smoothed front end (no factory headlights), ground effects, and no real mirrors to speak of. Will lowing the car help?

Also, there is a big air vent built into the front air dam... but I didn't think that would make much of a difference.
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