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aerobody ever in windtunnel?

billm90

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Some BSing in another forum got me thinking about this.

was the aero body designed in a windtunnel?
did it ever see the windtunnel?
 

redb2k's

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Welcome to the CAC.
The AeroBody was tested at the Ohio 7.5 mile track, Real life at 250 mph. I do not think it was tested in a wind tunnel.
 

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Welcome to the CAC.
The AeroBody was tested at the Ohio 7.5 mile track, Real life at 250 mph. I do not think it was tested in a wind tunnel.

The four holes in the front of the AeroBody are much different in shape than the original four holes from the Sledge and 89-005 :cool

AeroBody added 5mph to the top speed of an otherwise stock Twin Turbo Callaway, no other changes. :upthumbs
 

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thanks for the welcome or re-welcome. I have been here for a long while. my screen name bill mcdonald was killed for some reason and no mods ever replied back as to why it was shut down, so I re-registered.



Welcome back Bill :beer


how's the AeroBody project coming along???? ;shrug
 

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The four holes in the front of the AeroBody are much different in shape than the original four holes from the Sledge and 89-005 :cool

AeroBody added 5mph to the top speed of an otherwise stock Twin Turbo Callaway, no other changes. :upthumbs


It was also made from a different material. Alot was learned from the testing on the 7.5 mile track about the air flow thru all the vents.:beer
 

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It was also made from a different material. Alot was learned from the testing on the 7.5 mile track about the air flow thru all the vents.:beer
That is correct - Original plans were to use a GE composite called Xenoy however, fiberglass was used in the production kits.
 

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