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post #41 of 44 (permalink) Old 10-14-2013, 07:54 PM Thread Starter
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That is a great video................I found it months ago.

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post #42 of 44 (permalink) Old 12-16-2013, 07:28 AM
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I know its an old thread, but... trying to consolidate information for future generations.

The research I have been doing, (Google not wind tunnel ) all seems to back up this blog.

"Dive Plates
Dive plates, sometimes called "canards", are angled plates, usually at the front of a car, that are used to fine tune its aerodynamics. While these plates will develop some amount of downforce by functioning similar to a spoiler, the amount will be very small. Further, if the angle of the dive plate exceeds 45 above horizontal, it will actually create significantly more drag than downforce. As a result, dive plates are usually used for secondary purposes, such as vortex generation to amplify the effect of some other downforce producing device. "

Superhachi.com - Downforce Basics

All in all, this is an easy to understand aero link.

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Superhachi.com - Downforce Basics

All in all, this is an easy to understand aero link.
Good Information...thanks for posting!

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Has anyone removed their canards? What did you do with the 3 holes on each side?
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