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I'm working on a school project for my Physics classes, and I picked as a theme the ground effect in the Lotus 79. Thing is, the problem is that I couldn't find any blueprints or photos of the bottom of the car, and that's exactly the bit I need, since it was the "business part" of the car, the major downforce generator. Can you guys help? I've got two more days to search for materials before preparing the project.
 

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Try contacting the folks at Classic Team Lotus.
http://www.classicteamlotus.co.uk

There's a number of books available that you might be able to find in a library (2 days isn't enough time to buy them). The best is "Lotus, A Formula One Team History" by Bruce Grant-Braham.

Good luck with your report.

Cheers,
Kiyoshi
 

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Thanks a lot. You've been really helpful. Now it's just a matter of guesstimating the sizes in order to calculate the amount of downforce of the Black Beauty...
 
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