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Re: Interesting thing...(more) (archive)

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Posted by Chris_P on May 12, 1999 at 20:47:31:

In Reply to: Interesting thing...(more) posted by Bassem on May 12, 1999 at 19:43:21:

They have some huge fans that they place in front of that car that kinda simulate air flow. Funny you should mention that... I found it kinda cool that with the fans running, If I put my hand in the engine compartment near the cone filter, I could feel the air coming from the ducts in the front spoiler. Pretty good flow, but I'm sure its way higher under "real" driving conditions.

: Hey Chris, notice that the temperature was also higher on your second run. Pretty good stuff, maybe you would have registered more gains had the temps been the same as the first.
: Here's a question for you since you dyno a lot: How do you compensate for the air flow and turbulence due to the vehicle speed. I think that dynos would be a lot more useful if they gave real figures for on road conditions (i.e. wind effect).

: I only say this because parts designed for static intake flow will vary from those designed for dynamic intake flow. By intake flow I mean the airspeed before it reaches the first point on the intake tube (or filter in your case).

: Bassem




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