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    im really eager to see how this car does this year. Never knew about "flow vis paint" I wonder how practical of a method that is to evaluate aero on a grass roots level.

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    I'll bet you could get something out of it at the club level. It strikes me as a bit like taping short segments of yarn to the body, except that the paint leaves a mark, whereas with yarn, you have to see it while the car is in motion or in the wind tunnel.

    If you don't have a wind tunnel you can use mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ucfbrett View Post
    I'll bet you could get something out of it at the club level. It strikes me as a bit like taping short segments of yarn to the body, except that the paint leaves a mark, whereas with yarn, you have to see it while the car is in motion or in the wind tunnel.

    If you don't have a wind tunnel you can use mine.
    Its common to just use oil for similar testing.

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    The key point will be the balance of power between diesel and petrol hybrids.
    I have a lot of faith in TMG chasis and suspension work given their F1 background and state of the art installations, but going face to face with the R18 will be one tough battle.
    Less powah is better

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