# Cars We Drive!

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Bert1568, Jul 18, 2006.

1. ### oneeightysevenAlmost Special

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and you wonder why..

2. ### whiteslashasianSenior member

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Manlier than me, that is for certain!

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3. ### Arthur PESenior member

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while I agree, that any moving body through a fluid suffers drag, small differences of magnitude with modern cars of similar Cd and frontal area
it basically cancels in any comparison of similar speeds (A and Cd are linear with speed, velocity by the square)
drag force = 1/2 x density x A x Cd x V^2
my car has a Cd x A ~ 8 sq ft
but at 30 mph (44 ft/sec) V^2 is 2000 (vs 8 or say a car with 20% higher 10), Cd x A means little in the overall magnitude of losses
even less when rolling resistance, driveline losses and accel.

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4. ### Arthur PESenior member

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actually it isn't
both mean nothing without context, HP needs more 'context' to tell you anything about the system

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6. ### idfnlSenior member

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When I see a dog with this face out the window at 30, his tongue sure be flapping about.

7. ### jetPersian Bro

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my foot x arthurs ass^nth power = him shutting the fuck up and pissing off once and for all

8. ### KurtS90Senior member

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Extra extra, tickets to special Olympics! Buy one and get a free diaper!

9. ### GreenFrogSenior member

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just saw this.

that's your buddy? he looks like VRAlexqander..

10. ### jetPersian Bro

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Nah not him, didn't VR pass awhile back?

11. ### GreenFrogSenior member

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yeah.. which is why i asked.

i read online in forums that he swindled lots of money out of his business partner(s). dont know if that's true though.

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12. ### Find FinnSenior member

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Saw a Ferrari FF in the flesh for the first time yesterday, I don't get the hate, it looks great IRL.

It needs better wheels though, just like the California.

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13. ### idfnlSenior member

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Cant agree with this. That car is ugly just like that BMW Z coupe is.

Ferrari dont get enough shit for some of their ugly designs over the years. The 400, Mondial, 308 gt4, the F50 is hopeless.

14. ### Find FinnSenior member

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I like the Z coupe, both of them.

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