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Difference in body drag
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This is likely due to weight distribution - not aero drag.

Force(drag) = 1/2 (p) * (u^2) * C * A

Force(drag) = 1/2 (air density) * (velocity ^2) * Drag Coefficient * Area

Force(drag) = 1/2 (1.225 kg/m) * (~5 m/s) (~.5 for standard car) * (~.3m)

Force(drag) = .45 newtons = ~.1 pounds


This is some pretty rough math but you are probably looking at a difference in just a teeny tiny difference in force between the different  cars, as all that would change is the drag coefficient (ranging between .4-.6 approx).
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Difference in body drag - by Woodsnail - 10-11-2015, 03:15 AM
RE: Difference in body drag - by lectrin - 10-11-2015, 05:16 PM
RE: Difference in body drag - by Woodsnail - 10-12-2015, 01:02 AM
RE: Difference in body drag - by lectrin - 10-12-2015, 10:25 AM

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