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Old 06-15-2018, 01:29 AM
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The scalloped side air intakes are a homage to those found on the 308 GTB, and are divided by a central partition. Air entering the top intake is partially directed into the turbocharger compressor intake, while the rest is directed through the rear of the car and exits alongside the rear lights, increasing air pressure behind the car in order to reduce aerodynamic drag.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferrari_488

The bleed or bypass air must be quite variable depending on the engine demands. Just an aero component!
The C7's system is at least consistent!

And Got Lift?

https://www.southerncarparts.com/cor...eals-p-42.html

C5 and C6 tail and license plate light air gaps release higher pressure air, almost hidden.

Decidedly low tech.


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Old 06-15-2018, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by johnglenntwo View Post
The scalloped side air intakes are a homage to those found on the 308 GTB, and are divided by a central partition. Air entering the top intake is partially directed into the turbocharger compressor intake, while the rest is directed through the rear of the car and exits alongside the rear lights, increasing air pressure behind the car in order to reduce aerodynamic drag.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ferrari_488
In order to reduce drag, the air has to be accelerated, to be accelerated it has to pick up significant heat. It picks up that heat by flowing through the intercoolers, and possibly oil and transmission coolers.
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I like aero bits visible like big rear wings, diffusers, front winglets etc. Big central fins are all the rage in Racing now. F1, Indy, prototypes all have central fins now. I’m not wild about the fin but it could appear on C8 Z06 or ZR1
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Originally Posted by Mjolitor 68 View Post
Big central fins are all the rage in Racing now. F1, Indy, prototypes all have central fins now.
The purpose of the fins is to help keep cars from turning over...
It's the result of some spectacular crashes of LMP1 cars in particular over the years.

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Default Race car on the street! ;)

  1. Slicks to DOT track
  2. Low center of gravity to less
  3. Power to weight 2,750lb to 3,200lb (IE 500hp×5.5 to 516hp×6.2)
  4. Slicks, CoG, and Aero(DF/Drag) to Locking diff and AH chassis control!

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