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Shadowlife25
03-11-2008, 07:44 AM
I finally found out what the flaps are for on race/rally cars.

The flaps are built in to the roof and are opened by the air flow that passes over the car when turning. This is designed to provide additional down-force and prevent a roll-over condition.

Interesting stuff, I love the discovery channel.

Please add anything you know that may be related, ie. Roof Scoops etc...

Chris
03-11-2008, 04:43 PM
So, will my sunroof work for this when I'm drifting?

Murgatroy
03-11-2008, 05:49 PM
On a related note, Toyota Took a 1-2 win at Atlanta this past weekend in NASCAR.

It is the first win by an Import since 1954 when a Jaguar took a win at a road course.

The Captain
03-11-2008, 07:07 PM
SWEET! It's been fun listening to the whiners about foreign participation.


A Toyota with a carb. Who knows, maybe someday we'll have carburetors, magnetos and drum brakes! :lolhittin

Shadowlife25
03-11-2008, 11:43 PM
So, will my sunroof work for this when I'm drifting?

No, it doesn't open in the correct direction :)