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What Is It?

03/29/2017 9:57 AM

sorry cheaters I don't think Google Images will help you this time

give this energy saver your best shot

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03/29/2017 10:49 AM

this might save you 5%

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03/29/2017 11:31 AM

HINT

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03/29/2017 12:27 PM

Well that looks like an aircraft wing. So I am guessing those create vortices in improve wing efficiency? It certainly doesn't look like your original pic at all.

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03/30/2017 3:13 AM

No its the new LynDoorMat Batterie Charger!

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03/29/2017 12:24 PM
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03/29/2017 12:31 PM

That's why it doesn't look like a wing, it's a truck. G.A.

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03/29/2017 12:50 PM

it's all about flow separation. I need more data on the plasma avenue before I'd accept it as viable. either way it's interesting

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03/29/2017 1:18 PM

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03/29/2017 2:09 PM

Not sure about that, google images didn't help me out with that pic.

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03/29/2017 4:36 PM

Some great sleuthing there, Sir Robin!

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03/31/2017 2:20 PM

Actually, it was happenstance that I knew the answer because a colleague had sent me that link in an email not ten minutes prior to this posting because he found it very interesting as well.

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03/30/2017 6:06 AM

"They are breaking wind. With ions."

Is that what happens when you eat too many statically charged beans?

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03/31/2017 2:23 PM

Only when you light them and turn them into a plasma

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03/30/2017 6:30 AM

Good, we have free ions by then.

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03/29/2017 4:24 PM

The "charge" of the plasma is supposed to 'hold' the airflow against the surface and thus reduce turbulence, so as to increase fuel economy by reducing drag.

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03/29/2017 4:36 PM

Being a Mopar guy, I am going off topic here, do you own a '70 AAR cuda?

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03/29/2017 5:04 PM

if you watched the clip you'd see your premise isn't what they're going for. they're creating wind VS wind to set up a vortex. this creates separation.........reducing drag

https://youtu.be/8zQokKKWBLg

so the plasma creates it's own wind right at critical points in the very front of the truck so the air will separate and not stick so much to the sides of the truck, reducing drag. it's all explained in the clip

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03/30/2017 3:46 PM

If that plasma has a net charge that isn't completely neutralised by contact with the truck, that truck is going to build up a considerable charge over time. How do they plan to neutralise that charge? Drag a chain?

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03/30/2017 7:20 AM

It still looks like a new type of cheese grater to me.

So, I'm to assume that this disrupts or enhances the "boundary layer" layer effect?

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