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Old 12-03-2012, 09:31 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by tpwalsh View Post
Just as a note, that car should spend almost 5x as much time at rest as it does at speed, at least at the events that "count".
This guy makes a good point. At speed i would hope my massive 3 core Mishimoto radiator is doing it's job. Venting the engine bay shouldn't be the main solution (or any solution) to overheating. But venting turbo heat at either a standstill, or say slowly moving in a paddock or even traffic for that matter.

That's just my thought process behind it anyway...

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Old 12-04-2012, 08:57 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by TNTUBA View Post
I placed 4 thermocouples under the hood and did before and after testing. I saw an average 52 degree drop in under hood ambient air temps, 11 degree drop in water temp and 23 degree drop in intake air temps. I didn't put it in a wind tunnel to test it though.
Was that on course temps, or in grid, or an average of both?
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