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Old 12-20-2012, 12:51 AM   #1
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New member here and new to Miata's. I have been interested in getting one to start building a track car. My current daily driver is a 2004 WRX. I am an engineer who specializes in aerodynamics. What got me interested in Miatas was some aero work I have done with one. I do a lot of external automotive cfd studies on different cars and design a lot of aerodynamic parts. Looks like a great forum with a lot of information. A picture of one of the pressure cut plots is below just encase anybody is interested.

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Welcome plucas! That plot looks interesting, I hope you can share more like it for our cars!

Where are you located?
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Old 12-20-2012, 07:24 AM   #3
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Welcome plucas! That plot looks interesting, I hope you can share more like it for our cars!

Where are you located?
I have many like it I am located in the suburbs of Indianapolis.
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Old 12-20-2012, 04:32 PM   #4
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Welcome to the site plucas, thanks for joining up!
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Nice, another Indy guy. That WRX might come in handy tonight, looks like winter might finally be getting here, only 1 year late.
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That plot looks interesting, I hope you can share more like it for our cars!
Yeah I can share a few, quality render isn't the best since they are just screen shots of the postprocessing.

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Nice, another Indy guy. That WRX might come in handy tonight, looks like winter might finally be getting here, only 1 year late.
I hope it comes in handy tomorrow morning on my way to work
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Glad you finally joined up. I guess it's time to reveal our aero scheming to the world.
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Welcome! It's good to see another new member who can contribute to the community!
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awesome graphs. pretty sure the aeros are not that strong with the miata
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