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#1 Xedosman

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Posted 16 January 2007 - 04:00 PM

I found this, thought I'd share:

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The engineers hoped to modify the boot lid in order to minimize wind resistance.The easiest method involved attaching
a rear spoiler, though that would detract from the vehicle's lines.
Alternatively, the lip of the lid could be enlarged, though that would require significant more work. Naturally, the team chose the second approach, and set to work in a wind tunnel lab in Miyoshi. A while later, they emerged with the hoped-for design, which was both aerodynamic and aesthetically pleasing...


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#2 The Only MTS

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Posted 16 January 2007 - 04:13 PM

PINNED as it deserves.


Too bad the RS Coupe never came out... sad.gif
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Posted 16 January 2007 - 04:39 PM

hmm.gif a very good find xedos
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Posted 25 February 2007 - 02:47 PM

Very Nice Xman!
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Posted 25 February 2007 - 04:41 PM

o wow! wub.gif

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#6 Xedosman

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Posted 26 February 2007 - 07:45 AM

Old news but still, thanks i_thank_you.gif
The engineers hoped to modify the boot lid in order to minimize wind resistance.The easiest method involved attaching
a rear spoiler, though that would detract from the vehicle's lines.
Alternatively, the lip of the lid could be enlarged, though that would require significant more work. Naturally, the team chose the second approach, and set to work in a wind tunnel lab in Miyoshi. A while later, they emerged with the hoped-for design, which was both aerodynamic and aesthetically pleasing...


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Ported heads, knifeedged IM, dropin K&N with wheelwell airduct.


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Posted 26 February 2007 - 02:16 PM

Surprised the Xedos/Millenia doesn't even get a mention considering the Miller Cycle engine under the hood
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#8 Xedosman

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Posted 26 February 2007 - 05:23 PM

Indeed, Dallas. I choose to believe the museum is still under construction huh.gif
The engineers hoped to modify the boot lid in order to minimize wind resistance.The easiest method involved attaching
a rear spoiler, though that would detract from the vehicle's lines.
Alternatively, the lip of the lid could be enlarged, though that would require significant more work. Naturally, the team chose the second approach, and set to work in a wind tunnel lab in Miyoshi. A while later, they emerged with the hoped-for design, which was both aerodynamic and aesthetically pleasing...


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Ported heads, knifeedged IM, dropin K&N with wheelwell airduct.


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Posted 26 February 2007 - 06:28 PM

very good then.
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Posted 03 March 2007 - 03:59 PM

I would hope it is still under construction...
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Posted 08 March 2007 - 06:57 PM

it best be!
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#12 The Only MTS

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Posted 27 April 2007 - 09:17 AM

hmm.gif
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BHR has not learned that driving a milly can also be fun........he still thinks it can't tow, remember?


Tow? He thinks it is made of sugar and melts in the rain :)


#13 Lassiter

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Posted 30 June 2017 - 12:58 AM

Is the museum still open?