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Going out on a limb here, but there is a lot of auto engineering up in Michigan, lots of “rural” test tracks. Maybe they’re really getting it done up there!
 

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Tbh when I have RainX on my windshields and its raining sometimes I forget to turn the wipers on. Who needs an ugly wiper anyway!
 


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It only takes 2 seconds to notice the wiper has gone on walkabout. What else is there to see?
No door handles, no off road light in the upper windshield; if we dog the ugly mirrors long enough will they go to the semi too?
 

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Well I don't know what business they have at said speedway, but maybe the point of removing the windshield wiper is to reduce drag while performing time trials?
 

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Well I don't know what business they have at said speedway, but maybe the point of removing the windshield wiper is to reduce drag while performing time trials?
Wiper drag wouldn't make make a noticeable difference in quarter mile runs, where most high powered vehicles are traction limited, like most performance Teslas are. Drag cars typically have huge rear wings to help get the power down, that in turn cause much more drag.

Wiper might effect range aero though where the motors are only running at partial load, under 5%. Some drag cars do engine rebuilds after runs, so a bit of extra fuel use is meaningless in comparison.
 

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Wiper drag wouldn't make make a noticeable difference in quarter mile runs, where most high powered vehicles are traction limited, like most performance Teslas are. Drag cars typically have huge rear wings to help get the power down, that in turn cause much more drag.

Wiper might effect range aero though where the motors are only running at partial load, under 5%. Some drag cars do engine rebuilds after runs, so a bit of extra fuel use is meaningless in comparison.
You know, I was thinking the same thing.. yep sure was...
 
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If you have 4 of the BAW but reattach them to the wheels, you could potentially fly. Something like the Flaptter imagined by Hayao Miyazaki.

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Freezer? But, how you gonna drink frozen beer?
Why you gotta stick to beer? If you must, use the freezer to make ice that will be transferred to a cooler for the beer. Or drink something better. For out in the woods maybe whiskey. For beach camping, perhaps rum. For snowy climes, perhaps vodka. Those won’t freeze on you if you put them in the freezer.

 

 
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