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    revolutionary wing

    i was thinking about what kind of downforce i want on my car to get enough to improve handleing, but not to much to take away to much from speed, and then it hit my, why not add some actuators to your wing so you can adjust it from in your car? i dont know if this has been done before but i think i will give it a try. i am going with the spoiler shown in this pic http://www.andysautosport.com/volksw...s/94jettar.jpg and am planning to putt all components inside the spoiler so you cant even tell if it is powered. what do you guys think?

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    i think this comes standard on some porsches

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    on the new crossfire as well
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    I don't think you have to worry about spoiler in a Jetta, unless you want the ricer look.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SonicCobra03
    I don't think you have to worry about spoiler in a Jetta, unless you want the ricer look.
    which you dont
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    If you're driving it on the street theres no point to having a wing. you'd be going to slow. You would just look like an idiot.
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    there are several car manufacturers that make wings which are functional at highway speeds. they give downforce which adds grip. your top speed will not change drastically as you have a jetta.
    the subaru wrx sti and the mitsu evo are both good examples of this.

    as for this being on some porsches... well kinda. all modern porsches have wings that emerge at a certain speed, and then return to a flush postion after you slow down again. they also are manually switch controlled i think.

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    Can someone/anyone show me the formula to show the downforce and change? I really don't think that a wing will do enough to justify the ghayness of the ricer look
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    hint: use the equation f=mg
    the weight is prob contrubiting the most, unless u going hellva fast

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    Hmm, Although I would never actually buy a wing like that, nor would it actually serve any purpose. I bet there would be a large market for an item like that! Those Fast and Furiouser people (Or as I call them, Slightly quick and perturbed) would love it! Perhaps you should create one and market it!?
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