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What a fusedrag can be used for

A fuse drag can be used for a couple of things.

It can be used to make a vehicle more aerodynamic to make the top speed improve.

The fusedrag section can help improve modeling of the aerodynamic drag of a plane.

It can model the fuselage of a plane like a big wing section, with an airfoil.

Example of a symmetrical airfoil is something like NACA0009.afl

Im going to show you improvements a fusedrag can do to a vehicles top speed.

An example im going to use the Dodge Police.

The max speed without wheel spin was about 41 mph.

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Now lets add a fusedrag and see what happens.

To add a fuse drag just find two nodes.

Here is what needs to be defined:

  • Number of the front-most node of the fuselage: First Node
  • Number of the rear-most node of the fuselage: Second Node
  • Approximate width of the fuselage: ie: 4.0 (You can use and width you want.)
  • Airfoil name: (Default NACA0009.afl)

Here's an example of what i added in the .truck file.


fusedrag 10, 11, 4.0, NACA0009.afl

I got an result, the speed improved by 31mph so if you want more speed add a fusedrag.

I hope this helped you guys out.

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