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RUF CTR Yellow Bird, Louvers behind intercoolers?

Posted on the general forum too, as they get a lot more visits.

Would like to build a Ruf CTR "YB" like intercooler setup, but worried about airflow.

Ruf assured me there is enough airflow, but the CTRs had an underside "lip"that deflected air up into the engine & cuts in the bumper for airflow.

No one has a pic of this "lip" or spoiler. Can use ducting?

My idea for air, fans on 1 side of the intercoolers & louvers, grating, even just cuts or holes on the the metal firewall behind the intercooler.

Also can cut a panel out, louver it & weld it back in place. Or louver the metal by hand by cutting & bending the metal behind the intercooler in the wheelwell

Would cutting a large hole & replacing it with a glued & riveted sheet of thin aluminum lower body strength?

Would airflow greatly increase?

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According to Alois NACA ducts on the rear fenders were deleted on later run cars because they didn't really work as expected.Wnd tunnel testing showed air being drawn out of the ducts Here are your images, this lip was designed for High Speed stability.

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Thanks for the pics!

On multiple threads, people said they couldn't find pics.

Are those pics from your car? If so, you're a lucky guy!

I'm hesitant to start "playing around" with aerodynamics, especially that I don't have a wind tunnel nor know what I'm doing, to the best of your knowledge, there was just 1 lip and it was in front of the engine?

I've read once or twice they also directed air from the sides.

True about the NACA ducts, which is why I didn't mention them. Although they technically did work by pulling the warm air out of the engine area, even-though the original plan was for air to go in to the engine area.

Thanks again!

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My car...I wish.

It's actually CTR #12 that was purchased by Paul H in Canada.

He has since sold the car.

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Is that a Jeep hood you're using as "go by"?
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Yup, its a Jeep "TJ" (not mine). Just used it show the louvered panel I would possibly use. Of course a hood is not part of the body shell, doesn't provide much if any stiffness to the body, so removing a piece of hood and. covering it with some thin, louvered aluminum, probably wouldn't affect much (except ,maybe engine temps, being my main point of wanting to use something like the in the pic).

Not my Jeep, But shows "louvers" "in action."
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Thanks "Mr C"

I NEVER get tired of that vid. "Everything here is built for dreams" Alois Ruf

I love his Recaro desk chair!

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