with apologies to Ogden Nash...
Sorry Mr G, but it's been eating at me how exactly the cutaways help thisstraight-line racer in cornering... :-/
... they defeat the attempt at streamlining also.
Well, I certainly didn't make that claim! But it was early days of streamlining, anything was worth a try... maybe we should start a new series, "failed streamlining attempts". Another slightly later innovation was a V-shaped rad, I think that would also have been less aerodynamic than the designer hoped.
But maybe not, Mr G. Also, seems as if a swept-back radiator could be bigger (more surface area, more coolant tubes) than a flat, forward-facing one. Maybe it would have to be bigger to cool as well as the Great Wall type, though. I'm going to shut up now. Sorry.
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