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      11-05-2011, 06:28 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by eeghie View Post
Physics dictate that the front of the tape will experience a pull. What helps is that the spoiler itself does not generate the full down force: rather the different airflow above the car generates extra downward pressure earlier in the airflow (on trunk & rear window)
Agreed, however, when looking at all vector forces, the downward force exerted on the spoiler's upper surface is greater than any opposite force, resulting in an overall downward force.
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