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Old 12-22-2016, 05:31 PM   #171 (permalink)
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Missed this thread. Noticed it today on the main (feature) page. The picture of the final product is beautiful. Do you get questions about it? Comments? People ask where they can get one sometimes?

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Old 12-22-2016, 07:37 PM   #172 (permalink)
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. . . mine feels like my CRX running on cork.
And how does that feel?
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Old 12-23-2016, 01:33 PM   #173 (permalink)
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Missed this thread. Noticed it today on the main (feature) page. The picture of the final product is beautiful. Do you get questions about it? Comments? People ask where they can get one sometimes?
Thanks. I've had a few people comment and ask about it, mostly to see if I made it or not. I get a lot of looks and sometimes on the freeway people will pull up right next to me for a while to check it out.
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Old 12-27-2016, 01:55 PM   #174 (permalink)
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And how does that feel?
It's a really good sensation.Cadillac-ride,without the mass.
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Old 01-08-2017, 09:22 PM   #176 (permalink)
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Yeah, the jury is still very much out on what the effects of the aeroshell are. The first tank was slightly above average, but that is just one data point. The second tank is in much colder weather and the majority of the driving is with the vehicle not up to operating temperature as my commute to work is extremely short. I also haven't even finished with the second tank, so who knows what it really is at. Qualitatively speaking, the truck feels less encumbered and seems to track more solidly at freeway speeds, so I am pretty sure there is a positive (or negative depending on how you look at it) aero effect.
Use an engine block heater. Year round. Helps with consistency. A requirement for short commute.
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track more solidly

If memory serves me at all,the Texas Tech aeroshell reported something like a 60% reduction in rear lift with the aeroshell and half-tonneau.
DARKO told me that Spirit was the most stable vehicle they'd seen yet,and developed only 17-lbs rear lift/33-lbs front downforce, at 135-mph.Pretty meaningless with a 4,200-lb pickup.
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Kudos on a job well done.

And no worries, you can never do a application/sanding job perfect the first time you try it.
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Kudos on a job well done.

And no worries, you can never do a application/sanding job perfect the first time you try it.
Thanks. Yeah, I am pretty pleased for first attempt. Obviously, there are lots of things I would do different, but that is all part of the learning process.
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Old 04-13-2017, 06:50 PM   #180 (permalink)
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Looks awesome! Have you gotten around to doing any A-B-A testing? How's it working out for you?

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