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Old 01-24-2009, 10:06 PM   #11 (permalink)
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been diggin', didn't find a match to your description, closest thing was "stinkerbutt"

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Old 01-25-2009, 01:41 PM   #12 (permalink)
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That is sweet. You should close the gap between the cab and the cover though.. I guess with a soft foam type material to allow for flex
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been diggin', didn't find a match to your description, closest thing was "stinkerbutt"
Yup. That guy has the black truck you posted pictures of.

Thank's for looking.

As far as any additional seaches don woory bout it.

If I come across it I'll post.


Now .... back on topic :

Electric Man , are you planning to install some wheels that you can use 'mooneyes' on ?

Experiment: smooth wheel discs tested A-B-A - 4.6% mpg improvement @ 65 mph

As this post shows, they do make a noticeable difference. With your truck, you might even see even more of a change.

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Old 01-25-2009, 05:05 PM   #14 (permalink)
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If you want to keep your truck all jacked up high, you would probably see a really good improvement with gap fillers for the wheel wells.
You could use black rubber liner that is not only flexible but also wouldn't stand out so much as odd looking.

'BigDave' did something similar to his truck, although I haven't seen any new images of his latest endevours.


( One more thing : I really like your EV car. )
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Whuups ...... back again.

I just noticed that you are LEASING your truck.

Scratch the gap filler idea.
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Old 01-26-2009, 12:10 AM   #16 (permalink)
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I think this is the lexan cover you were talking about. I knew I remembered seeing it around here somewhere also...

Commercially produced aerodynamic pickup bed cap

Its post number 59, in case someone looks at it who isn't logged in may get a different page of that thread.
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Old 01-26-2009, 12:50 AM   #17 (permalink)
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gotta be logged in to view pic so I'll post it
Looks like a Quad Cab to me, but no need for picky details. Very neat cap, but I like opaque caps to hide the stuff under it.
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Old 01-26-2009, 12:52 AM   #18 (permalink)
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HA! No wonder... wuz diggin thru the wrong forum...
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Question for the experts--does flow stay attached all the way to the rear with this design?
Seems as though the angle near the back gets too steep.
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Old 01-27-2009, 01:34 AM   #20 (permalink)
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I'd love to see yarn test results on them.

And good fe data.

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