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Old 10-11-2017, 05:42 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Now, if you could do something about the frontal area....
Yeah, I hear you. But us truckers are all stuck with dragging a rectangular box, 13'6" high and 102" wide that people want to put freight inside.

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Old 10-11-2017, 06:39 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Wish I had more pull at the Arizona Trucking Association for you. But alas, I am the photographer who works with them once a year for a 3 day conference. So my influence is very low. I would love for you to be able to get your truck (when it's completed) in front of the companies out here...especially Swift and Knight.
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Superimpose (PhotoShop?) an image of the vehicle taken back there (CT) over a local (AZ) background scene and then "float" the composite picture around locally to see how much interest it attracts.
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We had an aerodynamicist from Honda R&D in Torrence, CA do CFD simulations of the complete truck, and the final version came out to 0.25 Cd, believe it or not.
0.25!

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Wish I had more pull at the Arizona Trucking Association for you. But alas, I am the photographer who works with them once a year for a 3 day conference. So my influence is very low. I would love for you to be able to get your truck (when it's completed) in front of the companies out here...especially Swift and Knight.
Thanks, but that's not necessary. We'll be at all of the shows next year and all of the carriers will see it. And by virtue of my build customer, we'll have extensive worldwide press and exposure.

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