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Old 04-07-2017, 02:08 AM   #261 (permalink)
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The pod would have to replace the missing hatch structurally. There appears to be daylight between it and the roof forward of the hatch. And possibly four legs at the A- and B-pillars.

It needs a sunroof opening with an inflated gasket, and a clamshell boat tail to rob back some aero advantage and make a porch.
These were and still are quite popular, legs can be fitted to permit removal, however many would use a small crane to make it easier. Some who had a little extra cash would have a dedicated car and leave it fitted.

Many of these when stationary have a tent that attatches to the back to make the living space bigger and as the Saab had a good tow weight people would often drag a caravan around.

Here is a video of some French people coming to Sweden to buy one, they start fitting it at around 1 minute.

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Old 04-07-2017, 03:30 AM   #262 (permalink)
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TKX It gets good at 1:40. I like museums.

I see opportunity for lightweight folding 'camper jack'-type legs on the low edges. How much space under the shelf you see at 1:17? Can you stand up there?

Do any of those have soft foldouts like those roof-top tents? That would be better that an external ladder.
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Old 04-08-2017, 12:07 AM   #263 (permalink)
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This looks like something that I would build!

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That sidecar doesn't look so unaerodynamic at all, but I wouldn't expect to see one attached to a tractor...
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well, if you have a sidecar laying around and you need passenger space...
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Why do people add comment without content?

This isn't really un-aerodynamic, it's a precursor to those rally car light bars.


http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2017/04/how-cool-is-this-fire-chief-bought.html


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http://justacarguy.blogspot.com/2017/04/workers-drive-space-shuttle-crew.html

I always thought stretch limos were dumb because you have to crawl the length of them on your hands and knees. But this looks spacious and comfy.

Plus you could have a docking portal on your house.
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I always thought stretch limos were dumb because you have to crawl the length of them on your hands and knees.
You're not the only one to think so, but hey, what about those "party" limos? People often get too drunk on them, so they won't be able to stand up for a while anyway
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Somehow I thought it would be a little smoother down under.

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