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Old 11-03-2011, 11:11 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by brucepick View Post
The "simple wing" seems to get decent results as shown, but...

I think the "simple wing" could be improved a bit by angling it down slightly towards the tailgate's top edge. The ideal would be a rounded transition going to maybe a 10-12 angle downwards. But even a straight line panel, about 10-12 downwards, should be better than the straight wing.

And of course combine it with the bed cover for a nice improvement.
That's basically what they've done with the cab on the new F150. It angles down (probably 10-12) for a few inches at the back edge.
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