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Old 04-16-2012, 12:31 PM   #482 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by notjoe9 View Post
p.s. Here are a few more ideas,questions concerns,plans. I am wondering if removing my bed all together would save me much (weight wise for in town driving) I 'think I read on here somewhere that the bed for my truck should weight between 200 and 300 lbs.
Also I would love to chop cab height down as much as possible to reduce drag on windshield .
Any thoughts,ideas,advice ?
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Notjoe
Joe, take a look at the template and also this cap, and you'll see the bed on your truck is in no way limiting your aerodynamic improvements. Even if you chopped the top, it is still not in the way of good aero. You need to make your truck a couple of feet longer if you want to get a tail down to bed floor level.
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