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Old 12-22-2014, 06:12 PM   #21 (permalink)
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So I have been working on my tonneau cover for the past three days. I put a coat of poly on, two coats of red paint an the black racing stripes, now all that is left is the last coat of poly. I finally took some pictures this time and I think the cover looks rather nice. I'd like some opinions on how the cover tuned out. do you think it will improve aero vs an open bed? I may add a kam to the truck cab so I can improve aero a little more but I cant block too much or I cant see, and I don want to go full aero shell (yet).
GM's patent drag table indicated a 5.6% drag reduction,and Ford's testing indicated a 7% drag reduction for a full tonneau.
So maybe 2.8-3.5% better mpg on the highway.More the faster you drive.

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