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bennelson
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Partial Tonneau cover on pickup (plus cab extension - cab wing)

Hey folks,

I just built a PARTIAL tonneau for my pickup truck.

It covers the back two-thirds of the truck. The idea is that if air is hitting the tailgate, it's coming in towards the back.

There should be a lower pressure area right behind the cab, where the bed isn't covered - so air really shouldn't be pushing in there.

I can also still use the front part of the bed to just throw stuff in there, or have a tool box, or something that would stick up a little too far to be under cover.

Here are some photos.






I will let you know how my next tank of gas turns out.

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