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Old 07-26-2015, 10:41 PM   #168 (permalink)
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Yes I do, but in order to do that I need to rig up something in the garage to hold the current (drag increasing) topper. In the meantime, I plan to work on a Kammback, maybe even something that resembles one of these:http://c1gas2org.wpengine.netdna-cdn...trucktail1.jpg if the picture link does not work: Tractor Trailers with Tails Improve Fuel Efficiency by 7.5% - Gas 2 but not 6 feet long!?
Well, 2.5 years later, I was finally able to put together some saw horses to hold the topper in the garage and fab a tonneau cover for the bed. After two trips between San Antonio and Springfield IL I've determined the topper doesn't change drag significantly over a topper. There is a weight penalty, of course. So, the topper is back on! Truck looks better with it anyway... Getting some mounts figured out for the Kammback finally.
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