View Single Post
Old 03-22-2016, 02:47 AM   #53 (permalink)
gumby79
Master EcoModder
 
gumby79's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Butte, Montana
Posts: 720

little jona - '91 Dodge D 250 first gen cummins LE
Team Streamliner
90 day: 23.4 mpg (US)

Little Jona airo modded - '91 Dodge RAM 3/4 TON D 250 24 AUTO
Pickups
Team Cummins
90 day: 18.5 mpg (US)

The Salted Hound Jenny. - '87 Dodge Ram 50/D-50 5sp 4X4
90 day: 20.24 mpg (US)

Jona Allison aero - '91 Dodge Ram D-250 Le
90 day: 20.67 mpg (US)
Thanks: 208
Thanked 420 Times in 273 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Speedboat on a lake? What kind of model can you build for the cost of one hour of tunnel time?
2ft Of ice on the lake and no boat
Thank you for making my point this is exactly why I am looking to get a model tested
And this is the response from Darko
"David,

Your truck is too big for the Darko Tech tunnel.

After your call I talked with Gary at Aerodyn and A2. The A2 tunnel can accommodate your size but the weight is an issue. Call A2 for possibilities.

Good luck with the project.

Layne


Layne Christensen
Darko Technologies
766 Depot Drive Suite 1
Ogden, UT 84404
801-648-7016"
Too bad, I'm going to visit family in Ogden this summer

A2 Website said
A2 Wind TunnelA2 Wind Tunnel
"Balance: External 6 component load cell balance; 4200 lbs capacity."
My truck is 5520lbs 2wd full size


Aerohead this 27% is not a 1 best tank# if i go that route. ..
22.63 Best naked tank. Vs
27.33mpg best with cap =20.77% improvement ,still 41.54%
The 27% is based on thousands of real world miles including loaded excding10,000lbs at 62.5 ,3-4shift point, to75mph
I adjusted my "TV"cable to move my shift point downto 50mph Next trip to the VA 200mi ill run 55 and report
__________________
1st gen cummins 91.5 dodge d250 ,HX35W/12/6 QSV
ehxsost manafulld wrap, Aero Tonto
best tank: distance 649gps mi 24.04 mpg 27.011usg
Best mpg : 31.32mpg 100mi 3.193 USG 5/2/20


Former
'83 GMC S-15 Jimmy 2door 2wd O/D auto 3.73R&P
'79 Chevy K20 4X4 350ci 400hp msd custom th400 /np205. 7.5-new 14mpg modded befor modding was a thing
87' Hyundai Excel
83 ranger w/87 2.9 L FI2wd auto 18mpg on the floor
04 Mitsubishi Gallant 2.4L auto 26mpg
06 Subaru Forrester XT(WRX PACKAGE) MT AWD Turbocharged 18 plying dirty best of 26mpg@70mph
95Chevy Blazer 4x4 auto 14-18mpg
04 Chevy Blazer 4x4 auto 16-22mpg


  Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to gumby79 For This Useful Post:
aerohead (03-22-2016), BamZipPow (03-24-2016)