Thread: Class 8 Trucks
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Old 08-29-2008, 04:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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KickmeintheJimmy - '96 GMC Jimmy 4 Door 4WD
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Class 8 Trucks

Anyone out there that's made and tested fuel savings on class 8 trucks by way of aerodynamic and/or powertrain changes?

I'll try to throw up some pictures of our different tractors and list some changes I'd like to do to improve them. Most of them would be pretty simple and obvious changes. Currently I might as well be taping plastic bags to the sides because that's how obviously stupid things were designed all in the efforts of style.

The stacks on most of our trucks are currently just behind the doors and I think the benefit would be quite huge if I was to move them behind the sleeper. I have no idea what kind of mileage improvement I could expect on the first obvious fixes but I'm looking forward to finding out now if I can only get the boss to agree!

Looking forward to hearing any ideas or knowledge people have on the subject

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