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Old 12-16-2019, 02:21 PM   #256 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Xist View Post

Please quantify the magnitude of this advantage. The two bumpers are 262 pixels apart in that image and the tow strap only rises 8 pixels. It is simple math. Come on, do it.
Did you control for camera level? Are both ends of the road at the same pixel height?

I noticed a height discrepancy too, but it didn't seem like something that would greatly affect the outcome. The truck probably weighs more and has bigger tires, so it's going to win.
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