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Old 03-26-2020, 04:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Old 03-26-2020, 07:51 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Visibility while driving it might be quite troublesome, due to the seats so low to the floor and the canopy also being too low.
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It seems very impractical. Especially since It doesn't appear to be able to do any truck-like things.
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It seems very impractical. Especially since It doesn't appear to be able to do any truck-like things.
Read the article on it, they were going to suspend a orbital vehicle high above it and run it down a runway at 100 mph to test the orbital vehicle, not the truck. The truck is just holding up a heavy load, and trying to keep itself from messing with the aeroplane.
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I should have read down further in topics before I replied in the interesting aerodynamic car thread. Opps...

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Read the article on it, they were going to suspend a orbital vehicle high above it and run it down a runway at 100 mph to test the orbital vehicle, not the truck. The truck is just holding up a heavy load, and trying to keep itself from messing with the aeroplane.
Seems to me it would have been more cost-effective to just rent some tunnel time, but what do I know?

Then again, the fact that they went bankrupt in 2017 suggests their money-handling skills weren't the best.
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Read the article on it, they were going to suspend a orbital vehicle high above it and run it down a runway at 100 mph to test the orbital vehicle, not the truck. The truck is just holding up a heavy load, and trying to keep itself from messing with the aeroplane.
I did. Any average purchaser will have no use for that. So impractical for the new owner.
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Had it been at a price that would justify picking it, fitting a flatbed and a taller canopy (well, it may not be practical at all, but the transparent canopy does look somehow cool) and raising the seats to allow a more normal driving position, it wouldn't be so bad at all. Might eventually be more worth for the engine and transmission for a swap, and whatever metal content worth as scrap.
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Well in all fairness useful or unuselful a Ford 7.3 diesel with just over 100k miles will bring $3000 without a truck in these parts.
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Old 03-29-2020, 07:40 PM   #10 (permalink)
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a Ford 7.3 diesel with just over 100k miles will bring $3000 without a truck
So we can already guess what's gonna happen with it...

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