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Old 11-30-2023, 08:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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He claimed some wild (to me) MPG improvement, but I do think it is effective.

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Old 11-30-2023, 11:44 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What was the claim?
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14 mpg -21mpg
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I believe that claim more than "I tore off the fuel efficiency improving active grill shutter and my MPG went through the roof".
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' 21-mpg'

That seems very reasonable, considering the bedcover.
It resembles member 'bondo' ( Brett Herndon)'s patented Aerolid aeroshell, which, for the 2012, Ford F-150, measured a delta- Cd 0.067 drag reduction in the wind tunnel.
Member 'AeroStealth' had both the Aerolid and Aerotail ( boat-tail ) on his 2014 F-150 EcoBoost, 4X4, 6'-bed pickup, giving Cd 0.31.
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It's easier to get a 50% improvement at the low end of the scale.
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Mississippi, as in Mississippi the state in the south of the United States of America.

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jakobnev was making a joke. Poking a little fun at the forum.
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It's just creating so much lift that it is up to the ceiling

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