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Old 07-29-2010, 05:24 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Live in So Cali. Where you could see Teslas, Priuii, Volt & Fisker demos on the same road with International CXT's, rockcrawlers & lifted/lowered duallies of all brands used as their personal commuter vehicles. So the 'style' still counts for many...

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Old 07-29-2010, 07:00 PM   #22 (permalink)
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The front step is just a detail to work out once the overall shape is squared away.
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I give it a 10 for style but have to wonder if aero + dually = oxymoron. LOL

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I give it a 10 for style but have to wonder if aero + dually = oxymoron. LOL

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It's the shortbed that makes it useless. And exhaust pipes that, themselves, are not "aero" (producing a low pressure across the exit that pulls the fumes out); who wants to unload a bed with smoking hot pipes at your shins, or connect/disconnect a trailer with that. (Not surprised, however, that it is a Ford).
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Easy on the Ford shortbeds.
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Cd 0.137 'shortbed'

The Ford Probe-V 'shortbed' has the lowest Cd of any 'producible' automobile,so the 'shortness' may not be such a big issue.( although the front of the vehicle takes on special importance ).
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The Ford Probe-V 'shortbed' has the lowest Cd of any 'producible' automobile,so the 'shortness' may not be such a big issue.( although the front of the vehicle takes on special importance ).
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