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Old 04-20-2014, 05:27 PM   #1
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Could it work?

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Saw this out at the park this weekend. I didn't get a chance to talk to the guy, but this apparatus was attached to a 1/2 ton Ram pickup towing a ~28 ft Starcraft TT.

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Old 04-20-2014, 06:02 PM   #2
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Maybe, but my skeptical cynical nature says probably not much help. It would be in my way too much anyways....
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Old 04-20-2014, 07:07 PM   #3
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Don't waste your money.
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Old 04-20-2014, 07:21 PM   #4
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X3 Just something else to scrape bugs off of. There are lots of threads on the uselessness! Of those devices. It adds weight and gets in the way. It also takes up storage room when off the tv.
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Thumbs down Could it work?

X4- My friend tried one of these with a 3/4 ton and a 33'er. Said it didn't do a thing for mileage and was PIA. Don't waste money or time making one.
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Transfers some of the drag from the trailer to the truck but the total drag is still the same. I can't see any net benefit.
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Old 04-23-2014, 11:21 AM   #8
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A friend had bought something similar for his F150...it was on the roof of the truck... he said it created more weird driving feeling than anything...


He got rid of it and bought himself a box cabin and he said it improved the mileage a little (less turbulence in the box)
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Old 04-23-2014, 12:18 PM   #9
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Wings on the roofs of dually pickups got really popular about 25-30 years ago. I don't see them any more, so I assume they did no good.
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Old 04-27-2014, 05:15 PM   #10
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Yea, they had winds like this on cars back in the day. The last one was called a "Superbird!"
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