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Old 02-10-2019, 03:37 PM   #1
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AERO X Truck Cap

I saw this and not sure if I like it or not. Kinda cool I guess, but I don't think I would buy one. https://www.mivehiclesolutions.com/a...conversion-kit
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Old 02-10-2019, 03:43 PM   #2
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I like that, an in between a cap and a tonneau cover.
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Old 02-10-2019, 03:45 PM   #3
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I saw this and not sure if I like it or not. Kinda cool I guess, but I don't think I would buy one. https://www.mivehiclesolutions.com/a...conversion-kit

Looks like something Rambler would have done with the Marlin if it had been a truck.
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Old 02-10-2019, 04:29 PM   #4
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I can only say, “meh.”
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Ugh no. Reminds me of the early 2000s Avalanche. Didn't like those either.
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Old 02-10-2019, 06:15 PM   #6
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It's not a new idea - this sort of thing has been around for decades. It's not just that it looks like a fastback from the 1970's with aftermarket louvres; actual pickup caps like this have been sold.

It seems like a really poor compromise to me: kills rear visibility without adding useful cargo volume, and looks like it is supposed to help aerodynamics but probably won't. On the other hand, if what you really wanted was a muscle car (coupe with enormous engine), and what you bought was a pickup (to get the engine), this is what you need to cover that weird open space that you'll never use. The alternative is a regular flat hard tonneau, for the oversize notchback coupe or sedan effect.
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On the other hand, if what you really wanted was a muscle car (coupe with enormous engine), and what you bought was a pickup (to get the engine), this is what you need to cover that weird open space that you'll never use. The alternative is a regular flat hard tonneau, for the oversize notchback coupe or sedan effect.


Ford Raptor

I wonder what the Raptor’s towing capacity is...
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If it was free, I would have to think if I wanted it on my truck or not.
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It might look better in green...
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I wonder what the Raptor’s towing capacity is...
Yep, the Raptor gets the "high output" (510 hp) version of the EcoBoost 3.5 L. It's a capable off-road truck, but that doesn't mean that everyone buys them to go off-road.

Although the towing comment is presumably not serious... it is 6,000 pounds (with a 12,000 lb GCWR). Enough for any Escape.

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It might look better in green...
That variant of the HMMWV is probably one reason for the return of this style; it has also been used in some rally vehicles.
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