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Old 12-02-2015, 11:50 AM
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Hi, i recently build a roof basket to relocate the spare Tyre as i installed a LPG system and put the toroidal tank where the spare was, but i think i made a mistake with the height , i measure the Tyre width and now i think its way too tall, i have seen lots of baskets and they are half the tall the one i built , still dont know if it can cause too much fuel consumption as i have not traveled far yet, to calculate the drain, do you think i should lower it or can i leave it that way??
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Old 12-02-2015, 12:25 PM
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Yikes that's tall.
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Looks good man. As far as being too tall, drive and find out. Thats the only true way to tell. By my guess, i would say yes, you will see a pretty dramatic drop, but, depends how fast you drive. Aerodynamics suck.
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I would say that its too tall. The height of the roof rack will cause a lower MPG. Best bet is to cut the height down by half.

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Make sure you stay clear of parking garages.
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Old 02-08-2016, 03:17 PM
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jajaja , nice joke!!
Had to lower it anyway cause was way too tall , even though it was great for the coolers but it looked weird..
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Originally Posted by preppye View Post
jajaja , nice joke!!
Had to lower it anyway cause was way too tall , even though it was great for the coolers but it looked weird..
Looks WAY better now!!
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Looks Nice.........
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