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Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 02-19-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 991,771
Posted By Bondo
Gas saver.

That is a gizmo that saves gas as long as it is used with a tonneau cover. Don't know why it works but it does. My computer avg. gas mileage never goes below 20 mpg on my truck.


Gas is low...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 02-19-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,662
Views: 991,771
Posted By Bondo
2009 White F150 Paid for!

They always look better when you pay them off.
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-18-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
The prototypes have a small window and rearward...

The prototypes have a small window and rearward visibility is restricted but adequate. Here is a picture of a photo shopped image which shows the bigger window of a production model which will have ...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-16-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
Poor. You take a hit because the low pressure...

Poor. You take a hit because the low pressure region is increased behind the pickup truck aka aerodynamic drag.


An easy reduction of 10%+ in fuel efficiency. Square back caps cause the same...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-16-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
It has to be stored at home or in a safe place. ...

It has to be stored at home or in a safe place. If the cargo you are hauling will fit into a cab high space, you can raise the roof and lower Jeep top like fabric sides and rear hatch. This is the...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-15-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
I agree with you Bosro. Caps limit what you can...

I agree with you Bosro. Caps limit what you can haul and are a pain to take off. You see many setting in peoples yards.


That is why I designed the aero cap so that the roof is easily...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-15-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
Thanks powerboatr. Help me hammer on Ford to...

Thanks powerboatr. Help me hammer on Ford to offer them OEM.
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-15-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
Got over 28 mpg, 28.76 mpg hwy to be exact, with...

Got over 28 mpg, 28.76 mpg hwy to be exact, with a 2011 Ecoboost 4x2 test truck, picture included. This has the aerodynamic truck cap plus an aerodynamic bed extender on it. I feel that 30+ mpg...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-07-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
Thanks. Utility is what I had in mind. Need to...

Thanks. Utility is what I had in mind. Need to a place to camp or haul taller cargo, raise the roof and drop the Jeep top like sides and hatch. Need to haul really tall cargo, remove the roof.
...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-07-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
Yes. When we have the production model finished...

Yes. When we have the production model finished I will post some photos. It is pretty cool looking.
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-06-2014, 03:58 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
Thanks for the compliments. Keep up your aero...

Thanks for the compliments. Keep up your aero experimenting. It is fun to see your gas mileage improve in a road test. That is how innovation happens.


I have contacted every aftermarket cap...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-06-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
The sloping back on the aerocap is why it has...

The sloping back on the aerocap is why it has improved aerodynamics. The trick is to keep the air attached along the roof as shown in the attached photo which shows an early prototype with yarn...
Forum: 2015 - Present Ford F150 04-06-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 34,545
Posted By Bondo
The "A" word will improve fuel efficiency the most.

AERODYNAMICS. The two aerodynamic fuel saving products shown in these photos have been developed and tested over the last 5 years, I know because I did it single handedly. They work and they work...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 10-04-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,251
Posted By Bondo
No need to slow down.

In road testing of a 2011 Ecoboost with an aerodynamic truck cap and bed extender on it, over 28 mpg was recorded at 70 mph. The best of the road tests came in at 28.73 mpg for a 200 mile run. This...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 07-10-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,565
Views: 754,125
Posted By Bondo
28.7 mpg @70mph!

One of my girlfriends get 28+ mpg at 70 mph with these new aerodynamic products. She has a 2011 Ecoboost and she doesn't have to slow down to get better gas mileage!
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 11-17-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3,565
Views: 754,125
Posted By Bondo
Wind tunnel testing of pickup trucks with tonneau...

Wind tunnel testing of pickup trucks with tonneau covers on them have shown a 5 to 8% increase in fuel efficiency. I include a link to one such test done at the A2 wind tunnel by SEMA.
...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 11-17-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 3,565
Views: 754,125
Posted By Bondo
I get 23.5 to 24 mpg highway with just the...

I get 23.5 to 24 mpg highway with just the aerocap alone with my 2009 4.6 liter that is rated at 20 mpg highway from the factory. The bed extender gets me another 2 mpg. I can also haul full 4x8...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 11-06-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,565
Views: 754,125
Posted By Bondo
If you want to get 20+ mpg, Aero-Up!

In my 2009 4.6 liter ( the white one) I get 25.5 to 26 mpg at 70 mph with the aerocap and aero bed extender combination.

I built one for a girl who lives in Conway, Arkansas that has a 2011...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 08-20-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 3,565
Views: 754,125
Posted By Bondo
It is not my truck but the average freeway speed...

It is not my truck but the average freeway speed mpg the girl that owns the truck reported before installing the aerocap was around 22 to 22.5 mpg, right at what Ford says an ecoboost should get.
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 08-20-2012, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3,565
Views: 754,125
Posted By Bondo
27.88 mpg average on 1000 mile trip.

A 2011 ecoboost owner is presently testing the aerodynamic truck cap. She drove over 1000 miles last week on a trip from Conway, Arkansas to Pensacola, Florida.

She got 28.91 mpg on the trip...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 05-14-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 137,896
Posted By Bondo
One of the most intelligent posts I have ever...

One of the most intelligent posts I have ever read on f150 forum. Tort Reform is way overdue in this country.

First, we need to reinstate Glass - Steagall.
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 05-09-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 31,130
Posted By Bondo
Not disputing 26+ mpg is possible.

We believe you Trey K. That range of mpg is possible as long as you don't confront the aerodynamics monster. It is like swimming into a stream of water that is flowing slow and gently. It is easy to...
Forum: 2011+ Engine Related Questions 04-29-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 31,130
Posted By Bondo
26 miles per gallon is reality.

Finished the third road test today of an aerodynamic bed extender I built. Got 26 miles per gallon in my 2009 4.6 liter 2x4. The bed extender works in conjunction with the aerodynamic truck cap I...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 04-16-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,109
Posted By Bondo
Thank you for the advice.

Thanks Eric. You are very correct in all you say. Luckily this is not my first Rodeo.

Received notice of allowance of the patent on the aerodynamic truck cap from the Patent Office last month. ...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 04-16-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,109
Posted By Bondo
Last Tuesday, 4-10-12, I drove a round trip of...

Last Tuesday, 4-10-12, I drove a round trip of 344.6 kilometers (214 miles). The freeway speed (70 mph) round trip was the first road test of a design improvement to an aerodynamic bed extender...
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