Gas saving of truck with skirting vs one without

by John S

If you have identical truck, same motor truck specs, one has skirting one doesn't how big of a difference will mpg be

Mpg on freightliner cascadia DD 15 with no skirting

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Aug 08, 2015
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Skirting vs no skirting NEW
by: John stuart

I'm talking about truck skirting not trailer, looking at buying freightliner cascadia 2013 with DD 15 but very concerned with fuel mileage

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minimal fuel savings NEW
by: Jimmy

the fuel savings is minimal, so a fleet of 1000 or more trailers times the cost to install is what ruck companies look at. For a single O/O it's not worth it.I t would take forever to get his $$$back. Jimmy

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Truck Aerodynamics and Fuel Savings
by: Hervy

For the best answer you probably should contact Freightliner and ask. If they don't know try a company that does skirting on trailers. Maybe they have done a comparison on Freightliners since they are so popular.

You will get the most saving though if the trailer is also fitted with skirt and a tail.

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