CT Aero-perfect insert camper

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LOL

I'm either less ambitious or less handy than you are. Or both!
I just have more thumb hammer bruises than the average person. Also, the idea I am kicking around can be detached and used stand alone in case of using for camping. The unit to remain at a campsite if truck rolls off for an adventure. For me, to store at home when I am not interested in use and want my bed free.
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Tesla really needs an option without the tonneau cover for people planning this stuff.
 

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I just have more thumb hammer bruises than the average person. Also, the idea I am kicking around can be detached and used stand alone in case of using for camping. The unit to remain at a campsite if truck rolls off for an adventure. For me, to store at home when I am not interested in use and want my bed free.
I was considering just getting a stand of some sort that I could put RTT on that I could slide out and
Why? The tonneau cover hides away easily and takes up no bed space?
Gives you an extra chunk of storage for other stuff.
 

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Tesla really needs an option without the tonneau cover for people planning this stuff.
With what I am planning, the tonneau cover will be used. The slide out will connect with the tailgate down or detach. when attached, the bed acts as a ‘bed’, hyacinth passes from the bed into the slide out. The slide out becomes living area out of the elements. The slide out roof will have solar couple with the tonneau cover solar.

caveat: tonneau cover price is realistic cost and a large pass through/midgate is offered.
I am waiting on the caveats before I post design specs on this vapor ware project. 😀
 
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I don't remember where I got this image. Closed it seems likely to have almost zero drag penalty. It also seems simple, like $5-6k and an hour to install. With a mid-gate it seems big enough.
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I don't remember where I got this image. Closed it seems likely to have almost zero drag penalty. It also seems simple, like $5-6k and an hour to install. With a mid-gate it seems big enough.
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That sure looks like it should be a lot less than $5k.
 

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I don't remember where I got this image. Closed it seems likely to have almost zero drag penalty. It also seems simple, like $5-6k and an hour to install. With a mid-gate it seems big enough.
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What about a CT glass roof? How are you gonna use the camper if the CT roof covers half of the length of this camper, splitting heigh almost by half...
 

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What about a CT glass roof? How are you gonna use the camper if the CT roof covers half of the length of this camper, splitting heigh almost by half...
You mount a bed or storage on a rack over the glass. There appear to be roof rack mounts on the prototype, which the photo you're quoting seems to use.

Maybe the storage is only useful when the tent is erected, but a shelf for a bed or suitcases wpuld use the narrow space at that time.

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Somehow the coffin style doesn't inspire me :oops:.
I would prefer to use the onboard compressor and inflate the balloon type of roof. Probably a bear shaped, just to scare visitors.
 

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Nice work! It would be awesome if your design worked like an Aliner camper. Check out
 
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Is it possible to get from the cab into the vault inside through the bulkhead?
 
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CT really is the ultimate camping vehicle

it’s like a little camping pod on wheels. The cab is the dinning living room and vault the bedroom and everything else
 

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Is it possible to get from the cab into the vault inside through the bulkhead?
This is not possible in any of the existing prototypes.

Someone suggested it to Musk and he said it was a good idea but it kind of seems unlikely.

We're just being optimistic. Likely setting ourselves up for disappointment.
 
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