Love the dually here. I think Elon should take note, as many truck owners do actual hard work with their trucks. Does he want to deny them, or take over fully. I believe the latter, but it will need to be a well conceived plan. And, I do believe a dually with a 5th wheel setup is key. peace
One possible use-case where this would be worth it is kangaroo protection.And there are some use-cases, like you expect to get hit with trees or something that could potentially compromise the cab's protective cage.
It would have to be some hefty tumbleweed to match the damage of a kangaroo. LOLOne possible use-case where this would be worth it is kangaroo protection.
Given what one heard about what it's like to drive in kangaroo country, a 15% range hit for 'roo bars would just be the price of doing business. If you hit a kangaroo every few weeks, staying out of the body shop is worth the range penalty.
Out here on the Illinois prairie, though, a 15% range hit for 'roo bars would have no benefit.
Different environments, different requirements.