Hands On Cybertruck with Larsen Engineering: "an honest review"

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Here's an engineer with a new Youtube channel sharing his thoughts on Cybertruck. He has some interesting thoughts to share and some nice images in beautiful mountain scenery. He only has 19 subscribers, his channel launched last week.

On a remote mountain highway they are enjoying the solitude at a turnout when a Porche full of people comes around the corner lickety-split. They come to a complete stop immediately adjacent to the parked Cybertruck. I don't think any other vehicle has this kind of impact.



I would like to hear more thoughts from this guy, maybe delve more into the unique design and engineering of Cybertruck, so have a visit and leave your thoughts.
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The fact that the rear window doesn't open is something that cries out for a solution. I wonder how difficult it would be to replace it with an aftermarket slider. I would definitely buy something that addresses that deficiency.
 
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The fact that the rear window doesn't open is something that cries out for a solution. I wonder how difficult it would be to replace it with an aftermarket slider. I would definitely buy something that addresses that deficiency.
Glass is a very rigid material. I suspect, given the way that pane is embedded in the central bulkhead, right in front of the load bed, that it may be a structural element of the bulkhead.

If not, it would be relatively easy to modify so you would have an opening window. However, I suspect its high location above the bed would reduce it to being for ventilation, not bed access.

Unless, of course, you simply wanted to toss your empty beer cans in the closed bed. 🤪
 

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Glass is a very rigid material. I suspect, given the way that pane is embedded in the central bulkhead, right in front of the load bed, that it may be a structural element of the bulkhead.

If not, it would be relatively easy to modify so you would have an opening window. However, I suspect its high location above the bed would reduce it to being for ventilation, not bed access.

Unless, of course, you simply wanted to toss your empty beer cans in the closed bed. 🤪
I'm thinking for ventilation, and a pass through.
 

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The fact that the rear window doesn't open is something that cries out for a solution. I wonder how difficult it would be to replace it with an aftermarket slider. I would definitely buy something that addresses that deficiency.
Going to introduce a ton of road noise if replaced, I think.
 


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I'm thinking for ventilation, and a pass through.
I would think you might also want to wire a safety switch, that ensures the tonneau cover is locked out and has to be in either in the full open or the full closed position, before the window can be operated.
 

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I would think you might also want to wire a safety switch, that ensures the tonneau cover is locked out and has to be in either in the full open or the full closed position, before the window can be operated.
I imagine the vault cover already reverses when meeting resistance, but I've not seen this tested.

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I would think you might also want to wire a safety switch, that ensures the tonneau cover is locked out and has to be in either in the full open or the full closed position, before the window can be operated.
wat? Why impose restrictions on how to operate the vehicle? There's plenty of reasons to do both at the same time
 

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wat? Why impose restrictions on how to operate the vehicle? There's plenty of reasons to do both at the same time
Sure, it's all fun and games 'til the family's beloved Chihuahua has his little head stuck through the open window while someone unknowingly activates the tonneau cover.
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Agree a rear window would be nice to open, though I worry that would let in much road noise that everyone would immediately find very objectionable. And I'm not really worried about the Tonneau cover that he wanted Tesla to line up. Then hmmm realign the front bumper... I guess I've not seen that complained about yet other than here. Like that he looked at it all closely! Nice photos!
 

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Going to introduce a ton of road noise if replaced, I think.
Kinda gotta expect road noise when you open a window.

Unless, of course, you simply wanted to toss your empty beer cans in the closed bed. 🤪
I mean... as long as the tonneau is closed, that's not a problem. Clean up trash is for when you're stopped. Or a passenger's duty.

I would think you might also want to wire a safety switch, that ensures the tonneau cover is locked out and has to be in either in the full open or the full closed position, before the window can be operated.
Sure, it's all fun and games 'til the family's beloved Chihuahua has his little head stuck through the open window while someone unknowingly activates the tonneau cover.
Wouldn't that happen anyhow, if they stick their head out the top?

Our cat, rest her, loved to jump up on the car as we pulled up and jump in or reach into the sunroof.

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Our cat, rest her, loved to jump up on the car as we pulled up and jump in or reach into the sunroof.
If I had known this, I would not have posted the video above. It was already bordering on poor taste.
 

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Here's an engineer with a new Youtube channel sharing his thoughts on Cybertruck. He has some interesting thoughts to share and some nice images in beautiful mountain scenery. He only has 19 subscribers, his channel launched last week.

On a remote mountain highway they are enjoying the solitude at a turnout when a Porche full of people comes around the corner lickety-split. They come to a complete stop immediately adjacent to the parked Cybertruck. I don't think any other vehicle has this kind of impact.



I would like to hear more thoughts from this guy, maybe delve more into the unique design and engineering of Cybertruck, so have a visit and leave your thoughts.
I tried... couldn't watch it. Good luck though.
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