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Armor lid VS undercover

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JRoss, Aug 9, 2011.

  1. Aug 9, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    JRoss

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    Thinking of purchasing one of the above tonneaus and I'm having a hard time deciding, any personal advice would be appreciated??
     
  2. Aug 9, 2011 at 6:12 PM
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    trd09

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    my undercover has been exceptionally good. was looking a little "old" but i hit it with eagle 1. looks brand new again
     
  3. Aug 9, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    TacoDawgfan

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    I cant speak for the Armor Lid but I had an Undercover on my last truck and loved it, no leaks, could stand on it and it was fairly light weight. Only complaint I had was it was in the way so many times when I needed to haul stuff and didn't have help taking it off. So I don't want a hard tonneau again.
     
  4. Aug 9, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    sandjunkie

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  5. Aug 9, 2011 at 9:39 PM
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    AbqTRD2010

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    I agree! I didn't consider any other covers after I had a Snugtop before. Now I got the SL on my truck and love it. Paint match is perfect, nice sleek fit on the truck, carpeted inside for a clean look and I got the remote opener on it.
     
  6. Aug 10, 2011 at 3:18 AM
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    Gene563

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    I'm very happy with my Undercover.
    When I was looking, I checked them both, but went with the UC because that's what most people had and I was skeptical of the other's quality ... I believe at the time, the Armorlid was $100 cheaper. They both seemed very similar though.
    I like the durability of these lids. I don't sweat setting things on top of it and you don't have to wax it. There are some pix of mine in my gallery.
     
  7. Aug 10, 2011 at 6:49 AM
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    I have an Armorlid. Overall, I'm fairly happy with it but if I had it to do over again I would probably get something else. It's durable and maintenance free, but the hardware sucks and the fit could be tighter. There's a finger width gap all around the bed. It doesn't leak because of the seal, but that gap could definitely be smaller. I've had it for about a year and I've already had hardware issues/failure. In hindsight I wish I would have paid the extra $100 for the Undercover or saved up for a color-matched Snugtop.
     
  8. Aug 10, 2011 at 6:50 AM
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    Wicked 2007

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    i love my undercover se - i recommend!
     
  9. Aug 10, 2011 at 8:14 AM
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    pics??
     
  10. Aug 10, 2011 at 8:18 AM
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    Snuglid SL

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  11. Aug 11, 2011 at 7:28 AM
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    Thinking about the undercover myself...

    ps: sandjunkie, i think you may like my computer background

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  12. Aug 11, 2011 at 8:01 AM
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    Nice:eek::D
     
  13. Aug 13, 2011 at 7:00 PM
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    mwtaco

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    sandjunkie...nice ride.
     
  14. Aug 13, 2011 at 7:22 PM
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    thebottomline

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    Undercover SE smooth paint matched.

    Very happy with it, keeps a good seal, easy to take off. All in I paid 1000, 700 and 300 to paint it. I would definitely buy it again. The leer ones look silly in my opinion. Contours on the SE and SE smooth make it one of the best.

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  15. Aug 13, 2011 at 8:40 PM
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    Kingfrog

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    Another vote for Undercover......VERY strong and the best part it is light and can be removed and hung up easily. I put deck chairs on it to watch a game. IMO all Body matched painting of fneders, Door handles, mirrors etc looks silly on a truck. They only made the TRD without all the color atch for one year in 08. Glad to have found one. The Undercover matches the flat black Tupperware and no worry's about scratches.
     
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