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Bad shell

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by FUN4YOU, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. Mar 18, 2009 at 4:43 PM
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    FUN4YOU

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    Just bought a shell from dealer and when i got the truck the shell was 3/4 inch shorter than cab. Asked the dealer and she said thats the way there made know so water will run off anybody got a pic of 09 with cab high camper shell the one they got me looks dum as shit with it being shorter than the cab. Shot off email to sale manager to see if they would doing anything about it. Waiting on reply. [​IMG]
     
  2. Mar 18, 2009 at 4:44 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Yeah....that dont look right...
     
  3. Mar 18, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    it doesnt look horrible...
    I do like the other style better...
    But... Hopefully if you react fast enough they will give you a refund... probably less a restocking fee...
     
  4. Mar 18, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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    06BLUEDBLSPORT

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    Why didnt you just return the shell and get a different brand shell
     
  5. Mar 18, 2009 at 4:50 PM
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    TacoCo

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    What kind of shell is it???
     
  6. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:09 PM
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    FUN4YOU

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    Leer shell ya going down tommorow to "TALK" to dealer Should of told them to keep it.
     
  7. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:16 PM
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    2qwik4u

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    A buddy of mine has an ARE Z-series on his X-Runner and it looks pretty good. It meets the edge of the cab and then rises maybe 1/2" max in the middle. That's what I plan on getting for mine. Unfortunately, I don't have any pics for you.

    Just a thought, it looks like they removed the plastic caps on the top of the bed sides, because I don't see them in the picture. Does the cap just cover them, or did they actually remove them? With the ARE cap it sits on top of the caps and you can see them from the outside. If they were removed, that could make up for the lost 3/4".
     
  8. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:25 PM
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    kbaum08

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    My Jason Topper is even with the cab with a small rise toward the back. Yours doesn't look like any of the others I have seen, but doesn't look that bad either.
     
  9. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:29 PM
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    fasn8dave

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  10. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:33 PM
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    Ya going to check to see if they removed the top rail covers on bed tommorow at work tonight.
     
  11. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:33 PM
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    Khaos

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    It wouldn't look too bad if you added a rack to the shell? Maybe. I dunno man, that looks pretty awkward. I'd be infuriated.
     
  12. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    my snug top is flush, i would not have drove the truck off the lot if that is not what you like, every shell i have seen is even or higher than the cab.
     
  13. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    my jason fits perfect to the roof line and has side flares to cover the black plastic bed rails that r still on.sorry no pics,cant get it to work from photo bucket.and yeah that doesnt look right at all.sorry
     
  14. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    Ya I here you should have not driven it of the lot. Will se what they say tommorow.
     
  15. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    Shells are designd to run flush with the top of the cab. Wait and see what they say and if you are not satisfied, contact Corporate. Looks like you got the wrong shell for your truck. Almost looks like something for an S-10 or a Nissan.
     
  16. Mar 18, 2009 at 5:53 PM
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    YA no body is perfect hope they will fix it since this is the 3rd truck I bought there. :}
     
  17. Mar 18, 2009 at 6:02 PM
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    Did they remove the bed top covers? You should be able to see for yourself if they did. That would definitely lower the height. My shell sits on top of those, and they had to add a rubber gasket on the top of the bed behind the cab.
     
  18. Mar 18, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    jefferson

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    +1
     
  19. Mar 18, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    FUN4YOU

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    Ya truck is getting auto butler installed today under coating seats and paint pertectant. So I will pick it up tommorow, and check the bed rail.
     
  20. Mar 18, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    I've actually seen a couple AC's around town with the same look on some LEERs... I'm thinking someone is taking the rail caps off or something because I'm pretty sure I've seen the same shell on others where it is flush.
     
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