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Bestop or no bestop?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by toyotadude5, Jul 17, 2010.

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should i get a bestop

Poll closed Aug 16, 2010.
  1. yes

    24 vote(s)
    68.6%
  2. no

    11 vote(s)
    31.4%
  1. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:17 PM
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    toyotadude5

    toyotadude5 [OP] Breazeale- Pronounced Brazil

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    Ok well most of you know ive had a light bar with lights in the bed of my truck for some time now. It looks like i will be selling that now. So should i leave my truck like it is now with open bed, or get the bestop? I really like the look of the bestop, but dont want to be dissapointed in 500 bucks spent that i could have used on something else.
     
  2. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:17 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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  3. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:19 PM
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    toyotadude5

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    nope dont like the hard covers
     
  4. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    what do you need it for??you cant lock anything in a soft top
     
  5. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    toyotadude5

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    camping just putting shit back there. Plus i like the look
     
  6. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    Dole

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    hell ya they look sick!
     
  7. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    toyotadude5

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    heres what the truck looks like now.

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  8. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    i think it would look good
     
  9. Jul 17, 2010 at 5:50 PM
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    hmmmm ya i think it would, but i could put that money towards something else, like a 6 inch lift haha
     
  10. Jul 18, 2010 at 2:10 AM
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    Bestop FTW. Love mine looks really good.
     
  11. Jul 18, 2010 at 4:11 AM
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    Hell yeah man, it'd look good on your truck, and they're sweet as hell. Go get one!
     
  12. Jul 18, 2010 at 5:51 AM
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    I have to agree. I think a hard top would be better for locking stuff up. Plus they will probably last longer and I think they look great.
    I have a soft folding tonneau cover. It's o.k. I just got back from a vacation and a hard top would have been really helpful.
     
  13. Jul 18, 2010 at 7:20 AM
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    ive had mine for about a year, I love it, and you can get the "naked" look in about 2 min if you want or need it.
     
  14. Jul 18, 2010 at 9:15 AM
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    If it was going to serve a purpose I'd buy it. Personally I am leaning toward the Supertopper but I will be getting a soft top canopy because I like cover things up every now and then and it rains here in the PNW and I also use the bed alot to haul bark, dirt, etc. so I need something that is easily removable.
     
  15. Jul 18, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    I've been interested in a softopper.... same purpose but alot cheaper.
     
  16. Jul 18, 2010 at 9:42 AM
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    I'm gonna say...GET the Bestop. I have no experience with it...but I am going to be buying one myself this week for my access cab Super White. I like that ALL the feedback here is positive on them! I also think they look very rugged and off-roadish, which is a look I'm going for. Finally, it looks like it will best serve my habits. I haul my dirtbike a few times a year in the bed...and I also use the truck for hauling other large loads a few more times a year. So...a hard shell would be a PITA for me. I'll be using my Bestop for truck camping, not for keeping loads secure. I do a lot of overnighters where I drive to a trailhead...sleep...hike...go home. So for me this makes setting up camp EASY. NO TENT setup...just get in the back and sleep on my air mattress. I'm gonna build a removable elevated bed deck to so I can have storage below.

    I think the Bestop would look great on your truck...but in the end you gotta decide what will work best with your needs.
     
  17. Jul 18, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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    I went back and forth between the Best top and Soft topper. Ended up getting a soft topper with no regrets. I did not want side windows and the customer service with Soft topper was excellent they stand behind their product, I had an issue with the rear window cracking in cold weather and they overnighted a new one with no questions asked. I looked at Brants (MrTRD) Best top and it looks to be quality as well. I don't think you can go wrong with either one.
     
  18. Jul 18, 2010 at 11:58 PM
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    Thanks for the info on the softtopper :)
     
  19. Jul 19, 2010 at 1:21 AM
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    bestops look rad.
     
  20. Jul 21, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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    You will not be disappointed if you got a Bestop.
     
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