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BUILDING A COVER/TOPPER!! :)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by mxnborder, Aug 26, 2011.

  1. Aug 26, 2011 at 2:40 PM
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    mxnborder

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    So i loved having a snugtop on my truck, it was great for camping in and storing surfboards or snowboards etc inside of and not having to worry as much about getting looted.... but i also like the look of the truck without the snugtop, so i just decided that since the surf sucks right now and i have some extra time on my hands i am going to make a collapsing shell that can be used as a tonneau cover like deal or extend up and be made into a shell.

    I'll get some sketches posted as soon as i draw them up enough and maybe if it works out well will build some to sell . . if anyone has something like this they made that would be nice to have some prelim. info!

    Also thinking of putting unistrut like nissan in the rear where our mount rails are right now to help with installation.
     
  2. Aug 26, 2011 at 2:44 PM
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    folds down but not into a tonneau, i have one of those i will use during the winter
     
  4. Aug 26, 2011 at 2:52 PM
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    This would be sweet, cant wait to see what you come up with. My snugtop is off my truck half the time.
     
  5. Aug 26, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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    mxnborder

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    nice truck man! i'm envisioning mine like the tundra one i posted but in aluminum with either aluminum slats that side it when you extend it up, or maybe some window cloth stuff like yours just on the sides so it can just unroll down... gonna be alot of work but i want something cool
     
  6. Aug 26, 2011 at 2:54 PM
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    mxnborder

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    yeah i figure with it being collapsable it will be easier to take off too when i wanna load my dirtbike in the back and stuff.
     
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