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Cap, Tonneau, or Naked

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by spaghettiedy, Jul 20, 2009.

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Cap, Tonneau, or Naked

  1. Cap (Hard)

    22.9%
  2. Cap (Soft)

    5.1%
  3. Tonneau (Hard)

    21.1%
  4. Tonneau (Soft)

    22.4%
  5. Naked

    31.3%
  6. Other: Please write in

    2.2%
  1. Sep 11, 2010 at 8:11 AM
    #261
    georgeandkanoa

    georgeandkanoa the point is simply this

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    bilstein5100's front tinted windows access cover pioneer stereo weathertechs grillcraft grill kc's behind cbi sliders
    i bought an access rollup cover for mine, i really like it.
    i swear to god my gas mileage has improved too:)
     
  2. Sep 25, 2010 at 4:13 PM
    #262
    rbeezy

    rbeezy Well-Known Member

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    personally id get a hard tonneau and not naked. hard tonneau to lock in the tailgate so nobody can steal it. around here, peeps steal tailgates (since they're easy to steal) and resell them
     
  3. Oct 15, 2010 at 8:41 PM
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    Clint44

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  4. Nov 14, 2010 at 8:56 AM
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    Wile

    Wile Back in the game!

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    OTHER - I decided to take the $2000+ I would have spent on a cap and got a v-nose 6 x 12 aluminum trailer (cost me $1700 on craigs). I'm very happy. Kept the look of my truck and increased my hauling capabilities 20 fold! :woot:

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  5. Nov 29, 2010 at 8:09 PM
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    DdayIsNear

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    does anyone have this...Extang 5ft Trifecta Cover....signature series..not vinyl....but the canvass one????

    i would like your reviews please. or options for a similiar product. not sure if i want trifold or roll up, does trifold lock???
     
  6. Dec 24, 2010 at 5:03 PM
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    Blaidd Drwg

    Blaidd Drwg New Member

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    First time post. I just got an Extang solid fold for my 2011 TRD. Driving 350+ miles today in a drizzle and inside the bed stayed dry. Some things I'm not too thrilled about it are: the mounting points have to be put in the rails. This means to use my kayak rack, I'll have to completely remove everything. On the plus side, since this sets on top of the side rails of the truck bed, I can use the tie-downs in the track.
     
  7. Dec 25, 2010 at 10:47 AM
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    kraxtra

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    I've had my ARE LoPro 4 years and love it. Unfortunately they do not make anymore.:cool:

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  8. Dec 25, 2010 at 11:33 AM
    #268
    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    I personally like Naked, but you never know I could change my mind if I had enough money to put something on.
     
  9. Dec 25, 2010 at 6:46 PM
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    btuner

    btuner <<<<>>>>

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    Bought mine with a Leer cap on it and sold that old man looking thing the very next day! Neeked is where it's at!
     
  10. Dec 25, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    :D Agree with the leer cap thing, although I have to admit I did see one that was pretty nice. Didn't look anything like the others I see daily. Oh well, it was at the moment.
     
  11. Dec 25, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    TacoOwner?

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    I vote cap. I have a hardtop color match and I feel that she is much sexier/more aggressive looking with the canopy than without. I personally don't like ton covers, limited space and the look does not appeal to me.
     
  12. Dec 26, 2010 at 7:11 AM
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    btuner

    btuner <<<<>>>>

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    If you're going to put a cap on the back why not just buy a suv?
     
  13. Dec 26, 2010 at 9:43 AM
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    Bizarroterl

    Bizarroterl Well-Known Member

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    Ever try to carry plywood or a load of gravel in a SUV?
     
  14. Dec 26, 2010 at 10:57 AM
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    JanBoothius

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    Because the cap can usually be removed in 10 minutes (or less) with relative ease, and then:

    Exactly.
     
  15. Dec 26, 2010 at 11:13 AM
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    Dibblit

    Dibblit Eh?

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  16. Dec 29, 2010 at 7:37 AM
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    I want a cover 'cause of security, protection from the elements and keeping loose stuff in the bed on highway.

    Like the low profile of a tonneau so a shell is out and way to much anyway.

    Has to be easy to remove and self store for when I load up with something big and unplanned. A tri-fold looks best and is easiest to use, IMO.

    Hard top tri-fold would be great but they're expensive so a soft top tri-fold it is. Sure, it's easy to cut into but the idea is 'out of sight' and spoil the easy pick-it-out as passing by theft more than anything.
     
  17. Dec 29, 2010 at 9:05 AM
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    Bizarroterl

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    I've been running a Truck Covers USA cover now for about a year. I'm really happy with it. I installed a power lock on the tailgate so it is very secure and it looks great. It looks so good that I've been asked about it several times.
     
  18. Dec 29, 2010 at 1:50 PM
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    Jo Dog

    Jo Dog ROLL TIDE

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    extang tri-fold tonneaus solid fold or soft fold would be my choice


    dad has solid fold on his fullsize truck with a tailgate lock and will be next thing buy for my truck
     
  19. Jan 10, 2011 at 6:25 PM
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    Fagro

    Fagro Active Member

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    Always said I wanted a cap, but I thought long and hard about the pros and cons.
    Ultimately I decided on a tonneau. I just installed the Extang Trifecta today. Easy on and off so I can still use my truck as a truck, yet still have a dry option for cargo.
    All in all I think it was the right decision.

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  20. Jan 10, 2011 at 6:40 PM
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    tacomadude2000

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    I got a cap so I could cram all of my college crap in the back without having to tie stuff down. Plus its good for keeping things dry that wont fit in the cab (like luggage and camping stuff). Not to mention it does look pretty sweet IMO
     
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