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Extang Trifecta Signature Series Cover Question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jabrackin, Mar 10, 2010.

  1. Mar 10, 2010 at 8:15 PM
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    jabrackin

    jabrackin [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have this cover and I installed it taoday. I was wondering if you who have it, pushed the cover all the way back against the cab to where it was touching, or left some space? It kind of looks as if it is hading over the tailgate just a tad.... Anyways, if you can let me know.
     
  2. Mar 10, 2010 at 8:22 PM
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    Simon's Mom

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    My Extang Trifecta has space between the cab/tonneau with no overhang at the tailgate. It lines up pretty good all around. It is not a canvas cover fwiw but the only difference should be the fabric wouldn't you think?
     
  3. Mar 11, 2010 at 7:34 AM
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    RainDodger

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    I've got the signature series also. I adjusted mine so that the seal meets the center of the tailgate's top edge. If you look closely, that means the "canvas" edge might overhang a little tiny bit. It does not touch the cab, and the forward seal is right where it should be also. I'm more about function than form... if it hangs over 1/8" or so, so be it. I want to keep it as water tight as possible. It's a beautiful looking cover with that canvas-like material... it looks fine.
     
  4. Mar 11, 2010 at 7:56 AM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    I'm thinking about getting this cover. Could you post a picture of the overhang? Thanks.
     
  5. Mar 11, 2010 at 9:56 AM
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    JTDTacoma

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    It'll squeak if it touches the cab. Leave a gap up front.
     
  6. Mar 11, 2010 at 11:32 AM
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    Also I recommend using the brackets (at least the front ones) so if you remove the tonneau to haul something you can put it right back where you had it.
     
  7. Mar 11, 2010 at 12:14 PM
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    Definitely use the brackets. I never thought of NOT using them. They do make it easy to align. I think I'll spray mine black with some Krylon though. They'll look better when the cover is all the way off. For the money, I really like the trifecta - for what it is. You just gotta realize that it's not solid - someone could cut right thru it with a knife or whatever. So I never leave anything in the bed if the truck is unattended for long.

    I was also thinking of using silicone on all the seals to keep them in good shape, although the canvas-like material is guaranteed for 10 years and the frame is guaranteed for life.
     
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