1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Fiberglass Bedsides Question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by RZRob, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. Dec 20, 2010 at 8:09 PM
    #1
    RZRob

    RZRob [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2009
    Member:
    #27315
    Messages:
    456
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Robert
    Anaheim Hills
    I'm looking at Fiberglass fenders and bedsides for my truck, but the challenge is that I've got a shell that overhangs on the bed (like all shells). I really like the Glassworks quality, but their bedsides don't retain the stock bedrail so my shell won't fit.

    Anyone suggest bedsides that will allow for a shell before flaring out? I really don't need/want an insane flare, just something that covers the wheels.

    RZ Rob

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Dec 20, 2010 at 8:12 PM
    #2
    pudge151

    pudge151 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 4, 2010
    Member:
    #34558
    Messages:
    2,421
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Sean
    Connecticut
    Vehicle:
    08 TRD Sport
    5100's @ .85, Custom Grill, Debadged, Bestop Supertop, BHLM, DDM 4500k HID heads, Nokya 2500k fogs, LED interior lights, Weathertech Mats...
    im not sure the bedsides would support the weight of the cap without some reinforcements
     
  3. Dec 20, 2010 at 8:20 PM
    #3
    04LTtacoma

    04LTtacoma Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 15, 2010
    Member:
    #37190
    Messages:
    11,147
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    2004 SR5 TRD tacoma
    Camburg LT
    Just lose the top!
     
  4. Dec 20, 2010 at 8:23 PM
    #4
    th3bigk0

    th3bigk0 GETTN IT

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2009
    Member:
    #25512
    Messages:
    1,883
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dylan
    Lamecaster
    Vehicle:
    13 TRD Double Cab
    Fox 2.5 RR C/O's,Camburg UCA,Camburg Spindles,KING 2.5,OME Dakar Leafs,285 KM2,XD HOSS 16'',BHLM,HID's,CB,Hornblasters Shocker 540 train horn,KICKER 12 ported....
    your fenders already cover the tires,i think the only reason to get fenders is if your LT
     
  5. Dec 20, 2010 at 8:25 PM
    #5
    04LTtacoma

    04LTtacoma Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 15, 2010
    Member:
    #37190
    Messages:
    11,147
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    2004 SR5 TRD tacoma
    Camburg LT
    If he only goes with glass bedsides it's going to look gay. lol

    I would agree with the3big. You need to go LT!
     
  6. Dec 20, 2010 at 8:42 PM
    #6
    kinkrider101

    kinkrider101 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2009
    Member:
    #23497
    Messages:
    2,698
    Gender:
    Male
    santa barbara
    Vehicle:
    2007 cummins/2007 tacoma
    wheels and tires
    Just get the fronts with some spacers imo
     
  7. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:02 PM
    #7
    RZRob

    RZRob [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2009
    Member:
    #27315
    Messages:
    456
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Robert
    Anaheim Hills
    I may go LT, but I was definitely going to go with coilovers and UCAs. The back and front stick out. I'd think if the top of the bed had some framing, and the weight of the shell were dispersed, I could pull it off and it'd look good. Retaining the shell is critical.

    RZ Rob
     
  8. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:12 PM
    #8
    th3bigk0

    th3bigk0 GETTN IT

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2009
    Member:
    #25512
    Messages:
    1,883
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dylan
    Lamecaster
    Vehicle:
    13 TRD Double Cab
    Fox 2.5 RR C/O's,Camburg UCA,Camburg Spindles,KING 2.5,OME Dakar Leafs,285 KM2,XD HOSS 16'',BHLM,HID's,CB,Hornblasters Shocker 540 train horn,KICKER 12 ported....
    :der::der::puke::puke::puke:
     
  9. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:14 PM
    #9
    kinkrider101

    kinkrider101 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2009
    Member:
    #23497
    Messages:
    2,698
    Gender:
    Male
    santa barbara
    Vehicle:
    2007 cummins/2007 tacoma
    wheels and tires
    well front glass with the wheels that tucked in would look strange..
     
  10. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:16 PM
    #10
    THXEY

    THXEY Panda Jerk

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2008
    Member:
    #11614
    Messages:
    13,394
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jacob
    San Diego
    Vehicle:
    2013 Subaru WRX
    STi Short Shifter.OEM floor illumination kit. Rally Armor Mud Flaps. BC BR Coilovers. Invidia N1 Exhaust
    you have a sweet rig as it is.....
     
  11. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:19 PM
    #11
    th3bigk0

    th3bigk0 GETTN IT

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2009
    Member:
    #25512
    Messages:
    1,883
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dylan
    Lamecaster
    Vehicle:
    13 TRD Double Cab
    Fox 2.5 RR C/O's,Camburg UCA,Camburg Spindles,KING 2.5,OME Dakar Leafs,285 KM2,XD HOSS 16'',BHLM,HID's,CB,Hornblasters Shocker 540 train horn,KICKER 12 ported....
    spacers still wont fill it
     
  12. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:20 PM
    #12
    kinkrider101

    kinkrider101 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2009
    Member:
    #23497
    Messages:
    2,698
    Gender:
    Male
    santa barbara
    Vehicle:
    2007 cummins/2007 tacoma
    wheels and tires
    Ya..I think some all pro fenders would look better..trail gear makes a variety of spacer sizes
     
  13. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:37 PM
    #13
    th3bigk0

    th3bigk0 GETTN IT

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2009
    Member:
    #25512
    Messages:
    1,883
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dylan
    Lamecaster
    Vehicle:
    13 TRD Double Cab
    Fox 2.5 RR C/O's,Camburg UCA,Camburg Spindles,KING 2.5,OME Dakar Leafs,285 KM2,XD HOSS 16'',BHLM,HID's,CB,Hornblasters Shocker 540 train horn,KICKER 12 ported....
    might come off as a dick but this is what i hate the most,fiberglass fenders are for clearance for wider track width suspension setups,under no circumstances will fiberglass fenders look rite without LT,not to mention you would look like a COMPLETE POSER,dont take this to heart guys its just an opinion,im sure ill get bad rep for this but w.e lol
     
  14. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:39 PM
    #14
    THXEY

    THXEY Panda Jerk

    Joined:
    Dec 15, 2008
    Member:
    #11614
    Messages:
    13,394
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Jacob
    San Diego
    Vehicle:
    2013 Subaru WRX
    STi Short Shifter.OEM floor illumination kit. Rally Armor Mud Flaps. BC BR Coilovers. Invidia N1 Exhaust
    +1 because i agree lol
     
  15. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:47 PM
    #15
    kinkrider101

    kinkrider101 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2009
    Member:
    #23497
    Messages:
    2,698
    Gender:
    Male
    santa barbara
    Vehicle:
    2007 cummins/2007 tacoma
    wheels and tires
    You asshole! Haha just kiddin..I sorta agree with ya..but I do plan on running front glass when I get my spindles
     
  16. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:49 PM
    #16
    th3bigk0

    th3bigk0 GETTN IT

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2009
    Member:
    #25512
    Messages:
    1,883
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dylan
    Lamecaster
    Vehicle:
    13 TRD Double Cab
    Fox 2.5 RR C/O's,Camburg UCA,Camburg Spindles,KING 2.5,OME Dakar Leafs,285 KM2,XD HOSS 16'',BHLM,HID's,CB,Hornblasters Shocker 540 train horn,KICKER 12 ported....
    :facepalm: theres just no hope lol
     
  17. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:54 PM
    #17
    kinkrider101

    kinkrider101 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2009
    Member:
    #23497
    Messages:
    2,698
    Gender:
    Male
    santa barbara
    Vehicle:
    2007 cummins/2007 tacoma
    wheels and tires
    There's quite a few people that run spindles and glass..and it looks fine...I plan to use my truck for offroading a lot..and I think I would rub bad without em
     
  18. Dec 20, 2010 at 9:57 PM
    #18
    th3bigk0

    th3bigk0 GETTN IT

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2009
    Member:
    #25512
    Messages:
    1,883
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dylan
    Lamecaster
    Vehicle:
    13 TRD Double Cab
    Fox 2.5 RR C/O's,Camburg UCA,Camburg Spindles,KING 2.5,OME Dakar Leafs,285 KM2,XD HOSS 16'',BHLM,HID's,CB,Hornblasters Shocker 540 train horn,KICKER 12 ported....
    ya true ive seen spindles with 1.5in spacers and it looks O-K but its still a spacer
     
  19. Dec 20, 2010 at 10:53 PM
    #19
    RZRob

    RZRob [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 9, 2009
    Member:
    #27315
    Messages:
    456
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Robert
    Anaheim Hills
    I know where you guys are coming from, but I respectfully disagree.

    As I said, I intend to address the suspension, however to what degree is TBD. That said, I can't even pull in my driveway the way it sits today. So, as it is, even if I address the suspension, it won't take much to touchdown.

    So, "poser" or not, front fenders are going on in almost immediately. If someone's got a better idea, I'm open, but I want to remove all possibility of a touchdown. The fenders on the front of the AllPro Tacoma look FANTASTIC and that's not "LT." 2" flare and 3" rise.

    As for the back, I think the truck looks ridiculous with the wheels sticking out from the bedsides, I also think if I was addressing the front, and was able to address the bedsides at the same time, it would look - and perform - much better.

    The pictures don't really illustrate the problem I guess.

    RZ Rob
     
  20. Dec 20, 2010 at 11:01 PM
    #20
    kinkrider101

    kinkrider101 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 29, 2009
    Member:
    #23497
    Messages:
    2,698
    Gender:
    Male
    santa barbara
    Vehicle:
    2007 cummins/2007 tacoma
    wheels and tires
    I think it will look sweet dude! Go for it..just make sure to color match them
     
To Top