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Need Help spending my $$$

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by akwagon, Sep 7, 2009.

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Which way to spend Money???

Poll closed Oct 22, 2009.
  1. Leer 180 Cap

    19 vote(s)
    52.8%
  2. Bestop and Leather interior

    17 vote(s)
    47.2%
  1. Sep 7, 2009 at 2:31 PM
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    akwagon

    akwagon [OP] Alaska Dude

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    So I am debating.... I have a Leer 180 on order for my truck, but could cancel if I choose... I was thinking of going with a bestop and leather interior instead. What would you pick? Painted to match leer 180 cap. or a Bestop and leather interior?
     
  2. Sep 7, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    akwagon

    akwagon [OP] Alaska Dude

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    I have heard some pros and cons about the bestop, I need a place to put my dog, and stuff when I go camping and fishing. Only thing that bugs me a little about it, is the security of the stuff in it??? Including my dog.... The leather kit would be a custom order katzkin kit..

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  3. Sep 7, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    akwagon

    akwagon [OP] Alaska Dude

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  4. Sep 7, 2009 at 4:29 PM
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    Taos1

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    I'd go with the Leer 180. A hard cover obviously is more secure than a soft top. But then again, it doesn't take much for a theif with a pry bar and pry the hatch open. It'll make more noise when the hatch pops open and the glass breaking than a knife slicing through a soft cover. The noise might scare them off.
    I had a hard cap on my 1s gen. for 12 years and it never got broken into. When I did have something back there and went shopping, I back the truck up against a wall or a pole to make it hard for them to steal it.
     
  5. Sep 7, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    Chad

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    x2
     
  6. Sep 7, 2009 at 5:59 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    I'd go for the hard top...:D
     
  7. Sep 7, 2009 at 6:03 PM
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    wmb67

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    I appreciate the security of the hard top, but if made to chose, I'd take the Bestop and leather. Those seat covers look great. . I've got wet okole covers which are nice, but I really like those leathers.

    Good luck with your choice, you can't really go wrong with either choice! Win-Win situation.

    wmb67
     
  8. Sep 9, 2009 at 1:44 AM
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    akwagon

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    Help... Still 50/50.....:eek:
     
  9. Sep 9, 2009 at 2:16 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    you can send the money to me...i accept paypal

    i promise i won't spend it on food a cigarettes...ill actually spend it on my truck lol

    lol nah nah spend it on the leather!
     
  10. Sep 9, 2009 at 3:02 AM
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    TNTaco

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    Absolutely go with the hard top.
     
  11. Sep 9, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    AlexForbesR6

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    i love the bestop...but if your concern is security go with the hardtop.....the bestop really only offers out of sight....but no actual security as opposed to the hardtop...the harder it is to steal....the less chance it will et stolen...unless you put a big ole flat panel back there and leave it...then your just asking for trouble :D haha
     
  12. Sep 9, 2009 at 8:31 AM
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    rob1

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    X2...go with the hard top!!!
     
  13. Sep 9, 2009 at 8:39 AM
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    Canadianboy

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    You didn't give this as an option, but I think the best combination for you would be the
    hard top Leer Canopy and the leather interior. Save up and buy these
     
  14. Sep 9, 2009 at 8:41 AM
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    Anathollo

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    My dad had a LEER on his F150, we never had any problems with it, so thats where my vote is going.
     
  15. Sep 9, 2009 at 8:42 AM
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    THXEY

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    i say get a get a completley different setup....

    go snugtop supersport
     
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