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Review Fold a cover G4 elite

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by CAdiveTaco, Jan 17, 2009.

  1. Mar 26, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    RoyB

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    if you notice on their website when ordering the LS they have G4 ELITE right in the middle of the page. It looks like that is the product until you read the small print :rolleyes:
     
  2. Mar 27, 2009 at 7:28 AM
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    Fold a Cover G4 Elite, OEM Bed Mat, Wet Okole Seat Covers, Prevent Tailgate Theft Mod.
    Yeah, I checked it out. I can see how you could be mistaken. Sorry man, that's what sucks about buying stuff on the internet, you really have to make sure you're getting what you think you are getting. It's possible that the manufacture will authorize the return since they are an authorized dealer and all. The manufacture is more likely to help you out than the dealer, I would think. All they would have to do is include new side rails and they got a complete package. They could recondition the top for minimal cost.
     
  3. Mar 29, 2009 at 8:37 AM
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    Hardcorehehaw

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    Since installing my tailgate seal, I get about 80% less water in the bed.
    Sorry for the bad pics, they're from my phone.
    Right side
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    Left side
    As you can see i notched it a bit around the tailgate bump stop (just below the tailgate latch catch)
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    Both sides
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    Tail gate shut, cover open, No more big gap!
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    Cover shut
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  4. Mar 31, 2009 at 3:39 PM
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    Fold a Cover G4 Elite, OEM Bed Mat, Wet Okole Seat Covers, Prevent Tailgate Theft Mod.
    Thanks for the pics, and the info. I haven't caulked yet but plan to.
     
  5. Mar 31, 2009 at 4:01 PM
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    truckaddons is still saying i cant return, and foldacover never emailed me back :mad: i feel like i was scammed.
     
  6. Mar 31, 2009 at 4:34 PM
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    skid plate, side step rails, new rims, hose clamp, 20% tint, G4 Tonneau cover, JVC 7 in double din stereo/dvd
    is there anywehre on the site you can "recomed" or " comment" on your purchase?
     
  7. Mar 31, 2009 at 5:00 PM
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    Fold a Cover G4 Elite, OEM Bed Mat, Wet Okole Seat Covers, Prevent Tailgate Theft Mod.
    Call Foldacover, talk to a real person or two.
     
  8. Mar 31, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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    yea, im gonna do that tomorrow hopefully. I work construction so by the time i get home all the places are closed. im in the office for a bit tomorrow.
     
  9. Mar 31, 2009 at 7:58 PM
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    just noticed, is that rear latch only held by one bolt even though theres a spot for 2?
     
  10. Apr 1, 2009 at 11:57 AM
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    I was just trying to decide between an access roll-up or a hard cover for my 09 TRD Sport and I came across this thread. Now I am very interested in the G4 elite, can anyone tell me if the bracket for the tailgate latch isn't installed can the tailgate be opened without lifting the cover?
     
  11. Apr 1, 2009 at 12:43 PM
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    Yes, you can open the tailgate with the cover shut if you don't install that handle.

    However, you may want to open the cover to shut the tailgate or else it may put excess pressure and wear on the rear seal.
    See the piece of rubber along the top of this picture, it sits on the bottom of the rear panel of the cover to keep water out.
    I think if you shut the tailgate on this it might damage it over time.
    [​IMG]
     
  12. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:00 PM
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    I'm just curious I'm jsut waiting for my elite cover to come in, did you buy that seal seperately or is it with the cover?
     
  13. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:39 PM
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    I ordered a Pop N Lock tailgate lock because I didn't want to install the bracket. I thought the bracket might get in the way and I didn't want to drill holes in the tailgate on my brand new truck. I was going to get the tailgate lock anyways...
    I highly recommend the G4, it is well made, well designed for the Tacoma, and very convenient and easy to use.
     
  14. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:46 PM
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    The seal I was talking about in my last post is included. There are two of them to close up the gaps on the front and back of the cover.

    ...If you're talking about the tailgate seal from 2 or 3 posts ago, that came free with my order from truckaddons, it's not normally included.
     
  15. Apr 1, 2009 at 4:47 PM
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    There is 2. One of the bolts used is the stock black bolt to the left. If you notice there is a bracket to the left of the main assembly...
     
  16. Apr 17, 2009 at 8:38 AM
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    hi

    here is mine

    two hours instalation

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  17. Apr 17, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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    Looks good! Are you liking it?
     
  18. May 17, 2009 at 8:34 AM
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    now my front access is sticking at the knob. I cant turn it unless i put my hand under it to break it free. wtf.
     
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    Where did you get that spreader bar thing you have to hold the Rubbermaid Tote? I need one of those things...
     
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