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Shell camper setups

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by mattb123, Jul 16, 2008.

  1. Jul 16, 2008 at 2:55 PM
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    mattb123

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    Anyone got a shell camper setup they are proud of? I'd love to see it.
    I'm looking into a Leer shell (partial ride 180) and then I want to build a removable raised platform to put a bed on with storage underneath. Any examples, links, pics, plans, or thoughts would be appreciated!
     
  2. Feb 25, 2010 at 7:39 AM
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    squad314

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    Not yet, but on my to-do list for this spring....Same ideas you have.
     
  3. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    xrhode

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    baja taco. all the inspiration you need
     
  4. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:25 PM
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    crf69

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  5. Feb 16, 2011 at 8:35 PM
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    That's a nice shell. I like how the side window flips up. It can be handy at times. I have the SnugTop SuperSport, thinking about an upgrade.
     
  6. Feb 17, 2011 at 5:26 AM
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    Gregman

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  7. Feb 17, 2011 at 5:31 AM
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    Pugga

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    I've got an ARE shell with a built-up plywood platform. It's built in pieces so it can be removed fairly easily. It's all screwed together so nothing rattles but it's not necessary for it to hold together. There is a hinged panel in the front of the platform so you can get at things that slide to the front of the bed under the platform. I can now keep tools underneath and have a nice, flat area for my stuff, the dog, etc. I still need to carpet it or do some sort of rubber mat but I'll wait til it warms up.
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    Edit: If you're going to build a platform like this, that extra couple inches of headroom you get with the mid-rise cap is great!
     
  9. Feb 17, 2011 at 5:43 AM
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    crf69

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    ummm yeah
    nice.....i see you still have the wires to the third hanging out....as do i......imma work on this today haha get out the 200mph tape:D
     
  10. Feb 17, 2011 at 6:08 AM
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    Pugga

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    Yep, one of the wires is for the third brake, the other is for the cap light. I wired it so the parking lights have to be on in order for the light to work so I can't drain my battery by accidentally leaving it on. I kept the wires exposed and used quick release connectors to make it easy to unclip and remove the cap (even though I'll probably take it off once a year if that).
     
  11. Jul 23, 2014 at 10:24 PM
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    prod3y

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    Check this out. Maybe you have already seen this, if not this is a good reference. I want to set up my tacoma like such

    http://www.bajataco.com/bajataco.html

    You did post this in 2008 though... What have you done since?
     
  12. Jul 24, 2014 at 3:52 AM
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    hahah prod3y replied to a 6 - 3 1/2 year old thread. That will teach you to only post 2 times since you joined in January. J/k... Nice that you posted though. My guess is that guy doesn't come here anymore lol
     
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