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Show me your shell!

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by Oscar 319, Aug 28, 2008.

  1. Aug 5, 2009 at 11:29 AM
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    duke598

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  2. Aug 5, 2009 at 11:39 AM
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    indycross

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    Well mines a faux shell, but a shell none the least!!! :D

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  3. Aug 5, 2009 at 11:48 AM
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    shockittillyareconizeit

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  4. Aug 5, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    gavonder

    gavonder She's Kickass!

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    There are high top shells available that would work. As far as i know, the rear doors are not easily removed (if at all). The caps are easy to take off and put back on, but you may need to replace weatherstripping.

    GA
     
  5. Aug 15, 2009 at 5:30 AM
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    hoosiertaco

    hoosiertaco clowns to the left-jokers to the right

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    The windows were very poor quality and I have recommended to them to replace all the windows with new ones. Even though I've told them what they are going to do in a very polite way, they are still deciding what to do and I'm getting impatient. I think asking for good quality NEW windows is not to much to ask..............I don't expect it fixed overnight, but at least a follow up with a countermeasure.
     
  6. Aug 15, 2009 at 5:56 AM
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  7. Sep 2, 2009 at 3:05 PM
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    deeznutz

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    Pics of mine :)

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  8. Sep 3, 2009 at 10:54 AM
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    09tacomg

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  9. Sep 6, 2009 at 4:16 PM
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    sportnobadges

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    this is the MX model cap from ARE . the side windows open out. ARE calls them 'windoors'. they are great for reaching into the bed. inside the bed i have attached cargo bags on each side for little stuff that would roll around in the bed. has worked out just fine so far.
     
  10. Sep 6, 2009 at 5:45 PM
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    Wing

    Wing Chewbacca ate my cereal.

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    Nice shell. This is more towards what I am looking for. Where did you get it from? Cost? Is it easy to remove and install?
     
  11. Sep 6, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    sportnobadges

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    de-badged / weather tech digital floor mats front and rear / weather tech in-channel vent visors / A.R.E. MX cap / bed mat / blacked out 4s
    wing, got it from an outfit here called 'toys for trucks'. you will probably have to google A.R.E. and use their 'find a dealer' thing to see where you can get one.
    cost right around $1800. That included the side 'windoors' and a front window with a slider in it to match the cab, and it folds down into the bed so you can clean both windows without taking the cap off. have not removed it yet. but when i bought it i weighed the truck with a full tank of gas before cap was installed and again with a full tank of gas after it was installed. cap weighs 184 pounds. it is bolted to the same rail that holds the side tyedown cleats. looks like it would be easy to remove if you had 3 or 4 people to do it. also comes with a sprayed on fuzzy headliner inside the cap. and a 12volt lite in the rear. and in the front at the top where it is slanted back another window that is fixed in place. i shopped around a lot before i jumped in. this was the best cap for the price with the features i wanted. good luck.
    Originally Posted by lsocoee
    I am so envious of Dodge, Chevy, Ford, Nissan, GMC, and Suzuki owners. They get to check out my sweet Tacoma when they're driving, I'm just stuck looking at all their ugly trucks.
     
  12. Sep 6, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    Anyone have a Flip-Pac?
     
  13. Sep 7, 2009 at 4:30 PM
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  14. Sep 7, 2009 at 8:56 PM
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    Sharp looking rig!
     
  15. Sep 8, 2009 at 3:19 PM
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    hoosiertaco

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    Finally got it back and installed. I think I may do a write up on my experience in the product review sub-forum. Watch for more...........options include: Yakima roof rack, vented windoors both sides, tilt down front slider, headliner, front and rear 12v light.
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  16. Sep 8, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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  17. Sep 10, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    couldn't resist after seeing hoosiertaco's pix

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    Originally Posted by lsocoee
    I am so envious of Dodge, Chevy, Ford, Nissan, GMC, and Suzuki owners. They get to check out my sweet Tacoma when they're driving, I'm just stuck looking at all their ugly trucks.


    sportnobadges
     
  18. Sep 11, 2009 at 5:10 AM
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    hoosiertaco

    hoosiertaco clowns to the left-jokers to the right

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    ^^nice dude!!^^.....oh yes we luvs our vented windoors:D
     
  19. Sep 11, 2009 at 11:31 AM
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  20. Oct 4, 2009 at 5:26 PM
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    ARE Shell, tint front and back.
    Hoosiertaco.

    Will you summarize your experience dealing with ARE. Did you go through your top dealer or directly through ARE?

    The thin plastic trim that wraps around the bottom exterior of my topper has come unglued, and I'm going to have to have something done about it.
     
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