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Show me your shell!

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

  1. Apr 29, 2013 at 8:19 PM
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    Madcat207

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    Oh man, that is beautiful.. that is exactly what i have been wanting for my truck (also a DCLB SB)... So jealous.
     
  2. Apr 30, 2013 at 11:53 AM
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    kdewit

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    Finally got my Snugtop Supersport with the rack and the ProLock tied to my remote. The Yakima rack comes on and off in a minute with the landing pads, nice!
    Fold down front window is sweet too.
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  3. Apr 30, 2013 at 1:09 PM
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    nat

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    Mine as it currently sits. Utah trip 2 weeks ago. I love the Bestop to hold all my gear inside and keeps it dry.. The rear bumper can take a padlock so it makes it hard to get into the back. Gives me a little security.

    UTAH1.jpg


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  4. May 4, 2013 at 5:27 PM
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    list2002

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    Anyone with an I4 DC Prerunner and a hard shell? Want to get one, but wondering if the weight bogs it down too much. I'm thinking they weigh around 300#'s or something? I am happy with the I4 and does fine even with wife 2 kids and dog inside, but wondering if anyone has noted change in performance or mileage to a noticeable degree. Thanks.
     
  5. May 8, 2013 at 5:00 AM
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    jimbo808

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    Anyone got a picture of silver taco with black shell? Looking at this black shell on craigslist going for $700.
     
  6. May 8, 2013 at 5:22 AM
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    deepcoma

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    Mine should be arriving this week and I hope I can have it on by the weekend!
     
  7. May 8, 2013 at 5:28 AM
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    IndianTaco

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    How are you guys sealing up your toppers?
    When mine was installed it they used 1/4" foam and a tailgate seal.
    But still leaks in dust pretty bad and water when i wash it.
     
  8. May 8, 2013 at 8:25 AM
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    Crom

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    When I got my shell I asked a lot of questions about how the seal between the shell and the bed rails. My questions were answered with two different methods.

    1. Cap tape
    2. Double Bulb Seal

    If you remove your shell periodically, bulb seal is the way to go. It also forms a very good seal. Cap tape is fine if you never take the shell off.

    Here are some pics of bulb seal
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    I specified bulb seal when they installed my shell and they used a 1 gallon can of yellow adhesive shit and a paint brush to apply the adhesive to the shell and then the bulb seal. My shell doesn't leak water and I'm happy with it.

    I bought one of those "lund tailgate seal" items from amazon and it seems to work very good.

    Dust intrusion is difficult to defend against if your off-road a lot. It's basically a loosing battle. You can plug the big holes but inevitably it will get in.
     
  9. May 8, 2013 at 8:49 AM
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    My SnugTop Rebel that was installed in March, last week put on Thule Aero-bars. I like!
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  10. May 9, 2013 at 12:11 PM
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    Got my new cap on today!! Looks great and the dogs will be happy to be back there.

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  11. May 12, 2013 at 5:45 PM
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    We need some updated pics of camper tops!! I want one so bad right now!

    Post up some more! :D
     
  12. May 13, 2013 at 7:22 AM
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    Here is my "new-to-me" ARE cap. Cap is all scratched up but I couldn't beat the price. Was thinking of painting it, but I like the Impulse Red with black cap look. It will look a lot better when I finally get around to painting the wheels black.

    Now just waiting on a set of RockyMounts bike racks to come in.

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  13. May 13, 2013 at 8:41 AM
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    My Taco with the Yakima rack and my whitewater boat. Perfect!
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  14. Jun 3, 2013 at 1:26 AM
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    chad68 Master Jedi Member I am...

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    Polished 16x8 Pro Comp 1069's 4" BS Nitto Mud Grapplers 305/70/16 Magnaflow & glasspack muffler Stainless tip K&N 63 series Aircharger Vent visors Autometer volt and dig. temp. gauge custom mounted Factory chrome rear bumper (not black factory, one) TRD pedal covers TRD skid plate Hurst T handle shift knob Rear Tint Clear bra on the sides Chrome extinguisher Icon non resi coilovers, ICON RR shocks, black seat covers. And some other crap
    You have any other pics that have all of your truck in the frame?
     
  15. Jun 8, 2013 at 6:24 PM
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    To the people with racks, what length did you get the crossbars, am getting Yakima tracks to install soon, and wondering what works. I have a Leer100XQ. Thanks.
     
  16. Jun 8, 2013 at 6:46 PM
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  17. Jun 8, 2013 at 7:38 PM
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    monkeyface

    monkeyface Douchebag, or just douche if we're friends

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    There's all kinds of dust intrusion. Most from around the tailgate, the bed cubbies and bed boxes. A pet peeve of mine, so I sealed all the cubbies and bed boxes with adhesive-backed foam house weatherstrip, sealed the tailgate with the same. I do hate dust in my bed and on my gear. All the dust comes in from the rear tires basically, shut off all access from them and you'll be happy.
     
  18. Jun 8, 2013 at 9:56 PM
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    Snugtop Rebel with Thule roof rack gear on top.

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  19. Jun 9, 2013 at 4:43 AM
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    Machine gun mount. Would love to blow the shit out of it since it has nothing but issues. QA at Toyota USA is shit. Start making them in Japan for Christ's Sake!
    I went with the longest one from Yakima. I carry a kayak plus my two mtn bikes. Still gives me plenty of room to add more toys

    If centered correctly, they are "flush" with the width of the truck.
     
  20. Jun 9, 2013 at 6:29 AM
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    Thanks, was thinking 58" does that sound right?
     

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