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Truck Tent options for my 05 DC Shortbed??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by StaticFilter, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. Jun 25, 2009 at 12:19 AM
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    So far I've only found the Sportz Truck Tent III Model No: 55099 and thats gonna run me about $250... Any cheaper options out there? Can tents for larger beds be "cheated" to fit a short box?
     
  2. Jun 25, 2009 at 12:51 AM
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    not too sure on that...
    I believe that tent is 104" long... might be too long for the short bed...
    I think i'm gonna buy one for mine lol...
    well, if it fits... I'm gonna measure the bed tomorrow
     
  5. Jun 25, 2009 at 1:04 AM
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    lol for 80 i wouldnt mine buying one either
     
  6. Jun 25, 2009 at 1:13 AM
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    heres what the description says

     
  8. Jun 25, 2009 at 4:58 AM
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    yeah unfortunately, neither the ebay one or the sportsmans guide one will fit in my 5 foot (60") bed

    "Interchangeable tent fits a 6.5 ft. regular bed to an 8.0 ft. long bed."
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    It deploys in minutes in pickup beds from 6 1/2-8'"
     
  9. Jun 25, 2009 at 5:05 AM
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    On a side note...........Your truck looks fucking amazingly badass!^^^^^^^
     
  10. Jun 25, 2009 at 3:36 PM
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    haha thanks man...

    I picked up a Sportz III 55099 from Sportsmans Warehouse on the way home, $209.95, so $224 after tax. Not bad considering online everyone wants $239+
     
  11. Jun 25, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    +1, damn nice. Post some pics of the tent when you use it. I've been eyeballing them.
     
  12. Jun 25, 2009 at 5:01 PM
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    used the Sportz III the first night and one of the "pole pockets" stitching broke so i took it back, they didn't have anymore in the right size so i just waited til yesterday to get a new one. Paid $130 this time haha!
     
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    definitely bad ass truck bro! Nice color to ;)
     
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