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Old 10-05-2011, 12:24 AM
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I got the shell free from craigslist, but it took some major repairs to get it where it is now. Painted Interlux blu-glow, it almost matches the oxford white. Last time I went out wheeling I ruined one of the rails where it clamps to the bed, is this a problem for anyone else?
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Old 10-05-2011, 01:07 AM
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might be the extra weight on top, i dont have that problem too much, i do notice that my shell makes the flex a lil different. the flex between the bed and the cab gets bigger with the shell
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:11 AM
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my truck don't flex. everyone knows its got muscles

on a side note. I haven't noticed a difference with or without the cap.
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:18 AM
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I got the shell free from craigslist, but it took some major repairs to get it where it is now. Painted Interlux blu-glow, it almost matches the oxford white. Last time I went out wheeling I ruined one of the rails where it clamps to the bed, is this a problem for anyone else?
Can't help with the canopy question...but man that's a nice looking truck
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Old 10-05-2011, 07:27 AM
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Can't help with the canopy question...but man that's a nice looking truck
X2 its quite appealing to me.

OP: how did it tear up the rails?
I know of a few people that have bolted on extra "j" bolts to help secure it to the truck. how is the weatherstripping under the cap?
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Old 10-05-2011, 11:32 AM
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The clamps went straight through the fiberglass, and into the wood under. I think it may have been age/mistreatment of the canopy, it was pretty bad when I got it. There was moss in the seals and it had been on a vancouver roof for the better part of a decade. A (blurry) photo from the night I got it:

I was just curious if anyone else here had this happen.
Thanks for the complements!
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Old 10-05-2011, 05:34 PM
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Ive been considering getting one... but it needs to be one thats flush with the roof and colormatched
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Old 10-05-2011, 08:12 PM
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Old 10-05-2011, 08:53 PM
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I like it! If I didn't need to carry bikes I'd have gone with a flush canopy like that. Waterproof storage is pretty important here.
I like how it looks with the side decals taken off, and how the lights work with the gloss black sides.
Edit: Also I wish I had a DD license plate, there's a trail dakora around here on super swampers with DD plates, and I laugh whenever I see it.
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Old 10-05-2011, 10:39 PM
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I love and hate the canopy at the moment. I started my own business, and I load and unload my lawnmower all day, I should have got the taller canopy with the step up in the back, I wouldn't have to break my lawnmower down everytime lol But it's been PISSING RAIN as I'm sure it has in BC and OR, so it's still worth it lol keeps my tools, weed whacker/slug slinger, and my driveway blow dryer/blower dry, they start up just fine. But it also sucks when I need to bag grass clippings and have no where to stick all the bags of crap!
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Old 10-08-2011, 10:11 AM
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Hey guys could you tell me what the deminsions of your camper shells? Like length x width, Thanks
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Old 10-08-2011, 11:53 AM
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go measure the bed..
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Old 10-08-2011, 10:53 PM
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http://www.kanopykingdom.com/truck_bed_size_charts.htm
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Old 10-08-2011, 11:21 PM
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Got mine off cl for $180. Got some scratches but whatever. Its currently off cause im not really using it and I love the look of my truck without it. But it will be back on. I love love love the usefulness of it.



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Old 10-09-2011, 01:33 AM
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yo stephen that looks tits
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