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Old 06-10-2008
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Cap options/sizes? stepside

I have a 99 stepside. I use to have a cap on the truck but it was ugly and not needed, so I removed it and sold it. Now 2 years later I need a cap...figures. Well I dont like that the stepside cap flares out at the cab. So I wanted to know if I could get a standard cap from another truck and use that. I know a regular ranger bed cap wont fit but what about an s-10 or nissan or toyota cap. Even if I did find something that would work how would it look? I found a picture of a stepside bed with an older aluminum cap so I know the size must be available. But I cant judge an aluminum contractor cap with a nice fiberglass one. Anyone have pics? Suggestions? Opinions on how it would look?
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Old 06-10-2008
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in my opinion just get the cap that was meant for it. The caps that don't cover the back window look like crap imo.
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Old 07-16-2008
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I bought mine from Leer and it fits great yea it has the wings at the front but you use what you got. It's a great place to set your beer when playing in the back.

To answer your question I don't know of any with the bead rails so narrow a regular cap wouldn't sit very well I guess you could make something to extend the width and set something on that.
There use to be a company that made one that stepped out at the rails but I searched everywhere and couldn't find any reference to who made it

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Old 07-18-2008
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I'm not having crap for luck finding a cap for my stepside. I too hate those "wings" but it's whatever..
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