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Best Tonneau Cover?

I'm selling my topper/cap today and intend to get a tonneau cover instead. I don't want one of the large hard fiberglass covers, but something else. Any recommendations?
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http://www.4wheelonline.com/Categori...ategoryId=2779

by far the most usefull tonneau cover i have ever seen...
or http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/TONNE...spagenameZWDVW
the tilt is nice also though....
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Extang full tilt....best damn cover and i love my bed rug, you can also remove the whole cover in seconds. and the frame around the bed stays but the cover comes off. i love it, wont ever buy any other cover...



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I totally agree with Zach.
I had an Extang Black Max on my F-150 for about 4 years & when I went to a hard cover it was still like new.
I now have the Extang FullTilt Tool Box Tonneau Cover on my Ranger & in my opinion make the best soft tonneaus you can buy.

Rick

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BTW, that looks great Zach, gotta luv those bedrugs!

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extang like zachs or ******* makes an excellent one from what i hear
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BTW, that looks great Zach, gotta luv those bedrugs!

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ya they are great... i wish my truck looked that good right now... damn girls that hit people... grr....
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how much do those extangs run?
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zach is right on target, those full tilts are awesome!
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Ahhh yes! I have the full tilt too, honestly, the best for ease and use!

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i still say that the tri fold is hands down the best, but what ever suits you best...both roughly the same price wise...
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Only Pic I can find of my Ranger with the Access Tonneau. www.accesscovers.com


Here's my current set up. Access Toolbox Edition, Delta Pro Toolbox, and Bedrug





Lower Profile tonneau's Access Lorado, and Truxcedo Lo-pro, and Access has on their site a very low profile Vanish as they call it.
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IMO i will never get a tonneau cover i had one on my last ranger and i hated it with a passion, you couldnt haul nothing so on my new ranger i bought a topper and it looks great and you can actually haul stuff around no problem.
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Rick, How much did your extang run? I like the idea of having a T-cover along with the tool box, but water still gets in right?
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The toolbox edition cover, came with some trail seal for the front of the toolbox, to seal thatup, and the header bar (2nd to last pic) has rubber there to seal against the back of the toolbox. With the Bedrug though I didn't feel I could put it there without pushing the toolbox too far back, but I could have after I had everything in place. will only have small amounts of water getting in the corners of the tonneau when washing. Other wise it looked to be a nice sealed up setup. A dirt road and car wash will tell me what gets wet, so time will tell.
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Thanks for the info yall. Hmmm, the Extang looks sort of what I want...so it is a soft cover, but hinged?
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The tilt is hinged, they do sell a non hinged like I had on my F-150, mine was the Extang Black Max.

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Frank, check out Craftec http://www.craftecinc.com/. I looked a long time for one that was flat (no "covered wagon" look) and did not set up much above the bed. It is hinged. Really happy with mine.
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Thanks for the info yall. Hmmm, the Extang looks sort of what I want...so it is a soft cover, but hinged?
yep the full tilt extang is hinged and on gas shocks, you pop off the shocks and lift the cover up at a 45deg angle and take it right off the cover is the ****..
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yep the full tilt extang is hinged and on gas shocks, you pop off the shocks and lift the cover up at a 45deg angle and take it right off the cover is the ****..

Well, I just bought one for $310 shipped. I hope it fits my truck...my bed is exactly 6 feet long from front wall to tailgate, but if you count from the outside of the bed back towards the tailgate, it adds an inch. This factored into my truck not being able to use a "standard" topper, at least according to the company I bought it from. Anyhow, the Extang looked like an awesome product. I bought the snapless version.
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booo you should have gotten the tri fold...
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Well, I just bought one for $310 shipped. I hope it fits my truck...my bed is exactly 6 feet long from front wall to tailgate, but if you count from the outside of the bed back towards the tailgate, it adds an inch. This factored into my truck not being able to use a "standard" topper, at least according to the company I bought it from. Anyhow, the Extang looked like an awesome product. I bought the snapless version.
if you bought the ranger version then it will fit fine... it fits mine? i dont know why it wouldnt or why your measuring like that
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booo you should have gotten the tri fold...
my GF father has the extang tri fold on his chevy idk if i like it used it a few times
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I think personal preference and what you use it for has alot to do with best tonneau. Some people love caps, some people hate caps. Myself, I'm not a big fan, but I am a big fan of soft tonneau's that could roll up in hurry. I am an avid outdoorsman, and I THINK it would just be a pain to have to keep removing a hard tonneau anytime I wanted to take a four wheeler, dirt bike, or snowmachine out somewhere. At least with a soft tonneau, you could roll it up to the front or what not. Then again, I know nothing about them, so I'm going to end this post...now.
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