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Old 11-04-2010
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Hey everyone, im thinking about buying a cap for my truck but i really cant decide if i like the way they look or not. im going back to school in the and parking in areas where it would be nice to be able to lock things in the bed. does anyone have pictures of a cap on these trucks? also are they easy to take on and off?

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Caps are great. I just got one, but its on a flareside. I do have some one the regular bed though.

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Caps FTW. Ive got one i drive 3.5 hours back and forth to school and i love it. Its soo nice to keep stuff in there and not have to think about it getting stolen or wet.
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Caps FTW. Ive got one i drive 3.5 hours back and forth to school and i love it. Its soo nice to keep stuff in there and not have to think about it getting stolen or wet.

I want your truck it would match my mustang! lol
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thanks guys. what brand caps do you all have?
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Caps FTW. Ive got one i drive 3.5 hours back and forth to school and i love it. Its soo nice to keep stuff in there and not have to think about it getting stolen or wet.

i really like your truck! what kind of lightbar do you have? and did you paint your wheels?
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does anyone know if having a cap improves gas mileage atall?
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doubtful. your adding more weight and you are getting rid of the air current that flows in the back of the truck that keeps the wind flowing over your bed, keeping the the drag down.
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oh well. at least my stuff wont get wet.
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What brands and models are those in the pictures?

I to am thinking about getting a cap.

So far looked into ARE and Jason Caps. Have not actually seen one in person yet. And all the catalogs show fulls size trucks.
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I have a Leer, no pics yet though, sorry. oh but i have a stepside. i priced out a new one, and for 1050.00 i decieded to pick a nice used topper and have it painted. total cost is 468.32. better price.

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Just find one on craigslist or something. I got mine for $60 and painted it myself. Ill put pics up when I have a good one. I just finished it a couple weeks ago and haven't had time to get a good pic.
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craigslist ftw. i found mine on there for $100. if you take your time and look you can find the right one. IMO side windows that open are a must..
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Caps with solid sides look the best IMO but the blind spots are HUGE. I went with a hard bed cover that is 4 pieces, the folding type. I love it.


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I have both a Hard bed cover and a Cap. I Like the cap so much better! for function and look. The hard cover is nice though in the summer. gives it a sportier look. I'll prob sell the hard cover soon.

If you get one that needs to be painted, just do it yourself. Thats what I did:
https://www.ranger-forums.com/f39/pa...4/#post1775727
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what the heck, ill show off my truck here too!

Ignore the radiator leak. Its also been painted since these pics were taken
-also have fixed the missing mudflap since-





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There are a bunch of pictures of my truck in here: https://www.ranger-forums.com/f69/sh...-stuff-115623/
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