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soft tanneau covers....do you have one?

I just sold my hard tanneau cover, looking to get a soft one. I took the other one off twice a week and it is very hard to do by your self, now I want a soft one for the gas mileage increase. Anyone here have one? What make and what do you like/dislike about it. I see many on ebay and i have idea which one to get. I know some have snaps and others haved that long lip thing, also how hard ot install it? THanks
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simple install... just clamp the rails to the bed...

id recommend the folding one just because its easy to use...

http://www.truckaccessorizer.com/sto...g_trifecta.htm
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mmmm extang Fulltilt...


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comes off in sec. un pop those gas shocks.. lift up at a 45deg angle and pull off... i have never touched the snaps on this thing since the day i bought it...
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I have the snapless Full Tilt...never removed the cover either. It get's the job done for me :)
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Extang FullTilt Tool Box Tonneau Cover here.


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hehe FullTilt FTW!!!
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simple install... just clamp the rails to the bed...

id recommend the folding one just because its easy to use...

http://www.truckaccessorizer.com/sto...g_trifecta.htm
Ive been planning on getting one like this for a while now, maybe this summer
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i just have a plain snap on tonneau and i cant believe i cant find any pictures of it on my yellow truck so here is a picture of it on my old 92... its the exact same one just kinda worn out
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well since I load up my dirt bikes to go riding at least once a week, plus I don't want to need to keep enough space available for the top when I do go riding or load something. I have seen the factory ford ones and I don't like how they bulge upwards in the center since those cross sections are arched. Anyone having problems with the snaps? I don't mind drilling to install either, just looking for MPG increases and if it cost more than 200 bucks it will be a while before I get the benefit of having it on. THanks
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Extang FullTilt Tool Box Tonneau Cover here.


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NICE!!! i want 1 of them soooooo bad!
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I have the lund Genesis tri fold tonneau cover, i love it! in the winter i do not have to worry about it shrinking and not snapping back on, easy to install, clamps in the back.

http://www.truckaddons.com/Catalog/s...nd_trifold.htm
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I have a truxedo with the velcro straps. Love it, can't complain. Rolls up easy and closes back up in a second. Had it for a year now, velcro is still strong and it looks like new when I wash it.
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i am thinking of getting one also instead of a toolbox... if u have an over the rail style boxliner does it need to be replaced by an under the rail style boxliner first?
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mmmm extang Fulltilt...








comes off in sec. un pop those gas shocks.. lift up at a 45deg angle and pull off... i have never touched the snaps on this thing since the day i bought it...

best one out there IMO...

i have a cheap ford one that is old and broke but it still works!
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Access Roll up cover! Best of both worlds, the Good looks of a soft cover without the unusabilit of a tilt or a snap cover. It rolls to the front in about 10 seconds and closes just as fast. It also has a life time warranty.

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I also have the access roll up. Very nice cover but cost around 400. The customer service is very good also. I broke a part on it loading a flat into my truck and they replaced it free of charge no questions asked!
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i have one same as hazzardjohn's and it is the best looks good and keeps everything dry
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mine is a Lund and i have no complaints about it

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I've got an Extang Blackmax that I beat the hell out of.. Great cover.. It's starting to crack and whatnot because I don't maintain it, and I actually am taking it off now permanently anyway.. If I get another cover, I'd probably go with the same one that Zach has..
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I got a snap on one, bought it from the dealer when i bought my truck, they installed it, but since then ive taken it off and put it back on. Very simple to do.
Just IMO dont get snaps. There just a PITA to snap on and off all the time, esp if you just need it off for a quick load or something.
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Access Roll up cover! Best of both worlds, the Good looks of a soft cover without the unusabilit of a tilt or a snap cover. It rolls to the front in about 10 seconds and closes just as fast. It also has a life time warranty.



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Looks like I have the same one John did. I love it. Gives the bed a nice look when it's empty and rolls up in no time. If you need more room.
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my extang came off today and is in the garage and wont be going on for a long time
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i have the access cover aswell. very nice looking, easy to roll up and lifetime warranty. best thing i have bought for my truck.
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i hate my snap cover... its fallin apart and startin to look like sh*t... i just dont have over 500 to shell out for a locking cover
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