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Old 02-16-2011
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Wanting extra space.

Has anybody installed a cap and made a pass through to the cab and topper?
I'm looking at this idea as my single cab is getting too small for the family. I don't want to sell it so if I had a pass through I could access things in the back and possibly mount some seats back there. (would have to check the local laws).
Would like to remove the back window on the truck and also the topper and install an accordian style gasket with clips on both sides.
I'm I smoking crack on this one guys?
Any help would be appreciated.

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Paul

BTW my truck is a 2008 XL 2wd.
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I'm sure its been done before, in theory it works, the back window is a PITA to get out, but if you can do it right, i'm sure you can make it work.
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Only concern I'd have is getting the interior up to temperature in the winter . . . that's a lot of cab to heat. Plus if just knocking out the back window, the heated air won't pass through to the cap all that easy.
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I was thinking two bucket seats and console for the back with an auxillary heater. Do a bed carpet and maybe a spray on insulation inside the cap.
I should just buy a different vehicle right??
This sucks I like my truck
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run a bench seat back there with an aux heater. make it like a bronco.
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and when somebody tbones your truck on the bedside and it crumbles you wont have to worry about space cuz there will be less people in your family to have to transport in your new vehicle.

honestly..? i dont want to criticize, but no part of what you asked sounded like a good idea.

buy a new vehicle if you need the space. if you cant afford a new one, sell your truck and buy an old one that can safely seat your family.

I wouldnt put a dog in the back of a pick up bed.
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I agree with bonez... buy an SUV if that's what you need.
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^this
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I'd just get a bigger vehicle.
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