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Old 09-16-2006
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RF: I need your help. Truck options...

Well, my peice of **** Pace Edwards tonneau broke (again) and I'm throwing it in the garbage.

So, that leaves me with the question on what to do with the b ed of my truck. I'm looking for ideas for my truck.

Here's what I'm thinking.

1.)I don't use my bed alot, so a prerunner tire carrier would be cool, but I need one that lock really well, because around here, that would be gone in 10 mins. If I did this I would also Line-X my bed.
2.) I like the idea of tonneaus,but either all soft or all hard tonneaus won't help me. A hard tonneau would be okay, but they cost a lot.
3.) A topper might be okay, but I don't know if it will be "cool".

Any ideas guys? I'm just getting some checks from the gov't for Air Force training, so I'll have some money to play with...throw out anything that sounds interesting.

-Dane
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I think linex with a tool box that sits inside, under the rails. Then just pick up a CHEAP tire carrier and linex that too. I don't know if you ahve a full size spare, but I woudl suggest that also.

Me...I would do a tool box under the rails and then soft tonneau (like an extang roll up)
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Old 09-16-2006
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I've got a full size spare. 33". That soft top might be an idea. How much do soft tops run? And how much ould one of those tool boxes be?
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I say go with the tire carrier that sounds like the best
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fill it with dirt
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Heck yes!!!

really though, I like the tire carrier idea best... I use to have a hard tonneau but am no longer a big fan of them. Line-X is good stuff too!
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Soft tonneaus should be ~300
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I like the look of the topper, a nice one, LEER or A.R.E, and maybe a Tire Carrier. Reserch some locking nuts like Barri nuts from ExpeditionExchange.com or PangaeaExpeditions.com or something like that. Plus you can get tire carriers with locks on them. Then I would get the glossy black Rhino Liner, also
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You could do what n3elz did with his bed, He has a tool boc and then a spare tire carrier right behind the tool box.
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Old 09-17-2006
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line x, toolbox, and tire carrier = yum
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I personally like the topper idea but then again I'm biased toward them. But if not that I like the idea of the spare tire carrier and line-x.
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i say get one of those tri fold tonnues.... saw one of those yesterday in action and im in love, it would make things soo much easier..
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my extang roll up was $160 on ebay, brand new.
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i have a campershell for when it rains and **** when i finish my fender skirts for the rear then ill prolly rock it more.

back on topic get the tonneau, toolbox and spare tire all in one lol.
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