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View Poll Results: canopy on or off?
keep canopy on 5 18.52%
take it off, build headache rack, and put in toolbox 22 81.48%
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Old 08-01-2009
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Which Looks Better?

Hey Guys,

I got this canopy for free and it serves me well, it is great for camping, but I hate the apperance it gives my truck. I'm wondering how you guys like it. On or off?

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Off, looks like a oldmans truck when its on. Just my opinion though. Why not just put it on when you need it and keep it off other times.
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Off, looks like a oldmans truck when its on. Just my opinion though. Why not just put it on when you need it and keep it off other times.
i will agree, total grandpa truck. well i still live with my parents and my dad doesnt want me to take it off as it will take up space and he thinks its cool. he wants me to overhaul it so the windows dont leak, and im like, you do it, im the one that hates it. idk what to do
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it looks way better without a camper shell. get a toolbox, and put a tent/sleeping bag in it lol

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Find some cheap used yakima or thule racks on craigslist and throw them on there, and build a cheap hoist to pick it up.
That way just run it when you go camping. I love the functionality of a cap, but only use them if they are matched well like mine. Having said that, I still like the look of the truck better with it off.
The functionality outweighs the look in my case.
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The functionality outweighs the look in my case.


that is true, because like i daid, when we go camping it is very nice. but that is the only time i use it. i need to find somewhere to keep it. i might be able to keep it at my buddies place
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sale the camper cover to edgeman4.0 he said he was looking for one
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i cant sell it
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lol is this a serious question? I don't think I've ever seen a truck that looked better with a topper, they all look like crap to me. I say take it off, put in a toolbox, and be done with it. Headache racks are stupid looking too.
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your lucky you can take your topper off, :( lol
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lol is this a serious question? I don't think I've ever seen a truck that looked better with a topper, they all look like crap to me. I say take it off, put in a toolbox, and be done with it. Headache racks are stupid looking too.
well i want a headache rack, i think they are badass

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your lucky you can take your topper off, :( lol
that sucks. i have seen alot of bII's that have the rear of the cab cut off lol
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I think you'll like it better if it were painted to match.
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Find some cheap used yakima or thule racks on craigslist and throw them on there, and build a cheap hoist to pick it up.
That way just run it when you go camping. I love the functionality of a cap, but only use them if they are matched well like mine. Having said that, I still like the look of the truck better with it off.
The functionality outweighs the look in my case.
I totally agree. I never take mine off as I use it fairly often. It has to match though. A white shell on a nice silver truck looks like ***. I'd keep it on if it matched.
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I think you'll like it better if it were painted to match.
i would agree, but i just dont like it. im going to find a way to get it off of the Silver Bullet, but still keep it for hunting, fishing, and camping
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im thinkin on building a cargo rack, mount some lights to it, and then it would look better when its on, and cover the windows with decals lol
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Sell it. I only like caps on lifted trucks.
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Paint it to match and then put Thule bars on it.

Then I say leave it on.
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Take it off. I am also taking mine off dont like it only old people drive with camper shells
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I like it. I think your truck looks better with the cap than without it.
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Take it off. I am also taking mine off dont like it only old people drive with camper shells
You calling me old?
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Take it off. I am also taking mine off dont like it only old people drive with camper shells
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You calling me old?
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You calling me old?
well due to the fact that he is only 14 and cant drive his truck yet, i would say yes, he is calling you old. but he forgot that you are old enough to pack a gun
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should throw a bug shield on therre to protect your windshield...lol just kidding man...imo if you lift it keep it, and if its stay stock i'd still hold onto it and use it when ever you need it
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im not lifting at any point of my ownership of this vehicle, maybe 2" coils up front, i will just keep it on and it will look better when i get new wheels/tires and build a cargo rack for it, thanks guys
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