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Old 06-03-2014, 09:22 AM   #1
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Not exactly towing: Cover for Tacoma P/U

I am interested in buying a cover for the bed of my pickup.

I want something that will be pretty secure at a campground, waterproof (more or less) on the road, but that will also allow me to remove it easily for carrying the higher-than-the-siderails occassional loads. The versions I've see are the snap-on-tarp kind, the full-size hard cover shell, the slatted ones that fold up, and of course the conestoga wagon ones. Any experience or suggestions?
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Old 06-03-2014, 09:38 AM   #2
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I use the Bestop EZ Roll Tonneau Cover. I don't know if that would be secure enough for you as it is a soft top type cover. I like it because I can roll it up and secure it to the front of the bed should I need to carry anything larger than the top of the siderails. Very easy to install. I got mine at Amazon.
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Old 06-04-2014, 06:28 AM   #3
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We went with a Fold-a-cover from Steffens Automotive on our F150. I've tried all sorts of covers over the years on several different trucks and I'm most impressed with this one over any other.

Not inexpensive, but very well built, secure, it fit's very well, is basically waterproof, and is easy to fold out of the way when necessary. My favorite feature is the available built-in toolbox under the front panel. That was always my quandary with other covers-how to have a toolbox without dragging a box from inside the bed every time I needed something.

Check it out, it's a great product.
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Old 06-04-2014, 08:41 AM   #4
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I have had great service from the Access brand cover. Quite waterproof and it has been from -30 with ice/snow to 125 in Arizona. Mine is now 7 years old. Very secure and rolls up for oversize stuff.
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For me - a "Cap" or "Topper" was the better solution than a tonneau cover or similar device.

The Cap\Topper I have purchased was the same manufacturer and model for two different trucks.

2011 4x4 Crew cab F-350 SRW
2013 4x4 Mega cab Ram 2500HD

ARE's "Z-Series" caps\toppers were worth every bit and I have been very happy with paint "color" matching, finish & features to include the security of items I store in the bed of my truck.

Z Series Truck Caps : A.R.E. Truck Caps and Tonneau Covers
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Old 06-08-2014, 10:07 PM   #7
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For me - a "Cap" or "Topper" was the better solution than a tonneau cover or similar device.

The Cap\Topper I have purchased was the same manufacturer and model for two different trucks.

2011 4x4 Crew cab F-350 SRW
2013 4x4 Mega cab Ram 2500HD

ARE's "Z-Series" caps\toppers were worth every bit and I have been very happy with paint "color" matching, finish & features to include the security of items I store in the bed of my truck.

Z Series Truck Caps : A.R.E. Truck Caps and Tonneau Covers

Topper and hard covers are nice, but the original question was for a roll up bed cover so he could haul tall stuff and still cover his goodies. There are some good ones out there including Access, Tuxedo, and some slide-ups.
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