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Help me decide

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by Jlreyes22, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. Jul 6, 2018 at 1:12 AM
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    Jlreyes22

    Jlreyes22 [OP] New Member

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    I’m in the market for a tundra tonneau cover. Just got me self a 2015 CM (for my wife) and need advice on brands and experiences. Looking to spend 200-600 maybe a bit more. All we will be using the bed for is a stroller and luggage’s on trips
     
  2. Jul 6, 2018 at 1:35 AM
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    ColoradoTJ

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    Are you looking for a soft or hard cover? Folding? Roll up?

    Welcome to the site and congrats on the new truck.
     
  3. Jul 6, 2018 at 6:29 AM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73

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    Welcome from Texas, one piece UNDERCOVER SE tonneau cover here, it came with the truck as I bought it used, if and when I need a washer or dryer it's a BIG no, if going on a trip small things luggage, Rubbermaids what not yes
     
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  4. Jul 6, 2018 at 6:34 AM
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    15whtrd

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    Id love a solid cover but i got a tyger soft trifold. Love it! Under 200 when I bought it.
     
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  5. Jul 6, 2018 at 12:14 PM
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    Jlreyes22

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    I wouldn’t mind the folding ones. A hard one piece would be a hustle for the wifey I believe
     
  6. Jul 6, 2018 at 3:23 PM
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    Capt J-Rod

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    Craigs list is your friend... Lots of trucks come with accessories that people take off. I Just installed a diamondback 270. It was 3x your budget, but it is BADASS!!!! Locks up like Fort Knox. It really depends on how long you plan to own the truck. I keep them 10 years so my ROI is a little easier to swallow.
     
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  7. Jul 6, 2018 at 3:59 PM
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    Trooper2

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    Welcome from TX.

    A solid cover is the best for keeping things dry. All others allow "some" water in the bed. The "some" depends on a few factors but it doesn't take much to get something wet a mildew.
     
  8. Jul 6, 2018 at 6:30 PM
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    Blueknights75

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    Have a tri fold Rugged 2 cover installed by dealer when I purchased my truck and absolutely love it.
     
  9. Jul 6, 2018 at 7:20 PM
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    Squatting Pigeon

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    Welcome to the forum!
    I have a smittybilt soft trifold cover and I'm very happy with it. It was $200 from summit racing.

    I had a gator covers (made by extang) soft trifold on my taco and was pretty happy with that one too.

    I will eventually upgrade to a hard trifold but what I have will work for the time being!
     
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  10. Jul 6, 2018 at 8:49 PM
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    15whtrd

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    These are my feelings as well. It’s about as safe as a convertible. If they want in they’re getting in. Hard cover is in my future but my soft cover works well for now.
     
  11. Jul 7, 2018 at 3:09 AM
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    chphilo

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    I have BAKFlip F1 hard trifold cover and it's an excellent cover. Hard cover makes it more secure and trifold makes it more flexible. Even when I carry several bikes, I don't need to take off the cover.

    I am not sure where the OP is located, but if you get snow, it may be painful during the snow season if you have a soft cover. My father-in-law came up to PA one winter with his soft tonneau cover. It snowed fair amount and we had to get out every couple of hours to clear the snow off the cover (so it won't cave in).
     

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