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Lifting the Topper with 12" Stroke Linear Actuators

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by Challenger1, Jun 19, 2019.

  1. Jun 19, 2019 at 1:14 PM
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    Challenger1

    Challenger1 [OP] Gramping

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    So..

    Current setup
    2016 CrewMax
    Leer 100XQ
    Decked Storage system.

    Ive been looking into "TopperEZlift" system.
    I would love to have more head room when needed.
    They don't seem to have an option that would work with my Decked System so I've beenn searching around and came across 12" actuators on Amazon.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00P4U556U/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A2TN19FHI2Z5KL&psc=1

    These would work perfectly i would need to measure again how much room i have.
    Right now deciding on the 12" or 8"

    Has anyone done this to their topper?

    I will try and add to this with pictures and a DIY if anyone else is interested..

    I will order the actuators today and have a crack at installation this weekend!

    Wish me luck!!

    Anyone that has done something like this already with any advise they'd like to share is greatly appreciate.

    TIA
     
  2. Jun 19, 2019 at 1:39 PM
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    Challenger1 [OP] Gramping

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    This is what is looks like now..

    3DBD24A9-00F6-46DB-992C-D66671399925.jpg


    This is how the Topper attaches to the bed..

    D6861A05-CE5C-4684-8607-E0F968FBBA59.jpg

    There are 4 openings on each corner.
    They go all the way down to the bed and is 22" from bottom to where the bed and Topper meet.
    IF i use these opening and mount the actuators in there i can use a much longer actuator..

    53405EE9-222F-421B-B2A9-164ADADEB9C7.jpg
     
  3. Jun 19, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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    reserved
     
  4. Jun 19, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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    reserved to add
     
  5. Jun 19, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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    another one
     
  6. Jun 20, 2019 at 3:02 PM
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    flinky14 If I'm the wife, who says no to new mods?

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    Watching closely ! Best of luck
     
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  7. Jun 20, 2019 at 3:26 PM
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    Parts ordered..waiting for delivery and hopefully it's going to work out as planned. Lol
     

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