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Need advice, Bed rail issue on the rugged E series

Discussion in 'Tonneau Covers, Caps and Shells' started by Fireman/68W, Mar 21, 2019.

  1. Mar 21, 2019 at 8:59 AM
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    Fireman/68W

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    Ran into a little snag with bed rails, not going to remove unless I have to. However their has got to be an adapter to make this fit. I think I got a good solution, but need the group thoughts on this.

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  2. Mar 21, 2019 at 10:08 AM
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    15whtrd

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    I don’t have the same cover but it looks like it mounts exactly the same as yours does. Mine came with and optional aluminum insert for my bed rails. I did not have to relocate my bed rails which I didn’t want to do anyways because I feel they won’t be as solid. These inserts slide right into the bed rails and you secure them with an Allen set screw.
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    This isn’t the brand of cover I have, but these look exactly like the adapters that were sent.
    My cover is a tyger trifold. But when I look in my Amazon search history it comes up as MaxMate.
     
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    Personally, I wouldn’t feel comfortable running it that way. I know Toyota makes the relocation brackets as well as a couple other manufacturers. I’d get a set and just install it as it should be.
     
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  4. Mar 21, 2019 at 10:10 AM
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    MaxMate Tri-Fold Truck Bed Tonneau Cover Works with 2014-2019 Toyota Tundra | Fleetside 6.5' Bed | for Models with or Without The Deckrail System https://www.amazon.com/dp/B011AO3CX6/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_Ht8KCbHPBXKVY

    This is a link to my cover. If you look at it it shows the same mounts that your cover has minus those little brackets that I’ve been telling you about. Just to be clear I did not have to relocate my bed rails.
     
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  5. Mar 21, 2019 at 10:13 AM
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    Seems like that is the perfect solution for the OP.
    I’m guessing you can still use the tie downs between each adapter as well.
     
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  6. Mar 21, 2019 at 10:17 AM
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    15whtrd

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    Yep I can still use the tiedowns. Those little brackets get installed at the very front of the bed and the very back. On the downside the only way to remove my cleats now is to remove the little bracket by loosening the set screw. So if I want them to be located on the front bed rail it’s a bit of a pain. I’ve been thinking of just buying a couple extra to leave them in place.

    On the plus side nobody can steal my bed cleats without a tiny Allen wrench LMFAO.
     
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  7. Mar 21, 2019 at 12:40 PM
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    Ha, you mean these things that were in the box? I earn the dumb ass award for the day..


    I appreciate all your help, I would have drilled and customized that rail. Glad I looked a little closer and glad that you pointed out the accessories lol
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  8. Mar 21, 2019 at 1:06 PM
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    They were there the whole time! I’m kind of a freak show about opening boxes. I find every little thing in them because of stuff like this. Glad you worked it out brother.
     

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