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truck cover, what do you use?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jekbrown, Jul 17, 2004.

  1. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    when my rig is doorless/topless/gateless I'd like to have a cover on it to keep dirt/sap/birdpoop/bug-crap/rain etc out of the interior when its sitting in the driveway. I figure any cover for a shortbed chevy truck would prolly work... question is, who makes a good inexpensive cover? I know there are $200 covers out there that will work, but I'm looking for a cheaper alternative. what do you guys use? where'd ya get it?

    tia!

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    Just a big plastic tarp. 13.99 at the local hardware place and I can throw it away when it gets to beat up.
     
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    Just a big plastic tarp. 13.99 at the local hardware place and I can throw it away when it gets to beat up.

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    Yep me too I close it in the doors then bungee down the sides and the back if it rains /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    I buy this cover at pep boys, ment for a short bed full size, 65.00 and has lasted 2 years /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    99cent brown diper /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
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    currently a trash bag and a half roll of grey tape since I'm not working on the truck its got taped up...
     
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    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    ok, maybe I should add one qualification... i live in a rented place and Im right next to a snooty rich-people housing development and so I dont want the cover to be all ghetto / white-trash style.

    ok, any new suggestions? /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif I'll check out pepboys...

    j
     
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    <font color="red"> im making one out of 1/8" aluminum to cover the bed and back of the cab. im just using the caps bolts to hold it down. the cab section will fold down and im using 1/8" lexan to make a nice window that will fold/slide straight down when u want some air circulation...i'll post pics when i finish it. </font>
     
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    ok, maybe I should add one qualification... i live in a rented place and Im right next to a snooty rich-people housing development and so I dont want the cover to be all ghetto / white-trash style.

    ok, any new suggestions? /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif I'll check out pepboys...

    j

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    Now he wants to get all fancy!!! j/k!

    Don't know of anything cheap and non ghetto.
     
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    <font color="red"> im making one out of 1/8" aluminum to cover the bed and back of the cab. im just using the caps bolts to hold it down. the cab section will fold down and im using 1/8" lexan to make a nice window that will fold/slide straight down when u want some air circulation...i'll post pics when i finish it. </font>

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    Woah! That sounds interesting, make sure you post pics when its done brother /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif
     

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