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    Truck accessory suggestions???

    I am looking into getting few accessories for my truck more specifically, a bed cover and side steps, I was wondering if anyone had a suggestion of a place to go, both pricing and service-wise.



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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    As far as bed covers go, I went with a Roll-N-Lock cover. It's a bit pricey (~$1k) but it has stood up to some abuse. It's also lockable, so I can put stuff in the back and lock it up like a trunk. Comes in handy! Plus, since it automatically rolls itself up, it's easy to open and close by myself.

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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    I vote for cardinal & gold neon lights.



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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    I think Hawkeye Truck in Des Moines does a solid job



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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    Quote Originally Posted by CtownCyclone View Post
    As far as bed covers go, I went with a Roll-N-Lock cover. It's a bit pricey (~$1k) but it has stood up to some abuse. It's also lockable, so I can put stuff in the back and lock it up like a trunk. Comes in handy! Plus, since it automatically rolls itself up, it's easy to open and close by myself.

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    This does look very cool, but a little bit $$$ for my taste, I was leaning more toward the Truxsedo cover.



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    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    I think Hawkeye Truck in Des Moines does a solid job
    This is the only one I have looked into so far.



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    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    I think Hawkeye Truck in Des Moines does a solid job
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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    Quote Originally Posted by jburke View Post
    This does look very cool, but a little bit $$$ for my taste, I was leaning more toward the Truxsedo cover.
    One note from my experience with my F150. I wanted a bed cover, but wanted something I could take off totally by-myself if I was hauling bulk items like dirt/mulch. I went with the tri'fold design shown in link. It was less expensive (around 800 I remember), and it is lightweight for removal, but it's not passing my durability test. Billed as a hard-top, the surface will indent easily, especially when hot out. Also, the rubber moisture barrier gasket on the underside of the cover is starting to split in places. Looks ratty.

    Given the # of yrs I tend to own a truck, I wish I would have shelled out a few more bucks. At least I would not by this brand again.

    Soft Tonneau Covers Solid Folding | The Solid Fold Tonneau by Extang



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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    I think Hogue's in Ames sells covers too.



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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    Truck Accessorizer.com | Contact Information

    I have ordered from this place online a couple times. Have not been to their place in Evansdale before though. I have a truxedo roll up cover on my truck. Can come completely off in short order putting it back on takes about 45 mins once you have done it a couple times.

    I also ordered nerf bars for my truck from them too.



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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
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    Can come completely off in short order putting it back on takes about 45 mins once you have done it a couple times.
    45 mins!?!?!? Honey, I'm going to be late, I gotta put the truck cover on.



    Although, if you can swing it, it'd be a good excuse to allow for a beer stop on the way home.



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    Quote Originally Posted by 00clone View Post
    45 mins!?!?!? Honey, I'm going to be late, I gotta put the truck cover on.



    Although, if you can swing it, it'd be a good excuse to allow for a beer stop on the way home.
    45 mins if you completely remove it from the truck. I rarely have to do that. It only takes seconds to open and close it.



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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    Quote Originally Posted by cytech View Post
    45 mins if you completely remove it from the truck. I rarely have to do that. It only takes seconds to open and close it.

    Ahh, read it wrong. Thought it was a typo, with you trying to say it took 45 seconds to fold it up and fold it back down.

    Carry on, as you were, apologies for the mis-intepolation.



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    Re: Truck accessory suggestions???

    Quote Originally Posted by jburke View Post
    I am looking into getting few accessories for my truck more specifically, a bed cover and side steps, I was wondering if anyone had a suggestion of a place to go, both pricing and service-wise.
    Everytime i see someone with chrome/blue truck nutts I immediately think "Man, whoever drives that must be super cool." So maybe I would look into that!



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