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2wankel


Hauling
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posted January 10, 2008 12:04 PM

Tonneau Covers

I searched and only 3 threads with barely any info.

Has anyone found a Tonneau Cover from another vehicle that can be modified to fit?

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Brad


Rotorhead
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posted January 10, 2008 01:21 PM
Edited By: Brad on 10 Jan 2008 13:45

No one has any that were specifically MADE for the REPU. Because it's such a rare gem.

But....

Dan had one that was plug and play no modification needed. a generic one from Pep Boys. I can't find it in their stores now, they're not a big seller and not stocked.

I have researched tonneaus and the 1980 shortbed Chevy Luv bed is very close. And, some Luv owners take a dodge dakota SPORT shortbed tonneau, the new high tech rail type, and shorten it a few inches where it meets the cab. They screwed the tonneau rails directly on top of the bed rails instead of clamping them to the bed rails.

The Saddleman brand, part# 92071-01 looks very promising. And is listed for the 77-84 Mazda shortbed, and the Luv shortbed.

http://www.autoenhance.com/whataretonneau.html These guys said to call them with measurements and they'll come up with something.

http://trucktoys4less.stores.yahoo.net/tonneaucovers22.html more choices

The dodge dakoda SPORT one the Luv guys use is here:
http://store.summitracing.com/partdetail.asp?autofilter=1&part=WLF%2D93%2D84061%2D01&N=700+0&autoview=sku





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2wankel


Hauling
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posted January 15, 2008 08:29 PM

Thanks Brad, I think I will try the Dakota Sport model in a couple of weeks.

       
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Draggin_2600i


Redlining
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posted January 16, 2008 07:52 PM

checkmate makes custom sized bed covers.. a tad pricey i think. but you can get em any size you want. flush mount style.


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rotarydave


Hauling
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posted January 20, 2008 04:17 PM

There was a cover specifically made for the REPU I have seen 2 of them I have to see if i can dig out the one that i have and try to lay it out for a good photo it should not be too hard to replicate

Dave

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