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cz413

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does anyone know where to buy the cheapest tonneau cover I can get?

I don’t care if it’s a soft cover, which I’m sure it will be.

I can’t find anything less than $300
 



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Paul Fithian

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Look on Craigslist for a hard tonneau. I got mine for $50.
 






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I got a soft tri fold off CL for $80. Getting harder to find as these trucks are disappearing quickly it seems.
 






cz413

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Will 2nd Gen Sport Trac bed covers fit a First Gen?

I seem to find more later models on craigslist.
 






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^ No. 2007-10 (Gen 2) ST has a slightly larger bed.
 






cz413

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^ No. 2007-10 (Gen 2) ST has a slightly larger bed.

That's unfortunate.

Sort of unrelated question.....

Are camper shells built for specific models of trucks? Or are they sort of made to a certain dimension and fit different model trucks?

(ie: do different toppers fit different model/make of trucks?)
 






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Yes, and yes. Up until maybe 20 years ago, an 8' bed was an 8' bed and toppers/shells were pretty much universal. Recent trucks probably take a topper/shell specifically made for that model and year. A topper for a 1st Gen Sport Trac won't fit anything else, and vice versa.

I checked Craigslist every day for a year and a half before I found a topper for my '02 ST five years ago. Found 2 in the same week for my '01 this last spring. I have a factory hard tonneau and a flat 1 pc hard cover I'd sell, but I'm in Iowa.
 






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