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post #1 of 5 Old 07-26-2008, 05:59 AM Thread Starter
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Rising Tonneau Cover

Okay I wasn't sure where i should put this thread and it isn't truck specific so i put it here.

Anyways i have a tonneau cover that hinges in the front like a normal tonneau cover, And i wanted to know how to convert it to a rising straight up tonneau cover. I know i would probably need sometime of linear actuator and some type of track system.

If anyone could shed some light on the subject it would be great

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post #2 of 5 Old 07-26-2008, 06:01 AM
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Thats exactly what you would need. What are your plans that you want to make it a rising one

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I dont know yet. I dont know if the actuators will actually support the tonneau cover all by themselves or i would have to fab up a a rail or something so they dont fall over on them selves. And at 100$ a peice i was looking at only using 2 one on each side.

But they could collapse forward or backward thats why i might need a very stiff rail system


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Maybe someone has a article or how to on one.


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Just a Bump come on nobody has seen one of them rising covers or has one?


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