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Old 01-03-2011, 12:27 AM   #15 (permalink)
Big Dave
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The Red Baron - '00 Ford F-350 XLT
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Solving the trig problem on my 24" deep bed with the cab top sitting another 24" above the bed rail, I came up with a 11 degree slope that stayed 8" above the tail gate.

My old bed cover was too steep (17 degrees) hitting right at the top of the tailgate, but it sure beat a flat tonneau.

If the bed were 8" deeper, a straight angled cover would have been just right.
2000 Ford F-350 SC 4x2 6 Speed Manual
4" Slam
3.08:1 gears and Gear Vendor Overdrive
Rubber Conveyor Belt Air Dam
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