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Old 11-10-2010, 05:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Check out this Dakota's aero shell..

Saw this on the way home last Tuesday..

nice work..

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Old 11-10-2010, 06:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Start cutting and tweaking 6061 -T6 aluminum angles, a couple of 4'x8' sheets of clear lexan and a box of Rivnuts. Medium-toothed band/jigsaw blades, so you don't clog up.
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Old 11-10-2010, 08:44 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Nice catch. Maybe a lurker in our midst.

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Old 11-10-2010, 09:56 PM   #6 (permalink)
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looks pretty clean


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Looks a bit like mine. Straight to the top of the tailgate.

Too steep an angle, I'd bet.
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Assuming 80" bed I'd guess 15 degrees.

That may be too steep for reattachment as Big Dave suggests. (Tufts would be wicked easy to do given transparency.) Regardless, it beats open bed, and cannot be worse than flat tonneau. Looks like good bang for the buck to me. ABA data would be the icing.

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Good find, Chris.

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