New Tonneau Cover
July 26, 2017
I got a new tonneau cover for the truck. The old one
was never great. Fighting the "hoops" to get them
on, and fighting the vinyl cover (especially in cold weather)
was a pain in the neck. The biggest pain was the rear bar
that would not stay down. The clips that were supposed to
hold it in place didn't last more than a few weeks. (This was
an Xtang is you want to know). Xtang did replace the first
one for free, and it lasted a while, but eventually started
I also had to worry about getting a
large snow load on it as that could buckle the hoops. That
happened once on the one I had on the F250. So I had made a
prop to help hold a snow load, but you had to remember to put
it in place.
So I bought a new tri-fold "hard" cover.
It has aluminum panels. It fits great, it clamps down tight.
It doesn't leak rain water.
|This is what I see
through the rear view mirror. It looks good and it's not
flapping in the breeze.
|Looks good. Fits great. Very
easy to use. And I can lock the tail gate and keep