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Old 07-27-2018, 12:57 AM
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Hey guys just looking to hear some opinions about the ownership of the tonneau top. Was it worth the money? do you guys love the look? what do other people think? any problems with it? and is it possible to put it in our trunk or backseat? I'm assuming not but i'm not sure how big they are in person so let me know. Considering them as a first mod to the car.
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I love the looks. When I first got it, I had a hanging "shelf" positioned just above where the car is parked in my garage where I kept the tonneau, This made pretty easy to put on and take off without getting a 2nd set of hands to help. However, since I moved and now have a 4-post lift for my other toy, there really isn't a good place to store my tonneau that makes it easy to get on and off. Thus, I've not used it more than a hand full of times over the last 10 years. I do have a plan on rectifying this situation though, just haven't followed through on it yet.

Worth the money? YES.
Love the look? YES.
Complements from others? YES.
Problems? Minor cracking around the seat-belt cutouts, and squeaking noises from it bouncing up and down while driving. This has been pretty much mitigated by the support I built that goes under the middle and stiffens it up.
In-Car Storage? It will NOT fit in the trunk, but if separated at the middle, the two halves will fit in the back seat with the seat-back folded down (stacked on top of each other). I've not carried it this way, but you'd want to place a blanket between the 2 pieces to prevent scratching.
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Absolutely worth it. Itís all for aesthetics and style .
With that said, I only use it for car shows or when I know weather is very predictable and or car will always be in a generally safe area to Leave the top down.
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Are they light? how much would you say they'd weigh and do you have pictures of the support you made, how bad was the shaking while driving also thanks for the feedback guys.
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Iíd say they weigh 25lbs at most but thatís speculation.
I drove with windows up and cover on only up to 58mph and didnít notice drag or movement.
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Love mine!
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Are they light? how much would you say they'd weigh and do you have pictures of the support you made, how bad was the shaking while driving also thanks for the feedback guys.
Check this thread for some pictures I posted of my tonneau, including the support brace I fabricated.

While the squeaking was irritating, it wasn't so bad that it alone prompted me to build the support. I was more concerned about the stress the "trampolining" caused on the high stress areas around the seat-belt cutouts, which is where these are weak. I highly recommend some form of a support there. Mine slips under the front edge of the cover and sits in the rear seat cup-holders on the back of the center console.

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Okay will do thanks, i'm set on buying them soon.
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I think that looks pretty sharp. Wish they made something like that for the 5th gen camaro.
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Any people with the camaro?
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Do you guys with the tonneau covers still keep the stock boot cover around? Iím looking for one at a decent price with no success.
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Do you guys with the tonneau covers still keep the stock boot cover around? Iím looking for one at a decent price with no success.
I've kept the factory boot and its storage bag. I use it more than the tonneau, but not every time I drop the top. I hear that the boots show up on eBay every so often.
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I picked one up last year .
Plan is to vinyl wrap it since it will come off the car frequently.
I donít see value of getting it painted and risking getting scratches.
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I would have considered the tonneau but space is a problem for me. It would be cool to see it wrapped in stayfast (factory cloth).The stock boot is nice to but I rarely put it on.
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Hey guys just got a 95 camaro z28 looking for the plastic boot cover or website where those nice tonneau covers everyone is getting. Mine didnít have one. I dnt plan on putting the top up much 😬 thanks!
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Hey guys just got a 95 camaro z28 looking for the plastic boot cover or website where those nice tonneau covers everyone is getting. Mine didnít have one. I dnt plan on putting the top up much 😬 thanks!
BNC customs sells them if you want them new, if you want one for a better price used then join an fbody group on Facebook ex: fbody nation, or fbody empire, they're always for sell on there or try watching ls1tech marketplace they pop up once a while
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Originally Posted by Jessica Haymes View Post
Hey guys just got a 95 camaro z28 looking for the plastic boot cover or website where those nice tonneau covers everyone is getting. Mine didnít have one. I dnt plan on putting the top up much 😬 thanks!
theres a stock one for sale in classifieds
https://ls1tech.com/forums/market/1917282
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