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Does anyone know who makes a bed cover for the 07 tundra. I want a roll up type, but not vinyl to much maintanence. Any input would be great.
 

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Check out AUTOANYTHING.com, they are advertizing the BAK folding system. For me, I'm waiting for better ones!!!!:(
 

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You can have this cover;



It smells of urine to me.

Just kidding; google 2007 Tundra Bed cover.
 

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I had an Aerocover on my 2002 Tacoma. It was a hard 3-section cover which was made of tough auto-grade fiberglass and polymer blend. Each section could be opened and locked independently and you could drive with 1, 2, or all 3 panels on. I had done dozens of hours of research and talked to a lot of shops before selecting it, and in my opinion it was the best hard cover ever made. It held up great, kept water out, was quick and easy to install / remove, no drilling, strong, no maintenance, and kept the truck secure as it was nearly 1/2" thick and locked the tailgate by extending over the top edge. A lot of custom shops which inspected it were very impressed and wanted to know who made it. Unfortunately the manufacturer stopped making it because they were losing money on it at $600 per unit, and when they raised the price high enough to cover costs ($800+) there weren't enough people that would buy it.

Since getting my Tundra DC almost two months ago I have been searching for a similar cover. The closest I could find was the Top Dawg model which unfortunately is not out for the 2007 Tundra yet. Also, the Tundra bed sits so high off the ground that I can't access the bed by reaching over the side rails (at least without steps) so this makes the front opening sections mostly unusable. As a result I decided that I still wanted a hard folding cover with all the same properties but I didn't need the front sections to open independently.

The best product I could find was the BAKflip model which is available for the new Tundra right now. The best price I could find on the BAKflip was $636 plus shipping on the web but then someone mentioned Real truck.com in another post. I checked them out and took advantage of several deals: 7% off with coupon code "TOY", free shipping on orders over $500, and a free $30 gift card for ordering the BAKflip model. Total price paid $562.13 shipped with no tax and minus the gift card which I will use to get some other stuff. I will install it as soon as it arrives and take detailed pics to post on the forum. The only issue I am not certain about is whether I will need to remove the deck rails to install it. I am fairly certain that I can avoid this by using alternate clamps but if I have to remove the rails then I won't mind too much - the bed has 4 D-ring tie down spots anyway and these were all I ever needed in the Tacoma.
 

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The only issue I am not certain about is whether I will need to remove the deck rails to install it. I am fairly certain that I can avoid this by using alternate clamps but if I have to remove the rails then I won't mind too much - the bed has 4 D-ring tie down spots anyway and these were all I ever needed in the Tacoma.
I also have a bakflip on order which is due next Tues. It is my understanding that the rails of the bakflip attach to the multi-track rail system, making them useless for using the sliding tiedowns. Is this the same rail system that you are talking about? It does not matter to me that it makes the rails not usable because like you stated I would use the D-ring tie downs. The rail system was the only accessory that came on the truck that I would not have ordered if I had it to do over.
 

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Great. I'd love to find out how the Bakflip works for you (and I have the Toytoa deck rail accessory on my longbed DCab). I put a Pergaon cover on my Superduty and it was a mess. Fundamentally sound concept but terrible in execution and daily use. When I open a cover I want to be able to load pipe or well casing over the side without worrying about some flimsy aluminum rail getting bent in the process. I'd like it to open clean but a vinyl/velcro cover is right out. I am also intalling two Genave tool boxes on each side of the bed at the tailgate (my favorite kind of toolbox) and the Tundra's extra bed depth will offer superior for toolbox top clearance with a cover compared to domestics.

P.S. For sale: Aluminum Peragon bed cover for longbed F-250 I removed when I gave the truck to my foreman.
 

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I also have a bakflip on order which is due next Tues. It is my understanding that the rails of the bakflip attach to the multi-track rail system, making them useless for using the sliding tiedowns. Is this the same rail system that you are talking about?
Based on everything I have read and the installation video on the BAKflip site, it seems almost certain that the Toyota factory deck rails will need to be removed to install the BAKflip cover rails. I think the primary reason is that the BAKflip "C" clamps are designed to sit directly under the bed lips which is exactly where the Toyota factory deck rails are mounted.

The BAKflip manufacturer states that the factory deck rails on similar vehicles have to be removed or remounted an inch or so lower than normal in order to make room for the cover rails and clamps. This may not be possible or desired on the Tundra so I came up with some other options just in case, such as using my own special clamps or possibly cutting some notches in the factory deck rails to make room for the BAKflip clamps but still allow the tie down cleats to remain fixed in shorter sections of track. I used special clamps on my Aerocover installation on the 2002 Tacoma and it worked great - fortunately I saved those clamps when my truck was totaled so I may be able to reuse them. A bonus to using the special clamps is that they also serve as additional tie down points - not that I need two dozen tie downs anyway... :)
 

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My concern is plugging the holes that are left when you take the rails off. I am thinking that I could get little plastic plugs from Lowes or Home Depot.
 

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My concern is plugging the holes that are left when you take the rails off. I am thinking that I could get little plastic plugs from Lowes or Home Depot.
Good point. I really hope to work around it and leave the rails on even if I have to modify them. If not then I guess I would plug the holes with the original factory bolts - perfect fit plus I won't lose them if I need them later. :) Also, with a waterproof bed cover on most of the time I am not worried about a few small holes in the side bed walls. There are actually at least two unused and fairly large holes from the factory anyway.
 

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Good point. I really hope to work around it and leave the rails on even if I have to modify them. If not then I guess I would plug the holes with the original factory bolts - perfect fit plus I won't lose them if I need them later. :) Also, with a waterproof bed cover on most of the time I am not worried about a few small holes in the side bed walls. There are actually at least two unused and fairly large holes from the factory anyway.
This is true about the factory holes. My Access cover was delayed again but is supposed to ship next week.
 

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Based on everything I have read and the installation video on the BAKflip site, it seems almost certain that the Toyota factory deck rails will need to be removed to install the BAKflip cover rails. I think the primary reason is that the BAKflip "C" clamps are designed to sit directly under the bed lips which is exactly where the Toyota factory deck rails are mounted.

The BAKflip manufacturer states that the factory deck rails on similar vehicles have to be removed or remounted an inch or so lower than normal in order to make room for the cover rails and clamps.

IF you look at the info and pictures at the Bak website and go to the Tacoma+05 and Tundra 07 information, it looks to me that the rails from bakflip mount to the exsiting rails. It states "The covers have specially made hardware that fits directly into the the Deck Rail System without any modifications to your truck."
"BakFlip Tonneau Cover - Installation

I would be interested in what you come up with. Please post and let us know what you come up with once you get yours installed.
 

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Lemon lib can you post more pics of your retrax rolled up please? I was wondering how much room it takes rolled up? Also did you have factory deck rails? If so did you have to modify anything?

Lastly where did you get and how much?

It looks nice!!! I had an ARE cover on F-250 and the tonneaus are not as flexible as what you there......trying to decide what to buy for my Crewmax limited on the way...
 

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If you look at the info and pictures at the Bak website and go to the Tacoma+05 and Tundra 07 information, it looks to me that the rails from bakflip mount to the exsiting rails.
Thanks for the link. The info I had been looking at was on "bakliner.com" but the info you found is on "bakfliptonneaucover.com" and it is different. They appear to be the same manufacturer and product so I wonder why they have different websites with different info? I do hope that the cover comes with the custom bolts that slide into the deck rail system - that would make it even easier and quicker to install or remove at any time. The only possible problem is that the cover rails might block some or all of the deck rail and if so then you can't use the deck rails for tie down cleats. If this is the case then I would prefer to use the clamp method so I could work around it with special clamps and still use my deck rails. I will post detailed pics of the install process after it arrives. Hope to have the product here and installed within the week.
 

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We have Retrax installed on a DBL Cab Reg Bed at our dealership and it takes up in the ballpark 8-12 inches I believe rolled up. It works really nice with the locking tailgate to secure cargo.

My sales manager says he's got one in his garage that's mine if it fits my truck when it comes in next week. I'm also getting Line-X and custom dual exhaust.
 

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IF you look at the info and pictures at the Bak website and go to the Tacoma+05 and Tundra 07 information, it looks to me that the rails from bakflip mount to the exsiting rails. It states "The covers have specially made hardware that fits directly into the the Deck Rail System without any modifications to your truck."
"BakFlip Tonneau Cover - Installation

I would be interested in what you come up with. Please post and let us know what you come up with once you get yours installed.
Excellent! :tu:

That's precisely what I was looking for. When I need to use the bed for outsized items, I can remove the cover and all hardware and use the rails for mounting a net or such (bed divider, etc.) as required.

And in an unexpected situation (say, picking up a stranded motorcycle), you could stack the panels in the bed, or maybe even put them in the back of the doublecab, which is an advantage over a one-piece. Perfect, and gives the truck even more of a "swiss army knife" behavior. :D

Agreed about install info. Could anyone who gets one of these (I don't have my truck yet! :rolleyes: ) post some pics of how the hardware installs?
 

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I will post detailed pics of the install process after it arrives. Hope to have the product here and installed within the week.
Wileetundra,
Received my Bakflip today. Good news and not so good news. Good news- I really like this cover, easy to install, I like the looks, opens all the way or part the way, flips up out of the way, etc..
Not so good news- it didn't come with the right rails to go with my rail system. Talked to Bak and they will be sending the right ones as soon as they are available...within a week or two. So I just removed the multi-rail system and installed with the clamps until the other rails arrive.
 

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It looks perfect!!!The only thing though it looks like it uses the deck rail system so when you put on the cover the locking chanel is blocked,is this true?
 

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It looks perfect!!!The only thing though it looks like it uses the deck rail system so when you put on the cover the locking chanel is blocked,is this true?
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I think the answer to your question is true. Like I said mine did not come with the right rails (they will be out in a week or two) and talking with Bak the correct rails will cover the deck rail system. The way I look at it, if I want to use the rail system I will probably not use the cover. Remove 6 nuts and the cover rail system comes off and you have the use of your deck rail system.
 
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