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Old 03-25-2012, 07:31 PM
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Default BakFlip vs Flex

Here are a few more differences to consider:

BAKFLIP VS FLEX

BakFlip front panel automatically latches Flex front panel does not latch automatically. (Flex has no slam latches on front panel. (patent violation)
BakFlip can open fully from either side Flex cannot open front from passenger side (patent violation)
BakFlip does not block 3rd brake light Flex does block 3rd brake light (cannot lean past 90 degrees - patent violation)
BakFlip can handle impact from load shifts Flex cannot handle impact
BakFlip rails have install guides on top edge Flex rails have no edge support (patent violation)
Bakflip handles over 400 lbs Flex rails can't handle same weight (patent violation - rails have no range support)
BakFlip Has aluminum substructure (stronger) Flex has light-weight substructure
BakFlip can drive open at freeway speeds Flex cannot drive open at freeway speeds
BakFlip - larger drain tubes (7/8 OD) Flex - smaller drain tubes
BakFlip takes up less space in truck bed Flex takes up more space in bed
BakFlip - OEM approved Flex - Not OEM approved (not fmvss certified)
BakFlip hs Injection molded handles Flex has raw unfinished handles
BakFlip has Emergency release Flex has No emergency release
BakFlip Works with BakBox toolbox Flex has No toolbox option
BakFlip works with CS rack system Flex has No rack option
BakFlip F1 4 year warranty Fibermax 3 year Flex - 3 year warranty
Bakflip has an original patented design Flex is a Nock off - unproven over time.
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