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Old 07-04-2011, 02:32 PM
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Default Got the cap on the truck last week

I ordered a Raider cap for my truck about a month ago, finally got it installed the past Thursday. It doesn't look as bad as I thought, I've actually had several strangers compliment me on the truck since it's been on. That being said, I wouldn't buy another Raider product; the fit at the front of the bed is pretty crappy, and it took the shop almost an hour to get the rear window adjusted so it would latch properly. For what these cost ($1,700 installed) I could have spent a few hundred more and got a top of the line A.R.E. Oh well, live and learn!

I also realized that now I have to get my front windows tinted...




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I agree...time for some tint!

I've had ARE, Leer and SnugTop. The Leer seemed to hold up the best, even in the harsh conditions of Wyoming.

The truck is lookin' good! What brand light bar are you running in the front?
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Thanks. I had an ARE Z Series on my last Ram and it was a well built, great fitting cap. I'm told that LEER makes the Raider line and sadly, the quality is lacking.

The lightbar is a Smittybilt; I did a fair amount of searching and it looks like they're just about the only ones that offer a light bar for the 1500's.
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Looks good but you're right, you can see where the fit is off in the front. Hopefully it will serve your purpose and not drive ya nuts! Love your truck though!

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Looks good but you're right, you can see where the fit is off in the front. Hopefully it will serve your purpose and not drive ya nuts! Love your truck though!

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It drives me nuts every time I look at it! I've been trying to think of a way to fix it but short of a new cap I guess I'm going to have to live with it...
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Love the truck. Clean and sleek
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It looks good. The only thing I don't like is how the lip on the tailgate sticks out.
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Thanks guys... got the tint done last week and I wish I'd have done it sooner! Aside from looking good it really helps with the sun and heat in the cab.

Not sure what you mean about the tailgate Juice... that's the way the tailgate is shaped.
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That topper looks really good on your truck, and I'm having trouble even seeing the fitment issue. I'd say you need to get a roof rack now with some more lights on top!!
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