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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-23-2014, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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How to seal truck cap

What do you guys use to seal your caps to the bed. I am geting water near the front and rear corners. My bed liner wraps over the front of the bed so should I cut that off before I reseal?
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-23-2014, 09:39 PM
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Re: How to seal truck cap

I've always seen self adhesive foam tape about 1/4" thick by 1 1/2" wide as a sealant.
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Re: How to seal truck cap

They usually recommend a below the rail bed liner for trucks with caps. I usually only get water in when I have a poor seal around the stake holes on top of the rails.

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 02-24-2014, 04:49 PM
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Re: How to seal truck cap

I always had a roll of tape like Wexford described, stick it to the truck and sit the cap on it......
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Re: How to seal truck cap

Its better to stick the foam tape to the cap. Otherwise your driving around with tape stuck on your bedrail when the caps not on.
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Re: How to seal truck cap

Pretty much what I've seen and had on mine. Bed liner below the rail and adhesive foam tape on the cap.

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Re: How to seal truck cap

use 6 hold down clamps. Double first 18" on side rails. These were tricks told to me by the founder of Ranger Truck Caps here in Greensburg.

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