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Old 10-06-2015, 02:53 PM   #1
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Truck bed cover for 5th wheel

Are the 5th wheel hitches low enough to have a trip-fold tonneau cover?
I have a new Dodge Ram short bed and will have a new 5th wheel hitch installed in the bed (B&W). I don't want to drive around exposing the hitch to the elements when I'm not towing my trailer. What's my options? I would like to have something that will also cover some of my cargo in the bed if possible.
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Old 10-06-2015, 03:10 PM   #2
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I put on a Retrax roll top cover. I'm very happy with it. It's not as water tight as I led myself to believe, but overall - it satisfies our need for a "trunk" with having 2 kids.
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Old 10-06-2015, 03:25 PM   #3
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I use the Lund roll up. I have a toolbox in front of the 5th wheel, allows access. Been on for 5 years and still looks good.
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Old 10-07-2015, 01:58 AM   #4
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No problem with a tri fold that sits on top of bed rails


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Old 10-07-2015, 08:08 AM   #5
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I saw the ti-folds at the Dodge dealer, but they were like $2000. Must have been made out of gold : )
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:20 AM   #6
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My tri-fold works great and costs $300
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:24 AM   #7
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earlbalentine I saw the ti-folds at the Dodge dealer, but they were like $2000. Must have been made out of gold : )

Find you a truck specialty shop. They will carry lots of different styles and price ranges. Later RJD
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:38 AM   #8
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I have a bak flip fold up cover works fine. It all depends on your hitch. Some handles on the hitch extend upward
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:47 AM   #9
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I use this one and have had good luck. On my second cover (Changed trucks)
TonnoPro Tonneau Cover, Tonno Pro Tri-Fold Tonneau
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Old 10-07-2015, 08:50 AM   #10
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My Extang Trifold was too tall folded for my 2008 GMC Sierra Short Bed with Pullrite 3300 slider hitch with rails. There was only about 2 inches clearance in turns and on uneven ground the camper hit the top.

I finally bought a 3 inch lift kit for the 3300 and it works perfectly even in turns on uneven ground.

http://www.amazon.com/PullRite-4408-.../dp/B001P2F34U
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