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Old 01-24-2019, 07:58 AM
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The cover just simply isn't long enough for the bed.
I agree! Looking at the picís in the first post, itís clear that the cover is not covering enough of the tailgate. Thatís either the wrong cover for that truck or something went haywire with the manufacturing.
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Old 01-24-2019, 11:24 AM
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Heck, i thought it was a common problem, but after reading the replies, inspires me to re examine the mounting and such, maybe i screwed up...
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My rails come all the way back to the gate, which in turn pushes that rubber gasket against the tailgate when closed.
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Old 01-25-2019, 09:40 AM
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thanks for the pics, now i see why mine leaks. I installed mine with the rubber stops on the tracks, pressed directly against the front of the cab and i have it adjusted as afar back as adjustment allows. im wondering if i unbolt the tracks and slide them down a little, if it will leave a gap in the front...
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My rails come all the way back to the gate, which in turn pushes that rubber gasket against the tailgate when closed.
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I have the same tonneau and have always closed it differently. I first close the tailgate and then close the tonneau. That rubber flap is pressed tightly against the top of the tailgate. I guess both ways do the same trick.
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thats the way i originally tried to keep the seal, but couldnt keep it above the tailgate so water would run off. i dont remember if i tried closing tailgate before trying to latch the cover, ill give that a try... I thought the tailgate was suppose to be closed after cover was latched.

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Old 01-26-2019, 02:21 PM
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thats the way i originally tried to keep the seal, but couldnt keep it above the tailgate so water would run off. i dont remember if i tried closing tailgate before trying to latch the cover, ill give that a try... I thought the tailgate was suppose to be closed after cover was latched.
It had to be the wrong model, or mounted wrong. Mine will have been on there mounted this way for 11 years this year.
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I really like mine. Bought it for $20 off craigslist.
I have heard that their customer service is great also, if you would ever have a warranty issue.
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After reviewing replies well now im feeling a little silly, i latched it 'after' the tailgate was closed and the seal stays on top allowing water to run off. before i was closing tailgate after it was latched and thats when the water kept running in...

but from pulling on the seal so much, it started to tear, now i need new seal, any recommendations?
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