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Old 04-11-2015, 11:31 PM   #1
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My new TV!

Took a bus up to Dallas today and returned home in a new 2015 Chevy Colorado LT V6, in cyber gray. It wasn't the only consideration, but the most obvious one in the mid-size bracket. I also looked at full-sizes, but in the end my decision was based on price, fuel economy, tow capacity and size (in that order).
I've only driven it for three hours and im loving this truck. Can't wait to see how it tows!
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Old 04-12-2015, 12:50 AM   #2
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Congrats. Be nice to hear some real world experiences.
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Old 04-12-2015, 12:45 PM   #3
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Sigh, yet another vehicle with more ponies and torque than my Frontier, while getting better mpg.

Besides that, what cab/ bed combo did you choose? Are you thinking shell or tonneau cover?
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Old 04-12-2015, 01:17 PM   #4
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Crew cab, short bed. Surprisingly roomy in the rear seats, more so than a double cab Silverado. I would have preferred the long bed but my wife prefers maneuverability. I absolutely want a tonneau cover, but shy at spending another 500 - 1k. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-12-2015, 01:24 PM   #5
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Personally like my Bakflip G2 but there are a ton of great choices out there.
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Old 04-12-2015, 01:35 PM   #6
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Like Bruce, I have the Bakflip G2 and really, really like it. Tonneaus are a different story for those of us towing 5ers and the G2 fits the bill for me
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Old 04-12-2015, 03:42 PM   #7
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I have a hard fiberglass tonneau manufactured by ARE. They are molded to match the hood of the truck and custom painted to match the color. They have various grades but the top of the line was $1500.00. Anyway, it doesn't leak water but some dust gets in. Loren.
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Old 04-12-2015, 04:32 PM   #8
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I sold my last tonneau cover on craigs list $100- check your local ads
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Being on the cheap side I went with an Extang Trifecta. Working just fine, easy on and off.
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Old 04-13-2015, 01:33 AM   #10
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They have quite a few that fit the Colorado from realtruck.com. Has anyone ordered from them? I see some very decent ones for under $300. I will also look at craigslist.
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