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Old 02-18-2007, 12:05 PM   #1
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CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends..... I thought I'd share this since I know I am not the only one out there with broken gas strut ends !

For anyone with a Checkmate tonneau cover with worn out struts or broken ball socket ends, brackets or seals.... I found the website that CheckerPro uses to purchase their hardware from !

Austin Hardware And Supply 1-800-821-3520 http://www.austinhardware.com/

Ball sockets #GS-10MM-PEF 6MM $2.30 each -----> http://www.austinhardware.com/product.asp?dept%5Fid=359&pf%5Fid=1312






Struts #AVMSE850-PS130 40 (select 40 pound) $15.25 each -----> http://www.austinhardware.com/product.asp?dept%5Fid=253&pf%5Fid=2360



A= 23.03" Extended Length
B= 14.53" Compressed Llength
C= 8mm Shaft Diameter
D= 19mm Tube Diameter
S= 8.50" Stroke
Type Of Connector = PS130



Bedside Brackets #AH 16342 ZN $1.57 each -----> http://www.austinhardware.com/product.asp?dept%5Fid=359&pf%5Fid=1307




Tonneau Brackets #GSBK2-5 $1.33 each (must order ball studs below) -----> http://www.austinhardware.com/product.asp?dept%5Fid=359&pf%5Fid=1311




Tonneau Bracket Ball Studs #GS-10MM-BS ZN $.38 each -----> http://www.austinhardware.com/product.asp?dept%5Fid=359&pf%5Fid=2373





Weather strip #X-1333 HT $.81 a foot -----> http://www.austinhardware.com/product.asp?dept%5Fid=150&pf%5Fid=3317

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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

Very nice find!
Old 02-18-2007, 12:59 PM   #3
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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

best thread evar!!!

i was trying to find those but didn't know their technical name... bookmarked!!!
Old 02-19-2007, 11:31 PM   #4
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no problem, i figured i was not the only one with broken locking tabs inside the strut ends. I guess i have learned to unlock lock them before poping off the struts...lol
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great!! i needed the weather stripping.



anyone know where else i can buy this at?
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might try the hardware store ?

not sure if they would have the same profile or material, but might be wortha shot to check it out.
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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

Quote: Originally Posted by NotaDime
great!! i needed the weather stripping.



anyone know where else i can buy this at?
Quote: Originally Posted by BlueNoma SKVP
might try the hardware store ?

not sure if they would have the same profile or material, but might be wortha shot to check it out.
might also check out a RV store also ? Good Luck.
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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

Found this..Scroll down a bit and look for "D" shaped extrusion..
Metro Moulded Parts Inc. Automotive Weatherstrip and Rubber Parts
Rubber Extrusion
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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

I need the hinge brackets. Mine are bent to shit. I have to push the cover foward on one side then close it with all my body weight.
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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

Quote: Originally Posted by IMPORTHUNTER
I need the hinge brackets. Mine are bent to shit. I have to push the cover foward on one side then close it with all my body weight.

go with the quick release hinges
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Thats the ones I am talking about. Their the ones that slide into the aluminum bracket right? Their bent up at like a 45* angle?
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yup
Checker Products
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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

Quote: Originally Posted by bg's
Found this..Scroll down a bit and look for "D" shaped extrusion..
Metro Moulded Parts Inc. Automotive Weatherstrip and Rubber Parts
Rubber Extrusion
thanks for that link.....


but DAYYUUUUM!! $3.75 a FOOT

"D" Shaped Extrusion. 3/8" wide X 1/4" high. Sold by the foot $3.75
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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

i know this is a hella old thread but anybody know where to find the quick release hinges, other than checkmate?
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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

make them...
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Re: CheckMate tonneau cover replacement struts and ends

subscribed for future use. tonneau hardware are my search words.
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