2013 Rock Warrior Tundra GFC Build Thread
I owned a 2016 Tacoma for a period of time before I purchased this truck. This truck was in the family and wanted to get out of it because they have a small commute and don’t need this large of a truck. I was glad to pick it up and knew one of the first additions was to be a GFC. I did my research for a while trying to determine if a GFC was “truly worth it.” I have expressed my feelings about the idea of the GFC on TacomaWorld but I will explain it here as well. In my opinion is that I believe this is the perfect balance of a camper shell, an RTT, and a roof rack. If you were to make those purchases separately you would be right around the same price range as a GFC. Do I still think it was worth it? Time will only tell, I do have my gripes with it and maybe that is probably because I did buy a used GFC.
I purchased the GFC back in February/March but my truck was in the shop for a while getting work done during these COVID times. (Took a lot longer than expected.) I purchased it from another tundra owner that was going fiberglass in the rear and didn’t think about selling it until I asked him. He got back to me in a few days and said it was. Being that it is used, I expected some things to be wrong with it and to improve on certain things. Well, I have issues and some questions for you all to help me address.
#1. This scratch. I didn’t get a full story from the previous owner, but I am assuming he was taking off the awning and it fell and scratched the side. It honestly doesn’t bother me but I know it can be fixed.
#2. Not even on both sides when I close it. Yes, all fabric is tucked in nicely. Why is there this gap between the sides when I close it? Is this normal? What can I do to fix it?
#3. My bedding is not even and it looks like my foam was cut. The two panels towards the back of the camper are not even with the two larger panels. They are almost an inch to 1/2in shorter. Also, the two smaller panels seem way “harder” than the rest of the panels. Is this normal? I undid the top red fitted sheets and found that extra foam was in the sheet instead of inside the grey covers it comes with for the middle bedding panel. Was kind of pissed at this but I was alright with it at the time. What is normal and what can I fix?
I appreciate everyone’s time to help me out and improve on this. GFC, please give me feedback.