View Full Version : ARE or Astro Top

11-05-2003, 03:31 PM
I am looking at getting truck cap. The two I have narrowed it down to are ARE and Astro. I have had ARE's in the past good product. The Astro is new to my and need info on it. It is a little cheaper and I like the double locks on the back glass. Any way if you have any info good or bad I would appreciate it. Thanks Tom

11-05-2003, 06:26 PM
Loved my ARE MX cap...great quality and plenty strong with perfect paint match to boot.

A little pricey, mine was $1,200

Ron W.

11-09-2003, 06:03 AM
I love my ARE Z-series fits and looks great

11-09-2003, 06:23 AM
Just for giggles, have you checked www.jeraco.com

11-09-2003, 07:07 AM
Orderd a ARE CX series on Fri ;D. Turns out a friend of mine knows the dealer here. Got it for $860. Will be here a week form Mon they said. Shovelhead I did check the Jeraco site and the closeset dealer is 450+ miles from me.

Thanks guys

11-09-2003, 09:51 AM
Tom, That's the best price I've seen on a new cap.
Congrats. ;D

Patrick Campbell
11-09-2003, 09:56 AM
Argh ! I'm jealous. Price around here for a Z series is $1500.

11-10-2003, 09:14 AM
I have an ARE, a 'Z' series as I recall. The paint match is very good, no leaks so far, the tilt window allows for easy cleaning, it's insulated well enough to have been comfortable for the kids riding in the rear this last hot summer, and after a slight adjustment the hatch closes nicely.

11-12-2003, 01:44 PM
I'm in Reno and bought the 6' ARE for around $870. paid another $50 for the lifetime warranty. Real happy with the value considering Snug Top and others gor for plenty more. You can't go wrong.