Buy Used, Refurbished, or New Truck Cap?
Which is the best option ... buying a Used, Refurbished, or New camper shell or topper
for my pickup truck?
Advantages to Buying a New Truck
Color pigmentation in the paintwork does invariably fade over time, and therefore a new truck
cap will definitely have a better appearance than a used one. Unfortunately, the gel coat used during
construction of a standard white truck cap shell, does yellow over time - looking less
Advantages to Buying a Used Truck
Advantages to Buying a Refurbished Truck
Most secondhand truck cap dealers will sell you a fully refurbished truck cap with new rubbers,
fittings, and a new coat of paint (if not color matched to your truck). Refurbishments are
generally only done once the truck cap is sold because it depends on what color is required