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Bugeye Sprite Short Tonneau

Bugeye Sprite Short Tonneau

Regular price $ 799.95 USD
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A tonneau is a great asset to any Bugeye, particularly since most Sprites are fair weather cars and a well-fit tonneau will keep a brief shower out of your cockpit if your car is parked outside when precipitation passes through. Tonneaus also keep dust, leaves (and bird droppings!) out of your nice car when it’s parked, or even keeps the sun from beating off of the seat covers on a warm day. I recommend one for every Bugeye, for all weather scenarios.  

These short tonneaus have traditionally been hard to find. If you have a row of studs along your back cockpit edge, you will need a short tonneau. Most Bugeyes are fit with a long tonneau that attaches to the top fasteners in the back. Click here to check out our Long Tonneau offerings.

Short tonneaus are hard to fit. Even when installed by an experienced installer, everything has to be just right, or you end up with wrinkles everywhere. Your best chance for a great result is to demand a tonneau made with ever flex material. This is what we recommend, so that  you have the greatest likelihood of an extraordinary result that you will be proud to display. They cost more, but the material is superior and stretches just enough that you can fit your tonneau on cold days, when ordinary less expensive vinyl tonneaus would be impossible to stretch onto your car. These are the tonneaus we use on all the restorations we do in our shop. If you need a short tonneau, ours is the one to get!

These tonneaus are more supple and a little stretchier, therefore making fitting easier than other tonneaus made with a less expensive vinyl.

If you would like to have your piece made with a custom colored thread, you can add it here!

We now offer a Tonneau Pouch to keep your cover safe when off the car, click here to get one to go with your new Tonneau. 

If you need the punch tool to install your fittings, find it here. You will also need a round punch for the tenax fittings.

If you need the male fittings, find them here.

Installation Note: all tonneaus must be custom fit to your car. They are sold with the necessary fasteners and you will need to locate and attach them to your new tonneau. Both materials we offer are high-quality tonneaus that will last for many years! You will also ned to locate and carefully cut the slits for the top hooks, this must be done VERY carefully!

Still not sure what you need? Check out our video about tonneau basics:

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