All hardware is stainless except for the female RivNuts From what other ppl that have built say 6' is about max and that with the seat against the back wall. Jetta kit appears to have more room. The is a company that is already doing a aluminum framed tonneau cover with the gas lift shocks . One guy has made a one off fiberglass full tonneau . Today I altered the glass sun roof track stops and made the rear drains.
Stan wrote: After a couple of years of production, the accountants decided that sourcing wire with soy-based insulation. The 01 - through 04 Beetles has carpet insulation that when hot in the car it has a very strong Crayola crayon wax smell so that has to go too.