Truck Bed Essentials

3 Tips for Using Bed Caps on Your Truck

4 Tips for Using Bed Caps on Your Truck
If you haven’t used bed caps on your pickup truck before, then you need to know how to do it.

Accessorizing your truck doesn’t need to be difficult. If you haven’t used bed caps on your pickup truck before, then you need to know how to do it. Here are some helpful tips for using these truck accessories.

Upgrade Your Bed Rails

The first thing you’ll want to do with your new bed caps is to upgrade your truck. While there are many ways to do this, focus on your truck bed rails before moving onto something else. The truck bed you have now might be not be anything special. There could be all sorts of scratches, dings, and dents which can make your truck look terrible. By using bed caps and bed rails, you can give your truck a makeover. The rails become jet black or take on the polished appearance of a mirror, so clear you can see your reflection. Think about adding a matte finish to your truck’s bed. Alternatively, you can give your truck some new shine that will draw admiring eyes without a doubt.

Protect the Paint Job

The paint on your vehicle is important for more than just aesthetic reasons. It helps protect your vehicle against damage from the weather, careless drivers, and simple accidents. By installing truck bed caps, you can protect the paint job and prevent any damage to it. That way, even if you don’t have a bike rack and need to load bikes into your truck, or you need to put down heavy tools or other items, the cap can keep your truck bed safe. They fit directly onto your vehicle, which means that they are custom-molded.

You can also use bed rails to help improve the effectiveness of your bed caps. These rails stop larger pieces of cargo from smashing through the cab or the back gate of your truck. Anything you need to stack can be tied down because the rails feature conveniently-placed tie-down points.  

Secure the Hauling Load

These tie-down points make it much easier to haul cargo in your truck. Keeping your cargo is crucial, especially if you plan on driving on slick roads or wet off-road terrain. That way, shipping boxes and other heavy loads can be kept safe while you’re traveling.


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If you want to upgrade your vehicle, then come to see us at Trick Trucks. We are happy to make sure your truck is in great condition and is looking fresh all year round. We have over forty years of experience, so there is nothing we haven’t seen. Give us a call at 1-866-60-TRICK or visit us online. Follow us on Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, Google+, and YouTube to keep up with our newest projects and to gain inspiration for your next one.