Gear Up for Summer- Traveling In Your Truck

The snow has melted the weather is getting warmer, and Jack Frost has stopped nipping at your nose. Now is the perfect time to get out of the house and visit some of your favorite vacation destinations. To help you get the most out of your warm-weather road trips, we’ve assembled some of our most popular accessories that add comfort, security, and increased utility to your pickup truck.

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BedRug Bed Liner

Road tripping in your truck usually means carrying luggage, gear, and other cargo that can slide around in your bed, potentially scuffing its surface. Outfitting your truck bed with a BedRug Bed Liner not only protects the bed from damage, but also minimizes the movement of cargo when you make a sharp turn or an abrupt stop. If you prefer the appearance of a spray-in bed liner, you can get the same great protection without sanding your truck bed with the BedTred Ultra Bed Liner. BedRug also produces a bed mat for truck owners who need bed protection on a budget.

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BAK Revolver X4s Tonneau Cover

Leaving your bed open on a long trip exposes your gear to the elements and the sticky fingers of unscrupulous individuals. With a BAK Revolver X4s tonneau cover installed and your tailgate locked, your truck’s bed becomes more secure than its cab. The cover opens and shuts by rolling on a patented locking rail, making it easy for anyone to operate. With its matte finish and black powder-coated components (including the clamps), the X4s hard rolling truck bed cover matches OEM bed accessories such as bed rail caps for a sleek, OEM appearance.

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BAKBox 2 Tonneau Toolbox

The perfect add-on to a BAKFlip or BAK Revolver tonneau cover, the BAKBox 2 Tonneau Toolbox is a collapsible truck tool box that’s there when you need it and gone when you need to haul large items. When in use, the box is 10 inches wide and 10 inches deep, capable of supporting up to 250 pounds worth of gear. It’s ideal for organizing small items that would otherwise take up room on the surface of the truck bed or in your cab. When it’s time to load up large items such as furniture, the BAKBox folds up against your truck’s bulkhead. If you have a BAKFlip or BAK Revolver tonneau cover, the BAKBox 2 should be on your list of truck upgrades.

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UnderCover Swing Case Truck Bed Tool Box

The areas behind your truck’s wheel wells tend to be underutilized for storage, which makes the UnderCover Swing Case perfect for adding extra storage space to your truck bed. The Swing Case fits behind your wheel wells and is ideal for holding small items you don’t want rolling around in your bed. When you need to use the case, just swing it toward your tailgate for easy access. It can also be removed and used as a mobile carrying case. Whether you get a single swing case or a pair, you’ll go a long way toward maximizing your truck’s cargo capacity with the UnderCover Swing Case.

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Pop N Lock Gate Defender

“But I already have a tailgate lock!” True, but this inexpensive little accessory could save you thousands of dollars. Tailgate theft is an unfortunate reality, and traveling usually means spending a lot of time in relatively unfamiliar territory, sometimes leaving your truck unsupervised for hours at a time. The Gate Defender provides an extra layer of security for your tailgate, locking it at the hinge and frustrating would-be thieves. For under $30.00, you get a lot of peace of mind with the Pop & Lock Gate Defender.

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Covercraft SeatSaver Seat Covers

Long hours spent on the road often lead to meals and snacks consumed in the cab, which can lead to drips and spills that leave stubborn stains on your seats. Keep the ketchup and coffee off your seats with a set of Covercraft SeatSaver Seat Covers. Made of heavy-duty fabric, SeatSaver Seat Covers shield your seats from stains and help prevent wear and tear on the fabric. These seat covers are washing machine and dryer friendly, making cleanup easy.

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Curt Trailer Hitches

If you’re traveling to a lake, ocean, or campground, chances are you’ll need to haul something that isn’t going to fit in your truck no matter how creative you get. That’s where trailer hitches come into play. By installing a Curt Trailer Hitch on your truck, you’ll open up a wide range of towing and hauling options. Whether it’s a boat, a camper, or an enclosed trailer, Curt Hitches transform your truck into a hauling machine.