Category Archives: Tail Gate Covers
This weekend (starting today 10/14 and running through Sunday 10/16) get special discounts on select accessories at BuyAutoTruckAccessories.com. Great deals on work vehicle accessories are the main focus this weekend.
If you’re driving a work van full of expensive tools and cargo, you should think about extra security. Windows are easily broken by potential thieves to gain access to your van’s contents. Kargo Master Van Window Security Screens act as both protection and deterrent and are available for Chevy, Ford, and GMC vans. The screens are made of strong 7-gauge wire with a black powdercoat finish to minimize scratching, chipping, and annoying glare. They are available for both side and rear doors.
If you have an emergency vehicle, you know how important visibility is. You need to be able to call attention to your vehicle and yourself for safety and efficiency. One of the most effective types of emergency lights is strobe lighting. Wolo Strobe Light Kits have four strobe bulbs that install in your vehicle’s headlights and taillights (10-inch hole required). The bulbs are enclosed in rock hard epoxy and have rubber grommet bases for easy installation. They connect via included wire leads and high-voltage cables (with locking connectors) to a heavy-duty 80 watt power supply. The kit also includes a control panel with 6 different flash patterns. These light kits are available with bulbs in amber, blue, clear, or red, and in various combinations thereof.
If your truck is a work truck, you probably do a lot of hauling, which means a lot of wear and tear on your truck bed. Last week I wrote about the protection provided by a truck bed liner, and this week we’re having a blowout sale on the bed liner’s companion – the tailgate liner. STK’s Full Tailgate Protectors fit over your existing tailgate to prevent scratching, gouging, and minor dents. These tailgate liners are made of molded high-density polyethylene and have a protective lip to cover the top of the tailgate (unless otherwise noted). They are custom molded to fit your specific make and model of truck, and are extremely durable, so they should last as long as your truck itself.
If you have too much gear or cargo for a regular van or truck bed and need a cargo or utility trailer, check out the Valley Hitch Receiver line. These receivers are made of heavy gauge steel for an optimum load capacity, and the receiver openings accept a variety of ball mounts. They are easy to install with simple hand tools, requiring no welding. There are literally hundreds of different kinds of receivers –from class I to class V – for all different makes and models of vehicles.
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Top Tailgate Protection. When many people think about truck bed protection, they think only of the bed itself, not realizing that tailgate protection is a key component in keeping a truck looking new. Tailgates take a lot of wear and tear. Your tailgate gets smacked by unsecured cargo during fast accelerations and is almost always your first and last step into and out of the truck bed. When carrying long cargo, it gets folded down and serves as an extension of the truck bed. So it needs to be treated as such.
We are now stocking three solid tailgate liners that will protect your tailgate’s surface from scratches, dings, and other unsightly damage. Each liner fits over the existing tailgate and offers the same high level of protection as plastic drop-in liners. They are made of molded and durable high-density polyethylene, and will absorb more shock than a spray-in liner. They are also designed specifically for each application for a better fit.
The STK Truck Bed Tailgate Liner matches the popular line-a-bed series of bedliners. Many of the applications include a protective top lip that wraps around the top of the tailgate for increased protection.
The Duraliner Classic Tailgate Liner also includes the top tailgate protector (usually). It also features deep ridges that aid in protection, provide a better gripping surface, and allow for easier drainage.
The new Duraliner Truck Tailgate Protectors include all installation hardware for a quick and easy install. Many applications also include a top lip cover and convenient cupholder indentations for tailgating or just grabbing lunch.
These three new Bully products provide extra coverage for your truck! What do they cover? Brake lights, hitches, and that pesky gap left by your open tailgate.
A Brake Light Cover gives a unique and edgy look to your vehicle while also drawing extra attention to the brake light. Each cover is constructed of automotive-grade ABS plastic with durable triple chrome plating. It can be a great accent to other chrome accessories, especially chrome taillight covers or other rear-end accessories. This brake light cover is designed for a custom fit and installs in minutes using 3M adhesive tape.
Bully’s Propeller Hitch Cover features four silver propeller blades that actually spin as you drive. There are two models available, one with a plain black hub, and one with a red lighted hub. These covers fit most 1.25-inch and 2-inch standard receivers and their whimsical design makes them a great addition to any vehicle.
The Tailgate Gap Cover is invaluable if you often haul dirt, rocks, sand, or similar materials in your pickup truck. It covers the space between the truck bed and tailgate when the tailgate is down, preventing loose cargo from spilling through or getting caught in the gap. It also provides complete coverage, so cargo won’t damage the ends of your bed or tailgate. The gap cover also provides a smooth transition from bed to tailgate, so pulling or wheeling out heavy loads is easier. The gap covers is made of durable construction-grade ABS and is weatherproof, so it will stand up to all weather conditions your truck may drive through.
A tailgate is a prominent, yet often forgotten component of pickup trucks. The truck bed has liners, mats, rails, bars, and the all important tonneau cover for protection, but what about the tailgate? Bed mats protect the floor of the bed, but cargo may still shift and scratch or dent the tailgate. Tonneaus will protect your bed and precious cargo, but seepage may still occur around the tailgate if it’s not cared for properly. So show a little love for your tailgate and have a look at some of the great tailgate accessories available.
Lund’s Tailgate Seal keeps dust and water from sneaking into your truck bed. It is made of high quality EPDM rubber and is 10 feet long. You can cut it to whatever lengths you need to fit, and install it with 3M adhesive tape. Its cut-to fit design makes it usable on all makes and models. To protect your tailgate from daily wear and tear, it’s a good idea to get Deflecta Shield’s Aluminum Tailgate Protectors. They cover the tailgate completely and wrap around the top edge for full coverage. They are manufactured of heavy-gauge aluminum so they will not peel, pit, or rust. These protectors are application specific, so they are designed exclusively for your truck’s make and model. They have a highly polished diamond tread finish, so they add a little shine, but still look tough. The tailgate protectors are very easy to install, using the included stainless steel fasteners, and have a limited one-year warranty.
Another way to keep your tailgate looking shiny and new is to take it completely off and replace it with a Tailgate Net. Lund’s turbo tailgate nets are made of galvanized tubing and heavy-duty vinyl polyester, and they will not sag or tear even under rough conditions. The net’s holes are small enough to keep your cargo secure, while providing increased air movement to reduce tailgate drag. They feature telescoping poles and a pin system that requires no screws or fasteners for installation. The nets also fold up, so they can be stored easily when not in use.