Please read before ordering:
1.) The cover will support up to a 2000 pound distributed load—YOUR TRUCK BED RAILS MAY NOT
BE ABLE TO SUPPORT THIS LOAD! (This depends on year, make and model.) You are responsible
for any damage to your truck and surroundings that may occur as a result of the load or how the
load is secured.
2.) Heavy loads placed on the tail section of the cover will cause the tail of the cover to deflect
downward and if substantial, the deflection will prevent the truck tail gate from opening and
closing with the load on top. This can be prevented by placing a vertical support under the
thicker edge of the cover tail or have the cover installed more towards the cab of the truck so
the tail section does not cover the tailgate. If the later is done, water will have access to the
truck bed through the edge of the tailgate
3.) Some trucks are constructed so that exposed stake holes in the bed rails will allow water to
enter the truck bed. This is because the cover does not cover the stake holes.
4.) Please let us know if you plan to place loads of 800 pounds or more on the cover. In some
cases, such as using a winch, additional hardware will be required to react the higher forces of
heavier loads.
5.) Plastic bed liners (the insertable type) interfere with the installation hardware and must be
removed prior to installation. The inside walls of the bed must be clear of any extra hardware,
plugs or attachments. In many cases we can come up with a solution for your truck bed so feel
free to call us.
6.) Our Slide Latches secure the cover to your truck and have three positions to select.
The Locked position secures all panels of the cover to the Slide Latches. The Tail Open
position releases the tail and mid panels allowing folding of the cover to stack on the cab panel.
The Cab Open position releases the cab panel so it can be folded open to the mid panel. The tail
and mid panels remained locked while the latches are in the Cab Open position.
7.) To remove the cover from the truck bed, first slide the latches to the Tail Open position.
Fold open the tail panel to the mid panel and fold both of them on top of the cab panel. Next
slide the latches to the Cab Open position and the stacked cover can be lifted off (two people
are required).
8.) IMPORTANT: Do not close a panel onto a latch location that is in the locked position. Damage
to the latch may occur.
9.) Do not drive with panels open unless the open panels are secured to the cover L-Track
Bull Ring tie-downs with Bungee cords or straps.
10.) An optional Torsion bar can be purchased that allows the operation of one side Slide Latch
and the other side Slide Latch will move in sync. This allows operation of both the Slide
Latches from one side of the tail gate.