How do you measure for a truck topper?

How do you measure for a truck topper?

How To Measure Your Truck Bed

  1. Place your measuring tape at the bulkhead of your truck bed.
  2. Moving along your bed rail, extend the measuring tape to the inside edge of the top of your tailgate. Record the measurement in inches.
  3. Divide the number of inches by 12 to determine the length of your truck bed in feet.

How do you measure the width of a truck bed cover?

The width of a truck bed is determined by the distance between the inside of the side-wall to the other inside side-wall of the truck bed. Measuring your bed’s width is important if you want to haul wide items or purchase a crossover tool box. Start by grabbing a measuring tape that extends beyond 10 feet.

Are century and leer the same?

When I bought my Century, the owner of the Leer shop said that both Leer and Century are owned by the same corporation and the two plants are directly across the road from each other.

Are all tonneau covers the same width?

The short answer: no. Tonneau covers are designed with the specific measurements of a type of truck make and manufacturer. Understandably, not all trucks are created equal, and most differ largely in size and dimensions.

What size is a truck bed cover?

In order to ensure you’re purchasing the correct size for your tonneau cover or bed rails, you’ll want to make sure that your bed is being measured correctly. Trucks usually come in 2-3 different bed sizes, the most common being 5.5 foot, 6.5 foot or 8 foot.

How do you measure the length of a truck camper?

Measure the distance from the front wall of the truck bed to the center of the rear axle. Start your measurement on the front wall of the truck’s bed at the furthest point a truck camper could be located when mounted on your truck. The resulting number should be measured in inches.

What are the truck bed dimensions?

Truck beds are categorized as either “standard” shortbed at six feet five inches, or “standard” longbed, which is only slightly longer (approximately seven feet), as measured from the front of the bed (just behind the cab) to the edge (at the tailgate).

What is the width of a truck bed?

Bed Widths: Single Rear Wheel Trucks take a 7′ or 84” wide bed. Dual rear wheel trucks take an 8′ or 96” wide bed. Brand to Brand can vary a few inches. Some cab & chassis dually trucks take a slightly narrower bed, 90”-94”

Where are Century truck Caps manufactured?

Century utilizes three factories (located in Milton, PA; Elkhart, IN; and Woodland, CA) to produce its fiberglass truck caps and tonneaus. Each factory uses its own sets of molds and buys local parts and assemblies when possible.

How much does the average truck topper weigh?

Toppers typically weigh between 170 to 200 lbs, with shorter beds being on the low end and longer beds on the upper range. Generally, the lighter the topper, the better the fuel economy.