Showing posts with label Tonneau Cover. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Tonneau Cover. Show all posts

Monday, August 7, 2017

Why You Want a Hard Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover

There's no denying that a tonneau cover is one of the most essential accessories for your pickup truck. By adding a tonneau cover to your truck, you add various benefits such as truck bed security and style. There are various types of tonneau covers, such as hard or soft, roll up or retractable, but in this article, I'm going to walk through some of the benefits of a Hard Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover.

1. Security

BAK BAKFlip G2 Tonneau Cover | Auto Truck Depot
Hard tri-fold tonneau covers like the BAKFlip G2 provide reliable security for your truck bed. By the nature of the locking hard panels and latch system, you can feel confident your gear is safe when the tailgate is locked. Soft tonneau covers, both roll-up and tri-fold, offer many great benefits, but their vinyl construction does not offer the same security as a hard cover, since they can be easily punctured or cut into by potential thieves. 

2. Versatility

BAK BAKFlip MX4 Tonneau Cover | Auto Truck Depot
Hard folding tonneau covers are extremely versatile and easy to use. The folding panel design lets you fold and secure each panel separately so you can use the cover in partially opened positions. This is great if you only want part of your bed covered. Hard tri-fold tonneau covers like the UnderCover Flex can be propped and secured against the back of the cab to provide 100% truck bed access without having to remove the entire cover. This is ideal if you often carry large or over-sized items in your truck bed. 

3. Increased Fuel Efficiency

BAK BAKFlip MX4 Tonneau Cover | Auto Truck Depot
Nearly all tonneau covers increase the fuel efficiency of your pickup! There are many tri-fold tonneau covers that have a flush, no-profile design like the new BAKFlip MX4. Covers like these increase the aerodynamics of your truck and reduce wind drag, and as a result, you save more money on fuel.

4. Easy to use

UnderCover Flex Tonneau Cover | Auto Truck Depot
Tri-fold tonneau covers are extremely easy to install and use. They have a quick and easy clamp-on system that requires no drilling whatsoever. Every tri-fold cover includes easy to use latches or handles that let you release and lift the front panel. The panels fold easily on top on each other to provide full truck bed access, and easily back down to secure your truck bed. 
Tonneau covers are a must have accessory for your pickup truck--especially tri-fold covers. These covers are robust, durable, secure, easy to use and add a whole new level of versatility to your pickup! We carry a wide range of Hard Tri-Fold Tonneau Covers so you can find one suited to your truck.

Auto Truck Depot

107, 42 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta
Toll Free: 1-855-253-4330
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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Ford Pickup Truck Cab Styles

The great thing about standards is that nobody ever has the same ones. This is as true for companies as it is for people. Each brand of pickup truck is going to have slightly different names, dimensions, and elements for their different cab styles.
When purchasing a tonneau cover or other truck bed accessories for your Ford pickup truck, you will often need to know the cab style. This overview will walk you through the various distinguishing elements so you can quickly and easily identify what your vehicle is.

Ford Pickup Truck Cab Styles

1. Regular Cab

Ford Regular Cab
A regular cab has two doors (one on the passenger side and one on the drivers side). There are no back seats. This is the smallest size cab Ford makes.

2. Super Cab

Ford Super Cab
A super Cab has four doors. The front door has to be open to open the back door and the back door opens in the opposite direction.

3. Super Crew Cab

Ford Super Crew Cab
A super crew cab has 4 doors that all open in the same direction. There are door handles located on the outsides of all 4 doors. This is the largest cab style Ford offers.

Auto Truck Depot

107, 42 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta
Toll Free: 1-855-253-4330
info@autotruckdepot.ca

Friday, June 2, 2017

Rundown: UnderCover Flex Tonneau Cover


Tonneau covers are one of the best ways to enhance your truck bed. They provide security for your cargo while protecting it from the elements, and increase the efficiency of your truck bed storage. If you are thinking about adding a Tonneau Cover to your truck, the UnderCover Flex is a product you must consider.

UnderCover Flex Tonneau Cover from Auto Truck Depot
The UnderCover Flex exceeds the competition for durability, functionality, and security. This cover is made for simplicity. There is absolutely no drilling necessary for installation, and once installed, removing it is easy. Unlike most other tonneau covers, the UnderCover Flex is made of a high quality FRP composite material that is lighter, stronger, and even more dent resistant than aluminum. If security is a consideration, this product has it.
The flex panels automatically latch to the covers mounting rails and the slam latch system secures your belongings when the tailgate is locked. The UnderCover Flex sits inside the bed rails, which include a rubber seal and drain tubes that carry water away from, and out of the truck bed--making this the most water resistant cover yet, and ensuring your cargo stays dry and protected.
Slam latches ensure your cargo is secure, and also allow for easy access from either side of your truck bed. The UnderCover Flex has three riding positions: full coverage, 3/4 coverage, and full bed access. The cover can be safely secured for driving in any of these positions with latch locks, and its unique prop rods keep the panels held out of the way for full truck bed access and maximum truck bed storage efficiency.
Find out more about the UnderCover Flex Tonneau Cover.

Auto Truck Depot

107, 42 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta
Toll Free: 1-855-253-4330
info@autotruckdepot.ca

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

How To: Measuring Your Truck Bed for a Tonneau Cover

Before purchasing a tonneau cover or other truck bed accessories, it's extremely important to know the size of your truck bed. It's not as straight forward as checking the advertised length, though. The process of finding the actual bed size of your truck is a commonly asked question, so today I will be giving you the information necessary to get the right number.
When measuring your truck bed, you must measure from the bulkhead to the inside of the tailgate. Measure flush against the inside walls of your truck bed straight across from the bulkhead to the tailgate. Note that it is from inside to inside. *See image for example.
Measuring your Truck Bed | Auto Truck Depot
Note: Keep in mind that the advertised truck bed length is rounded from the actual measurement and may be off slightly. This example table shows the actual size in inches compared to the advertised length in feet/inches. 

Bed Size Measurement Comparison Chart (for Example Only)

MAKEBED TYPEACTUAL BOX SIZE (Inches)ADVERTISED LENGTH
Dodge RamShort Bed67.4"5' 7"
Dodge RamStandard Bed76.3"6' 4"
Dodge RamLong Bed96.3"8'
Ford F150Short Bed67.1"5' 7"
Ford F150Standard Bed78.9"6' 7"
Ford F150Long Bed97.6"8' 2"
Ford F250Short Bed81.8"6' 10"
Ford F250Standard Bed98.0"8' 2"
Ford F350Short Bed81.8"6' 10"
Ford F350Standard Bed98.0"8' 2"
GMC CanyonShort Bed62.7"5' 3"
GMC CanyonLong Bed74.0"6' 2"
Nissan FrontierShort Bed59.5"5'
Nissan FrontierStandard Bed73.36' 1"

If you have any other questions, or would like details on ordering your own tonneau cover, don't hesitate to get a hold of us!

Auto Truck Depot

107, 42 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta
Toll Free: 1-855-253-4330
info@autotruckdepot.ca

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

UnderCover Flex Tonneau Cover

Tonneau covers are one of the best ways to enhance your truck bed. They provide security for your cargo while protecting it from the elements, and make truck bed storage more useful. If you are thinking about adding a Tonneau Cover to your truck, the UnderCover Flex is a product you must consider.

The UnderCover Flex exceeds the competition with durability, functionality, and security. This cover is made for simplicity. There is absolutely no drilling necessary for installation, and once installed, removing it is easy. Unlike most other tonneau covers, the UnderCover Flex is made of a high quality FRP composite material that is lighter, stronger, and even more dent resistant than aluminum. If security is a consideration, this product has it.

The flex panels automatically latch to the cover's mounting rails and the slam latch system secures your belongings when the tailgate is locked. The UnderCover Flex sits inside the bed rails, which include a rubber seal and drain tubes that carry water away from, and out of the truck bed--making this the most water resistant cover yet, and ensuring your cargo stays dry and protected.


Slam latches ensure your cargo is secure, and also allows for easy access from either side of your truck bed. The UnderCover Flex has three riding positions: full coverage, 3/4 coverage, and full bed access, and with the unique design of the prop rods, the cover can be safely propped in either of these positions, even while driving, for maximum storage and functionality. 

Auto Truck Depot

107, 42 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta
Toll Free: 1-855-253-4330
info@autotruckdepot.ca

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Pace Edwards, the Future of Tonneau Covers

Imagine a tonneau cover that is weatherproof, durable, and secure. Picture a cover that looks beautiful, and retracts with the push of a button. This actually exists!

The Pace Edwards Electric Bedlocker Tonneau Cover is one of the most advanced tonneau covers on the market today. Its sleek, powder coat finish and rigid aluminum panels provide all the security you could ever need when carrying cargo in your truck bed. Best of all, the low-profile, aerodynamic design gives your truck a sharp, clean look and could help increase fuel economy. And all it takes to open is a push of a button from a remote, and you have full truck bed access. The cover can also lock in multiple positions along its track, making it ideal for fifth wheel hauling.


If you have any other questions don't hesitate to contact us!