What are truck caps?


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A truck cap is a hard plastic or fiberglass shell that covers the bed of a pickup truck. Truck caps shelter gear from the elements during transport and helps to keep the bed of the truck dry and clean.

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What are truck caps?
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Truck caps are also known as camper shells because they provide a safe, secure place for sleeping on the go. Most caps have integral windows and vents. High-end truck caps offer features such as windows and screens that open and close, built-in storage compartments, and interior lights. Extended height truck caps make it easier to transport tall items.

Soft-top covers are an alternative option to truck caps. They remove easily to transport large or odd-shaped items while protecting the cargo.

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