Must Have Truck Accessories for Your Overland Adventure
Anyone who owns a truck knows that one of the best things about owning a truck is all of the adventures you get to take it on. Whether you’re spending a weekend in the mountains with your wife, tailgaiting with the guys at your favorite NFL game, camping with your family, or just taking a good old roadtrip mudding - your truck is absolutely versatile. We’ve compiled a list of some adventure-encouraging truck accessories you might have never known you needed, what kind of adventure their best for, and our top picks!
Best For: Chevrolet Silverado, Chevrolet Colorado, Ford F-150, GMC Canyon, GMC Sierra, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500, Toyota Tundra
Grille Guards not only boost a truck’s look but they also add valuable protection against the front bumper when going off-roading. Grille guards include bull bars, brush guards, push bars, and bumper guards and each one mounts differently as well as protect different body panels. Our pick is the Sportsman Winch Mount Grille Guard that features 1.5 steel tubing, commodates most manufacturer winches up to 12K lbs, double hood bar design, mounts up to 4 auxiliary lights across the center bar, and includes a mount kit as well.
Tonneau covers help increase truck value, fuel savings, and security. It offers security for possessions you keep in your truck bed and some include locking mechanisms. Many now are also durable and weather-proof suited for tough weather. So whether you’re going hiking in the mountains and need something.
Best For: Chevrolet Silverado, Dodge Ram, Ford F-150, Ford F-250 Super Duty, Ford F-350 Super Duty, Ford Ranger, GMC, GMC Sierra, Honda Ridgeline, Lincoln Mark, Nissan Frontier, Nissan Titan, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500, Suzuki Equator, Toyota Tacoma, Toyota Tundra.
This is the perfect accessory for camping and/or spur of the moment adventures! There are three types of tents: ground attachment, truck bed, and rooftop tents. We can help you decide which of these to buy! Ground attachments are the most popular, set-up requires one person and it allows you to fully utilize your cargo area for sleeping or storage and they are the most spacious! Truck bed tents are a budget-friendly and attach to the truck bed to utilize it for sleeping. And rooftops are becoming the biggest trend in camping and overlanding- these work on both trucks and SUVs and can accommodate up to two people.
Truck Bed Air Mattress
Travel mattresses are great for unexpected long road trips or for camping weekends. This offers a great night’s sleep in the great outdoors. It’s best to get one that has a universal fit and is durable so you have nothing to worry about! You never know when this might come in handy!
Best For: Universal fit for any pickup truck, SUV or jeep.
Winches can be used as a type of insurance with any off-roading adventure to help get you out of tricky situations should you come across one. Some trucks already come installed with winches, but if your SUV or truck doesn’t, it might be wise to invest in one. When choosing a winch, consider using a new bumper, push bar or hidden winch mounts that are interchangeable. When choosing a winch size, double the weight of your vehicle, the bigger the winch the better!
Best For: Universal
So there you have our top picks of the big things to check off of your list for your adventure line-up! No matter what kind of adventure you have planned, these accessories can come in handy last minute. If you have questions about which accessories to buy, how to mount or if they will fit your SUV, van or truck- feel free to contact us or call us at (888)590-4769!