No matter how long the truck bed sooner or later you’ll need to haul cargo that’s longer, even if you have an 8 ft. bed. But not having enough bed room is especially prevalent on today’s trucks, where many 4-door models have beds that are less than 6 ft. in length. Just leaving the tailgate down isn’t an option; you still may not have enough space to support the load and you have the risk of cargo falling out if not secured properly.

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  • AMP Research® BedXTender HD™ Sport Bed Extender
    (4 reviews)
    # sp7652
    BedXTender HD™ Sport Bed Extender by AMP Research®. This aluminum-tube assembly has a 5-sided design to provide more clearance for tonneau cover rails. Flip it inside and close the tailgate to keep tools and smaller cargo...
    $209.00 - $229.00
  • AMP Research® BedXTender HD™ Max Bed Extender
    (6 reviews)
    # sp7653
    BedXTender HD™ Max Bed Extender by AMP Research®. This aluminum-tube assembly has a “U” shape design to provide the largest amount of corralled space of any bed extender. Flip it inside and close the tailgate to keep tools...
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  • AMP Research® BedXTender HD™ Moto Bed Extender
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    # sp7651
    BedXTender HD™ Moto Bed Extender by AMP Research®. This aluminum-tube assembly has a 5-sided design specifically shaped with a longer extension over the end of the tailgate to provide the most clearance for motorcycle wheels in...
    $229.00
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    # sp3637
    Truck Bed Extender by Dee Zee®. Whether you’re loading up your truck bed with supplies for the jobsite or packing it up for a weekend getaway, Dee Zee’s Truck Bed Extender allows you to maximize your hauling capacity. The bed...
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The solution to the lengthy cargo dilemma is a truck bed extender. We offer several styles, each tailor made to solve particular hauling problems. If your cargo is only somewhat longer than the bed, say if you need to transport dirt bikes or an ATV and they won’t fit with the tailgate up, we have bed mount extenders. But if you’re hauling building materials and the like that are much longer than the bed, we have hitch mount extenders to support the load.

We carry two kinds of bed mount extenders, an aluminum tubed enclosure from AMP Research® that mounts to the bed sides and flips out to extend the bed, and an extension of lightweight aluminum panels from Dee Zee® that extends your tailgate out 20 in. The BedXtender from AMP Research flips out onto the open tailgate to secure lengthy cargo, and flips forward for storage and to contain smaller cargo with the tailgate closed. The Max model has the most cargo capacity, the Sport has extra clearance for tonneau covers, while the Moto is specially designed for carrying motorcycles. Each can be easily removed when not needed.

The Dee Zee truck bed extender installs in place of your tailgate, and then the tailgate attaches to the extender, in effect lengthening your truck bed by 20 in. This sturdy extender can support up to 600 lbs. It installs easily, using the existing factory cables, and is collapsible, so it can be folded up and stored when not in use. Bed mount extenders are fine for cargo that only protrudes from the bed as far as a lowered tailgate, but for really long cargo like lumber, pipes, and ladders, you need one of our hitch mount bed extenders.

Our hitch mount bed extenders fit any standard 2” receiver hitch. The Truck Covers USA® Tail-Mate extends the bed length by more than 30” and can support up to 1,000 lbs. The support beam is 51” wide with risers at each end to keep cargo from slipping off, making it ideal for transporting 4”x8” building materials. The Lund® Hitchrack has a 750 lbs. distributed load capacity and adjusts from 38” to 68” to accommodate long cargo, and from 27” to 49” for varying cargo widths. The height is also adjustable, enabling the Hitchrack to be used in conjunction with a roof rack or contractor’s rack for really long cargo.

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BedXTender
The service was great, the product is excellent and very easy to install.
KPosted by Kaiyum (Jamaica, NY) /
2009 Ford F-150
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