How to Install a Tonneau Cover

Installing a tonneau cover is typically a very easy and stress-free process.  However, there is no single set of instructions on doing so – the installation methods will vary depending on which brand and model you purchase.  All tonneau covers will come with a detailed set of instructions that will clearly describe how to install your new tonneau cover.

BAK Tonneau Covers

BAK Installation Video

One of the premier tonneau brands on the market, BAK makes it easy to install its tonneau covers, whether it’s the BAKFlip or RollBAK.  Take a look at this video for an example installation of a BAKFlip on a Toyota Tundra:

ProEFX Installation Video

With just a few clamps, you can have your ProEFX Tri-Fold tonneau cover installed or removed.  This is a popular tonneau cover for those that may need to regularly remove their cover.  Access and installation is a breeze and only takes minutes.  Take a look at an example installation on a 2011 GMC Sierra HD.

Extang Installation Video

Touted as America’s #1 Selling Tonneau, Extang’s YouTube channel has several videos detailing the installation process, hoping to make it a breeze for you.  Take a look at this video detailing the installation of the Extang Encore, a hard-folding bed cover, on a 2009 Ford F-150:

TruXedo Installation Video

Another top-tier brand, TruXedo tonneau covers are also very easy to install with the included instructions.  But for us visual folks, it’s even better when you have a video walking you through it.  Take a look at this video installing the TruXedo TruXport  on a 2011 Toyota Tacoma:

Other Brands

While your mileage will vary on the exact installation methods required, rest assured that your new tonneau cover will come with a set of detailed installation instructions.  If you have any difficulties with your installation, don’t hesitate to let us know.

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