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A Baja Ready Truck Bed Accessories To Help Carry Necessary Gear On Your Next BaJa Adventure By Mike Vieria While race teams like Terrible Herbst Motorsports have some of the best fabricators on-hand to turn a stock pickup truck into a custom chase vehicle, not all of us have that capability. There are other options available, however, for small race teams who use their daily-driver pickups as chase vehicles, as well as for off-road enthusiasts who simply want to carry spare fuel and tires on their tow vehicle. We gathered some of the products that are available to help carry, organize, and secure what you need to keep your team or family running, during your next Baja or off-road adventure. ADDICTIVE DESERT DESIGNS ADD PRO CHASE RACK ADD’s PRO Chase Rack for the 2017 to 2020 Ford Raptor and 2015 to 2020 F-150 features a sleek, low-profile design that matches the curve of the F-150/Raptor roof line. It includes an electronically actuated light hoop that allows you to fold your lights down with the flip of a switch when not in use to reduce clearance problems and drag. Hoop has five individual mounts for round lights, or use included brackets for 50” light bar. Rack mounts with a clamp system requiring no bed modifications. Finished in hammer black powder coat. MSRP is $2,999.97. ADD BED CAGE ADD’s Bed Cage for the Ford F-Series provides multiple options for carrying fuel cans and other necessities securely and safely in your pickup bed. Cage holds two spare tires and includes a center tool box. Mix and match mounts for square five-gallon tanks, round dump cans, 10lb. CO2 inflator tanks, race jacks, etc. to fit your specific carrying needs. No cutting or welding is required for installation. Finished in satin black powder coating with stainless steel hardware. Accessory mounts are raw aluminum with available black powder coating, while optional drawers are available only in raw aluminum. MSRP starts at $2,834.97. PRO EAGLE 3 TON “KRATOS” OFF ROAD JACK AND MOUNT Pro Eagle’s 3-Ton “Kratos” Off Road Jack features a full-length steel skid plate to prevent damage and sinking on sand, large wheels with sealed ball bearings for smooth rolling, and 2’4” of lifting height. The 60lb. aluminum jack fits into a specially designed Stainless Steel Mount that holds it safely and securely to reduce movement and noise. The mount features four pre-drilled holes for bolting into your vehicle, two anti-rattle straps, and a safety pin to secure the jack and handles. MSRP for jack is $469.99 and mount is $199.99. LEER LEER HF650M HARD FOLDING COVER If you need to stop for supplies you want to keep your spare tire, tools and other items protected in your truck’s bed. LEER’s HF650M Hard Folding Cover has a low-profile 12mm flush-mount design made with durable, fiberglass-reinforced plastic/polymer panels providing maximum flexibility. Multiple latching positions provide versatility and allow easy opening, as well as use with tailgate open or closed. Drill-free installation provides easy on and off, and water management system requires no drain tubes. Fits multiple vehicle applications with MSRP starting at $999.00. MASTERCRAFT CANVAS TOOL BAG Mastercraft’s Canvas Tool Bag is made from heavy canvas with a reinforced bottom. It features two carry handles and a bag strap for mounting. Bag measures 17” x 8” x 6” to fit tools, towropes, cables, etc. Available in black only. MSRP is $29.95. POCKET TOOL ROLL UP Mastercraft’s Pocket Tool Roll Up keeps your hand tools organized and rattle-free during transport. Constructed from 100% cotton duck canvas with a hook and loop closure strap. Available with two five-inch pockets and eight slots or with four five-inch pockets and four slots, the roll ups measure 29” x 28.5” when open and 15” closed. Color choice of red or black. MSRP is $29.95. BEDSLIDE BEDSLIDE Perfect for a chase truck or a daily work truck, Bedslide cargo loading and unloading deck drawer makes it easy to access tools and gear. Riding on cam-follower bearings, Bedslides have a 4.5” height profile and are available in various sizes and capacities ranging from 1,000 to 2,000 pounds to fit a variety of vehicles and uses. A lightweight composite deck is durable and weather resistant, and includes tie downs and attachment points for racks. Multiple locking points for the deck enhance safety and convenience. MSRP ranges from $999.00 to $1,989.00. WILCO OFF ROAD PRODUCTS ADV CHASE RACK Wilco’s ADV Chase Rack is engineered to provide maximum cargo space and flexibility while keeping the bed open for larger loads. With a no-drill installation, it’s available for most popular pickups. The over-cab rack has a loadable area measuring 39x41 inches, and can carry up to 300 pounds on road, and 150 pounds off road. A fairing minimizes wind noise, and bed rail integrated tie-down points. Constructed with corrosion-resistant hardware and aircraft-quality components. Rack also provides mounting points for lighting, antennas, etc. MSRP is $1,349.99. Herculiner Truck Bed Liner No matter what you carry in your truck bed, it’s going to get scratched and dented. The Herculiner Bed Liner Kit is a simple do-it-yourself brush-on bed liner kit that goes on in three easy steps. The liner is a textured polyurethane coating like professional spray-on liners that prevents rust and won’t chip, flake or peel. Herculiner is a solvent-based product and comes in a complete kit to install on a 6-ft truck bed. Available in a variety of colors. MSRP $90 - $150 depending on application size. BedRug Bedrug Impact Liner Throwing parts, tires and tools in the back of your truck one weekend, then heading out on an Overlanding Baja trip on the next, your truck bed needs to be tough, yet versatile. The new Bedrug Impact Liner is made from Impact TPO and BedRug Fiber materials that are 100% polypropylene, making it rugged enough to stand up to any punishment you put it through. It is fade and UV resistant, impervious to chemicals such as bleach, diesel fuel and even battery acid, and it will not mold or mildew. The polypropylene 3/4” of closed cell foam padding provides impact resistance that protects your truck bed, cargo, and your knees when climbing in and out of the bed.  MSRP starting at $439. Undercover Undercover ArmorFlex Capable of handling extreme off-road conditions and use, the Undercover ArmorFlex low-profile bed cover features a premium LINE-X® coating allowing you to stack parts, tools and other items on it without scratching or denting it. When closed, the heavy-duty panels fold-up for easy access to the bed, while providing provide against theft and the elements, while leaving the top guard rails free for certain types of cargo racks to haul additional equipment on or off-road. MSRP starting at $1029. Amp research Bed Xtender HD Moto If you’re carrying a motorcycle with your truck, the AMP Research® BedXtender HD™ Moto provides the enclosed space needed to secure full-size motorcycles, bikes or any extra-long cargo that you need to haul with the tailgate open. When not in use, it flips forward to keep your smaller cargo safe and organized in the truck bed. The patented slant-back design lets you haul even more. It is lightweight and made from 6063 T6 aluminum alloy tubes and torque-resistant clam-shell designed composite uprights. The durable finish comes in black or silver powder-coat. MSRP starts at $234.00. Decked Decked Drawer System If you want to organize and make the most use of space in your truck’s bed, the Decked Drawer System features two full-length bed drawers and has a 200 lbs. capacity per drawer. The Decked system is waterproof and prevents dust and particulates from reaching the cargo, and a locking mechanism can be added to each drawer for added security. You can also stack cargo on top of the Decked system as it holds up to 2,000 lbs. MSRP starts at $1,149.99.

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