Q. What is
the difference between the TruXport™ and a TruXedo®
Lo Profile tonneau cover?
A.The TruXport™ tonneau cover is intended to be an economic
alternative to traditional snap-style covers. It has fewer features
and benefits than the premium tonneau cover, TruXedo® Lo Profile.
This comparison shows the differences between the two tonneau covers.
Q. How does
the fabric of the TruXport™ differ from the Original
TruXedo® and TruXedo® Lo Profile fabric?
A.All of the TruXedo® brand tonneau covers are made from 100%
Made in America Seaman fabric. The Original TruXedo® and TruXedo®
Lo Profile covers are made of 18 ounce fabric and the TruXport™
is made with 14 ounce fabric. For more differences between the products,
click here for the comparison.
Q. Is the
TruXport™ weather proof?
A.Although no tonneau cover is completely waterproof, the TruXport™
tonneau cover will help to keep rain, snow, and dust out of the
bed of your truck. The TruXport™ has seals on all four sides.
Q. Can I
use the TruXport™ with my toolbox?
A.The TruXport™ tonneau cover does cover the entire truck
bed. It cannot be made to fit with an existing toolbox.
Q. Does the
TruXport™ come in any other colors?
A. The TruXport™ fabric is available in black only.
Q. How can
I keep the TruXport™ tonneau cover tight?
A.TruXport™ tonneau covers come with an easily adjustable
tension control system, located at the rear of the cover, near the
tailgate. By turning the plastic dials on each side of the cover,
you can adjust the tension on the cover. For more detailed instructions
on adjusting the tension control on the TruXport™ cover, see
the owner’s manual.
Q. How does
the TruXport™ mount to the truck?
A.The TruXport™ is a top-mount design, meaning it mounts to
the top of the truck bed rails. The rails of the TruXport™
are clamped onto the truck bed rails on each side using three clamps.
The front and rear headers attach to the TruXport™ rails.
For more detailed instructions on installing the TruXport™
tonneau cover, please refer to the owner’s manual.
Q. I have
other truck accessories. Can I use the TruXport™ with
A.Since the TruXport™ is mounted to the top of the truck bed
rails, it cannot be used with bed rails. It can, however, be used
with bed liners and bed caps.
Q. Can I
lock the TruXport™ tonneau cover?
A.The TruXport™ tonneau cover cannot be opened without opening
the tailgate. Cover can be locked when used with a locking tailgate.
Q. Will the
TruXport™ fabric fade in the sun?
A.The fabric used in the TruXport™ is very high quality and
has been tested in extreme conditions. It is UV-protected and will
not fade in the sun.
Q. I would
like to install my TruXport™ myself. How long does it
take to install a TruXport™ tonneau cover?
A.The TruXport™ does require more assembly than the Original
TruXedo® and the TruXedo® Lo Profile. On average, it takes
about 20-30 minutes to install.
Q. With other
inexpensive tonneau covers, it is difficult to operate them
in cold weather. Will TruXport™ work in the cold?
A.TruXport™ fabric expands slightly in cold weather, so it
is very easy to operate – even at 20 degrees below zero! There
are no cumbersome snaps of zip-strips to hassle with – no
more tugging on the fabric to get it snapped. Just roll it back
and latch into place. Then slide your hand along the sides to engage
the Velcro® brand fasteners on the sides.