V2 Accessory Panel Installation

Install Instructions

Installing TRUKD Accessory panels takes 15-30 minutes depending on how much time you need to adjust your rack spacing around your mounting location and tonneau cover.

It can be done alone, but we recommend having a second set of hands to help hold things together.

Note: You will reuse the screws from your faceplates, no hardware comes with your accessory panel(s).


  • 1 or 2 Accessory Panels

Tools Required

5/32 Hex wrench

7/32 Hex Wrench

Clamps or Straps to secure your crossbars (We use a TRUKD Mounted Ratchet Strap in the Video)

Step 1: Remove your Faceplates 4-6X 1/4-20 screws/washers and 4X 3/8-16 Screws and Shoulder Washers (previously installed rack only)

Step 2: Make sure you front upright is in the correct position and loosen the mounts on the rear upright

Step 3: Attach the Accessory panel to the front Upright with 1 3/8-16 bolt/nylon shoulder washer. Leave it loose.

Step 4: Adjust the spacing with the loosened rear upright to match the hole spacing on the accessory panel and install both 3/8-16 bolts and shoulder washers. Leave them loose.

Step 5: Install the second 3/8-16 bolt and shoulder washer on the front upright. Still loose.

Step 6: Adjust vertical alignment of the panel to the uprights and install the 4 or 6 1/4-20 screws and washers. Tighten these down. You may need to add additional thread lock.

Step 7: Tighten all your 3/8-16 bolts, and retighten the rear upright to your truck bed.

***If this is a new install, it can help to pre-thread the bolts into the holes. During manufacturing some powdercoat can find its way into the 1/4-20 threads on the uprights.