How camper fixes to truck

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How camper fixes to truck

Post: # 27641Post zildjian
January 10th, 2020, 2:16 pm

Common question, simple answer is;
Many campers come with four hooks on underside roughly in each of the corners,
Your vehicle will likely have some factory welded hooks or other clips on side and headboard of tub, these won't be strong enough
so instead typically owners fit an eyebolt in each corner of the floor of tub which roughly corresponds to the campers hooks above,

Eyebolts are available from Ebay/Amazon though if you are anywhere near a Chandlery store (Boatshop) they will carry a variety of them too on the shelf.
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These fit simply in a drilled hole in tub, then bolted tight from underneath and add as big a plate washer before adding nut to spread the load
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Here fitted to a Hilux, they pass downwards through the fibreglass liner & steel floor then bolted up underneath

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To attach camper>vehicle you can use a turnbuckle (Ebay/Amazon/Chandler) again available in different grades and lengths to suit
or your camper may come with them already.
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