Modifying a vehicle and adding parts that make it unique can be a very fun venture. With the variety of different aftermarket companies and parts available on the market, there are many options available for truck owners. In a few cases parts can even be interchangeable between different truck models and manufacturers. As a result of the large variety of parts, there are accessories that a truck owner can add to their truck that can either hurt the resale value of their truck or help the resale value. These are the best accessories that a truck owner can add to add the most value to their truck.
For many truck owners, using the truck bed is essential, whether occasionally or regularly. Most truck beds are manufactured using aluminum or steel construction. While durable enough to last the lifetime of a truck, this bed construction can be damaged somewhat easily. There are a variety of bedliners available to protect the original material of a truck’s bed. Bedliner can be installed on the currently existing bed or sprayed onto the bed, either option offers protection for the truck.
A camper shell is referred to in a variety of different ways. Terms such as truck caps, canopies, or bed caps all refer to camper shells. These shells offer protection to a truck’s bed and anything in the truck bed. Constructed using various materials such as fiberglass and metal, camper shells a large enough for a truck owner to camp in. Many camper shells are designed to be at the level of the truck’s cab but there are also shells that are designed to be taller that the bed of a truck. Due to advantages such as improved gas mileage, increased bed protection, and increased storage capacity, camper shells add a lot of value to a truck.
Truck racks increase the carrying capacity of a truck. Manufactured using either steel or aluminum, truck racks can hold a variety of things from ladders to glass doors. These racks allow a truck owner to stack items that normally cannot be stacked in a truck bed.
For trucks that are driven in areas with a lot of loose debris, mud guards are very beneficial. These guards redirect debris from the road away from a truck and prevent the truck from getting dented or scratched. Aside from a truck owner’s own truck, mud guards prevent the truck from releasing the debris into the air and damaging the vehicles of others.
By improving the air flow to the engine, an upgraded intake can allow a truck to breathe better. In turn, as a result of the increase in air, a truck will receive better fuel economy. Additionally, if a quality air intake system is chosen, the truck will experience slight increases in both horsepower and torque. These are excellent attributes that buyers are on the lookout for when purchasing a vehicle.