BakFlip HD Tonneau Cover
- HD Aluminum Panels for Durability and Strength
- Integrated Drains Keep Water Out
- UV Protected Finish
- Hard Fold Up Design
- Extremely Low Profile Appearance
- Full Access to Stake Pocket Holes
- Highly Secure & Locks for Theft Protection
- Fast Mounting Process and Really Quick Removal
- Works With Almost Any Truck Bed Accessory
- Premium Black Powdercoat Finish
- BakFlip HD Tonneau Cover is Made in the USA
If you want a heavy duty aluminum folding tonneau cover, then you're in luck! The BakFlip HD tonneau cover is one seriously tough hard folding truck bed cover. Bak has taken the proven design of the original BakFlip and really beefed it up to make it stronger and more durable than ever!
This BakFlip HD cover consists of 5/8" thick EPS core with aircraft grade aluminum top. The indestructible aluminum is highly resistant to rust and has a classic black powder coat finish. Thick rubber hinges and seals prevent rain or snow from getting into your truck bed and damaging your valuable cargo. The people at Bak know how to make products that are functional, long lasting and sleek. The BakFlip HD tonneau cover is no exception!
This rugged tonno is meant to be a workhorse and will function consistently day in and day out, on or off the job site. They can handle up to 350 lbs of evenly distributed weight! This means that no matter how bad the weather, you won't need to worry about your truck cover failing due to the weight of ice or snow.
Truck beds are well known to play havoc with aerodynamics and create a lot of extra drag. Adding a BakFlip HD truck bed cover will improve your pickups aerodynamic profile increasing your fuel economy by as much as 11%!
There is also the aspect of appearance with the Bak Flip HD. If you're looking for attention, this pickup truck cover is number 1 and will do exactly that. Your cover will sit flush with your bed creating a sharp clean look. This folding tonno cover is treated to protect from damaging UV rays that cause lesser covers to fade from black to gray in just a few short years.
So what are you waiting for? Get your truck into a BakFlip HD tonneau cover today, they're flippin' awesome!
The cargo management, utili-track, or deck rail system options refer to the factory installed rail system designed to hold moveable cargo cleats along the inside of your truck bed. Please call us for further clarification.
FRP - Fiberglass
EPS - 2 lbs
EPS - 3lbs
EPS - 3lbs
EPS - 3lbs
Fiberglass hair cell
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|Sliding Tie Downs|
|Works with BakBox|
FAQ Answers to BakFlip Truck Bed Covers
Security: BakFlip covers are made of multiple panels. These panels automatically lock as you close them. The only way to release these hard folding panels is to pull on a latch cable secured under the cover. Doing so will allow you to fold each panel forward. When the panels are closed you cannot open the cover without access to the under-side of the BakFlip panels. LOCKING YOUR TAILGATE will result in the cover being completely impregnable. If your truck does not have a locking tailgate then a tailgate lock such as a pop n lock can be simply added. The latches secure the cover on both sides and the panels can be operated from either the driver or passenger side of the truck bed. This means it is convenient to operate the cover from either side. All BakFlip’s have tamper-proof locking slam latches which offer maximum “out of sight – out of mind” security and peace of mind. BakFlip GS Cover composition: BakFlip GS covers are made from heavy duty laminated sandwich panels. These panels are layered with ABS sheets on either side of a core made from EPS, essentially making the panels extremely strong, yet lightweight. The panels are also insulated making them noise resistant and allowing the truck bed to be cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. The EPS (closed cell foam) core is completely weather resistant and cannot leak or allow any moisture to penetrate the panels. The ABS is UV protected and impervious to harmful sun rays, acids, fertilizers, chemicals, gasoline etc. BakFlip HD Cover composition: BakFlip HD panels are made of aluminum. All BakFlip covers have 4 panels which fold. Trucks that are less than 6 feet long have just 3 folding panels. All panels are framed with tough aluminum frames. These frames add to the tensile strength of the panels and allow over 200lbs of evenly distributed weight to be put on top of the cover. The panels are almost an inch thick. And sit completely flush with the top edge of your truck bed rails.
Hinges: BakFlip hinges are seamless. Unlike a piano hinge which can rust, leak, squeak, corrode and wear with time, the BakFlip seamless hinge system is made of a synthetic rubber. These specially formulated hinges act as the panel connectors, yet are flexible enough to act as hinges. This unique patented hinge system is completely silent and will not result in road chatter and is completely water proof.
Clamping system: BakFlip covers all install using a patented rail system. This rail system is clamped to the truck bed using specially designed clamps that grip behind the truck bed rails and sandwich the BakFlip rails in position. These clamps result in a clean, easy installation that requires no drilling. They clamps are easy to install and are serrated so that they grip the rails firmly and will not slip or loosen over time.
Rails: BakFlip rails are made from extremely durable Aluminum. They are powder coated black to match the vehicles accents and have a built in drainage gutter to collect any unwanted water. The rails help to funnel the water towards a drain valve located at the front ends of the rails. This patented rail system ensures that your cargo remains dry at all times. The panels also latch to these rails. The rails are lined with rubber gaskets so that they never scuff or rub the paint off your truck bed rails. The rails extend a mere 1/8th inch over the edge of the truck bed and 1 inch inwards of the truck rails. This means that they do not obstruct bed extenders and will work with most toolboxes as well.
Weights: The average BakFlip G2 cover weighs a mere 40 lbs and the BakFlip HD about 55 lbs. This includes the weight of the rails. The cover is designed to handle over 250 lbs of weight. The core of the panel gives it a lightweight feel, however don’t be fooled by this. Many aircrafts are made with this technology and are designed to be extremely strong, yet light. Because of the light weight nature of the cover, it is easy for people of all ages to operate. It’s also easy to ship or to remove and put back whenever you’d like.
All season friendly: Since the BakFlip is made of specially chosen weather resistant components and engineered with as few moving parts as possible, they are extremely water tight. While it is impossible for any cover to claim being 100% water proof, BakFlip covers can be relied upon to keep in excess of 98% of any water out of the truck bed. There are 2 drain hoses in the front of each rail that funnel water that’s collected in the rail system out of the bed. Since 99% of trucks are raised at the back and lower at the front end, these drain tubes are uniquely position at the far front corners of the bed to ensure that they work optimally. Snow and ice are no match for the BakFlip. Simply break any ice build up off the cover or sweep off snow. The BakFlip is designed to perform in extreme temperatures. Since the panels are impact resistant, they cannot dent, so even hail is not a problem. Specially engineered front and rear gaskets seal the cover at the cab end and tailgate end of the truck. This keeps moisture out and ensures tighter security on a whole.
Driving with panels open: You can absolutely drive with the BakFlip panels open. Specially incorporated D-rings and anchor points are an integral part of each BakFlip cover. This means that you can drive with one, two, three or four panels open for a wealth of loading options which are unavailable with any other truck bed cover. This feature is a favorite of any person who pulls a 5th wheel trailer or simply wants the convenience of NEVER having to remove their cover to haul a load of any size. Every BakFlip cover has 2 integrated gas struts. The struts assist in raising the panels to a vertical position behind your cab. Since the panels are stacked on top of each other before being raised vertically, they are at their heaviest which is why the struts are so convenient. They are rated at 70 lbs. They gas struts will keep the panels in this upright position without allowing them to flop down. IT IS HIGHLY RECCOMMENDED THAT YOU ONLY DRIVE WITH THE COVER IN THIS POSITION IF YOU MUST, EG: IF YOU HAVE SOMETHING SUPPORTING IT OPEN SUCH AS A DESK OR REFRIGERATOR.
BAKFLIP WORKS WITH OTHER ACCESSORIES: Huge amounts of research have gone into producing BakFlip covers to allow them to seamless co-exist and install with other commonly used accessories. These include bed caps, tailgate protectors, bed rails, carpet bedliners, spray on bedliners, drop in bedliners, floor mounted tool boxes, stake pocket mounted accessories such as tie downs and racks. Unfortunately BakFlip covers are not designed to work with old fashioned over the rail bedliners unless you modify the rails of the liner. The will however work with any bed rail (plastic) that comes on trucks directly from the manufacturer.
Maintenance: Since BakFlip covers are rugged and built to last, simple washing at the time you wash your truck is sufficient to see your cover last for years. It is fine to spray or clean the cover with agents such as 303 or ArmorAll.
InstallationThe Bak Flip HD Tonneau Covers by Bak Industries offer an easy at home no drill installation. For additional information see the install manual below or call us at 1-866-309-1907 or 701-253-5906.
|Honda Ridgeline Installation Instructions.|
Product Reviews Summary
|Ease of Installation||4.6|
|Price / Value||4.5|
|96 Customer Reviews|
|Best value and quality for my '13 ridgeline. OEM version was nearly twice as much and more difficult to install.|
|I love the functionality but at that price point I was expecting something a little more stable. I couldn't believe how easy it was to install but I was very disappointed to see a screw (that was never touched during assembly) start to rust after the second rainfall. Overall it is a great product.|
|This cover works great on my Honda Ridgeline. I open and close it daily to access gear for work and have had no problems to date. Add a tailgate lock for security.|
|I recently purchased the BakFlip HD for my Ridgeline and I am very happy with it. The online purchase went smoothly, including applying discounts that were available. The product arrived in just a few days time and was in perfect condition due to being well packaged. Installation was a breeze and I'm very impressed with the quality, design, fit and finish of the HD model. The only reason I haven't given it a full five stars is because I feel that these (bed cover) products in general cost more than they should. It's not that complicated of a product and it seems like they should be offered for less. But of course, that's just my opinion and I might be off base on that. Overall, I'm still very satisfied and if I had the option of rating 4-1/2, I would.|
|Outstanding product. The G2 HD sure seems like it will withstand all weather conditions. Only time will tell..... In the meantime, it is nice to close off the bed for additional storage when traveling. I like the idea of having a cover.....that folds...This is my first folding cover...and have no regrets!|
|I installed this BakFlip G2 HD a week ago. About an hour for installation, but, I was in no rush. The installation was fairly straightforward. However, the manual does not mention replacing the front bolt of the front upper Tie-downs, after removing the cleats. The rails only require one bolt here, so why not replace the bolt you had to remove.
Also, the bolts that come with the tonneau are plated; some sort of Zinc (?) plating. Why not Stainless Steel? I'm going to replace mine with S/S ones. Probably cost about $4. Put on some 'Anti-Seize' and you're good for life. There was also no mention (or pictures) of the self-tapping screws (plastic bag included with 4 black self-tapping upholstery screws).
I found out from BakFlip's web site, that they (the screws (2)) are used at the tailgate end of the rails. I drilled 1/8" pilot holes, and found I was only drilling the composite liner, not the steel box.
After a trip back home from the cottage (about 2 hours) in a light rain, I opened the tailgate to find a lot of water leakage. Coming from a hard tonneau on a ’04 Tacoma that never leaked for the four years I had it,
this was somewhat disappointing. I checked the adjustment, and everything seems to line up, at the front and back.
So, the nature of the beast?? It will be interesting to see what happens this winter up here in the Great White North, at minus thirty Celsius
(in Fahrenheit, that’s just plain cold).
When folding or unfolding the cover, don’t wear a belt with a buckle or jacket with a large zipper. You can easily scratch the side of the truck. I’m 5’11” and, being very careful, I can just fold it, (or unfold it), without scraping the fender.
So, that’s my rant.
Overall, I’d give this tonneau about 8.0 to 8.5 out of 10.
Functionality 9.0 (Get used to opening and closing the tailgate to fold or unfold the tonneau)
Water Seal 5.0
|high quality product - easy to install - easy to open and close|
|So far I love it, easy to install great quality, a little to much $$ for just aluminum panels...|
|Great product. Ordered wrong size and realtruck replaced with correct one no questions asked. Very satisfied customer.|