How Do You Attach a Truck Camper to a Truck Bed?

When it comes to off-roading, nothing beats the convenience of a truck camper. From being able to travel without worrying about where you’ll sleep for the night to having an easy place to cook meals, these are great additions for any adventure.

But before you hit the road in your new truck camper, you need to know how to attach it properly. Here’s how you can safely attach a truck camper to your truck bed.

Step 1: Secure The Camper To The Truck Bed

Start by placing the camper on the truck so that it is centered and level. Secure the camper to the bed with four bolts—two on either side—and make sure they are tight with a wrench or ratchet set.

Step 2: Attach The Stabilizer Jacks

Next, attach the stabilizer jacks at each corner of the camper. Make sure they are securely attached and then tighten them with a wrench or ratchet set. Be sure not to over-tighten, as this could damage the jacks or cause them to break.

Step 3: Secure The Hitch Plate

The hitch plate should now be attached to the frame of your truck bed. Secure it with four bolts, making sure they are tight with a wrench or ratchet set. You may also need to use additional hardware such as washers or nuts.

Step 4: Connect The Wiring Harness

Now connect the wiring harness from your truck’s electrical system into the back of your camper. This will power all of your appliances and lights when you’re camping in your truck camper.

Step 5: Level The Camper

Once everything is securely attached, you can begin leveling your camper using adjustable stabilizing jacks and blocks. Make sure that everything is level before continuing onto step six.

Step 6: Check All Connections

Finally, check all connections one last time to ensure everything is secure before hitting the road. Look for any signs of wear or damage and be sure that all bolts are tight.


< p >Attaching a truck camper to a truck bed is relatively simple and straightforward when done correctly. By following these steps and double-checking all connections before hitting the road, you can safely enjoy all of your adventures in comfort and style!

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Stephen Dunn