How Do You Attach a Truck Camper to Bed?

Attaching a Truck Camper to Bed

A truck camper is an ideal solution for those who need the flexibility of a motorhome, but don’t want the hassle of driving a large vehicle. Truck campers can be attached to the bed of almost any pickup truck, creating an easy to use and manage mobile living space. There are several steps you need to take when attaching a truck camper to bed.

Step One: Preparing the Truck

The first step in attaching a truck camper is preparing the truck itself. If your pickup has an existing bed liner, it should be removed before you attach the camper.

This will provide you with easier access to the mounting points. The next step is to check that all of your tie down points are secure and in good condition, as they will be used later in order to secure the camper.

Step Two: Attaching The Camper

Once your truck is prepped and ready, it’s time to attach the camper. Start by aligning the camper with your pickup’s frame, making sure that all four corners line up perfectly.

Then, use ratchet straps or chains to secure each corner of the camper to its corresponding tie down point on your pickup’s frame. Make sure that all straps or chains are tightly secured so that there is no movement when you drive.

Step Three: Finishing Touches

The final step in attaching a truck camper is making sure everything looks neat and tidy once mounted on your vehicle. Once secured, check for any gaps between your truck and camper, as well as any loose parts or screws that may have been left behind during installation. Make sure these are tightened securely before taking off on your journey!


Attaching a truck camper requires some preparation and careful attention to detail, but with these steps you can easily mount your own mobile living space in just a few minutes! With proper preparation and installation techniques, you can enjoy countless miles of adventure while cruising around in comfort and style!

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Karen Watkins