How Do You Put D Ring in Truck Bed?

Installing a D-ring in the bed of your truck is an easy and inexpensive way to secure items in the back of your truck. It’s also a great project for beginners, as it requires no special tools or complex instructions. All you need is a few basic tools, some basic materials, and a little bit of time.

The first step in installing a D-ring is to measure the space where you want to install it. You’ll need to make sure that the size of the D-ring will fit in the area you have chosen. If you’re not sure about how big the D-ring should be, take measurements from similar rings already installed on your truck.

Once you have determined the size of the ring and marked off where it will go, use a drill to create two holes for mounting screws. Be sure to use drill bits that are slightly larger than the mounting screws so that they fit snugly into place. You may also want to countersink the holes slightly so that they are flush with the bed of your truck.

Next, slide the D-ring into place and secure it with mounting screws. Make sure that all four corners are fully secured before tightening them down. If necessary, use some zip ties or wire ties around each corner as an added security measure.

Finally, finish off by spraying any exposed metal parts with rust preventative spray to help protect against corrosion. This is especially important if you live in an area with high humidity.


Installing a D-ring in your truck bed is a simple process that requires no special tools or complex instructions. Measure out where you want to install it, drill two holes for mounting screws, slide it into place, and secure with screws and/or zip ties if necessary.

Lastly, spray any exposed metal parts with rust preventative spray for extra protection against corrosion. With these steps followed correctly, you can easily put a D Ring in your truck bed with minimal effort!

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Karen Watkins