Getting BAK to Business

By John M. Arnaud

All right, I couldn’t help myself with that headline. My failed attempt at cleverness aside, there probably aren’t many such phrases that VP of Sales Ryan Herman and Director of Sales – East Chris Fleeman from BAK Industries haven’t heard. When they dropped in to see us last week for a vendor strategy meeting, however, we hoped to share some new information they’d find of interest. Turns out they had some to offer as well.

With ramped-up manufacturing to meet increasing demand, a reinvigorated customer service team, and fantastic truck covers on the rise, BAK Industries is one to watch in the tonneau segment. In addition to taking in our standard partnership briefing, the BAK team stayed on an extra day to help us shoot some installation video for their Revolver X2 cover. The below photo with Chris and In the Garage host Stephen Fillers is a sneak peek of some of the footage. Stay tuned to our Total Truck Centers YouTube channel for the full release!

In the Garage with Chris Fleeman - BAK Industries
In the Garage with Chris Fleeman – BAK Industries

We’d like to thank Ryan and Chris for taking the time to come out to see us. Without the support of manufacturers like BAK, our program wouldn’t be possible!

To grab a BAK topper for your pickup, head on over to your local Total Truck Centers retailer. Find an affiliated store using our dealer locator.

If you are a truck aftermarket retailer or installer interested in joining the nationwide Total Truck Centers network, click here to get started!

Though this is not a paid review, this content has been produced by The AAM Group™ in support of manufacturers with whom it has a business relationship.

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BAK Industries: Revolver X2 Rolling Tonneau Cover

The new and improved Revolver X2 is a hard rolling tonneau cover that offers tough security; ingenious mechanical locking rails; and a flush, “no profile” design. Patented automatic rotational locking rails and composite locking blocks secure the cover the entire length of the bed on each side, creating an impenetrable compartment when the cover is closed and locked. This unrivaled strength is complemented by a marine-grade vinyl finish, giving the cover an elegant look and feel.

The Revolver X2 requires no heavy lifting of panels like a folding cover, and easily rolls up with one hand to provide 100% bed access and third brake light visibility–without completely blocking the rear view window. In addition, the integrated buckle system secures the cover in place at the cab, allowing you to drive with the cover open for hauling large loads.

Revolver X2 is made for Chevy, GMC, Dodge, Ford, Honda, Nissan, Toyota, Mazda Isuzu, Mitsubishi, and VW pickup trucks.

Though this is not a paid review, this content has been produced by The AAM Group™ in support of manufacturers with whom it has a business relationship.

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Superchips: Flashpaq F5

The all-new Flashpaq F5 performance tuner from Superchips uses an updated, easy-to-use graphic interface; a high-resolution color screen; scan features; and tuning levels to achieve more power per dollar than any other tuner on the market. Available for Ford (PN 1845), Chevy/GMC (PN 2845), Dodge/Ram/Chrysler (PN 3845), California Edition (PN 4845), and Jeep (1998-2014 JK: PN 3874 & 2015 JK: PN 3876).

Features:

  • High-definition, 2.8″ color screen
  • Redesigned graphic interface for improved user experience
  • Increased memory with faster processor for improved tuning and updating
  • Performance tuning for Economy, Towing, Daily Driving, and Extreme Tuning
  • Eliminates downshifting when climbing hills
  • Speedometer correction for changes in tire size and gear ratio
  • Adjusts speed and rev limiters
  • Tuning for shift points, shift firmness, and TQ management
  • Internet updatable with all-new software via USB
  • Active fuel-management control
  • Vehicle parameter-monitoring capabilities
  • Reads and clears diagnostic trouble codes
  • Compatible with other performance upgrades
  • 2-year powertrain warranty
    Superchips FlashpaqF5
    Superchips Flashpaq F5

    Superchips Flashpaq F5 Jeep
    Superchips Flashpaq F5 – Jeep

Though this is not a paid review, this content has been produced by The AAM Group™ in support of manufacturers with whom it has a business relationship.

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K&N (57-2583): FIPK for 2011-2014 Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost

K&N’s 57-2583 50-state, street-legal air intake system for 2011-2014 Ford F-150 3.5L EcoBoost pickups provides guaranteed increases in horsepower and torque. It features a roto-molded, high-density polyethylene (HDPE) air intake tube attached to a large, reusable, high-flow K&N air filter and an application-specific heat shield to deflect engine heat away from the air inlet. The HDPE air intake tube allows for increased flexibility in design and manufacturing as well as the large power gains.

K&N 57-2583
K&N 57-2583

Though this is not a paid review, this content has been produced by The AAM Group™ in support of manufacturers with whom it has a business relationship.

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Putco: DayLiner SwitchBack LED Accent Lighting

Putco’s SwitchBack LED DayLiners feature high-power COB (chip on board) LEDs embedded into CNC-trimmed aluminum for an attractive accent day or night. Plus, they features Putco’s new channel light style!

Using your vehicle’s daytime running light and turn signal switches, SwitchBack DayLiners are application specific and affix to your headlamps via preapplied 3M automotive tape.

Each kit includes 5′ of wire and scotch lock clips for easy wiring into your daytime running lamps or low-beam light assembly.

Made in the USA and also available in black.

PUTCO 290150T
PUTCO 290150T

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NSF1 Project Jeep Part 9: Rightline Gear

NSF1 is a project Jeep Wrangler Unlimited being built as a joint venture between two giants in the automotive aftermarket—Total Truck Centers and Performance Corner—to benefit the Navy SEAL Foundation. This video series will highlight the installation, features, and benefits of products donated by sponsoring program manufacturers.

In this video, we take a closer look at the following from Rightline Gear:

Jeep Storage Bag (100J72)

Roll Bar Storage Bag (100J70)

Auto Duffle Bag (100J76)

Follow the NSF1 project on:

Facebook: Facebook.com/NSF1Jeep
Twitter: Twitter.com/PerformanceJeep #NSF1

Though this is not a paid review, this content has been produced by The AAM Group™ in support of manufacturers with whom it has a business relationship.

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