Westerner Storage Bodies
with these industry leading Knapheide features:
- Triple Contact
- Wrap Around
- Complete Undercoating
60" and 84" CA Models
- KSS Appearance
Tailored to GM, Ford and Dodge
Pickup Style Tailgate
Style Door Latches
- 40" High
Standard and Flip-Top Models
with Option Fit Options
here are some of the features, benefits and advantages available
gas cylinder door struts for easy and safe operation.
window for safety and visibility.
galvanneal steel body shell providing strength and corrosion
cured and linked exterior primer provides superior paint
adhesion, resists rust caused by scratching and denting.
shelf support, optional bracket for mounting modular shelf
gray finish painted interior reflects light, making contents
easier to find.
double panel galvanneal door, 20" high x 72" long
for easy outside access.
high mounted safety lamp (CHMSL) meets FMVSS light codes.
and rear doors are sealed with continuous automotive bulb
type seal that protects the kap interior against the elements.
spring over center door retainers supplied with vertical
doors providing positive open and closed positions.
T-handle twist lock with 3 point contact for positive closure
and door security.
height, double opening vertical rear doors giving 49-1/2"
clear door opening, provides flat floor storage for 48"
wide materials. (Additional rear door choices are available)
continuous Hinge with stainless steel pin adds door strength
and security against theft.
Knapheide Westerner Storage Body provides safe secure storage
plus towing ability, with the following features:
heavy-duty 14 ga. rust resistant galvanneal construction.
in reinforcement posts and louvers provide cab and window
rack design with two (2) built in tie-downs.
light included on 78" wide models.
area work lights (2) - recessed for protection
lights - (optional) sealed lights with recessed mounting
and weathertight connections
light guards provide protection for optional lighting package.
ga. two-sided A-40 galvanneal Steel Body and Bulkhead/Sunscreen
ga Treadplate floor
immersion in Electrodeposition Epoxy Prime Paint
20 G.A. Doors
Rotary Latches (T handle optional)
Spring over Center Door Closer
Type Door Seals
Finish Painted Gray
Shelf Per Compartment
The Knapheide Difference:
24" High Double
- 10 ga. H.S.
steel construction (8 ga. mild steel equivalent).
- The tailgate
has the ability to drop a full 180 degrees.
- 5/16" alloy
spreader chains are standard.
- Tailgates with
a "lever operated" drop-down capacity are also
available as an option.
- Behind the cab
trip lever standard for easy dumping.
- Modern Rear
Lights and Protective Skirt
- Modern rectangular
sealed lights with weather tight connections, protected
under the tailgate.
- Rust resistant
punched chassis taillight window (instead of expanded metal).
- Heavy duty 11
ga. high strength steel construction (9 ga. mild steel equivalent)
- Rust resistant
punched window (instead of expanded metal commonly used
- Heavy Duty Drop-Sides
with Cheater Board Sockets (available on Drop-Side)
- Double latches
with heavy duty greaseable hinges.
- 45 degree slanted
- Single drop
down sides on lengths of 9' to 12'.
- Split sides
(with no center post) for handling ease on lengths of 14'
of the Knapheide Service Body Include:
- Rugged 14-gauge
two-sided A-40 galvanneal steel body shell.
- Complete immersion
in electrodeposition gray epoxy prime paint.
exclusive "return flange" floor design provides support
for side compartments, adds floor strength and eliminates
rust-prone exposed seam between floor and side compartments.
- Double shell,
20-gauge two-sided A-40 galvanneal steel hat section reinforced
doors for durability and long life.
- Exclusive thick
automotive bulb-type neoprene door seats protects compartment
contents from weather.
- Exclusive all
stainless steel continuous hinges.
rotary style latches.
- Double spring
over center door closures on all vertical doors.
- Exclusive "Quick
Mount" installation permits quick, safe mounting of body
and bumper, allows easy transfer from chassis to chassis
(meets FMVSS301 requirements)
- Rubber coated
- Interior light
- 250-lb capacity
adjustable divider shelves.