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SL Service Body

A rugged workhorse built with exceptional craftsmanship and premium materials. Get more body for your money with a long list of standard features. Resists rust and corrosion for year after year of dependable service.

SLIDING TOPS
SLIDING TOPS

Sliding tops provide excellent security for tools and supplies stored in our service body load space, as well as an added degree of convenience. The rear section slides freely on full-length aluminum tracks. The front section is stationary. They include locks with a two-point positive action T-handle lock.

 SPACEMAKER® LIDS
SPACEMAKER® LIDS

Spacemaker® lids provide top-opening compartments with 15 percent more storage space. Lids are reinforced and equipped with two nitrogen gas props.  Rotary catches have push-button release, permitting easy one-handed closure from either end. Available in aluminum or steel.

STAINLESS STEEL T-HANDLE LOCKS
STAINLESS STEEL T-HANDLE LOCKS

Three-point stainless steel T-handle locks with bolt-on recessed pan for maximum security. Attractive and rust-resistant with no exposed fasteners. Features a double-bitted, high quality locking cylinder.

If you need to bring along a trailer for your next project, you can select a heavy-duty tow hitch, which is available to provide towing capabilities to all service bodies.
If you need to bring along a trailer for your next project, you can select a heavy-duty tow hitch, which is available to provide towing capabilities to all service bodies.

If you need to bring along a trailer for your next project, you can select a heavy-duty tow hitch, which is available to provide towing capabilities to all service bodies.

 RETRACTABLE UTILITY BED COVER (RUBC)
RETRACTABLE UTILITY BED COVER (RUBC)

The RUBC is designed for service bodies to shield previously exposed materials from the weather and potential theft. It’s available as a manual spring-action cover or with an electric motor operated by a manual switch and optional with a hands-free remote (sold separately).

LATCH-MATIC® REMOTE LOCKING SYSTEM
LATCH-MATIC® REMOTE LOCKING SYSTEM

One touch simultaneously locks or unlocks all compartments on the service body from up to 25 feet away, eliminating the tediousness of having to open each door to get to what you need. Two high-quality key fob transmitters are provided. The systems consist of proven, automotive-quality components with concealed wiring and hardware. Compartment doors can still be locked individually with keys.

LATCH-MATIC® SYSTEM INTEGRATION WITH CHASSIS LOCKS
LATCH-MATIC® SYSTEM INTEGRATION WITH CHASSIS LOCKS

Parts are now available to integrate chassis’ power locking systems with the Reading Latch-Matic® keyless entry system. When the Latch-Matic system is integrated to the chassis, the driver’s OEM key fob, and door lock switches, will lock and unlock the service body as well as the chassis doors.

SL Service Body - 98 & 108 Bodies

MODEL APPROX. WEIGHT CAB-TO-AXLE A B C D E F G APPROX. COMPARTMENT CLEAR DOOR OPENINGS REAR VIEW
H I J K L M N O
SLU98-SWs 1054 lbs. 56” 28” 47” 23” 98” 40” 9” 18-1/2” 22-1/2” x 33-3/8” 45-1/2” x 11-7/8” 17-1/2” x 33-3/8” 24” 10-3/8” 48-1/2” 77-1/2” N/A
SLU108-DWs 1259 lbs. 60” 33” 47” 28” 108” 40” 9” 18-1/2” 27-1/2” x 33-3/8” 45-1/2” x 11-7/8” 22-1/2” x 33-3/8” 24” 21-1/2” 48-1/2” 91-1/2” N/A
MODEL APPROX. WEIGHT CAB-TO-AXLE A B C D E F G APPROX. COMPARTMENT CLEAR DOOR OPENINGS REAR VIEW
STEEL LIDS ALUM. LIDS H I J K L M N O
SLUS98-SWs 1190 lbs. 1111 lbs. 56” 28” 47” 23” 98” 41-3/4” 18-1/2” 4-3/4” 22-1/2” x 33-3/8” 45-1/2” x 11-7/8” 17-1/2” x 33-3/8” 24” 25-3/4” 10-3/8” 48-1/2” 77-1/2”
SLUS108-DW 1435 lbs. 1332 lbs. 60” 33” 47” 28” 108” 41-3/4” 18-1/2” 4-3/4” 27-1/2” x 33-3/8” 45-1/2” x 11-7/8” 22-1/2” x 33-3/8” 24” 25-3/4” 21-1/2” 48-1/2” 91-1/2”

Compartment Layout: Standard

Compartment Layout

Rear View

Compartment Layout: Spacemaker

Compartment Layout

Rear View

SL Service Body - 132 Bodies

MODEL APPROX. WEIGHT CAB-TO-AXLE A B C D E F G H APPROX. COMPARTMENT CLEAR DOOR OPENINGS REAR VIEW
I J K L M
SLU132-DW 1510 lbs. 84” 36” 21” 47” 28” 132” 40” 18-1/2” 9” 27-1/2” x 33-3/8” 17-1/2” x 33-3/8” 45-1/2” x 11-7/8” 22-1/2” x 33-3/8” 24”
MODEL APPROX. WEIGHT CAB-TO-AXLE A B C D E F G H APPROX. COMPARTMENT CLEAR DOOR OPENINGS REAR VIEW
STEEL LIDS ALUM. LIDS I J K L M
SLUS132-DW 1768 lbs. 1620 lbs. 84″ 36” 21” 47” 28” 132” 41-3/4” 18-1/2” 4-3/4” 27-1/2” x 33-3/8” 17-1/2” x 33-3/8” 45-1/2” x 11-7/8” 27-1/2” x 33-3/8” 24”

Compartment Layout: Standard

Compartment Layout

Rear View

Compartment Layout: Spacemaker

Compartment Layout

Rear View

Service Body Brochure
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Features

Slam-Action Tailgate

Slam-Action Tailgate

The iconic Reading tailgate is easy to open and shut with a pickup-style latch and slam-action closure. Tailgate is 14″ tall with a treadplate working surface, to provide sure-footed access to the loadspace. The working hardware is stainless steel — knee braces, locking rods, hinge rods and striker channels. Knee braces are removable and protect against rust and corrosion while allowing the tailgate to swing down completely.

Heavy-Duty Compartment Doors

Heavy-Duty Compartment Doors

Reading’s double-panel doors are made from 18-gauge A60 galvannealed steel for both outer and inner panels. Doors are internally braced to resist deflection, and provide long-lasting durability.

Powder Coat Finish

Powder Coat Finish

A durable, high-gloss polyester powder coat that is electrically bonded to surfaces and melted to form a durable, corrosion-resistant finish. Produces a brighter finish that resists corrosion, chemicals, humidity, scratches, chips and UV damage. Standard on all service body models.

Aluma-Fill® Cup

Aluma-Fill® Cup

An all-aluminum dish around the fuel cap protects the body from accidental nicks and scratches during refueling, and is more durable than typical plastic brackets.

Removable Stainless Steel Tailgate Knee Braces

Removable Stainless Steel Tailgate Knee Braces

Reading’s iconic tailgate is held open using durable stainless steel braces, not cables. The tailgate folds fully flat for easy access to the cargo area.

Recessed Frame-Mounted Bumper

Recessed Frame-Mounted Bumper

Reading service and enclosed utility bodies are offered with a selection of ‘pooched’ bumpers that improve traction and give you sure-footed access to the cargo area. Recessed bumpers provide easy access to a trailer hitch.