SL Service Body

Reading’s SL service bodies feature the premium materials and quality construction Reading is famous for at an exceptional value. The SL is available in 98″ single rear wheel, 108″ and 132″ dual rear wheel configurations. Both are available in standard and low-profile designs. You can get even more storage space with the Reading Spacemaker® option.

Every SL service truck body moves through our exclusive E-coat primer and powder coat finish process for outstanding rust and corrosion resistance. In addition, the SL service body offers numerous standard features and options, including Dual-Pro® door seals, an Aluma-Fill fuel cup, stainless steel rotary locks, a slam-action tailgate and much more.

Made in America and backed by our 6-year warranty, the SL service body offers unbeatable value.

  • 6 Year Warranty

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  1. Heavy-Duty Compartment Doors

    18-gauge steel outer door skin is 3/8” thicker than the industry standard. Double-panel construction and internal reinforcement make these the thickest and strongest doors in the industry.

  2. Stainless Steel Bolt-On Hinges

    Stainless steel bolt-on hinges feature a fully concealed pin protected from the elements and provide smooth, reliable operation.

  3. Dual-Pro® Seal System

    Patented design increases clear door openings in every compartment of the body. Large, automotive quality bubble-type seal and mechanical seal provide a dual line of defense against weather.

  1. Incandescent Lighting

    Incandescent stop, tail, turn and clearance lights

  2. Slam-Action Tailgate

    Pickup style slam-action tailgate with polished stainless steel handle and double-panel construction. Features 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.

  1. Spring-Loaded Door Holder

    Located on all vertical doors. Holds the door at 90 degrees in an open position. Includes a removable hasp for greater extension.

  2. Heavy-Duty Compartment Doors

    18-gauge steel outer door skin is 3/8” thicker than the industry standard. Double-panel construction and internal reinforcement make these the thickest and strongest doors in the industry.

  3. Dual-Pro® Seal System

    Patented design increases clear door openings in every compartment of the body. Large, automotive quality bubble-type seal and mechanical seal provide a dual line of defense against weather.

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    Latch-Matic® Remote Locking System

    Latch-Matic® Remote Locking System

    One touch simultaneously locks or unlocks all compartments on the body from up to 25' away. Two high quality key fob transmitters provided. Proven, automotive quality components with concealed wiring and hardware. Compartment doors can be locked individually with keys.
    Removable Overhead Ladder Rack

    Removable Overhead Ladder Rack

    Removable steel ladder racks store ladders securely out of the way on the top of your service body.
    Sliding Tops

    Sliding Tops

    Sliding tops provide excellent security for tools and supplies stored in our service body load space.  The rear section slides freely on full-length aluminum tracks. Front section is stationary. 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.
    Tow Hitch - Service Body

    Tow Hitch - Service Body

    Redi-Gate Tailgate

    Redi-Gate Tailgate

    Patent-pending secure, concealed storage in the tailgate. Lightweight aluminum construction with interior fabricated aluminum liner provides durability and ease of operation.
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Dimensional Data:
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
Standard
SLU98-SWs 1046 lbs. N/A 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” 14-1/2” 48-1/2” 77-1/2” N/A
SLUS98-SWs 1205 lbs. 1126 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” 14-1/2” 48-1/2” 77-1/2”
Low Profile
SLULP98-SWs 956 lbs. N/A 56” 28” 47” 23” 98” 35” 8” 13-1/2” 22-1/2” x 28-3/8” 45-1/2” x 6-7/8” 17-1/2” x 28-3/8” 19” 14-1/2” 48-1/2” 77-1/2” N/A
SLUSLP98-SWs 1117 lbs. 1044 lbs. 56” 28” 47” 23” 98” 36-3/4” 13-1/2” 3-3/4” 22-1/2” x 28-3/8” 45-1/2” x 6-7/8” 17-1/2” x 28-3/8” 19” 20-3/4” 14-1/2” 48-1/2” 77-1/2”

Installer's notes

  • s Equipped with spring shackle offsets (see diagrams). Contact your Reading Distributor for dimensions.

Compartment Layout:
  • Compartment Layout
  • Rear View
  • Compartment Layout
  • Rear View
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
Standard
SLU108-DWs 1259 lbs. N/A 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
SLUS108-DW 1463 lbs. 1151 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” 14-1/2” 48-1/2” 91-1/2”
Low Profile
SLULP108-DWs 1170 lbs. N/A 60” 33” 47” 28” 108” 35” 8” 13-1/2” 27-1/2” x 28-7/8” 45-1/2” x 6-7/8” 22-1/2” x 28-7/8” 19” 21-1/2” 48-1/2” 91-1/2” N/A
SLUSLP108-DW 1377 lbs. 1248 lbs. 60” 33” 47” 28” 108” 36-3/4” 9-3/4” 3-3/4” 27-1/2” x 28-3/8” 45-1/2” x 6-7/8” 22-1/2” x 28-3/8” 19” 20-3/4” 21-1/2” 48-1/2” 91-1/2”
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
132 Standard
SLU132-DW 1510 lbs. N/A 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”
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” 22-1/2” x 33-3/8” 24”
132 Low Profile
SLULP132-DW 1399 lbs. N/A 84” 36” 21” 47” 28” 132” 35” 13-1/2” 8” 27-1/2” x 29-1/2” 17-1/2” x 29-1/2” 45-1/2” x 8-1/2” 22-1/2” x 29-1/2” 19”
SLUSLP132-DW 1660 lbs. 1519 lbs. 84” 36” 21” 47” 28” 132” 36-3/4” 13-1/2” 3-3/4” 27-1/2” x 28-3/8” 17-1/2” x 28-3/8” 45-1/2” x 6-7/8” 22-1/2” x 28-3/8” 19”

Installer's notes

  • s Equipped with spring shackle offsets (see diagrams). Contact your Reading Distributor for dimensions.

Compartment Layout:
  • Compartment Layout
  • Rear View
  • Compartment Layout
  • Rear View
  • Compartment Layout
  • Rear View
  • Compartment Layout
  • Rear View

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