Aluminum Classic II

Aluminum Classic II


Reading’s Classic II™ aluminum service body combines the superior fuel economy and corrosion resistance of aluminum with Reading’s legendary quality and durability. Built with premium recycled aluminum alloy, the body is bathed in a zinc phosphate bath to prep it for improved adhesion of Reading’s durable powder coat finish, to resist corrosion better than any other service truck body on the market. It features all the standard and exclusive options that have made our flagship Classic II™ a leader in the truck body industry while offering environmental benefits that today’s consumers appreciate. Standard features include a pressed diamond plate floor and inner tailgate surface, heavy-duty compartment doors and a rugged undercoated understructure for superior durability and strength. The Classic II™ aluminum service truck body also features Reading’s exclusive adjustable hidden hinges, Dual-Pro® door seals, a slam-action tailgate and much more. Add our industry-leading 10-year limited warranty and it’s easy to see why there’s No Body Better than the Classic II™.

    • Increased available payload
    • Corrosion resistance
    • Weather-tight storage
    • Customized compartments

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    1. Stainless Steel Rotary Locks With Paddle Handles

      Attractive appearance with no exposed fasteners; rust resistant. Features a double-bolted, high quality locking cylinder, adjustable striker pins and an O-ring seal to prevent water intrusion.

    2. Seamless Wheelhouse Panel

      Seamless wheelhouse panel gives dirt and moisture fewer places to collect.

    3. Heavy-Duty Aluminum Compartment Doors

      Heavy-gauge, all-aluminum compartment door.

    1. Recessed Frame-Mounted Bumper

      Frame-mounted bumpers with anti-slip surface. Includes LED marker 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.

    3. Undercoated Steel Understructure

      Fully unitized welding, with U-beam girders braced and reinforced at all critical points. Acrylic E-Coat primed and coated with a tough, water-based undercoating that meets all environmental standards.

    1. Hidden Hinges

      Patented hidden hinges are a Reading exclusive and resist forcible entry. This robust and concealed hinge design provides protection against corrosion without requiring frequent lubrication or maintenance. They are fully adjustable and easy to replace without special tools.

    2. Ship-Thru Bulkhead Design

      ¼ cab shield with window and tarp tension bar retainer.

    3. Nitrogen Strut Door Holders

      All vertical compartment doors are equipped with nitrogen strut door holders. Internal dampeners control the opening and closing of doors.

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      Aluma-Chock®

      Aluma-Chock®

      Aluminum chock block holders with chains to secure chock blocks. Can be ordered as single or dual per body side. Protects the body from nicks and scratches from repeated insertion and removal of chock blocks.
      Aluminum Splash Guards

      Aluminum Splash Guards

      Bright finish aluminum treadplate splash guards are installed on the front of body panels and on top of the tailgate.
      Compartment Lighting

      Compartment Lighting

      Compartment lighting is automatically activated with Latch-Matic® keyless remote controller. Programmed to go off automatically after 10 minutes or when doors are locked. Lights feature impact resistant Lexan lenses.
      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.
      LED Lights

      LED Lights

      Rubber isolated LED lights include clearance, stop, tail and turn lights. Standard on all models.
      Low Profile Body

      Low Profile Body

      Reduces height of service body by 5".  Available in 78" thru 108" body lengths.
      Master Locking Steel Slide Bar

      Master Locking Steel Slide Bar

      Master locking steel slide bar simultaneously locks an entire compartment side. Spring-loaded for ease of operation.
      Pipe Vise Rack

      Pipe Vise Rack

      Rugged steel construction. Holds pipe sections securely in place.
      Recessed Frame-Mounted Bumper

      Recessed Frame-Mounted Bumper

      Frame-mounted recessed bumper with pooched anti-slip surface. LED lights included.
      Removable Overhead Ladder Rack For Panel Body

      Removable Overhead Ladder Rack For Panel Body

      Removable Side-Mount Ladder Rack

      Removable Side-Mount Ladder Rack

      Angular and flat rack designs are available.
      Side Mount Ladder Rack

      Side Mount Ladder Rack

      Heavy-gauge steel ladder rack bolted to panel top.
      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.
      Spacemaster Body

      Spacemaster Body

      Available in heights of 48" and 57". Enclosed work area, plus four lift-up doors. Upper roadside compartments permit direct access from the interior. Upper exterior doors are held in place by pneumatic struts and feature T-handle locks. Protected by acrylic E-Coat priming and durable powder coat finish.
      Spacemaker Top

      Spacemaker Top

      Spray-On Bed Liner

      Spray-On Bed Liner

      Available as a factory installed option. Provides durable, watertight and airtight truck bed protection. Prohibits rust, corrosion and surface abrasion while providing a slip resistant surface.
      Tapered Panel Top

      Tapered Panel Top

      Available in heights of 50", 60" and 72" for most models. Rear doors close and lock securely with stainless steel rotary locks. Panel top completely E-coated and powder coat finished.

      Thru Compartment

      Compartment open and accessible from both rear vertical and horizontal for storage of longer tools and materials.
      Tow Hitch - Service Body

      Tow Hitch - Service Body

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    Dimensional Data:
    Model Approx. WT. Cab-To-
    Axle
    A B C D Approx. Compartment Clear Door Openings
    E F G H I
    Standard
    **78-SWs 453 lbs. 40” 18” 42” 18” 78” 12-1/2” x 33-3/8” 40-1/2” x 11-7/8” 12-1/2” x 33-3/8” 56-1/2” x 11-7/8” 12-1/2” x 16-1/4”
    82F-SW  508 lbs. 40″ 17″ 42″ 23″ 82″ 11-1/2” x 33-3/8” 40-1/2” x 11-7/8” 17-1/2” x 33-3/8”  61-1/2” x 11-7/8” 17-1/2” x 16-1/4”
    *U98-SWs 543 lbs. 56” 28” 47” 23” 98” 22-1/2” x 33-3/8” 45-1/2” x 11-7/8” 17-1/2” x 33-3/8” 66-1/2” x 11-7/8” 17-1/2” x 16-1/4”
    *U108-SWs 595 lbs. 60” 33” 47” 28” 108” 27-1/2” x 33-3/8” 45-1/2” x 11-7/8” 22-1/2” x 33-3/8” 71-1/2” x 11-7/8” 22-1/2” x 16-1/4”
    Low Profile
    **LP-78SWs 427 lbs. 40” 18” 42” 18” 78” 12-1/2” x 28-3/8” 40-1/2” x 6-7/8” 12-1/2” x 28-3/8” 56-1/2” x 6-7/8” 12-1/2” x 16-1/4”
     LP82-SW 479 lbs. 40″ 17″  42″  23″  82″ 11-1/2” x 28-3/8” 40-1/2” x 6-7/8” 17-1/2” x 28-3/8” 61-1/2” x 6-7/8”  17-1/2” x 16-1/4”
    *ULP98SWs 511 lbs. 56” 28” 47” 23” 98” 22-1/2” x 28-3/8” 45-1/2” x 6-7/8” 17-1/2” x 28-3/8” 66-1/2” x 6-7/8” 17-1/2” x 16-1/4”
    *ULP108-SWs 562 lbs. 60” 33” 47” 28” 108” 27-1/2” x 28-3/8” 45-1/2” x 6-7/8” 22-1/2” x 28-3/8” 71-1/2” x 6-7/8” 22-1/2” x 16-1/4”

    Installer's notes

    • * Universal mounting
    • ** E-Z mounting installation not available on these models
    • s Equipped with spring shackle offsets (see diagrams below). Contact your Reading Distributor for dimensions of offsets
    • ^ Available in aluminum

    Compartment Layout:
    • "A" Compartment Layout
    • "B" Compartment Layout
    • Rear View
    • "A" Compartment Layout
    • "B" Compartment Layout
    • Rear View
    Model Approx. WT. Cab-To-
    Axle
    A B C Approx. Compartment Clear Door Openings J K L M
    E F G H I
    Standard
    U98-DWs 604 lbs. 56” 91-1/2” 48-1/2” 21-1/2” 22-1/2” x
    33-7/8”
    45-1/2” x
    11-7/8”
    17-1/2” x
    33-3/8”
    66-1/2” x
    11-7/8”
    17-1/2” x
    16-1/4”
    28” 47” 23” 98”
    U108-DW 656 lbs. 60” 91-1/2” 48-1/2” 21-1/2” 27-1/2” x
    33-7/8”
    45-1/2” x
    11-7/8”
    22-1/2” x
    33-3/8”
    71-1/2” x
    11-7/8”
    22-1/2” x
    16-1/4”
    33” 47” 28” 108”
    Low Profile
    ULP98-DWs 567 lbs. 56” 91-1/2” 48-1/2” 21-1/2” 22-1/2” x
    28-3/8”
    45-1/2” x
    6-7/8”
    17-1/2” x
    28-3/8”
    66-1/2” x
    6-7/8”
    17-1/2” x
    16-1/4”
    28” 47” 23” 98”
    ULP108-DW 617 lbs. 60” 91-1/2” 48-1/2” 21-1/2” 27-1/2” x
    28-3/8”
    45-1/2” x
    6-7/8”
    22-1/2” x
    28-3/8”
    71-1/2” x
    6-7/8”
    22-1/2” x
    16-1/4”
    33” 47” 28” 108”
    Model Approx. WT. Cab-To-
    Axle
    Approx. Compartment Clear Door Openings
    A B C D E F
    132 Bodies
    UR132A-DW 803 lbs. 84″ 27-1/2″x33-7/8″ 17-1/2″x33-3/8″ 45-1/2″x11-7/8″ 22-1/2″x33-3/8″ 22-1/2″x16-1/4″ 71-1/2″x11-7/8″

    Installer's notes

    • s Equipped with spring shackle offsets (see diagrams below). Contact your Reading Distributor for dimensions of offsets
    • ^ Available in aluminum

    Compartment Layout:
    • "A" Compartment Layout
    • "B" Compartment Layout
    • Rear View
    • "A" Compartment Layout
    • "B" Compartment Layout
    • Rear View
    • "A" Compartment Layout
    • Rear View
    • "B" Compartment Layout

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