Classic II Aluminum Service Body

Classic II Aluminum Service Body


Reading’s Classic II™ aluminum service body combines the superior fuel economy and corrosion resistance of aluminum with Reading’s legendary quality and durability. Our aluminum service bodies are 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. The Aluminum Classic II 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 of our aluminum service bodies 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 to all aluminum service bodies and it’s easy to see why there’s No Body Better than the Aluminum 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. Standard on all main line service bodies.

    2. Seamless Wheelhouse Panel

      Your vehicle often kicks dirt, mud, salt and other grime up into wheel wells while on the road, and buildup can cause damage and corrosion. All of our main line service bodies come equipped with seamless wheelhouse panels to give dirt and moisture fewer places to collect.

    3. Heavy-Duty Aluminum Compartment Doors

      The heavy-gauge, all-aluminum compartment doors on our service bodies offer the lightweight durability of aluminum, meaning you get the reliability you expect from steel doors without the decreased fuel efficiency.

    1. Recessed Frame-Mounted Bumper

      Our steel and aluminum service bodies feature frame-mounted bumpers with anti-slip surface to increase stability and safety while getting on and off of it. 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. Standard on both steel and aluminum service bodies.

    3. Undercoated Aluminum Understructure

      Heavy-gauge aluminum crossmembers and longitudinal rails help to protect against long-term wear and corrosion while helping to keep the service body at a lower weight. Standard on aluminum service bodies and vans.

    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. Seamless Wheelhouse Panel

      Your vehicle often kicks dirt, mud, salt and other grime up into wheel wells while on the road, and buildup can cause damage and corrosion. All of our main line service bodies come equipped with seamless wheelhouse panels to give dirt and moisture fewer places to collect.

    3. LED Lights

      All of our main line service bodies come equipped with rubber isolated LED lights which include clearance, stop, tail and turn lights. You'll improve your vehicle's visibility and safety in any environment.

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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 service body from nicks and scratches from repeated insertion and removal of chock blocks. Available for both the Aluminum Classic II and Steel Classic II.

      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 to produce an appealing, modern look and protect against regular wear and tear from road travel and loading. Available on the Aluminum Classic II and the Steel Classic II.

      Compartment Lighting

      Compartment Lighting

      Ensure that you’ll be able to see your stored equipment and tools at any time of day with compartment lighting, which is automatically activated with Latch-Matic® keyless remote controller. These lights are programmed to go off automatically after 10 minutes or when the doors are locked, which helps to maximize the bulb’s lifespan. The 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 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.

      LED Lights

      LED Lights

      Rubber-isolated LED lights include clearance, stop, tail and turn lights for complete illumination in every situation. These ultrabright lights create distinctive signals that meet all necessary safety regulations, as your service body will be easily visible in every environment. LED lights are standard on all service bodies.

      Master Locking Steel Slide Bar

      Master Locking Steel Slide Bar

      Create a secure seal on your service body compartment doors without sacrificing convenience, all with the snap of a single handle and padlock. The master locking steel slide bar simultaneously locks an entire compartment side to keep your tools and other equipment safe. The bar, which works independently of the Latch-Matic remote system, is spring-loaded for easy operation.

      Pipe Vise Rack

      Pipe Vise Rack

      Rugged steel construction helps to maintain a robust and durable grip on all of your pipes regardless of size, design or material. The rack holds pipe sections securely in place, allowing you to maximize the available space on your service body. Available on both the Aluminum Classic II and the Steel Classic II.

      Recessed Frame-Mounted Bumper

      Recessed Frame-Mounted Bumper

      The frame-mounted recessed bumper creates an additional degree of sturdiness when loading and unloading, and the pooched anti-slip surface helps increase the safety of the service body by adding more steady space to work on. The bumpers have LED lights included to maintain high levels of visibility.

      Removable Overhead Ladder Rack For Panel Body

      Removable Overhead Ladder Rack For Panel Body

      As an efficient way to maximize the available space on your unit, removable ladder racks allow you to store ladders securely out of the way on the top of your service body. You can remove the rack when it’s not in use.

      Removable Side-Mount Ladder Rack

      Removable Side-Mount Ladder Rack

      Offering a different orientation for people who want the increased functionality of a ladder rack without the particular placement of an overhead mount, the removable side-mount ladder rack is available in angular and flat rack designs for both the Aluminum Classic II and Steel Classic II service bodies. You can remove this mount when not in use.

      Permanent Side Mount Ladder Rack

      Permanent Side Mount Ladder Rack

      If you need a secure storage option for ladders you bring along on the job, our side-mount rack consists of heavy-gauge steel that’s bolted to the panel top, giving you a permanent way to create more space on your service body. Keeps ladders locked securely to the side of your service body.

      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.

      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. Available for both the Aluminum Classic II and Steel Classic II service bodies.

      Spacemaker Top

      Spacemaker Top

      If you need increased functionality and maximized available space, the spacemaker top provides additional storage space for tools on the top of your service body. Available for both the Aluminum Classic II and Steel Classic II.

      Spray-On Bed Liner

      Spray-On Bed Liner

      Available as a factory-installed option. The liner provides durable, watertight and airtight truck bed protection. Prohibits rust, corrosion and surface abrasion while providing a slip-resistant surface for walking around on without fear of losing your footing. Available for both the Aluminum Classic II and Steel Classic II service bodies.

      Tapered Panel Top

      Tapered Panel Top

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

      Thru Compartment

      If you want to store some of your larger equipment without leaving it exposed to weather and other potential threats, you can open and access this compartment from both rear vertical and horizontal positions for storage of longer tools and materials. Available on most service bodies.

      Tow Hitch - Service Body

      Tow Hitch - Service Body

      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).

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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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