Classic II Steel Service Body

Classic II Steel Service Body


There are many service bodies on the market, but there’s only one Classic II™. The Classic II™ steel service body, available for both single rear wheel and dual wheel chassis, is built with premium A60 coating-weight steel construction and our exclusive Triple Protection E-coat primer and powder coat finish to resist corrosion better than any other truck body on the market. In addition, the Classic II™ offers features not found on any other service truck body. Our pressed diamond plate floor and inner tailgate surface provides superior strength and durability. Our patented hidden hinge system is fully adjustable and theft-resistant. Our exclusive Dual-Pro® seal system offers expanded door clearances and superior weather protection. And that’s just the beginning. Add our industry-leading 6-year limited warranty and it’s easy to see why there’s No Body Better than the Classic II™.

Do you currently have a steel work truck in your fleet but you’re looking for an upgrade? Are you unsatisfied with your current service body and want to rethink the way you work? Has the time come to improve your transportation and on-site and field work capabilities with a serious service truck companion? In all cases, a steel service body from Reading is the right solution. We offer countless features and accessories that allow you to choose a body that not only fits perfectly with your OEM truck but also gives you extra space and storage solutions that make your job even easier.

Start by exploring our different steel work truck body features below and learning more about the advantages of our design and construction. You can also contact our knowledgeable team to discover even more. Let us know about your steel service body requirements and we will help you make the right choice. From flexible design to solid construction, from resistant materials to unbeatable security, a Reading steel work truck body is the right choice for your business. Start working smarter with a little help from Reading and our lineup of industry-leading steel service bodies.

  • 6 Year Warranty
  • Weather-tight storage
  • Latch-Matic® locking system
  • Corrosion resistance
  • Compartment storage
  • Small parts storage
  • Optional aerial and crane devices

Explore the Classic II Steel Service Body

 
  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. Aluma-Fill® Fuel Cup

    If they're mishandled, the metal heads of fuel nozzles can quickly damage the exterior of your truck's service body. An all-aluminum fuel receptacle protects the body from accidental nicks and scratches during fueling.

  3. 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.

  1. Nitrogen Strut Door Holders

    All vertical compartment doors are equipped with nitrogen strut door holders. Internal dampeners control the opening and closing of doors ensuring the doors don't slam shut and damage the service body.

  2. Side Swing Door

    52" clear opening side door, curb side with two-point cam lock.

  3. Interior Lighting

    Illuminate interior work space with roof-mounted dome lights.

  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. Galvanized Shelves

    Designed for heavy-duty usage, galvanized shelves provide 2" dividers for small item storage. Also available: full access between all vertical compartments for more extended tool storage.

  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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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 882 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 957 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” 66-1/2” x 11-7/8” 17-1/2” x 16-1/4”
*U98-SWs 1046 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 1158 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 813 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”
LP82SWs 885 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 965 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 1072 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 1164 lbs. 56” 91-1/2” 48-1/2” 21-1/2” 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”
28” 47” 23” 98”
U108-DW 1251 lbs. 60” 91-1/2” 48-1/2” 21-1/2” 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”
33” 47” 23” 108”
Low Profile
ULP98-DWs 1076 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 1161 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
UR132AB-DW 1502 lbs. 84″ 27-1/2″x33-3/8” 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”
ULPR132AB-DW 1392 lbs. 84″ 27-1/2″x28-3/8″ 17-1/2″x28-3/8″ 45-1/2″x6-7/8” 22-1/2″x28-3/8″ 22-1/2″x16-1/4″ 71-1/2″x6-7/8”
USR132AB-DW 1757 lbs. 84″ 27-1/2″x33-3/8” 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”
USLPR132AB-DW 1652 lbs. 84″ 27-1/2″x28-3/8″ 17-1/2″x28-3/8″ 45-1/2″x6-7/8” 22-1/2″x28-3/8″ 22-1/2″x16-1/4″ 71-1/2″x6-7/8”

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
  • "B" Compartment Layout
  • Rear View


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