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. Slotted Steel Bulkhead

    Durable steel bulkhead permanently mounted on the platform provides visibility from cab area.

  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. Interior Lighting

    Illuminate interior work space with roof-mounted dome lights.

  2. Single-Lever Drop-Down Tailgate Release

    Single lever fast-action drop-down tailgate release.

  1. Slam-Action Tailgate - SL

    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.

  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

    RUBC (Retractable Utility Bed Cover)

    RUBC (Retractable Utility Bed Cover)

    The RUBC is designed for service bodies. 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 seperately).
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Dimensional Data:

Standard

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
 98 and 108 Standard
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
98 and 108 Spacemaker
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”

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 H Approx. Compartment Clear Door Openings Rear View
I J K L M
 132 Standard
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
 132 Spacemaker
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”

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

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