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Top 10 Best Gift Ideas for Your Dad’s Pickup Truck this Father’s Day

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With Father’s Day less than a week away, thinking of the perfect gift can be quite difficult. But here’s a pro tip—the best gift you can get Dad is something he can use. If your dad loves his truck, you’re in luck because we’ve picked the ten best Father’s Day gift ideas for the pickup truck driving man of the house. Check it out!

Floor Mats

Bringing home the bacon can be dirty work at times. If your floor mats have seen better days, you may want to check out mats by WeatherTech. Made of composite materials, these floor mats and liners go beyond what normal rubber floor mats offer. Laser measured and cut to protect the carpets of many vehicles, you can be assured that these mats will provide protection similar to the protection your dad gives you.

Window Visors

Does dad enjoy driving around with his windows down? Why not give him and his windows protection from sudden changes in weather by installing window visors? Check out Ventshade (AVS) visors, which come in an opaque smoke finish that looks great on any pickup truck. You can get a set of four for crew cabs and extended cabs or a set of two for a standard cab.

Rev up dad’s ride by gifting him topnotch truck add-ons and accessories.

Bike Racks

Make a plan to hit the bike trails with your dad and surprise him with a brand new bike rack. To ensure quality, you may want to check out Rhino Rack. Able to carry 2 bikes at a time while connected to a tow hitch receiver, it’s the perfect accessory for the active types. Finished in a stylish powdercoated black, these bike racks have a low loading height for easier ingress and egress of bikes.

Interior Sun Shades

Ever spend time with your dad at the beach and return to a truck baking underneath the sun? To avoid turning your car into an oven, get yourself sun shades like those made by CoverCraft. Sun shades help deflect surface heat, and harmful UV rays that can damage plastic trim. Made of metalized polyester laminate finished in an effective reflective silver, you can be sure that the sun shade will keep your dad’s dashboard cool.

Truck Bed Mats / Bed Liners

The back of your dad’s truck doesn’t have to be a boring black plastic bed liner. Gift your father a plush bed liner like the one made by BedRug. Easy on your father’s knees while he loads from his truck bed, these bed liners have the same texture and look of carpet. These are made of polypropylene and 100% recycled materials, waterproof, and won’t mold.

Switch dad’s boring plastic bed liner to a plush one to upgrade its looks and functionality.

Bug Shields

Keep your dad’s hood from rock chips and bug splatter with a bug shield. Consider Ventshade’s wide selection of bug shields for a lot of pickup truck brands and models. These use an easy tape-on installation system and are made of durable, opaque, smoke acrylic material which wraps around the nose of your dad’s pickup truck. Be assured that your dad’s hood stays protected with Ventshade’s lifetime warranty.

Bed Extender

Does your dad wish he had more cargo space in his pickup truck? Give him the ability to extend his bed by up to two-feet with a quality bed extender. A good brand to check out would be AMP Research and their Bedxtender. Choose from a powder-coated black or a powder-coated silver finish to compliment his pickup truck. Flipping it is also simple with its lightweight aluminium material.

Seats & Accessories (Seat Cover and Seat Protector)

Give the king of the house the throne he deserves with new seat covers and seat protectors. Rugged Ridge has seat covers made of water-repelling neoprene material or cloth to keep your father’s seats as new as the day the car rolled out of the dealership. While you’re at it, why not buy him a seat protector as well? Easy to install, and comes with an organizer at the rear of the seat, the seat protector is a great alternative gift and are highly recommended for Jeep models.

Improve the ride quality of dad’s pickup truck by giving him a new shock absorber and strut assembly kit.

Shock Absorber and Strut Assembly

Let your dad ride in comfort with a brand new shock absorber and strut assembly kit. Not only does it improve the ride of your dad’s pickup truck, it also keeps him safe from rollovers. OE shock absorber and strut assemblies by Replacement brand would be a great choice. You can also step up his truck’s ride quality with an air strut, which uses air to dampen the shock from potholes and road imperfections. Check out Arnott Air Struts, which are sold in pairs, and have an easy bolt-on installation with precise OE dimensions.

Performance Intakes and Exhausts

Let your father feel the thrill with some performance intakes. Take a look at aFe’s Power Scorcher Pro Plus Performance Package, which increase power and torque throughout the whole RPM band. It also includes the easy-to-install Scorcher Pro performance programmer and Momentum HD cold air intake. The performance programmer comes with tuning programs for many pickup truck makes and models, so finding the optimum tune is as simple as flipping through menus. You can choose to pair that with the Power Atlas Turbo-Back Exhaust System, and give your dad’s pickup truck the complete performance boost it needs. The Turbo-Back Exhaust System comes with factory-style band clamps and can be fitted to a wide array of makes, models, and years of pickup trucks. Everyone will hear your dad coming with the rich, deep tone this exhaust system produces.

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