Turn your 4×4 into a go-anywhere, do-anything hunting rig with these aftermarket add-ons
My grandfather’s hunting truck was a 1971 two-wheel-drive, Chevrolet pickup truck with a Positraction rear end. His only modification was a handmade, plywood camper top. It had a shelf in the back for us kids to sleep on, multiple hooks to tie up coon hounds, and a roll down canvas cover for the back window. Times have changed. If you know where to look, you can perfectly customize your hunting rig to crawl rockslides, ford rivers, and provide damn near five-star accommodations in the field. Here are a dozen aftermarket accessories priced from $100 to $65,000 to trick out your hunting rig.
We need air to function, and so do our truck’s tires. But, have you ever tried to hand-pump a truck tire? That’s a heart-attack waiting to happen. Even blowing up a modern air mattress can have you teetering on the edge of cardiac arrest. What you need—and what every hunter’s truck needs—is an onboard air compressor. This on-board unit from ARB mounts under the hood and will inflate a tire, run air tools, is waterproof, and dust-proof, and will run off of either 12 or 24 volts. It’s a $559 accessory that should be standard on every hunting truck.