1. After unpacking your new Coverking tailgate pad lay it out in the sun, it will help relax the fabric and make it much easier to work with.
2. Lower the tailgate and lay the Coverking pad down so the long end of the straps are hanging downward.
3. Pass the straps through the bed of the truck and the tailgate. NOTE: Make sure the straps are not twisted before moving onto the next step.
4. Slide the strap through the bottom hole first.
5. Loop the strap around and back through the buckle. Pull the stap a bit to snug up the pad but do not completely tighten them at this time.
6. Close the tailgate gently and make sure it clears the side latches.
7. Lift the handle flap and rotate the entire tailgate pad forward so the handle is accessible.
8. Start tightening the straps uniformly from the outside inward.
9. The upper panel will start to contour the tailgate cap, once the Coverking pad is straight tighten the straps completely.
10. It is good practice to retighten the straps periodically to insure the proper fit and finish of your Coverking tailgate pad.
Using your Coverking tailgate pad hold downs
1. Pull the long end of the strap through the loop on the tailgate pad, the male end of the Velcro will need to be facing the tailgate.
2. Tighten the small section of Velcro around the loop.
3. Make sure that the long end of the strap is on the tailgate side.
4. Push the long end of the strap through the ring.
5. Close the Velcro strap to secure the material in place.
6. When transporting a bike, hang the front wheel over the tailgate and secure the strap to the bike frame.
7. On thicker materials the Velcro straps can be daisy chained to make a larger loop.