Lightweight: Constructed out of 6061 T6 aluminum
Modern styling: Sleek, black powder coat finish
Top of the class weight capacity: 1,000 lbs. static, 600 lbs. dynamic, and 300 lbs. off-road dynamic
Tonneau compatible: Works perfectly with inside-of-the-rail mount roll-up tonneau covers*
A wide array of name brand accessories: Compatible with all Putco TEC accessories, as well as other T-slot accessories
Custom fit to your vehicle: Computerized machine (CNC) bending to fit your cab’s contour exactly
Clean and easy install: No-drill install into stake pocket holes
Best-in-class for quality and design: Limited lifetime warranty
MADE IN THE USA: Designed and Manufactured in Des Moines, IA.
*Please Note: The Toyota Tacoma & Jeep Gladiator Venture TEC Racks WILL NOT work with a tonneau at ALL, as they mount on the inside of the truck bed.
PUTCO’s Venture TEC Modular Cargo System begins with a sleek bed rack designed to provide endless mounting options through its patent-pending TEC channel system. Customize your overland rack with tons of accessories; molle panels, gear mounts, tent mounts, tables, grab handles and more. Constructed using high-quality, lightweight 6061 t6 aluminum, this cargo system allows you to bring anything on the go! The Venture TEC Modular Cargo System is engineered to mount to any truck, there are several different mounting options the stake pocket mounts can be used for any truck with stake pockets and allow for the uninterrupted use of a tonneau cover. There are options as well for non-stake pocket trucks. The Venture TEC M.C.S. comes in different sizes to accommodate the many different truck options that are on the market.
Installing does take a little bit of time, but there is no drilling required. With the easy-to-read instructions you should have no install issues, but you can always call us if you need assistance.
Venture TEC Rack Install Video
Ultimately, this rack fits tonneaus that mount to the inside rail of the truck bed and do not interfere with the stake pocket holes, which is where the rack mounts to. Here is a list, by brand, of tonneaus that work with this rack and do not interfere with use of tonneau, which tonneaus that fit with rack but limit use of the tonneau, and which tonneaus do NOT work with this rack.
Putco 184400 Venture Tec Rack Toyota Tacoma 16-23 5'2" - Features
5 Ft. (60.5 In.) Bed