Building Version 2.0
Elongater Version 1.0. Steel frame, and a 2 foot extension that lays at 180 degrees to extend the bed of your truck by 2 feet.
Early CAD work on version 2.0
Version 2.0, Prototype "D". First skin design
Older extension was a sold piece and was too heavy.
Lead designer Ben Zander
Operations Manager David Nelems attaching the ramps
Early skin design
One of the skins on the back of a 2017 Silverado. You can do so much in advance with CAD and great team of designers. We think we are getting close.
Render of a skin finalist. Shown in white with the Elongator "dome decal" which will be inset into the skin.
Final skin design. Time to create the vacuuum form molds
More vacuum mold work. You can start to see what the skin is going to look like
First physcial skin from the vacuum mold process.
First final skin on a Silverado. Prepped for color matched painting.
Installing the inner "tray" that covers the inside and protects everything
Extension at 180 degrees
Extension at 210 degrees
Ramps in "ATV loading" position