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Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover - Aluminum - Matte Black

Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover - Aluminum - Matte Black

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Retractable tonneau cover with T-slot rails lets you add a light-duty ladder rack or roof rack to your vehicle. Heavy-duty aluminum panels and silicon hinges help seal the bed. Multiple weather seals and drain tubes offer enhanced cargo protection. Lowest Prices for the best tonneau covers from Pace Edwards. Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover - Aluminum - Matte Black part number 311-KMFA05A28 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Pace Edwards Tonneau Covers - 311-KMFA05A28

  • Pace Edwards
  • Retractable Tonneau - Manual
  • Hard Tonneau
  • Inside Bed Rails
  • Low Profile
  • Requires Tools for Removal
  • Aluminum
  • Matte Black
  • Opens at Tailgate

Retractable tonneau cover with T-slot rails lets you add a light-duty ladder rack or roof rack to your vehicle. Heavy-duty aluminum panels and silicon hinges help seal the bed. Multiple weather seals and drain tubes offer enhanced cargo protection.


Features:

  • Custom-fit, retractable tonneau cover protects your cargo and your vehicle's bed from the elements
  • Integrated T-slots in rails let you add roof rack or ladder rack
    • Rounded sides and curved endcaps present a clean look for your ride
    • Compatible with Pace Edwards EL200 elevated rack (sold separately)
  • Retractable design offers full bed access without removing cover
    • Handle underneath rear plate automatically retracts cover when turned
    • Tension spring allows cover to open smoothly
    • Stored cover won't restrict rear window visibility
  • Built-in pull strap lets you deploy cover quickly
    • Cover engages the rails at 12" intervals so you can partially cover long items
    • Closed cover secures truck bed when used in conjunction with locked tailgate
  • Compact canister protects retracted cover from the elements
    • Angled design allows for maximum useable cargo space in bed
  • Low-profile cover sits 1" above the bed rails for a streamlined look
    • Aerodynamic style reduces wind drag and helps to improve gas mileage
  • Durable, black powder coated aluminum panels and rails resist corrosion
  • Enhanced cargo protection with more weather seals and drain tubes than industry standards
    • Endcaps and rear seal extend over tailgate to keep dust and water out of truck bed
    • 3/4" Wide exterior rail seals conform to truck bed caps to prevent water leakage
    • Interior rail seals extend along cover to further shelter cargo from the elements
    • Weather-resistant silicon hinges provide tight seal between panels
    • Drain tubes at front and rear of truck bed funnel water out through OEM drain holes
  • Easy, no-drill installation
    • Cover clamps to truck bed side rails
    • Canister attaches to cover rails at cab
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Canister dimensions: 9-1/4" tall x 9-3/4" deep
  • 3-Year warranty


The UltraGroove Metal is a retractable hard tonneau cover with integrated T-slots in the rails that allow you to add a roof rack or ladder rack to your vehicle. This enables you to carry kayaks, bikes, and other sports and recreation gear while leaving your bed free for more items. The cover's heavy-duty aluminum panels help protect your cargo from theft, and the enhanced weather seals ensure your gear stays clean and dry.


Retractable Cover with Built-In Pull Strap

UltraGroove operation


The UltraGroove retracts with one turn of a handle. The handle - located underneath the rear plate of the cover - activates a heavy-duty tension spring. This spring automatically retracts the cover into the canister at the bulkhead of your truck bed. A built-in pull strap helps you extend the cover over your bed. As you pull, the handle will unlock and the cover will engage the side rails at 12" intervals.


UltraGroove halfway open


You can stop the cover at these designated intervals if you need to carry tall or long items that overlap your tailgate while still covering cargo, such as a toolbox, stored closer to the bulkhead of the truck. You can also use the rear plate of the tonneau cover to pull it closed.


Side Rails with T-Slots

UltraGroove Hauling Versatility


The tonneau cover's side rails include integrated T-slots that allow you to mount accessories directly to the cover. This Rail Expansion System (RES) runs the length of the side rails so you can positon your accessories - such as a ladder rack or roof rack - to accommodate different-size loads. This enables you to haul sports and recreation gear above your bed without interfering with the operation of the cover. The rails are also compatible with Pace Edwards EL200 ladder rack (sold separately).


UltraGroove T-slots in rails


These rails have rounded sides and curved endcaps that are sleeker and more streamlined when compared with other slotted tonneau cover side rails.


Angled Canister

UltraGroove canister with drain tube


The cover retracts into a compact, angled canister located at the front of your truck bed. This canister protects the retracted cover from the elements, and with the cover stored in the canister you'll have unrestricted visibility out of your rear window. The angled design of the canister also allows for maximum useable cargo space in your truck bed.


Enhanced Cargo Protection

Drain tube near tailgate


The UltraGroove provides more protection from water and debris than many other covers on the market. Its rails feature a water management system that channels excess water into the canister. This prevents water from getting into your bed or freezing in your tonneau cover rails during cold temperatures. Drain tubes attached to the bottom of the canister remove water through the OE drain holes in the floor of your truck bed. Additional drain tubes at the end of the side rails also channel water out through existing drain holes in your truck bed side walls.


UltraGroove rail cap


The cover side rails have rubber seals on the outside that conform to your truck bed rail caps and keep dirt and water out of your bed. The rails have seals on the inside to create another barrier that protects your cargo from water and dust. There are also endcaps that seal over the top edge of your tailgate to prevent leaking at the corners. Lastly, a large seal at the rear of the bed closes the gap between the cover and your tailgate to shield your cargo from runoff water.


Low-Profile Design

Low Profile tonneau cover


The curved side rails and endcaps sit approximately 1" above the truck bed rails for a low-profile look. This sleek design is aerodynamic to reduce wind drag, and it helps to improve gas mileage when cover is closed.


Heavy-Duty Construction

Heavy-duty construction


The cover is constructed of interlocking aluminum panels with a black powder coat finish. A silicon weather hinge creates a tight seal between each panel to prevent water and dirt from entering the truck bed. The cover side rails are also constructed of extruded aluminum with a black powder coat finish.


Security

The UltraGroove provides excellent protection for your cargo when used in conjunction with a closed and locked tailgate. Both the handle and pull strap are located underneath the rear plate, which makes them inaccessible when your truck bed is closed. The durable aluminum panels are better at preventing theft when compared with soft covers that can be cut or punctured with a knife. The panels are also more effective at preventing theft than a tri-fold hard tonneau cover because the panels cannot be pried open at any point along the rails.


No-Drill Installation

To install the cover, set the canister in your truck bed and support it with a box or other sturdy object. Slide the cover side rails into the canister until they are fully seated in the rail grips while also threading the cover into the channels in the rails. Secure the rails to the canister with bolts and washers.


UltraGroove installation kickstand


Attach the rails to the canister, then secure the rails to your truck's bed rails using 2 clamps per side. Slide the clamp onto the rail, flip the pivot arm up so it is under the bed rail lip, and tighten the clamp in place. Shims are included for trucks with tapered beds.


Each clamp at the tailgate end of the rails has a supplemental kickstand to help level the rails and prevent overtightening during installation. To install the kickstand, simply slide it into the grip handle at the bottom of the clamp. Rotate the kickstand so the foot rests squarely against the side wall of the truck bed, and tighten in place.


Mount the top cover plate to the canister with the included hardware. Install 2 drain tubes to the rear of the rails and 2 drain tubes to the canister. Route each tube out of the OEM drain holes in your truck bed.


To hold the pull strap off the floor of your truck bed, apply the adhesive hook-and-loop fastener strip onto the underside of a rail at your desired location.



KMFA05A28 Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Hard Truck Bed Cover - Retractable - Aluminum - Matte Black

Installation Details 311-KMFA05A28 Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover - Aluminum - Matte Black - 311-KMFA05A28

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (2 Customer Reviews)

Retractable tonneau cover with T-slot rails lets you add a light-duty ladder rack or roof rack to your vehicle. Heavy-duty aluminum panels and silicon hinges help seal the bed. Multiple weather seals and drain tubes offer enhanced cargo protection.

- 311-KMC3250
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Review from a similar UltraGroove Metal in Tonneau Covers


Install went well, product looks sharp and secure. Very pleased! 845839



- 311-KMC96A18
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Review from a similar UltraGroove Metal in Tonneau Covers


Works great, looks great, just what I e xpected. 578057


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It’s great been performing perfectly.
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Ask the Experts about this Pace Edwards Tonneau Covers

  • How To Add Crossbars To A Pace Edwards UltraGroove Tonneau Cover On a Toyota Tacoma
    Yes, in order to add a set of black aero crossbars to the Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Hard Tonneau Cover you can use the Rhino-Rack Vortex Crossbar System part # RRVA165B-RRRLT600. This system comes with black, 65" long aero crossbars that have the top channel for any channel mounted accessories. They will be a direct fit for the tracks on your Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Hard Tonneau Cover.
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  • How Could Pace Edwards UltraGroove Tonneau Cover Carry Bike Racks
    The Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover # 311-KMFA05A28 was designed to allow a roof rack install in the channels of the cover which will allow you to install a bike racks but it would take an unknown amount of fabrication to attach a racks directly to the rails. So for a rack to fit the cover you'd want the Yakima JetStream rack part number # Y00427-482104. Then you could install a fork mounted bike rack like the SwitchHitter # RKY1270.
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  • Does Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Tonneau Cover Keep Truck Bed Dry
    The Pace Edwards UltraGroove tonneaus like the # 311-KMFA05A28 are among the best covers for keeping the contents of the truck bed dry due to the sealing and water ducts. It's really hard for a tonneau to be totally water proof unless you go with a fiberglass one that rests on top of the bed rails which used to be really popular, but for the retractable style the UltraGroove covers are very good at keeping things dry.
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  • Difference Between Pace Switchblade, UltraGroove, and JackRabbit Tonneaus for 2020 Ford F-150 5.5'
    The big functional difference between the UltraGroove # 311-KMFA05A28 and JackRabbit # 311-JRFA05A28 is that the JackRabbit is a flush design that doesn't add any height to the top of the bed rails and the UltraGroove is a low profile cover that adds a small amount of height. These two can be partially opened whereas the Switchblade # 311-SMFA05A28 is a flush design that is either fully open or fully closed with nothing in between. All of these fit your 2020 Ford F-150 5-1/2 foot bed.
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  • Recommended Pace Edwards Tonneau Cover That Allows Partial Opening and Closing
    I have a solution for you, but the Pace Edwards Switchblade # 311-SWFA05A28 does not have the ability to stop the cover from retracting and is either fully open or fully closed. Instead you could use either the Pace Edwards Jackrabbit # 311-M-JRFA05A28 or the Pace Edwards Ultragroove # 311-KMFA05A28, which both can be stopped every 12" to allow you to partially open/close the cover. There are a number of variations of the JackRabbit (Full Metal JackRabbit) and Ultragroove as well, so...
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  • Will Rhino-Rack Fit Pace Edwards UltraGroove Tonneau Cover on 2020 Ford F-150 With 5-1/2 Foot Bed
    The channels on the Pace Edwards UltraGroove Metal Tonneau Cover for your 2020 Ford F-150 with a 5-1/2 foot bed are absolutely compatible with the Rhino-Rack Vortex Crossbar System # RRVA165B-RRRLT600. You can use these to install a rack system on either of the UltraGroove tonneaus that fit your F-150, the Pace Edwards UltraGroove Retractable Hard Tonneau Cover # 311-KRFA05A28 or # 311-KMFA05A28. For a heavy-duty bike rack the best option is the Inno Tire Hold II Roof Bike Rack #...
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