Category Archives: Mechanic Service Trucks

Reading Truck Bodies

Reading Truck Bodies are built around the only thing that matters, customers.

Each one is designed knowing just what customers need to work better than ever. Reading Truck bodies have been building long-lasting, durable truck bodies for 65 years with craftsmanship, innovative thinking, and lots of pride. Also, customers can take pride in what they do too.

You can find a great selection of service bodies, enclosed bodies, crane bodies, landscapers and dump bodies, hauler, and platform bodies (flatbed) and contractor bodies.

Reading Truck Bodies lineup:


Classic II aluminum service body: One body that delivers so many benefits including superior fuel economy, increased payload, and unmatched corrosion resistance. A true classic that’s sure to save you money and time. Learn more at Reading Truck Bodies.

Classic II steel service body: Get the durability and strength of premium steel to take on the toughest jobs. Our innovative locking system and an abundance of storage secures and organizes your tools. Built to last for the long haul. Learn more at Reading Truck Bodies.

SL service body: A rugged workhorse built with exceptional craftsmanship and premium materials. Get more body for your money with a long list of standard features. Resists rust and corrosion for year after year of dependable service. Learn more at Reading Truck Bodies.

Mechanic service body series: For mechanics who work in the most demanding jobsites and need something other than the typical service body. Loaded with impressive standard features including a heavy-duty ladder-frame understructure. Learn more at Reading Truck Bodies.


These bodies practically put a roof on your mobile workshop. Have more storage, more ways to work and more security for tools and equipment. Enjoy long-lasting durability thanks to our legendary craftsmanship.

Aluminum enclosed bodies for van and low cab forward chassis – classic service van: It’s 50% lighter than comparably sized steel vans and delivers money-saving fuel economy with increased payload. The enclosed space offers excellent security for your valuables while innovative storage keeps you organized. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

Steel enclosed bodies for van and low cab forward chassis – ready van SL: Enjoy a generous workspace with bright compartment lighting and ample weathertight outside storage. Made from long-lasting heavy duty galvannealed steel covered by an industry-leading 6-year warranty. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

Enclosed bodies for truck chassis: Designed around your needs and built with legendary craftsmanship. Our enclosed body offers protected workspace, carries more payload, organizes your tools and equipment better and works with chassis up to Class 5. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

CRANE BODIES are made to tackle the harshest environments and conquer the most challenging jobs. Our innovative crane bodies are designed to provide unsurpassed power, productivity, and safety.

20-Series crane body: Presenting the latest evolution in our 4 decades of creating crane bodies. Designed for cranes up to 4,000 lbs. You’ll have heavy-duty lifting capability in a weight efficient package for efficient operation. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

25-Series crane body: Built to accommodate a 5,000 lb. crane and ready to conquer harsh environments and demanding jobs with safety and ease. You’ll find plenty of standard features for working more productively than ever. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

RM-45 crane body: Our most innovative crane body helps you work with more safety and efficiency than ever. A torsion box understructure enables a powerful 45,000 pound-foot rating at 100% throughout the lifting zone. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

RM-78 crane body: Our most innovative crane body is built on a next generation torsion box understructure that delivers a powerful 78,000 pound-feet of lift and features an easy-to-upfit design. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

LANDSCAPER & DUMP BODIES are ideal for construction, landscape, and handling chores around a nursery. Made to travel the toughest terrain and to safely load and unload payload, these bodies drive your business forward.

Marauder dump body: This type of body Haul the maximum payload in the most affordable way while boosting fuel economy. A heavy-duty understructure, rugged steel floor and sidewall construction provide long-lasting durability for working in rugged jobsites. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

Marauder SL dump body: Haul the maximum payload in the most affordable way while boosting fuel economy. A heavy-duty understructure, rugged steel floor and sidewall construction provide long-lasting durability for working in rugged jobsites. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

Landscaper SL: Get the long-lasting durability you need to work in harsh terrain and perfect for hauling loose, bulk, or skidded materials. Available in 9′ and 12′ models. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

HAULER & PLATFORM BODIES move tools, equipment, and bulk materials easily and safely. You can customize our stake bed and platform bodies in a variety of ways to fit the way you work. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

REDI-DEK hauler body: Haul just about anything on a strong, sturdy platform. With tie-down rails, a slotted bulkhead and a treadplate floor all made from durable powder-coated steel, you’ll get years and years of dependable service. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

Platform bodies: Ideal for hauling bulk materials and pallets, it features a large, open platform built from steel for strength and long-lasting durability Quick release steel stake rack sets allow for easy loading and unloading. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

CONTRACTOR BODIES put together Reading Truck Bodies engineering expertise and customers feedback to deliver a truck body that is built to withstand the toughest conditions. It is ready to perform with its customizable design and workspace so you can work the way you want. Learn more at Reading truck Bodies.

With all that said, you can be assured that we can manage to build any truck body meeting your business needs. That’s why at TruckMax, we are a proud Reading Truck Bodies dealership. And proud of how, our +25-year of experience team in the commercial truck business, can build a truck that work as hard as you do. Contact us today!

Service truck accessories for every duty.

At TruckMax we stock Stellar’s full line of service truck accessories that are the most dependable, most rugged and trouble-free products available in the market today. These accessories are built to the highest standards demanded: Tool box systems, Air compressors, Power Units and Lube Skids.

Tool box systems
Service truck toolbox systems are built extra tough to withstand abuse. We’re so confident in the durability of these drawers that we offer a full lifetime warranty on the slides and hardware. 500 lb. slide sets are used across the entire size range of drawers to insure a solid, durable platform to carry your tools and components. From new easy-to-use pull handles to a range of configurations, American Eagle Drawer Systems have you covered.

• All drawer widths in the product line utilize our unique key-locking “T” handle. This feature provides a one-handed operation and conceals the latch mechanism for heavy-duty protection and an attractive appearance.
• All the drawer fronts on the assemblies are given a textured gray powder coat finish.
• The metal edges of the drawers, and the top shelf, are hemmed for added strength and safety.
• The side panels have a standard 2.50” riser built into them with mounting slots pre-punched.
• The top shelf is included with all drawer units and is designed to telescope out 5.5” on each side of the drawer set. In most installations, this will provide a full shelf in the body compartment and give solid reinforcement.
• The individual drawers are easily removed from the set providing a unique feature that will assist your installation. This feature may also be convenient if you need to move items closer to the job or retrieve a lost tool.
• Each drawer in the set is provided with front-to-back dividers and is punched on 2” centers for divider installation.
• Drawer systems are custom-made to your specifications. Each drawer system is engineered to fit your truck’s compartment and configured with the drawer sizes that will work best for you.

We have the Heavy-Duty Steel Drawer System, Heavy-Duty Aluminum Drawer System, and the Lightweight Aluminum Drawer System with optional features as custom colors, egg crate dividers, non-slip drawer liner, oil filter/drain drawer, and the drawer light bar.

Air compressors
Stellar describes its air compressor line by using words like performance, durability, reliability, and ease of maintenance. By starting with the most durable compressor pumps available, we use state-of-the-art technology to design a complete reliable system.

At TruckMax we can help you select the best fit for your business, either a Single-Stage Piston Air Compressor, Two-Stage Piston Air Compressor, Rotary Screw Air Compressor or an Air Compressor Pump.
Single-Stage Piston Air Compressors: Direct-drive, no belts to break or adjust. Cast iron crankcase and cylinder heads for durability
Two-Stage Piston Air Compressors: Cast-iron, one-piece cylinder and head design – no head gaskets to fail
Rotary Screw Air Compressors: Air on-demand as required. 100% duty cycle rated for continuous use
Air Compressor Pumps: Single-stage air compressor pumps

Power Units
From integrated power systems to the revolutionary 100% emission-free Hybrid Power Source, Stellar has everything you need to power productivity.

American Eagle® Hybrid Power Source, the FIRST OF ITS KIND IN THE SERVICE TRUCK INDUSTRY.

With an automotive-grade Li-NMC battery, the HPS provides a 100% emission-free low voltage power source to operate your hydraulic needs. The integrated, dual hydraulic power unit will supply hours of quiet operation on a single charge. Nonetheless, if the batteries reach a need for charging while on the job site the system is equipped with a 48V alternator on the chassis to provide rapid recharge on the go.

EnPak® Power System
A revolutionary, fully integrated power system for work trucks. EnPak combines a rotary-screw air compressor, hydraulic pump, generator, and diesel engine.

EnPak® equipment is the exact match for mechanic service companies looking to take idle time off their trucks and insist on the most trusted and highest quality products. These all-in-one equipment options can be integrated into their fleet to deliver more capabilities in service truck configurations Class 3 and over.

Some of the available features depending on the power source type are: Air compressor, Generator power, Battery charge/crank assist, Hydraulic pump, Welder with multi-process capabilities, Chassis power, Auto-Speed™ technology, Auto start/stop, Turbocharged engine, CAN bus connectivity, and/or Remote panels.

Lube Skids

Turn your service truck into a lube truck with a LubeMate® Lube Skid. Offering mobile or permanent-mount lube skids or a custom lube trailer, reduces costly downtime by servicing equipment according to maintenance schedules without the need for a dedicated lube truck. All units come complete with hardware to mount and plumb.

If you are looking to upgrade your utility truck with any service-designed accessories, to meet the highest working standards, do not hesitate to contact us.

Manitex Bucket Trucks NOW Available!

Manitex A62 with 62′ working height and 38′ horizontal side reach differs from competitor products in that it has reduced dimensions and a unique, quick, setup speed.

Thanks to it’s ease of use, the A62 is particularly suitable for overhead and road lighting maintenance as well as sign installation. The “X” pattern outriggers allow the A62 to be set up in a single parking space. Available on a Non-CDL truck for maximum mobility and flexibility.

Contact us or follow the link to our inventory here!

Stellar cranes lifting capacity and side reach, are key features when selecting the right truck for your business.

The Stellar Crane’s lifting capacity and side reach are key features when selecting the right truck for your business.

There are plenty of things to think about when you’re building a work truck with a stellar crane. Making sure your mechanic service truck is built around you is important to maximizing productivity. So how do you make sure you don’t miss anything important? Here are five key questions to ask when building your perfect truck. 

1. What are my truck size needs? 

2. Where will I be doing the work?

3. Do I need a compressor, welder, or integrated unit? 

4. Where will I put my tools, parts and other equipment? 

5. Do I have lube and fuel needs? 

Interested in building your perfect work truck? Reach out to us today and let one of our specialists help you find the right truck, and to meet your business needs.

Mechanic trucks by Stellar Industries, Inc. offer the most innovative features in the industry. Complete turnkey packages available with body systems and compressors. Raise productivity with top-of-the-line mechanics trucks that help you get the job done. A perfectly up-fitted mechanic’s truck can increase efficiency, improve organization, and add convenience to your work day. Simply put, you’ll maximize uptime. Plus, with our large selection of service bodies and cranes, it’s easy to outfit a truck body with the specific qualities you need. Weigh the pros and cons of a steel service body over an aluminum one, and browse our selection of heavy-duty, light-duty, EC series, TC series, and specialty cranes.