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About Us

Tough Rigs is your one stop shop for anything and everything you need to customize YOUR VEHICLE! 

Recently voted as the most reputable and professional upfitter in the area, Tough Rigs has the experience you can TRUST!   As part of the Bill Walsh Automotive Group, which has been family owned and operated in Ottawa, Illinois since 1857, we strive to make your visit personable and worry free.

Staffed by friendly, knowledgeable upfitters, that are available for anything from a quick accessory question to a full sit down consultation. Since every upfit has to start somewhere Tough Rigs packages are just that…each upfit is modified or customized to fit your needs and budget.

With full time, factory trained specialists and installers that have customized hundreds of vehicles; you can count on your upfit to be done right.  

Tough Rigs offers: level & lift kits, running boards, nerf bars, fender flares, winches, light packages and light bars, hundreds of wheel and tire upgrade options, Scorpion spray in bed liners, tonneau covers and toppers, remote start options, navigation and entertainment systems, bike racks, trailer hitches, gps monitoring devices, back up cameras, and as a WeatherTech Diamond Dealer, we can have WeatherTech products in your hands in 24-48 hours!  

Choose Tough Rigs, for all of your JEEP, truck and SUV needs and take advantage of our unbeatable installed pricing and excellent customer service. Tough Rigs represents thousands of manufacturers so if you do not see it on our website please give us a call.  

Tough Rigs is also the official Bone Collector and Hard Core authentic truck and off road outfitter. As the exclusive source to official Bone Collector and Hard Core accessories, we would be happy to config your rig with the same gear that Michael Waddell and the Brotherhood put on their own trucks and off road vehicles. 

At Tough Rigs, we spend every day building up the excitement in your ride but at the end of the day, the most important thing we build is relationships and the making of new friends!!   Visit us at our in Tough Rigs showroom at the Ford/Kia Dealership, 2900 Columbus St, Ottawa, IL. 

Tough Rigs

2900 Columbus Street

Ottawa, IL 61350

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