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"Built Not Bought" Cargo Carrier.

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Esteban86K5, Dec 15, 2005.

  1. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    I needed something to haul the bikes around and extra luggage that doesn't fit inside the motorhome or the Expedition. But all the store bought ones seemed small and weak and were so damn expensive. SO I built a bigger heavier duty one for CHEAP!!

    This will hold all 5 bikes or firewood or whatever else i need it too. I built it wider then the store bought ones so when the bikes are on they will cover the taillights. That is why the tailights were added to the botom. I also hate when the hitch rattles inside the reciever so I added an Anti-rattle device to it.

    Tell me what you think.Be kind!!

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    Here are the rest of the pics. :thumb:
     
  2. BranndonC

    BranndonC 3/4 ton status

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    love it, i want one for the Jimmy!
     
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    thezentree 3/4 ton status

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  4. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    SEXY????

    HMMMMMM..........yea I guess it is.;)
     
  5. thezentree

    thezentree 3/4 ton status

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    It sounded good at the time :dunno:

    :rotfl:
     
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    did you test it by jumping up and down on it?
    with 4 people?
     
  7. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Only 3. But one guy is big and fat so he can count as 2.:D
     
  8. chevyfumes

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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    Show off..;)
     
  9. Resurrection_Joe

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    When I saw that first pic I though it was computer generated

    Those lines are unreal

    Right on man
     
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    Leper 1/2 ton status

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    I want a motorhome like that.
     
  11. rdn2blazer

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    very nice job man!
     
  12. onlychevy6

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    Must have been you...:doah:
     
  13. cbbr

    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Looks great. Of course it will ruin your departure angle.;)
     
  14. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Yeah but I am already aware of places that i can and can't go with the motorhome because of it's size so now I just need to be aware of steep driveways. No big deal.
     
  15. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    We just got it about 6 months ago. My wife grew up traveling from hotel to hotel so this is the only way I could get her to go camping. And it's a way to get her to go offroading with me once I get the truck built.;)
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Little joke. Not a very good one.:D
     
  17. Esteban86K5

    Esteban86K5 1/2 ton status

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    Well, your the second person that said that and i wasn't sure if you were serious or not. I get the joke seeing as this is an offroad site and departure angle is a big deal.;)
     
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    looks clean how much do you think it will hold?
     
  19. Esteban86K5

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    Well it should far exceed the weight limits of the hitch. I don't think I will ever have that much on it but I always over-buid things and in this case it's a plus cause I can't see it when i am driving.:o
     

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