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My roof rack *Finally installed*

Discussion in '1936-Present Suburban' started by Muddytazz, Aug 5, 2006.

  1. Muddytazz

    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    Decided to post up some current pics of my roof rack that I've been working on for the last year :doah:

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    Its actually 120" x 54" x 7" tall. In its current state, 1 person can still pick it up over their head. And its still strong as hell too. I took it up on top the barn and dropped it, not one little dent and it landed on some rocks. Just chipped the paint I sprayed on it for the winter.
     
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    i thought it was a liftedtrailer with the axel under it, LMAO
     
  3. Muddytazz

    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    Smartass, and you actually saw it today too
     
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    i know I pointed out to Arturo that it was your roof rack when we pulled up. but seeing it with the axel under it in the pic makes it look like a trailer,
    LMAO
     
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    Yeah, my dad even asked if he could mount it to that axle for his quad trailer. That is what that axle is for LOL
     
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    Is that made of aluminum?
     
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    Nope, framework is 1" sq steel tubing and the expanded wire is all steel also
     
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    Argh, ye be in better shape than me if ye can hoist that thing up on yonder barn roof.:haha:
     
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    Its not really heavy at all. 3/4-9 expanded wire and .065 1" sq tubing...weighs less than 100 lbs
     
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    In that case, wanna arm wrestle?:rotfl:
     
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    :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha: :haha:


    Might be a short match, us old guys you know :haha: :haha: :haha:
     
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    Us old guys rule. My 54th is in two weeks.:haha:
     
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    that roof rack looks awesome. exactly what i had planned in my head whenever i can get around to doing mine
     
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    Nice looking rack. Here is my new BIG ass ugly rack on my sub. It's ugly, but stong as hell.

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    look-en in to making one my self. any thoughts on the mounting wholes and or screws\hardware.
     
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    That is looking great. I can't wait to see it mounted.
     
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    I'll try and remeber to take some pictures of the mounts tomorrow.
     
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    muddytazz, bout how much it cost you to buy the metal?
     
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    I think its about $150 for what I have in the latest pics
     
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    Made a bunch of progress today. Got it all finished welded up, painted and the lights mounted. Gotta buy some bolts in the morning, drill some holes and mount it. Won't have time to wire the lights up tomorrow, but it will be mounted.
     

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