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Pics of Your Roof Racks

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by fireplug, Mar 13, 2006.

  1. fireplug

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    Hi guys, I need to build (or purchase?) a roof rack for the Blazer. This is going to be used for the kayak and mountain bikes. I'm hoping to come up with something that I can use with and without the top. Any ideas? Any pics of yours will help the process!
     
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    Not really what you are looking for, but this is what I put my canoe on. Also gives me great spot to mount lights. Poor cop asked me to turn on reverse lights. hehe should of told him it is higher wattage bulbs in there.

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    Well, don’t laugh at mine. It is a cheap POS that I ordered with my new Snugtop topper. I was under the assumption it was a nice quality basket that hugged the roofline. Nope….it is a cheap Chinese POS that sticks waayyyy to far up in the air. The sticker on it says Surco Products Inc. Not sure what kind a crap that is. I just go it last week and haven’t had a chance to modify it’s mounting yet. Besides, the elcheapo basket, I have another question for Snugtop. Where the hell is my 3rd brake light???? I guess I can’t complain too loud. Snugtop is the only game in town that still manufacturers a topper for a 73-87 SWB GM truck. [​IMG]

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    Thanks for the pics so far. For anyone that has responded, what method of attachment are you using?
     
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    I just drilled some holes and bolted them down. I also used rubber for both sides of the cab and the cap to keep it from leaking. But I have regrets, if I had it back I would of never put it on the cab. Me and my woman agree that we want the roof bare but I dont wanna have to do body work up there. I would do it the way onlychevy6 has it done, only on the cap.
     
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    This uses the canback top with the yakama rack bars and a self made basket.

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    Homemade, full length. Bolted through the roof to the roof supports.
     
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    that is fricken sweet!!!!!!! :bow:
     
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    Larry, Steve, great looking trucks!

    Steve, any chance you have some detailed shots of the CanBack? I've never seen one up close. I'd love to see some pics of the hoops, and the rails. What weight do you think that setup could handle?

    Thanks for the help, Jason.
     
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    This is a friends blazer. Next time I go down to see him I'll take some more photos for you.

    As for the weight limit it will hold, I have no idea. I would guess 200-300 lbs:crazy: I'll ask the owner and see if canback has any weight restrictions.
     
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    That would be great! Thanks for the offer. Anyone else? Racks, racks, show me your rack!
     

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