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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:11 PM   #1
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Made out of emt conduit 3/4 inch, angle iron, flat bar, and those eyes.
Conduit tubing and all 90 degree bend and couplings cost me around $80
16 and 22 guage sheets around $30
8 eyes around $10
Angle iron $9
3 cans of semi gloss paint and 1 can of primer $20
Self tapping skrews $6

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I made the side plates out of 16 guage sheet metal and the corners out off 22 guage since its easy to bend.

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Part of my bucket for my KC light made out of 16 guage. Used card board to make my shape then layed down on metal and traced and cut then bent it

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Attached with self tapping skrews to rack

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Made these out of the same tubing for the side supports crushed with vise and ends hammerd flat to use self tapping skrews to bolt on

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Made support for the factory roof rail so all the weights not on the plastic roof bars. Made from flat bar and angle iron. With felt underneith the angle iron

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Mounted to factory roof rails with a hose clamp holding down the conduit clamp. I did not do much welding on this rack and if anybody wanted to make one with out welding it is possible. The rack is very light also not sure of the exact weight. I still have to order clamps to mount my shovel to the side. Made it at around $150

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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:13 PM   #2
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Looks way nice. DIY win!
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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:17 PM   #3
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Looks way nice. DIY win!
Thanks man. That was my first rack ive ever built
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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:22 PM   #4
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looks awesome man. what is that giant vehicle in your garage?
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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:28 PM   #5
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looks awesome man. what is that giant vehicle in your garage?
My 1967 jeepster commando still building that.
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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:32 PM   #6
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need pictures i havent seen one in so so long
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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:37 PM   #7
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Need pictures i havent seen one in so so long


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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:40 PM   #8
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im crying of joy that motor is beautiful.... everything is. im in love haha. keep goin on that it'll be amazing once done
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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:44 PM   #9
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im crying of joy that motor is beautiful.... everything is. im in love haha. keep goin on that it'll be amazing once done
Thanks me and my dad been buildin it up for two years now. ALOT of work
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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:45 PM   #10
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Nice Rack!
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Unread 04-29-2012, 09:55 PM   #11
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Thanks me and my dad been buildin it up for two years now. ALOT of work
itll be worth every second once done to. i restored a vw rabbit with 3 guys and it took us about 2 months but its nothing compared to what you guys are doing. great work so far
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Unread 04-29-2012, 10:01 PM   #12
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itll be worth every second once done to. i restored a vw rabbit with 3 guys and it took us about 2 months but its nothing compared to what you guys are doing. great work so far
Thanks. Yeah lots of custom work
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itll be worth every second once done to. i restored a vw rabbit with 3 guys and it took us about 2 months but its nothing compared to what you guys are doing. great work so far
Thanks. Yeah alot of custom work money and time
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Unread 04-29-2012, 10:32 PM   #14
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Very impressive DIY. I'll be by later to pick mine up.
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Unread 04-29-2012, 11:11 PM   #15
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Very impressive DIY. I'll be by later to pick mine up.
Haha thanks
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