post #1 of Old 01-26-2009, 06:52 PM Thread Starter
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Custom built rack for your Jeep

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post #2 of Old 02-26-2009, 08:51 PM
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Sunroof, 10 years no leaks.
Window is manually removeable, pulled from some car. about 3x2 feet, round edges, black trim.
Helps with light a lot.
I used a sawzall. The hard top fibreglass makes a mess.
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post #3 of Old 03-04-2009, 07:16 PM
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Installed the working prototype roof rack by BajaRack. I've worked with them to develope a rack for the JK - 03/09
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post #4 of Old 07-08-2009, 02:30 PM
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held over 250 lbs on it without bending. excellent line attachment points.

best 20 bucks i welded together.
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post #5 of Old 08-29-2009, 08:29 AM
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They did not have the option for it, but this is the Gobi rack for the Jeep XJ. It is the most expensive, but I will say it is 100% worth it. I have hit trees with it and stuff, and nothing it wrong with it. Has a tone of room, and looks sick. I got all the extras with the Highlift jack mount, axe & shovel mount, and jerry can mounts. I ended up breaking the high lift mount because it got hung up on a tree. Has spots for 6 lights on it.
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post #6 of Old 11-23-2009, 12:24 PM
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Spent 5 days designing it to make sure everything is where i want it.. has a locking tool box, locking tire carrier, lock for high lift jack.. 3 4x6 KC off road lights...
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post #7 of Old 04-11-2010, 05:03 PM
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Sounds Expensive but when compared to the leading racks actually comes out cheaper. Built by Kevins Off Road or KOR for short. All welded construction. No peicing it together and no rust points. Only rack on the market with front removale floor section for sun roof. Highest side rails on the market. Only rack with rool over rating protection. Standard features include: brackets for mounting, welded shovel and axe brackets, welded high lift mounts, 6 welded light mounts(4 front, 2 rear), welded spare tire carier! Check them out!
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post #8 of Old 07-11-2010, 02:59 PM
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works very nice. holds lights and tire on roof. gives me plety of room inside.
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post #9 of Old 07-11-2010, 03:01 PM
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cheap and effective. saves space
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post #10 of Old 10-12-2010, 10:08 PM
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My Cherokee did not come with the crossbars, so I decided to weld some up. I knew a local teacher in a vocational school and he let me use the mig welder and some scrap stock. I used 2" angle welded to either end of 2" square tube stock. after 16 welds and some grinding I was done. To mount it I took some 1" bar stock and cut 2.5" - 3" sections and tapped them for 3/8" bolts. I used those bars and the bolts as a makeshift clamp to hold the bars onto my roof. I used rustoleum paint to coat it. After proper prep and priming it still chips off. The only thing I would do differently is to use a better paint.
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post #11 of Old 11-09-2010, 03:04 PM
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Me and my girlfriends dad built it. It is made completely out of aluminum. It mad a really nice place to put an oversized spare and auxilary lights.
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post #12 of Old 01-20-2011, 12:44 PM
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got it built for 5$ cant be any happier
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post #13 of Old 08-12-2011, 09:40 PM
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love the basket... I can haul my bike and kayak anywhere now
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post #14 of Old 03-25-2012, 09:56 AM
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This is a Defender roof rack, couldn't find a selection for it. After removing what was left of the factory rails and mounting it through the roof into the frame (after repairing the holes) it is now solid and works well.
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post #15 of Old 12-13-2012, 04:16 PM
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as with my front bumper i got this roof rack with the jeep... it is a custom made rack that is very large and durable...
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