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Old 11-21-2012, 06:49 PM
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Default Car Rack

Heres a Rack that I threw together for hualing things when the trucks were down. This thing works really good. I did have skids stacked 6 feet high on it. It rode like there was 6 people in the car. Its easier to use than my trucks when loading or unloading. I have also used it for hauling 20' lumber and ladders.

This car was Justines when she was in school. When she graduated I was going to junk it. She has a job now and bought herself a better car. I ended up needing a way to work when the trucks were down. So I have been driving it to work for a year or so.

When I drive it some where people have a good chuckle. I thought you all would like to see it too. It is a dependable car so I don't mind keeping it.

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It's a Normal Thing Around Here I Don't Have no Money!! Just Junk. The Problem With Most People Is They Can't Recognise A Good Piece Of Junk.

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Old 11-21-2012, 07:36 PM
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OK Kevin, I'm going out on the limb now... Nice Rack!!! Seriously its a neat setup.
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Old 11-21-2012, 08:07 PM
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:23 PM
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Kevin! I was a little tied up today.
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Old 11-21-2012, 09:54 PM
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i like it.
Cheap and it works.
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Old 11-21-2012, 10:23 PM
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Can anybody here say the word REDNECK!!! Love it!! I'd probably have built something like that myself if I could get it past the little woman...

Forgot to add the smilies...

Measure twice and cut once...or...wait, was that the other way around?
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Old 11-21-2012, 10:40 PM
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Very functional, Now add some paint so it will quit causing rust stains on that good looking car.
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Old 11-22-2012, 12:32 AM
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Nice job Kevin, they work way better than they look like they should.

I had a similar setup once that was pipe 'H' frames that slid into holders welded to the bumper brackets.
I used to transport 25' tipi poles with it.

Handled like a fat bag of cement on wheels. Worked though and could tolerate way more braking and sudden turns that you would think. ( other drivers made me do it.....honest )
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Old 11-22-2012, 02:00 AM
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I Love it! And your Taurus looks better than mine, after a disagreement with a deer, a couple of years ago.

Could you post a close-up of how it's attached? I'd like to file this away for future use.

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Old 11-22-2012, 02:22 AM
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Nice work. Lowes will never be the same after this thread gets around.
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