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Anyone figure out the best way to carry surfboards on without a Topper?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by cabsav214, Mar 28, 2010.

  1. Mar 28, 2010 at 6:51 AM
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    cabsav214

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    I have a Access Cab without a topper, I am sick of strapping my surfboards in the bed then against the cab, or letting it hang off over the tailgate. I am thinking of putting thule bars on, but they would have to be pretty close together since I have a Access Cab? Anyone figure out a better system? Maybe a lumber rack?
     
  2. Mar 28, 2010 at 7:08 AM
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    Im curious my self, but I have a DC
     
  3. Mar 28, 2010 at 7:10 AM
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    Yakima makes a hitch type rack that fits in the rear reciever, then run a soft rack on the cab.
     
  4. Mar 28, 2010 at 7:14 AM
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    I just tied mine down like you were saying with it poking out of the bed. Way less stuff to worry about installing and using when I wanted to go hit a wave.
     
  5. Mar 28, 2010 at 9:29 AM
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    I've seen somebody on here with the Thule or Yakima bars mounted in the bed rails , so you could strap your boards flat and flush to the top of the bed , but they would still stick out the back ,

    OZ
     
  6. Mar 28, 2010 at 10:15 AM
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    I have seen this done as well, and its' probably what I would do too.
     
  7. Mar 28, 2010 at 10:33 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    exactly ^^^^ ,

    OZ
     
  9. Mar 28, 2010 at 3:48 PM
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    i did bed rails and strapped them down like a roof rack
     
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