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BajaRack Utility (flat) Rack

Discussion in 'Product Reviews' started by Gaston, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. Aug 9, 2013 at 3:50 PM
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    Gaston

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    Just installed it yesterday, so it's too early for a review. Instillation seemed a bit dodgy but it's solid on all accounts. I had my 7 yr old son jump up and down on it and it passed that test. Wind noise is noticeable for sure but maybe I can fiddle with it (or just get accustomed to it).

    A paddleboard will be the first true test...better review to follow.
     
  2. Aug 9, 2013 at 5:29 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Can you tell me the height from the roof to the top of the rack ?

    Thanks in advance
     
  3. Aug 9, 2013 at 5:38 PM
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    Jon850FL

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    according to Bajarack.com it only adds 4.5 inches in height.
     
  4. Aug 9, 2013 at 5:39 PM
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    Thanks

    I'm interested to see how it would align with my Leer cap rack
     
  5. Aug 9, 2013 at 5:43 PM
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    the baja basket adds 6.5
     
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  6. Aug 9, 2013 at 5:45 PM
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    What is on the OP's truck is just the flat rack , so 4 1/2" , correct ?
     
  7. Aug 9, 2013 at 5:49 PM
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    i know, i was just stating the differences between the 2 racks so people can save 2 minutes and dont have to type in bajarack.com :p
     
  8. Aug 9, 2013 at 5:53 PM
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    BTW.....looks good, im about to get the bajabasket. I like how they mount to the OEM holes.
     
  9. Aug 9, 2013 at 5:53 PM
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    Lol

    Thanks
     
  10. Aug 9, 2013 at 9:44 PM
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    OP , what is the measurement from centre to centre of the mounting points on the rack front to back ?
     
  11. Aug 9, 2013 at 10:01 PM
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    On the rack, or on the mounting feet? They're a bit offset, but the brackets look to be the same angle so the distance is probably the same.

    I could take up close shots of the rack mounting points if you're interested.
     
  12. Aug 9, 2013 at 10:06 PM
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    On the rack itself

    Thanks
     
  13. Aug 9, 2013 at 10:12 PM
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    Looks like 44".
     
  14. Aug 9, 2013 at 10:13 PM
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    Awesome

    Thanks again , have some green squares on me
     
  15. Sep 24, 2013 at 8:18 AM
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    Things a beast. Bed was full of tools and such so we threw the theater flats on the rack. I had to take the interstate so I hit speeds of 65 mph. Everything stayed put and as solid as when I loaded it...probably should have put the small one on top...oh well.

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    For some reason I don't have a photo with my paddleboard on it, but it's a much easier load than this one was.

    ETA: Here's a roof top pic.
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  16. Oct 29, 2013 at 10:47 AM
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    I also own a Baja Rack for my Tacoma and am very satisfied with it. Although I own the basket version, I have had it for almost 2 years now and have had no issues with it what so ever. The powder coat has held up well over the 2 years.

    Also, for anyone looking at getting a Baja Rack for their truck Southeast Overland (a vendor on here) sells them cheaper than MSRP.

    http://southeastoverland.com/index....=category&virtuemart_category_id=64&Itemid=33
     
  17. Dec 4, 2014 at 4:48 PM
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    Very good looking rack. Im thinking about getting this same one. By chance is that plate on the front that says "baja rack" seem removable?
     
  18. Dec 4, 2014 at 4:53 PM
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    Lol is this when oz thought he was the sole giver of green squares?
     
  19. Dec 4, 2014 at 4:55 PM
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    I was
     
  20. Dec 4, 2014 at 5:52 PM
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    Its stickers you can peel off...I bought this rack and was bent and powder coat chipping.. finally got it replaced by Baja rack only to find it stripped my holes in roof .so would say be careful with heavy loads..loved the rack but wasn't worth the trouble
     
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