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bakflip AND Ladder rack???

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by forana, Jan 10, 2012.

  1. Jan 10, 2012 at 10:30 AM
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    forana

    forana [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ok so I just put in the bakflip. I also want to have a single ladder rack on my bed but I don't see anyway possible to mount it with the bakflip.

    Here's my master plan, I want a single roof rack and one ladder rack on my bed. The picture shows something similar to what I want but I don't need 2 racks on my bed just one.

    The only possible way I can think of mounting this is by mounting it to the bed side rail with a flat mount rather then the angle mount beside the bakflip rail mount. This would create some concerns about strength.

    What u guys think? Am I dreaming?

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  2. Jan 10, 2012 at 1:24 PM
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    hmm maybe I am dreaming..... No one?
     
  3. Feb 17, 2012 at 9:57 AM
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    Hey man. You're not dreaming. I just signed up with tacomaworld just now to see if there was any interest in a single sided ladder rack. We manufacture them for other trucks, but since the tacoma bed is made of composite material we were hoping maybe we can mount our system on the bed tracks. What do you think?

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  4. Feb 17, 2012 at 10:43 AM
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    Not gonna work. The backflip blocks accesses to the rails. Need a mount to work flat on the bed sides.
     
  5. Feb 18, 2012 at 4:45 AM
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    I don't get. You have any pics?
     
  6. Feb 18, 2012 at 7:02 AM
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    tonto340

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    You should have looked at the Bak Flip Contractor Series.
     
  7. Feb 19, 2012 at 9:21 PM
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    i did look into the contractor series. Too expensive and damn ugly...
     
  8. Apr 1, 2012 at 8:16 PM
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    i put a backrack safety rack on and my plan was to get a single ladder rack similar to your idea with the roof rack. backrack makes a bar that goes across the tailgate now but dont fit the tacoma. so im gonna get one fabricated to fit the rails until someone sells one rack or a real cheap set on cl. like you, in my mind it seems like a great idea, but aint seen anyone do it yet.
     
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