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Beefed RTT (roof top tent) Safari Rack

Discussion in 'Beefed Taco' started by Beefed Taco, May 30, 2009.

  1. May 30, 2009 at 7:04 PM
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    Beefed Taco

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    When Rick (pray4surf) PMed me about building a rack for his tent I knew this would be a cool project. He had certain requirements like his truck still being able to fit in the garage, room for the tent to be moved in different positions, and bars that are just above it to be able to carry the surf boards with the tent on, or protect the tent if he were to hit a tree branch or something. (the removable rear one isn't on there yet)

    He's going to go test it out in Big Bear soon and that makes me jealous. I'm trying to get him to let me put some shovel and light mounts on it......[​IMG]
    (maybe when he comes home) I almost crawled up into the thing and took a nap, it's SWEET in there!

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  2. May 30, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    tigerfan00

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    nice job!

    thats one of them crazy 4wd prerunners!
     
  3. May 30, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    And you have a good eye. He swapped in the 4x4 parts about 1 year ago and invited forum members to come by and hang out. He's a good dude and his truck is pretty equipped, all the way down to the on board air.
     
  4. May 30, 2009 at 7:38 PM
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    That's so friggin cool. Nice job!
     
  5. May 30, 2009 at 7:39 PM
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    i just recall his building it on ttora...iirc his daughter is pretty smokin hot too :D

    he's done an incredible job with that truck...i think his and jamie (sarsquid) have the 2 best trucks on TTORA
     
  6. May 30, 2009 at 7:57 PM
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    :laugh:

    i dont know that ive ever seen him here...i think he sticks to ttora and maybe CT...

    you def did a good job with the rack though...looks sharp as hell the way it sits below the cab line...esp once the tent is in place
     
  7. May 30, 2009 at 7:58 PM
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    Awesome work Beefed- I was pondering what it would take to mount a tent like that.
     
  8. May 30, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    yes you are right, and thanks man. He needed it to fit into his garage still.

    honestly...not much. Just attention to the bends, making a bunch of plates (there are small plates under the bed rail too) and getting the angles right for the mounting of the tubes. I made this affordable for him.
     
  9. May 30, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    First of all, nice work!

    Secondly; you got any info on that single cab in the background?
     
  10. May 30, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    Well done, sir. Why don't you make a build thread for that? I'd be interested in seeing more of it.
     
  11. May 30, 2009 at 8:24 PM
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    That thing is BAD A$$!!!!!
     
  12. Jun 2, 2009 at 10:50 AM
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    I'll do this in the street section soon. I'm stoked someone here is into the pre 05 mini's! :cheers:
     
  13. Jun 2, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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    Haha, Brian speaks the truth!

    My truck has come a long ways since you last saw it. :)

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    The RTT looks awesome! Great work as always, Brian! :thumbsup:
     
  14. Jun 2, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    and yet...im still waiting for the first gen sliders..
     
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    SARSquid also likes to post over at expeditionportal.com too. I love his setup.
     
  16. Mar 28, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    any chance of seeing this thing in action? or some pics that work? haha... Im sad! But def. want to check it out.

    Adamo
     
  17. Mar 31, 2011 at 12:42 PM
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    Yea this sounds sick! But no pics? Come onnn
     
  18. Apr 3, 2011 at 9:42 PM
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    we want pictures!!!!!!!

    we NEED the pictures.....

    ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

    yes?

    Adamo
     
  19. Apr 5, 2011 at 4:54 PM
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    I appreciate the interest. I'm short on time but here a few...

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  20. Apr 5, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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    that is sick as f**k! nice work!
     
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