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Heavy duty Motorcycle bed rack bar .... San Jose

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tacoma Parts Marketplace (2005-2015)' started by mattgecko, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. Feb 3, 2013 at 5:58 PM
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    mattgecko

    mattgecko [OP] The Bed & Hood LED Light Guy

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    NEW custom made Motorcycle truck bed rack, powder coated black.

    I had (2) made for my Tacoma, one is for sale.

    This bed reinforcement bar is heavy duty and perfect for the heavy bikes (Harley Davidson, Indian, Yamaha, Honda).

    Dimensions:
    57" long 3" wide x 3" deep

    Tire channel "V"s are 2 1/2" at the small and 5 1/2"

    Tie down holes are 1"

    Local pick up only, $75.00 San Jose



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  2. Feb 3, 2013 at 6:06 PM
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    just wondering if you had any pics of it in use? i checked your build thread but didn't see it, maybe i missed it, awesome truck btw
     
  3. Feb 3, 2013 at 6:45 PM
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    mattgecko

    mattgecko [OP] The Bed & Hood LED Light Guy

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    Not yet, the 2nd bar is still getting powder coated.

    I'll hold it up in my truck tomorrow and snap a pic.
     
  4. Feb 3, 2013 at 6:47 PM
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    How does it mount up?
     
  5. Feb 3, 2013 at 7:05 PM
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    You don't have to do it on my account, just at your convenenience, or if you think it would help your sale with other members. I was just wondering how it looked and held. best of luck with sale!
     
  6. Feb 3, 2013 at 7:11 PM
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    Would like to see how this works
     
  7. Feb 3, 2013 at 7:24 PM
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    I was going to bolt right up under the tie down bed rail, it will have to be drilled.
     
  8. Feb 4, 2013 at 5:56 PM
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    I still have to remove the LED lighting and CB antenna but it will bolt up under the bed tie down rail.

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  9. Feb 4, 2013 at 6:29 PM
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    How is it mounted?
     
  10. Feb 4, 2013 at 7:47 PM
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    Clamp it in place, drill 4 holes through the bar and the bed, 4 bolts, 4 lock nuts and 4 fender washers.

    That's how I am going to do mine when I get the time.
     
  11. Feb 21, 2013 at 7:06 AM
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    Bump for price drop. was $100 now $75.
     
  12. Feb 21, 2013 at 8:08 AM
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    Wow, where the F were you when I had my bike lol!!!! I just used like 20 straps and prayed nothin snapped! This is awesome!
     
  13. Mar 3, 2013 at 6:13 PM
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    Im interested in this. Would like to see the other one mounted to your truck. Being that you had 3 slots made, how close are the wheel wheels to the tire if you had a bike in the outside slot?
     
  14. Mar 4, 2013 at 7:54 AM
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    When I removed the rear tie down rail I couldn't believe how flimsy the back of the bed was. I used the existing 5 torxs bolts and threaded bed nuts to mount the bar.

    The wheel wells are right next to the tire (+ or - a few inches), 3 bike fit perfectly. I'll measure the thinness of the metal when I get home tonight.

    The bar I installed in my truck is 2" x 2" L-channel and the one I am selling is 3" x 3", I only haul dirt bikes so didn't need it to be that beefy. Would be perfect for heavy road bikes.
     
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  15. Mar 4, 2013 at 12:12 PM
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    You could bolt this one to the stock bed rail location also although its 3 X 3 correct? I only haul dirtbikes also, usually just my own but sometimes two.
     
  16. Mar 4, 2013 at 12:25 PM
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    Yes it would mount to the existing rail mounts.

    Mine is a 2" x 2" and sits a little lower than the bed side caps.
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  17. Mar 19, 2013 at 10:09 AM
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    Price drop...... $60 picked up
     
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