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Roof light rack

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by smmarine, Oct 28, 2013.

  1. Oct 28, 2013 at 7:32 PM
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    smmarine

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    Ok so I've found a few threads talking about this but I just want some peoples ideas and suggestions. Basically I want some long range lights on the top of my truck but can't go with the standard bed mount light racks for a few reasons. 1 I have my toolbox mounted in the front of my bed 2 I also have my cb whip mounted on my toolbox 3 they're expensive as hell!!!!! What I would like to do is just find some kind of roof mount rack that I can just put closer towards the front of the cab. My thought was a luggage rack that slides into door tracks or something. I'd rather not drill into my roof as well. And the cheaper the better! I just can't seem to find what I'm lookin for online. Suggestions?
     
  2. Oct 28, 2013 at 7:45 PM
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    H Bomb

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    I had a hard time finding a way to mount my light bar to the roof of my truck, since I didn't want to drill into my roof. Here is what I did...

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  3. Oct 28, 2013 at 9:17 PM
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  4. Oct 28, 2013 at 9:48 PM
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    pics of attachment points???
     
  5. Oct 28, 2013 at 10:12 PM
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    So its a roof rack and you mounted the bar upside down under the cross point?
     
  6. Oct 29, 2013 at 5:54 AM
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    H Bomb

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    It's a Carr Light Bar. If your truck has gutters, there is no drilling needed. My pickup didn't have gutters so I had to drill into the side of the roof where the door closes. The led bar is mounted upside-down on to it. I can take some pics of the mounting points later if ya want.
     
  7. Oct 29, 2013 at 10:48 AM
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  9. Oct 29, 2013 at 4:43 PM
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    That's exactly what I want to do. More info on this? Or something similar anybody knows of I can put lights on?
     
  10. Oct 29, 2013 at 4:47 PM
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  11. Dec 2, 2013 at 11:47 PM
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    Could you please take pictures of how you mounted the rack and light bar


    Thanks
     
  12. Dec 3, 2013 at 6:21 AM
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    I will be using a Yakima Cross bar that mounts into the door jam. And getting a Rigid light bar to mount upside down.
     
  13. Dec 3, 2013 at 6:33 AM
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    All the yakimas Iv been told by my local truck accessories store are round?
     
  14. Dec 3, 2013 at 6:51 AM
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    Those light bars are so awesome!
     
  15. Dec 3, 2013 at 6:53 AM
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    This is the mounting option that i will be getting for mine. It is round.
     
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