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WTR: I want to give you money!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by NumNutz, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    Well now that you (and everyone else) has clicked on this thread you might as well read... I'll get straight to the point because most of you will be pissed you even bothered to click on this thread.

    I want to borrow your bike rack for my trip home from college. I just got a bike from a friend for free and want to transport it home safely. I plan on buying a rack but I already have the Thule bars at home and don't want to purchase a rack just for the bike that doesn't work on the Thule bars.

    I will pay someone $25 plus shipping to let me borrow their bike rack for this trip home. I would like one that allows for mounting through the bottom of front fork with the front wheel removed like this, but attaches directly to the rail system...

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    I promise to return it in the same fashion that it is borrowed and will pay up front. Thanks!

    Anyone with Rocky Mounts!
     
  2. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    memario1214

    memario1214 Vivid Illumination Vendor

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  3. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    Thanks! :p
     
  4. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:15 PM
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    Why can't you lay it down in the bed for the trip?
     
  5. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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    NumNutz

    NumNutz [OP] One of the original 7928

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    I would like the bike to be a little more secure if possible.
     
  6. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:28 PM
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    ink junky

    ink junky I phucking hate people >:(

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    nah, he wants it to look sporty :p



    I like the way it looks when the bike is mounted, but it's a phucking hassel for everyday trips (for me atleast)
     
  7. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:30 PM
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    NumNutz

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    That, and the truck bed is going to be full of other stuff, which would make laying the bike down impossible.
     
  8. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    Warhorseforever

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    Do you have a welding shop that could fab up something for you? I'd be willing to bet that for $25, a trip to your local hardware store, and some ingenuity you could make something up for the trip home.
     
  9. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:35 PM
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  10. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:39 PM
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    Maybe you could get some 2x4 lay one piece across the bed(Drivers side to passenger side), 2 other pieces screwed in an upright fashion close enough together to hold the tire in snugly, 2 eye bolts screwed down into the wood on both sides of the 2x4, and a rachet strap/bungee chords to strap it down? Just throwing ideas out so you don't have to worry about someone else stuff getting lost, broken, stolen, etc.
     
  11. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:41 PM
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  12. Nov 28, 2011 at 7:48 PM
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    That is what I discovered. Thank you!
     
  13. Nov 29, 2011 at 6:12 AM
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    I have been using the factory bike mounts which attach directly to the factory cleats.
     
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