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Back Rack Installation Help

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by Beavercorp, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. Beavercorp

    Beavercorp Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Hello all,

    I am an aspiring snow removal service provider, planning to start winter 2013/14 when I get some dollars to get a decent plow. However I'm collecting the other necessary bits to have my truck outfitted for then.

    I purchased a second hand back rack for 230, that came with the tool box mounts for the 07-11 or 12 Chevrolet Silverado. I have an 09 myself.

    The reason I'm here is to get a visual guide, I work best with that picture diagram that comes with most things, however for he life of me I can't find one online ANYWHERE after several hours of google searching. The fellow I purchased it from doesn't have any instructions either.

    I know its a simple install, but I don't want to mess it up, or my bed liner for that matter.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Kind regards,
    Justin

    Oh and feel free to move if not in the right area, this one just seemed the most appropriate.
     
  2. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,659

    Two bolts through the stake pockets and the rest are self explanatory. Just don't over tighten. Also, shop around A LOT when buying plow stuff. $230 for a used back rack is pretty high. Other than that, welcome to plowsite and good luck!
     
  3. Beavercorp

    Beavercorp Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I agree 230 is a lot, however living in the Canadian maritimes, stuff like that is hard to come by, especially for the correct model. What about the bed liner, any recommendations for that? Cut, bend or obliterate? :)
     
  4. peteo1

    peteo1 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,659

    I just trimmed mine where I needed to. I get what you're saying by hard to come by but look on eBay. Lots of good deals to be had there as well as this site. Lots of people on eBay offer free or really cheap shipping too.
     
  5. Beavercorp

    Beavercorp Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Haha, I agree, except that import charges, if applicable, would probably offset the savings.
     
  6. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    +1

    Paid $180 brand new for mine at Canadian Tire, then $30 more for the brackets to reposition my tool box....
     
  7. Beavercorp

    Beavercorp Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Haha, well that's a great deal. Locally they are 279.99 plus tax. Anyway, I thank everyone for their help, I was able to get it installed with out cutting or anything with the help of my friend.
     
  8. derekbroerse

    derekbroerse 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    That is the main thing, enjoy!