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Back racks

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by mike_09, Oct 3, 2005.

  1. mike_09

    mike_09 Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 74

    Where do you guys get these back racks at? I would like to put one on my truck but ill be getting an ez-dumper dump insert and don't know if i would have to remove it or what?
     
  2. Exciteable

    Exciteable Member
    Messages: 38

    Ah...Google "back rack" ?
     
  3. flykelley

    flykelley 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,124

    Mike if you are buying a Ez dumper just order it with a cab guard and you will not need a Back Rack.

    Good Luck Mike
     
  4. mike_09

    mike_09 Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 74

    flykelley, thanks
     
  5. 04superduty

    04superduty PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,354

    just remember if you get a cab protector as part of the dump insert you will need to run all the wiring to the back of the box, then under the insert then to the cab protector. that is if you want to mount any lights on the cab protector. :)
     
  6. lawnandplow42

    lawnandplow42 Senior Member
    Messages: 110

    i bought my back rack at napa
     
  7. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    I agree, not a bad idea at all..
     
  8. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134

    If you deceide to go with the back-rack and are interested in mounting a Mini-Edge let me know came up with a clean neat way to mount the bar!

    light bar.jpg
     
  9. TRUE TURF LAWN

    TRUE TURF LAWN Senior Member
    Messages: 290

    Looks Good!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  10. dieseltroop

    dieseltroop Member
    Messages: 83

    Big Dog D,
    I have a whelen mini-edge lights bar (the thing version) and have a backrack. I mounted it using backracks light bar mounts, but sometimes it sits to high in my opinion, especially for low clearance areas. Basically what I am getting to is how you mounted your light bar.
     
  11. dieseltroop

    dieseltroop Member
    Messages: 83

    Mike 09,
    Just to let you know, you can get a back rack and other truck equipment at:

    - www.awdirect.com

    They are out of Connecticut and have all sorts of stuff including lighting; whether halogen or strobe, whatever you want basically. I have ordered from there before and don't have any complaints. Hope this helps.
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2005
  12. mike_09

    mike_09 Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 74

    thanks dieseltroop
     
  13. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    Good looking setup you got there Big.
     
  14. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134


    I bought some 3'' aluminum channel and cut it to fit the bottom of the light bar then bevel cut the ends to taper down to the width of the bar of the rack., then drill and tap the the bar and bolt them down that way. The other thing is I drill the rack and run the wires through the rack rather than zip tying the cable to the rack.

    Like somebody else already said A.W. Direct is the best supplier for lighting and switching stuff.
     
  15. dieseltroop

    dieseltroop Member
    Messages: 83

    Cool, thanks for the reply
     
  16. Big Dog D

    Big Dog D PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,134


    Dieseltroop, PM me if you want better pics of the bracket I made.
     
  17. DBL

    DBL PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    ive always loved the look of the backracks. They just add so much to the look of the truck and sometime in the not so distant future ill have one on my truck atleast