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My Homemade Backrack

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by Shortstuff, Dec 19, 2009.

  1. Shortstuff

    Shortstuff Member
    Messages: 94

    Slightly modified the original dimensions to make the opening wider for the 3rd brake light/cargo lights, made it just a bit shorter too. The current rotator light bracket I made is only temporary until I get a chance to make one that will fold down so I can pull the truck into my garage. Making the necessary brackets to go 'inside' the stake pocket was time consuming but worked perfectly.


    THEGOLDPRO PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,136

    Dang nice job man, looks just like an original backrack.
  3. thesnowman269

    thesnowman269 Senior Member
    Messages: 965

    looks like you bought it nice job man
  4. Landmark1

    Landmark1 Member
    Messages: 58

    That looks really good. Nice job.
  5. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

    Looks good. I want one haha.
  6. groundbreakers

    groundbreakers Senior Member
    Messages: 828

    cool rack ... whatever happen to the homemade led lights you were makin ?
  7. Shortstuff

    Shortstuff Member
    Messages: 94

    I actually had a lot of success with my LED light project. I reached a point where I was able to get all the components I needed to work really well together but due to time and money constraints I wasn't able to end up with a complete working prototype. As you can see I ended up with a Whelen G2P rotator light which I am actually very happy with right now. I know that LED's have their advantages in many ways, but until I can find the time the halogens will do for now.

    Thanks for asking.

  8. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

    Looks Great man!!!!!!

    Nice job!!
  9. blakerugg

    blakerugg Senior Member
    Messages: 126

    hey man looks great. off the top of your head do you know if a 27" mini bar would fit in between the top "posts?"
  10. Shortstuff

    Shortstuff Member
    Messages: 94

    I originally drafted my drawing in cad and just checked it and there is 32" between the top of the two vertical posts (as you can see below).

  11. TLB

    TLB Senior Member
    Messages: 275

    Super looking backrack !
  12. blakerugg

    blakerugg Senior Member
    Messages: 126

    thanks a ton. i think its about time i pull the trigger on a backrack and light bar lol just wondering what my limits are.