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Opinions on my Craigslist Find

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by firefighter1406, Jan 20, 2011.

  1. firefighter1406

    firefighter1406 Senior Member
    Messages: 345

    I found this yesterday and have always liked the way trucks look with one of these on it. I went and bought it today, put it on this afternoon. I like the way it looks from the back but I am not thrilled on how it is so far away from the cab. We will see, not liking it as much as I thought I would, but I am undecieded as to keep it or not, it might grow on me. Would like it better with some back up lights, and if I get the real backrack tool box mounts, not the scrap pieces of aluminum I had in the garage. But anyways what do you guys think?



    Not so good side view
  2. Omran

    Omran Senior Member
    from KY
    Messages: 265

    I think it looks good. keep it for now
  3. ProLawn Outdoor

    ProLawn Outdoor Senior Member
    Messages: 132

    Looks good. Are you sure thats the one made for the superduties? my buddy bought one for his chevy off a superduty and it looked like crap, didn't really fit quite right. What did it come off of?
  4. firefighter1406

    firefighter1406 Senior Member
    Messages: 345

    Came off a 2000 superduty. So there might be little adjustment that could be done. It might be better after I get the real tool box brackets from back rack. They might help stand it more upright to the cab.
  5. jb1390

    jb1390 Senior Member
    Messages: 710

    The cab slopes forward, so that is why the gap looks the way it does. I find mine is extremely useful for attaching things-strapping stuff in. Would never live without one.
  6. sweetk30

    sweetk30 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,588

    you want some gap for when you hit somthing on it. to make room for the spring action with out smackin the cab and messin up the body. :dizzy: