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PostSubject: Homemade Roof Rack   Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:08 pm

It still needs some work but here is what i have done today... So far i have 6 bucks invested Wink













Still gotta make the wood slats to go across it all, and probably a front air deflector cause its noisy with the ragtop open.
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:05 pm

Very nice!! Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Sun Aug 12, 2012 11:02 pm

wicked-sick, brother. Keep up the good work.

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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:13 am

Thanks all, I'll update once i finish.
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Mon Aug 13, 2012 2:55 pm

The heck with the rack!!! can I have your car!!
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Mon Aug 13, 2012 3:28 pm

Nice work!!
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Mon Aug 13, 2012 7:08 pm

Beauty!
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Mon Aug 13, 2012 10:23 pm

That is slick! I may "steel" your idea. I need a rack to clear my ragtop too.
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Tue Aug 14, 2012 12:14 am

Looks great Nick. Very nice work indeed.

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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Tue Aug 14, 2012 2:28 am

thanks everyone, i used 1/2in metal conduit and have invested 6 bucks into the project so far, ill update the finished picture when i get time to finish
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Tue Aug 14, 2012 2:33 am

Don't breath the fumes coming off the welding. Galvanized metal + high heat = very bad zinc fumes. Grinding the OD helps, but the tubing is coated inside and out. Stay healthy.
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:40 am

That's is very cool...

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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:03 am

great work.

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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:02 am

Here it is...




Better pictures will come later when i dont have to work in the am
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:58 pm

jealous of your fab skillz
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:03 pm

Looks fantastic - excellent work!

Psst - don't look now but . . . someone stole your door handles. If you install the rack, you won't be able to climb through the sunroof to get it.

Don't feel bad - I make mistakes like that all the time.
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:12 pm

drugsnrockets wrote:
Looks fantastic - excellent work!
Psst - don't look now but . . . someone stole your door handles. If you install the rack, you won't be able to climb through the sunroof to get it.
Don't feel bad - I make mistakes like that all the time.

I got that covered, my passenger window isn't installed Wink
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:24 pm

nick_701 wrote:
drugsnrockets wrote:
Looks fantastic - excellent work!
Psst - don't look now but . . . someone stole your door handles. If you install the rack, you won't be able to climb through the sunroof to get it.
Don't feel bad - I make mistakes like that all the time.

I got that covered, my passenger window isn't installed Wink

Dont worry Nick we wont tell

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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Tue Nov 06, 2012 6:07 pm

Great job. Looks good with the wood slats.
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PostSubject: Re: Homemade Roof Rack   Tue Nov 06, 2012 9:18 pm

Really nice work! Very impressive!
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