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post #1 of 18 (permalink) Old 03-13-2015, 09:40 PM Thread Starter
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looking for ideas for a custom roof rack. show me what you got.

I've got some ideas of what i want to do, but maybe someone out there had come up with something better. I'd like to mount the spare tire up there also, do keep that in mind. Thanks.
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I'm a DIY kinda guy, I bought my commander with a blown engine, completely stock and have modded mine slowly but surely. I didn't come across any custom racks that I liked so I built my own. This is gonna sound funny to some people but I built mine out of ABS instead of bending and welding it together. Im very happy with the turn out, and my spare is on top. Since plastic obviously isn't as hard as steel, I'm going to be coating it with line-x when I'm completely finished with it. I'll post some picks for you


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I built side ladders to access the rack on both sides after the rack was installed and yes, it can support my weight. I ordered in some lights for the rack which will be going in on the front which you can see the spaces for. To buy something like this would cost at least a couple thousand, but with some creativity it cost me under $400 bucks. Also, out of everything I've done to my commander, building the racks have been the funnest project


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Looks awesome. Do you have pics of it from further away? By the way, your black out XK looks very good. Nice job.


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Looks awesome. Do you have pics of it from further away? By the way, your black out XK looks very good. Nice job.


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