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Old 12-28-2013, 12:54 PM
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Roof Racks

Hey guys,

I've been debating lately on getting a roof rack to hold the spare tire and thats all I need it for. I've been looking around and can't find any rack below 400 bucks!?!? Are they really that much? Seems pricy just for a rack to held a spare or one that is big enough to hold one. If anyone has one mounted for a reasonable price can ya let me know where you got it and how hard the instal was? Thanks.
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Old 12-28-2013, 01:33 PM
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How big is the spare?
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Old 12-28-2013, 01:38 PM
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How big is the spare?
35" but will eventually probably go to 37"s
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Old 12-28-2013, 06:26 PM
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I found several baskets on-line for less than $400.
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have fun getting a 35-37" spare on and off of the rack in the case of a flat...
We used to run a Hummer H1 when I was fighting wildfire. It was a royal pain in the *** getting the spare off and on from the top of the tank package by hand.
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I know this was a couple weeks ago, but thought I might be able to help. I've ran this rack:
Rage Powersports RAGE Powersports | RB-DLX-V2 | Car Top Carrier
with the extension on my Honda Pilot for about a year. It was less than $250 and has been really handy. Not sure about a 35" or 37" up there though, might need to build a swing away tailgate carrier for that one.
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