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Old 08-27-2012
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Expo roof rack how-to request

The how to for installing the explorer roof rack is lacking all the pics. Does someone have any that they can post up?
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Do you simply want the pictures? I can make a how to if you would like?
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Do you simply want the pictures? I can make a how to if you would like?
He'd probably prefer a how-to to make it easier for not only him but others who may want to do the mod.
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He'd probably prefer a how-to to make it easier for not only him but others who may want to do the mod.
making one now
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He'd probably prefer a how-to to make it easier for not only him but others who may want to do the mod.
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"I want to do this too, so make a how-to."

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Sweet! I was mainly looking for pics since the old how to had everything but the pictures.

Thanks! :-)
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nah im not drilling into my roof and i already know how to do it lol
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Well its roughly 75% done. Im making it at idiot proof as I can; however, making a how to after youve done and installed the project isnt nearly as easy as doing the howto and the project simultaneously.

I will say, drilling through your cab feels 'freaky'. Its not a normal feeling but once one hole is done, its a cake walk. Just measure and measure and measure and mark with a wax pencil, and mark and mark till youre 200% sure youre accurate then drill. Once your done just caulk it the rails and all over the screw heads since more than likely theyll never be coming out again.

I live in Florida, and we just had that hurricane roll through and it honest to God rain in the severe category every single day after 3-330 and I have zero water leakage into my roof after about 10 months of it being up there
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Any update on the how to?
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Setting a reminder on my phone for tm to update and post the how to. Ive got 200+ pictures to sorta through. School and jobs are taking too much time!

Its neat to go through my rack and nit pick it and see what worked and what didnt so other person's racks will turn out flawless. #1 thing I will mention now USE STAINLESS! use a metal that will not rust or corrode. Just do it.
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Setting a reminder on my phone for tm to update and post the how to. Ive got 200+ pictures to sorta through. School and jobs are taking too much time!

Its neat to go through my rack and nit pick it and see what worked and what didnt so other person's racks will turn out flawless. #1 thing I will mention now USE STAINLESS! use a metal that will not rust or corrode. Just do it.
LMAO. No problems... your life is your main priority. :-)

Stainless nuts and bolts I assume? I was wondering about the rust factor too. lol
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LMAO. No problems... your life is your main priority. :-)

Stainless nuts and bolts I assume? I was wondering about the rust factor too. lol
Oh yes, Ive got two bolts that Im guessing were simply steel and they are starting to rust. Not hard to replace so I may go to ACE today and get some stainless.

Class is out at 1500 so Ill post well before 1900.
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Bump. Just checking to see if there's been any progress. :-)
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