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Icon10 roof rack build

so a while ago i was lookin into gettin a roof rack only one i really liked was the 4x4 defender... 400 bucks!! also didnt quite fit. so i thought what the hell ill make my own... 50 bucks later here it is...
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the start
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very effective paint drying system
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wasnt workin fast enough hahah
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the finished product :)
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...oh also got sum 35"bfg allterrains :) lovin life
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try this again...so a while ago i was lookin into gettin a roof rack only one i really liked was the 4x4 defender... 400 bucks!! also didnt quite fit. so i thought what the hell ill make my own... 50 bucks later here it is..
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very effective paint drying system
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wesnt workin fast enough hahah
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the finished product
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... oh and got sum 35" bgf all terrians :) luvin life
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there we go sorry about that
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Looks pretty good. Fix that bumper gap though!
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Looks pretty good. Fix that bumper gap though!
i kno i keep putin that off
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I like it a lot!
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Nice job, looks well built! What guage metal was the tubing?
I wonder how you don't burn yourself without gloves or long sleeves. I one and only time I welded with short sleeves, I got a nice sunburn on my forearms. It was very noticable the next day.
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looks good man, i've been toying around with ideas for mine i want to make, hard to find a good sized one for my stepside topper.
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nice rig. i like it....pics of how u mounted it?
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Nice fab work!!!!
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very nice!
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nice rig. i like it....pics of how u mounted it?
I second this. More pics.
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nice rig. i like it....pics of how u mounted it?
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looks good man, i've been toying around with ideas for mine i want to make, hard to find a good sized one for my stepside topper.
Haha well which is it? Make one or find one?? If you make one for the topper make me one too!
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nice rig. i like it....pics of how u mounted it?
self tapping screws ill post pics tonight
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Nice job, looks well built! What guage metal was the tubing?
I wonder how you don't burn yourself without gloves or long sleeves. I one and only time I welded with short sleeves, I got a nice sunburn on my forearms. It was very noticable the next day.
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i dont know for some reason it doesnt bother me haha
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looks good x2 on how you mounted it
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one self tapping screw per tab cealed with silicone... i like silicone hehe
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some flexin :)
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looking good.! the mount is similar to how i mounted my roof rack though i did screw to the horizontal tab thats there. but nice job like it alot!
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that looks awesome, good job
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looks awesome, been wanting to put a rack on my truck for a while now
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Man, that looks great.
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What's the weight of it?
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Looks very good. I like the lights setup.
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