I pull a 5th wheel camper so the conventional pickup kayak rack does not work. Looking for info on a kayak rack that will fit on my crew cab where the kayak will sit over the crew and hood of the pickup.
PFD's (Life Jackets)
Classic Freestanding Rack
Wall Mount Boat Racks
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Bar & Front Hitch|
Posted by: Marshall on Oct-09-13 11:38 AM (EST)
What're the length of the kayaks?
We have a 5th wheel also and used|
Posted by: shirlann on Oct-25-13 8:46 PM (EST)
one of the "T" bars along with having a front 2" hitch installed.
How old is the Pickup ?|
Posted by: JackL on Oct-26-13 5:17 AM (EST)
If it is not too new(with air bags in the roof)you can use Yakama's pluz-buts and install their Landing pads/w bar on the roof, and then use a "T" bar out of a front receiver for your front rack.
This works for me|
Posted by: trvlrerik on Oct-26-13 10:32 PM (EST)
I have built a rack system that I can shift forward using a receiver hitch mounted on the front. When the rear rack is mounted to the roof of the truck the spread is 4' 6", when I move the rear rack onto the t-bar mounted on the front receiver the spread is 5' 4".
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Tie downs on the front bar of our system|
Posted by: shirlann on Oct-31-13 7:19 PM (EST)
does need, for this short person, a small step stool. As for the saddle over the cab, we are lucky to have a moon roof and I cheat by opening it up and affixing the straps that way.
Posted by: trvlrerik on Oct-31-13 9:51 PM (EST)
I have a moon roof and never thought of that, genius!