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.
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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!