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Homemade safari rack mouting question


kstrayhorn

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So i am making my own safari rak. My problem at the moment is the mount to the roof rack. With the materials i have now ot would be easiest if i could mount it vertically straight up And down like the 2nd gen roof racks are instead of horizontally like my third gen rack is. So if i got a gen 2 rack would it be directly compatible with my gen 3 explorer?
Thanks in advance,
Kendal
 


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Nobody knows??? I figured somebody would have to know about this kind of thing.
 




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I must have worded the title badly, I'll try again with another title...
 




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Multiple posts on the same topic is bad forum etiquette. Also expecting an answer right away is as well. Hang tight. Someone will answer.
 




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Sorry I just wanted an answer before the junkyard closed today but I'll wait now.
 




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Sorry I just wanted an answer before the junkyard closed today but I'll wait now.
Try searching the archives. Site has been in existence for a long time.
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I have a 2nd gen rack if you need one, but I don't know about compatibility.
 




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Thanks, IZ, and Celly, I will do that right now!! Somehow I keep forgetting about the search feature...

And David, thanks for the offer, but I am going to go down to the salvage yard, which is literally 1 block from my house either today or this weekend and take some measurements to see if they will work. I would take you up on it, except that I fear shipping will be outrageous.

I will be sure to post the results of my research!

Sorry for any trouble I caused, Iz.
Kendal
 




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Not sure I understand your question, but I had a 2nd gen and now have a third gen and the roof racks stricke me as entirely different, however, my memory may be off on this item.

I would be interested in seeing pics of your Ex when you are done, should be interesting.
 




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