[T3] getting ready
bfye at canyonville.net
Mon Jan 30 20:40:55 PST 2012
please email me at bfye at canyonville.net with pics of this rack you have.
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 8:39 PM, Know One <knowonelse at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > If your rack screws screw only into the roof sheet metal, I'd be
> concerned about adding any real load up there. It should be either really
> light or for really short distances. The concern is not only the downward
> weight, but also the vibration on whatever the screws go into. <
> The width of the base of the mount has an affect on the load distribution
> as well.
> On a rack I had on my Previa, the screws fit into a rubber sleeve that fit
> into a larger hole in the roof. The compression tightened the rubber
> against the metal hole and it held really well. This prevents direct screw
> to metal contact. I found a replacement when one split at a FLAPS.
> I have a few extra vintage quik n easy gutter rack mounts sitting around
> if someone is interested.
> jEFF '67 sQBK
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