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Old 08-12-2011, 07:22 AM
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^ mine were like 1.89 each
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:44 AM
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This is a cool mod. prolly something I won't do but nice write up.
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Old 08-12-2011, 07:48 AM
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Yeah, the only ones I can find are like 5.89 fuck that noise it would be cheap to have you get them and mail em here!
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Old 08-12-2011, 08:01 AM
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This is a cool mod. prolly something I won't do but nice write up.
thanks man, one of the best mods ive done and it has started to be even better since i have the toolbox haha

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Yeah, the only ones I can find are like 5.89 fuck that noise it would be cheap to have you get them and mail em here!
i can do that if you really want me to lol
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:34 PM
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bumping this lol my anchor points still work awesome
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Old 03-15-2012, 09:27 AM
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I did something to my factory installed tie downs. I took them off when I did my bedliner and had a welder friend weld a double 3/8 rod loop into the factory loop. Put them back on and if you can get them off with the bedliner you can have what ever is strapped to them. I lock bikes, equipment and use them for tie downs and these could take a nuclear blast. I did this on all four tie downs so I could use them however needed. I also use carbiner hooks through them so I can tie down stuff low. Works great I'll try to post pics this weekend.
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Old 03-15-2012, 11:19 AM
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please do i have like......11 anchor points in my truck lmao
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Old 03-17-2012, 05:25 AM
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Default Re: How to install U bolt Anchor Points

Nice how to, I do have a suggestion that will make them stronger . Use a larger plate on the back, make it wider and longer , this will spread the load out more . on the bed side use the bar the ubolts come with . this will create a sandwich with the bed metal in between the plates , much stronger and less likely to pull out .
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Old 03-17-2012, 07:12 AM
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Thanks but its purpose is not for hauling heavy loads, and it does great the way I have it, good advice for someone else though :-)

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Old 03-17-2012, 10:38 AM
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Default Re: How to install U bolt Anchor Points

When I do this, you can guarentee my u-bolts will be a little more heavy duty. I hate the stock anchor points. Maybe its because I have a Ford bedliner, not a spray in one...Idk, but my tow straps don't hook onto them that well.
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Old 03-17-2012, 11:06 AM
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mine can hold a refrigerator from tipping over and the u bolts dont budge, the body doesnt bend nothing, no drama whatsoever holds my camping loads stacked up, my 3 kayaks together, everything no issues i mean i guess i coulda added more support but im not gonna take it apart just for that lol
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:04 PM
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Default Re: How to install U bolt Anchor Points

I'm doing this, it will be extremely useful for me. I have all of the stuff to do this already purchased, but im finding it difficult deciding where to locate the new tie downs. I have a Ford bed liner and can feel gaps between the liner and the bed itself.

Anyone done this with a Ford bed liner? Best place to drill? Any thoughts or resources I should consult?
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:07 PM
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Default Re: How to install U bolt Anchor Points

I'd get rid of the plastic bed liner and get some spray in liner.
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Old 03-27-2012, 01:30 PM
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That would up my $20 project to a $250 project. While that would be ideal, i cant justify it. The plastic liner works fine for me. I just can't figure out where to drill?
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Old 03-27-2012, 02:18 PM
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Default Re: How to install U bolt Anchor Points

I used what Your Captain used, but i also got a length of 1 1/2 aluminum and cut off 6", drilled the holes in the alum, great backer
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