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Old 07-11-2016, 09:08 AM   #1
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Saber rear luggage rack

Want to use rear luggage rack for 3 bikes. How do I secure them for travel. Thanks John
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Saber rear luggage rack

Do you have a square tube bar that stands upright and pins to the rack?


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Old 07-11-2016, 09:34 AM   #3
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Pool noodle on the vertical to protect the bikes, ratchet straps to secure bikes to rack/vertical post.
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IMO, if the rack rests on the bumper, I would not use it for anything that could NOT be secured in such a manner as there would be NO vibration on the rack from the bikes, etc. To check it out, have someone follow you a few miles.
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I installed some eye bolts to ours. Bought some tie down straps from a motorcycle shop and secure the bikes to the rack with ratchet straps. I also replaced the factory clevis pins, or whatever they're called, with larger ones from Tractor Supply. They fit snugly so very little bounce going down the road. Click image for larger version

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I installed some eye bolts to ours. Bought some tie down straps from a motorcycle shop and secure the bikes to the rack with ratchet straps. I also replaced the factory clevis pins, or whatever they're called, with larger ones from Tractor Supply. They fit snugly so very little bounce going down the road.
Any bounce at all will eventually break the bumper loose.
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Following. I am looking at mounting bikes on my bumper as well.
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Any bounce at all will eventually break the bumper loose.

The bracket is not bolted to the bumper, it's bolted to a brace that is welded to the frame. Came from the factory this way. Click image for larger version

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Do you have a square tube bar that stands upright and pins to the rack?


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Yes. The rack was factory installed and has a weight limit of 400lbs. It has 4 grooves on the rack for bicycle wheels.
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Following. I am looking at mounting bikes on my bumper as well.


All can be bought from lippert while in goshen.


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