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$15.00 rear rack

3169 Views 11 Replies 9 Participants Last post by  FortPayne
Well I was going to buy the Happy Trail rack but my wife reminded me that I have to work on my 1968 Volvo 122S
. I like to look around and find cheap ways of doing thing. I tried to take pictures of the Happy Trail rack to a welder but it was to much work I guess. I have had the side bags for about a year and I really wanted to take a long ride here in South Korea. I'll let you guess what I found to make my rack out of....hehehe

I would like you guys to comment on what I have done so far. I kind think its to wide and long.....

Here are some pics and sorry for the bad Iphone pictures



So what is it???

He charged me $10 and did a great job

I am thinking of cutting it off at the bottom above the curve at the cross member

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Have you considered welding in another piece of the "repurposed alernate ferrous material" to tie the rear end of both sides together like the Happy Trails setup?

That's ingenius. I stare at everything I see trying to find a rack in it somehow.

Only pic I have of the HT rear bar, but it ties both sides together so they won't bend in a tipover:

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The bar is to keep the sides rigid in a fallover.
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