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    Help ID this pickup bed rack mount/ plate

    Stumbled across this, and I like it:
    https://www.carid.com/images/pages/t...-model_cat.jpg

    I can't find it online though -- is that plate (the aluminum color) part of a tonneau bracket? Is this a homemade rack? Also -
    I can't find the black oval pieces (that form the "crossbar" that the Yakima bike rack is mounted on) online either.

    Anyone seen anything like this for sale?
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    Can't help with the rack, but that white board looks like a regular-old piece of Azek.

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    My internet sleuthing turns up CP-racks, apparently out of business. Seems the guy cleared out inventory in 2015. http://www.clubfrontier.org/forums/f.../topics/217465

    Seems pretty straight forward to replicate though.


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    Google comes up with "cp-racks" but website seems to be down. Looks interesting.

    edit: beat me to it

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    Thanks!

    Google image search under "cp racks" comes up with some other photos too.
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    There are a lot of across-the-bed-rail type truck racks, but the CP Rack was different -- nothing spanning the truck bed. It looks like it bolted in place of the Nissan factory tie-down rail, and I guess that's how it's strong enough to support the leverage of a bike without buckling the bed side rail.

    https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl...act=mrc&uact=8
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    I've also seen a lot of homemade outside the cap mounts that don't require a crossbar. I'm sure you could mod some channel rack clamps for your specific truck and weld on a supporting panel for the bike mount.

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