Custom Yakima Hitch Mounted Wheelchair Carrier

16 04 2011

This idea came from a customer’s need of transporting her wheelchair, but wanted something more stable than a tray on a hitch with bungees.  We started with the Yakima Hold-up 1.25″  hitch mounted bike carrier.

We modified this by flipping the rear bike tray so that the 2 trays are facing the same direction.  Next, I removed the hook used for retaining bikes and discarded it.  The chair is secured with the ratchet straps in the wheel hoops, and 1 hook over the armrest area of the chair.  The hoops for the front wheels were folded back against the footrests and secured with a tiedown strap.  This has turned out to be an easy to use great functioning system for our customer.





2012 Infiniti M37X Custom Thule Rack

2 04 2011

This 2012 Infiniti M37X is outfitted with a custom installed Thule roof rack.    We began with the Thule TK14 footpacks which were mounted to the sheetmetal of the roof.  From here we added the430R Rapid Aero Tracker Foot with a pair of 47″ rapid aero bars.

The Rapid Aero bars are constructed of aluminum for better corrosion resistance as well as providing a more visually appealing rack.  To finish the base rack system we added the THule 872XT Wind Fairing as well as the  Thule 544 4-pack of locks cores for security.

Once the base system was installed we added a Thule FlatTop 4 ski/snowboard carrier.  This was mounted using one of Rack Attack’s methods which will allow for  accessories to be mounted flush to the bar, again providing the cleanest look possible.

This system, along with the ski carrier, has the ability to accept bike carries, cargo carriers, and watersport carriers








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