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The rear camera on CT prototype isn't on the tailgate. There is one on either side of license plate so they should still be of some use even with tailgate down.
And the center support post of the bicycle rack should be between these cameras... now it is possible that the wheels, pedals or other bits might block the cameras.
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hey guys you seems to be pretty good at bike racks, does anyone here use or know one from this list. I'm stuck in choosing the one with a perfect match of a quality and price.
 

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That list sucks. It's also all over the place in terms of features. Not worth wasting a click on.

What kind of bike do you have and how many are you hauling?


(Being generous and assuming that the person who posts a link on their first post isn't spamming)...
 

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hey guys you seems to be pretty good at bike racks, does anyone here use or know one from this list. I'm stuck in choosing the one with a perfect match of a quality and price.
My guess is you are a spammer? If no reply, it's confirmed.
 

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Maybe they are? If so, the article is fairly legit, those are some vastly different takes on truck racks and what I would consider some of the best of each kind. Even if it's a click trap, it wasn't as mangled as the average one.

-Crissa
 

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Finally! something I have some knowledge about and can contribute to!!! (obviously my first post since joining two months ago...)

Moving on... Since nobody has mentioned it here, 1up makes some of the best racks available. Spendy? Most definitely but they are all aluminum (very similar to another product we all seem to be interested in), lock in snug to the hitch mount, and ONLY make contact with the tires.

FWIW, I have no association with 1up whatsoever, just really like their product...
 

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Moving on... Since nobody has mentioned it here, 1up makes some of the best racks available. Spendy? Most definitely but they are all aluminum (very similar to another product we all seem to be interested in), lock in snug to the hitch mount, and ONLY make contact with the tires.

FWIW, I have no association with 1up whatsoever, just really like their product...
Fully endorse 1Up as well. In fact you can see one on my profile, never removed from my Model Y.

The racks in the article linked above are for mounting the bike in the truck bed though. Lots of them grab the frame which is terrible for the bike.
 

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Fully endorse 1Up as well. In fact you can see one on my profile, never removed from my Model Y.

The racks in the article linked above are for mounting the bike in the truck bed though. Lots of them grab the frame which is terrible for the bike.
I did flip through that list but it was all over the place so figured why not add my two cents.. I also have a rocky mounts "thru axle" mounted to the bed rail of my Titan and would highly recommend that as well if we are sticking to bed options

agreed on the arms holding bikes by the frame, that was the deciding factor in getting the 1up.. Well that, and they don't flail all around back there whilst driving...
 

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I've always gone with fork-pins, as these lock the bike securely and are good at high speed or high theft areas.

-Crissa
 

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Another endorsement for 1up racks. I’ve owned a lot over the years and the 1up’s are by far the best I’ve ever owned and used.
 

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