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Shed
03-21-2016, 07:15 PM
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I bought this truck 2-year ago and have not done much to it. I figured why not start. My truck did not come with a roof rack. I looked all over for a roof rack that was strong and looked good. The best one I found was from Front Runner. The first thing I had to do was drill the roof to mount the rail system.
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Rack is assembled and ready to install
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This project went together a lot easier than I thought. Front Runner makes a great quality product. And their sales people where very helpful
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1985 Bronco
03-21-2016, 10:00 PM
Nice looking Cent! :love:

Did you just have to drill into the topper, or are there mounting points on the roof?

natterre
03-21-2016, 10:02 PM
Any photos of the inside? Did you drill through the headliner and bolt it or did you remove the headliner and install the fasteners and then re-install the head liner?

Also did Front Runner custom make this rack kit for you or did you purchase it as designed for a different vehicle?

Shed
03-22-2016, 04:13 AM
It's a combination of mounting points. I had to drill the topper and mount their rail system and it has gutter mounts over the metal roof. It came with the mounting hardware and I used silicone on the bolts.Their rail system is originally designed to mount these racks on pick up camper toppers.
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Shed
03-22-2016, 04:20 AM
Any photos of the inside? Did you drill through the headliner and bolt it or did you remove the headliner and install the fasteners and then re-install the head liner?

Also did Front Runner custom make this rack kit for you or did you purchase it as designed for a different vehicle?

The nice thing about Front Runner is their products are named based on size, this rack is the Slimline II Tray - 1475(W) X 2166(L). They had another one that would span the entire roof. If you call Front Runner ask for Steve Hayes, very helpful. He had never seen a Centurion, but they had done several Broncos. He helped me piece things together. The gutter mount had a little problem mounting to the rack. This was fixed by a 1/8" aluminum shim I had cut for $25.

lostSloth
03-29-2016, 07:05 AM
looks great! where did you get your running boards/steps from? I been looking around for that style. haven't decided whether to go with that or with just the steps.

the steps I was looking at are Bully BBS-1101S Black Bull Series Multi-Fit Adjustable Side Step: http://www.amazon.com/Bully-BBS-1101S-Series-Multi-Fit-Adjustable/dp/B004T7Y5EW/ref=pd_sim_263_4?ie=UTF8&dpID=415JSbf3z9L&dpSrc=sims&preST=_AC_UL160_SR160%2C160_&refRID=0YWX5SEZ0Q69WXSTC2B8

I found some running boards with steps on amazon, but I wasn't sure what length to get. they are not to good about sorting for 91 crew cabs, lol.

Shed
03-31-2016, 07:18 PM
The running boards are from Nfab.

Shed
05-18-2016, 04:46 PM
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Decided it was time for a new bumper.

Shed
05-18-2016, 04:49 PM
Front suspension needed 20 plus years of rust cleaned off.162371623516236

Bronco Biff
05-18-2016, 07:24 PM
That cleaned up nice!!

Shed
05-19-2016, 07:39 AM
Bumper installed. Bumper is from Hard Notched Customs. It is a clear powder coat finish. Very happy with the quality of their product. Need to buy a winch next.1624016241