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  1. Giving A Nitro A Second Heartbeat

    Dodge Nitro Exterior Modifications
    New to the forum and this is my first post! To start off my first car was a 1999 firebird that was so rotted the axle ripped out of the uni-body. :( So when it came to looking for a new car i went to my uncle he rebuilds salvage vehicles so after searching for awhile i ended up buying a 2011...
  2. Roof Rails On The Cheap

    Dodge Nitro Exterior Modifications
    I went looking for the rails for the roof rack and when I saw a $300 price tag on them I passed out. When I regained consciousness I ran to the garage and made these instead. 2"x1" unistrust 52" long. You will notice that I cut it at the center of one of the holes to place the first stud in the...
  3. Don't Want To Pay For Cross Bars

    Dodge Nitro Exterior Modifications
    Hi all been a while. I just did a mod o my Nitro. thought I'd let you all know about it. I went to a pick-n-pull got a roof rack of a old body style jeep Cherokee sport. It fits in the small space that we have to mount crossbars I had to drill and cut holes out to mount the frame rails to the...
  4. Roof rack Detail

    Dodge Nitro Exterior Modifications
    Ok, I have had several requests for more Pics of the rack I made and how it connects to the roof. So here are some of the details. First I removed the cap nuts that hold the Factory rails down. Then I made 1” spacers from ¾” Aluminum bar, Tapped them through with a 6mm tap. Then I attached the...