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Cargo Management
Cargo Management

Managing a vehicle's cargo with carriers,which attach to components on the vehicle such as, the winch and roof rack, are very popular. Since the only place to store things in a vehicle is in the trunk, many people have looked for other more efficient ways to hold things without having to give up seating room or floor space. To remedy this situation, cargo carriers that attach to the outside of the vehicle have become extremely popular. Most of these carriers will attach to other components on the car, such as the winch and roof rack. Since these carriers are outside, they are best for larger items such as bikes, coolers, and suitcases which use up valuable space when placed in the vehicle. There are some enclosed cargo carriers which can be locked and used to store smaller things such as groceries, clothes, and small suitcases.

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Hitch Mount Cargo Carriers

A hitch mounted cargo carrier is an accessory that adds more storage space on a vehicle that has a hitch receiver installed. This carrier attaches to the hitch receiver and hangs behind the bumper were it can be used to store large things such as bikes, ice chests, and luggage. A hitch cargo mount is ideal when looking to create more cargo space for long trips or when transporting a car full of people which limits storage space. One of the best things about a hitch mounted cargo carrier is that it can be removed or attached within minutes. This means that it can be installed when it is needed or removed for regular driving were the added storage is not needed. To install a cargo carrier hitch, the carrier is slid into the hitch and locked into place with a pin which runs through the hitch receiver. Continue Reading -->

Hitch Mount Cargo Carriers
Hitch Mount Cargo Carriers

Roof Mounted Cargo Carriers

Roof mounted cargo carriers are an aftermarket accessory that can be used create added storage in a vehicle. These roof mounted cargo carries come in many shapes and sizes so that the right one can be chosen depending on what it is needed for. The most popular type of roof cargo carrier is a full plastic and metal design which mounts on the roof racks to stay secure. This style carrier is normally very flat and thin so that the vehicles aerodynamic properties are not compromised after it is attached. Since many of these plastic carriers are kept on the vehicle year round, they will often have many small features such as locks and handles which allow easier access into it and the ability to keep anything in it secure. Hard case roof cargo carriers may take more time to mount but it is much easier to access that most other styles of roof carriers. Continue Reading -->

Roof Mounted Cargo Carriers
Roof Mounted Cargo Carriers

Bike Racks

Bike racks are an essential accessory for people who travel a lot with their bikes to go and ride in new areas. Since bikes are so large and abnormal in shape, they can be very difficult to store inside of a vehicle for transportation. To accommodate this problem, racks can be purchased which attach to the hitch receiver or on the roof rack. These bike mounts which have the ability to attach to these places on the vehicle are normally made out of aluminum or steel tubing which is connected to the roof rack or hitch receiver with mounts. The bike is secured to the tubing with specially designed mounts and rope which wraps around the bike to hold it securely in place. These mounts and rope are designed to keep the bike easily accessible so that it doesn’t take forever to remove from the carrier. Continue Reading -->

Bike Racks
Bike Racks

Ladder Racks

A ladder rack is used on large vehicles such as trucks and vans to make transporting larger ladders easier and safer. These racks are essential for people who transport ladders around on a regular basis which is why you see them so much on vehicles that are used in the painting and construction industry. Ladder racks can sometimes be very large and extensive because they have to support a large ladder that is subjected to high winds when driving down the road. Continue Reading -->

Ladder Racks
Ladder Racks

Luggage Racks

Luggage racks are used on the top of a vehicle to provide a surface which enables luggage to be easily tied downed. Using one of these racks instead of storing the luggage inside the vehicle will save valuable space that can be used to seat more people or smaller items. Most luggage racks have a fairly simple design that consist of a checkered board that is secured to the vehicles roof rack or roof itself with the use of mounts. Once the luggage is placed on this checkered board, tie downs or rope is ran around the luggage and tightened on all sides using the checkered rack. Continue Reading -->

Luggage Racks
Luggage Racks


Roof Racks

Roof racks are used on vehicles so that things can be tied down and secured on the roof. These racks are used most when looking to secure larger items that may not fit in the car such as a bike or suit case. Roof racks are often seen as a standard feature on some new vehicles but they can also be added later on as an aftermarket accessory. Even though roof racks are mainly used to secure objects of various sizes, they may not be able to provide a secure hold on objects such as bikes which are a very large and awkwardly shaped. Because of this, secondary racks which are designed to secure specialized items can be attached to the roof rack itself to hold these items. Continue Reading -->

 Roof Racks
Roof Racks

Ski Racks

Ski racks are used on a vehicle to hold skis or snowboards in place on top of the vehicle. Having a ski rack is essential for anybody who does allot of skiing because it eliminates the hassle of trying to fit long skis in the car. It is also a good idea to store skis outside because it eliminates any water buildup in the car which can occur once the snow on the skis begins to melt. Ski racks can hold numerous pairs of skis depending on the size and style of the rack being used. Continue Reading -->

Ski Rack
Ski Racks


Tray Slides

Tray slides are an accessory that can be used in trucks or suv’s to make unloading and loading things much easy and faster. A tray slide is basically a flat surface that can slide out of the truck bed or cargo area so that things can be loaded onto it. Once all the desired things are put on it, the sliding surface can be pushed back into the cargo area or bed so that the tailgate or trunk can be closed. Installing a sliding tray in the back of the vehicle makes work so much easier because it eliminates any stretching or reaching that has to be done when lifting things into the trunk or over the bed rails. Continue Reading -->

Tray Slides
Tray Slides

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CURT Manufacturing LLC

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