Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-16-2014, 09:54 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
86Scotty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: TN
Posts: 8,158
Looking for awning mounting brackets

Anyone have a set? They don't have to be Eli's or Z's, but I'm looking to save a buck because I will be modifying them anyway. I want to try a Foxwing awning but need to fabricate mounts since they are made to mount on crossbars. I have a pop top so I can't use on crossbars.
Anyone have a used SMB set or other I could experiment with?

Thanks
__________________

__________________
Currently vanless. Weird.
86Scotty is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2014, 10:24 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Oregon Ciry Oregon
Posts: 2,405
Re: Looking for awning mounting brackets

I modified a set of Fiama brackets for my tarp awning. Got them fro Go Westy, http://www.gowesty.com/ec_view_details. ... parent_id=
__________________

__________________
"A straight line may be the shortest distance between two points but it is by no means the most interesting". Jon Pertwee as Dr. Who, The Time Warrior.
larrie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-16-2014, 11:19 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
carringb's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Corvallis, OR
Posts: 4,120
Re: Looking for awning mounting brackets

My Foxwing also came with some plates to rivet to any flat surface. I ended up just mounting it to Unistrut however, which is bolted vertical to my rack.

The crossbar brackets should work with the bars in your pics. They are designed to mount to horizontal unistrut (which is really all the Rhino Racks are) and come with adapters to fit square and round bars.
__________________
2000 E350 extended wagon dually
V10 w/ Banks Powerpack, Diablo Predator
Buckstop Outback bumper/grill guard
Reunel rear bumper
carringb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2014, 12:12 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
mikracer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Posts: 2,143
Re: Looking for awning mounting brackets

If you decide to go with the Go Westy set, see how much they charge for shipping before you commit to buy. They're about 10 miles from me and I can go pick them up and ship them in a flat rate box to you. You could avoid tax since you're out of state, but if they charge a lot for shipping, you might still come out ahead.
__________________
2005 E350 Chateau - V10 - Agile Offroad 4x4
2012 CTS-V Wagon - For the baby...
mikracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2014, 06:41 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
86Scotty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: TN
Posts: 8,158
Re: Looking for awning mounting brackets

Larrie, thanks a lot! That's a good price, almost a third of what Van Specialties charges, which is what I'm after since I'm going to have to hack them a bit anyway and I don't want to ruin anything. Can you send me some pics of your setup and brackets? No rush.

CarringB, thanks for the idea but it's way too high to mount on top of my PH. I'm wanting to mount on the rain gutter so the awning will still be manageable and reachable with the PH up. I don't know of anyone who has successfully used an awning mounted on a raised PH except LenS and I don't really want to try it. I would like my awning easily in reach so if it gets windy I can drop it quickly, and also so my wife and kids can help without climbing.

Jin, I appreciate the offer. I may or may not try to round this up before my summer trip next month but if I do I'll be in touch. Thanks for the help! Oh, I haven't forgotten your trim pieces. I'll try to get those out this week. How many do you need again?

__________________
Currently vanless. Weird.
86Scotty is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-17-2014, 09:02 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Oregon Ciry Oregon
Posts: 2,405
Re: Looking for awning mounting brackets

86Scotty,

You can see how they were modified in this thread, viewtopic.php?f=13&t=8963&hilit=+Awning
__________________

__________________
"A straight line may be the shortest distance between two points but it is by no means the most interesting". Jon Pertwee as Dr. Who, The Time Warrior.
larrie is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Sportsmobile SIP or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:43 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.