Originally Posted by Vanimal
Why even hassle with flip ups. The rack I made for my van had square tubing to accept removable kayak and surf board racks. It is hard to see but the pass side the 1.25" tubing is welded to receive drop in 1' tubing on the driver side they are on the outside. I drilled holes for keepers but never needed them You can make short hospital bed type rails that you can slide in at night. They can lay flat on the rack or custom under rack slide in.
Love it. Great idea with the drop in 1".