View Full Version : Window protector for pick up truck

10-08-2012, 09:58 PM
hey guys
i noticed when im loading alot of branches, equipment, etc... on my truck bed, there is a potential for damage to the window on the back of the cab. what do you all use to protect it?

10-08-2012, 10:12 PM
Buy a headache rack or make one.

10-08-2012, 10:37 PM
Just cover it with duct tape.

10-09-2012, 09:19 PM
thanks for the replies
how would i make one? with ply wood?

10-09-2012, 09:23 PM
We made one with 1.5" tubing and welded it together. Doubles great for carrying the conoes and kayak.
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Darryl G
10-09-2012, 09:27 PM
Cross-bed toolbox keeps stuff away from the window generally.

lazer 46
10-09-2012, 11:06 PM
I have the Backrack safety rack. It's one well built rugged window protector. Heavy duty mesh protecting the window. And no holes to drill.

10-10-2012, 09:05 AM
I have a box/enclosed racks I built for the truck so I can haul large loads of debris, firewood, mulch and other stuff. It's taller then the cab so I cut a hole out and screwed a piece of expansion metal over it. The last truck I had, I didn't cover the hole. So I was always treading light when tossing firewood in the bed. After I finally broke the sliding window out, I duct taped the hole to get through the winter. Trading it in for another that spring.

10-10-2012, 04:56 PM
you can bring a half sheet of plywood with you ,and when your loading stuff your worried about,stand the wood upright in the box then load it .I have done this often as I do a lot of demo work and clean-ups ,and have never had an issue with it .

10-10-2012, 09:19 PM
thanks alot for everyones information i really appreciate it