Kit # 70020 1245/1275 Ladder Racks WARNING WARNING CAUTION

Kit # 70020 1245/1275 Ladder Racks WARNING WARNING CAUTION
INSTRUCTION SHEET ADDENDUM- Kit # 70020
1245/1275 Ladder Racks
WARNING
All floor mounting bolts near the gas tank area should be installed from the underside of the vehicle, to guard
against the gas tank being punctured in the event of a collision. This would mean not using Blind Fasteners in
this area.
WARNING
Prior to drilling, so as not to cut or puncture fuel tanks, fuel lines, brake lines, electric wires, etc., check under
vehicle for locations.
CAUTION
To keep debris out of your eyes when checking the underside of the vehicle, or when drilling, always wear protective eyewear.
STEP 1. If the manufacturers reinforcing kit is not required on
STEP 3. Front leg installation.
your vehicle, install two Bed Reinforcing Brackets.
See Blind Fastener instructions for installation.
(See STEP 3 Option for installation due to obstructions in the bed
floor.)
Install this
bolt when using
Step 7 Option
1/2" Hole
5/16-18
Blind Fastener
5/16-18 x 2"
Hex Hd. Bolt
1/2" Hole
3/8" Hole
5/16" Lock
Washer
5/16" Flat
Washer
5/16-18 x 1-1/4"
Hex Hd. Bolt
5/16-18 x 1-1/4"
Hex Head Bolt
5/16" Lock Washer
STEP 2. Rear leg installation.
5/16-18 Blind
Fastener
5/16" Lock
Washer
For maximum strength, the rear legs must be bolted to the tailgate
stops (as shown).
A) Before drilling leg mounting holes, use a framing square to insure accuracy of alignment.
2" Dia. Leg
Washer
5/16" Flat Washer
STEP 3 Option. - Front Leg Spacers are pro­vided.
B) Fasten leg to floor and leg to side.
5/16" Lock
Washer
3/8" Hole
5/16-18 x 2"
Hex Hd. Bolt
3/8" Hole
5/16-18 x 2-3/4"
Hex Hd. Bolt
Front Leg
Spacer
2" Dia. Leg Washer
5/16-18
Nylon
Lock Nut
5/16-18 x 1-1/4"
Hex Hd. Bolt
2" Dia. Leg
Washer
5/16" Lock
Washer
5/16" Flat
Washer
5/16" Flat Washer
3/8" Hole
Product fits based on vehicle design available at the revision date. Vehicle manufacturers may change specs
Knaack LLC
ATTN: Warranty Claims
420 E. Terra Cotta Avenue
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
If you have any questions, please call toll free at 1-800-456-7865.
©2013 Knaack LLC
Part No. 24-0270 REV. C ECN 5282 03/13
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