How long does it take to install Hook-A-Rack®?
The initial installation time will only take a few minutes to set-up and after that, Hook-A-Rack® will take less than 1 minute to mount or take off an ATV/UTV.
Do I need any additional hardware to install the Hook-A-Rack® on my ATV/UTV?
There are no plates or additional hardware required on most models. On some of the UTV’s a universal mount might be required if they are not compatible. Hook-A-Rack® utilizes the front rack and front bumper for mounting and support to make installation or removal fast and easy.
Can anyone install Hook-A-Rack® despite his/her mechanical abilities?
Yes. Hook-A-Rack® utilizes anti-backing nuts and bolts to make installation or adjustment a breeze. Once it is set-up for a given Model of ATV/UTV, it takes only seconds to mount or remove Hook-A-Rack®. Some UTV models might require an additional universal mounting plate which bolts to the front bumper and then the Hook-A-Rack® can be mounted or removed in a matter of seconds.
What holds Hook-A-Rack®on the ATV/UTV?
The Patent Pending design allows the winch to maintain a constant inward pull on the bottom along with an outward pull at the top while at the same time pulling down, thus the need for bolting it to the frame is eliminated.
How much weight does Hook-A-Rack® add to my ATV/UTV?
Hook-A-Rack® weighs 33 pounds.
How does the lock-bar work in conjunction with Hook-A-Rack®?
The lock-bar is utilized to allow Hook-A-Rack® to be locked in a position for carrying larger items. Hook-A-Rack® maintains the required constant tension when the lock-bar is in place and the resulting increased cargo area can then be utilized.
What is the purpose of the hooks on Hook-A-Rack®?
Bucket hooks will maximize the use of the lock-bar by allowing up to four swivel hooks to be utilized to carry items such as five gallon buckets. This saves time and prevents a mess on your ATV/UTV due to the fact that the hooks allow the buckets to self level and prevent unnecessary spills that might be typical of a bucket that is strapped to the rack ATV or in the bed of a UTV. Buckets come in handy for many different projects such as feeding livestock, ice fishing, landscaping projects, feeding wild game or a number of other uses.
Does the Hook-A-Rack® rattle during travel?
No. The winch creates tension to hold the Hook-A-Rack® tight to the front bumper thus eliminating any squeaks or rattles that might otherwise occur.