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  • Wheel Straps for Large Size Tires Over 35 inches Tall and 12 Inches Wide
  • We have the Bulldog Winch Ratcheting Wheel Tie-Down Strap for Extra-Wide Tire - Vertical Mount - 3,335 lbs # BDW20362 which is very similar to a wheel net and is compatible with diameters up to 37 inches. It is 9 inches wide so it won't fit over the sides but it is specifically designed for extra wide tires. This is my recommendation for you. We also have wheel nets like # DM03528-93, # UF46-700034, and ProGrip Adjustable Wheel Net with Ratchet and Snap Hooks - 12-1/2" x 33" - 1,830...
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  • Which UTV Shockstraps Kit to Use when Securing Polaris Ranger 900
  • For securing a 1,500 lb UTV like your Ranger the ShockStrap kit you'd want is the part # 297-7RSBB-UTV which includes four 1,000 lb capacity ShockStraps which was designed specifically for UTV applications and would easily have the capacity needed based on what you mentioned. Each of the straps being rated for 1,000 lbs gives the overall setup a 4,000 lb capacity.
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  • Is There a Difference Between ShockStrap Ratchet Motorcycle and UTV Tie-Downs
  • The only difference between the ShockStrap Ratchet UTV Tie-Downs with Shock Absorbers # 297-7RSBB-UTV and ShockStrap Ratchet Motorcycle Tie-Downs with Shock Absorbers # 297-7RSBB-M is the title, so people searching for either UTV or Motorcycle tie-downs can find them easier. So these are the same set of four 1-1/2" wide x 7' long straps with rubber-coated S-hooks with a 1,000 lbs working load limit (per strap). I have added a link to a video review for you to check out as well of the...
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  • Recessed Ratchet Strap or D-Ring Anchors
  • We may have a solution for you and it sounds like you are looking for a recessed mount for your ratchet straps so nothing is sticking up out of the floor of your enclosed trailer. The CargoBuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Tie-Down Strap - Flush Mount # IMF18804 is a great option for something like this because it will mount beneath the floor of your cargo trailer (the mounting hardware is included). The ratchet straps is self-retracting so when you are not using the buckles they will retract...
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  • Vehicle Wheel Tie Down Straps For 225/55R19 Tires
  • I recommend ProGrip Adjustable Wheel Net with Ratchet and Snap Hooks part # 317-18900 that allows you to tie down a vehicle with tires up to 33" in diameter and 12-1/2" wide. The p225/55r19 tirees are 28.7" in diameter so this strap will work well for you.
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  • Transom Tie Down Straps for 2020 Bass Tracker Superguide SC V16
  • I have a solution for you, however, I actually measured one of these for you and I found that at its shortest, the BoatBuckle Heavy Duty Ratchet Transom Tie-Down Straps # IMF14206 would be around 18 inches long, which is a bit too long for what you need. The best solution for you and my recommendation is to go with the BoatBuckle G2 Retractable, Ratcheting Transom Tie-Down Straps # IMF08893. Instead of using extra webbing with a hook, the G2 straps use a bolt to secure the ratchet body...
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  • Can the Ratchet Straps Which Come With the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit Be Ordered Separate
  • If you are looking for just the e-track mount ratchet straps which comes with the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit part # EM09160 the closest thing we have is the Erickson E-Track Strap with Ratchet part # EM59136 which is just a slightly longer version.
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  • Erickson E-Track Tie-Down Kit w/ Ratchet Straps # EM58523-09162 Recommendation for Car Hauler
  • For securing a vehicle to a trailer the Erickson E-Track Tie-Down Kit w/ Ratchet Straps # EM58523-09162 that you referenced is a great choice. It's very easy to use and works well. It also gives flexibility in how the vehicle will attach to the floor since the different slots can easily be selected. It will require you to install E-tracks on the floor of you trailer though like the # EM19147 for 4 foot long sections. For a backing plate to install on the bottom of the trailer we have the...
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  • Availability of Straps from Erickson Wheel Strap Kit EM09160
  • The closest straps that we have to the straps that come with the Erickson Wheel Straps part # EM09160 are the Snap Loc E-Track part # SLLS28RER which is 8 foot long and has basically the same weight capacity at 1,467 lbs.
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  • Transom Strap Recommendation for Length Needed of 2 foot 3 inches
  • Since the length you need is 2 foot, 3 inches the correct length of BoatBuckle Transom strap you'd need is the part # IMF14207 which can stretch out to up to 4 feet in length. It would easily tighten down to the length you need as well.
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  • Recommended E-Track Ratchet Strap Tie-Down 2 Inches × 16 Feet With Highest Weight Capacity
  • E-Track straps go up to 1,500 lbs max capacity. I've linked the page to all of the e-track strap options we carry to assist. It sounds like you will want the Snap-Loc E-Track Tie-Down Strap w/ Ratchet and Soft Tie-Loop - 2" x 16' - 1,467 lbs # SLLS216RER or the Erickson E-Track Strap with Ratchet - 2" Wide x 16' Long - 1,165 lbs # EM59139 as they are the highest rated capacities we carry in the size you requested. Your overall weight restriction will also be the E-Track itself and...
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  • E-Track Wheel Strap Solution for Larger Diameter Wheels
  • If you installed e-track on the floor of your trailer like the part # EM19147 you could use the Erickson E-Track Tie Down kit part # EM58523-09162 which would attach to the track and since it has a strap length of 12 feet it would easily fit a 35 inch diameter tire. Otherwise there isn't a kit like you mentioned that would fit that diameter of tire.
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  • Will Bulldog Winch Ratcheting Wheel Tie-Down Strap # BDW20363 Fit 33" Spare Tire
  • Yes, the Bulldog Winch Ratcheting Wheel Tie-Down Strap # BDW20363 will work great with your 33" spare tire. This particular strap system can actually handle spare tires that are as large as 40" in diameter so you won't have any issue using it on yours.
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  • How Does the Ratchet Strap for Thule TracRac Sliding Truck Bed Ladder Racks Attach
  • The Ratchet Straps for Thule TracRac Sliding Truck Bed Ladder Rack part # TH28500XT is only for the new Thule branded TracRac Ladder Racks. The ratchet straps will attach to the slot in the top channel of the crossbar.
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  • Will ProGrip Adjustable Wheel Net Work With Can Am Maverick
  • Yes, the ProGrip Adjustable Wheel Net with Ratchet and Snap Hooks # 317-18900 will definitely work with your Can Am Maverick Sport X rc. The ProGrip fits tires that are up to 33 inches in diameter and 12-1/2 inches wide, and your Maverick Sport has 30 inch diameter tires which are 10 inches wide, based on my research. The Maverick Sport also looks to have a dry weight of under 1,600 lbs, which is within the capacity of the ProGrip. I've added a link to a video review of the ProGrip...
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  • Can I Use ShockStrap Ratchet Straps on Lightweight Race Car?
  • Yes. You can use the ShockStrap Ratchet Straps # 297-9RSBB-M on your race car with an approximate weight of 2700-lbs. These straps have a working load limit of 2000-lbs each, so all 4 of them attached to your trailer and car will provide an extremely secure connection, and you won't have to worry about the straps coming loose during travel. These straps come in a set of 4 and are 2 inches wide x 9 feet long. For what it's worth, our contact over at ShockStrap mentioned that Kubota has...
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  • Recommended ShockStrap Ratchet UTV Tie-Downs for Polaris RZR
  • The ShockStrap Ratchet UTV Tie-Downs part # 297-7RSBB-UTV are what I recommend to secure a Polaris RZR as the 1,000 lb weight capacity per strap will be more than enough for the weight of the RZR. These are an excellent option that have built-in shock absorbers to help keep the item securely in place with constant tension.
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  • Tie Down Solution for Corvette on Open Car Hauler
  • This question is refined by several decisions. What will you use for tie down points on the Corvette? What will you use for tie down points on the trailer? How easy do you want it to be. Finally, what looks good. If you are OK with climbing under your car each time to hook into the car and then connect to the edge of the trailer, you can simply use the QuickLoader # Q64FR ratchet straps. You will need to consult your Owner's Manual or Manufacturer for appropriate tie down locations...
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  • Recommended Tie downs for 2016 Bass Tracker Targa V18
  • We have what you need! I recommend the BoatBuckle G2 Item # IMF08893. This is a strap that attaches to your trailer, so there is no need to hold onto the strap and/or find a place to store them. Quick and SUPER easy to use. The retracting feature of this strap really makes it shine. When I used these type of straps straps it took me seconds!! I love this type of strap so much i actually bought them for my dad's trailer. We both use them and have zero complaints. Yes, they may get...
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  • How Long Is the Retractable Ratchet Straps for Thule TracRac Truck Bed Ladder Racks
  • The Retractable Ratchet Straps for Thule TracRac Truck Bed Ladder Racks part # CBTH12 is 6' long which is the only length offered for this.
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  • Recommended Wheel Tie-Down Straps for Tesla Model 3 on Car Hauler
  • Based on my research the Tesla Model 3 has 18-20 inch diameter wheels/rims that are 8.5 inches wide and uses 235/45R18 or 235/35R20 tires. I recommend using the Bulldog Winch Ratcheting Wheel Tie-Down Strap for Extra-Wide Tire - Vertical Mount - 3,335 lbs # BDW20362 for the tires on your Tesla. Traditional wheel straps won't fit the low profile wide tires, so this style strap is the best option for the application.
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  • Which has the Larger S Hook Size EM34420 or 34414
  • Of the two the Erickson Re-Tractable Ratchet Straps w/ Push Button Releases part # 34414 are going to be the way to go. They are going to have very similar hooks in size to the Cam Buckle Straps part # EM34409 that you like so much. I have included a video for you to check out to see them in use and get a feel for the hook size.
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  • Can SmartStraps Adjustable Wheel Net be Installed with Anchor Points Outside Center Line of Wheel
  • Ideally you'd want the anchor points for a wheel net like the SmartStraps # 348851 to be in-line with the wheel, but since these are rated for 3,333 lbs (each) and you're using them for a Jeep you'll be perfectly safe to install them slightly off-centered. In fact, the demonstration picture from SmartStraps shows them slightly off-centered (see attached). The lateral pull wouldn't stress your tires out.
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  • Does the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 Have to be In-Line with Direction of Travel
  • You can use the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 to help secure your ATV but you really need something securing your ATV in the direction of travel. You could put some Horizontal E-Track like part # E19148 in-line with the direction of travel and do a kind of criss-cross pattern over your ATV with straps like part # EM59136 to help secure it, but Erickson does not recommend securing the load only using a straps that are not with the direction of travel. As long as your...
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  • Stake Pocket Anchors Compatible with Bulldog Winch Tie-Down Straps
  • I think we have just what you are looking for. Check out our Stake Pocket Tie-Down Anchor, # WFSPDR. This anchor mounts in the stake pockets on your trailer and gives you a d-ring tie-down point. These will work great with the Bulldog Winch Tie-Down Straps, # BDW20230 and they have a weight capacity of 4,000 lbs per anchor, which is as much capacity as you will get out of pretty much any stake pocket anchor. I attached a photo that one of our other customers submitted using these stake...
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  • Recommended Mounting Brackets for Cargobuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Straps
  • I may have a solution for you to mount the Cargobuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Straps # IMF18800-86 on those carts, but we don't have anything that looks like the brackets you've got that would be a cost effective solution for you. Instead, you can use something like the CargoSmart D-Ring Tie-Down Anchor - Bolt On - 1/4" x 2" - 400 lbs # 348826, you'll just need to pick the correct sized bracket based off of the diameter of the bolts. I've also linked our entire selection of mounting...
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  • Minimum Strap Length of Bulldog Winch Combo Axle/Ratchet Straps
  • I spoke with Bulldog and the length of the non-adjustable strap piece on the # BDW20230 is going to be 12" long; the minimum strap length when the straps are fully ratcheted is going to be around 24" from the end of one hook to the end of the ratchet strap connected hook. I've attached a picture to show what I'm referencing. If you were looking for a different measurement, please let me know and I can work to find it out for you.
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  • Transom Strap Recommendation for Boat that Weighs 5,200 lbs
  • The heavier duty transom straps you'll want is the set part # IMF14207 which each have a break strength of 2,500 lbs per strap which would be great for your setup. The straps also don't support the full weight of the boat as the winch at the front does as well.
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  • Erickson E-Track Straps for Enclosed Trailer Transporting ATV
  • If you already have four E-Tracks mounted to the floor of your enclosed trailer and you wish to secure your ATV with only straps, not wheel chocks too, you certainly can do this. But instead of using the strap-and-chock kit # EM09160 you can use one of the E-Track strap-only items shown on the linked page, such as 2-inch x 12-foot ratchet strap # EM59136 which is rated for a working load limit (WLL) of 1165-lbs. We also have longer ratchet straps like the 16-foot # EM59139 with the same...
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  • Measuring from Mounting Hole to Furthest Point on BoatBuckle G2 Ratchet Straps
  • The measurement I believe you're looking for on the BoatBuckle G2 ratchet straps, part # IMF08893, is about 4-1/2 inches. I've attached a picture that shows the dimension. If this isn't the correct measurement let me know.
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  • Could Kubota BX25D be Secured by ShockStrap Ratchet UTV Tie-Downs w Shock Absorbers # 297-7RSBB-UTV
  • I looked up the weight of your Kubota BX25D and found it to be 1,587 lbs. Since each one of the ShockStrap Ratchet UTV Tie-Downs w Shock Absorbers # 297-7RSBB-UTV has a 1,000 lb capacity it would easily secure your Kubota!
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  • Is There an Attachment to Carry Motorcycle on Curt Cargo Carrier
  • There is no attachment available for a Curt cargo carrier in order to carry a motorcycle. You may be able to use something like the ShockStrap Ratchet Motorcycle Tie-Downs # 297-7RSBB-M. A much better option to carry a motorcycle is a different carrier, independent from the cargo carrier. I recommend the etrailer Motorcycle Carrier # e98873 (500 lb capacity) or MaxxTow MaxxHaul Aluminum Motorcycle Carrier # MT70101 (400 lb capacity). I have added links to video reviews for you to...
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  • What is the Longest Length of Retractable Ratchet Straps Available
  • I'll start off by saying that you are correct that the CargoBuckle # IMF18800-77 will extend out to 6ft long and can be used at any length- so they'll work at 1ft long and 6ft long just the same. When it comes to the maximum length available, the 6ft long straps are the longest straps available in the CargoBuckle product line. However, there is a 12ft long set of Retractable Ratchet Straps with S-Hooks # Q34FR that are retractable, but work more like a regular ratchet strap. I've linked...
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  • Can Wheel Nets be Used if Car Hauler D-Rings Aren't Inline with Car Tires
  • The D-Rings can be a little out of line with the tires but you still want them fairly close. If this is the case for your car hauler trailer then you can definitely use something like the ProGrip Adjustable Wheel Net with Ratchet and Snap Hooks # 317-18900 for your application. This fits tires with up to a 33" diameter and that are 12-1/2" wide so it should fit your application just fine. Please note that this comes in a quantity of 1.
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  • How Many Wheels Does Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit w/ Ratchet Straps and Wheel Chocks Secure
  • The Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit w/ Ratchet Straps and Wheel Chocks # EM09160 that you referenced comes with components for securing two wheels. So two sets of straps and two sets of chocks. This will do an excellent job preventing your Polaris General from moving like you are needing.
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  • Total Length of Bulldog Winch Ratcheting Wheel Tie-Down Strap
  • The Bulldog Winch Ratcheting Wheel Tie-Down Strap # BDW20362 measures 92" end to end. When I reached out to my contact at Bulldog Winch he confirmed this but also added that since some of the strap will be used for the ratcheting mechanism you'll realistically have a length of about 80" instead. When it comes to side-to-side against your back window the best advice I can give is to use the dimensions mentioned above to mock up a strap so you can get a good idea of how much room you will have.
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  • Jeep Wrangler Tie Down Recommendation
  • Thanks for your pictures! That's what Wranglers are meant for. At 4500 pounds, the weight of the secured cargo would exceed the combined safe working load limit of 1,100lbs per tire of the straps being used on the Erickson E-Track Tie-Down Kit w/ 2 Ratchet Straps with Roller Idlers and 2 Wheel Chocks EM58523-09162. I would instead recommend the Erickson Car Tie-Down Kit # 08504-05. These straps feature twisted flat hooks that will help to keep the strap straight and flat along...
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  • Length of Cargo Buckle G3 Ratchet Strap Set IMF18800
  • CargoBuckle G3 Ratchet Strap set # IMF18800 has straps that measure 6-feet at maximum extension but they can be used at any fraction of that length since they retract fully as shown in the linked photo. Each strap has a working load limit (WLL) of 1167-lbs. If this is more length than you really need you could instead use G2 Transom tie-down kit # IMF08893; these straps are 43-inches long. These and all other transom straps appear on the page I linked for you. Various lengths and WLLs are...
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  • Is the Retractable Ratchet Strap Q54FR The Same One That Comes With Q34FR
  • The Retractable Ratchet Strap part # Q54FR is the same one that comes with the Retractable Ratchet Straps part # Q34FR. The only difference is quantity. It may be more cost effective to purchase two individual straps than the kit or vice versa. I suggest whichever option is more cost effective at the time.
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  • Recommended Vehicle Tie-Down Straps to Secure 2020 Ford Explorer to Trailer
  • For tie-down straps to safely secure your 2020 Ford Explorer to your trailer, I recommend the Bulldog Winch 13-Piece Ratcheting Vehicle Tie-Down Strap Set # BDW20350. I really like this set because it has everything you need in order to secure your Explorer - the tie-down straps, axle straps, as well as cinch straps - and they have the capacity you need as well, with a 10,000 lb maximum load which will work for your 2020 Explorer. This strap set even comes with a storage bag to make...
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  • Recommendation on a Product That Will Secure a 1,700 Lbs UTV to a Trailer
  • I like the CargoBuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Straps, # IMF18800-77. These straps will attach on end to the trailer and the other end has steel hooks to attach to your trailer load. These straps have a max load capacity of 2,500 lbs and are in a set of two in the package.
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  • Best Tie-Down Straps For Hauling A 7,500 Lb Tractor
  • I recommend the Bulldog Winch Ratcheting Vehicle Tie-Down Strap part # BDW20349. The kit comes with 4 straps with a safe working load limit of 3,335 lbs per strap so they will be plenty enough to tie the 7,500 tractor down. The straps measure 2" wide x 8' long and are the strongest option for the heavy load you will be carrying because they are designed to tie-down vehicles. I have attached a video for your reference.
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  • Does the Erickson E-Track with Tie-Down Strap Meet DOT Standards
  • I spoke with my contact at Erickson who confirmed that the Erickson E-Track Wheel Tie-Down Strap with Roller Idler and Ratchet # EM58523 that you referenced does meet the DOT standards! This has a safe working load limit (WLL) of 1,100 lbs so you just need to make sure to use enough straps to accommodate the weight you will be carrying. Attached is a review video for you to reference as well.
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  • How To Secure a Vehicle to a Car Hauler Trailer
  • I have a few options for you to secure your 2017 Honda Pilot to the Gatormade Flatbed Car Hauler. The best option would be to use the Erickson E-Track Tie-Down Kit part # EM58523-09162 (2) along with the Erickson Horizontal E-Track part # EM19147 (4). This will be the most secure option we have and it can be used on pretty much any vehicle under 4,400 lbs. If you don't want to use the above then a more cost effective alternative would be to utilize the stake pocket openings welded to...
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  • Overall Length of BoatBuckle IMF14207 Heavy Duty Ratcheting Transom Tie Down
  • With the strap let out to full extension, the BoatBuckle # IMF14207 measures 56-5/8 inches from the inside of one hook to the inside of the other and from outside hook to outside hook, it measures 57-3/4 inches as shown in the provided photo.
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  • What is Significance of 21 to 30 Feet for SuperTiedown Self-Tightening Ratchet Strap # ST-2-2
  • The 21 to 30 foot text you see on the product page for the ratchet kit part # ST-2-2 is how we organize the straps on our page and is not a range for the intended use. These are 30 feet long and do not have a minimum 21 foot application. This is also comes as a single strap using # ST-2.
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  • Strap Recommendation for Securing Jeep Wrangler with Large Off Road Tires
  • We don't carry wheel nets that are going to be large enough to fit the tire sizes you have of 33 x 12.5 X R15 since what we have is more sized for non-offroad tires. Just looking around online I see there are nets out there that would be large enough, but you also could use ratchet straps to the tow hooks on the front and back of the Jeep too like with the # EM58629 which is a 20 foot long strap with a 3,300 lb capacity. You may also be able to run the straps around the axles.
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  • Are Hooks of ShockStrap Ratchet Motorcycle Tie-Downs # 297-9RSBB-M Coated
  • The hooks of the ShockStrap Ratchet Motorcycle Tie-Downs # 297-9RSBB-M that you referenced are not coated but this comes with straps that loop around the hooks and the motorcycle handlebars to prevent metal contact on the bike. I believe the video you referenced is actually one that covers several strap options as an overview. I attached an install video for these straps for you to check out that shows how the strap installs on a dirt bike and carrier.
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  • Backing Plate for Use with Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit EM09160
  • Erickson does offer a zinc-plated steel backing plate for use with their E-Track products like their ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160. Use part # BPEZ. You can see this item's hole dimensions and spacing in the linked photo. Since your trailer deck is aluminum and this plate is steel you will want to isolate them to prevent galvanic corrosion between the two different metals. A coating of paint or other insulating material will do it.
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  • Replacing a Lost J-Hook for Buyers Products Ratchet Tie-Downs
  • We carry the entire strap that includes the J-hooks, part # 3373028819. It's the exact replacement strap for the ratchet tie-downs # 3375480007. That's the only way to replace the exact J-hook. I contacted Buyers Products and they don't even carry the hook as an individual part.
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  • Will the Ratchet Grab Tie-Down Strap # RRSRG Fit in Thule AeroBlade Bars on a 2018 Toyota RAV4
  • It will be a little tight but yes, the Ratchet Grab Tie-Down Strap # RRSRG will fit in the T-Slot of your Thule AeroBlade Load Bars # TH7502-TH7502 or # TH7502B-TH7502B.
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  • Hole Spacing Dimensions on Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit EM09160
  • The Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit w/ Ratchet Straps and Wheel Chocks - 1,500 lbs # EM09160 has holes that are 4-1/2 inches on center horizontally and 2 inches and 4-1/4 inches vertically. I've attached a photo as you asked to assist as well as the backing plate # BPEZ you mentioned; the holes on the two are different, as you can see, so you would need to drill your own holes in this backing plate.
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  • What Size Hole Will Need to be Cutout to Install the CargoBuckle G3 # IMF18804
  • I went out to the warehouse to measure the CargoBuckle G3 # IMF18804 that you referenced and found that at the longest and widest points the base measured 9-7/8" x 6-9/16". The base measures about 4-1/2" deep so you will want to make sure that it will sit properly when installed. I have attached a photo to demonstrate the length and width dimensions I mentioned.
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  • Self-Retracting Ratcheting Tie-Down Straps
  • Yes, we do have self-retracting ratcheting tie-down straps. The CargoBuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Straps w/ S-Hooks # IMF18800-86 are 2" wide x 6' long and have a working load limit of 833 lbs. The weight of your motorcycle must not exceed the combined working load limit of the straps so these would work if your bike was no more than 833 lbs. Another option is the Erickson Re-Tractable Ratchet Straps w/ Push Button Releases # EM34416 that are 2" wide x 10' long and have a working...
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  • Are the Bull Dog Winch Straps part # BDW20230 DOT Approved
  • Yes, I spoke with my contact at Bull Dog winch and the straps part # BDW20230 that you referenced are DOT approved.
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  • Does Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 Attach To Trailer Wood Floor Directly
  • We installed the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 by attaching them directly to the wood floor of a trailer. Check out the install video I attached for more info on that. I'd recommend using a backing plate like the part # BPEZ to add a bit more support if you were feeling cautious.
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  • Recommended Straps to Transport 3,000 lbs Roller on a Trailer
  • For your 3,000 lbs roller, I recommend using the Erickson Car Tie-Down Kit - Twisted Flat Hooks and Axle Strap w/ Ratchet # 08504-05, provided you have the necessary attachment points. This kit has a working load limit (WLL) of 3,300 lbs so it would be enough for your roller. This kit comes with an axle strap, but if you needed additional axle straps for tie-downs, you could use the Erickson Axle Strap with D-Rings # 88509. If you do not have good tie-down points, another option would...
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  • Grade Hardware for Installing Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160
  • Grade 5 or higher would work well for mounting the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 to your trailer floor. I would go with carriage style bolts.
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  • E Track Tie Down Kit Recommendation for Razor UTV
  • If your trailer has Etrack installed in it like the part # E19148 the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 that you referenced would be a great option. This kit has a safe working load limit of 1,500 lbs with a max break strength of 4,500 lbs so it would have more than enough capacity.
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  • What is the Length of the BoatBuckle Heavy Duty Tie-Down Straps # IMF14206
  • Since the strap itself on the BoatBuckle Heavy Duty Tie-Down Straps # IMF14206 measures 2' in length from the end to the middle of the "S" hook you will have more than enough length for the 18" space you mentioned. From where the strap rolls up on the ratcher to the middle of the "S" hook on the ratchet strap measures 1' so when it is all laid out you will have 3' (36") of strap. Be mindful though that some of the 2' strap will need to be ratcheted into the mechanism for it to be secure.
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  • Hardware Recommendation for Installing E-Tracks to a Metal Floor
  • If I was installing the E-tracks to a steel floor I would go with self tapping screws. I would most likely do every other bolt hole too. For a set of self tapping screws designed for E-tracks we have the part # SLHSDDS-P which comes with a quantity of 4 screws.
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  • Recommended BoatBuckle Ratcheting Straps to Hold a 2012 Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW
  • The BoatBuckle Ratcheting Straps that I recommend for your application is the G2 Retractable Transom Tie-Downs # IMF08893. Their Safe Working Load Limit is 833 lbs for each one, which will be more than enough to secure your 2012 Tracker Pro Team 175 TXW since the tie downs are use to keep your stationary boat from moving; not to stop a moving load. Their Maximum Load Strength (or Break Strength) is 2,500 lbs each. From the picture that you sent (which is always appreciated), it looks...
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  • Will Hooks of Ratchet Tie Down Straps # ETBMB-05852 Fit On Rails of Reese Cargo Carrier # 63153
  • Yes, the hooks of the Ratchet Tie Down Straps # ETBMB-05852 that you referenced will easily fit the rails of the 24x60 Reese Cargo Carrier # 63153. These straps would do a great job securing cargo on this carrier. This is a set of 4 ratchet straps with each having a safe working load limit of 830 lbs.
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  • Recommendation for Wheel Tie Downs to Secure Jeep Rubicon to Car Hauler
  • To secure your Jeep to the metal deck of your car hauler, I recommend taking a look at the Erickson Car Tie-Down Kit # 08504-05. These straps feature twisted flat hooks that will help to keep the strap straight and flat along with axle straps to help secure the vehicle into place. They have a safe working load limit of 3,300 pounds and a maximum load of 10,000 pounds. I recommend using these with E-Tracks like the 4 Foot # EM19147, which can be bolted to the metal deck of your trailer....
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  • Wheel Strap Recommendation for Smaller Vehicle with Limited Tire Clearance on Trailer
  • For your application I would strongly recommend going with the Erickson E-Track Wheel Tie-Down Strap # EM58523 as it only touches the tread and due to it's design works great with limited clearance since the ratchet can be positioned out and away from the vehicle on the E-track. In the picture I attached you can see it used on a newer Camaro with very limited clearance. It will be a very secure fit as well. We don't have an install video for the strap though at this time. You'll need...
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  • Ratchet Straps that Won't Come Loose when Driving on Rough Roads
  • The mechanism would have to be triggered for the straps in Erickson Re-Tractable Ratchet Straps # 34414 to move. But with that said there is a better option for rough roads. The ShockStrap ratchet straps # 297-9RSDB are built with an in line shock that combats rough roads and keeps the strap tight and the load secure. I was skeptical at first but take a look at the video I have linked that demonstrates how it works.
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  • How Many Straps Does Car Tie-Down Kit Come With?
  • The Erickson Car Tie-Down Kit - Twisted Flat Hooks and Axle Strap w/ Ratchet # 08504-05 comes with one tie-down strap and one axle strap.
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  • Can the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit be Installed Diagonally
  • I contacted Erikson and they told me the straps of the ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 should not be used diagonally, and that it is illegal to do so. You might contact your local DOT to check this for your specific area. Erikson also verified that as long as what you are securing is within the 1500 lbs. safe working load limit of the E-Track you do not need to strap down the other end.
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  • Will Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit Hold Honda Pioneer 700?
  • The Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 has a total safe working limit of 1,500 lbs; the straps themselves are not rated for 1,500 lbs each. When you install four that would mean your limit would increase to 3,000 lbs. This kit has been met with extremely high praise from our customers who have used it. I've added links to a pair of video reviews on this kit for you to take a look at.
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  • Transom Tie-Downs For 5,000-LB Boat
  • All of the ratcheting tie-downs we offer, have the retracting feature. The highest rated transom tie-downs we offer are the BoatBuckle G2, part # IMF08893. The maximum break strength for these straps is 2,500-lbs each. The safe working load limit though is 833 pounds each.
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  • Distance Between Hooks of CargoBuckle Mini G3 Retractable Ratchet Straps When Fully Retracted
  • The fully retracted distance between the hooks of the CargoBuckle Mini G3 Retractable Ratchet Straps # IMF111640 that you referenced is 17-1/2 inches. I confirmed this with CargoBuckle. I also attached a review video for these straps for you to check out as well.
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  • What Size Bolts are Used to Install the CargoBuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Tie-Down Straps
  • The mounting bolts that come with the CargoBuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Tie-Down Straps # IMF18800 are 3/8" diameter x 1-3/4" long. I have attached a review video of these straps for you to check out as well.
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  • Could the E-Track Wheel Straps Be Used on Tracks That are too Narrow/Wide for Vehicle Wheels
  • Ideally the Erickson E-Track Wheel Tie-Down Strap # EM58523 would be used on vehicles that the wheels line up centered on the E-tracks. However, there should still be a way to attach to wheels that are a little too narrow or wide. If they are too narrow for the tracks you could take and route the straps through the spokes of the rims, or if the tracks are too narrow for the wheels you could route the strap around the wheel, through one spoke, and then out through another spoke of the...
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  • Do All 4 UTV Wheels Need to be Strapped Down with Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160
  • I checked with Erickson and even their pictures show just two of the wheels being secured using the ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160. Basically you want to use all 4 of the chocks meaning you would secure 2 wheels. The rear wheels are recommended. If 1 set does not have the capacity for your UTV then you would need to use an additional set or additional tie downs (see link) to cover the whole weight of the UTV. A set has a safe working load limit of 1,500 pounds and a break strength...
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  • Do Ratchet Tie Down Straps w/ Storage Bag # ETBMB-05852 Come Assembled
  • Yes, the Ratchet Tie Down Straps w/ Storage Bag # ETBMB-05852 that you referenced do come assembled. Check out the review video I attached for more info as well. The strap is not ran through the ratchet but the ratchet assembly is totally ready to go once you do so.
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  • Recommended Tow Straps for Car Hauler Trailer
  • Since the cost of four of the Erickson Car Tie Down Kit # 08504-05 is close to that of the Bulldog 4-piece set, I would go for the Bulldog kit # BDW20230. For the couple of extra dollars you get not only 10-foot straps rather than 7-footers, but you also get the carry bag to keep everything in order.
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  • Erickson E-Track Tie Down for a 33 Size Tire
  • Although we don't have any kits for a 33" tire you can use the 2" x 12' Erickson E-Track Wheel Tie-Down Strap # EM58523 along with the Erickson E-Chock Wheel Chocks # EM09162-2 to essentially create your own kit. The tie down strap has a safe working load limit (WLL) of 1,100 lbs and a maximum load (break strength) of 3,300 lbs. These install in the Erickson E-Tracks like part # E19148.
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  • Having Trouble Releasing Erickson Re-Tractable Ratchet Straps # EM34420
  • I recommend spraying the gears on the Erickson Re-Tractable Ratchet Straps, # EM34420, with a silicone-based lubricant. This should help with the problem.
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  • Does Triangle Ring Part of Bulldog Winch Combo Axle/Ratcheting Tie-Down Straps have to be Used
  • I will be happy to help. The reason that there is that triangle ring portion on the Bulldog ratcheting tie down straps # BDW20230 is so it can attach to a vehicle axle. But you can use just the hook portion to attach to something and not use the triangle ring part if needed and not suffer reduced capacity. I have linked a video featuring these straps for you.
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  • What Is The Shortest Usable Length Of Bulldog Combo Axle/Ratcheting Tie-Down Strap
  • When the looped end of the Bulldog Combo Axle/Ratcheting Tie-Down Strap, part # BDW20229 is around the axle of the vehicle, and the opposite end is attached to a D-ring on the hauler, the total length is right at 35 inches. The distance from the D-ring latch to the ratchet is 14 inches and when the other end that goes around the axle is in its closest position that is right at 21 inches.
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  • What is the Difference Between ShockStrap Ratcheting ATV and Motorcycle Tie-Down Kits
  • ShockStrap Ratcheting Tie-Down Kit w/ Built-In Shock Absorbers # 297-7RSBB-M comes with strap latches on the ends, which you can see more of in the video I have linked. The similar version, # 297-9RSBB-M, does not have those strap latches. The latches are to help keep tie-down hooks from detaching from their anchor points when there is slack in the line.
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  • What is the Shape of the Mounting Hole For BoatBuckle G2 Retractable Ratchet Straps
  • I have included a picture of the back of what the Boat Buckle G2 straps, # IMF08893, look like. Mounting hardware (2 bolts, nuts, and washers) are included. You can also get optional mounting brackets, # IMF14254, if you need to move the straps off the frame or around obstacles.
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  • Mounting Locations for CargoBuckle Ratcheting Tie Downs # IMF18800
  • The best mounting location of Tie Down Strap part # IMF18800 will really depend on what you are carrying. Generally speaking, mounting one tie down at each corner of the bed would allow for the most flexibility. Each strap can safely handle a load of 1167 lbs, or 2334 lbs per pair.
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  • RZR ATV Tie-Down Options for Carson Wood Deck Utility Trailer
  • When securing your RZR to the wood deck of your Carson utility trailer the vehicle's own weight will do a lot to limit any sideways movement so the priority is applying vertical force to keep it down on the deck. I do agree that the 10-inch height of the current rail-mounted tie-downs is not ideal for this. As for the deck-mounted D-rings you're considering these are fine oriented any way you want so long as you use appropriate hardware to mount them. The force on them from ratcheting...
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  • Will the Door Close with the G3 Ratcheting Tie-Down out of the Housing
  • Yes, the door will lay back down in the closed position when the ratchet is out of the housing. The handle must be all the way forward for the door to close. I pulled the tie-down from our warehouse and made a short video for you showing how the door closes with the ratchet out of the housing.
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  • Should Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit be Used on All 4 Wheels of 1,936 Pound Polaris Ranger
  • The 1,500 pound working load limit (WLL) for the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 referenced in your question does refer to the combined capacity of both straps and chocks. Since your Polaris Ranger weighs close to 2,000 pounds, I do recommend using two of these sets to secure all four of its wheels to the trailer. This tie-down kit will provide you with 4 wheel chocks and 2 ratchet tie-down straps for securing 2 wheels. The ratchet straps feature E-track fittings that will...
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  • CargoBuckle Ratchet Strap that is Designed to Attach to Round Tube
  • We carry a specific version of the CargoBuckle ratchet straps that are designed to attach to 2 inch diameter tubing. For that you'd want the part # IMF18821 instead.
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  • Tire Sizes Compatible with ProGrip Adjustable Wheel Net with Ratchet and Snap Hooks 317-18900
  • The part you referenced, ProGrip Adjustable Wheel Net with Ratchet and Snap Hooks # 317-18900, will fit on tire (not wheel) diameters up to 33-inches and tire widths up to 12-1/2-inches. More than one wheel/tire size combination will have similar diameters; for instance sizes 235/85-16 and 7.50-16LT both have overall diameters close to 31-1/2-inches.
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  • Can the CargoBuckle Retractable Ratchet Straps Mount to the Top Rail of Trailer?
  • The CargoBuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Tie-Down Straps - Bolt On - 2" x 6' - 1,167 lbs - Qty 2 # IMF18800 can be mounted to the top rail of your trailer without issue. The only thing to consider when determining the mounting location is the strength of that rail and the angle for securing your load. If the angle and strength of the rail aren't an issue then mounting in that location would be just fine. Mounting lower generally gives more strength and a better angle for lower cargo....
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  • Can Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit EM09160 Be Used on Front Wheels of ATV
  • The Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 is intended to secure your trailered 4-wheeled vehicle at the rear tires. The chocks are to be mounted in front of and behind the rear wheels as shown in the linked video and photo. If they were installed on the front tires the rear of the vehicle could lift up off the trailer deck in a hard-braking situation.
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  • Are Backing Plates Necessary for Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160
  • It looks like each chock and strap from 2 of # EM09160 will need to be able to hold around 375 pounds to handle the weight of the 2014 Arctic Cat Wildcat X Limited and that is just static load and does not include the forces applied to the chocks and straps when traveling. The more support you have underneath the trailer for the chocks the stronger and safer it will be. If you use just washers they would need to be large diameter washers and 1/8 inch thick if not more to provide the...
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  • How to Install the CargoBuckle G3 Retractable, Ratcheting Tie-Down Straps to an Aluminum Trailer
  • We have a video review of the CargoBuckle G3 Retractable, Ratcheting Tie-Down Straps, # IMF18800, and I have linked it for you. Installation is straight forward. The straps have a mounting hole on the base and include nuts, bolts, and washers. All you will have to do is drill an appropriate sized hole where you wish to mount them and use the supplied hardware to attach to the frame. Regular hand tools, box wrenches and/or sockets, are all you will need to tighten them down. If the trailer...
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  • What are the Dimensions of the Ratcheting Part of Ratchet Straps 34414
  • The overall dimensions of the ratcheting body part of ratchet straps # 34414 is 6.25 inches by 3.36 inches. I have included a picture showing this for you. On the backside the base is 4.5 inches by 2.75 inches. If you need any other specific measurements let me know.
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  • Availability of Erickson Car Tie-Down Straps With Ratchet
  • We do have a car tie-down kit from Erickson that is very similar to the one you referenced, though the Erickson Tie-Down with the Multiplier Ratchet and Swivel Hook is no longer available. Instead, I recommend the Erickson Car Tie-Down Kit with Ratchet # 08504-05, which like the kit you mentioned, is 7 feet long, has 2 inch wide axle straps and a 10,000 lb break strength. Each also has a 3,300 lb safe working load limit which will affect how many straps you need. For example if the car...
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  • Securing a Jeep Wrangler with 35 Inch Tall, 12-1/2 Inch Wide Tires to E-Track
  • The E-track tire strap # EM58523 is 12 feet long so it would fit. You could also use an E-track D-ring # E59143 witch an axle strap, # 58505, and ratchet strap # 58503. The D-Ring will attach to the E-track. The axle strap will loop around the Jeep axle, and the ratchet strap will hook to the D-Ring and the loops on the axle strap.
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  • Recommended Boat Tie-Down Straps for 2,200 Pound Boat on 600 Pound Trailer
  • Going with tie-downs that have around a 1,000 pound break strength like the BoatBuckle Pro Series Ratcheting Transom Tie-Down Straps # IMF18740 will work great with your boat and trailer. Typically when choosing boat tie-down straps, you will want a strap with a break strength capacity that exceeds the weight of your trailer (or the lightest object). Since your trailer is between 400-600 pounds, these straps will be perfect. The strap dimensions are 1 inch wide and 3 inches long. The...
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  • Could Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit # EM09160 Be Used on all 4 Wheels
  • If you wanted to use two sets of the Erickson ATV E-Track Tie-Down Kit w/ Ratchet Straps and Wheel Chocks # EM09160 to secure all 4 wheels of your ATV you certainly could. I would recommend attaching the chocks to the frame of the trailer and not the wooden floor. The trailer frame is going to be a much stronger attachment point than wood which can break much easier. ATVs can be pretty heavy so you would want to use as strong of an attachment as possible.
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  • Compatible Dimensions for Hooks on Erickson Big Hook Ratchet Tie-Down Straps EM05715
  • The Erickson Big Hook Ratchet Tie-Down Straps # EM05715 that you referenced have two sizes of hooks. The larger swivel hooks can open enough to accept a 1-inch attachment point. The smaller safety hooks open wide enough for 3/8-inch material.
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  • What is Length Of Ratchet Strap from Mounting Surface for Erickson E-Track Strap EM59140
  • I pulled from our warehouse a sample of the Erickson E-Track Strap with Ratchet # EM59140 so that I could determine how far the strap tail will extend from the wall or other attachment point when this part of the assembly is installed in an E-Track. When the strap is extended so that it is taut, the steel E-Track fitting and the nearest edge of the ratcheting mechanism's handle (when in the down position, nearest to the fitting) will be 4-3/4-inches apart. When the handle is up there...
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  • Size of the Bolts that are Included in the CargoBuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Tie-Down Straps
  • The bolts that come with the CargoBuckle G3 Retractable Ratchet Tie-Down Straps are 7/16 of inch by 1-1/2 inches in length. I attached a review video for this system for you to check out also.
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