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Is it just me or ?

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Am I the only one who wonders why a cargo net was not considered for the Nitro? With a "Load N Go " and tie down D rings to secure loads ,seems items like Grocery bags and such are left to wonder around in the rear cargo area. Well I thought ,go to the Dodge dealers and buy a half dozen D rings and locate and install them where needed .Well the dealer wanted $ 24.50 per 1 " D ring. My first reaction was ,Is this guy crazy or what .I think most cargo nets are universal in size. I have two and they are very similar in size. I look far and wide and high and low to find small D rings to adapt to my needs .Including Lowe's , Home Depot ,Ace hardware and every small hardware including marine suppliers. Finally I settled for 1 eyed wire straps. Epoxying one over the other ,along with black lighting fixture chain I was able to install 8 anchors for two cargo nets .Also these can be used to secure our bikes ,along with loading blocks ,when hauled inside the Nitro .
Next adventure is to overcome the garage door opener located on the sunvisor. Not bad enough that it's installed on a light color visor waiting for a soiled hand to leave a nasty stain on my new visor. Or out of view and over head .Having it on the rear view mirror or some other place in full view in front of the driver must have made too much sense. Remember those nice tidy card and such holders that fit so well over the visor can nolonger be used. They cover the door opener .For such a well planned vehicle ,just a few every day needed luxuries like cargo nets would have meant so much.:(
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Yea you make some good points. BTW, GO BUCS!!
Florida Roadie said:
Hey Kid ..So your the other Bucs fan. After last weeks 1 point give away to the Jags I think we must be the only two fans remaining. Without Garcia we're dead meat.
ha yea garcia is saving us. BTW, WE WON!!! GO bucs!
Florida Roadie said:
Yep we won "Fer Shur ".Kid are you in Fla.? If so where ?
Florida Roadie.
No I'm in Illinois, northeast of Chicago.
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