Old 11-04-10, 10:01 AM
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Originally Posted by PaulRivers View Post
As I mentioned the second rack I have has a pin that screws in, and it still has some bounce to it. Mostly the pin seems to make the up/down motion slower, but doesn't eliminate it.

It's also a p.i.t.a. to take on and off the car then as I have to get out a wrench. I can try it again, but I tightened it down as far as it would go.
Keep a wrench in your glove box. A big one, not some dinky adjustable wrench. The bigger and stronger it is, the more torque you can apply to the pin - and hence, the less your rack with bounce.

I use an air ratchet on mine - doesn't move an inch.
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