Originally Posted by corsair23
So Tim, do you think it would be worth the effort to have some brackets fabbed up that use the grab handle bolt to attach to the body (under the handle) and then have an opening in the other end to attach the cargo net strap to?
I was considering looking into that but it sounds like it would not make a difference, and it wouldn't be any stronger. I don't ever plan on anything super heavy needing to be stopped by the net so maybe it is a moot point
Makes a difference from a looks/function perspective, but you're not going to gain any strength, it's just a little screw in there. If you were fabbing something to mate to the seat belts that would be a different story. I'm using some little angle brackets from the Depot for my ghetto-net.
Mine gets the job done, but I'm definitely considering one of the nicer ones that Eddie sells for the future.
edit: and no, my DS handle isn't missing, it's right where it belongs (above the driver's door!)
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