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Switchback Headache Rack

September 5, 2017 - Products

<p><em>Switchback Headache Rack on 2014-MY Toyota Tacoma (photo courtesy of ARIES).&nbsp;</em></p>


ARIES released a new headache rack called the Switchback. This patent-pending headache rack is lightweight, rust-free, and LED-customizable. 

The Switchback headache rack is built from powdercoated aluminum to be completely resilient to rust and to complement the fuel-efficiency of today’s pickup trucks. It also features a slotted top edge for mounting LED light bars and work lights. The slotted design accommodates multiple lights and allows for easy adjustment (three ARIES 10” light bars #1501260 recommended). The Switchback also has an edgy design with its wide, angular sides and octagonal grid center, offering an aggressive, customized look on modern trucks, according to the manufacturer.

The Switchback is comprised of three primary pieces – two sides and a center section. This three-piece, knockdown assembly allows the Switchback to be shipped in a smaller, more manageable box and reduces the overall cost of the product. The three pieces bolt together with strong grade-8 hardware, and most Switchback models install into the pickup truck with the ARIES patented stake pocket clamp system.

The Switchback headache rack is currently available for the Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon, and Toyota Tacoma. Several more applications, including for the Ford F-150 and Ram 1500, will be coming soon.

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