Custom Aluminum Racks For Trucks, Vans and More!
Ridge Rack is a division of Cedric Marina focused on welding fabrication services for automotive vehicles such as aluminum utility, boat, roof and ladder racks for trucks, vans, trailers and more.
We offer custom made, durable racks that boast high strength and saves on fuel. Some components of our ridge racks are:
Style & Durability
We manufacture custom made racks that are aerodynamic and light weight in design. Ridge Rack can fabricate the standard configurations of these racks or they can be uniquely customized based on our client’s requirements. We offer options that fit a variety of vehicles such as pickup trucks, vans, trailers and many other applications.
Saves on Fuel
Due to their aerodynamic and lightweight design, our customized racks can help our customers save on fuel – especially in comparison with heavier steel truck racks.
Our racks are made with ‘Marine Grade Aluminum’ and we provide Physical and Chemical Mill test Reports for our materials (6061-T6, 6063-T52, 6061-T6511). This prevents any corrosion of the metal, which is excellent for a clean and flawless finish that will last for a long time.
All racks fabricated by Ridge Rack a division of Cedric Marina Ltd. and are known for their strength and durability, making us the first choice for many of our customers.
High Strength. Fuel Savings. No Rust. Style & Durability. In one word, a RIDGE RACK.
RIDGE RACK, a subdivision of Cedric Marina Ltd., can build any type of rack for any type of vehicle, regardless of its make, model and year. Some examples of the vehicles we work with are Ford, Toyota, Dodge/Ram and more. With convenience and effectiveness in mind, all of our racks are welded in a way to eliminate any annoyances such as shaking, vibrations and wobbling. We also offer racks with a variety of features to make it more customizable to suit your everyday needs.
- Extra bars
- Side panels
- Window guards
- Rachet straps, and more!
What Are Truck Racks?
Truck racks are essentially metal beams that fit snugly on the back, top, or sides of pickup trucks. They are specifically designed to increase the amount of cargo that can be safely transported, and they help to protect various areas of a vehicle and the contents inside.
Various sizable objects can be easily transported around thanks to the valuable utility that truck racks provide including ladders, building materials, four wheelers, small watercrafts, snowmobiles, and other similar things. Doubling or even tripling the amount of cargo space is absolutely possible with truck racks, making them ideal for construction workers and tradesmen who have lots of tools, equipment, and building supplies.
Are Truck Racks Heavy?
Truck racks are designed and built so that they don’t add much more weight to a vehicle, which is important so that it doesn’t sacrifice on the number of people or objects that can be accommodated as normal. By being able to carry more items per load, this allows for less trips that need to be made on a weekly basis which reduces the number of kilometres put onto a vehicle, and a savings of gas money is also a big positive especially with the rising cost of fuel per litre.
What Other Benefits Do Truck Racks Add?
By adding a piece of equipment above the truck bed, and not in direct contact with the truck bed, a truck rack can actually save a truck’s outer shell from the wear and tear that placing the cargo in the bed can result in. That same suspension also allows for additional area for cargo to be added above the top of the cab of a vehicle, as well as to each of the sides, while also leaving room in the bed for material that is less abrasive to that area’s paint and surface.
Protection is also offered by truck racks to minimize rollover damages, and guarding the side, top, and/or back areas wherever the metal rack material exists. From an aesthetic perspective, truck racks, when designed well, fit naturally into a vehicle’s shape and look and can be colour matched as well to further customize the offering. Removing them can typically be done reasonably easy too for the days when they aren’t needed, and then added back on again when they are.