Another thread prompted me to dig this one out and add a post.
Here are a couple of pics of my modified San Angelo Mighty Mini Haul It All Rack (available at Amazon and elsewhere). I simply had the (reversed) 1 1/4" ball mount welded to the carrier base in place of the 2" receiver insert. Makes the system lighter and more easily used, eliminating the 1 1/4" --> 2" adapter.
Envious, ebony leather, loaded, DDM Stage II S/C, headers/cat/exhaust, 4-piston brakes/slotted rotors, Probeam, Backbone, Lil' Chromies, K-sphere pedals, Kazera KZ-L wheels, the TWEETY door unlock/lock button, High Note horn, Brushed Al door sills, etched/lighted WindRestrictor, white LED map/footwell lights, 3rd brake light pulser. --- She moves!