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Old 05-03-2010, 06:27 AM
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TJ Roof Rack Questions

Hi All,

Please can you help with determining which roof rack would be the most suitable. I have been doing a lot of off road camping recently.
I would like to buy or build a roof rack system. Firstly are there any systems that do not bolt into the vehicle and will not require drilling any holes in my precious Jeep. 2. I would also like to be able to easily remove the rack so I can still drive topless.3. Must carry at least 250 pounds of weight. 4. Must be a 6x4 frame.

Any suggestions as to what model to buy or any plans so I can build myself.

Many thanks again for a great forum.

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In short, no. The Gobi racks seem well built, but pricey. Garvin is solid, but kinda clunky looking and requires drilling. Cargomaster is solid, but also requires drilling if memory serves.

I think the best solution is to put plate steel corners on the rear, drill the tub, and build custom.
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