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Jay bird 03-06-2012 08:42 AM

Roof rack option
 
I have a jk unlimited and more room. I am looking at the garvin wilderness adventure rack and the Gobi. I already have a Thule Moab basket so that is why I am considering the garvin rack. All said and done, the garvin is about 1,000 less. What do you think?L

tabber02 03-06-2012 08:51 AM

personally, i'm huge fan of the Gobi rack.... here's a decent thread on it..
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/cargo-rack-133248.html

-bob :thumb:

3TimeOwner 03-13-2012 12:37 AM

Gobi Steath, hands down. Spent 2 months researching before choosing it, (not settling) absolutely no remorse whatsoever on it. Compatible with thule and Yakima mounts. If you go this way, get the wind faring. It doesn't touch body, it mounts to the rack and as they told me at Gobi, they designed it to make sure to "push" the wind over the open top rather than having the wind flow down over the windshield. and - as evidence today, he is right, no noise (more than usual) or downwind with the top down doing 80

CaliRubicon 03-13-2012 12:52 AM

The gobi looks great. How is it to take off and put back on? One person? Quick release?

3TimeOwner 03-13-2012 08:02 AM

quick release to tip it back, 1 person. getting it completely off for storage is definitely a 2 person job

tabber02 03-13-2012 08:07 AM

did you mount lights to the front of your stealth rack?

3TimeOwner 03-13-2012 08:16 AM

not yet - may be a summer thing. It is a DD down into Denver, so lights right now would be looks only. Can't justify the spend (yet)

tabber02 03-13-2012 08:19 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 3TimeOwner (Post 2134654)
not yet - may be a summer thing. It is a DD down into Denver, so lights right now would be looks only. Can't justify the spend (yet)

makes sense. it's on my list... rear bumper first though... thanks! :thumb:

-bob


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