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How are you cleaning underneath your full roof rack?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by clrems77, Aug 28, 2019.

  1. Aug 28, 2019 at 8:37 AM
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    clrems77

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    Having a difficult time cleaning under my Gobi stealth. Any recommendations?
     
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    Jynarik

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    That’s the one thing I don’t look forward to when getting a rack. Especially the once a year detail jobs. Would have to take it off to wax roof
     
  3. Aug 28, 2019 at 8:54 AM
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    nimby

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    This is why I would want to do a clear vinyl wrap (or something of the sort) on the roof prior to a full rack installation.

    Expensive, I know, but it would be nice not to worry about a rusting rack up there.
     
  4. Aug 28, 2019 at 9:54 AM
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    I dont even have a full rack, but one of the NFab basket / rack deals and even it is a pain to clean under it.
     
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    All I have is the Toyota rack and I even took off the two cross bars for cleaning purposes, I never put anything up there anyway.
     
  6. Aug 28, 2019 at 11:03 PM
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    4runningMan

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    You can get these microfiber bendable cleaner things at big box stores that are low profile and meant for wiping under stoves and refrigerators. They're like 3' long with those microfiber "fingers" like you see on car wash mits. I'd maybe check the mop section of the store.

    I don't have a roof rack but if I did, that's what I'd be using.
     
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    Agent_Outside

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    Wait a minute, you guys clean your 4Runners?
     
  8. Aug 29, 2019 at 3:57 AM
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    Actually not very often.
     
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  9. Aug 30, 2019 at 11:07 AM
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    clrems77

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    Thanks I’ll give it a shot.
     
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    I have found this to get under my Gobi rack. Better than anything else I’ve tried...

    AKOMA Bendable Duster for Cleaning Ceiling Fans Car Interior Furniture Feather Duster for Home Cobwebs with Extension Long Handle 69 inch Reusable Chenille Dusters https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07WHC24G7/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_i_wJaNFb3AYDSP5?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1
     

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