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Opinion on Rail Delete kit?

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by Crossfit4Runner, Feb 2, 2019.

  1. Feb 2, 2019 at 8:03 AM
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    I’m trying to decide on wether or not to go with the clean look or keep the rails. I would like opinions please.
     
  2. Feb 2, 2019 at 8:25 AM
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    You won't like it. When I took off my basket I was still waiting for the powder coating to be done and had the slick top for a couple of days...it looked naked, almost plain. I ordered my Macan GTS without rails as I wanted the slick top on that but this car demands something up top.

    You can remove it, cover the holes up temporarily and drive it for a week and see if you like. Easier to do in Southern California than other parts, except for this week ;) but you will know.

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  3. Feb 2, 2019 at 9:14 AM
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    If you plan on never hauling anything up there and the look of them bugs you; sure, pull them off. You won't really gain MPG or anything, the stock rack is halfway back and pretty aerodynamic. I'll agree with USC though, mine looked very naked while I was sorting out my new rack. Hey USC, you're the one that bought my stock rack right?

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    Make sure your delete kit is very thoughtful about sealing the holes left behind. You don't want any water leaking into your headliner and cabin.
     
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    Hi, Yes, I finally got them from Kevin this Thursday, I am going to experiment on yours and try some different things. I like your new rack, although I have a sunroof.
     
  5. Feb 2, 2019 at 10:37 AM
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    Me too. It's still relatively unobscured until the snowboards go on.

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    What rack is that may I ask?? I dont care for the looks of most racks hate em in fact. But I dig that
     
  7. Feb 2, 2019 at 12:31 PM
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    EcoTechne. They're doing a group buy right now that ends Friday, look for Rorck on instagram and DM him for details.

    It's not perfect though. Check out my thread for tweaks.
     

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