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Roof Rack recommendation trying to get a full rack.

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by Whoisthisguy08, Jan 2, 2018.

  1. Jan 2, 2018 at 8:28 AM
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    Whoisthisguy08

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    I really want a sweet looking rack any pics of your guys 5th gen 4runners with a rack?
     
  2. Jan 2, 2018 at 9:26 AM
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    Installed Rago brackets and 4" cube ditch lights. Weather tech mats. Cargo net. Cargo mat. Ordered Gobi rack with ladder.
    Gobi stealth with space for a 40" light bar. This rig sits outside all the time. Never garaged and the rack after a year of weather still looks new. Won't be the cheapest, but you get what you pay for.

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  4. Jan 2, 2018 at 10:06 AM
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    I hear the wait for one is forever
     
  5. Jan 2, 2018 at 10:07 AM
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    It might be. When you see the quality welds and powder coat, the wait is worth it.
     
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  6. Jan 2, 2018 at 10:11 AM
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    Here it is in action.

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  7. Jan 2, 2018 at 10:35 AM
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    Did it come with the ladder and where do you keep the spare tire?
     
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  8. Jan 2, 2018 at 11:02 AM
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    Installed Rago brackets and 4" cube ditch lights. Weather tech mats. Cargo net. Cargo mat. Ordered Gobi rack with ladder.
    They (trail duty) out of San Antonio was the place we ordered ours, and at the time they were running a special and included the ladder and free shipping.

    The factory spare tire is still under the vehicle.
     
  9. Jan 2, 2018 at 11:20 AM
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    May I get a link to the place where you bought your roof rack and the price, please?
     
  10. Jan 2, 2018 at 11:26 AM
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  11. Jan 2, 2018 at 11:34 AM
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    Your silver rig and black rack will look sweet.
     
  12. Jan 2, 2018 at 2:56 PM
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    I don't understand the purpose of the flat rack with no elevated rails. How do you strap a cooler or camping totes up there without having shit slide all over the place?

    Gobi racks are the only ones that look functional to me.
     
  13. Jan 7, 2018 at 3:47 PM
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    Just installed it this morning. Love it !! I went with the flat rack so I can mount a roof top tent. Purchased from Relentless Fabrication.org_67e12509c0efde9f_1515367399000.jpg 20180107_110754.jpg
     
  14. Jan 8, 2018 at 1:52 PM
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    Front Runner. Aluminum, modular and a ton of accessories.
     
  15. Jan 19, 2018 at 10:23 PM
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    None yet
    Any one have a diy roof rack?
     
  16. Jan 21, 2018 at 12:37 PM
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  17. Jan 23, 2018 at 9:13 AM
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    What sort of rack is that? I don't see it on RF's website. I've heard that 3/4 racks get a smaller MPG hit than the full length racks, is that true?
     
  18. Jan 23, 2018 at 9:52 AM
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    Don’t know where you are located, but I have a Ecotechne full length roof rack for sale. Check the Buy/sale/trade section. No drilling required.
     
  19. Jan 23, 2018 at 1:57 PM
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    It's from Relentless but they took them down from the site. You have to contact them about it and I believe it's pick up only on the rack. I havent noticed a mpg loss, I've been doing a whole lot of working and not much playing lately
     
  20. Jan 24, 2018 at 10:28 AM
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    Lumber and other long items are easier to strap on a flat "utility" rack, because it is flat. Should be just as easy to strap smaller items on as anything other rack, why wouldn't it be? It has many tie down points.

    I like the flat rack as it is lower profile and makes daily driving less "windy".

    I use my rack to carry ladders and lumber on a regular basis.

    For ladders I use this (has a hook at the bottom):
    rhino_safeclamp_ladder_clamps1.jpg
     
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  21. Jan 29, 2018 at 1:48 PM
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    ToyTec Ultimate 3" Lift, Camburg UCAs, TRD wheels, Kumho AT51 Road Venture, Baja Roof Rack, Tint
    Here's my SR5 with a Baja rack installed.
     
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    FrontRunner full rack.

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  23. Jan 31, 2018 at 1:18 PM
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    Anyone know if Whitson Metal Works still does the slim rack for single orders? Or did Gobi totally kill him? I would recommend Whitson Metal Works, Demello may even be interested in a custom fab. These guys are grass-roots fabricators, and they make incredible products that will outlast the vehicle itself.
     
  24. Jan 31, 2018 at 1:34 PM
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    Whitson is done I believe...thank Gobi for that.
     
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    such a shame. That man had some serious talent.
     
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    We will be coming out with our M-Rack for the 5th gens very soon! No exact timeline set, but we've had it in and digitally scanned and are in development of the product now. So what's left is the creation of the first one, then final tweaks if needed, and then full production!

    It will look similar to this and will be available with a few different options for the light bar (or none at all).
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    Spent all my gun money. =(
    Any idea what the price point on this will be?
     
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    Just some stuff to make mall crawling easier.
  29. Feb 23, 2018 at 7:22 AM
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    We will be releasing a 3rd gen 4r rack and a 4th gen rack in the coming weeks. In development is the 5th gen rack and then a 2nd gen Tacoma rack. No pricing yet but soon! ;)
    • Low profile
    • Full width rack (extending past the rain channels for better side accessory application)
    • Full length rack (On some models)
    • 6061 aluminum side rails for added strength
    • Rails include: marker lights and strap down cutouts. Optional camping lights can be purchased
    • 1x2 extruded rails
    • ROKMEN signature billet machined adjustable mounting brackets
    • Black powder coat finish
    • Multiple accessories for strapping down or attaching items to the rack.
    Below is the 4th gen rack. :D vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv
     
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    Holy racks on racks on racks.
     

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