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Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by CO Native, May 16, 2019.

  1. May 16, 2019 at 3:07 PM
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    CO Native

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    I've scrolled through a bunch of posts but haven't found what I'm looking for. I got my 5th gen. about two months ago. I love it. I'm trying to figure out crossbars for the rails on my roof. I've been thinking about Yakima. They've got some that run between the roof rails but also have the bars that extend beyond the sides of the roof rails. I have a rod vault that I need to mount and I've been thinking about the Skinny Warrior basket. Will I need to get the bars that extend beyond the rails to mount both of these? Your thoughts please.
     
  2. May 16, 2019 at 4:03 PM
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    Contact Yakima and see what they say. I’m thinking they used to have an online build your kit thing. May try that as well
     
  3. May 16, 2019 at 10:54 PM
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    I really like the LFD crossbars but I've heard they have some resonance at highway speed. I'd get them in a minute if anyone can confirm that this has been resolved?
     
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  4. May 17, 2019 at 4:07 AM
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  5. May 29, 2019 at 2:05 PM
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    yardsale

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    Thule Areobars with the 450r mounts. Can’t even tell they are up there, no noticeable wind noise.

    I am sure Yakima makes some kind of aerobar as well. Don’t get square bars whatever you do.
     
  7. May 29, 2019 at 6:32 PM
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    I went with ARTEC INDUSTRIES 5G Venture Cross Rails (https://www.artecindustries.com/4R_roof_rack) for every day use, I use Yakima crossbars for my RTT, there are a few others out there a little cheaper but I really liked the way these are built and IMO great customer service....
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  8. May 30, 2019 at 8:03 AM
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    2nd the Thule aero. Never hear mine and keep them installed all the time. As a bonus, the type i have can be removed and used on any vehicle with rails (no feet, so not specific) so I've loaned them out. I'd use them on our Odyssey as well if it had rails...

    Back to OP, you'll need to measure what you want to install, but surely you don't need overhanging bars to mount a skinny basket and a rod vault.
     

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