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Unread 08-02-2007, 10:39 PM   #1
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Roof Rack - Gutter mount or Rack mount??

Gentlemen,
Iím wanting to buy a roof rack for a 92 Cherokee, something big enough for the spare tire and camping gear. Does anyone have an opinion regarding using gutter mounts or rack mounts? Is one better then the other????

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Unread 08-02-2007, 10:43 PM   #2
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Gutter mount is stronger.
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Unread 08-02-2007, 11:51 PM   #3
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Gentlemen,
Iím wanting to buy a roof rack for a 92 Cherokee, something big enough for the spare tire and camping gear. Does anyone have an opinion regarding using gutter mounts or rack mounts? Is one better then the other????
I run Thule gutter mounts. They are very strong and you can run 2 or more sets if you need to. You can find them on ebay very cheap.
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Unread 08-03-2007, 07:25 AM   #4
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Or try:

http://www.prolineracks.com/proline-...ter-racks.html

Square bars and they accept all Thule, Yakima, etc. products. The only thing I don't like about mine is that they don't have a lock for the knobs. I am sure Thule knobs would work, but haven't found any yet to try them out.

I know it's not the best picture to show the rack, but here is what it looks like.



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Unread 08-03-2007, 07:28 AM   #5
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Found a better picture.



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Unread 08-03-2007, 09:04 AM   #6
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& ladies lol

gutter mount is def better the other XJ has taken a serious beating by trees and other random trail objects have whacked into the roof rack and its been fine.
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Unread 08-03-2007, 09:20 AM   #7
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Gutter mounts.
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