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Unread 01-17-2014, 06:52 AM   #61
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Seems like you guys paid a lot .

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Unread 01-17-2014, 06:57 AM   #62
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Seems like you guys paid a lot .
Buy it, install it, evaluate it, then come back and tell everyone they are paying too much.
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Unread 01-17-2014, 07:01 AM   #63
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Did, and it's the same thing as oem. I'm not one to drop 53k on a vehicle and put crap on it.
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Unread 01-17-2014, 08:14 AM   #64
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Did, and it's the same thing as oem. I'm not one to drop 53k on a vehicle and put crap on it.
If you had included that information in your post I would not have questioned your statement. Thanks for the tip.
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Unread 01-17-2014, 10:23 AM   #65
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Thanks for the pics cjb. Looks like Jeep changed the design of the rail on the '14 model. Mine is definitely different.
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Unread 01-20-2014, 11:22 AM   #66
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Any noise with the Rhino set? They are aero, but I noticed you can also buy the Wind Fairing?
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Unread 01-20-2014, 01:33 PM   #67
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Just picked up a '12 GCL for the wife and was wondering about the crossrails. Can Jeep really have been this stupid? They came so far with the styling and now we have to have HBO antennas mounted to the roof that are just plain fugly and to make matters worse wont support anything over 20 lbs? And this has been the same since '11? So for 3 or 4 years they haven't figured out its a problem?
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Unread 01-23-2014, 05:33 AM   #68
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No noticable noise on the Rhinos at 70 mph
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Unread 02-04-2014, 08:47 PM   #69
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There is definitely some noise with my Thule square bars. Surprisingly there is a lot less noose when I throw on the Thule Sonic XL box. Overall the Thule 460 foot pack and 4019 fit kit have performed without any issues. Installing them to fit right took a bit of work.
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Unread 02-28-2014, 06:04 PM   #70
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I picked up a set of the Rhinos. I like the the sturdy mounting bracket and that they're only about half the price of the Thule and Whispars.

I went with the Aero/RSPs because I don't like, or need, the wing-past-the-bracket look. I tend to carry long skinny things, like ladders and 2x4s, so the extra width isn't required.

Installation was quick, easy and painless. I think they look pretty good but the exposed brackets do bug me slightly. I'm sure that'll pass. I'll give a test drive to tomorrow and report back on the wind noise… hopefully the lack of wind noise.




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Unread 03-03-2014, 01:08 PM   #71
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I picked up a set of the Rhinos. I like the the sturdy mounting bracket and that they're only about half the price of the Thule and Whispars.

I went with the Aero/RSPs because I don't like, or need, the wing-past-the-bracket look. I tend to carry long skinny things, like ladders and 2x4s, so the extra width isn't required.

Installation was quick, easy and painless. I think they look pretty good but the exposed brackets do bug me slightly. I'm sure that'll pass. I'll give a test drive to tomorrow and report back on the wind noise… hopefully the lack of wind noise.

Looking at these also. who did you buy them through?
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Unread 03-03-2014, 05:01 PM   #72
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I couldn't find this style at any of the regular internet sites so I ended up getting them directly from Rhinorack.com

http://www.rhinorack.com/Vehicle_JEE...5265_4798.aspx

Sound-wise I didn't notice any wind-noise at highway speeds.

I like that these bars are very easy to remove. Once the mounting brackets are bolted to the roof the bars themselves are only attached with two screws. Took me about 5 minutes to remove them yesterday in anticipation of a major snow storm. Unfortunately, since they're only held on with two screws (tamper-proof torx) they'd be easy to steal. Ah well.

The exposed bracket still bugs me. It's hard to see in the pictures. I'll try to take a better pic tomorrow. I feel like there should be a plastic or rubber sleeve to make things look more seamless.
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Unread 03-05-2014, 06:29 AM   #73
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I couldn't find this style at any of the regular internet sites so I ended up getting them directly from Rhinorack.com

http://www.rhinorack.com/Vehicle_JEE...5265_4798.aspx

Sound-wise I didn't notice any wind-noise at highway speeds.

I like that these bars are very easy to remove. Once the mounting brackets are bolted to the roof the bars themselves are only attached with two screws. Took me about 5 minutes to remove them yesterday in anticipation of a major snow storm. Unfortunately, since they're only held on with two screws (tamper-proof torx) they'd be easy to steal. Ah well.

The exposed bracket still bugs me. It's hard to see in the pictures. I'll try to take a better pic tomorrow. I feel like there should be a plastic or rubber sleeve to make things look more seamless.
Do you think they're strong enough to support a basket?
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Unread 03-05-2014, 09:51 AM   #74
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Do you think they're strong enough to support a basket?
Tough ? for him to answer w/o knowing how much weight you're talking about.
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Unread 03-05-2014, 10:31 AM   #75
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Do you think they're strong enough to support a basket?
I would assume so. They're rated for a 150lb load.

In addition, the Rhino website has a list of compatible accessories that includes baskets:

http://www.rhinorack.com/Vehicle_JEE...5265_4798.aspx
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