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Unread 07-05-2012, 07:22 AM   #1
MattBillyTayloe
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Xj roof rack gutter mounts?

Does anyone make/sell them?

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Unread 07-05-2012, 07:24 AM   #2
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JCR Offroad does, I've been looking at getting some
http://www.jcroffroad.com/mm5/mercha...t_Code=RCKMNTS
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Unread 07-05-2012, 07:27 AM   #3
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Saw them, but I don't really understand how they attach to the rack without welding
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Unread 07-05-2012, 07:39 AM   #4
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Yeah your rack will have to fit on them almost perfectly to weld.
http://www.4wd.com/Jeep-Exterior-Par...&t_pn=ORUDS5-6
^^Found these, not gutter mounts but better then the factory mounts.
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Unread 07-05-2012, 09:27 AM   #5
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JCR Offroad does, I've been looking at getting some
http://www.jcroffroad.com/mm5/mercha...t_Code=RCKMNTS
I wouldn't try to weld my aluminum rack sooo...
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Unread 07-05-2012, 09:28 AM   #6
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Sounds like you don't want to have to weld them on, so I would recommend looking for some load bars that mount to the gutters (I know yakima makes some and probably some others as well). Then you can bolt your rack to the load bars.
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Unread 07-05-2012, 09:34 AM   #7
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http://www.4wd.com/Jeep-Exterior-Par...&t_pn=KAR50621
This looks promising
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Unread 07-12-2012, 04:47 PM   #8
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I wouldn't try to weld my aluminum rack sooo...
Run steel bars for your mounting system and bolt your aluminum rack to them, that way you can use the cheap steel ones available.

I used the hold down clamps for a popup tent camper lid for mine. Cheap and functional.
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Unread 07-16-2012, 02:48 PM   #9
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Heres my old XJ, I used the Yakima bars with gutter mounts.

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Unread 03-05-2014, 05:17 PM   #10
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How much weight can the gutters hold if I put 4 on. I wanna put a roof top tent on my xj
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