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3rd gen roof rack ?s

Discussion in 'Stock 2002 - 2005 Explorers' started by Nickp_, June 26, 2016.

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    1. Nickp_

      Nickp_ Member

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      Anybody have a kayak transportation roof rack set up? I'd like to know what size and brand cross bars to look into. (3rd gen)
       
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      I just put mine on directly to the crossbars. I have not tried to put two boats on though.
       
    4. Nickp_

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      And they support alright? Do you use the j-bars?and how heavy are your kayaks? Thanks
       
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      Nick my boat is 40 pounds and I invert it directly onto the factory crossbars, I do not yet have the special kayak bars, sorry.
       
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      The Explorer cross bar system can support up to 100lbs.
       

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