Tools for Rooftop Tent Installation

Tools you will need to install a Tepui rooftop tent Tepui Roof Top Tents | Installation Video – YouTube Tools needed for Tepui tents: 1. 13mm ratchet wrench. Included. 2. 10mm ratchet wrench. Included. 3. Box cutter. For opening the box. 4. Hacksaw. Just in case for the rails. Probably not needed. Tepui Rooftop Tent … Read more

Best Rooftop Tent for a Tacoma

Installing a rack and Smittybilt Overlander rooftop tent on a 2018 Toyota Tacoma: Installing a ROOFTOP TENT on my New Tacoma! – YouTube Here is the rack: 2005+ Toyota Tacoma Complete Bed Rack Setup | eBay. It turns out that the Smittybilt Overlander rooftop tent is a very popular tent. It’s weight is only 117lbs … Read more

Best Roof Top Tent for Jeep Grand Cherokee

Due to the maximum rooftop cargo weight limitations of the Jeep Grand Cherokee (limit is 150lbs), these four rooftop tents would be ideal: Yakima SkyRise 2/3, Tepui Kukenam 3, Smittybilt Overlander and Tepui Ayer 2. The table below provides stats on these tents: Out of all the tents I like the Yakima SkyRise 3 and … Read more

Rooftop Tent Leveling

Rooftop tent leveling is the equivalent of camper leveling. You would like your vehicle to be mostly level to avoid the tendency to roll to one side during sleep. Just two simple tools will do the trick: leveling blocks and a simple, small bubble level. Rooftop tent leveling blocks The first one is a camper … Read more

Best Rooftop Tent for Subaru Forester

Before we can look for the best rooftop tents for the Subara Forester, we must know the cargo limits of the rack. For the 2019 version, the maximum cargo dynamic load limit is 176lbs. That only applies to vehicles in motion. The static load limit is 700lbs, or 4x[dynamic load limit.] which applies while parked. … Read more

Materials List

A list of materials to many pages on this blog. List 1: The Ramp Bicycle hooks (100lb capacity each; use 4): Impresa Products 4-Pack Bike Hook/Hanger – Heavy-Duty, Fits All Bike Types, Wide Opening, Easy On/Off – Perfect Hooks/Hangers for Garage Ceiling and Wall Bicycle Storage and Hanging: Home & Kitchen Winch: WARN … Read more

Best Budget Rooftop Tent

Smittybilt Overlander Rooftop Tent The best budget roof top tent is the Smittybilt Overlander. It’s very popular at Amazon.Com. It compares favorably to other tents which are much more expensive. Some of the stats at Amazon.Com: Rating: 4.6 stars out of 5, over 200 reviews., 4-season, sleeps 2 to 3, base footprint 56 x 95in … Read more

How to Remove a Rooftop Tent by Yourself

Wouldn’t it be nice to have an easy method to remove your rooftop tent after every camping trip? Then lift it up solo onto the rack and mount it? Take a look at this video which shows the ultimate rooftop tent tip/trick: How To: Remove CVT roof top tent off 4runner by yourself – YouTube … Read more