Toyota 4Runner: Rhino Rack Weight Limits

Below is a table of Rhino Rack weight limits for Toyota 4Runner: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. The primary use of this data is for carrying rooftop tents. I’ve included data on road dynamic weight limit, off road dynamic weight limit, static weight limit and rack weight. This … Read more

How to Fit a Rooftop Tent

In order to fit a rooftop tent to your car, you’ll need a rooftop rack. How do you find the best rooktop rack for your car? Two ways: Check out what are other people are using. Use a “Fit My Car” guide from one or more of the major rack companies. I’m going to walk … Read more

Rhino Rack Weight Limits for Various Vehicles

Note: The weights include the rack weight. You will need to subtract the rack weight in order to figure out how much weight you can add. Source: 2019 Rhino Rack Catalogue How to use the table On road carrying allowance = [on road dynamic weight limit] – [rack weight] Off road carrying allowance = [off … Read more

Jeep Wrangler [2007 – 2018]: Rhino Rack Weight Limits

Below is a table of Rhino Rack weight limits for Jeep Wrangler (4-door): 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The primary use of this data is for carrying rooftop tents. I’ve included data on road dynamic weight limit, off road dynamic weight limit, static weight limit and rack … Read more

Jeep Wrangler [2018 – 2020]: Rhino Rack Weight Limits

Jeep Wrangler (4-Door) Years: 2018, 2019, 2020 The primary focus on this page is Rhino Rack weight limits for use in carrying rooftop tents. I’m looking at these weight limits: On road dynamic weight limit, off road dynamic weight limit and static weight limit. Those numbers includes the rack weight. I’ve spent a lot of  … Read more

Rooftop Tent for Jeep – On a Budget

The best budget rooftop tent is the Smittybilt Overlander. The best budget rooftop factory rails come from the junkyard. You have flexibility with crossbars but one cheaper option is the Malone AirFlow2 crossbar. The overwhelming response for best budget rooftop tent seems to be the Smittybilt Overlander. It’s a 4-season rooftop tent that sleeps up … Read more

Are Rooftop Rack Companies Lying to You?

Let’s take a look at what Yakima is saying about racks for use with its own SkyRise tents which have a maximum weight (dynamic load) of 115lbs. “DO NOT use SkyRise with factory crossbars; they are too flexible.” “Vehicle AND roof rack system must have a minimum of 165 LB load carrying capacity.” – Source. … Read more

Using [Factory] Crossbars for Roof Top Tents

How can we estimate the capacity of our factory crossbars and then test it before wrecking our vehicle? Will factory crossbars work for a rooftop tent? It seems like a lot of people say factory crossbars are crap. But is that really true? Could the real problem be that manufacturers just don’t want to deal … Read more