How far apart should Kayak J hooks be?

Should kayak be transported upside down?

Rotomolded kayaks can be transported on their edge or upside down (hull up) safely using kayak stackers. However, composite kayaks should always be transported on their bottom using cradles to prevent deformation.

How wide should roof rack be?

As long as the crossbars you use aren’t wider than the widest part of the vehicle (usually the mirrors), which could be a safety problem or even illegal in some areas, you could certainly use longer crossbars than the 58 inch crossbars. … You could also use the 78 inch bar like # Y00411 and cut it down to 71 inches.

Where should Thule roof bars be placed?

They recommend the leading edge of the front bar to be positioned 430mm from the top edge of the front windscreen. The rear bar is 700mm behind the front bar (measured centre to centre).

How far apart ski rack?

How far apart do the racks need to be spaced? We recommend 8”-12” from center of rack to the next. The mounted wood back’s racks are mounted around 9-1/4” from center to center, and so far we have heard only good things about this distance.

Do roof racks damage your car?

Will roof racks scratch my car? When properly installed to a clean roof, a rack will not scratch or cause any damage to your vehicle. We recommend that you remove your roof rack periodically to clean any road grime build up.

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