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Roofrack

Antony

G-Wagen Club SA
Joined
Nov 17, 2008
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Johannesburg
#3
Hi there. FrontRunner makes one that looks good and has plenty of bolt on accessories.

Hannibal in a Cape Town make a better rack in my experience but their marketing is worse A big difference though is their slats run front to back which dramatically reduces the wind noise

African Outback in Johannesburg do a similar rack to the Hannibal one. Enjoy choosing the one that works well for you.

Antony
 

Wanna Be

G-Wagen Club SA
Joined
Jan 21, 2011
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Location
Limpopo, LTT
#4
For me the range of attachment options avialable from Front Runner made it the most versatile rack.
Further they have quite a large "reseller" network, can even get their stuff in LTT at the same price that they will charge you at their shop
 

Brad D

New Member
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Jan 7, 2017
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Age
25
Location
Irene
#5
My personal favorite is the Eezi-Awn, K9 roof rack. This was the only one i could find that is extremely low but with just enough clearance space flex to load it.
I have one on my G and i'm happy with it. Just placed an order with Front Runner for the rear small ladder as Eezi-awn don't make a ladder for it. And i can still fit in all of the shopping malls for my girlfriend.
 

paulventer

Active Member
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Jul 9, 2010
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Johannesburg
#6
Wolsak

Not G specific, but for gutter mount roof racks I prefer roof racks that have their feet spaced so that they are above the A/B/C and D (if lwb) pillars as that is the strongest support area for the roof rack feet. Racks with their feet directly above windows run the risk of cracking the windows if heavily loaded.

A rack like the Hannibal with a continuous plate in the gutter is even better as it spreads the load across the entire gutter of the vehicle.

I don't know which of the racks mentioned in the posts above have their feet placed this way, but it shouldn't be hard to find out.