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Roof rack load rating.
Off road load rating driving on dirt uneven or unsealed roads.
The low profile thule edge system offers a sleek integrated design while the thule evo system maximizes the loading area and comes with a variety of load bar options.
All photos by bryon dorr it s common sense but way too often overlooked.
When outfitting a proper off road overland vehicle be sure to keep the weight as low as.
Constantly aiming at staying one step ahead and working closely together with the car industry thule introduces a new generation of roof rack systems.
To avoid overloading your vehicle take the vehicle load rating and subtract the weight of the roof rack any accessories and your load.
On road load rating driving on sealed roads.
With customised products and the latest in carrier technology you can rely on rhino rack to transform your vehicle for work play or anything in between.
If your vehicle roof rating is 80kg your fitting kit s rating is 65kg and your roof racks rating is 100 kg your maximum load rating would be 65kg.
When a 4wd is designed and built the manufacturer gives it a maximum roof loading rating.
How not to load your roof rack.
If you were to leave sealed roads the maximum load would come down to 32 5 kg 65 kg 50 32 5 kg for clamp mounts and 45 5 kg 65 kg 30 45 5 kg for fixed point track and other mounts.
Thule edge and thule evo.
Cargo rating amount of luggage or gear you can put on your racks and roof rack accessories.
The load ratings applied to products by roof rack manufacturers and the car manufacturing are for when you are driving the vehicle on sealed roads i e.
They are dynamic load ratings.
In fact just the opposite.
This is the maximum amount of weight you can apply to the roof of your 4wd and includes both the roof rack itself and anything on the roof rack.
Same is true of any cross bars you ve installed to help fit.
If you re heading onto dirt roads a 33 reduction is applied to the vehicles roof rack s load rating.