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FRONT RUNNER SLIMLINE ROOF RACK's? PICs?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by skygear, Apr 24, 2012.

  1. Nov 1, 2017 at 6:42 PM
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    Bruce988jl

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    Anyone know if just the base rack assembly without an actual platform - just the load bars would support a rtt? I'm guessing it should...
     
  2. Nov 1, 2017 at 9:02 PM
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    I haven't seen it, but I would send an email/phonecall to Frontrunner and ask them.. I don't see why it wouldn't either. There's holes that you could attach the RTT too if you're creative. Measurements of the rack base width and the RTT you're using would be the critical point to determine that for sure...
     
  3. Nov 22, 2017 at 5:10 PM
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    Anyone running the bed rack?

    Pros cons?

    I hear some bad things about running the slimline in the bed; stress cracks in the bedside sheet metal. Wanting to research a little before pulling the trigger.

    I like the versatility, not much of a fan of the price (little high IMHO especially once you add some of the add-ons) but im still considering due to versaility. But dont want the bed sides on my truck damaged/cracked either.

    Thanks
     
  4. Nov 22, 2017 at 7:12 PM
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    Not running a bed rack, but interesting that you've heard of the racks causing bed side cracking. I've never heard anyone mention it before..
     
  5. Nov 22, 2017 at 7:39 PM
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    Pic attached from a FB review. I thought a LONG time ago I read a couple people utilizing the bed rails for cross bars and such running into besides cracking, very few.

    And yes I realize this is a "roof" rack thread but being it was FR specific thought posting here might be the right spot.

    *and yes I realize the stress cracks is behind the bed rail, but I can see how the stress crack would be in a slightly different spot away from the mount.

    Screenshot_2017-11-21-10-11-15.jpg
     
  6. Nov 23, 2017 at 7:01 AM
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    You can probably get some of those bed stiffener brackets to mitigate that.

    Seems like at least 4 different vendors make them now.
     
  7. Dec 10, 2017 at 6:41 AM
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    I’m debating on purchasing both the front and rear roof rack for my truck, but have a concern with the height. Does anyone know what the additional height is of the rack compared to an OEM one? I have an OEM currently installed and just worry the new rack is taller and will not be able to fit in my garage. Any help is appreciated, even if someone can give me the height of the rack from the roofline? Thanks!
     
  8. Dec 17, 2017 at 7:14 PM
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    I'd give you the measurements, but I'm not around my truck till 28 December. Someone here should chime in though..
     
  9. Dec 17, 2017 at 7:17 PM
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    I contacted Front Runner and spoke to Customer Service. They told me it’s about 5” tall, so I should be good. Thanks for the response and trying to help out!
     
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    Love this, mate. Would you mind telling me which lightbar (and what size) you have? Thanks.
     
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  12. Mar 15, 2019 at 9:34 AM
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    I'm looking at installing a Front runner rack on my Leer shell. It already has the tracks for Thule roof rack.

    Does anyone know if the FR rack will mount to those tracks?
    Thanks.
     
  13. Mar 15, 2019 at 9:38 AM
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    Yes it will with the feet when purchasing the canopy rack
     
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    Thank you.
     
  15. Mar 18, 2019 at 9:10 AM
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    Those with the FR rack. What are the dimensions of the actual slat? Not length (this varies based on the model), but width and height? FR only has the shipping dimensions on the website which appear to be slightly larger than the actual slat. Trying to check compatibility with a thule cargo box.
     

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