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by AC137
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:43 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Roof Rack/Platform's
Replies: 18
Views: 1837

Re: Roof Rack/Platform's

by AC137
Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:25 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: G’day from Adelaide
Replies: 1
Views: 519

G’day from Adelaide

Just would like to say a hello to all! I’ve been a member for a little while now, however was never a Ranger owner :shock: :o Up until now I’ve been a member of NewTriton.net and owned a ML Triton and most recently a MQ Triton which I had planned to set up as my weekend tourer. With a new job, the o...
by AC137
Tue Feb 09, 2021 10:20 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Roof Rack/Platform's
Replies: 18
Views: 1837

Re: Roof Rack/Platform's

By the sounds of things im better off going the platform on the canopy then and roof racks on the cabin! At least that's bolted through the roof and onto the internal supports... I guess the roof racks on the cab will have much less weight on them so shouldn't be as much stress on the rivets holdin...
by AC137
Tue Feb 09, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Roof Rack/Platform's
Replies: 18
Views: 1837

Re: Roof Rack/Platform's

Ive done a few calculation last night on the weight and its surprising to see how much it all adds up to, with everything listed it would probable be over the 100kg mark which would then be spread over the vehicle roof and canopy roof. Hence this is why my initial thoughts were to have this weight c...
by AC137
Mon Feb 08, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Roof Rack/Platform's
Replies: 18
Views: 1837

Re: Roof Rack/Platform's

By the sounds of things im better off going the platform on the canopy then and roof racks on the cabin! At least that's bolted through the roof and onto the internal supports... I guess the roof racks on the cab will have much less weight on them so shouldn't be as much stress on the rivets holding...
by AC137
Sun Feb 07, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Roof Rack/Platform's
Replies: 18
Views: 1837

Re: Roof Rack/Platform's

Thanks for the info. Ive never been a fan of roof top tents and seeing that video has reiterated the importance of load limits! Id mainly be using it for bulky items that would just take up too much space in the canopy. I've made a bit of a list below as to what would be on the rack when traveling. ...
by AC137
Sun Feb 07, 2021 1:16 pm
Forum: General Other Chit Chat
Topic: Roof Rack/Platform's
Replies: 18
Views: 1837

Roof Rack/Platform's

Hello all, My new XLT is on order and due to arrive in March therefore I've booked it in with the local ARB dealer to have some bar work fitted up and an Ascent canopy, whilst it is there I'm also wanting to have fitted a Rhino Rack platform and a set of Vortex bars. My initial thoughts were to have...