Best way to carry a surfboard with soft top?

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I’ve seen plenty of people use soft racks with the soft top - even with the soft top down.

Personally, I just fold my seats down and throw my boards in the back, but I assume that’s not an option for you?
 
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I’ve seen plenty of people use soft racks with the soft top - even with the soft top down.

Personally, I just fold my seats down and throw my boards in the back, but I assume that’s not an option for you?
Nope I have a car seat back there.
 

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That's cool Dan. My only concern is if, like in my locale, that gear extends more than 4' behind the rear (making it street illegal).

Another solution along a similar vein is the Darby Extend-A-Truck.

It's downside is that it requires both front and back hitches, in addition to the purchase of two Darby Extend-A-Trucks.

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https://www.etrailer.com/comparison.aspx?pc=RTL002&pc2=DTA944

https://darbyindustries.com/support/gallery/
 

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That's cool Dan. My only concern is if, like in my locale, that gear extends more than 4' behind the rear (making it street illegal).

Another solution along a similar vein is the Darby Extend-A-Truck.

It's downside is that it requires both front and back hitches, in addition to the purchase of two Darby Extend-A-Trucks.

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https://www.etrailer.com/comparison.aspx?pc=RTL002&pc2=DTA944

https://darbyindustries.com/support/gallery/
The OP was asking about a surfboard. it's unlikely a surfboard would surpase 4feet past the rear of the jeep. A SUP might, but that's a different problem.

Also the OP showed a JLU so the rack you listed wouldn't work anyway since I don't think even a canoe would span that distance.

Almost all states allow an excess of 4ft past rear if proper safety protocols and added.

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