Roof Racks / Rails recommendations for SUP and Kayaks?

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Total Noob here but excited for my new JLU. Looking for some thoughts on roof racks/rails. This will be my dd and want something minimal mainly for SUP and Kayaks. Coming from a luxury suv which carried these on factory cross bars. Any thoughts would be great.





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Do you know the maximum weight of all items you’re going to carry? That’s going to determine which solutions you consider.
 
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Do you know the maximum weight of all items you’re going to carry? That’s going to determine which solutions you consider.
Under 75 lbs. basically 2 surf boards tied down
 

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I'm running the Mopar load bars. pretty sure they're still made by Thule. They work and fit well, however they do whistle some (little less so with the ski box installed). A single 4mm allen bolt at each corner allows pretty quick removal when you don't want or need them. Yakima SKS & Thule lock cores both fit.
 

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Old fashioned Thule square bars and rain gutter towers work great for kayaks, SUP, ski boxes, etc. You may even be able to pick up the whole setup at a local store or even Craigslist. It’s pretty old tech with the rain gutters, 1980s setups would work just as well as 2021.
 

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