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Old 07-21-2010, 09:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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baja rack owners plz read and answer :)

Hey folks here is the story, just came back from a camping trip and had a Kayak and Canoe up on my roof rack, long story short two of the stock cross bars broke at the claw and looking to replace the rack with a Baja rack.

Here is my question, i have leveled my rig with front leveling springs, and am concerned about the height of the truck + Baja rack i think i read somewhere that the height with a stock rack on a leveled 4x2 is around 6'4", how much higher is the Baja rack on a leveled 4x2?

my concern is brought on be the possibility of being put in an underground parking garage in my condo when i take possession in a few months, and they of course haven't posted the max height for said garage

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Old 07-21-2010, 01:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Re: baja rack owners plz read and answer :)

at sierra expeditons website they have the dimensions of the rack.
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Re: baja rack owners plz read and answer :)

The BajaRack will add an inch to the height. That's all there is to it!


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Re: baja rack owners plz read and answer :)

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The BajaRack will add an inch to the height. That's all there is to it!


Awesome thx
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Re: baja rack owners plz read and answer :)

If your going to be living there in a few months go over there with a tape measure and measure it for yourself if no one will do it for you.
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The BajaRack will add an inch to the height. That's all there is to it!
X2.

Plus it's the best rack for the money out there, IMO.


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The Money SHOT right there !... It shows the Rack level
with the window lines and such, just what I want for the
rack up top !... ...

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Re: baja rack owners plz read and answer :)

It may be easier to measure with a 2 piece pole and C-clamp, find the lowest spot by connecting the 2 poles together with the cclamp. It can be adjusted as lower spots are found along your path and measured. Is this clear? I think this is called a "story pole" by builders/surveyors.
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Re: baja rack owners plz read and answer :)

If your garage is standard 7', then you should be good.

They are great racks..

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Re: baja rack owners plz read and answer :)

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If your garage is standard 7', then you should be good.
My car garage is 7' and I can just squeeze in but I have to remove my hi-lift from the rack.
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Re: baja rack owners plz read and answer :)

The brand new Baja Utility Rack for FJ's (p/n BR-TYFJ-UT-S-1-0) is super low-profile. It has no sides and even the wind deflector goes from the rack down to the windshield area.

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