This innovative rack system is an easy bolt-on solution for Wranglers that requires no modifications to the body of your Jeep. The unique swing-away feature allows you to access your soft top with ease, and the hard top or freedom panels can even be removed without removing the rack system. And as an added bonus, the forward mounting bar acts as an integrated light bar, plus it accepts the Rugged Ridge drop down light bracket (PN RUG11232.22) to mount up to 4 lights. Optional clamps (PN RUG11703.10) available for the Roof Rack System allow you to mount industry standard cross bars and racks so you can carry your favorite bikes, kayaks, skis, boards, or whatever your inner Sherpa desires. All components are dual stage textured black powder coated steel and an e-coat rust preventative pre-applied. Backed by the industry leading Rugged Ridge 5-Year Limited Warranty, you can count on this rack to perform for years to come.
The rack emits a hight pitch whistle between 60-65mph and doesn't go away until about 80mph. Also the stabalizing bumpers WILL destroy your paint and damage body work. I had to fashion some custome stainless steel foot-pads to keep the damage from getting worse. This rack is good for soft top Jeeps or if you carry over 180lbs on the roof.
Will I be able to use my automatic hoist to remove my freedom top with this rack installed? Meaning, will the rack swing back completely to clear the top or only as far as it's pictured here (approx. 45 degree angle)?
Asked by Wes from Kentucky on
Hello Wes, You will be able to use your automatic hoist to remove the hardtop. The Rugged Ridge Sherpa Roof Rack System RUG11703.01 can be rotated 90*. Thank you.
Answered by from Kentucky on
Would this roof rack fit a 1997 Jeep wrangler TJ 2 door? Thanks
Asked by jzhinog from Anaheim, CA on
Jzhinog, the Rugged Ridge Sherpa Roof Rack System is made for a JK. They don't have one for a TJ unfortunately. Hope this helps!
Answered by Zach O. ext 4939 from Anaheim, CA on
Are all parts needed for installation included for a 2011 two-door Jeep Wrangler sport soft top?
Asked by Vin from Uniontown PA on
Vin, the Rugged Ridge Sherpa Roof Rack System includes all of the necessary hardware to install it. Hope this helps!
Answered by Zach O. ext 4939 from Uniontown PA on
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