Eezi-Awn Jeep Cherokee Sport K9 Roof Rack Kit
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The K9 Roof Rack System from Eezi-Awn is a revolutionary advancement in expedition-style racks; it is thinner, lighter, stronger, quieter, more functional, more aerodynamic, more durable, and more aesthetically complimentary to your vehicle than the competition. Made from matte black powder-coated, extruded aluminum with fully-welded joints (not bolts), the low-weight K9 offers an infinite number of gear organization configurations. At only 1-3/8" thick, the platform itself is very low-profile with aerodynamic edging that won't slow you down. With a modular system outside your vehicle to accommodate shovels, axes, jerry cans, and more, you save valuable space inside your vehicle.
Specific requirements vary between vehicles and are outlined in the included instructions, but we are always happy to personally assist. Click Here to Download Instructions.
Every system comes complete with platform, rails, feet or legs, and all the hardware components required for installation.
Thule & Yakima Compatible
The K9 Roof Rack is also the only overlanding rack on the market that is easily compatible with your existing Thule or Yakima sports bar mounts for bikes, kayaks, etc. With store-accessible 6mm hardware that attaches to the K9's perimeter, your hobbies won't become obsolete with your "old gear."
K9 Roof Rack Features
Fully Welded 1-3/8"H Low-Profile Platform
Light Weight All Aluminum Construction
All Components Are Anodized And Powder Coated Matte Black
5-1/8" Wide M8 T-Slot Slats, Running Front to Back
Semi-Elliptical Bottom Cross Braces To Reduce Wind Noise
M6 T-Slot Around Top Perimeter With Rounded Top Edge
5 Lengths and 3 Widths Of Platform Available
Multiple Mounting Configurations Including Gutterless/Gutter/OEM Rack Mounts
Full Compliment of K9 Roof Rack Accessories For Top/Bottom/Side Mount
Infinite Gear Organization Configurations
Includes All Installation Components & Hardware
Feet vs Legs
The K9 Roof Rack Kit comes with various components. The Mounting Rail is compatible with Gutter-Less Roofs, like those found on the Toyota 4Runner, Tacomas, or 100 / 200 Series Land Cruisers. K9 Roof Rack Feet are then attached to that Mounting Rail. When there is a vehicle with a Gutter, we use K9 Roof Rack Legs.
The K9 Roof Rack Feet come in 3 basic sizes: 40mm / 2.5", 65mm / 3.25", and 90mm / 4". Each of these feet do have a height adjustment range, measuring from the top of the mounting rail vertically to the top of the foot where the platform attaches. At first glance, the available sizes are in the middle of their ranges; this is because Eezi-Awn uses their middle measurement height as the identifier.
40mm (2.5") height range 55-65mm (2.25" - 2.5")
65mm (3.25") height range 75-90mm (3" - 3.5")
90mm (4") height range 95-115mm (3.75" - 4.5")
The K9 Roof Rack Legs are all measured from the bottom of the leg that sits in the gutter, vertically to the top of the leg where the platform attaches. Each size has 15mm, or a little over 0.5" of height range upward from the listed height.
150mm (6") height range 150-165mm (6" - 6.5")
170mm (6.75") height range 170-185mm (6.75" - 7.25")
190mm (7.5") height range 190-205mm (7.5" - 8")
210mm (8.25") height range 210-225mm (8.25" - 8.75")
230mm (9") height range 230-245mm (9" - 9.5")
250mm (9.75") height range 250-265mm (9.75" - 10.25")
300mm (11.75") height range 300-315mm (11.75" - 12.25")
"The K9 Roof Rack System is a welcome alternative to the cage-style racks that once defined the typical overland roof rack. It is sleek, understated, and complimentary to the aesthetics of vehicles new and old. It is most importantly, remarkably robust, an attribute we would naturally expect from the engineers at Eezi-Awn."
-- Christophe Noel, Executive Editor, Expedition Portal (Read The Full Review)