This Slimline II rack kit contains the Slimline II tray (1165mm x 1358mm), (2) Front Runner custom vehicle specific Foot Rails with table openings and a Wind Deflector.
The Foot Rails are designed and styled by taking the lines of the Suzuki Jimny into consideration and securely mount the Slimline II rack to the vehicle.
The Foot Rails are easily installed by fitting to the factory fitted roof rail mounting points of the vehicle.
These Foot Rails allow for mounting of under rack storage slides as well as a Front Runner table (either 1 x 550mm wide or 1 x 750mm wide) to be fitted from the sides or the rear of the rack.
The rack and Foot Rails are easily installed.
THE SLIMLINE II IS STRONG. Unlike most roof racks, the Slimline II was designed and built specifically for off-road use. Manufactured with high density aluminum, the Front Runner Slimline II can withstand the stress of any adventure.
The load support slats fit into a double walled aluminum extrusion channel on the side profiles and are secured via locking nuts. This patented design
creates a joint support that is stronger than usual for a roof rack. The Slimline II’s L-shaped rear and front slat design increases the strength
of the entire rack, making the Slimline II the lightest and the strongest roof rack available. (*the rack must always be loaded in accordance with the vehicle’s load rating specifications).
THE SLIMLINE II IS LIGHTWEIGHT.
Aluminum is on average 30% lighter than steel. The new Front Runner all aluminum Slimline II patented design offers the best strength to weight ratio of any roof rack. The all aluminum Front Runner Slimline II can withstand greater stresses than the best all-steel roof
rack at 1/3rd less the weight. The extra strength and lightness of the Slimline II allows heavier loads to be carried on the roof of the vehicle more safely compared to comparable all-steel roof racks. Using the lighter Slimline II Roof Rack instead of a comparable all-steel rack can lessen your vehicle’s environmental impact, decrease vehicle wear, and improve gas mileage.
THE SLIMLINE II IS MODULAR. The Slimline II offers complete roof rack
design flexibility. No other roof rack available today can be assembled by the customer to meet their specific needs. More slats can be added to create a solid platform option for sleeping
and/or sitting and enjoying sundowners. Slats can also be removed to create
unobstructed access through a T-top or sunroof.
A full size rack can be quickly converted to a shorter rack with the purchase of a pair of shorter side rails. Or a smaller rack can be made
longer with the purchase of longer side rails and additional slats.
Expedition style rails can even be effortlessly added to create the classic
roof rack basket shape. If any individual component of the roof rack becomes accidentally damaged, the part can be swapped out without having to replace the entire tray.
THE SLIMLINE II IS LOW PROFILE. Because of the unique T-slot mounting system, “basket style” side rails are not necessary. This flat deck design is unobtrusive and compliments the lines of today’s automobiles. Because there are no side rails, it’s easier and quicker to remove stored gear and it’s also possible to mount a roof top tent.
For city use, the lower profile affords easier access to underground car parks and garages. By minimizing the profile, there is less drag and noise than the typical roof rack - thereby increasing fuel efficiency and increasing performance.
To further reduce wind noise, all Front Runner Slimline II roof racks come with Wind Deflectors included.
THE SLIMLINE II IS DURABLE. A roof rack should last as long as your vehicle. Most roof racks available today will rust, chip, and/or crack after being exposed to the elements. The Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack will take the abuse of the sun, the rain, the gear, as well as whatever condition road you drive on. The Slimline II tray is manufactured in South Africa entirely with corrosion
free aluminum while the mounting solutions are either all aluminum or
stainless steel -- ensuring a lifetime of dependability. As an extra layer of protection, all Front Runner Slimline II roof racks and mounting solutions are powder coated satin black with one of the industry’s most durable and lasting finishes - Akzonobel’s Interpon 600 (CPO 6034). This weather resistant powder coating is formulated for exterior uses and far exceeds industry standards, with the finish showing no visible damage at 500 hours of continuous salt spray.
THE SLIMLINE II IS VERSATILE. The Slimline II offers easy on and off mounting for any type of adventure gear. No more untying, unstrapping, un-netting the entire contents of your roof rack to remove one item. The t-slot slats and slotted side rails offer complete mounting flexibility. Loads are
independently secured anywhere on the top, sides, or bottom of the rack using Front Runner’s unique bolt on system. The Slimline II offers limitless possibilities for the end user to customize the arrangement of over 25 Front Runner roof rack accessories. Front Runner offers roof top solutions for securing water, fuel, tents, bikes, braai/BBQ grates, skis, fishing rods, surfboards, axes, recovery jacks, spades/shovel, bottle openers, clothes, canoes/kayaks, lights, tables, gas/propane bottles, rescue tracks, spare tyres/tires, suitcases, chairs, potjie pots/cast iron pots and snowboards. And if you can’t find a Front Runner accessory for your particular brand of
adventure -- secure whatever you like via bolts and the t-slots or try the
Front Runner Tie Down Rings with the Front Runner Stratchit. The
possibilities are endless.
*Expedition Rails not included.
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