I had to get the 3 vs the 2 because of the cross bar height on the hi liner was 82 off the ground.
How to mount roof top tent on truck.
I bought the lightest 4 season roof top tent i could find which was the yakima skyrise hd 3 115 lb.
It has a static load capacity of 500 lbs.
The mesh of the windows is perfect.
The tracrac sr bed rack will have no problem whatsoever carrying a roof top tent on top of it.
This includes roof baskets.
The zippers are all intact.
Many stock racks work fine but generally aftermarket roof racks are sturdier easier to mount to and provide versatility for attaching your tepui awnings and other gear to your vehicle.
Setup of this tent is about as easy as it gets.
We have found this is the best rooftop tent for our ram 1500.
Just remove the pvc driving cover pull the deployment strings to erect the tent attach two hooks to your vehicle and bingo your comfortable two person sleeping quarters awaits.
Most roof rack tents have a rating of 400 600 lbs.
Thanks to a1250 lbs static weight capacity or load rating which means it can hold 1250 pounds of weight when the vehicle is not in motion this truck rack will be able to hold any rooftop tent from hardshells to softshells.
So to help you mount a roof top tent and answer several questions related to tent mounting i ve compiled an faq of sorts.
This rooftop tent from raptor series is simple yet sturdy and effective and costs well under 1000 making it a budget minded camper s dream.
It covers everything proper roof rack size weight and distribution and of course how to mount a roof top tent.
We just needed to know how to install a roof top tent on a truck bed because the tepui roof top tent is awesome.
For instance yakima s outpost hd truck bed rack works with its skyrise rooftop tent.
There is also the static weight capacity which is the weight of the tent plus occupants.
I hope you find this information helpful in getting you one step closer to camping.
This makes camping at trailheads established or dispersed sites and.
Just attach a tent to your vehicle s roof rack and you can deploy it almost instantly by unfolding and extending its ladder.
Roof top tents can weigh anywhere from 100 lbs to 220 lbs depending on the application.