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Roof Top Tent - RTT - Autohome - Columbus

Post#1 » Sun Jul 02, 2017 7:47 am

Did this in 2003(?) right after we got the truck and just came across the pics. Might be helpful to some.
Rack was simple, homemade, and was designed to be as low to the roof as possible.
Rack towers ( Quik-N-Easy ) : https://www.nrs.com/category/2967/kayak ... easy-racks
Aluminum tube : 1.5" x .75" x 0.125"
Columbus Small Autohome RTT
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Re: Roof Top Tent - RTT - Autohome - Columbus

Post#2 » Fri May 03, 2019 1:05 pm

Nice looking rack. Any idea how much weight you can hold up there?
http://gwagen.net/280ge/

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Re: Roof Top Tent - RTT - Autohome - Columbus

Post#3 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:00 pm

Seems there is very little love for the convertible G's when it comes to RTT installs. I had to make my own roof rack. Took it to the treffen in Vegas to see how the rack did on the highway (noise, vibrations...). Wife did not notice any change in the G's performance and noise level, which was a good thing. Mounted my RTT to the rack when we got back and took it for a little off roading trip to see how the rack and tent work together. Everything went very well. I thought maybe some of the other convertible G owners might be interested to know they can mount an RTT on their vehicle. Excited to use my G now for more overland type trips.
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