4X4Runner, Nov 27, 2018 #2. ARB Flat Roof Rack. Clint, thank you for sharing. Search Forums; Recent Posts; Newest Posts; Buy / Sell / Trade. 3rd Gen 4Runner 1996-2002; 4th Gen 4Runner 2003-2009; 5th Gen 4Runner 2010+ Baja Rack Accessories; Cali Raised; Expedition One; Front Runner; Go Rhino; N-Fab ; Perrycraft; PrInSu Design. 00. Aftermarket roof racks do. Is there an easy to add basket option for this rack. Some smaller crossbar and basket-style systems are limited in storage capability, and more often than not these products are not designed specifically for a 4Runner. Congratulations on your install! Most of these basket style systems are universal and ultimately, a less tailored product for the 4Runner. to attach to the factory roof rack hole locations. Since I was unable to find photos of this particular rack (and only 2 pix of their Alloy Flat Rack) online, I figured these might help anyone contemplating this roof rack: Updated to add pix of the ARB Steel Flat Rack on my 2014 Trail. Home. Ty, there a lot of different ways to mount the items you discussed. Not that the factory roof rack looks bad, it is just generic and nothing special. Nice rack. This video show how to remove the original Toyota roof rack and install an ARB Steel Touring Style Roof Rack Basket on a 2004 Toyota 4Runner. I see that a universal fit wind deflector for all ARB racks is available now. Make sure to loosen the bolts concurrently, meaning do not fully remove one. The “mesh” top has been awesome for me because I have so many points to tie down my gear. Although this reason was closer to the bottom of my priorities when researching a rack, it was something that I kept in mind. Great article. Low profile. However, talking with ARB USA I learned they won't be offering the Base Rack for the 4Runner in any size except the 61" option. ARB Flat Alloy 70” x 44” Mesh Roof Rack: 4913020M. I see other ARB roof racks that look similar as a base platform but curious to see if there is a specific part number for the basket add on? I have one more question, if you don’t mind. Home; Toyota 4runner SURF (1989 – 1995) Products for Toyota 4runner SURF Select Your Vehicle. I am having a heck of a time finding this item for my 2020 4Runner… In the San Antonio Area… Any ideas? It would need to be a single row light bar though to fit within the space. Let me know if you have any other questions, I’d be happy to help! Jan 9, 2019 - ARB 3/4 Flat Rack - Overview & Install on 5th Gen 4Runner, Low Profile Roof Rack by ARB, The ultimate low profile roof rack for the 5th generation 4Runner! Any hints? Full length, zinc annealed steel support channel with plastic protection strip to distribute load along the gutter and prevent vehicle damage. ARB Roof Racks. A roof rack is a valuable and versatile accessory for many 4×4 vehicles, and without one some trips would just not be possible. 8 Roof Rack Setups on 5th Gen 4Runner Builds That Will Inspire You – What’s the best roof rack for you? Toyota 4Runner Forum - Largest 4Runner Forum > Toyota 4Runner Forum > 3rd gen T4Rs > ARB roof rack--Pics: User Tag List: Reply: Page 1 of 2: 1: 2 > Thread Tools: Rate Thread: Display Modes: 04-07-2010, 12:46 PM #1: haddix. I’m seriously considering this rack…looks like a good option for those who want something more DIY with regard to attachment points and brackets. Yes, that set up is great. Thanks. Our rack itself can handle significantly more weight than that, and we've had 250 lbs dynamic weight on it without issue, static capacity is certainly well above that. Wind faring/deflector. I saw you were using the Dakine pads on your factory crossbars, are you using anything between the kayak and the mesh floor with your new setup? All these weight will be at your discretion as they are above Toyota "recommended" capacities. I really appreciate the help and all the good articles on this site! What’s the view through the sunroof with it on? NO DRILLING! I’ve seen some sites saying it does. There is no need to install a rack, and if anything has to be installed, it’s crossbars which are optional on the 4Runner. There will be a second article published later discussing some of these options. Thanks for the write up! The method I am using to clean underneath the rack is by using an extension pole and reaching in from the front and the back. The way you remove these is by utilize a small pry tool and popping two tabs from their location. Perhaps it is for a different vehicle. Nice rack ,what’s the difference between part number 3722020 and 4913020M, besides price? A tent and or awning would work great as well. For those of you interested in the ARB Rack, it is important to realize you will also need to purchase the fitting kit for a 4Runner as well. The front of the rail has the foot that faces outwards. Does the kit come with the two side rails that that the rack mounts on top… Read more ». $1,055.00 - $1,465.00. Hi, I’m concerned about the ability to mount a ski rack on the mesh during winter months. Proven gear and advice you can trust Built off-road tough. Looks like a great option for our platform. Tightening the bolts was quite hard and I also ran into the same problem you had. Thanks for the help! This rack looks great. Depending on the rack, this might mean you can only get a 3/4 or 7/8 length rack, but I was fine with this. Thanks! ARB Flat Alloy Rack: 3/4 Rack (70” x 44”) There are a lot of off-road companies on the market, but few have a name as well-known as ARB. The rack is pretty wide at 44″, but I guess this all comes down to personal preference. Autekcomma Heavy Duty Roof Rack CrossBars for 2007-2021 4Runner,Anti-Corrosion,Aircraft Aluminum Black Matte with Anti-Theft Locks (ONLY FIT Original EXISTING Side Rail) 4.2 out of 5 stars 11. Is the arb mounting kit essential for installation? All I can see in any pictures I’ve found is the mesh. Vanguard Off-Road® Roof Cargo Basket. A roof rack is a valuable and versatile accessory for many overland vehicles and without one, some trips would just not be possible. Place the support plate on top of the brackets coming from the ARB rack and the bolt plate underneath the mounting rails bracket. This is one thing to take notice when purchasing any heavy duty quality roof rack. I wanting something to make my vehicle different from all the other 5th Gen 4Runners on the street. Does the rack interfere with the sunroof? I’ve mounted all sorts of things to my rack – roof top tent, luggage, kayaks, paddleboards, recovery boards, etc. This is nice if you park your vehicle in a garage, as basket style roof racks add a significant amount of height, whereas this flat ARB Rack minimizes the height increase. Ok, to the ARB rack review.. PROS: – An absolute stellar rack in terms of load bearing weight, I’ve had 400 lbs up there. All of this additional hardware to attach your rack to your 4Runner comes in something called a fitting kit (3722020). That is exciting, I think you’ll really like it. I’m looking at another ARB rack with the same fitting kit and would like these side rails. I didn’t see one mounted in your article photos. And does the steel version come with the amplimesh? I did this and agree it is wise to take the extra time for placing the masking tape for protection purposes. Flat platform. I also do a lot of night driving and although I have upgraded nearly every factory light on my 4Runner to LED technology and also added aftermarket LED lighting, I still would like some additional lighting capabilities. CONS: – – The mounting rails began rusting out at the front tips almost after 6 months.! This helped me make my decision on this rack. After doing so, fully tighten all of the bolts to secure your new ARB Rack! great write up info. Location: Richmond, KY. Posts: 1,211 haddix. Looks great. Also, if you order it, you won’t be waiting an eternity for it or breaking the bank. Thanks. Dillon, I do not currently have an awning mounted to my rack, but I am going to be installing one soon. Tighten each side loosely, as you will need to align the roof rack before securely tightening the bolts. Once again, please verify that ARB… Read more ». There are two in each of the four corners of the rack. Leave them below! Subscribe to ARB to receive your regular 4x4 CULTURE magazine, exclusive ARB promotional news and new product release information. I do not believe they are t-slotted. In order to get a basket style roof rack from ARB you would have to get a different roof rack than the one discussed in this article. I was looking at the steel one without the mesh. Click on the product categories below for more information. It doesn’t come with installation brackets? Maicco, the actual roof rack itself is part number 4913020M. First of all attaching anything to it do to its low clearance and chain link style mesh on top makes getting a tool under it at the right angle to hold a nut or bolt impossible. I personally use a C4 Summit Ladder and it works great with the rack! Morgan, any chance you could post a comment with a link to this wind deflector? If not, I’d recommend trying to sell it online. Full-length and 3/4 roof racks are mounted through factory mounting points offer many more benefits. ARB Flat Rack - Overview & Install on 5th Gen 4Runner, Low Profile Rack Pretty sure I'm gonna pull the trigger at 4wp for this. How much would you say this rack, weighs? A 04/06/2020, 1:46:00 PM Toyota rates the 4Runner roof with a factory rack at "Max load 165 lbs evenly distributed." ARB; Baja Rack. For the 4Runner, it looks like our rack would be the 87″ X 44″. I have the extended offgrid on my gen5 & it is just way too high now that a 3” lift has came into the scene. I purchased the 3722020 fitting kit as you recommended. I used a folded rag as a fulcrum point and then pried off the plastic cover in two locations with my flathead screwdriver. The cargo bars in particular are pretty easy to sell as not all 4Runners come with the cargo bars, but all 5th Gen 4Runners do come with the factory roof rack structure (all of the roof rack equipment excluding the cargo bars). This said, I hand tightened the bolts as much as I thought I could without stripping them. 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Not many reviews Not many reviews ARB flat steel roof rack - Page 2 - Toyota 4Runner Forum - Largest 4Runner Forum Does it provide enough clearance to clean the roof underneath? All of the welds were very impressive and having a one-piece rack is very nice. Edited to add: Installed my new ARB Steel Flat Rack today. ARB does offer a basket style roof rack for the 4Runner though so I’d recommend looking into that. After ensuring all bolts for the mounting rails have been tightened adequately, use an assistant to place the ARB Rack on top of the mounting rails. Top rail sits well above rack floor to ensure a secure load and is constructed from tough 25mm tube while the bottom rail utilizes 35mm tubing. I think a flat rack works best if you use your 4Runner as a daily driver and … I was able to get them pretty dang tight without stripping so I think I’m ok with the install as it sounds you did the same with good results. i believe it is ARB part number:3800180. They are one inch wide and U-shaped as though they are to cover a long edge. While I do see the point of view your coming from, I’d just like to mention that the beauty of this flat alloy roof rack from ARB is the low profile design, but also the abundance of tie-down / mounting points. Kevin, I am essentially using the same method that I used with my factory cargo bars. I place four Dakine pads on top of the ARB rack and then set my kayak and or paddleboard on these pads. You can still see out well. Yes, you could mount a light bar pretty easily using this rack. The ARB Rack had several different aspects that immediately won me over. I couldn’t have been more impressed with the rack as I unboxed it and went ahead and installed the ARB Rack on my 4Runner. Although I could utilize the factory roof rack to store these, there are much better options with aftermarket roof racks. In my opinion, one of the most noticeable differences is just how good the roof rack looks. I’m very curious about the RTT mounting. The rack showed no sign of weakness and did a very good job. You’re welcome! This resistance also makes it impossible to use a… Read more ». I haven’t had any issues yet and I’ve had it installed for several months now. Here is my opinion. Although I liked the basket style racks, I thought a flat rack would better suit my needs and style since my 4Runner serves as my daily vehicle. I do a lot of photography and made the decision (based on your article) to purchase the ARB flat rack to use as a photo platform. Could you use j bolts or u bolts or square u bolts? I know this isn’t ideal, but I couldn’t figure out a better way. A roof rack is a valuable and versatile accessory for many touring vehicles, and without one some trips would just not be possible. The factory roof rack is also very lightweight. ARB Roof Racks & Roof Bars. Neither in the included directions. If ARB does make a larger platform, I’d be cautious of going too much wider. A roof rack is a valuable and versatile accessory for many touring vehicles, and without one some trips would just not be possible. You can also get this rack without the mesh that is in top and only have the cargo bars. If you wish to keep the factory rack, put it in a safe location. In consideration of this, you need the rack (4913020M) and the fitting kit (3722020) to install the ARB Flat Alloy Roof Rack. Yeeoy Roof Racks Crossbars Baggage Roof Rack Rail Black Cross Bar Replacement for 2010-2019 4Runner . It’s the obvious place for lightweight, bulky items that are difficult to fit in the cab of the vehicle; and with additional accessories now available such as waterproof bags, you don’t have to worry about your gear being exposed to the elements while traveling. Or, is that a separate roof rack all together? Gives you the option to sack out on the roof! The directions I have said to use a non-acidic silicon sealant under the rubber pads and on the bolts that go into the roof. what is the best option for a roof rack? Thank you so much for the great detail! I only used the sealant under the rubber pads, but was curious if you used any sealant and if not have you had any leaks? I haven’t had any issues with rust on the mounting rails (which are steel) or the actual rack (which is aluminum). This roof rack is a nightmare to own. https://arbusa.com/site/wp-content/themes/arbint, ARB Alloy Rack Cage W/Mesh 1790X1120mm (70X44). The rails are dependent on location (one is for the left, one is for the right – there is also a front and back). https://trail4runner.com/2019/01/06/arb-flat-alloy-70-x-44-mesh-roof-rack I wanted something solid, simple and sturdy…right out of the box. If for some reason I do, I imagine a little RTV silicon would work well. Looks great. Purpose designed to hold an ARB rooftop tent and still provide ample storage at the front of the rack, ARB touring racks are ideal for when a large amount of storage is required. For some people such as myself, Full-length and 3/4 roof racks can provide increased visual aesthetics as well. Here is the installation, and a complete review on why I choose the Flat ARB Mesh Roof Rack – The ultimate Low Profile Overland Roof Rack! I was wondering if you were using a ladder since one of the uses of the flat rack mentioned in your article was a shooting platform. There are no add-on basket options offered by ARB. Anyone out there have the shorter version: ARB STEEL FLAT RACK WITHOUT MESH FLOOR 53 X 49 ? You can’t access the roof from the sides because of the way the support brackets are designed. Featuring a fully welded rack assembly, ARB Flat Racks provide the same reliable strength and robustness of the ARB Roof Rack range, enhanced with the added practicality of a flat platform. As far as drivability goes, I have noticed a slight increase in road noise and a decrease in MPG from the installation of the ARB Rack. 3rd Gen 4Runner 1996-2002; 4th Gen 4Runner 2003-2009; 5th Gen 4Runner 2010+ Baja Rack Accessories; Cali Raised; Expedition One; Front Runner; Go Rhino; N-Fab; Perrycraft ; PrInSu Design. Variable height fitting kits include stainless steel hardware and allow even greater flexibility for multi-vehicle applications. As I previously mentioned, the factory roof rack has worked well for my kayaks, but due to the limited carrying capacity (150 lbs) and small footprint, I could only store one kayak on top and didn’t have a good system to store additional gear, such as my paddles, fishing poles, tent, etc. This Slimline II Roof Cargo Basket kit contains a Slimline II Tray, Wind Deflector, and accessories to mount the Slimline II Tray to your car. Thanks for the response. Get Up to 20% Off the Trail 4Runner Store! Recent Posts; Help; Forums. Our content is pretty fire! There are a multitude of options for roof racks and roof rack attachments for a 5th Gen 4Runner. I am sure that I might have to do some minor modifications / fabrication in order to mount the awning, but I don’t foresee this being too big of a problem. I eventually found the ARB Flat Alloy Roof Rack (ARB Rack). One thing to keep in mind is that the bolts become pretty difficult to tighten when the threads with anti-seize on them come in contact. I wanted to minimize the amount of weight I was adding so I wanted to find an aluminum rack if possible. Concern for water, leading to leaks. An easy way to tell is by looking at the mounting feet. Tom, measuring from the back of the rack by the antenna, the top of the rack is approximately 4.25” above the roof. I have had some experience with the ARB basket style racks and can say that the wind noise this low profile alloy flat rack produces is much less than the basket style. This will help to keep out moisture, minimize rubbing and noise. The latest in new 4Runner parts, products and gear. We will never spam your inbox or sell your data. A roof rack is a valuable and versatile accessory for many 4×4 vehicles, and without one some trips would just not be possible. If for some reason you didn’t want the mesh, ARB also offers this… Read more ». Alternate between loosening the bolts so that they come out of the vehicle somewhat simultaneously. Amazing clarity in your write-up! For those of you less familiar with the off-roading world, ARB is legendary, producing a wide range of products such as air lockers, air compressors, fridges, awnings, RTTs, roof racks, bumpers, sliders, and much more. Mesh floor. This is expected though, as I added more weight to my vehicle and a larger rack which therefore increases drag. something cost effective and preferably one that would make mounting a ladder easy as well. Here is a pick I’m looking for a way to run a light bar in place of the wind fairing instead of mounting it between the A pillars. Using an assistant, carefully place the rails onto the rubber seals and holes on the roof rack mounting locations for your 4Runner. The benefit of the factory rack is most people get this option when they purchase a 4Runner so it comes from the factory ready to go. Thanks for the ARB Flat Alloy 70” x 44” Mesh Roof Rack: 4913020M installation instructions. Thanks for the reply, Clint. The rack carrying weight limit, per the manufacturer, is 140 lbs. I think what makes this rack worth the money is that it doesn’t require drilling, it increases your carrying capacity drastically, the quality is top notch, it is very low profile, and it is built by an extremely reputable company – ARB. with the fitting kit 3722020? I think noise and MPG could be improved if ARB designed a wind deflector for the flat rack, but when and if this product might be produced is unknown. FREE Shipping by Amazon. They usually can get these types of items. ARB ROOF RACKS & ROOF BARS. a pic would be amazing, but description is also great. This is purely the structure of the 4Runner, and it doesn’t help we have a sunroof. Marc, there is not a cover like the factory roof rack plastic covers. Make It Your Own . 3722020) or the rack? Roof Racks & Acc. hi the articile is great, but may i ask where did you get the fitting kit? Very helpful! They crawl, claw and grip at rocks with ease due to their bold tread pattern and studdable design, ready to tackle any terrain. Thanks! It is important to mention that this install is much easier / safer with a second person assisting you, so if possible I recommend having a second set of hands for this install. It's also a 3/4 length (entire roof length) rack that goes to about mid way up the sunroof. In fact, they may decrease it since they are only adding weight to the factory roof rack system. Yes, I believe those both will work. The rack overhangs about 40-50%, but does not interfere with sunroof. Michael, that looks awesome! The materials are designed for the elements and there is a rubber gasket between the roof and roof rack fitting kit. You are adding a lot of versatility from what all the rack can do, but at the cost of a little more noise and decrease in fuel economy. Glad the site has been of good use for you! Get discount prices, fast shipping and ultimate product help when shopping for Toyota 4Runner Roof Rack at 4 Wheel Parts. It is strong, sturdy, high quality and just looks very impressive. This made it even more evident that I needed to upgrade my roof rack. My question to you is, how has the width of the rack been? ARB 4x4 Accessories for TOYOTA 4RUNNER SURF 1989 - 1995. 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