This roof rack system allows for mounting almost anything, freeing up valuable cargo space for other trip essentials. Comes coated with a 2 stage satin textured black powdercoat over durable zinc primer finish.
- CNC cut and formed from 3/16" aluminum (steel mounting brackets) with extruded aluminum rails
- Easy bolt together installation
- No drilling required
- Available with or without 40" light bar cutout
- Light bar cutout version includes light bar mounting brackets
- Cutout fairing designed for 41.25" max lens housing width single row LED light bar. Up to 43.5" (mounting stud width) bar will fit with our mounts, but trimming of the fairing will be required
- Milled T-nut access points
- Hardware Included
- Made in the USA
- Free shipping!
Dynamic (road) weight rating is 200lbs. Static and jarring off-road weight limits are at your discretion.
Please note: vehicle will handle and wheel very differently with high loads on the roof. We recommend securing kayaks, canoes, and items that may generate resistance or lift at speed properly to the front and rear of the vehicle, not just the rack.
51" wide x 72" long
2.5" above the tallest portion of the roof
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Q Ernesto Limon • 03/28/2020, 1:58:21 PM Is this rack compatible with a 2-door model? If so, does it hang over the front of the roof going over the windshield?
A 04/06/2020, 11:50:26 AM The 2dr XJ is the exact length of the 4dr. This rack will fit great on either.
Q Zach A • 04/13/2020, 12:01:27 PM Could you please tell me, what are the dimensions of the cross member rails?
A 04/16/2020, 5:17:11 PM The rack usable dimensions are roughly 72 long by 52 wide.
Q John • 04/23/2020, 8:51:23 PM How much wind noise is generated by the light bar cut out? Is there any provision for additional support brackets?
A 04/27/2020, 3:56:52 PM Wind noise is minimal. Extra supports to the rain gutters you mean? No not as designed. They could be easily drilled and added though.
Q Scott • 05/07/2020, 10:12:56 PM I have a 2000 XJ with a sunroof. Can a bar be taken out to allow the roof to open with this roof rack?
A 05/11/2020, 3:54:04 PM You can remove one bar for the sunroof if needed, yes.
Q sean • 06/05/2020, 11:40:12 AM Would this be compatible with any roof top tents? Har to tell from the pics, but how far do the cross ties sit below the side panels when installed?
A 06/05/2020, 3:03:23 PM We recommend using our RTT brackets to lift the tent high enough to allow easy attachment. Code: VRKRTT (https://www.jcroffroad.com/product/VRKRTT-PC.html)
5.00/5 Stars out of 7 Reviews
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Ray (Gilbert AZ) | December 24th, 2020
Wow... just as I expected, just wow. This is the only rack to buy for your XJ. I put it together by myself and got it on the XJ by myself. Super strong, lots of add-on options! Sits low, no wind noise, looks great, ETC ETC. Would I buy it again? HELL YA...My only complaint is the price, its over 200 more than a JL rack that is nearly the same.. I paid $819.00 (w/cutout) then it went down 85 dollars within 2 days!! Overall, happy...
Jeremy (Washington) | November 24th, 2020
The title says it all. Design, looks, strength, quality, functionality, you name it and this rack exceeds expectations. It is even quiet when driving down the highway. High quality and made in the U.S.A. I will definitely purchase from JCROffroad in the future.
Adam - @Overland_History (Prescott, AZ) | October 21st, 2020
I should probably save most of my comments for the Adventure Imports Blog Article, but....finally, FINALLY someone is building equipment as beautiful as XJ's themselves! This rack goes together super easy, looks sleek and is quiet with the windows down at highway speeds! My fatass walked around on it so I know it's a strong rack! ;) Great work fellas!
Taylor (Colorado) | September 17th, 2020
Still waiting on a roof tent for mine, but I hear great things. There is zero wind noise or drag, my MPG has stayed the same. Fits amazon 42" rigid horse light bar perfectly. No light hits the hood at all. Same price as most "basket" style racks, just as strong but none of the drawbacks. Personally I think this rack looks better than basket racks on XJ's. Took about 2 hours to install. Overall great product.
Nick (Maryland) | June 2nd, 2020
This rack is awesome. I've had it on for a couple months and its the quietest on road rack I've ever had on a Jeep. It supports my roof top tent no problem and the T-rail crossbars are a great, flexible system to keep everything tied down. Its light aluminum construction means you won't even notice it driving around, and its so low profile that I can still get in to my garage. Thank you JCR for finally bringing a "Toyota Grade" roof rack to us poor XJ folks. This rack looks and performs like something twice the price.
Casey (Washington) | April 16th, 2020
Roof rack went together perfectly and looks great! I mounted my rooftop tent to it and already spent one night with my wife and son in it and it was solid. I would definitely recommend.
Cas | March 22nd, 2020
Light bar cutout is perfect! My light bar doesn’t shine on my hood anymore. Looks great.