Alright, today on this 2012 Jeep Patriot we're going to do a test fit of the Rhino Rack Roof System. Product number SXB3. We'll start with our roof rack RA assemble according to the instructions. So we'll go ahead and place them onto the factory roof rack. We'll start off with the first crossbar going towards the front of the SUV. We measure off one of the edges on the factory roof rack so we know that our crossbar will be square.
Next, you want to take a second and make sure that the crossbar is equal left to right. We'll go on to the second crossbar repeating the same process. However, we'll measure from the center of the first crossbar to the center of the second crossbar. For this test fit we'll be using a measurement of 24 inches. Once we're happy where the bars are set, we'll go ahead and tie them down with the included tool.
Tighten these down evenly on both sides. We'll go ahead and install the locking end caps now. Ok, with those few steps our roof racks are in place and it's ready to go. Next we'll give you a measurement that tells you how much height is added to the vehicle. We're looking at about 1-3/4".
And with that, that will finish it for our test fit of product number SXB3 from Rhino Rack.