FITS 2010 Chevrolet Malibu
SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack - Vacuum Cup Mount - 48" Long

SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack - Vacuum Cup Mount - 48" Long

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  • SeaSucker
  • Complete Roof Systems
  • Round Bars
  • 48 In Bar Space
  • 2 Bars
  • Silver
  • Aluminum
  • Locks Not Included
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2010 Chevrolet Malibu - SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack - Vacuum Cup Mount - 48" Long

This roof rack mounts to your Ford Thunderbird in seconds with 6 vacuum cups. It's easy to transfer from Ford Thunderbird to Ford Thunderbird, and it removes easily for convenient transport and storage. Round, aluminum crossbars carry kayaks, skis, and other gear.


Features:

  • Universal roof rack lets you carry skis, surfboards, and other gear on your Chevrolet Malibu's roof
    • Attaches to most roofs including panoramic roofs, pop-up campers, and camper shells
  • Versatile design - mounts anywhere on your Chevrolet Malibu's roof, glass, or trunk
    • Enables you to customize the crossbar spread to carry different-size gear
    • Lets you easily switch rack between Chevrolet Malibus
  • Quick, easy installation with (6) 6" vacuum cups
    • Simply press pump on each cup several times to install and pull up tab to remove
    • Thermoplastic vacuum cups won't scratch or dent your Chevrolet Malibu's surface
  • Round, aluminum crossbars with silver powder coat finish resist corrosion
  • Crossbar pads and tie-down straps (sold separately) cushion and secure your gear on rack
  • Cable anchors and locking cable (sold separately) help deter theft
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Crossbar dimensions: 48" long x 1-1/4" diameter
  • Weight capacity: 150 lbs
  • Pull strength rating (per vacuum cup): 210 lbs
  • Rack weight: 12 lbs
  • 1-Year limited warranty


SX6000 SeaSucker Monkey Bars - Roof Mounted Rack - Vacuum Cup




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Video Transcript for SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at the Seasucker Monkey Bar vacuum cup roof rack system. It's available in a folding application, part number 298-SX6100. You can also get it in a fixed application, with part number 298-SX6000. The Seasucker Monkey Bars are perfect for vehicles that don't have a roof rack fit, or any vehicles where you want to easily be able to remove your roof rack system.You can carry all of the same gear as a standard roof rack system. Here we've got a surf board, and a road bike, but you can carry kayaks, skis, snowboards, cargo boxes, and much more. It has a round bar design, with an inch and a quarter diameter.

It'll work with any accessories that'll accept round bars. Each vacuum cup has a 210 pound pull strength, so as you can see, we're shaking the whole vehicle and it's not budging.You can mount them anywhere on your roof, just as long as you avoid seams, chips, or raised edges. You can even mount it to glass, like on your sunroof, or rear hatch. It has a 150 pound weight capacity. That's the same whether you have the folding or the fixed version.

You will want to be sure to check with your vehicle's owner's manual to see if your roof can support that much weight.The round bars are 48 inches long. However, the vacuum cups are adjustable along the round bar, so you can customize it to your vehicle's roof. Now on long trips, you want to periodically check your vacuum cups, should one of the orange bands reappear, no problem, simply depress the pump cylinder until it disappears, and you're all set to go again.Another great feature is, of course it's not permanent, so when you're all done you can easily take it off. Simply depress on one of the raised sides of the vacuum cup, and it comes right off. And if you have the folding version, it easily breaks down, so you can store it in your trunk, or rear hatch.

Most other roof rack systems are custom fit. Since this one's universal, you can use it on multiple vehicles.And if you're using it on more than one vehicle, it may be a less expensive option than to pick up two roof rack systems. The bars sit about 4-3/4 of an inch up from the vacuum cups, so you can even use them on vehicles with raised side rails. Now that we've gone over the features, I'll go ahead and show you how to get them installed.The first thing we need to do, is make sure that roof of our vehicle is clean of any dirt or debris. So we're just using some cleaner, and we'll get it nice and clean.

Now we'll take our front crossbar, it's going to be the one with the double cups. We'll fold it out, push it together, and set it in place. Now you want to be sure you don't rest your vacuum cups on any seams or any paint chips.So what I'm going to do here, is I'm going to adjust mine in, on both sides, so that we have even bar overhang. Now we can take an Alan tool and tighten it up. Now, before we secure our vacuum cups, we'll need to moisten the bottom of them. So I'm just going to take a little bit of water, and do the same on the other side. Once we have it positioned where we want, I'm going to apply a little bit of down pressure, and I'm going to begin depressing the pump cylinder until the orange band disappears.Once this one's done, we can move onto the next one. And then we can repeat the same process on the other side. I've gone ahead and installed the rear crossbar. It installs the same way, just one less vacuum cup. You want to be sure and position it, how it's going to work out best with your accessories.And that's going to complete our look at the Seasucker Monkey Bar vacuum cup roof rack system.


Customer Reviews

SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack - Vacuum Cup Mount - 48" Long - 298-SX6000

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (3 Customer Reviews)

This roof rack mounts to your vehicle in seconds with 6 vacuum cups. It's easy to transfer from vehicle to vehicle, and it removes easily for convenient transport and storage. Round, aluminum crossbars carry kayaks, skis, and other gear.

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2018 Chevrolet Volt

I bought a new 2018 Chevy Volt and thought I would get Yakima racks since I surf a lot. Well the Yakima racks are not rated for surfboards. Image that! Well I was pretty despondent after finding out the racks would not be suitable for surfboards. So I started searching and found a guy recommending the Seasuckers on a Volt forum. After exhaustive research to become comfortable with suction cup roof racks I decided to pull the trigger. Etrailer offered the best price with free shipping and no sales tax. It turned out they have excellent customer service with real people to answer questions, Brittany was terrific. I received the items 3 days after ordering and they are worth every penny. Quality product with incredible flexibility to fit any vehicle and solid as any roof rack system I have ever owned. This elegant solution allows me to to install in 2 or 3 minutes and remove in 30 seconds thus preserving the aerodynamics of my Volt when not surfing. Perfect to increase my mileage. Highly recommended, was the answer I needed. 526307



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I didn’t want to drill any holes in the roof of my RV, so I epoxied some acrylic “landing pads” to the roof (which was too bumpy to suck onto directly). I then used the suction cups to mount this rack. I have driven all the way from Seattle to San Francisco thus far, and it has worked perfect. Every couple of days I still check the suction cups and pump them down a little bit, however it appears that the suction is holding quite well. 617137



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Previously I had a Thule rack with posts that were supposed to be work with my car. They were expensive and never attached properly. These suction cup racks were easy to assemble and attach with very little effort. I took them out of the box in within 30 minutes I has my kayak tied on (only to the rack and not to the car) and drove it for awhile. It was all very easy. Note, as explained in the instructions they should hold for 4 hours. I did see that at 3 hours one vacuum gauge was slightly out, indicating some loss of suction. It was still on tight and its very easy to pump any cup back to full pressure. 617304



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This product holds really well but it hums kind of loud .. For a $450 price tag it should not make that much noise sitting on top of your car 630852


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