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

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

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SeaSucker Roof Rack - 298-SX6100

  • SeaSucker
  • Complete Roof Systems
  • Round Bars
  • 2 Bars
  • 48 In Bar Space
  • Locks Not Included
  • Silver
  • Aluminum

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


  • Universal roof rack lets you carry skis, surfboards, and other gear on your vehicle's roof
    • Attaches to most roofs including panoramic roofs, pop-up campers, and camper shells
  • Versatile design - mounts anywhere on your vehicle's roof, glass, or trunk
    • Enables you to customize the crossbar spread to carry different-size gear
    • Lets you easily switch rack between vehicles
  • 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 vehicle's surface
  • Round, aluminum crossbars with silver powder coat finish resist corrosion
  • Bars fold in half for easy storage in your trunk or garage
  • 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


  • Crossbar dimensions:
    • Extended: 48" long x 1-1/4" diameter
    • Folded: 24" 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

SX6100 SeaSucker Monkey Bars - Roof Mounted Rack - Vacuum Cup - Folding

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

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.

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 - Folding - 48" Long - 298-SX6100

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (12 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 the bars fold in half for convenient transport and storage. Round, aluminum crossbars carry kayaks, skis, and other gear.

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I ordered these to use on my 2015 F56 MINI Cooper S 2-door hatchback in a pinch (on the road already) after doing a lot of research. I've never used a roof rack myself so I wanted to be sure. I am quite impressed! The curvature of the MINI roof was a concern, but was easily solved by this rack. One suction cup was a little tricky based on the curve, but I moved the cup slightly and everything was good to go. My panoramic sunroof has perfect clearance for the tilt/vent open option, as well as fully open with no problems. I used a Rolla cage with Rolla waterproof bag for this trip, which ended up being about an 8-hr drive with speeds up to 80mph (passing vehicles, of course.) As the directions cautioned, I checked the suction at every (two) stops, and did not have a problem. The wind noise was slightly higher than normal, but nothing more than I'd get with the sunroof vented/tilted open. It was crazy but I had my window partly open for air and could hear a slight metallic jingle noise that I couldn't figure out the cause of at first -- turns out the waterproof bag's zipper pulls were directly over my head, and I could hear THAT over the wind noise! So very quiet with my rig set up. This rack is not intended for full-time wear as the suckers may not hold the same over time, which means it's a put on only for trips and remove when done. I can super easily remove the suction cups, and with a little care, I can remove the entire rig (racks and cage) by myself with zero damage to the roof. (Lifting with the cage to put ON was a two-person job to make sure it was even on the roof, however.) Having the Seasucker rack connected to the cage means I haven't used the "fold up" function much yet, however, it will be a great option. The only drawback to these racks is 1) first time putting it on at JUST the right spot on a curvy roof can be frustrating, but can be done 2) be careful with the suction pump if you have big fingers - the pump is directly above one of the "release" points. A friend helping me put it together kept accidently releasing the suction when trying to get a good seal/suction. 3) the Allen wrench it comes with for the bar clamps might be better served with a different S-shape so it doesn't bump into the suction cup when tightening. But overall, I'm very impressed with the system. 647713

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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

Great product for me with my vehicle with no roof rails to carry surfboards/SUP. Easy to set-up and fits my Honda Civic perfectly. Excellent materials and construction of product. No holes to drill! Shipped timely and packaged well by the staff at etrailer. Would definitely recommend to potential buyers. 640601

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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

Product was as advertised. This was my only solution for putting kayaks on my 2018 Nissan Titan King Cab and still be able to use my tonneau cover. Held the 2 kayaks for a 75 mile trip and no issues. Thanks again for your help! 656110

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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

Good product easy followed videos for installation. No problem for girl to assemble Able to have 2 wide kayaks on my Chevrolett Sonic Turbo. Today assemble, tomorrow it will go on the roof of the car 639473

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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

Bought these to install on a Honda Odyssey for the purpose of carrying a rooftop cargo bag. They worked perfect! Installed the night before, removed and reinstalled the back bar the next day, determined that bar still had a strong grip so I left the front bars installed while re-upping the suction grip, drove 5.5 hours through some crazy-hard rain, most of the time cruising at 75-80, and never had the first issue with the bars. While I checked the suction about halfway through the trip, no more suction could be gained and they were still perfect upon arrival. I actually left them installed during our stay and 4 days later, the suction was still quite strong, but did need 2-4 small pumps at each cup. Only thing I can't learn is recommended distances between the bars if that even matters. On the way down, I had the back bar slightly less than 3' behind the front with my bag resting on both bars. Since its a soft cargo carrier, I moved the back bar to just over 4' behind the front so the bag could completely rest on the roof and neither method gave any troubles or caused any issues. The sound from the bars when empty is very noticeable! 656280

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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

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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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

I like the racks. I have used them for surfboards, SUP's and kiteboards. I still tie them down with an additional strap for safety. One of the suction cups it came with was defective but they do send a spare. 673309

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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

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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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

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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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

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

still working as when new. I do put the white cup covers on after every use. I thnk that is important to keep the cup in good shape. The only suggestion I have is that the rail should be a aerodynamic blade style. Otherwise great product.
George P - 06/25/2019


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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

These are terrific. I have a 2012 Audi A8 (aluminum body) and the roof/rain gutter was problematic for traditional roof bar attachments. I needed these bars to mount a soft-top luggage container for a trip from Pittsburgh to Florida and back. I was very skeptical as to whether the suction cups would work. I've now logged several trips (including high speed interstate and the AutoTrain -- think vibration) all without any problems or loss of adhesion in any of the six cups. Think about this, the interstate at 75 mph is equivalent to a hurricane (particularly with the non-aerodynamic soft box tied to these racks), yet these cups held. The pump attached to each suction cup is easy to prime and the button is color-coded so you know when you've reached max suction or need to re-boost. A terrific product. I have tested these pretty thoroughly and recommend them without hesitation. 763207

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Review from a similar Monkey Bars in Roof Rack

These racks are awesome! I’ve got a 1966 Mustang and wanted to haul a kayak but there’s no way to do that without scratching it up? These racks were the answer! I could probably drive on the interstate with my kayak they are so stable and secure! I would recommend them highly! 724577


Ask the Experts about this SeaSucker Roof Rack

  • SeaSucker Vacuum Cup Mounting Capacity, Function, and Fit
    The SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack - Vacuum Cup Mount - Folding - 48" Long # 298-SX6100 does simply use the vacuum cups as the sole securing factor. Each vacuum cup is rated for 210 lbs pull strength, so this system is claiming 1,200 lbs of pull strength and they have been tested with cargo at highway speeds without issue. The strength is really incredible...I've attached a video to assist. For increased security and theft deterring, they recommend the window mounted cable anchor...
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  • Best Ski and Snowboard Carrier To Use With SeaSucker Monkey Bars
    Yes I can Joyce. The best 6 ski rack to use with the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack part # 298-SX6100 is the Kuat Grip Ski and Snowboard Carrier - Slide Out - 6 Pairs of Skis or 4 Boards part # GRR6B because it has the best grip on the bars. The Sea Sucker bars are smoother compared to other roof rack bars and some of the ski carriers can move around on the bars. The Kuat clamps have a rougher mounting surface so they make a tighter connection with the bar. I have attached a video for...
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  • Roof Rack Options for 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee with All Black Roof Rails
    There are only two kinds of roof racks available for your 2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee without the e-group rails. We have the style you said you don't care for which uses clamps to attach to the doors like the Rhino Rack # RRVA137S-2, # RRRLKVA, and # DK234 and we have the SeaSucker style which uses vacuum cups to attach to the roof like the part # 298-SX6100. See picture. I REALLY wish we had a rack that attached to the rails you have like you mentioned but at this time we do not.
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  • Will SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack Work in Sub Zero Temperatures
    I spoke with my contact at SeaSucker regarding the Monkey Bars Roof Rack # 298-SX6100 you referenced, which is confirmed to fit your 2015 VW Beetle. He stated that the Monkey Bars will work well in the extremely cold conditions you described. They have many customers who use these bars for this type of application, whether during cold winters or for use with ski racks, etc, which will be taken up to high elevation, frigid environments. The only difference when using the rack during...
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for 2019 Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited with the Black Hard Top
    The vacuum cups of the SeaSucker roof rack part # 298-SX6100 that you referenced are 6 inches in diameter so based on the picture you sent in the ridges would interfere with this kit installing. So you'd have to go with a roof rack that uses a universal style gutter-mount like the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Kit part # RRVA150B-2, # RRVA-FK1-2, and # RRRL110S5-2 which is a confirmed fit.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack for 2016 Smart fortwo
    The correct roof rack for your 2016 Smart fortwo is the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack - Vacuum Cup Mount - Folding - 48" Long # 298-SX6100. This roof rack uses vacuum cup mounts each of which is rated for 210 lbs pull strength. This rack is easy to install and remove after use and it folds up for easy storage when not in use. No other system is a confirmed fit for your vehicle, but this one will work great and is transferrable to any other vehicle that doesn't have a glass roof.
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  • Roof Rack For 2017 Tesla Model X to Carry Kayaks
    I recommend the SeaSucker Monkey Bars part # 298-SX6100 for the Tesla Model X. The SeaSucker bars attach to the Tesla's roof with 6 vacuum cups and allow you to carry your kayaks when it's time to go kayaking. When you are done with your adventure you can remove the rack and fold it up for storage so the rack is not always on your roof compared to other roof racks that can be difficult to remove and reinstall. The SeaSucker brand is the only roof rack that works on the Tesla Model X's roof...
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  • Roof Rack For 2007 Dodge Caliber With Naked Roof
    I understand your concern but at this time there are not any custom fit roof racks for the 2007 Dodge Caliber, the Seasucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack part # 298-SX6100 is still a great option. It may seem concerning to use vacuum cups to install the rack but SeaSucker has been to our facility and the cups can handle 210 lbs of pull strength. The roof rack has an overall capacity of 150 lbs. The best thing about the rack is you can fold up the bars and store them in the trunk when you're not...
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation For 2020 BMW X3 That Works Easily With Other Vehicles
    The best option for the 2020 BMW X3 for a roof rack that can be easily transferred to your daughters 2020 Honda Civic is the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack part # 298-SX6100 which a vacuum mount rack. The vacuum mounts allow you to easily install and take the rack off the roof in minutes without any additional tools. The great thing about the SeaSucker is it folds up fore easy storage in the trunk when you are not using it. Vacuum mounts may not seem like they would be very stable but...
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  • What Roof Rack Can Carry Surfboards on a 2013 Scion tC
    We do offer a roof rack that is compatible with your 2013 Scion tC. It is the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack - Vacuum Cup Mount # 298-SX6100. This rack utilizes vacuum cups that each are rated for 210 lbs pull strength. They are easy to install and fold up for storage when not in use. If you will only be using this rack for surf boards then you may instead want to consider the SeaSucker Board Carrier - Vacuum Cup Mounted - 2 Surfboards or Paddleboards # 298-BX1806 made specifically...
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  • Roof Rack for Fiberglass Topper on 1995 Ford Bronco
    If your Bronco's fiberglass topper has a textured or dimpled surface, or if it is now a little rough from many years of use, it will not be a good match for the Seasucker Monkey Bars Vacuum Cup Roof Rack # 298-SX6100. This unique roof rack will work great on smooth surfaces but on your top I suggest using a track-mount rack system like the Yakima HardTop # Y01618. This particular track-type rack uses 54-inch tracks and 60-inch crossbars but we have more options in other sizes too so...
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  • Roof Rack Compatible with 2019 Toyota RAV4 without Side Rails
    For your 2019 Toyota RAV4, if you don't have any side rails at all, the only current fit is the SeaSucker Roof Rack which comes with either folding bars for easy storage when not in use # 298-SX6100 or solid bars # 298-SX6000. This roof rack system installs with really strong vacuum cups rated for 210 lbs of pull strength each. I've attached some videos to help with the installation and product review. The beauty of this system is it is easy to install and remove and also is transferrable...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack and SkyBox for 2015 Mini Cooper
    Yes, there is a rack available for your 2015 Mini Cooper and it is the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack - Vacuum Cup Mount - 48" Long # 298-SX6000 or folding option # 298-SX6100. These options use vacuum cups rated for 210 lbs pull strength each to secure the rack and your roof box to the Mini. For a rooftop cargo carrier I recommend the Yakima Skybox 12 rooftop cargo box # Y07334. You will need to check the owners manual of your vehicle to determine the capacity of the roof and...
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  • Will SeaSucker Monkey Bars Fit 2015 Chevy Volt and 2016 Ford Flex
    One of the biggest benefits of the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack # 298-SX6100 that you referenced is its versatility. Because of how it mounts to a naked roof this particular system will work great on both your 2015 Chevy Volt and 2016 Ford Flex. This will allow you to just have one roof rack system for both vehicles, one that is also much easier to both remove and install than traditional roof racks which makes it perfect for your application. The rack uses 6 vacuum cups to mount...
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  • Highest Capacity Roof Rack Available For 2003 Acura TL
    The only roof rack available for the 2003 Acura TL that provides 125 lbs of weight capacity is the SeaSucker brand. The other brands offer 25-35 lbs less capacity. I was not able to find the roof capacity of the Acura TL in the owner's manual. It says to contact the dealership for more information on how much weight the roof can handle. It is a good idea to find this information out before carrying kayaks. I recommend SeaSucker Monkey Bars part # 298-SX6100 because this setup gives...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack For 2001 Volkswagen GTI With Naked Roof
    The only roof racks we currently carry that fit your 2001 Volkswagen GTI are the SeaSucker Monkey Bars. They use strong vacuum cups to secure to the roof. I've linked a video of a different SeaSucker product on a VW bus that shows how strong the cups are. The Monkey Bars come in two styles; the straight bars # 298-SX6000 and the folding bars # 298-SX6100.
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  • SeaSucker Roof Rack Recommendation for 2014 Cadillac CTS for Thule Cargo Box
    For your 2015 Cadillac CTS the SeaSucker Monkey Bars roof rack part number # 298-SX6100 is a confirmed fit and would do an excellent job carrying a Thule roof cargo box like the Thule Force XT part # TH6358B which can hold up to 18 cubic feet of storage space.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack for 2001 Dodge Ram 2500 Quad Cab 4x4
    The only other option we have for your 2001 Ram is the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack # 298-SX6000 or folding bar model # 298-SX6100. The folding bars are really nice for storage if you won't keep the kit mounted all the time. This system uses vacuum cups that are rated for 210 lbs pull strength each to secure your crossbars to the roof of your vehicle. They are strong and durable and fit most vehicles. I've attached a video that shows the strength of this system. The versatility...
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  • Can I Carry a Moken 12.5 Angler Kayak using SeaSucker MonkeyBars on 2018 Chevy Equinox?
    Yes, the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack # 298-SX6100 will work on your 2018 Chevy Equinox to carry your FeelFree Moken 12.5 kayak. You may want to add the crossbar pads # 298-SA1022 for some added protection and cushioning for your kayak, as well as the Cam Buckle Straps # 298-SA0010 to tie down the kayak to the bars. If you're at all worried about security and intend on leaving your kayak unattended when attached to your vehicle I recommend a cable lock like the Fulton 15 ft # FCLK150100...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack Compatible with 1997 Nissan Extended Cab Pickup
    The SportRack Semi-Custom Roof Rack SR1004 is no longer available as the manufacturer discontinued it. However, it was a confirmed fit for your 1997 Nissan Pickup with extended cab. It can only be used for skis or snowboards and will have a 17 inch spacing unless you use the Short-Roof Adapter for SportRack Semi-Custom Roof Racks # SR1116 which will also give you a 23-1/2 inch crossbar spread. It will not mount to the rear vent windows. If you do not already have the roof rack, the...
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  • What Roof Bike Rack is Used in SeaSucker Roof Rack part # 298-SX6100 Test Course Video
    The roof bike rack you see in the test course video for the SeaSucker roof rack part # 298-SX6100 that you referenced is the Rhino Rack MountainTrail part # RBC035. I attached a review video for this rack for you to check out as well.
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  • Easy To Remove Roof Rack for a 2019 Mazda CX-5 with Bare Roof
    The easiest to remove roof rack for a 2019 Mazda CX-5 is the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack part # 298-SX6100 which installs via vacuum cups therefore all that is required for removal is to simply depress one of the tabs on the cups. This will then allow you to remove the entire roof rack in a matter of minutes making it the easiest option on the market. The best part of all is that the crossbars can fold so you can store this system in the vehicle while not in use without sacrificing...
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  • Will SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack # 298-SX6100 Fit a 2016 Fiat 500 with Sun Roof
    Assuming that there is enough space on the roof of your 2016 Fiat 500 to mount the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack # 298-SX6100 so that it does NOT rest on the sunroof then yes, you can use it. Otherwise in order to carry cargo you would need to use a trailer hitch such as # 24873 if you do NOT have an Abarth model or # C11347 if you DO HAVE an Abarth model. If you do go with a trailer hitch option and want to use the hitch for an accessory such as a bike rack or cargo carrier then...
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  • Availability of Roof Rack for a 1981 Honda Prelude
    We do have a roof rack option for your 1981 Honda Prelude! The only roof rack that will fit your Prelude is the SeaSucker Roof Rack which comes with 48" Monkey Bars and 6 vacuum cups. Part # 298-SX6000 utilizes standard bars while part # 298-SX6100 gives you Monkey Bars with a folding feature for storage purposes. Either option has a 150 lb weight capacity but that has more to do with the strength of the crossbars and your vehicle than it does the vacuum cups. The vacuum cups actually...
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  • Can SeaSucker Monkey Bars Be Used as Roof Side Rails Running Front to Back?
    You can use the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack - Vacuum Cup Mount - Folding - 48" Long # 298-SX6100 on your Porsche Cayenne but it is intended to be used as a roof rack. I reached out to my contact at SeaSucker and they said using as side rails shouldn't be an issue as the vacuum cups will hold (they are rated for 210 lbs pull each) but they haven't tested for that application so it wouldn't be supported by warranty. I've attached a video to show the strength of the vacuum cups. They...
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  • Available Bar Length for SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack
    The SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Racks are only available in the 48" long size like the Silver # 298-SX6100 you were looking at or the Black # 298-SX6000B. There is not a longer (or shorter) bar size available for this particular system. If you can tell me what model vehicle you are wanting to equip with a roof rack, along with its roof configuration (bare roof, factory side rails, etc) I will be happy to make a different recommendation that uses longer crossbars.
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  • Roof Rack for 2020 Mazda CX-5 Lease Vehicle That Is Easily Removable
    I have the perfect roof rack option for your 2020 Mazda CX5. I recommend the SeaSucker Monkey Bars Roof Rack part # 298-SX6100 which is designed with air tight vacuum cups to attach the roof. The installation is so easy you can remove the rack and put it back on in minutes without any additional tools. Simply press the pump on each cup several times until you no longer see orange on the cup. Then you can pull up on the tab to remove the cup when it's time to remove it. The monkey bars also...
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  • Weight Capacity and Strength of Vacuum Cups on SeaSucker Monkey Bars
    Seasucker has been around since 2005, getting their start by mounting accessories to boats with vacuum cups. It was 2009 that they started putting things on cars, like bike and kayak racks. The Monkey Bars themselves, parts # 298-SX6000 for the soild bar and # 298-SX6100 for the folding model, came out pretty recently in 2017. Both types of the Monkey Bars are rated for 150 pounds and each vacuum cup is rated for up to 210 pound of pull strength. They're tested their accessores on...
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