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installation instructions And specs For complete information.
Economically priced, removable roof rack clamps to your vehicle's naked roof. The square, steel crossbars can accommodate a variety of accessories such as bike racks, ski carriers and cargo baskets. Included locks secure the rack to your roof.
Note: It is recommended that you remove this roof rack from your vehicle when it is not in use.
This semi-custom SportRack roof rack easily installs on your vehicle's bare roof so you can carry extra cargo to your next destination. Adjustable, rotating footpads combine with an easy-to-use numbering system to make the rack conform to your roof for a good fit.
A unique numbering system is inscribed on the crossbars to aid in installation. This system corresponds to numbers noted in the easy-to-read application guide. First, find the number indicated for your car, and then slide the roof-rack feet along the crossbars until they line up with the appropriate number for your application. Tighten the feet in place with the included Allen wrench.
Refer to the application guide to find specific measurements that allow you to properly position the rack on your roof. To begin installing the roof rack on your vehicle, open the passenger's- and driver's-side doors. Place the front crossbar first, and make sure that the screws that hold the clamps in the roof-rack feet are loose before positioning the feet on your roof.
Before attaching the clamps to the door jambs and tightening them down, you need to make sure that the feet and pads are oriented correctly. The bottom of each foot can be rotated to better fit the slope of your roof. Make sure that the feet are sitting flush against the roof.
Once the feet are properly positioned, attach the clamps to the door jambs and tighten via the screws in the feet. After the front crossbar is positioned, review the instructions for the measurements needed to place the rear crossbar and repeat the same process for that crossbar.
Once everything is tightened down, place the locking covers over the feet to deter theft of the rack.
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Video of SportRack Semi-Custom Roof Rack for Naked Roofs - Square Crossbars - Steel - 50" Long
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Today we'll be reviewing the SportRack Semi-Custom Roof Rack System for Naked Roofs. This economically priced removable roof rack system is going to clamp to your vehicle's naked roof. It's got a square bar design with a steel construction so it's going to accommodate a variety of accessories such as bike racks, ski carriers and cargo baskets just to name a few. You're going to get two crossbars. This is going to support your accessories. You're also going to get four feet, two per crossbar. The feet are going to have the nice coated clamp so it's not going to damage your vehicle.
You're also going to have the pad on the bottom of the foot to protect the finish that goes around the roof line of your vehicle. Each foot pack is going to have a lockable cover, so if we remove the cover it's going to expose the Allen bolt that secures the foot pack to the vehicle. Once you have that installed on your naked roof you place the lockable cover over the Allen bolt. That way nobody can gain access to it to remove the system from your roof, and it's going to come with a set of keys. Another great feature about this roof rack system is how easily adjustable it is. Now in the fit guide you're going to be able to find your particular year, make, and model. It's going to list some numbers that you can set your clamps at to fit your vehicle.
You're going to take the included Allen key, loosen up the Allen bolt, and then you can adjust this as necessary until you get the correct number to line up in this space. In order to install our roof rack system we just need to go ahead and open up our front doors. We'll do this on both sides. We'll place our front bar onto the front part of our roof. Now to ensure that we get this in the correct location you can refer to the fit guide to see the distance that you need from the center of the door jam to the center of the foot pack. All right, with this side in place we'll go over to the driver side and repeat that same process.
Now with our front bar set we can go ahead and remove the locking cover, gaining access to the Allen bolt. Take the included Allen key and tighten it down. This is just going to secure the clamp around the roof line of our vehicle. We'll want to make our way from side to side, tightening it a little bit at a time to get a nice secure fit. With our front bar secured we can go ahead and and reinstall our locking covers. Then we can get ready to put on our rear bar.
Then we can close our doors. As you can see, the clamp that goes around the roof line does not interfere with the shutting of our door. Now we'll place our rear bar onto the rear part of our roof. To make sure we get this bar in the correct position, another measurement needs to be taken. Again, you can find that in the fit guide, measuring from the center of one bar to the center of the other. We'll do it on both sides to ensure that our bars are parallel and that our feet are straight across from each other. All right, with our bars in place we can go ahead and repeat the same tightening process that that we used for our front bar. This system may require the SportRack Short Roof Adapter sold separately with part number SR1116 for shorter roofs or dramatically curved roof lines. It's made from a sturdy steel construction with a black plastic coating that's going to stand up well against rust and harsh UV rays. This roof rack system's going to offer a weight capacity of 130 pounds and the crossbars are going to measure 50" long, by 3/4" wide, by 3/4" tall. That's going to do it for our review of the SportRack Semi-Custom Roof Rack for Naked Roofs. .
Average Customer Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars (101 Customer Reviews)Economically priced, removable roof rack clamps to your vehicle's naked roof. The square, steel crossbars can accommodate a variety of accessories such as bike racks, ski carriers and cargo baskets. Included locks secure the rack to your roof.
Took longer than expected (11 days) for the roof rack to show up but once it did I had it installed on my 07 Prius in about a 1/2 an hour . The quality far exceeded my expectations ! Seems to be comprable to a Thule rack at about half the price . Makes a little noise at highway speed but not too bad . I think I'll skip the fairing . Very pleased ! 80114
by: Ron M.07/27/2013
This rack is made by Thule and the quality is solid and the price about 1/2 of a Thule. The directions could be better - the bolt under the lock needs to be backed off all the way and the mount giggle a little to get it to conform to the roof lines on the Prius. Other than that, very easy to install with the included allen wrench. The rack feels like it's welded to the roof - I can grab it and shake the car. etrailer has EXCELLENT sales support and follow through - really top of the line! 91879
by: david U03/20/2015
i called etrailer looking to buy my first set of kayak racks for my chevy malibu, i was looking for a affordable, tough set of racks that where easy to install and i also had some specific questions reguarding the rack. i was able to talk to Melinda E. a sales rep at etrailer, she was fantastic. she was tons of help and answered all of my questions, she helped me get just what i was looking for. i have delt with lots of companies but none have went as smooth as the transaction with melinda E. at etrailor. she let me know when the item shiped via email, also when it arrived. wich only took 2 days! and free shipping! the rack is perfect and just what i was looking for, i was able to install it in about 35 minutes, it also had great instructions. dont go buy a $500+ dolar rack, this rack is wonderfuly built and will save you lots of money for you to spend on your adventures!! i cant recomend this rack enough. if you want to order anything, ask for Melinda E. extention 332 she will be a ton of help, hope this reveiw helps! 179881
by: Thomas Clough04/29/2015
I ordered a SportRack for my 2011 Nissan Versa, the one the sales lady said would fit both the 4-door and 5-door Nissan Versas. The specified setting of 21 for the forward rack was inadequate to span the roof at the specified position (15 inches). I made it work by setting that rack at 24. The rear rack could not be made to span the roof at the specified distance of 28 inches aft of the leading edge of the rear door. Even at the maximum setting on the transverse bar and with the hook adjustment screws at their maximum extension there was not enough reach for the anchoring hooks to grasp the edge of the door opening. Only by moving the rear rack so far forward that it was no longer a useful roof rack system could I get the rear rack to attach. Money down the drain. If you need a roof rack, then find a local installer and forget about mail order purchases. With a local installer your money stays in your pocket until the job is done right. 188716
by: Matt V07/14/2016
I bought these for my 2011 Hyundai Sonata so I could haul my fishing kayak around. The price and delivery were first class and I couldn't be happier with that aspect. The bars themselves were very easy to install. The measurements for the width of the car was laughably off, however the width from the door to the bar and the separation of the two bars was spot on. Once you have those, it's easy enough to make them fit on your vehicle. 271940
I ordered it Monday, received it on Thursday!! Fits my 2011 Honda Civic like a gem. Instructions are very simple and I had mine set on my car in twenty minutes. Only small issue I took with the product is that the adjustable sliders were put on so tight, not only were they difficult to loosen up to the length I needed, but there were considerable dents in the rails because of this. I chalked this up to being expected after using myself, but I was disappointed to see this on a brand new product. Other than that, I feel secure with my kayak on the rack and I'm confident traveling long distances on the highway. I shopped around extensively and you won't find a better product for the price! Overall very pleased with etrailer and the product!! 272276
by: John B04/04/2015
This is a solid rack and reasonably priced. It has a solid "locked in" feel on my roof. Nitpicking a little, the rubber pads have protrusions that fit through holes in the feet, but they don't fit well or stay in place. I suppose it doesn't matter after the rack is tightened in place because they aren't going any where. Also the inside part of the foot doesn't actually touch my roof ('09 Hyundai Sonata). The video and installation instructions are complete and detailed. Overall I'd recommend it as a good choice, I use mine for a small kayak and it works great. 183031
I purchased the SportRack for my 2009 Hyundai Sonata. The installation instructions were very clear, it only took about 35 minutes to install and adjust. The quality is very good. You can spend more if you want a big name but if you want to spent less and get the job done the SportRack can't be beat. 222261
by: Don P.04/21/2015
The SR1002 roof rack for my 2010 Camry worked out great. Just what I was looking for. The personal at etrader where very helpful in all aspects of my transaction. 187070
arrived quickly and mounted securly on my 2012 nissan versa hatchback. small break in the plastic guard on one of the main bars(less than 1/32in in size) but only a visual problem, otherwise very happy. 182893
by: Noah T.09/03/2015
I like the design and looks but there are three problems I've seen so far. Starting off, I'm sure I put it together correctly but water still seemed to get between my doors into the car, also the manual for the number is wrong for my car(Honda accord 07). Finally, my car door doesn't shut properly but does shut, overall I still think its awesome, just keep this in consideration, thanks. 223955
the product came as expected. the ease at which I was able to set it up was very scary I didn't think it would be this easy to put up but in fact it was extremely easy to put up. I tested it on my Hyundai Sonata as well as my Hyundai Elantra. I think it's a great product and I'm getting ready to buy my roof bike rack to go with this. 188819
by: Bill B.06/20/2013
The Sportrak fit my Mercedes perfectly and has provided the base for my Malone Kayak carrier. It appears to be very solid and well made. Thanks. 85385
by: Chris M.06/15/2013
It came exactly as advertised and was easy to install. I was worried as I had a Prius with a sunroof and solar panel. No problem. Though I had to adjust from the recommended settings, it fit firmly and snuggly and easily holds my kayaks. 84808
Recently ordered the roof rack for my 2013 Toyota Camry, followed the directions, fit perfectly. Shipping was fast, and the staff at E Trailer made sure I knew exactly where I was in the process. Highly Recommend purchasing from them. 141083
by: Kent H.06/26/2016
This is an economical roof rack for smaller loads (no more than 130 lbs., depending on the vehicle). We use it to carry a small canoe on a 2006 Dodge Magnum. 265250
by: Alex K08/24/2015
Universal rail. Did it job just fine. easy to assemble. Honda accord 2003 4 dr. Doors are not closed as tight and easy. Some water gets in when it rains. 221305
I was skeptical about how this "naked roof" attachment strategy was going to work, but now that I've tried it out I feel OK about it. The rubber is pretty thick, so I haven't seen any scratch marks. Once you get it adjusted for your vehicle it's pretty easy to mount or dismount. The only complaint I have is that the doors "don't close right" when it is attached (at least on my 2008 Honda Fit Sport) -- they get forced slightly down, which probably isn't serious, but it isn't good for them either. This also means the weatherstripping doesn't fully seal, so I hear more wind noise when driving (not counting the noise the bars and bikes add). It hasn't rained on my vehicle while this is attached yet, but I wouldn't be surprised if a little water leaked through too. This is my first rack mount, and all in all I'm satisfied with it. It was a reasonable price, was easy to install, and doesn't feel like it's going to loosen up and fly off. 138909
by: Havana Hall06/06/2016
Very solid and secure. I'm impressed! Must say I had my doubts but this product but it performs beyond my expectations. We needed a second roof rack system to shuttle our kayaks back to the "put-in" after paddling down river on the Chattahoochee. We originally purchased a Thule system for my girlfriends wagon at [...]'s garage sale and found fold down kayak holders at another garage sale months later. That left the rigid stand up kayak holders (that you see in the pics) just sitting around. This etrailer.com roof rack works great for our needs, is easily removable, and super economical. Happy kayaking! 258108
by: Glen S.07/19/2015
This is a great rack. We are very happy with it. The cost is great compared with the popular brands. It mounts so firm I can shake the whole car with it. There is a little wind noise above 60 mph but that is to be expected. There is a discrepancy in the instructions though minor. The pieces that hook into the door area are supposed to be flush with the car, per instructions. This can't happen on a Honda Fit as there is a ridge that prevents it. It is however very safe and secure sticking out a little. Not really a problem but I could see how some people might think they have a problem. 213013
I like the design. One of our cross members did have a significant gouge (straight out of the box) in the plastic casing that wraps the cross member but I didn't have time to return it before I needed to use it. It is pretty sturdy system overall but the clamp's design does not force each clamp to pinch as much as it should. As the clamps are tightened, they begin to stretch and slip up off of the car's overhead structure. The design should have an additional adjustment on each end that cantilevers the top of the clamp to pull out on the top which would force the bottom to pivot/ push into the car more. I was worried during our travel that it would be jolted and then slip off of its install point. So the install would require the installer to place the assembly, tighten each opposing cantilever adjustment while simultaneously and incrementally tightening the other adjustment crew for snug fit in the vertical direction. 144184
by: Brenda F.03/03/2016
Very nice and sturdy rack system. I am driving from San Antonio to Seattle, this is a great accompaniment for the trip. 239433
by: Brenda F.03/03/2016
Very nice and sturdy rack system. I am driving from San Antonio to Seattle, this is a great accompaniment for the trip. 239434
The SR1002 is a good product so far. Just local travel so far. The test will be when i do my 150 mile road trip to the lake. Purchased this roof rack to haul my new Pelican Catch 120 kayak. 268193
by: Laurie N07/09/2014
Here it is in use. Good instructions; good price. Does the job. Thanks! 140379
by: Joe Santa Maria06/21/2013
Love it... It was simple to install and it also works like a CHAMP! 85444
by: Ed C.06/18/2016
The initial quality seemed acceptable. However, the part that sits in the door/roof channel has a different angle then what the product on the rack mounting bracket. I was concerned about it but thought it would conform to it when I tightened the adjustment screws. However, I've installed rear rack twice now with the second time heavily tightening/torquing down the screws. Unfortunately the rear rack's bracket has again popped off! I regret buying this product and am unlikely to try it a third time. BTW, I hold an engineering degree and have worked with my hands all my life so it's not a question of ineptness. The product would likely have worked fine if the bracket had matched the angle of the door/roof channel. 262440
by: Mike B07/16/2014
The rack is well made and I have no problem with the quality of the manufacture or appearance. Etrailer's service was absolutely perfect and I will gladly use them again in the future. The downside is the fit is "generic" as a made for my car model adapter set for my Thule racks is no longer produced. Because of the "fits many models", the side plates for the rack hold my door slightly ajar and the wind noise that results from the top of the door not closing fully is really bad. I've tried moving it forwards and back but no bueno. IF you need a rack and no specific kit is available I'd say get this but I may have to take it off as the fit and resulting noise is wearing me out. 141611
by: Christian W.09/20/2015
Works well. No problems . 226640
by: Jim P.07/10/2016
Even after watching the web site video of the installation when I first look at the rack, I was convinced it would not fit on my car. To my amazement, after some tinkering not fully described in the directions, I was successfully able to mount the rack on the car roof. It fits well and is relatively easy to install. It would have gone a lot quicker if only all of the instructions had been provided. In spite of this, I am very pleased with the rack. It is a great value and we've already carried our two kayaks to the lake and back successfully. You could spend two to three times as much for a big brand name system and not do any better. 270344
by: Mike W.07/14/2015
This roof rack seems legit. Putting it on my car was fairly easy. Just a little tweaking needed. I haven't really noticed any major increase in wind noise, only a little and I was really listening for it. I got this to haul a 10' kayak around but I just received the rack yesterday and put it on today and haven't had a chance to carry my kayak yet. I don't foresee a problem. The rack is solid on the car and looks good. I'm very pleased with it. Etrailer had the best price and shipping was quick. I'm happy. 211681
by: Tom P02/18/2016
The SportRack is a great buy. When I took it out of the box, it was in perfect condition; no dinks or tears on the "rubber" coatings and painted metal parts. It looks and works like a mini van Thule rack I bought 30 years ago. (Except the price was only a third of what a Thule would have cost me.) The suggested width numbers between right and left mounting brackets were off, but not important. Just make sure the numbers are the same on both sides when fitting to your roof. It took me about 15 minutes to properly measure an mount the 1st time. After that, it will take about 5 minutes. Excellent. 238094
by: Bill R.06/01/2016
While its twice the price of the cheapest rails you can find at Walmart or Freddy's its THREE TIMES the quality!! At ikea and other retailers the Yamaha and similar systems (while quite nice) are ridiculously expensive. THIS system, at $[...] is much more than I was expecting and PERFECT for carrying my 11' rigid bottom inflatable! Very strong and even good looking and includes ZLICKING COVERS to prevent theft from your vehicle. I'm happy and you will be too for this price. ONLY negative might be that the cross bar is a very strong non-metal material which stops me from welding items to it. 255385
by: Gary Feyen06/13/2016
I use the roof rack for carrying kayaks (1 or 2 at a time), 15' - 17' long. I slip foam blocks over the rack tubes (the kayaks rest on the foam blocks) and strap the kayaks to the tubes. The rack is the base component and it mounts securely to the car so I don't have to worry about the load. Mounting to the car is easy once you have the rack posts adjusted to the roof width. One allen bolt at each corner, 3-5 turns to tighten when mounting, 3-5 turns to loosen to remove. 5 minutes on or off, easy and quick. I am very pleased with the quality and function. 261039
by: Steve Zavatsky07/27/2013
Do not fit well especially with the heat. The rubber heats up and does not stay put. Actually one of the rubber pieces on the rack that connect to the bar popped out where it's rather cheaply pieced together. These connectors actually damaged the plastic like resin or coating the car has on the upper part of my doors when I clamped them down. They don't hold well at all and I spent the entire trip worrying I was going to lose everything. Any undue pressure to like using tie downs and they pop right out of place. GEEZ 91864
Directions were a little sketchy but if you can look at pictures and have some common sense, you'll do just fine. I put my kayak on top of my Camry and went out today. Easy to do, easy to tie down, load was secure and stable. I'd say that means it works as advertised! The other big plus, the noise reduction!! Since I didn't have to put the straps through my car the noise was reduced greatly. If you're here it's cause you're considering it. If you're concerned, don't be! Click buy! 262997
by: David K.01/22/2016
The quality of the racks is great and exceeded my expectations at a very reasonable price. The racks were shipped quickly and arrived in perfect condition. My only problem was that the numbers to set the bar at for my car didn't work, but with a little trial and error I figured it out, even with that the installation only took 45 mins. I,m very happy with the racks, and they are the lowest price I could find for a high quality rack system anywhere. 235992
This works great you just really have to make sure the rack is on there very tight to where you can't pull it off with your hands. Also you have to strap it down so that it does not make the bars flex or they will loosen and cause problems. 145810
by: Bill K05/28/2014
Easy to install. Took me about 35 minutes. Seems very solid so far. I haven't had the board on it yet, but this rack is exactly what I was looking for (with locks) at a very decent price. I recommended you guys on Facebook. I searched for an install video on Youtube that was helpful too. Thanks for offering this product. If I went with Thule's product including locks it would have cost me 300 bucks more. 133134
by: Amy B08/19/2015
It's easy to put on and seems really solid. I'm looking forward to putting my kayak on and heading out. The only criticism is that I should have considered in advance is the wind noise; but that's not the problem of the rack really. The rails are boxy and not the most aerodynamic, but aftermarket roof racks are noisier. Follow the directions and your rack should be unboxed and mounted within 30 minutes. 220345
Product arrived on time, in good shape. Instruction were OK. Installation went well and produce finishes were, OK. The cross bar had two digs in the plastic coating on the bar. Neither one broke through to the metal. I'm pretty sure it did not happen during transport, as the marks were in the middle of the bar and the system was packed well. In all would recommend both supplier and product. 162680
by: Johnny Mac09/13/2013
I can't speak of the product yet as I have not put it to the test. Iti s still inthe box and will be uncrated this weekend and adjoined to the auto roof ready for recreation. I can tell you the web site and the customer services was a top - notch experience dealing with you all! :) Refreshing! Good Job it makes a difference keep it up! happy Friday all Johnny Mac 99752
by: Ken R06/21/2016
Product as described. Packaging could have been sturdier from manufacturer. Shipping was prompt. Also did have a lower price and after necessary research and documentation I was refunded the difference +10%. etrailer is reputable and apparently a well run business. I will continue to use them again when needed. I will highly recommended. Ken Russell 263487
It does the job! Just one thing I'd like to mention: the plastic padding melts easy and becomes deformed. This was the case after the first use. I'm not always 100% confident the the bars will last, they're a hard plastic and I fear it will snap soon seeing how it's slightly bending. Otherwise, it carries my kayak to and from the lake :) 250941
I love my set of Sport Racks. They were easy to install, and very quickly. They are well made and strong and come in very handy. I haul my kayack all over Northern CA and never worry. In between times I use the racks for borrowing ladders and misc. I would recommend them to anyone looking for a pair of great roof racks?? 271265
by: Nick W06/07/2016
Amazing product. Installed once. It's secure. Simple. Keeps my kayak on top my car with no issues. Sure beats the foam I was using before. Value option to other brands and it's just as good and secure. Worth every penny for my safety and the safety of the public. Last thing I want is a kayak to fly off my car. Very sturdy. 258470
by: Dave B.02/08/2015
Had to fiddle with it to get a good fit, but should do the job of carrying my 90 lb Car top tent...It's rated te 130 Lbs. Hums above 45 MPH due to the square cross bars, I put a swimming noodle over it for now and that quieted it down. Hopefully it will be quiet when I get the tent mounted. Good product, Dave B. 172854
Shopped around and this was the lowest price and with free shipping. Fast delivery with emails letting me know they received my order, shipped my order and delivered my order. Liked having the link to a video on how to install. This was extremley helpful. Would highly recommend purchasing from this company. 211817
by: Chris R07/13/2014
Shipment came on time. Great product and easy to setup with the provided instructions. The guide for each specific car model made the assembly go together without any confusion. Great value. The customer service was top notch. I was in the loop the whole time and they responded to my questions quickly. 141125
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