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The static rating for the roof is 450lbs. Still not a lot to work with.
Very true. 340 lbs for two people is really cutting it close. I guess the something like the Rhino Backbone system is the only non external cage option that I know of to add strength(?). Since the Superlite is so light I was hoping to be able to take it and the rack system off when not in use
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Very true. 340 lbs for two people is really cutting it close. I guess the something like the Rhino Backbone system is the only non external cage option that I know of to add strength(?). Since the Superlite is so light I was hoping to be able to take it and the rack system off when not in use
I’m still confused on the rhino rack backbone because it has disclaimers all over it that you are still limited by factory load ratings.
 

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I’m still confused on the rhino rack backbone because it has disclaimers all over it that you are still limited by factory load ratings.
Is it about the factory roof load rating or gvwr?
 

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Very true. 340 lbs for two people is really cutting it close. I guess the something like the Rhino Backbone system is the only non external cage option that I know of to add strength(?). Since the Superlite is so light I was hoping to be able to take it and the rack system off when not in use
Good motivation for my wife and I to not put on weight. 290lbs between the two of us.
 

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I think you need to add the mattress and ladder too.
 

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FWIW, I chatted with Thomas Rhines at GFC about perhaps attaching a RTT directly to a Bronco without a roof rack. Here is the reply:

"Thanks for shooting us a message in the chat! Most roof top tents will require a roof rack to mount the tent to. Our roof top tent can mount using several different mounting solutions, but for the Bronco especially, you will need a roof rack to put anything on top of it."

I have not given up on a direct attachment, using the factory attach points. Maybe someone and cobble something up.
 
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Not sure if this has been discussed, but if your keen on seeing what the GFC Superlite RTT looks like on a 2Door check out “Justin B. McBride” on YouTube.
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