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G'day all, so we've ditched the idea of getting a camper trailer and decided to go with a roof top tent and let the kids use swags.
The question is what kind best suits a JKU and what kind of roof rack will we need to get? I've looked at a few but the weight load on them seems to be pretty sketchy (yeah I could do with a few more sit-ups) and I don't want to have to remove the snorkel or light bar. I've attached a picture of the kind of thing I'd like to have and what my jeep looks like atm. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Cheers all.

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Don't have but I've heard great things about Garvin rack. I know sbroffroad.com.au has them.
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Uneek 4x4. Australian owned, designed and built. As for the light bar. Uneek have their own brackets you can purchase to attach it to their rack.

Have a look at 4WD Supercentre for their roof top tents. I believe they are Chinese but I haven't heard anyone complain about them.
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Second for UNEEK4x4. tough gear and Australian condition tested. Another alternative is FrontRunner for a rack but only if you are keen to never remove the hard top as their rack bolts through the hard top
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What's it like to take the roof off the Uneek one with the rack on? Still trying to decide on one for my 2 door. Too many decisions
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You can always try sharpwrax for a rack.

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What's it like to take the roof off the Uneek one with the rack on? Still trying to decide on one for my 2 door. Too many decisions
Easy, the Uneek rack undoes at the front and folds backwards allowing for the softop to be lowered. Or can be completely removed by 4 bolts to remove the hardtop.
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Easy, the Uneek rack undoes at the front and folds backwards allowing for the softop to be lowered. Or can be completely removed by 4 bolts to remove the hardtop.
Thanks for the info! After I save up a bit more money I'll probably get the Uneek one. The blokes at the shop are quite friendly and I'm happy with their bullbar.
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