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  • How To: Roof Bags Installation and Use

    How To: Roof Bags Installation and Use

    A cargo bag is one of the most convenient and affordable ways to carry extra items that just wont fit into the trunk or cargo space of your car or SUV. Here’s a video that shows how easy a roof bag is to install and pack. When you’re headed out of town on a road [&hellip...

  • How To: Tie Down Roof Cargo

    Sep 23, 13 • How-To, Vehicle CargoNo Comments
    How To: Tie Down Roof Cargo

    The aerodynamic shape of most vehicles is designed to direct air flow from the front of the car to the sides and up over the hood and windshield in a streamline fashion. Cargo items placed on a vehicle roof are affected by front-end air flow when they overlap the upward streamline. Larger cargo is affected [&hellip...

  • Video – TRCB-4460-U Telescoping Universal Roof Rails

    Sep 16, 13 • How-To, Vehicle Cargo, VideoNo Comments
    Video – TRCB-4460-U Telescoping Universal Roof Rails

    For more information on the TRCB-4460-U Telescoping Universal Roof Rails click here In this video we feature the TRCB-4460-U Universal Roof Rails. These adjustable telescoping cross bars are designed to work with almost any four door vehicle, including cars, SUVs and trucks. Perfect for when you need to carry ladders, lumber, or extra cargo!  ...

  • How To: Figure out what trailer hitch is on my vehicle

    How To: Figure out what trailer hitch is on my vehicle

    TRAILER HITCH GUIDELINES Tongue Weight Capacity: This is the maximum VERTICAL weight that the frame of your vehicle can support. Tongue Weight Capacities for Various Hitch Classes: Hitch Class Tongue Wt. Capacity Class I 200-250 lbs Class II   250-350 lbs Class III -IV 350-600 lbs Class V 1,000 lbs + Sources for determining tongue [&hellip...

  • Video – RCB-3745-U Universal Car Top Carriers

    Aug 15, 13 • How-To, Vehicle Cargo, VideoNo Comments
    Video – RCB-3745-U Universal Car Top Carriers

    For more information on the RCB-3745-U Universal Car Top Carriers click here – http://www.discountramps.com/car-top-carrier.htm These universal roof bars attach to almost any 4 door vehicle, whether it be a car, truck or SUV. Installs quickly and easily to help you transport extra cargo. Not recommended for 2 door vehicles because the bars cannot be spaced far [&hellip...

  • How To: Maintain Ratchet Tie Down Straps

    How To: Maintain Ratchet Tie Down Straps

    Whether you are a motocross or ATV enthusiast who’s hauling machines to the trail every weekend, the ever-vigilant adult child of an aging parent who needs a hand getting the yard mowed or snow removed from the driveway, or THE guy with the pickup truck – suddenly everyone’s best friend – that gets asked to [&hellip...

  • How To: Determine if I need taillights for my carrier

    Jul 23, 13 • How-To, Vehicle CargoNo Comments
    How To: Determine if I need taillights for my carrier

    When do I need a tail light kit for my carrier? Local ordinances vary by area. However, please contact your local police department or put on a light kit just to be safe. Generally speaking, if you can still see your vehicle’s taillights the police should not give you any problems...

  • How To: Determine if a hitch mounted carrier will work with my vehicle

    Jul 23, 13 • How-To, Vehicle CargoNo Comments
    How To: Determine if a hitch mounted carrier will work with my vehicle

    Will a carrier work with my vehicle? A hitch mounted carrier will work safely with some vehicles; however, there are other factors that are inherent in using a carrier. Please make sure to get answers for all of the following questions to determine if a hitch mounted carrier will work safely with your vehicle: Do [&hellip...

  • Video – Tener Bike Hitch Racks – BC-7806

    Video – Tener Bike Hitch Racks – BC-7806

    For more information click here – http://www.discountramps.com/bike-hitch-rack.htm Easily haul up to 4 bicycles with the Tener Bicycle Hitch Rack. Conveniently tilts down to allow access to the rear of your vehicle. Features anti-wobble hitch pin, and thumb screw for rattle free transport. Bikes fit safely and snug in the rubber cradles.  ...

  • Video – Summit Hitch Cargo Bag – RBG-04

    Jun 27, 13 • How-To, Vehicle Cargo, VideoNo Comments
    Video – Summit Hitch Cargo Bag – RBG-04

    For more information click here – http://www.discountramps.com/hitch-cargo-bag.htm Store extra cargo in this 19.6 cubic ft. waterproof cargo bag from Rage Powersports. Perfect for luggage and other gear that needs to stay dry. The Summit Cargo Bag can be used with hitch mounted carriers, or your vehicles existing roof side rails.  ...