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- Support your roof with an advanced Rhino-Rack Backbone Base Rack Mounting System
- Specifically designed for your 2007 and newer Jeep JK Wrangler
- Innovative design allows for hardtop removal
- Increases carrying capacity up to 220+ lb load rating
- Backbone comes complete with all internal support frames, mounting plates and fitting hardware
- Base Rack Backbone Mounting System also includes Rhino-Rack leg kits and Vortex Aero or Heavy Duty crossbars
- Choose between black or silver crossbars for a custom look
- Rhino-Rack Backbone Base Rack Mounting System is backed by a 1-Year limited warranty
The skeleton of your 2007 or newer Jeep JK Wrangler is strong and solid. Build on that inherent strength with the Rhino-Rack Backbone Base Rack Mounting System. Made specifically for 2007 and newer Jeep JK Wranglers, the Backbone uses your Jeeps interior structure for support to extend your roof line and maximize carrying capacity.
The Backbone JK rack system turns up your toting capabilities from 60 lbs or less to an insane 220+ lb load rating. What’s better is that you can still get your hardtop off with ease since the Backbone system uses the same penetrations that hold your hardtop in place.
Your Rhino-Rack Backbone roof rack system comes complete with all the internal support frames, mounting plates and fitting hardware required for installation. As an added bonus, the Rhino-Rack Backbone Base Rack Mounting System also includes Rhino-Rack leg kits, end caps and either Vortex Aero or Heavy Duty crossbars. Your Rhino-Rack Backbone Base Rack Mounting System is protected with a 1-year limited warranty.
Rhino-Rack Backbone Base Rack System Customer Reviews
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Reviewed by stephen w (KODIAK, AK) Reviewed for a 2014 Jeep Wrangler — Oct 07, 2017 1:40 PM
This rack seems solid. My only complaint is the quality of the "O" rings, of which only two are needed. They both failed upon installation and I created a work-around. Aside from that, I like it and believe it to be a solid unit. I won't get to test it with any real weight for some time.
Reviewed by Severino L (MILILANI, HI) Reviewed for a 2012 Jeep Wrangler — Jul 31, 2017 9:28 PM
Great roof rack I love it. Installation was not difficult and the instructions were very good.
Reviewed by James D (Stillwater, NY) Reviewed for a 2017 Jeep Wrangler — Apr 04, 2017 1:57 PM
Glad I bought it looks and fits great took more than the 2 hrs it says ,the only issue is the front rack mount has a metal plate that bolts from the underside and it interferes with the Sirius antenna reception that's mounted under the top, have to see if I can relocate it.
Reviewed by Porandradeo J (Charlotte, NC) Reviewed for a 2014 Jeep Wrangler — Mar 25, 2017 8:23 PM
I was a little hesitant to instal it my self, however after following the instructions I was pleasantly pleased with the result. So far the backbone system does not leak and look awesome. There is however wind noise at high speed. It's a jeep noise is no issue for me.
Reviewed by Daniel P (TAMPA, FL) — Dec 24, 2016 10:39 AM
System was fairly easy to install it took about 3 hours. There were some additional pads that I could not determine where to apply them; however the necessary ones all seem to be in place. The only issue I see is there is only one screw that fastens the rack down to the platform. I may tap a couple more holes in each platform and install two additional screws, since the holders can accommodate them. All in all though seems to be a great system.