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Roof Racks

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Thinking of getting a couple of Hobie Quest 11's, total weight on roof of outlander would be 52 Kilos, I an worried about having them on the side on the roof, wind and the like, any experience here? 

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Hi Foghorn,

I've had two of the slightly heavier Revolution 13s on the roof of my Mazda 323. In my case I had one sitting flat and upside down on one side of the roof racks and I have an angled cradle for the second kayak.

I've travelled at 110km/h with a single kayak and 80km/h with the two on the roof and I haven't had a problem yet. In the car manual you should find the maximum load rating for roof racks.

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