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Find strong, lightweight, versatile, and modular off-road rated racks for roof tops, pick-up/bakkie beds, canopy tops, trailers and vehicle interiors. Options available to add Expedition Rails and additional slats to create solid platforms. Use 50+ accessories to mount gear and toys to the top, bottom or sides of the rack. Front Runner's Slimline II Rack is one of the most intelligent vehicle based storage systems in the world. All Rack Kits SHIP FREE.*
Front Runner Roof Rack Kits include a Front Runner off-road rated all aluminum roof rack tray, wind deflector, and the vehicle specific mounting system. All hardware components needed to install the tray on a specific vehicle are included. Installation guides are available in the INSTALL tab of each product. SHOP BY VEHICLE to find the rack kits available for your vehicle, or browse to shop for an appropriate rack.
Factory/OEM Rail Roof Kits include a Front Runner off-road rated all aluminum roof rack tray, wind deflector, and a mounting system compatible with existing factory / OEM roof rails. All hardware components needed to install the tray on a specific vehicle included. SHOP BY VEHICLE and use our vehicle selection tool to find a rack that is right for your vehicle. Or browse to shop for the rack size appropriate for your roof top.
Take your truck storage capacity to the next level with a Front Runner pick-up / bakkie Bed Rack. Our Bed Rack Kits consist of a Front Runner off-road rated all aluminum roof rack tray and a truck specific mounting system. SHOP BY VEHICLE and use our vehicle selection tool to find the bed rack kits available for your vehicle, or browse to shop for an appropriate size rack. Installation guides are available for download in the INSTALL tab of each product.
Our Canopy/Cap/Trailer Rack Kits consist of a Front Runner off-road rated all aluminum roof rack tray and an appropriately sized track and foot mounting system. The included track can be easily drilled for the end user to customize placement of the rack mounting system. Browse to shop for an appropriate size rack for your camper shell / canopy cap or trailer top. Need help choosing which solution is right for you? Simply contact us.
Convert any size Slimline II Rack to an expedition style rack at any time. Available in full perimeter kits, side kits, and front or back kits. The Expedition Rails are engineered for full functionality and built with the same durability and strength as all Front Runner Roof Racks.
Front Runner Roof Racks aren’t just for roofs anymore! Mount many of the same Front Runner Roof Rack Accessories to the top, bottom and sides of an interior rack to increase storage space and optimize organization.
Find spares, additional components and replacement parts for Front Runner Rack Trays and Mounting Systems. Browse here to shop for additional slats to turn a Front Runner Rack Tray into a platform, different mounting systems to repurpose a Front Runner Tray for another vehicle, or to purchase feet and track to create a custom installation.
Front Runner Rack Accessories are built to endure the world’s roughest terrain while still offering easy on and off mounting as well as flexibility in arranging gear across the top, bottom or sides of the rack. Check out Front Runner’s 50+ solutions for securing outdoor sports gear, camping supplies, water, off-road rescue equipment, roof top tents, and much more. Start customizing the perfect off-road tough rack system now!
Browse and shop Front Runner’s off-road tough gear transport solutions. Front Runner’s simple bolt on system makes arranging accessories across the top, bottom or sides of the rack effortless. Secure bikes, surfboards, wakeboards, SUPs, skis, fishing poles, snowboards, canoes/kayaks, kite boards and more. A few clicks is all it takes to design and customize the perfect sport gear carrying system.
Browse and shop Front Runner’s off-road tough gear transport solutions. Front Runner’s simple bolt on system makes arranging accessories across the top, bottom or sides of the rack effortless. Secure water tanks, lights, shower arms, propane/gas tanks, cast iron pots, roof top tents, chairs, firewood, bbq/braai cooking grates, tables and more. A few clicks is all it takes to design and customize the perfect camping gear carrying system.
Browse and shop Front Runner’s off-road tough gear transport solutions. Front Runner’s simple bolt on system makes arranging accessories across the top, bottom or sides of the rack effortless. Secure axes, spade/shovels, jacks, rescue tracks, jerry cans, Wolf Packs, tyres/tires, luggage and more. A few clicks is all it takes to design and customize the perfect gear carrying system.
Front Runner has a reputation for designing and manufacturing best in class vehicle organizing systems. Applying this mission of thoughtful engineering and quality craftsmanship to campsites has resulted in a line of innovative, space saving, and durable camping products that stow easily on Front Runner rack systems and/or inside vehicles. Shop now for light and low profile roof top tents, instant 2 person ground tents, compact stainless steel camp tables, chairs, cooking accessories and more.
Front Runner shade and shelter products offer protection from the elements with a focus on quality, style and function. Browse to shop for Front Runner roof top tents, awnings, ground tents, and accessories.
Front Runner has developed a line of tools to efficiently prep, cook, and eat outdoors. Our designers are tasked with a simple mission - to create products that inspire a mini revelation. It is Front Runner’s goal to offer “how did I ever camp without these” products like our campfire cooking grate and kitchen utensil roll.
Create a home away from home with gear that is comfortable, sturdy, functional, and travels compact. The Front Runner Expander Chairs fold down to 1/17th their size. The Front Runner line of standard and pro stainless steel camp tables can be stored and locked away underneath all Front Runner racks. Our campsite basics are anything but.
Get organized with Front Runner’s carrying and storage solutions for campsites. Wolf Packs and Cub packs are ideal for moving gear in and out of vehicles and stacking for staging, prep, and additional work surfaces. Front Runner’s storage systems nest, collapse, and / or fold for space saving convenience on the road and off.
Axes, shovels, first aid kits, saws, showers and other specialty products curated to compliment Front Runner’s camping and rack accessories.
If you don’t currently need a complete Front Runner Roof Rack but still want off-road rated, durable cargo space for a bicycle, roof top tent, kayak, and other gear carrying accessories, consider a Front Runner Load Bar Kit. A smaller footprint, lower profile, lighter load capacity, limited accessory range, and entry level pricing distinguish Front Runner Load Bars from Front Runner Roof Racks.
Front Runner’s Roof Load Bar Kits consist of a pair of load bar slats and a vehicle specific mounting system. All hardware components needed to install the load bar slats on a specific vehicle are included. Installation guides are available for download in the INSTALL tab of each product. “SHOP BY VEHICLE” and use our vehicle selection tool to find the rack and load bar kits available for your vehicle, or browse to shop for an appropriate rack or load bars.
Front Runner’s Pick-Up / Bakkie Bed Load Bar Kits consist of a pair of load bar slats and a truck specific bed / cargo bay mounting system. All hardware components needed to install the load bar slats on a specific truck bed are included. “SHOP BY VEHICLE” and use our vehicle selection tool to find the rack and load bar kits available for your pick-up/bakkie bed, or browse to shop for an appropriate rack or load bar kit.
Front Runner Roof Load Bar components include load bar slats, end caps, mounting systems and replacement parts. If you'd like to customize your vehicle's Load Bars and don't see what you need here, please CONTACT US!
Arguing with travelling companions about how to fit too much gear into too little space is a terrible way to start a road trip! Front Runner engineers have designed relationship saving organizing systems. Our boxes, drawers, sliders, safes, and gullwing panels provide easy access, security, and above all, innovative space saving alternatives to traditional vehicle based storage solutions.
Get organized with these Front Runner carrying and storage solutions. Wolf Packs and Cub Packs are ideal for moving gear in and out of vehicles to garages or campsites. Front Runner’s boxes and bags nest, collapse, and/or fold for space saving convenience on the road and off. Our boxes and bags are “universal fit”, which means they will work with all vehicle makes, models, and years.
Front Runner’s off-road tough drawer systems are locking and feature quality slides with 113 kg / 250 lb per drawer load carrying capacity. Keep tools, hunting equipment, photo gear, and more out of the sight, safe, and organized for easy access. Sold either as vehicle specific systems complete with decking and wings for a customized fit or as “universal” fitted systems sold in an assortment of lengths, widths and heights.
Front Runner’s off-road tough sliders latch closed and feature a 113 kg / 250 lb load carrying capacity. Traditionally used to easily access refrigerators or tool boxes, Front Runner cargo slides can also be used to carry Wolf Packs, Cub Packs and other heavier gear. Front Runner Sliders can be secured to most flat surfaces. Browse to shop for an appropriately sized slider for your vehicle and gear.
Front Runner locking safes mount securely under vehicle consoles or under seats for out of sight, protected storage for your valuables.
Utilize these cargo rails, straps, brackets, clips and tie down rings for a variety of “universal” storage applications.
Front Runner’s Gullwing product line features glass or aluminum locking access panels designed to replace existing vehicle specific fixed windows. The Front Runner Gullwing Storage Boxes mount inside the vehicle behind the gullwing access panels and feature optional shelves for secure and easy to access storage. Designed and built for on-road sophistication with off-road strength.
Comprehensive water storage is an often overlooked necessity when travelling. Front Runner manufactures a range of heavy duty poly water tanks and flexible water bags in a choice of sizes and shapes for almost any vehicle related application. Designed to withstand 4x4 off-road conditions and made from food grade polyethylene, Front Runner’s water storage systems are BPA free, do not taint the taste of water and can be easily cleaned.
Front Runner manufactures a comprehensive range of heavy duty off-road tough poly water tanks. Browse and shop for vehicle tanks with universal fitment like the Front Runner Footwell Water Tank or Front Runner 45l Rack Mount Water Tank or “Shop by Vehicle” for available vehicle specific tanks.
The Front Runner water bags are durable, work well in tight spaces, and fold compact when empty. Browse and shop here for these convenient and flexible water storage solutions.
Simple, sturdy solutions for rinsing off after a hike, bike ride, or overnight camping.
Accessories to design custom water distribution for your vehicle and campsite.
For those long, off the beaten path journeys Front Runner offers a line of fuel carrying products. From the tried and true Front Runner Jerry Can Holders to Front Runner’s vehicle specific additional fuel tanks, all of Front Runner’s fuel solutions are built off-road tough and designed to offer years of dependable service.
Common sense, time proven fuel carrying products that provide peace of mind when travelling through desolate regions of the world.
Keeping your perishable items fresh on a long trip can be a daunting task. Even the most insulated coolers require ice replenishment after a few days. Front Runner sells a range of top-notch, rugged vehicle powered refrigerators engineered to keep food cool and/or frozen regardless of the temperature outside. Front Runner also designs and manufactures off-road tough fridge and cargo slides compatible with all popular portable refrigerators.
Keeping your perishable items fresh on a long trip can be a daunting task. Even the most insulated coolers start to fail after a few days. The hunt for ice refills alone is enough to deflate even the most energetic traveler. Front Runner sells a range of top-notch, rugged vehicle powered refrigerators engineered to keep food cool and/or frozen regardless of the temperature outside. Front Runner also designs and manufactures off-road tough fridge and cargo slides compatible with all popular portable refrigerators.
Don’t underestimate the power of power! Front Runner designs and manufactures off-road tough battery brackets and offers for sale world renown dual battery systems, power packs, and chargers.
Chargers, controllers, monitors, power packs, solenoids and other equipment to manage vehicle battery systems.
Fuses, relays, plugs, terminals, switches and other components for assembling and maintaining vehicle battery systems.
Getting stuck sucks. Sure it’s ok for the first few minutes. That’s why you travel, to experience the unknown. To slow down. But then the sun sets. Travelling companions start complaining. And you’re still stuck. Our rescue equipment makes getting out of sticky situations a no brainer.
Off-road tough, easy to use LED lights with Front Runner signature touches that include rock guards, adjustable shields, simple plug and play power, and nearly unlimited mounting options on and around Front Runner Racks. Also available to browse and shop are wiring harnesses, extension cords, and remotes.
Front Runner designs and manufactures off-road tough vehicle ladders. The innovative spare wheel step requires no drilling and works on any vehicle with a swing mounted spare. The telescopic ladder is compatible with any vehicle that has a Front Runner Roof Rack. Vehicle specific ladders are available for Discovery 3 and 4 (LR3/LR4), Toyota Land Cruisers, Land Rover Defenders and more.
Front Runner’s hard-wearing vehicle protection provides a rugged defense in extreme road and trail conditions. When standard protection is inadequate or non-existent, you can count on Front Runner’s heavy-duty rock guards, light guards, hood protectors, rock slides, sump guards and fuel tank guards.
Front Runner’s expertly designed and quality built vehicle bumpers and tyre carriers are off-road tough and feature rich.
This kit creates a full size rack that is fitted above a pick-up truck load bed.
See the track and leg installation instructions in the DOWNLOADS tab for further details.
MORE INFO ABOUT THE SLIMLINE II ROOF RACKS:
THE SLIMLINE II IS STRONG. Unlike most roof racks, the Slimline II was designed and built specifically for off-road use. Manufactured with high density aluminum, the Front Runner Slimline II can withstand the stress of any adventure.
The load support slats fit into a double walled aluminum extrusion channel on the side profiles and are secured via locking nuts. This patented design creates a joint support that is stronger than usual for a roof rack.
The Slimline II’s L-shaped rear and front slat design increases the strength of the entire rack, making the Slimline II the lightest and the strongest roof rack available.
(*the rack must always be loaded in accordance with the vehicle’s load rating specifications).
THE SLIMLINE II IS LIGHTWEIGHT. Aluminum is on average 30% lighter than steel. The new Front Runner all aluminum Slimline II patented design offers the best strength to weight ratio of any roof rack. The all aluminum Front Runner Slimline II can withstand greater stresses than the best all-steel roof rack at 1/3rd less the weight.
The extra strength and lightness of the Slimline II allows heavier loads to be carried on the roof of the vehicle more safely compared to comparable all-steel roof racks. Using the lighter Slimline II Roof Rack instead of a comparable all-steel rack can lessen your vehicle’s environmental impact, decrease vehicle wear, and improve gas mileage.
THE SLIMLINE II IS MODULAR. The Slimline II offers complete roof rack design flexibility. No other roof rack available today can be assembled by the customer to meet their specific needs.
More slats can be added to create a solid platform option for sleeping and/or sitting and enjoying sundowners. Slats can also be removed to create unobstructed access through a T-top or sunroof.
A full size rack can be quickly converted to a shorter rack with the purchase of a pair of shorter side rails. Or a smaller rack can be made longer with the purchase of longer side rails and additional slats.
Expedition style rails can even be effortlessly added to create the classic roof rack basket shape.
If any individual component of the roof rack becomes accidentally damaged, the part can be swapped out without having to replace the entire tray.
THE SLIMLINE II IS LOW PROFILE. Because of the unique T-slot mounting system, “basket style” side rails are not necessary. This flat deck design is unobtrusive and compliments the lines of today’s automobiles. Because there are no side rails, it’s easier and quicker to remove stored gear and it’s also possible to mount a roof top tent.
For city use, the lower profile affords easier access to underground car parks and garages. By minimizing the profile, there is less drag and noise than the typical roof rack - thereby increasing fuel efficiency and increasing performance.
To further reduce wind noise, all Front Runner Slimline II roof racks come with Wind Deflectors included.
THE SLIMLINE II IS DURABLE. A roof rack should last as long as your vehicle. Most roof racks available today will rust, chip, and/or crack after being exposed to the elements. The Front Runner Slimline II Roof Rack will take the abuse of the sun, the rain, the gear, as well as whatever condition road you drive on.
The Slimline II tray is manufactured in South Africa entirely with corrosion free aluminum while the mounting solutions are either all aluminum or stainless steel -- ensuring a lifetime of dependability.
As an extra layer of protection, all Front Runner Slimline II roof racks and mounting solutions are powder coated satin black with one of the industry’s most durable and lasting finishes - Akzonobel’s Interpon 600 (CPO 6034). This weather resistant powder coating is formulated for exterior uses and far exceeds industry standards, with the finish showing no visible damage at 500 hours of continuous salt spray.
THE SLIMLINE II IS VERSATILE. The Slimline II offers easy on and off mounting for any type of adventure gear. No more untying, unstrapping, un-netting the entire contents of your roof rack to remove one item. The t-slot slats and slotted side rails offer complete mounting flexibility. Loads are independently secured anywhere on the top, sides, or bottom of the rack using Front Runner’s unique bolt on system.
The Slimline II offers limitless possibilities for the end user to customize the arrangement of over 25 Front Runner roof rack accessories.
Front Runner offers roof top solutions for securing water, fuel, tents, bikes, braai/BBQ grates, skis, fishing rods, surfboards, axes, recovery jacks, spades/shovel, bottle openers, clothes, canoes/kayaks, lights, tables, gas/propane bottles, rescue tracks, spare tyres/tires, suitcases, chairs, potjie pots/cast iron pots and snowboards.
And if you can’t find a Front Runner accessory for your particular brand of adventure -- secure whatever you like via bolts and the t-slots or try the Front Runner Tie Down Rings with the Front Runner Stratchit. The possibilities are endless.
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1 x FITT002 - Fitting Instruction - Kit Vehicle Specific
2 x LASS026 - Load Bed Tray Universal Leg 188mm (Pair)
1 x RRSTG07 - Slimline II Tray - 1345mm(W) x 1358mm(L) x 50mm(H)
1 x TRBU001 - Pick Up Load Bed Track 1000mm (Pair)
Black epoxy powder-coated T6 aluminium
3CR12 Stainless Steel
Approximate Installed Weight 25kg (55lbs)
The t-slots on the tops and bottoms of the rack tray slats and edge profiles accommodate standard 8mm bolts.To determine the approximate height from your vehicle’s roof to the top of your Slimline II Roof Rack, add the height of the Slimline II Tray (50mm/ 2") to the height of the Foot, Grab-on Foot or Strap-On Foot listed above.
Width 450mm (18")
Length 1615mm (64")
Height 140mm (6")
Weight 29.0kg (63.7lbs)
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Legend has it that Front Runner was conceived between a 1988 Land Cruiser 70 and a 1992 Mercedes G-Wagen in Botswana, around a campfire, near a majestic Baobab, amongst elephant tracks, by a handful of friends from South Africa with backgrounds in engineering, design, manufacturing and... More +
"I love my Front Runner roof rack. The most useful addition to my Rover!" Thanks, Carl Franco for the kind words and pic!... More +
"Ultimately, the versatility and bullet-proof construction make the Slimline II a top choice in the crowded roof rack market." We couldn't have said it better ... More +
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