Audi S4 WhispBar base rack and FatCat 6 ski rack

2 02 2012

Here at Rack Attack, we pride ourselves on outfitting our customers with not only functional racks, but ones that just plain look good, too.  We custom mounted a WhispBar base rack on this Audi S4 and added a Yakima Fat Cat 6 ski carrier to it as well.  

We custom mounted the base rack on this S4.  That means that we can do the same on your vehicle, even if it doesn’t have any factory mounting points!  For this particular vehicle, we used a Whispbar S3 with a K323 fit kit.  WhispBar is a subsidiary of Yakima, and so it carries the same warranty as Yakima products!

Speaking of Yakima products, here is a closer view of the Fat Cat 6 on top of the vehicle.  This particular rack can hold up to 6 pairs of skis or 4 snowboards.  More than enough for you and your buddies’ trip to the resort.

Rear 3/4 view of the ski rack

Overall, this is a great rack on a great car.  Low profile, quiet, sleek, and most importantly…useful.

Stay tuned for more of Rack Attack Denver’s adventures!





2012 Subaru WRX Whispbar Roof Rack

2 02 2012

This Brand new 2012 WRX has been outfitted with the latest and greatest from Yakima and Thule.

  

  We used the Whispbar S5 Flush Crossbar setup with the K368 Fitkit to integrate into Subaru’s preset mounting points.   This is the most aerodynamic crossbar available with virtually no wind noise.  Whispbar also uses an aluminum bar which holds up against the elements much better than steel bars, you can say good-bye to the rusted swollen bars of days past.  The result is a near factory looking rack with much higher weight rating and accessory compatibility.

 This particular car also has the Thule 92725 FlatTop 6 ski/snowboard carrier.  The Thule 92725 is capable of carrying up to 6 pairs of skis or 4 snowboards.  As well as the ski carrier you can also attach many Thule and Yakima  Bike, Boat and Cargo options. 

Stay Tuned for more creations from your friendly neighborhood RACK ATTACK!!





2007 Infiniti QX56 Custom Rack and Box

1 02 2012

This is THE solution for your 2004 – 2007  QX56 with the unusable factory rack sytem. 

  This particular QX56  is a 2008 and was needing a cargo box.  We started by installing a Thule TK14 Footpack kit, Thule 430 Tracker II tower,  a pair of 50″ Load bars nad a 4-pack of Thule Lock Cores

  The 430/TK system has a quick release feature to remove the bars in a matter a minutes once unlocked.  Using this system between the factory racks allows for a narrow enough bar spread that any Thule or Yakima box will attach.  This vehicle has the Thule 688BXT Atlantis 2100 in Gloss Black which provides maximum cargo capacity with great looks and aerodynamics.  Any Thule Ski, bike, or boat accessories can also be mounted easily to this crossbar. 

 

 Another great solution from your local Rack Attack.  Stay tuned for more fun setups.

 

 





2008 GMC ENVOY “Moosehead”

1 02 2012

This 2008 GMC Envoy is setup with the Ultimate kayak system. 

 We started by using the Thule 460 Podium footpack paired with Fitkit 3101 and 65″ Thule Load Bars to attach into the factory siderails on the Envoy. 

 From here we added a Hullavator on each side of the system.  The Hullavator is a load assist kayak rack that will lift the boats from waist height to the top of the vehicle with little effort on the users part. 

The Hullavator is capable of carrying/loading boats up to 36″ wide and 75lbs.  The Hullavator portion is easily removable when not in use as to not interfere with low clearances.  

The base system is also capable of accepting any Thule Ski, Bike or Cargo accessories as well as many Yakima and Inno products.  Just another little creation from Rack Attack

Stay tuned to see what other fun systems we have come up with.





2008 Ford F150 FX4 Crewcab Bed Rack

1 02 2012

This 2008 Ford F150 Crew Cab is outfitted with a custom Yakima Track System and LoadWarrior Cargo Basket. 

This system is installed using  track(201135) mounted to each of the bed rails.  From here we add 2 pair of Landing Pad #1s, a set of Yakima Control towers, and a pair of 66″ Yakima Round load bars.  Using this system will give you a completly adjustable, strong system to carry anything you want while leaving your bed open for storage.  The Control Tower/Landing pad combination does have a quick release feature to pull the bars  and any accessories off the vehicle in a matter of minutes when unlocked. 

 On this particular truck we added a Yakima LoadWarrior basket which will handle any gear you can throw in it.  The LoadWarrior also has a variety of accessories you can add on, from Axe/Shovel brackets and  Hi-Lift Jack mounts, to Spare Tire carriers and Light Mounts.  Any standard Yakima roofrack accessories will also mount onto this as well as many Thule and Inno products. 

 Stay tuned for more fun systems only from your local Rack Attack!!

 





2012 Audi A4 Whispbar Custom Rack

1 02 2012

This brand new 2012 Audi A4 is outfitted with the latest and greatest from Yakima.

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  This system is using our custom track (TP42) system with the Whispbar S4 Flush crossbars and FitKit K450.  These aluminum bars have a great aerodynamic shape that eliminates wind noise which used to be a huge downfall of roofracks. Being made from aluminum will also reduce corrosion and eliminate rusted bars.  

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Combining this bar technology with the custom track system provides you with the strongest, most versatile, and best looking system available.  The track system boasts a weight limit of 165 lbs. and a bar spread adjustable up to 40″.  Keep posted for more fun racks!!

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2012 Audi A4 Whispbar Custom Rack

1 02 2012

This brand new 2012 Audi A4 is outfitted with the latest and greatest from Yakima.

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  This system is using our custom track (TP42) system with the Whispbar S4 Flush crossbars and FitKit K450.  These aluminum bars have a great aerodynamic shape that eliminates wind noise which used to be a huge downfall of roofracks. Being made from aluminum will also reduce corrosion and eliminate rusted bars.  

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Combining this bar technology with the custom track system provides you with the strongest, most versatile, and best looking system available.  The track system boasts a weight limit of 165 lbs. and a bar spread adjustable up to 40″.  Keep posted for more fun racks!!

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