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post #1 of 10 Old 01-08-2012, 08:31 AM Thread Starter
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JKO's I am looking into getting a roof rack for my 2 door and was wondering if any one here can point me in the right direction? I would like to know your opinions of different brands.
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I had a GOBI on my 2 door. It works with the soft and hard tops. It's very likely the best out there. I'm sure you won't find any complaints from a GOBI owner.

MBRP makes a nice setup for hard tops only.

Full disclosure: I'm running roof-rack-less at the moment. I used it less than I thought and even with the fairing, it adds some noise, reduces fuel efficiency. I commute, a lot.

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Gobi, hands down.

Look at them all and compare all the features and build qualities...you'll end up at Gobi although price could be an issue. IMO the Gobi stuff is worth the price.

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I have a Garvin wilderness rack on my 4 door. Nice sturdy rack but the powder coating leaves alot to be desired. It's not to loud on the freeway but when you drive with the top off it's pretty annoying. If I were to do it all over again, I'd go with the Gobi.

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thanks, i've honestly never heard or GOBI until now. I am considering the gobi i like that you dont have to drill into the tub or hard top.
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here's a pic for ya.
not my truck, but a pic of a black two door like yours.
I have a ton of pics, but most are of 4 doors. lmk if you have any questions.

these pics show the older lightbar though.




Here's what the front lightbars look like now.

top view-- freedom panels are open or have an insert avail.

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We are a Gobi distributor in Colorado about 15 minutes from Gobi and can help with any Gobi questions. Check out our thread in the vendors section. Lots of good information about the features and options available. https://www.jkowners.com/forum/showthread.php?t=62213

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thank you for the pics. awesome rack, will have to save a little bit longer to get this but is worth the wait.
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Originally Posted by RubiZealot View Post
I had a GOBI on my 2 door. It works with the soft and hard tops. It's very likely the best out there.

MBRP makes a nice setup for hard tops only.

Full disclosure: I'm running roof-rack-less at the moment. I used it less than I thought and even with the fairing, it adds some noise, reduces fuel efficiency. I commute, a lot.
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These are my view points EXACTLY !!! I owned both..... But my commute and the additional noise created by the rack itself made me remove it. When needed, the GOBI, is awesome !!!!

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I am looking at the Gobi and Wild Boar for my jku. I am trying to figure out which one is the easiest to temp remove. I like the tilt away basket on the Wild Boar.


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