How do you secure a cargo bag to the roof?

How do you secure a cargo bag to the roof?

Take an end of the safety strap and loop it down, under a roof bar that runs perpendicular to your vehicle, and then back up to the top of the cargo. Bring that strap end around to the other side of the cargo. Just as before, wrap that end of the safety strap under the other side of the same roof bar.

Can you store a roof box on its end?

You can store a roof box upright standing vertically sitting on it’s rear or a hoist or Thule multi-lift is an ideal way to store it horizontally and up against a shed or garage roof. A roof box cover is a worth while investment too protecting it whilst in storage.

Where should I place my car top carrier?

Expert Reply: For the least amount of wind resistance, I would recommend installing a roof cargo box towards the rear of the vehicle. The only problem with moving the cargo box towards the rear on a minivan is you will want to make sure that the cargo box will not get in the way of the rear hatch when it is opened.

Where should a rooftop carrier be placed?

Place the front of the carrier at least 8 inches behind the front edge of the roof, to minimize wind noise and improve gas mileage. Open the zipper and fill the carrier while on top of the car — it may get too heavy to lift once it’s full. Fill the carrier as full as possible.

Are roof cargo bags safe?

Typically, roof racks have weight limits ranging from 75 – 250 pounds. Exceeding the limit could cause damage to the vehicle as well as potential accidents.

What is the capacity of the X-cargo X-Treme car top carrier?

This spacious carrier has a capacity of 16 cu.ft. to comfortably hold your traveling essentials and belongings. The X-Cargo X-treme Car Top Carrier comes with a useful security lock with two spare keys to keep your cargo safe while outdoors.

Is the Xtreme car top carrier worth it?

The Xtreme Car Top Carrier was very handy on our recent trip. We travel with 6 people in our vehicle so the extra room was necessary to travel comfortably.

How do you mount a carrier on a roof?

Place the carrier on the roof with the help of another person. Set it on the cross rails of the vehicle. Adjust the roof rails. Set the cross rails (if adjustable) to the widest setting that will line up with the mounting slots in the carrier. Set the carrier as far to the rear of the vehicle as possible to reduce wind resistance.

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