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  1. Newbie - Just acquired a 2012

    Newbie Check-In
    Love the way it drives and the CVT. First things first - must get several Ham Radio antennas installed. Will be mounting off the roof rails for the near term but looking for something more sturdy for the roof.
  2. Longer Roof rail / bar question

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    Hi, New here! Wondered if anyone could direct me or let me know if it is possible to get the roof rails to fit along the whole of the roof on the Jeep Patriot? Thanks in advance. Ben
  3. How to use the roof rails - no crossrails

    The Patriot is literally the first vehicle I have owned with a roof rack. I figured this question would easily be solved on Google, but in the first 100 page of results I find: 1) How to buy a roof rack 2) Step 1: Lay item over cross rails 3) I have found that (insert brand here) have the most...
  4. Mopar's Roof Rack Cross Rails

    Just ordered my cross rails for $121.20 from Originally $131.20, but added a $10 discount coupon; save10 Free shipping and no sales tax. As a bonus, they threw in a free 2015 Mopar Off-Road Jeep Calendar for spending over $100 ($14...
  5. Sheila the 2014 Jeep Patriot

    Build Threads
    Username: BlueArch3r Year: 2014 Make: Jeep Model: Patriot Trim: Latitude Color: Metallic Steel Mods: Interior: Seat Covers, and covered the trunks liftable floor in a plastic liner. Exterior: 3' Blackhorse bull bar, 3' nerf bar, lockable roof rails, a Curt roof rack, and wireless warn fog...
  6. cross bars and more!

    I'm sure there's a thread for this somewhere but I'm to lazy to find it lol Looking for the best cross bars, racks, and eventually something to carry some kayaks. Had to stuff some 4x4s and 2x6s inside today and don't feel like doing that again.
  7. Yakima Rail Grab Roof Rack System

    When researching roof racks for the Patriot I found spotty info, so I thought I'd give all my details on the Yakima round bar system. I used the following components: Yakima Railgrab Tower...
  8. New patriot owner in San Antonio tx

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    Hi, Joe here. I recently purchased a 2007 patriot 4x4 with 2.4 VVT and, 5 speed. I am also a welder and fabricator and am building a roof rack and bumpers for the patriot. These will be test units, and final version will be available for sale as soon as next month. The roof rack is similar to...
  9. Newbie here... well sort of

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    Ive been on the forum for a while but this is my first thread. Ive got a 2007 jeep patriot trail rated. I have a custom off road bumper with a square stinger bar that i fabricated, a custom roof rack with four off road lights and an ax and shovel mount, RRO lift kit, falken wild peak 235/65/r17...
  10. Custom roof rack + cargo basket

    Recently I've been obsessed with the idea of getting a roof rack/cargo basket for my new 2007 Patriot. However, all the racks/baskets they sell are 4-walled, small, and square. With those how could you ever possible haul a few 8ft 4x4's or a Christmas tree? You just can't! I really want to weld...
  11. THULE Roof Racks

    I am in the process of seeking out roof racks for my 2014 Jeep Patriot so that I can haul my snowboards etc. Does anyone have any recommendations on good racks? I am interested in purchasing THULE (as I am swedish). Do you know where the cheapest place to get a THULE rack system? Any help or...
  12. Suggestions for Roof Racks

    Hey guys, Here is my 2010 Jeep Patriot. Im looking to buy some roof racks for it, nothing too crazy just enough that it can help me get the job done as a moving college student. I was looking around on some of the threads and found a few people asking the same thing and all led me to the same...
  13. DIY Cross Rails: Start with a 2x3 ...

    I wanted cross rails for the occasional trip to Lowes. For less than $15 I assembled these, starting with an 8' 2x3 board. (I'm not much for metalworking.) Ripped off a corner to bevel the front surface. Sanded and sprayed black. Attached to rails with 4 pair small L-brackets with bolt and...
  14. Safari Style Roof Rack

    The Outpost
    I'm selling my safari roof rack so I can make another one that's lower profile. ;) It's a fully custom rack constructed out of 1/2 and 3/4 square steel tube, powder coated and designed to bolt directly to the existing mounting points for the factory rack. It has two turnbuckles mounted at the...
  15. The Stingray

    Has anyone have this rack on their Patriot? I've searched the forum for it but nothing came up. I did an extensive research/comparison for size, weight, shape and cost. The Stingray looks like a winner for my needs. There is another basket by Rage that cost $120 shipped but it has been on back...
  16. Tutorial: Roof Rack Removal

    I know this topic has come up a lot, but as a new member searching the forums for a solution to this issue I found many disjointed threads with some partial answers and NO PICTURES. So in what will most likely be my first of many photo tutorials I present to you the "drilling method" of roof...
  17. Alert: I caused my roof leak

    Jeep Patriot General Discussion
    I have a 2008 without a sunroof and no leaks until 42000 miles. I installed the Sport Roof Rack cross bars bought from a Jeep Dealer with a lifetime warranty. I started getting water in the rear drivers floorboard. Took to Jeep, out of warranty. They said it was my fault because I installed the...
  18. Ski/Snowboard Rack

    Hey guys, i have a simple question..has anyone used a Thule ski/snowboard rack with the factory rails/crossbars? if so which model? and were you able to pack the say 4 snowboards maximum the rack suggests? since the siderails/crossbars are quite low to the roof..(maybe had to take the bindings...
  19. Roof Rack

    I've been looking at a few different roof racks. I haven't been able to get a good upclose look at the mopar ones. If anyone has any pictures of how they look and how they are attached (ie do they require unscrewing the side rails) it would be much appreciated.
  20. Surco roof basket

    HELP! Surco roof basket Anyone know what attachment i need to fit a surco roof rack/basket to my pat? i just bought the basket off some one and it has 48" cross bars and now i need the right attachment to my jeep.. but not sure what that attachment that would be. thanks in advance it would help...