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converting OEM roof rack for Yakima

Hi – Does REI sell an adapter that would clamp onto my OEM rack, so that I could use Yakima cross bars?  Here's the situation:

I have a pop-up truck camper, with an OEM aluminum rack (support bars are approximately 1” in diameter, square). The rack is lower than the roof vent and solar panels on my camper. I want to add my Yakima rack system to the OEM rack so that I can use all my Yakima gear (cross bars, cargo basket, bike carrier, etc) on top.  And so my kayak doesn’t hit the solar panels and vent.


You can view a pic of my OEM rack here:

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Hello Julie,

The Yakima Timberline Towers should work great paired with your choice of bars. If you currently have round bars you will need the round bar adapter sl . They would wrap around your OEM bars and should provide your kayak clearance above the roof vent and solar panels. 

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