No one doesn't a roof capacity upgrade. Anyway the roof structure will generally deal with higher loads - after all it has to hold up to a reasonable degree in the event of a roll over. The mount system for a roof rack is another matter, some brands are good and others are shit. Some vehicle brands have better mounting setups than others as welltell me if im wrong but couldnt you upgrade your roof hold capacity by putting additional strength points welded/bolted to the frame and away from the roof?
Bet it would handle like a pig with 200kg up top
Here’s one i prepared a whole lot earlier (late 80’s early 90’s?). That kid turned 50 on the weekend.tell me if im wrong but couldnt you upgrade your roof hold capacity by putting additional strength points welded/bolted to the frame and away from the roof?
Reminds me of an Uncles LC 40 Series he had back in the 1980's. Similar bar-work, though the roof rack was a heavy steel frame with thick timber planks. Fuel economy? What's that!Here’s one i prepared a whole lot earlier (late 80’s early 90’s?). That kid turned 50 on the weekend.
this was a common style of full cage with integrated rack, rear bumper and running boards all bolted direct to the chassis for load bearing and a couple of body points to keep it braced. I carried some stupid weight up there when I was an apprentice chippy.
Transferring this sort of ‘engineering’ onto a modern vehicle would be fraught with danger. But since you asked the question, not completely impossible. It would be a compliance, insurance nightmare though.
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I'm waiting for the "Real world comparison test".
They will line up the Landrover the Y62 and maybe now a D Max.
Then even before they finish the reviews they'll be concluding that it the best thing since sliced bread and its the "best buy" all mainly due to the "reliability", even though it's a brand new motor.
Same for all makes...... except for Landrover owners!!!! Ha Ha!!Toyota owners are like parents talking about their kids. They are all perfect despite all the obvious faults. Why would you expect an honest answer from a Toyota owner when any criticism is like a criticism of the owner.
The eternal optimist, thinking you'll get FM.Wow 27 of its 28 production lines I bet the one line that is still going is the 70 series because they make them out of the parts bin. With a bit of luck my new one might come with a radio from the more upmarket Corona instead of the Corolla if they are getting low on bits, push button radio presets, AM and FM plus a backlit screen
That's definitely what common sense would tell you.na, they still wildly overpaid and will probably pay the price in debt load and depreciation later