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Old 11-21-2020, 11:31 PM   #3091
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Glad you solved that problem, but I'm a bit curious why your J-hooks rattle in the first place...(?)



I keep mine screw-adjusted so tight that they never rattle. Am I doing it wrong?



-- Geoff
Ours are tight until we load the kayaks on the roof... then the rattle. The rubber grommets do the trick after years of velcro straps... the most obvious remedy yet never occurred to me. Good stuff!
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Old 11-22-2020, 11:08 AM   #3092
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Glad you solved that problem, but I'm a bit curious why your J-hooks rattle in the first place...(?)

I keep mine screw-adjusted so tight that they never rattle. Am I doing it wrong?
-- Geoff

...I don't cinch them down super tight because I'm concerned that I'll crack the roof sheet metal in the corners.


.....and it also seems the for the front ones when one is snug the other rattles.
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