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Old 02-18-2018, 08:27 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Bbasso View Post
What about the faux gutter mounts from Thule?
I have them, while not very elegant they have been 100% solid over 3 years. (I made a large backing plate for the inside)
I like Bbasso bracket plate with the thule mounts. I did bracket plates on my fixed top as well… In hind sight I wish I would have used unistrut on top of the van and mounted the rack to that, I've done a few of these this past month and it's a lot cleaner look.

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Old 02-18-2018, 11:12 PM   #12
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I only wish my roof was flat.... Damm thing has more curves and contours then the walls of our E-Series!
Doing with the faux mounts was the only way to get a level way...
Insert a few choice words for the designer of my roof.

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Old 02-19-2018, 07:59 AM   #13
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Four angle brackets worked well for this solar install I did on a friends van. We found the four nearly perfect spots on the roof. 3M 5200 sealant / adhesive for bedding, and through bolted with backing plate. Lowest profile I could get. Also installed the two MaxAir fans. But as Rob said, these type of tops have contours in all directions!
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Old 02-19-2018, 10:13 AM   #14
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These “sticky feet” might work as well. Not sure why the rvsolarstore link is not working at the moment.

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