I finally got my roof rack setup for my 14 FFH.
I ordered a set of SportRack #1010 complete rack system from Walmart (lowest price I could find). and a set of kayak saddles off Amazon (Kayakcarrier #CP5672).
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The racks are semi-custom, meaning with some adjustment, they fit numerous vehicles. I assembled them as per the directions and found that they were too close together and the towers were on an area of the roof that would probably bend. That was not acceptable, so I did some experimenting and came up with a solution that fits much better and is now sitting on the edge of the roof seam for much stronger mounting. The saddles came with no directions, but are pretty simple, just bolt 'em on with the supplied U-bolts and adjust them to fit the bottom of your kayak. I have mine sitting over the passenger side for three reasons, first, the racks are much stronger at the ends, second, its much easier to only have to lift the kayak and not have to hold it over top thge car and finally, there are no tie-down points anywhere on the vehicle!!!
I ordered a set of Sherpak Hood Loops to solve that last problem. I attached one to the far left radiator mounting screw with a large flat washer and attached the other inside the trunk with a self drilling sheet metal screw and the same flat washer. If you leave the screws a bit loose, the hood loops turn and get tucked out of the way when not in use.
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Here is the result of my first trip with the FFH to the local lake.
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