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Old 07-17-2018, 12:34 PM
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Any solutions to transport a kiteboard on a GT3 roof?
I have a family car as well but sometimes itís not available especially if itís windy (if you know what I mean ;-) )
I saw some suction holders for 911s but I am not so sure how they hold if you attach a board to it especially at unfavorable angle. Would it hold the board driving 200-250km/h?
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Originally Posted by qbix View Post
Any solutions to transport a kiteboard on a GT3 roof?
I have a family car as well but sometimes it’s not available especially if it’s windy (if you know what I mean ;-) )
I saw some suction holders for 911s but I am not so sure how they hold if you attach a board to it especially at unfavorable angle. Would it hold the board driving 200-250km/h?

is this a joke?
Where the hell are you driving 150 mph with a kite board on your roof!?!?


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Old 07-17-2018, 05:16 PM
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I understand GT cars do not have the mounts for the factory rack, but I wonder if they could be retrofitted. I would be interested in them as I like the look of roof racks.

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You are right. Maybe itís not a great idea to drive that fast with a kiteboard on the roof.
However the question is still valid. Anyone tried suction holders for roof rack? The gear fits well in the trunk :-)
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Old 07-19-2018, 12:56 PM
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Originally Posted by qbix View Post
Would it hold the board driving 200-250km/h?
Will my bikes fly off my car if I go too fast?
Even though SeaSucker racks are incredibly powerful and fork-mount racks are extremely secure, we don't want to find out. We’ve speed tested our racks on a NASCAR track up to about 140 mph, but that’s obviously extreme. Our recommendation is that you observe all posted speed limits.

Even though SeaSucker racks are incredibly powerful and fork-mount racks are extremely secure, we don't want to find out. We’ve speed tested our racks on a NASCAR track up to about 140 mph, but that’s obviously extreme. Our recommendation is that you observe all posted speed limits.


https://newstore.seasucker.com/apps/...-i-go-too-fast
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I am bumping this thread, I regularly use my seasucker rack on my C2 with no issue. I wonder how the suction cups are working out for a car that has clear bra on the roof ? Any potential issue to damage the clear bra ?
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Old 05-16-2019, 03:13 AM
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Seasucker does not recommend putting the suction cups over PPF...the suction will be strong enough to lift film and leave a circular mark...self healing ppf will smooth itself in the sun .
I put the front suction cups on the rear glass and rest the rear ones on the spoiler.
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Old 05-16-2019, 10:05 AM
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Originally Posted by batmanm3 View Post
Seasucker does not recommend putting the suction cups over PPF...the suction will be strong enough to lift film and leave a circular mark...self healing ppf will smooth itself in the sun .
I put the front suction cups on the rear glass and rest the rear ones on the spoiler.
Thanks , this is what I was suspecting. Curious to see a picture of your setup.
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Originally Posted by batmanm3 View Post
Seasucker does not recommend putting the suction cups over PPF...the suction will be strong enough to lift film and leave a circular mark...self healing ppf will smooth itself in the sun .
I put the front suction cups on the rear glass and rest the rear ones on the spoiler.

yep this is 100% factual
they left marks on the clear film on the roof.....left car in the sun, marks disappeared


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That’s awesome
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Has anyone seen if you can retrofit the latches for the factory rack?
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How about rigging the sea sucker monkey bars and somehow carrying a set of track tires? Looks like the weight limit of the monkey bars is 150 lbs. Maybe mount two sets of bars to the roof?
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