In the Jeep world, If you’re camping, kayaking, or biking it’s always a great idea to have extra cargo space. Having that space in the form of a roof rack is practical and convenient. Rhino-Rack’s Vortex Series system will fit 07-18 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited JK Jeeps and can be fitted with many Rhino-Rack accessories to haul kayaks, bikes, snowboards & skis. Their 2-bar Vortex series rack attaches to their revolutionary Backbone. The Backbone system is fitted to your JK's interior chassis offering excellent support – up to 220lbs – without compromising the Jeep’s iconic look with its low clearance design. Once the Vortex rack and Backbone system have been initially installed, attaching and removing it from your vehicle can be done by one person and doesn’t require the use of any tools thanks to their simple locking system. Dynamic Load Rating: 220lbs Static Load Rating: 530lbs
Available in Silver or Black
Ideal Accessory for mountain bikers, campers, snowboarders & skiers.
Revolutionary Backbone system attaches to the internal chassis of your 4-door Wrangler.
Simple and Sleek design offers better clearance for low-hanging obstacles.
Single Person Operation to attach and remove the rack without any special tools with the simple trigger locking system.
Dynamic Load Rating: 220lbs Static Load Rating: 530lbs
Rhino-Rack Batwing Compact Awning:
Protect yourself from those precarious weather conditions with the Batwing Compact Awning from Rhino Rack which will gain you 270 degrees of coverage to protect you from harmful UV rays on those sunny days or keep you dry when the sky decides to open up. With this awning mounted to your Pioneer roof rack system you can be sure that at a moments notice you can have shade and protection while you are camping out with your Jeep. Choose between a Driver Side or Passenger Side Awning.
- Backbone 3-Base Mounting System
- Vortex 59" Bar (2)
- Quick Mount Leg (4)
- Quick Mount Rubber Base (4)
- Installation Instructions
- 10 Pegs
- Peg bag
- 8 Ropes (4 with hooks)
- 2 Multi-fit Brackets and Hardware
- 2 spare Hinge Knuckles
- Features: Aluminum
- Color: Silver or Black
Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2014 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2010 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
- 2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 4-Door (JK)
Rhino-Rack Vortex 2-Bar Backbone Roof Rack Options
|Part Number||Catalog #||Color Option:||With or Without Batwing||Price|
|12120.4400||Black||With Driver Side Batwing||$1,444.50|
|12120.4401||Black||With Passenger Side Batwing||$1,444.50|
|12120.4402||Silver||With Driver Side Batwing||$1,444.50|
|12120.4403||Silver||With Passenger Side Batwing||$1,444.50|
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Rhino-Rack Vortex 2-Bar Backbone Roof Rack Reviews
I came from a vehicle with a pretty decent factory rack (2nd Gen Xterra) and was looking to have a robust rack. Rain gutter mounts etc don't make me feel warm and fuzzy about the longevity.
The backbone rack is strong, looks good, and seems to be worth the money.
I only ran into one issue, had to tap a couple holes with imperfect threads. Cant complain.
I would buy this rack again in a heartbeat.