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Anybody else find it hard to believe that Yakima CAN'T produce Q Clips for a Titan? What do you guys say to just bugging the crap out of Yakima until they do? I find it hard to believe that one of their engineers and about two hours of time wouldn't produce a Q Clip that would work. Any other ideas on this?
 

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sureee.... whats a Q clip ? lol i know what a Q-tip is but clip... hmm
 

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The Q Clip is the little metal clip that connects the top of the door opening to the Yakima tower. They spcifically make a Q Clip for all vehicles, but not the Titan. They say on the website that the Titan is "unyakable."
 

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jsprad said:
The Q Clip is the little metal clip that connects the top of the door opening to the Yakima tower. They spcifically make a Q Clip for all vehicles, but not the Titan. They say on the website that the Titan is "unyakable."
Yakima is un-likeable! They make sub-standard stuff for the OEM's and then won't support it! I had a frontier with the Nissan/Yakima bike rack and I wanted a keyed a-like cable. Yakima's response, "Nissan spec'd it so cheap we couldn't use OUR lock kits." Well that is a Short sighted view, cause I would have bought Yakima accessories to go along with my "Nissan" accessories, oh well lost sale for them and more sales for Thule...
 

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Does Thule make an above cab rack to fit the Titan? I was not aware of anything there either. I just want a rack to put my canoe on top of the cab.
 

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thats what i have. a metal topper with side doors and a rack on top.like it alot but thinking of getting rid of it. for more mods
 

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I made a rack over my Bed that has yakima bars on it. I used 2 pieces of 3" angle that sit over the bed sides and I use bolts to bolt to a nut welded to a piece of steel that slides into the utilitrac. Then I bent two pieces of 1.75x.125 rollcage tubing from one side to the other, and used the top pieces of some old broken Yakima rain gutter towers to bolt some LONG yakima bars to the top. I have hauled kayaks, bikes etc many miles with no problems and no worries about wether or not it'd be strong enough. I can't say the same for the last car I had a clip-on style rack on. I was always worried about things moving around. I wouldn't use the Nissan rack for this kind of duty because it's rated to 150lbs I think, which I have exceeded regularly.

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Go to Yakima's website. Enter the info for your truck. Click on the configuration with the camper top. FOllwo it and it shows the Q towers as being compatible. The illustration shows them mounting to the cab. Perhaps stop by a Yakima dealer to ensure it isn't a typo and proceed from there.
 

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Tim C said:
I made a rack over my Bed that has yakima bars on it. I used 2 pieces of 3" angle that sit over the bed sides and I use bolts to bolt to a nut welded to a piece of steel that slides into the utilitrac. Then I bent two pieces of 1.75x.125 rollcage tubing from one side to the other, and used the top pieces of some old broken Yakima rain gutter towers to bolt some LONG yakima bars to the top. I have hauled kayaks, bikes etc many miles with no problems and no worries about wether or not it'd be strong enough. I can't say the same for the last car I had a clip-on style rack on. I was always worried about things moving around. I wouldn't use the Nissan rack for this kind of duty because it's rated to 150lbs I think, which I have exceeded regularly.

Good Luck!
Tim
sweet rig!
 

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Thanks for the responses, but I'm not looking for a kayak rack over my bed, I know I can use my utilitrack system for that. The canoe rocker is too sever to use the basket over the bed, the point of the canoe would hit the top of the cab. I want a standard rack system to put over the cab for the canoe.

As I said, thanks for the feedback.
 

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I've seen the Tule bed rack for bikes ladders canoes whatever.It is top quality and much more heavy duty than the OEM Utilitrac ladder rack.If I remember correctly it bolts in the Utilitrac rails.
You wouldn't be disappointed
 

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I installed a Yakima rack system using the Pace Edwards Explorer bed rails on my Jackrabbit bed cover. I used the Yakima Control towers, landing pad 1's, 66" cross bars, and I used the sprocket rockets for my bikes. I also have the Yakima Outdoorsman 300 system to use for Kayaks, canoes, etc. I modified it to also work with my Pace edwards bed cover.
 

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Get an xtreme rack or a ladder rack.

400-600 lbs rated.
 

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I installed the Westin HD universal fixed mount roof racks on my 04 cc.
You have to drill to mount the bases which are held by 4 pop rivets each.
The two cross bars support 225#. Check them out; I searched for awhile,
No one has racks for titans.
 

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stnjohnson said:
That's exactly what I'm looking for. Looks like it was a custom install. It says it is A.T.'s photo gallery but I can't find any posts by him. You know where this is?
It looks like this person placed a comment on the photos that states they installed the Yakima tracks system.
 
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