The Wilderness Trail Rack for the JK allows extra room for all your necessary gear. The rack is made from 3/4 inch square steel tubing and is black powdercoated. The trail rack mounts to factory holes in the tailgate and no drilling is required for installation. The trail rack is 32-1/2 inches wide by 17-1/2 inches deep by 5 inches high and is designed to hold 75 pounds of gear.
The install was easy for a one man job, took maybe an hour. I am pleased with the look and functionality. The only bad note was that while installing 2 of the mounting bolts broke had to head to a hardware store to replace them cost was about a dollar. Overall very happy with product.
I have a Smitybilt Atlas bumper and tire carrier on my 2014 Rubicon. Will this rack clear it? If it does how big of a tire will it clear?
Tim from Santa Clarita, CA on
Hello Tim, the Garvin Industries Trail Rack part# GRV44000 will clear your bumper combo. With your bumper combo you can clear up to a 35" tire. Thank you for your inquiry.
mikey from Santa Clarita, CA on
The instructions are confusing, it says no drilling needed but at the end, it says drilling required.
1.How does this unit mount to the tailgate?
2. do you have to remove the center tail light?
3. Do you have to remove the spare tire?
Thanks for your help,
Rae J in Ok.
Jeep name: Wildfire from Tulsa, Ok on
Thanks for the question. The Garvin Industries Trail Rack bolts on to the tailgate without drilling. You do not need to remove the third brake light but you will need to remove the spare to gain access to the bolts.
DP from Tulsa, Ok on
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Garvin Industries is a family owned and operated corporation founded in 1975. Garvin Industries evolved from a small auto repair facility, started in 1942, by Bob Garvin, Sr., and is now a manufacturing corporation. Garvin Industries is now run by Bob Garvin, Jr. and his two sons: Ron and Chris.
Over the years the Garvin family has designed and manufactured products for OEM accounts such as: Warn™ Industries, Superwinch™, and A.M. General Corp™. The OEM factory roof racks for the civilian Hummer™, were manufactured by Garvin Industries and sold directly to A.M. General Corp™. Garvin Industries now manufactures it's own product line under the Garvin Wilderness brand name. Under the Garvin Wilderness brand name, Garvin Industries manufactures roof racks, roof rack accessories, bumpers, tire carriers, rock rails for Jeep Wranglers™, and other popular SUV's. Our products are designed to stand up to the toughest off-road trails and offer our customers the style and functionality they desire. We help our customers "Leave Nothing Behind" on thier next adventure with family and friends. Shop Garvin Industries Now