Smittybilt Defender Rack Roof Rack Mounting Kit for Jeep - DS5-6


  • Smittybilt | Part Number: S/BDS5-6
  • Fitment:Direct Fit


This vehicle-specific hardware kit is designed to attach a Smittybilt Defender Rack roof rack to your vehicles factory roof rack rails without drilling or modifications.



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4 Answered questions

the picture for this product here on your website shows it mounted on the rain gutter........ where does it really mount to ??

Asked by Rick from Denver on

Hello You are correct the brackets will hook into the factory roof rack rails. They will slip inside the slot then have a second bracket that holds it in place. To get a more correct picture pull up part number S/B DS16-4 These are not the clamps you need but will give you a better idea.

Answered by Rody from Denver on

How many brackets come with the kit?

Asked by Randy from Martinez , ca. on

Hello There are 6 brackets in the kit so you will need one mounting kit.

Answered by Rody from Martinez , ca. on

I have a 2000 Jeep Cherokee Sport with roof rack. It says this mounts to the exiting roof rack but in the image it is a gutter mount. How exactly does it install? Do the factory roof rack bars have to come off or does it mount to those?

Asked by NewDude from Dallas, TX on

New Dude- Thanks for your question. The Smittybilt Defender Roof Rack Mounting Kit for Jeep mounts with the factory roof rack, not too. The mounts grab the drip rail. The factory roof cross bars do not need to be removed to fit the rack.

Answered by Mike from Dallas, TX on

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