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Smittybilt Heavy Duty Rain Gutter Clamps for Defender Rack Roof Rack - HDS-2

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  • Smittybilt | Part Number: S/BHDS-2
  • Fitment:Universal Fit


Heavy duty rain gutter clamps are designed to mount to vehicles with factory rain gutters. Rain gutter clamps are available in two heights.

Customer Reviews

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3 Customer ratings
1.0 Connecting hardware is a fail

Smitty Built does a nice job on thier stuff generally speaking. But their defender roof rack connectors absolutely leave something to be desired. It is extremely diffucult to get the right connector kit on the first try. Be very careful what you order and you might get the right item the first time.



Question & Answers

7 Answered questions

Q: Do these fit a 1991 Totota Landcruiser Answer this question

A: 1990-1998 80 Series Landcruiser w/fac roof uses PN: S/BDS10-6 | DS MOUNTING BRACKETS: The Hardware kits are vehicle specific. They are designed to attach a Defender Roof Rack to the factory roof rack rails without drilling or modifications.

Answered by Dave from 4WP HQ on 03/14/2022

Q: Can this be used on a 2020 Jeep Gladiator Answer this question

A: Yes, these can be used on any vehicle with normal type of a rain gutter, including a Jeep Gladiator.

Answered by Steve 66 from So Cal on 01/03/2022

Q: Can I change the hardware or Can I easily remove the bolt that's vertical? Just in case I want to replace it to stainless. Answer this question

A: Hello Chris R, The vertical bolt shown would be very difficult to remove as it seems to be welded possibly to another piece. All the other screws seem to be easy to replace. Here is a link to a video that shows the part closely at a little after 1 min 40 secs. Also notice it looks to be better coated in video. Thanks for checking us out. Here's the link

Answered by Ralph from 4WP HQ on 02/06/2021

Q: how many inches does it go up before the bend Answer this question

A: The l bracket has two sets of oblong holes for height adjustment. From center of top bolt to mounting surface is 1.25” from bottom hole is 2.25”. The rain gutter bracket has mounting hole 2.5”so height wise it can range from about 3.25”- 5”

Answered by Kelly from 4WP Corporate Headquarters on 01/11/2021

Q: will these work on GMC Savana / Chevy Express vans? Answer this question

A: If you have steel rain gutters, it will work.

Answered by Kelly from 4WP Corporate Headquarters on 10/20/2020


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