Which roof rack?
No special roof rack is required for the LAYZEE Tent. The load capacity of the roof rack must be checked before mounting. checked before mounting.
Important: When specifying the weight, a distinction is made between dynamic and static payload. Dynamic load means the load while driving and static load while the vehicle is stationary. Most roof rack manufacturers specify a dynamic load capacity. Often the static roof load is many times higher. It is recommended to check with the manufacturer of the roof rack.
Important: The roof tent has two mounting rails located under the roof tent. These are needed to connect the roof tent to the roof rack by means of mounting brackets. The mounting rails have a distance of 60 and 80cm. In order to mount the mounting brackets correctly, the roof racks must have a free area of at least 60 or 80 cm.
Where can I find the right roof racks?
Many car manufacturers already offer roof racks for vehicles. It is recommended to visit a specialized workshop, a car dealership or the car manufacturer's website.
Tip: The Swedish market leader Thule offers roof racks for many models. Thule offers a buying guide on its website to help you find the right roof rack for your vehicle. By specifying the vehicle manufacturer, year of construction and model, various roof racks are offered. The standard carrier is the Thule Square Bar. This carrier is suitable for the Lazy Tent.
The following video explains the Thule buying guide in a few steps:
Which roof rack for roof tents | Explanation buying guide Thule | Lazy Camping - YouTube
How to attach a roof rack to the roof of the car?
The roof racks are attached differently depending on the roof rack system and manufacturer. With many manufacturers, a turning key is already supplied to mount the roof racks correctly. The rotation wrench is used to attach the roof rack feet to the car roof. It is recommended to carry out the assembly with the help of the roof rack instructions or to visit a specialized workshop. For the LAYZEE Tent a distance of at least 70cm between the two roof racks is recommended.