Off-Grid Van Conversion

A self-built campervan inspired by the farm

→ Roof Rack

Mfg. / Part #: Powder Coated Unistrut Tags: automotive/exterior


The roof rack is powder coated Unistrut. It is mounted to the roof via (4) “motor mount” brackets ( bolted into the OEM mounting points (M8 bolt) and sealed with caulk. These are rated at 55 per mount (so 220 total)

Motor Mounts: Pasted image 20230218133617

The Yakima round bars are attached with standoff pipe clamps for Unistrut ( 1 5/16”) with a rating of 50 lbs each. For more storage you can install a longer Yakima Round bar. There are extra powder coated pipe clamps for if the rack is extended forward.

Rivet nuts were added to the solar panel aluminum frame for mounting. They attach to the unistrut via a stud and nut (either 5/16 or 3/8) from the interior of the solar panel frame.



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