Tag Archives: Rightline Gear

How To Cut And Seal A Car Top Carrier Strap

Once you’ve installed your Rightline Gear Car Top Carrier and tightened down the straps, you may find that your straps are longer than needed.  The extra strap length can be secured by adjusting the strap’s tri-glide or by tying off the excess … Continue reading

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Get In Gear Fest 2015

Join us for the first annual Get In Gear Fest on Saturday, March 21st.  Our community is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts so it was a natural that so many gear builders would migrate here.  This festival will highlight gear-builders, … Continue reading

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How To Maximize Cargo Space and Fuel Efficiency

When a vehicle is designed to be fuel efficient, one of the first trade-offs is decreased cargo space.  Adding a car top cargo carrier increases your cargo space, but it also lowers your vehicle’s gas mileage. Our suggestion for maximizing cargo carrying … Continue reading

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Which Rightline Gear Cargo Carrier is Right For My Minivan?

All minivans on the market today have sliding doors, which makes this question a little more complex than it normally would be. With a Roof Rack If your minivan has a Roof Rack, you can attach any one of our Rightline … Continue reading

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The Cargo Saddlebag And SUV Fairings

The spoiler, or fairing, on the rear of your SUV is the fin that sticks out at the top of your back window. Sometimes the fairing will hold a third brake light.  The side straps of the Rightline Gear Cargo … Continue reading

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Cargo Saddlebag Model Change 2012

In October 2012, Rightline Gear introduced a new model Cargo Saddlebag with several major design improvements. Because the product number, 100B90, remained the same for the new model, many of our retailers’ websites kept customer reviews that were given for … Continue reading

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Will The Cargo Saddlebag Damage My Vehicle?

Our in-house testing and many years of customer feedback have shown that when the top straps and the belt strap, the bottom straps, or both, are attached as our set up guide directs, the Cargo Saddlebag cannot move.  Once the … Continue reading

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The Correct Use Of Car Top Carrier D-Rings

What is a D-ring anyway? A D-ring is a high impact plastic ring shaped like a capital “D”. The D-rings are located on the sides of our Sport, Edge, and Ace Car Top Carriers, and our Car Top Duffle Bags … Continue reading

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Cargo Saddlebag Pole Frame Coming Out of Pole Pockets?

As part of our continual effort to improve our products based on customer feedback, we redesigned our Cargo Saddlebag in September 2012.  One major design change was to replace the hard plastic insert in the bottom of the carrier with … Continue reading

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Cargo Saddlebag Bottom Pole Frame Difficult to Assemble?

As part of our Mission Statement, we at Rightline Gear strive to have “A self awareness and transparency in areas that we need to grow.” Transparency includes sharing with you the areas where we have made mistakes and the measures … Continue reading

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Cargo Saddlebag Cross Pole Too Long?

The new version of our Cargo Saddlebag was released in October 2012. It features a bottom pole frame that replaced the hard plastic sheet in the previous model. We are sorry to say that in our first production run, the … Continue reading

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Cargo Saddlebag Pole Frame Push Buttons Hard To Depress?

In our initial production of the Cargo Saddlebag, some of the push buttons that lock in the bottom pole frame connection were reported broken. Our QC department checked into the issue and found that it was possible for the buttons … Continue reading

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