It is common among overlanders and 4x4 drivers to use roof racks that are low in profile allowing them to park in normal garages and public parking lots when their roof top tent or other accessories are not secured to their roof rack. Hard Impact Designs rooftop tent quick release mounts were designed to keep the benefits of maintaining a low profile. These brackets measuring just under 2 inches tall together…the lower bracket is 1 ¾ inches. Users can rest assured that they will continue to reap the benefits, a few identified below, of maintaining a low profile on their rig.
Reduced Wind Resistance: The low profile design minimizes the impact of wind resistance while driving. This can help improve fuel efficiency and reduce noise generated by air turbulence.
Sleek Aesthetic: The mounts' low profile contributes to a sleek and streamlined appearance when the rooftop tent is not installed. It maintains the vehicle's overall aesthetics without adding excessive height or bulk to the roof rack.
Garage Clearance: The lower height of the mounts ensures that the vehicle can still fit into garages or structures with low clearance. This is especially important for users who need to park their vehicle in confined spaces when the rooftop tent is not in use.
Accessory Compatibility: The mounts' low profile allows for compatibility with other roof rack accessories, such as roof boxes, bike racks, or kayak carriers. It ensures that there is sufficient space on the roof rack to accommodate multiple items without interference or excessive height.
By maintaining a low profile, the Hard Impact Designs rooftop tent quick release mounts offer a balance between functionality, aesthetics, and practicality.