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It's great that attention has turned to the Roof Racks, and its clear that they definitely work well.
But its raised questions that would be great if Tesla could put to bed.

It would be nice to know how / where the roof racks will attach exactly.

For instance, will it be via the L Track or Airline Track along the inside walls of the vault ?
If so I assume that means that the vault has to say open when Roof Racks are deployed. Not ideal.
I assume it wont be via anything to do with the Sail Storage, otherwise that has to stay open or ajar and compromises weather seal.

Some clarity on this would be worthwhile, if anyone fromTesla is listening.
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It's great that attention has turned to the Roof Racks, and its clear that they definitely work well.
But its raised questions that would be great if Tesla could put to bed.

It would be nice to know how / where the roof racks will attach exactly.

For instance, will it be via the L Track or Airline Track along the inside walls of the vault ?
If so I assume that means that the vault has to say open when Roof Racks are deployed. Not ideal.
I assume it wont be via anything to do with the Sail Storage, otherwise that has to stay open or ajar and compromises weather seal.

Some clarity on this would be worthwhile, if anyone fromTesla is listening.

How about this photo from the camping thread.

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How about this photo from the camping thread.

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yeah I was thinking of those from the beginning of this thread, but you know what?
I kinda feel the front support for the rack should rest on the apex of the cab, and be anchored there by those tab/slots.
 

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How about this photo from the camping thread.
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Thank you, you're right.

And the anchor points are directly in line with the strongest points, the B pillar, and the partition between the cabin and the bed.

Im starting to see how this thing can load up to 3,500 lbs, but now I'm wondering whether it should be much much more :D

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If they used the Cybertruck in the "Fast and the Furious", they could have carried the Vault instead of dragging it,
much more believable, even if they carried 3 of them, one on the bed, one on the roof, and one more on top of the first two. :cool:
 
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It's going to be the most futuristic ladder carrying pickup ever :)


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This is it. The images on the bottom look like the perfect lumber rack configuration. So important that the rack reach past the apex of the roof, that way I can fit 16' lengths of lumber. I hope it'll be stainless steel, with this there will be no stopping the cybertruck from market domination.
 

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So the ladder rack was right there all the time... all I had to do was look. I've been fooled... again.
That also is the best pic of the inside of the sail pillar storage I've seen.

I wish the sail pillar door opened down instead of up. The doors on the toolboxes on my truck now make a very nice little table, at just the right height. The way this door opens upward, it looks like you could put your eye out with that.
 

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This is it. The images on the bottom look like the perfect lumber rack configuration. So important that the rack reach past the apex of the roof, that way I can fit 16' lengths of lumber. I hope it'll be stainless steel, with this there will be no stopping the cybertruck from market domination.

That’s our big question out here in New England.
 

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So the ladder rack was right there all the time... all I had to do was look. I've been fooled... again.
That also is the best pic of the inside of the sail pillar storage I've seen.

I wish the sail pillar door opened down instead of up. The doors on the toolboxes on my truck now make a very nice little table, at just the right height. The way this door opens upward, it looks like you could put your eye out with that.
Where we are going you won't need eyes...
 

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This image from Cybertruck reveal night hasn't gotten much focus - the one circled in the first image below. Don't know why it's the only one that Tesla didn't release a large version of, but zooming in on the image (from a reveal night video) shows what looks like a ladder rack and tools charging in the bed. Cool design for that ladder rack!


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I hope they would make room for a ladder or lumber pass through the bed under the seats and into the frunk.
 

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Excellent catch; well done. I think I also like the deep dish wheels better than the wheels on the truck on stage.
 

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I can see a passthru into the back seat area, but I would not want passthru under the driver seat, or something that could angle over to be in the driver footwell area. I have seen accidents caused by random stuff getting into that area (cups, phones, etc) and interfering with the operation of the pedals.

I do know I am overly sensitive about this, so no reason to tell me that.

The Bollinger passthru is about the only way I think a front to back passthru could be practical and safe, and it has a much larger, boxier frunk area, so it is more of a worth while design choice. I do not think the CT will have such a large frunk so I do not think it will be worth it.
 

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I can see a passthru into the back seat area, but I would not want passthru under the driver seat, or something that could angle over to be in the driver footwell area. I have seen accidents caused by random stuff getting into that area (cups, phones, etc) and interfering with the operation of the pedals.

I do know I am overly sensitive about this, so no reason to tell me that.

The Bollinger passthru is about the only way I think a front to back passthru could be practical and safe, and it has a much larger, boxier frunk area, so it is more of a worth while design choice. I do not think the CT will have such a large frunk so I do not think it will be worth it.
I've used the small window in the back of my F-150 (12x12) in a pinch to transport 16 foot lengths of lumber, even 20 foot lengths of re-bar, it did stick out past the back of the tailgate, but I always put my trucks to work hard. Cybertruck is going to work just as hard if not harder, and it's going to do it cheaper and longer. At 56, this is probably gonna be the last truck I'm ever going to buy. In 17 years, I put 250,000 miles on my F-150. At 1 million miles I may get from Cybertruck, it'll take me 68 years to get there. I'll be 124. Time to retire!
Or maybe download me into my new Cyberbody, and keep truckin'! 🤖
 

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This is why I like this forum, someone always finds new and exciting things about the CT.
 
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