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So, you’re all set for the family vacation that you’ve been planning for 2 weeks. Everything was going well until you were in the... 2 Important Truck Accessories for Road Trip

road trip truck accessoriesSo, you’re all set for the family vacation that you’ve been planning for 2 weeks. Everything was going well until you were in the midway and you realized that you forget to pick up the ice container in which you were supposed to put cold drinks. Moreover, when you reached the destination you figured out that you also forget to pick up the extra clothing bag that you were to be supposed to load in the truck. You may start to know that some truck accessories can help you after you adjust things to make a place for it.

The road trips in America are common. The open road, the awe-inspiring scenery, and the unlimited number of detours make the path worth following. Is there a way in which you can make the trip unique, an experience unforgettable? There is one challenge every road tripper face while going on a trip.
Luckily, the solution lies with us. There are truck accessories which can hold the extra cargo for you. Say hello to the roof rack and cargo carrier bags which let you store everything which cannot fit inside your car/truck.

Do you want to know how these simple truck accessories can help you to make the trip worth it? Grab a cup of Coffee and start reading the rest of the post. Both roof rack and cargo carriers can handle your cargo-hauling needs.

The problem which you faced should not have never occurred if you’ve carried the two most important truck accessories with you on your trip. A roof rack or a rooftop cargo carrier.

Roof Rack

truck accessories--roof rackLet’s begin with what exactly is roof rack and what is its function. A roof rack is a perfect solution for cars who want to carry something without drilling holes in your roof. It will carry all the bulky luggage on your roof without being a burden on your car and on you.
The Universal Roof Rack Cross Bars by Auxbeam are excellent products. It can reduce the wind noise resistant and reduce it to 40%-70%. The self-adaptive feet at the base allow you to adjust the angle so that it can fit in the roof arc perfectly. The rubber gaskets and rubber cover on the clamps can prevent any car damages. It is all easy to assemble and can disassemble in minutes.

Roof Rack Cargo Carrier Bag

truck accessories--roof rack cargo bagWhile we are discussing the necessary truck accessories–Waterproof Rooftop Cargo Carrier Bag. A product by Auxbeam is an awesome equivalent which can help you deal with an extra load that you need to carry on your vacation.

Unlike roof rack, the Waterproof Rooftop Cargo Carrier Bag is a waterproof cargo bag with an enormous amount of space. The soft slides can be fixed to any odd-shaped loads. Waterproof Rooftop Cargo Carrier Bag is not just waterproof, it is UV-resistant too. It protects the bag from sun, wind, and precipitation.

  • The 8 straps protect the cargo during the transport.
  • The hidden zipper avoids the rain and keeps your things safe from a rainy day.
  • The bag is designed to be secured when placed on the top of most vehicles which have the aftermarket cargo rack.

The Waterproof Rooftop Cargo Carrier Bag is installed on the roof with a secured bar of the luggage roof rack which are installed previously in the career basket of the cargo.
When the truck accessories are properly installed on top of the car it gets easier for the people to hold things which are necessary truck accessories for traveling.




Rooftop Cargo Carrier Bag







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Install Time


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Security Measures For Your Truck Accessories

truck accessories--roof rackKnow The Limits: Whatever solution you’re planning to use, whether it is rooftop cargo carrier bag or a roof rack check and test the weight that the truck accessory can hold. Exceeding the limits can cause serious damage to the accessory as well as your vehicle.

Pack Smartly: To prevent the impact of breaking, it is wise to pack with a distributed weight. For the rooftop, it is good to choose lighter items.

Secure SUVs: Adding a lot of weight will make the rooftop as the center of gravity which means if you’re in an SUV there will be more resistance and potential for swaying, beware.

No Loose Space: It is good not to move the items when you’re at a stop, as strapping down the bags might shift the weight of the cargo boxes which can cause a problem. Ensure that the small items are packed with huge boxes and leave no space free in the box.

Always Maintain Visibility: When you pack the bag ensure that all the items are visible to you. You cannot ignore any loose ends. A properly packed rooftop bag can help to view the visibility always. However, if there is a bicycle this may affect the visibility of the bag.

Keep The Extra Supplies: If there are some important supplies which are in your cargo bag keep some backup supplies in your car too. Sometimes when the straps on the bag are too tight it gets difficult for it to open and in this case, a backup might help.

Other Measures You Should Pay Attention

Tire Pressure: This is viral. Before the journey begins you need to check whether the tire pressure is okay or not. Can the tire hold the pressure with the bags?

Watch Keenly: Be careful when going under the bridges and drive-thru restaurants. Or where there are signs of “low overhang”, this might help you to do any damage to your bag or car.

Insurance: This is a no-brainer but still, make sure that you’re insured before you leave for the trip. Is the insurance of the car covered?

Traveling is fun when you’re prepared for the unknown. The more prepared you’re with the truck accessories better will be your journey. You don’t need to worry about the extra weight with Auxbeam roof rack and rooftop cargo bags. If you are interested in different truck accessories like LED lighting, other truck modified parts like bumper, horns, hi lift jack mount etc, please read on to know more.

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I'm an editor of auxbeam lighting.com. Here in this blog, I will introduce some new products that Auxbeam released and I will also tell you something really hot related to the LED lighting.