SeatRack Turns Your Car's Headrests into an Extra Cargo Rack
Let’s face it. Most of us rarely utilize the entirety of our car or SUV’s interior space, especially when it comes to longer, bulkier items. Instead, we slap our skis, snowboards, and other gear onto a roof rack or into a bulky car-top carrier box. The solution works, but in both scenarios this cargo can be exposed to the elements, put in harm’s way, or cause aerodynamic drag that reduces your car’s fuel efficiency. And when not in use, you’re left with a rack or box on top of your vehicle. Not ideal. Now however, there’s another option—the SeatRack. The SeatRack cargo rack has been designed to transform your empty passenger-side seats into convenient in-car storage, without having to fold the seats flat. The system consists of two headrest-replacing cargo bars, which can swap-in and out in under a minute, and adjust to fit a wide variety of removable headrests. RELATED: This Vintage Teardrop Camper is Built for Going Off-Road
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The company says the rack system can be used for the typical skis, snowboards, and surfboards one might expect to put on top of a car, but also for fishing poles, pipes, lumber, and even tools like ladders, weed whackers, and rakes. That said, you might want to give these items a light cleaning before sliding them over-top of your seats.
The cargo racks themselves can hold up to 50 pounds, and each comes with removable sleeves that cover the rack and prevent damage to the cargo. Securing your gear is accomplished by cinching up the pair of 54-inch cargo straps.
At $129.95, the SeatRack is more expensive than just chucking your gear haphazardly into the boot of your vehicle, however it can be substantially less than a specially-designed roof rack system for your vehicle, especially if you only plan to carry light loads.
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