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I have a 2013 RAV4 with factory roof rack and cross cars. I want to carry my 2 solo canoes on J- racks. The combined weight of the canoes is 108 pounds. Will this be too much weight.
 

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I carry 2 kayaks weighing roughly the same combined weight as your canoes. The only delta is I have Yakima crossbars, but the factory rail system. I have yet to see any reason not to trust the system, providing your load is distibuted evenly. Does this make it right...maybe not, but I do not think Toyota engineers, or any automotive designers, would advertise the max load capacity without a healthy buffer (liability concerns). Also, your roof rack might also experience varying loads with downforce when in travel, vice being parked.
 
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