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Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Box - U-Bolt Mounts - 8 Cubic Feet

Thule Roof Cargo Carrier

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Thule Roof Cargo Carrier - TH682

This smoothly designed rooftop carrier is perfectly suited for carrying all of your gear. From home to your favorite vacation spot, the Sidekick is sure to keep golf clubs, camping supplies, and anything else you need safe and secure, and the sporty design makes it a great addition to any vehicle.

Features:

  • Mounts to most removable and factory installed roof racks.
  • Lid opens from the side and locks in the open position for easy loading and unloading.
  • One key locking system included for cargo box.
  • Aerodynamic design reduces wind resistance.
  • Impact resistant, polyethylene construction ensures durability.
  • Weather-resistant design helps keep cargo dry.
  • Four adjustable mounting brackets clamp to crossbars on existing luggage rack


Specs:

  • Overall Dimensions: 54" long x 25" wide x 15-1/2" tall
    • Inside Dimensions: 51-1/2" long x 23-1/2" wide
    • Holds 8 cubic feet.
    • Carries up to 2 sets of golf clubs.
  • Weight Capacity: Determined by roof rack capacity of vehicle, see vehicle owner's manual
  • Carrier Weight: 16 lbs
    • Product dimensions make package ship as a 70 lbs. package
  • Will mount to crossbars between 23-5/8" and 32-1/16"
  • Maximum bar diameter: 3-3/4"


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Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Review

Video Transcript for Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Review

Today we are going to show you the Thule Sidekick roof mounted cargo carrier, part number TH682. The Sidekick features 8 cubic feet of storage space and only weighs 16 pounds. The lid opens from the passenger side and there are two locks, front and back, to secure the lid closed. The contour of the lid and the foam gasket help the box seal up and keep moisture out. Inside, the spring assisted hinges help you open the lid. Inside the box, you will find pre-drilled mounting holes for our U-bolt mounts. Thule includes a set of vinyl stickers to cover the unused mounting holes. This will help keep moisture out of the box. The Sidekick uses a U-bolt mounting system. The U-bolts go on the underside of your cross bar and come up through the bottom of your Sidekick. On the inside, the plate fits over the top of the U-bolts and the wing nuts secure the cargo box on to your crossbars. It is designed to fit most aftermarket and factory installed roof racks. Once we have all of the U-bolts in place and tightened down, we can go ahead and load the cargo into the Sidekick. And that does it for the Thule Sidekick, part number TH682.




Customer Reviews

Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Box - U-Bolt Mounts - 8 Cubic Feet - TH682

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.0 out of 5 stars   (11 Customer Reviews)

This smoothly designed rooftop carrier is perfectly suited for carrying all of your gear. From home to your favorite vacation spot, the Sidekick is sure to keep golf clubs, camping supplies, and anything else you need safe and secure, and the sporty design makes it a great addition to any vehicle.


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: DuckFan11/19/2013


Like many others, I found assembly to be...challenging. Something I found helpful was to attach the end supports first (the parts that prop the lid up when opened), BEFORE attaching the lid to the side hinges. The supports hold the lid up and allow some travel to better align holes for the hinges. Oh, I still had to get my legs inside the box for leverage and enlist the help of my 11 year-old son, but at least the lid didn't keep falling on my head while I did it! Contrary to other reviews I've read all over the web, I did not find the lid or base to be flimsy. When assembled, the carrier felt fairly solid. Mounting is incredibly easy using the factory rails from Subaru. Regarding size, I was pleasantly surprised by the amount of room in the interior, as well as the wide opening when loading. We're mounting this on top of our 2009 Subaru Outback and it is making a significant impact on the amount of stuff that usually winds up piled in the kids' laps during trips. Overall a great product, a fantastic value, and the perfect solution to short or mid-range vacations. I would definitely recommend the Thule Sidekick to friends and might even offer to help with assembly...maybe. 107822






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: marvin mattson09/16/2013


I once had an old Yakima Cargo Box (white on top & gray bottom) & I backed out of my car port w/its lid open~~of course, I totaled it! So, I chose the small Thule Cargo Box & was disappointed in its construction. 1). The box was very flexible due to its light construction. 2). The box comes w/two locks. Couldn't get the rear lock to catch because either the lock-arm was too short or the catch mechanism was riveted too low. Anyway my Yakima was of sturdy plastic which I had for a number or years. It held about 15 cubic feet of gear instead of the 8 that this product holds. I wouldn't recommend this product to any of my friends. 100199






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: bonnie d10/07/2013


this item came as advertised. it isn't the easiest thing to put together but it works well and fits my Honda Fit. etrailer had the best price for this thule cargo box and they shipped promptly. 102833






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Paul E.07/29/2011


We used this product for a family vacation to South Carolina. It did the expected job. 20582






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gene09/16/2011


Best price I found on this item. Very fast shipping. The Thule Sidekick is a good box for the price. It seems a little flimsy at first but is sturdy when monted to my roof racks. Have taken it on a couple of test runs and it did great. Easy to put together with a helper. I have a 2011 Honda Element and it lines up perfectly with the factory roof racks. Great for the occasional user. Sure beats the almost $500 price tag on the Honda factory box. 24074






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Rick08/06/2014


Thule website said this fit my 2014 Subaru Outback. Not quite. I had to add two holes (one for each side) to get the rear clamp to work for the bar spread. It does swallow a lot of gear, so thumbs up. Also, got a little bit of water inside the box driving through a down pour in North Carolina. Replaced a Yakima RocketBox that was just way too long for this car, and had similar issues on the road. Quick shipment from etrailer. 144806






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Helmut F.07/08/2013


Received product on date as indicated. Was disappointed that product was not in inventory when ordered??? Assemble was easy. Hinge installation need definitely two people. Screws for hinges in package not the same as in guide sheet, thus little gray capes for outside don't fit!!! 88152






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Gary L04/15/2014


Great people to deal with, product fit exactly as they said it would, shipping was fast and at the door when they said it would be. I definitely will order more stuff I need from these folks. 125130






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Susan Ross11/22/2010


cargo carrier I really like my cargo carrier once it was assembled but attaching the top to the bottom half was quite difficult. Now that it's done I am very happy with it. 3725






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mel07/07/2012


Great product, easy to install. Best price we found anywhere,even with express shipping! Arrived quickly as scheduled. Perfect size for a small SUV. 47072






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jim S.03/11/2011


You need 2 people to assemble this product in an efficient manner. It is as advertised. A very good inexpensive carrier. 9127




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  • Recommendation of Easy-To-Install Cargo Roof Box for 2010 Honda CR-V with Factory Roof Rack
  • For ease of installation and removal I would recommend the Yakima RocketBox Cargo Box, part # Y07192. This cargo box attaches easily to the factory crossbars of your 2010 Honda CR-V with clamps that slide forward and backward and tighten around the crossbars with the hand knobs. It is a much easier installation system than the cargo boxes that use a U-bolt to connect the cargo box to the crossbars. It measures 74 inches long x 33 inches wide x 16 inches tall. It has a storage capacity...
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  • Replacement Mounting Hardware for a 1999 Yakima RocketBox Roof Mounted Cargo Box
  • If you have a Yakima RocketBox 11, 15, or 16, you will need Replacement Mounting Hardware for Yakima RocketBox - To 2004, # Y8770018. This is a replacement mounting hardware set. It is currently the only replacement mounting hardware option for the older (pre-2005) Yakima RocketBox cargo boxes.
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  • Rooftop Cargo Carrier Recommendation for a 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Hardtop
  • We offer many rooftop cargo carriers ranging from baskets to boxes and even bags. Before you load a cargo carrier on the roof of your 2012 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, I would recommend installing a roof rack if you do not already have one. If you do not already have a roof rack on your Jeep, then I would recommend the Thule roof rack, which consists of the 58 inch square load bars, # THLB58, and the Gutter Feet, # TH300. The feet of this roof rack will mount on the rain gutters on your...
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  • Will the Thule Sidekick Roof Cargo Carrier Fit a 2009 Toyota Venza with a Satellite Radio Antenna
  • The Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Box, # TH682, will fit on your 2009 Toyota Venza as long as it has cross bars that run side to side on top of the vehicle. If you do not have cross bars, you can add them. You would need Thule Complete Crossroad Kit with 50 inch Long Bars and Locks, # TH45050. I have included a video review and installation details below. As far as where the box will mount, it can vary. If you have cross bars (or need the ones I recommended) and they can...
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  • Roof Rack and Cargo Box Recommendations for a 2013 Hyundai Accent Hatchback
  • The first thing you are going to want to do is install a roof rack on your 2013 Hyundai Accent hatchback. I have included a link to the options for you. I recommend going with a Thule rack using the following parts: Load Bars, # THLB50 Foot pack, # TH460 Fit Kit, # THKIT3068 The largest box you can add and have little to no interference with the rear hatch is the Sidekick # TH682. There are other roof racks and boxes that will fit but that could lead to hatch interference....
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  • Which Thule Roof Rack Compatible With SportRack XL Cargo Box # SR7095 on 2009 Yaris 5-Door Hatchback
  • Your 2009 Toyota Yaris 5-Door Hatchback can use the Thule Roof Rack System consisting of parts # THLB50, # TH480, # THKIT1427. This system uses 50-inch square steel load bars, and the Traverse foot pack and fit kit. The cargo box you reviewed, the 18-cubic-foot SportRack SkyLine XL Cargo Box # SR7095, will fit on the above roof rack but will prevent full opening of your rear hatch. Smaller Thule cargo boxes that will fit your Yaris without rear hatch interference include the 8-cubic-foot...
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  • Availability of Replacement U-bolts for the Thule Sidekick Roof Mount Cargo Box, # TH682
  • Yes, we do now carry the replacement u-bolts for the Thule Sidekick Roof Mount Cargo Box, # TH682. You will need Replacement U-Bolt (Qty 1) for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box, # TH02943. These u-bolts are sold in a quantity of 1.
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  • Cargo, Motorcycle and Boat Carrier Options for 2002 Suzuki Grand Vitara
  • We can definitely help you explore various cargo solutions for your trip. I was not able to find an online copy of the owners manual for the 2002 Grand Vitara but I was able to confirm the towing capacity - 1500 lbs. You will want to confirm the combined weight of your specific boat and trailer to ensure it is within the 1500 lb limit. Please note that there are no front-mount hitch receivers available for your Grand Vitara, so carrying your motorcycle on the front of the vehicle is...
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  • Parts needed to Install the Thule Sidekick Roof Rack Cargo Box Part # TH682 on a 2010 Toyota 4Runner
  • You will only need the Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Box, item # Th682, if your 2010 Toyota 4Runner has the factory roof rack with cross bars that go side to side installed on the vehicle. If you do not have the cross bars from the drivers side to the passengers side you will need the Thule Complete Crossroad Kit with 50 inch Long Bars and Locks, item # TH45058, to complete the roof rack and install the Thule Sidekick.
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  • Roof Mounted Cargo Box and Roof Rack Crossbars for 2012 Volkswagen Tiguan
  • Once the Tiguan is equipped with crossbars, the Thule Sidekick Roof-Mounted Cargo Box you referenced, part # TH682 will fit your 2012 VW Tiguan. For square load bars, you can use the following parts: 50 inch load bars # THLB50 Thule Crossroad Foot Pack # TH450 To eliminate wind noise that square bars can cause, a Fairing is offered # TH870XT. For the Thule Aero Blade Load Bars, use the following: 47 inch Aero Blade Load Bar, # THARB47 Thule Rapid Aero Foot Pack, # TH450R Due...
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  • Will Yakima SkyBox Cargo Boxes Fit a 2001 Honda Odyssey and if not What Will
  • Both the Yakima Cargo Box, # Y07184 and # Y07181 will fit on your 2001 Honda Odyssey if you have a factory roof rack. Both boxes will fit if the cross bars are round (like Yakima bars) or square (like Thule bars). If you need to add cross bars, you will need Round 48 inch CrossBars, # Y00408, and Yakima RailGrab Towers for Flat and Raised Side Rails (QTY 4), # Y00138. Or for Thule, use part # TH45050. With either of these systems added to your factory rails, you will be able to carry...
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  • Is the Thule Quest Roof Mounted Cargo Bag Water Proof and Mounting On a 2005 Volvo S80 Sedan
  • You will need a roof rack kit to mount a cargo bag or carrier on your 2005 Volvo S80 Sedan. I have listed the items needed below. Thule Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack, Item # TH480 Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs - 1111, Item # THKIT1111 Thule Load Bars - 58 inch, Item # THLB58 Cargo bags are water resistant and while some, like the Thule Quest Roof Mounted Cargo Bag, item # TH846, do a very good job I would not recommend them if you need to keep items dry for a cross-country...
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  • Which is the Smallest Roof Mounted Cargo Box that will Fit 2010 Infinit EX35 with Factory Crossbars
  • We have an option that will work for you, however, Yakima does not list any of their cargo boxes as a fit for your 2010 Infiniti EX35 factory roof rack. Yakima does not have any options, however, Thule offers quite a few, the smallest being the Sidekick, part # TH682 and the Force, part # TH624. The Sidekick measures 54 inches long and the Force measures 65 inches long. According to Thule, these cargo boxes will fit on your factory crossbars so drilling new holes will not be necessary....
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  • Will Thule Sidekick Roof Mount Cargo Box, # TH682 Fit a 2009 Audi Q5
  • The Thule Sidekick Roof Mount Cargo Box, # TH682, will fit on your 2009 Audi Q5, if it has a factory roof rack that includes cross bars that run side to side. If your roof does not have cross bars, you will first need to add a roof rack system. You will need: Thule Fit Kit for Podium Style Foot Pack, # THKIT4002 Thule Podium Roof Mounted Foot Pack for Square Load Bars, # TH460 Thule Load Bars, 50 inches wide, # THLB50 With this roof rack system installed, you will be able to...
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  • Recommendations for Carrying Skis on the Roof of a 2008 Honda CRV with a GPS Antenna
  • I checked with Thule and the Thule Atlantis 1800 XT, part # TH687BXT, is a confirmed fit for your 2008 Honda CRV with factory cross bars. This box measures 84 inches in length, you will want to measure your roof to see if this would be too long to be comfortable for you. I would suggest measuring from the GPS antenna forward to see how far the box would reach over the windshield, if at all. This box can carry 6-8 skis that are not more than 198 centimeters in length. The Thule Atlantis...
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  • Will the Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Box Fit on a 2010 Pontiac Vibe
  • The Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Box, # TH682, will fit your 2010 Pontiac Vibe, as long as it has factory cross bars that run side to side. The cross bars will need to be between 23-5/8 inches and 32-1/16 inches apart to fit the mounting locations on the box. If you need cross bars, you will need 3 items before you can install a cargo box. First, you will need Thule Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack, # TH480. Second, you will need Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs,...
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  • Will Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Box fit 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • As long as your 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee has a roof rack and rails, the Thule Sidekick box should fit just fine. If your Grand Cherokee only has the rails that run the length of the roof and not the crossbars, you will need crossbars. The crossbar kit for your car is part # TH45050.
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for a 2011 Chevy Equinox to Carry the Thule Sidekick Cargo Box
  • The Thule Ascent cargo boxes like # TH603, use Quick Grip mounting hardware that will open up as wide as 3-1/4 inches. Since your 2011 Chevy Equinox has side rails that run front to back, you will need to add crossbars. You can use the Thule system, # TH45050. I have included a link to the installation details and a video for you to view.
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  • Will Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Box, # TH682 Fit a 2009 Toyota Sienna and Hold a Spare Tire
  • If your 2009 Toyota Sienna has a factory roof rack that includes cross bars that run side to side, the Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Box, # TH682, will fit. The inside width of this cargo box is 23-1/2 inches. If the spare tire is less than 23-1/2 inches in diameter, it will fit in the box. If your van does not have cross bars that run side to side, you can add some. You would need Thule Crossroad Roof Mounted Roof Railing Foot Pack, # TH450, and Thule Load Bars - 50 Inches...
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  • Will the Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 Fit the Factory Crossbars on my 2004 Pontiac Vibe
  • I do have an option that will work for you, however, Yakima does not have a cargo box that will fit the factory roof rack on your 2004 Pontiac Vibe. Instead, I recommend looking at the Thule Pulse Cargo Box, # TH614. This cargo box is similar in size to the Yakima RocketBox Pro 14, # Y07192, that you referenced and it will fit on the factory crossbars. According to Thule, this cargo box may hinder your ability to completely open the rear hatch when it is installed. If you would...
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  • Recommend Roof Cargo Box for a 2007 Toyota Highlander with Moon Roof and Spoiler
  • According to the Thule Fit Guide, the Sidekick part # TH682 will fit the factory roof rack with cross bars on your 2007 Highlander. It is 54 inches long if you want to double check to make sure it will not hit the rear spoiler. You should be able to use your moon roof, but it would be significantly noisier since there will be air turbulence at the nose of the box.
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  • Determining Fit of Rola Roof-Mount Cargo Basket # 59504 on Factory Crossbars of 2014 Acura MDX
  • I was able to find an online version of the owners manual for the 2014 Acura MDX but not specific details about the dimensions or exact placement of the fixed-point factory crossbars. You can determine compatibility of the Rola Cargo Basket # 59504 or any other rooftop accessory with your factory crossbars by measuring the distance between the centers of the two bars. The Rola basket # 59504 uses moveable mounting brackets that attach between its adjacent cross rails. The brackets...
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  • Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Box # TH682 Recommendation for a 2011 Volvo XC60
  • The most economically priced cargo box that would install onto the Thule Aero bars on your 2011 Volvo XC60 would be the Thule Sidekick Roof Mounted Cargo Carrier Box # TH682. I attached a review video for this product for you to check out also.
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  • Will the Thule Roof Cargo Carrier # TH682 Work on my 2005 Lexus RX 330
  • As long as the bar spread between the tracks on your 2005 Lexus RX 330 is 23-5/8 inches to 32-1/16 inches, the Cargo Box, part # TH682, will fit. The sidekick also requires 14-3/8 inch mounting width on the cross bars and 7-1/2 inches of clearance from the rear of your vehicle to the back of the box. If your vehicle does not have cross bars I would recommend the Thule Roof Rack For 2005 Lexus RX330, part # TH450R, # THRAB47. I included links to video reviews of the Sidekick and the...
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  • 21 Cubic Foot Cargo Box that will Fit on a 2010 Honda CR-V with a Factory Roof Rack
  • For your 2010 Honda CR-V with factory roof rack, you can use the Thule Force L Cargo Box, # TH624 for a carrier. This is the largest box that will fit without interference with the rear hatch. I have included a link to a video showing a typical installation for you.
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  • Will Thule Roof Carrier TH682 Fit a 2009 Honda CR-V
  • As long as the bar spread between the tracks on your 2009 Honda CRV is 23-5/8 inches to 32-1/16 inches, the Cargo Box, part # TH682, will fit. If you do not have luggage rack tracks and bars, you will need to install those first. We have a package that includes everything needed to install a roof rack on a 2009 CRV. I have added a link to that page.
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  • Does the Thule Sidekick Cargo Box Have to be Centered on the Cross Bars of a Roof Rack
  • You can mount the Thule Sidekick to one side or the other when installing it on a roof rack cross bar. We recommend you put it closer to the passenger side so that if you were on the side of the road you would be on the side of your vehicle that would be on the opposite side of traffic. Check out the review video for this product that I attached also.
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  • Will Thule Sidekick Roof Mount Cargo Box Fit a 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport with Factory Roof Rack
  • I checked with Thule and the Sidekick cargo box, # TH682, will fit your 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport factory roof rack. I have included a link to a video review for you to view. The box is not likely to interfere with radio reception but in the event that it does, if you can move your crossbars a little more forward on the vehicle, that will help.
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  • Thule U-Bolt Mount Cargo Box Will Not Fit Factory Crossbars on a 2013 Nissan Xterra
  • You are referring to either the new AcuTight system or the previous generation Quick Grip feet, # TH05738. These clamps mount in cradles, # TH8523387001, and the slide forward and back inside the cargo box in a slot, not holes. You would have to heavily modify the cargo box to be able to use this set up. This modification can compromise the structural integrity of the cargo box making it unsafe. It will also void the warranty of the box if it is still under warranty. What you can...
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  • Roof Cargo Boxes Available to Fit a 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan with Factory Roof Rack and Cross Bars
  • Because of the design of the factory roof rack on your 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan it will not accept any roof cargo boxes that use the Quick Grip mounting clamps. Yakima roof cargo boxes all use the Quick Grip mounting clamps. Thule will offer the Thule Sidekick Cargo Box, part # TH682, and the Thule Excursion Cargo Box, part # TH667ES to fit your factory cross bars. They both attach with U-bolts to crossbars that are 4 inches or less in width. I also offer the SportRack line, which...
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