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2014 Subaru Forester Roof Rack

Roof Rack Includes:

Thule Square Load Bars - Steel - 50" - Qty 2
Thule Crossroad Roof Mounted Roof Railing Foot Pack


Part Numbers: THLB50,TH450

Price:$294.90

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Thule Square Load Bars - Steel - 50" - Qty 2
part number: THLB50

These steel load bars attach to Thule roof-rack feet to create a sturdy, convenient roof-mounted rack. Durable plastic coating resists corrosion and provides cushion for your load. Accomodates accessories that clamp around bars.

Features:

  • Load bars work with Thule foot packs to create a roof rack for mounting various accessories
    • Mount a cargo carrier, bike rack, kayak saddles, ski carrier and more
      • Racks and accessories must clamp around crossbars
  • Standard, square load bars are sturdy and offer extreme support
  • Crossbar length can accommodate the following, depending on the types of carriers and accessories used:
    • 1 - 4 Bikes
    • 1 - 2 Kayaks
    • 1 - 8 Pairs of skis
    • 2 - 4 Surfboards
    • 1 Cargo box (with enough room to fit 1 bike beside it)
  • Plastic coating helps to prevent rust and corrosion while providing non-scratch cushion for your load
  • Galvanized steel is strong and durable


Specs:

  • Length: 50"
  • Fits the following Thule foot packs:
    • Crossroad (TH450)
    • Aero (TH400XT)
    • Tracker II (TH430)
    • Low gutter feet (TH300)
    • High gutter feet (TH387)
    • Super-high gutter feet (TH953)
    • Podium (TH460)
  • Weight: 8-1/2 lbs
  • Weight capacity: 165 lbs per pair
  • Quantity: 2 crossbars
  • Lifetime warranty


LB50 Thule Standard Square Steel Cross Bars - 50" Long



Thule Crossroad Roof Mounted Roof Railing Foot Pack
part number: TH450

Transform your vehicle's factory installed rails into flexible, multipurpose rack system with adapters. Rubber coated steel clamping straps provide maximum security and unmatched strength while protecting existing rails from surface damage.

Features:
  • Mounting system adjusts to clamp securely to existing raised side rails of roof rack
    • Maximum rack strength and custom fit provided by rubber coated steel strap of foot
    • Integrated rubber lining on bottom of foot keeps existing rails fully protected from surface damage
  • Design and style of foot complement all vehicles
  • Easily mount and remove feet with the integrated tool
  • Optional One Key System Locks are available to secure the foot pack to the factory rails
    • Requires 4 lock cylinders
  • Includes 4 endcaps for load bars
Specs:
  • For use with Thule square load bars (#s THLB50, THLB58, THLB65 and THLB78).
  • Also available in half pack (# TH4502).

Thule Crossroad-Roof Rack Mounting System

Turn the factory installed raised rails on your vehicle into a versatile, multipurpose rack system. The iron grip of the Crossroad, provided for by the flexible steel clamping strap, allows for unmatched strength and security when mounting carriers to the roof of your vehicle. Whether you are biking, boating, skiing, or packing up for a well-deserved weekend away, this mounting system is perfect for safely transporting whatever you need to your next destination.


Crossroad foot installed

Thule Crossroad adapters strap on to the factory roof rack.


tightening the strap around the factory raised side rail

The strap is tightened by turning a screw hidden behind a lockable door.




450 Thule Crossroad Roof Mounted Roof Railing Foot Pack





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Video Transcript for Thule Roof Rack Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester we're going to be test fitting the Thule Crossroads Roof Rack System using part numbers THLB50 and TH450. We already have our rear load bar installed on our roof rack so we're going to install our front bar. Before I do that, we want to go ahead and show you how to install the last foot pack. Pretty simple. It just slides over the square bar. Once you have that on there we can go ahead and install the end cap.

That's all there is to the installation. Now we're ready to go ahead and set it up onto the front part of our roof. One of the things we want to make sure of is that we want to make sure that our feet are going to be straight across from each other. To do this we can simply just take a measurement from the center of our front bar to the center of the rear bar. We're going to go ahead and set ours at right around 29 inches. Center on center.

Now we can go to the other side, make sure we get that same measurement. Again that's just going to ensure that our bars are parallel with one another and that our feet are in line. Now that we got it set, equal on both sides, next thing we want to do is make sure they have even bar overhang. They look pretty good. We can bring our strap around the bar fitting it back into the foot. Then we can take the included tool and we can go ahead and tighten that strap around. These foot packs have arrow indicators on them at this portion here.

We want to make sure that that arrow indicator is at the center of our side rail. We can go ahead and tighten down this side and get a nice secure fit. These straps are great to have. They're actually a rubber coated steel so they're going to be very strong, very durable and going to give you the peace of mind that your roof rack is going to stand up to whatever really you put it through. Here on this side, bring our strap around, fit it into the foot and then just repeat the same tightening process that we used on the other side. Great thing about this included tool is that when you're done with it, you can actually just slide it back into the foot pack.

It's also got spots on it that you can remove right here so you can install a lock core which would secure the roof rack to the vehicle simply by just using locks on each one. With everything tight and secure, that's going to do it for today's test fit of the Thule Crossroads Roof Rack System using part numbers THLB50 and TH450 on our 2015 Subaru Forester. .




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  • Thule Roof Rack for a 2004 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab
  • The Thule Traverse Roof Rack with the square crossbars, # THLB50, Traverse Foot Pack, # TH480 and Fit Kit, # THKIT1064, will fit your 2004 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab as long as it has a bare roof. A bare roof will not have a factory roof rack or side rails. At this time there are no roof rack fits for models with factory side rails. The Thule Traverse roof rack has a maximum weight capacity of 165 lbs. I strongly recommend checking your owners manual or with your local Toyota dealer to
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  • Weight Capacity of Roof Rack on a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe Carrying Two Kayaks
  • My wife and I just bought a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe that has the factory rails that run front to back. The limit of those is 75 pounds just like on yours, and I remember thinking, wow, that is not very much. Adding cross bars will not increase the capacity of the rails even if the cross bars themselves might be able to carry more weight. Even if this is the case, you will still be limited to the 75 pounds. If you were to add the recommended cross bars, # Y00408, and the Towers, # Y00138,
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  • Roof Rack and Bike Rack Recommendations for a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta
  • For a Thule roof rack for a 2012 Volkswagen Jetta, there are a couple of different options. First, there is a system with the traditional Thule square bars. And there is also a system with new AeroBlade bars. If cost is an issue, then going with a square bar system will be the way to go. You will need the following parts: Bars, # THLB50 Foot Pack, # TH480 Fit Kit, # THKIT1618 You can also add a fairing, # TH872XT For bike racks that will fit this system, I would go with the
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  • What Roof Rack for 2014 Honda CR-V with Factory Side Rails Can Use 72-Inch Thule Square Load Bars
  • The width of your 2014 Honda CR-V measured from the outside edges of the two side mirrors is 71 inches. For safety reasons it is not recommended to use crossbars that are substantially wider than the roof line itself. If you were to mount your 72-inch Thule square load bars onto compatible rack feet the crossbars would extend out from each side of the roof enough to pose a potential hazard. The longest crossbars recommended for your CR-V are 50-inches but since it is possible to cut
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  • Roof Mounted Cargo Box Recommendation for a 2011 Cadillac SRX with Factory Roof Rack
  • According to our fit guide, the Thule Ascent 1700, # TH605, is not a direct fit to a 2011 Cadillac SRX with a factory roof rack. In order for it to fit, according to Thule, you would need to first install Thule Crossroad Roof Mounted Roof Railing Foot Pack, # TH450, and Thule Load Bars, # THLB50, to provide the proper crossbar spacing to mount the Ascent. Another option would be to go with a different box. Yakima has several boxes that they have indicated are a direct fit. Take a look
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  • Kayak Carriers for a 2008 Subaru Outback Wagon with Factory Roof Rack
  • The 100 pound capacity on the 2008 Subaru Outback Wagon most likely refers to the system as a whole. In all probability they took the lowest rated component in the system, either the roof, the side rails, or the crossbars, and went by that rating for the whole system. You may be able to find the capacity of each separate component in the owners manual or by contacting a dealership. But even if you were to add different crossbars like the Thule Load Bars, # THLB50, Thule still states
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  • Will Thule Square Load Bars Fit a 2003 Honda Civic and Accept T-Slot Bike Rack
  • The Thule load bars can fit your Civic with the correct foot pack and fit kit, but the crossbars on this roof rack do not have the T-slots that accept the T-slot accessories. This roof rack uses square crossbars that will accept most clamp on roof rack accessories. If you are needing a roof rack that uses crossbars with T-slots I would recommend the Rhino Rack Roof Rack with Aero Crossbars, part # RRVA118B-2, # RRRLKVA, and the Rhino Rack Custom DK Clamps, part # DK009. This roof rack
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  • Roof Rack Recommendations for a 2002 Saab 9-3, 5-Door Hatchback
  • For a 2002 Saab 9-3, 5-Door, I have included a link to the racks that will fit. For a Thule rack, you can use the following parts: Thule Square Load Bars, # THLB50 Thule Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack, # TH480 Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit, # THKIT1003
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  • Recommended Options For Carrying 4 Bikes On 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportsWagen
  • We do have some options for you to be able to carry 4 bikes on your 2014 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, but due to the towing capacity of your vehicle they cannot be carried on a 4-bike hitch mounted carrier. You will want to check the owner's manual or with the dealership to see what the towing and tongue weight capacities are for your SportWagen. With the hitches that are available for your vehicle all being Class l, the maximum bikes you can carry on a hitch is 2. There are a few options
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  • Racks to Allow Carrying Lumber on a 2014 Jetta Sportwagon
  • The Thule Crossroads roof rack system you referenced, consisting of parts # THLB50 and # TH450, is a correct fit for the 2014 Jetta Sportwagen with factory installed rails that run front to back. Once installed this system's square steel crossbars will be 34-inches apart. A 4 x 8-foot sheet of plywood will tend to sag if supported only in its center as on this rack, especially once you add the essential ratchet straps. Although it is not an ideal setup, if you had a hitch on your
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  • Recommendation for Kayak Carrier for 2010 Honda CR-V
  • I spoke with my contacts at Thule and Yakima and both said their kayak carriers max out at 75 pounds. Since you have an 84 pound kayak that is 14-1/2 feet long I recommend going with the Universal Foam Block Rooftop Kayak Carrier # Y04053. These are cost effective and come with bow and stern tie downs to secure the kayak to your vehicle. This carrier works with naked roofs so you will not need a roof rack. You will want to consult the owner's manual for your Honda CR-V to make sure
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  • Are Slots On Roof Of 2002 Jaguar X-Type Sedan Used To Mount Roof Rack
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule about your 2002 Jaguar X-Type Sedan. The Thule Traverse Roof Rack is a fit for your vehicle. It attaches to the door jambs of your car and they told me that it does not use the 4 places you referenced in your question. To order this kit you will need to order 3 different numbers. You would order part # THLB50, part # TH480, and part # THKIT1229. This will give you the 50 inch square steel load bars, the foot pack, and the kit that contains the custom-designed
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  • Parts Needed to Install a Roof Rack on a 2000 Audi S4
  • The part numbers that you listed are everything you will need to install the Thule Traverse roof rack on your 2000 Audi S4. The 50 inch Square Load Bars, # THLB50, the Traverse Foot Pack, # TH480, and the Fit Kit, # THKIT1019, make up the entire roof rack. The only additional items that you will need are roof mounted accessories. If you are interested in adding a roof bike rack, kayak carrier or cargo box, I would be happy to recommend a product for your needs.
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  • Compatibility of Older Thule Frontier Ski Box with 2014 Honda CRV EX-L with Factory Side rails
  • The 2014 Honda CRV comes with factory installed crossbars, flush rails and a naked roof. It sounds like you are purchasing a 2014 Honda CRV EX-L with flush mounted rails that run front to back. I recommend the Thule roof rack system: Thule Square Load Bars # THLB50 Podium Foot Pack # TH460 Fit Kit # THKIT3118 The mounting hardware for the Frontier cargo box will work with the square crossbars As for clearance, at 88 inches long, your cargo box is one of Thule's longer boxes.
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  • Thule no longer offers fits for the Thule Aero Foot part # TH400XT since this foot pack has been replaced by the # TH480. To complete a roof rack on your 2009 Nissan Altima you would need the # TH480, the fit kit # THKIT1580 and the 50 inch square crossbars # THLB50. You may already have square crossbars that could work so at least you wouldn't have to buy a whole new rack.
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  • SportRack Brand Ski Carrier Compatibility With Crossbars on 2014 Subaru Forester
  • Thank you for providing a photo of the ski rack attachment clamps you are concerned with matching to a roof rack. The Thule roof rack system you referenced, their Crossroad rack consisting of parts # THLB50 and # TH450, is indeed a correct fit for your 2014 Subaru Forester with factory-installed raised side rails. This rack uses square crossbars that are fully compatible with any of the SportRack ski carriers we offer. All SportRack ski carriers can be seen on the link at right along
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  • Warranty of the Thule Roof Rack for 2013 Toyota Prius
  • Actually all of the products you mentioned that will complete a roof rack for your 2013 Toyota Prius have lifetime warranties. The load bars part # THLB50 has a lifetime warranty, whereas the other two components the # TH480 and # THKIT1566 have limited lifetime warranties. Basically for each Thule product, the warranty is: Subject to the limitations and exclusions described in the warranty, THULE will remedy defects in materials or workmanship by repairing or replacing, at its option,
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  • Recommended Roof Rack for 2014 Toyota Camry with Moon Roof
  • According to my Thule contact you can use the following roof rack with your 2014 Toyota Camry with a moon roof: Thule AeroBlade Load Bars # THARB53B Thule Rapid Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack # TH480R Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs # THKIT1438 However, the rack will most likely prevent or limit your ability to open the roof. In order to operate the roof, you would first need to remove the rack. At present there is no roof rack that will not interfere with a moon roof.
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  • Yes, you can add crossbars to the existing side rails on your 2007 Ford Freestyle. You will need Thule Crossroad Roof Mounted Roof Railing Foot Pack, # TH450, which will attach to the rails. Then, you can install Thule Load Bars, # THLB50. With this system installed, you will be able to mount the SportRack Explorer Cargo Box to the roof.
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  • Yes, the Thule Crossroad Roof Mounted Roof Railing Foot Pack # TH450 would work well on your 2005 Pontiac Montana SV6, with factory raised rails that run front to back. Along with the raised rail foot pack you will need a set of 50 inch cross bars, # THLB50 I would recommend going with the Complete Crossroad Kit with 50 inch Long Bars and Locks, # TH45050, which includes locks to secure the bars to the side rails. We have a video installation for this item that should be helpful, see
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  • If you have factory installed side rails that run front to back on your 2011 Ford Flex you would just need Thule Square Load Bars # THLB58 and you would have a complete roof rack system combined with the Thule Cross Road Foot Pack # TH450 that you currently have. If you do not have factory raised side rails you will need the following items, Thule Square Load Bars # THLB58, Thule Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack # TH480, Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs # THKIT1518. I attached
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  • Body Armor actually makes a product that we do not carry that would adapt the rack you have on your Wrangler to a Yakima rack. The part number is BA 5125. It requires you to use the following Yakima products: Yakima Control Towers # Y00212 LandingPad 6 for Yakima Control Towers # Y00226 To determine how long of a cross bar you would need I would measure the distance between the Body Armor rails. I attached a page that has all of the Yakima round bars available for you to check out
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  • Does the Thule Crossroads Roof Rack for 2013 Toyota 4Runner Require Locks be Added
  • The Thule Crossroads Roof Rack for the 2013 Toyota 4Runner, consisting of parts # THLB58 and # TH450, is a correct fit for your 4Runner as long as it has factory installed side rails that run front to back. This rack system does not include locks, so to secure it to your 4Runner you will also need to purchase Thule's One-Key System Lock Cylinders # TH544. if you have other Thule rack-mount accessories you can order a larger lock set like # TH596 to enable them all to be operated with
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  • Single Replacement Thule Crossroad Roof Mounted Roof Railing Foot Pack
  • Thule does offer single foot pack # 753-3399-02 which is for the Thule Rapid Aero Crossroad Roof Mount Rail # TH450 that you referenced.
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Customer Reviews

Thule Square Load Bars - Steel - 50" - Qty 2 - THLB50

Average Customer Rating:  ratingratingratingratingrating4.6 out of 5 stars   (38 Customer Reviews)

These steel load bars attach to Thule roof-rack feet to create a sturdy, convenient roof-mounted rack. Durable plastic coating resists corrosion and provides cushion for your load. Accomodates accessories that clamp around bars.


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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jerry G09/19/2013


I already had an "older" Thule roof/bike rack, purchased for a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee, then used on a 2010 Hyundai Elantra Touring (this was the roof rack with the "strapped-on to roof rails" feet, and the bike carriers with the cantilevered, front fork-secured, mechanism). My new 2013 Hyundai Elantra GT does NOT have roof rails, thus the need for this new Thule package consisting of: 1) TH460 - Thule Podium Roof Mounted Foot Pack for Square Load Bars, 2) THKIT3068 - Thule Fit Kit for Podium Syle Foot Pack and 3) THLB50 - Thule Square Load Bars - Steel - 50" - Qty 2. MY plan was to "re-use" the pair of "older" Thule bike carriers. Etrailer's online info was excellent. The installation videos (although not for this identical package on the same vehicle as mine - but the 2012 Honda CRV's roof-mounting system is very close to the Hyundai's) were even MORE excellent! The box arrived on-time. The components were all there, and undamaged. The installation instructions were clear and concise... even for these 67 year-old eyes/mind! My "older" Thule bike carriers fit PERFECTLY... the new load bars are identical to my old ones (the only reason I needed new ones was I'd "cut down" the old ones when I moved the rack from the Grand Cherokee to the Elantra Touring, and now they were ~2" too short!!!). We tow the car behind our motorhome and we've found the Thule roof-mounted products to be excellent for our needs... holding up to three bikes on the top of our "dinghy". Dealing with the folks at Etrailer.com was a very pleasant experience! 100578






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Amy S.05/29/2014


Got our order for this roof rack system and CRV fit kit in a timely manner and even had the etrailer team contact us both when there was a small delay on our fit kit coming in as well as when everything actually shipped out! Assembly was super easy and straight forward. The husband worked on prepping the car while I assembled the bars to the towers and then we worked together to affix everything to the car. All in all, it took us maybe 30 minutes to complete installation. Doing it alone might take 45 and is very doable. My only gripe would be the actual footers on the fit kit. The plastic pieces looked like they were supposed to snap in somewhere but just wiggled around in the mounting gaps until we actually tightened them down. They also seemed to be a bit of an awkward fit on the existing plastic rails, but again, once tightened look fine. I was slightly worried they would crack when tightening just because the plastic isn't very thick, but no problems so far! We're only one week after installation now, but love the look of them on the car, haven't noticed any extra noise while driving, and are excited for the first kayak trip this weekend to actually use them! 133284






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Michael07/07/2014


Sorry for the slow response. We only installed the crossbars this passed weekend. They were very easy to install, as soon as I took the instructions away from my brother. I think they look very nice on the car, but his wife doesn't like them, so we'll be taking them off and putting them on every time we go kayaking. I have my opinions about that situation which I'll keep to myself. I've attached pics of both a front and a back view. 139637






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mark J.07/14/2011


The Thule system was installed on my 2005 Dodge Dakota extended cab by myself, in a very short time. It works awesome. Thanks for a great product! 19397






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John10/08/2011


Great service provided here are etrailer.com. I am very happy with my order. I ordered the product on Monday at like 11:00AM and chose the free 5-7 day shipping. They gave me 3-5 day shipping for free and had the product shipped out that day!!! I got it on Thursday with everything I order. There were no issues with anything. They emailed me like 1 hour after the product arrived to make sure everything was good. I would definitely buy here again, and refer my friends to etrailer.com. 25272






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob S.01/14/2012


ETrailer web site made product selection simple, delivery was even faster than expected, and they kept me informed of order progress via e-mail from start to finish. Thule roof rack system fit perfectly and was easy to assemble and install. Haven't used Rightline cargo bag yet, but construction and materials appear to be robust and well-designed. Overall an outstanding experience. 29728






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bob S.01/14/2012


ETrailer web site made product selection simple, delivery was even faster than expected, and they kept me informed of order progress via e-mail from start to finish. Thule roof rack system fit perfectly and was easy to assemble and install. Haven't used Rightline cargo bag yet, but construction and materials appear to be robust and well-designed. Overall an outstanding experience. 29727






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Geoff08/18/2012


These roof rack bars are easy to use and put on/take off the car - I got them for a Subaru Outback. My wife can easily install them, too. (We like to take them off when we don't need them b/c they cause a low whistling sort of sound when you drive.) The delivery was really quick. I am totally satisfield with etrailer and the product I ordered. 52204






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Stefanie B07/09/2014


Product arrived very quickly and was in excellent condition. I was easily able to follow the instructions and put it on my Subaru Crosstrek. One thing I would recommend is to purchase the locks along with the bars and footpads. I thought the footpads would come with locks, but they do not, so I will have to make another purchase. 140330






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: BK12/14/2012


My load bars came with a crack in the one of the bars. I called customer service and they indicated they would send me a new set. The customer was very prompt with my request. I hope to receive the new set so I can install and use. 61423






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Dennis S06/19/2013


Instructions were easy to follow and mounting them was easily done in a few minutes. sturdy and secure-does cause slight wind resistance but that would be any product of this nature. Very pleased and would recommend to others 85238






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: MM06/07/2013


Very quick installation and perfect fit. etrailer's shipping was spectacular. I ordered on Tuesday at 11AM and everything arrived on Thursday before 9AM! This was only with the first level shipping upgrade. Great success. 83707






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Geert12/20/2011


The product was delivered as shown on the website. Parts arrived 1 day earlier than expected. Installation instructions were clear and easy to understand. Installation was quick and simple. Overall an excellent experience 28386






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bierburner10/06/2011


Easy to install and great price over the standard VW one for sale. Saved about $100. Recommend it to anyone who has rails that come stock on the vehicle and just need bars. 25174






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jordan C.12/19/2011


Thanks to the great website design I was confident these would work on my Kia Sorrento, and they installed quickly and easily with no problems. 28270






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Joel N.05/31/2012


Easy to install on a Mazda 5. I liked the kit that eTrailer sells. Don't bother with the overpriced locks from Thule, in my opinion. 42176






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Frank J01/09/2012


Best buy. The little extra these cost is well worht it for load carrying and the ease of attaching with the square cross section. 29358






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: edgar m09/03/2014


was contemplating the aero or square bars but im glag i went with these. match my car color and are really sturdy 149993






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Skye Barcus05/04/2012


Always a great place to purchase hitches and racks! Good prices and great customer service. 39407






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Jeff05/27/2012


Received quickly. Got the items out of the box, and had it together in ten minutes. 41800






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Ron S.06/13/2011


I really like the square bars instead of the round one provided by other makers. 16831






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Andy10/26/2011


Love it. Came on time (early actually) and fit and finish was top notch. 26172






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: JSJ05/21/2012


Easy to build and attach, all parts present, and very fast delivery! 41126






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: John F07/20/2012


Durable product with gripped surface to cutdown on box shifting. 48647






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Larry Wallace04/09/2011


I unpacked , , , assembled . . . and hit the road Jack! Thanks 11381






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Hugo03/23/2014


Great so far will be trying out this weekend with 9.5 kayak. 121847






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Kavin09/22/2012


Very prompt and in perfect condition. Thank you very much! 55509






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Colin01/10/2014


Got them a little dinged up but hey, it's a roof rack. 112493






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bill A.01/16/2012


Excellent product! Put together and installed easily. 29761






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Fred B.08/19/2011


As advertised & delivery as scheduled. Happy Camper !! 22123






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mazda5 owner06/25/2013


Fits fine. Will have to see its durabil ity. 85907






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Bonilla03/01/2011


Thanks again for the great service. 8159






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: curtis smith03/14/2012


The racks are working well. 33909






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Chuck H06/23/2011


Sturdy and easy to assemble. 17784






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Emily s12/27/2012


It's great. Perfect size 62024






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Sean C.05/11/2011


Solid and well made. 13458






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: Mark Pierson01/27/2011


AWSOME 6238






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ratingratingratingratingrating by: jeff04/14/2011


great 11745




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