What type of roof does your 1998 Ford Explorer have?
No existing rails or crossbars
Factory installed tracks that run front to back
Factory side raised rails that run front to back
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These multipurpose, galvanized steel crossbars supply the backbone for your aftermarket roof-rack system. Bars provide stability to your rack system and carry the accessories that secure your gear. Round design fits all Yakima towers.
HighRoller requires one set of MightyMount 39H (Y03539) to be compatible with Yakima CoreBar and JetStream bars
HullRaiser, HullyRollers and Mako Saddles require two sets of MightyMount 39H (Y03539) to be compatible with Yakima CoreBar and JetStream bars
Any load extending over the windshield (except luggage boxes) must be secured to both the front and rear of the vehicle, in addition to the rack. The total weight of the racks and loads must not exceed Yakima's weight limit for that vehicle's factory rack
Canoes must be 14 feet or less on this application
Always be sure to tie down your SUP as per instructions. SupPup and SupDawg require using nose tie down strap
Any load/mount extending beyond the rear hatch seam may cause interference
Limited to 2 surf/sail/paddleboards. Boards must be stacked - do not carry side-by-side
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.
If you plan to use TH518, TH598 or TH599XTR bike carriers, an Xadapter is required for mounting. For more info on the adapter, see bike carrier product page.
The Hullaport TH834, TH835, TH835XT, TH835XTR, and TH835PRO will require the use of THXADAPT11 when mounting to AeroBlade or AeroBlade Edge bars
Due to the position of the rack, some boxes or accessories may interfere with full opening of the rear hatch or tailgate
These heavy-duty, aluminum crossbars work with Rhino-Rack legs to create a sturdy roof rack or ladder rack. The square bars include built-in C-channels for mounting Rhino-Rack Heavy-Duty, contractor-grade accessories.
These steel, square crossbars attach to Inno feet to create a sturdy roof rack for your vehicle. Elastomer coating resists corrosion and helps cushion your load. Bars accommodate carriers and accessories that clamp around bars.
Aerodynamic, aluminum crossbars let you build an aftermarket roof rack for your vehicle. Full-length bars provide plenty of space for carriers and accessories. Vortex strips in C-channels reduce wind noise. Theft-deterring plastic locks included.
These crossbars combine the strength of steel with an aerodynamic shape to create a heavy-duty yet quiet roof rack for your vehicle. Full-length bars maximize cargo carrying capacity and work with most clamp-on accessories.
These heavy-duty, aluminum crossbars work with Rhino-Rack legs to create a sturdy roof rack or ladder rack for your vehicle. The square bars have built-in C-channels for mounting Rhino-Rack Heavy-Duty, contractor-grade accessories.
Extremely quiet, aerodynamic crossbars attach to Yakima towers to create a stylish roof rack for your vehicle. Rubber strips in T-slots push down to load carriers or accessories - no need to trim. Full-length aluminum bars maximize carrying capacity.
Low-profile, aerodynamic crossbars create an aftermarket roof rack for your vehicle. Aluminum bars have T-slots that let you mount channel-mounted carriers and accessories. Flexible rubber strips in T-slots keep out dirt and won't need trimming.
Attach these premium, black, aluminum bars to Thule roof-rack feet to create a sturdy, stylish, roof-mounted rack that is supremely quiet and aerodynamic. Pivoting endcaps let you easily slide on T-slot-mounted accessories.
Attach these premium, aluminum bars to Thule roof-rack feet to create a sturdy, stylish, roof-mounted rack that is supremely quiet and aerodynamic. Pivoting endcaps let you easily slide on T-slot-mounted accessories.
The aerodynamic Yakima FlushBar pairs a factory look with the quietest crossbar style on the market to form the ultimate roof rack for your vehicle. These lockable, aluminum bars mount with a custom fit kit and have built-in slots for accessories.
Due to crossbar spread limitation, Kayak Stacker is not recommended on this application
HighRoller, Raptor, WheelFork, HullRaiser, KayakStacker, MultiMount, and BasketCase, require one set of MightyMount 32H (Y03532) for use with Whispbar crossbars; Mighty Mount 34H (Y03534) for use with Whispbar HD crossbars
To carry one boat, HullyRollers, Mako, or LandShark saddles require two sets of MightyMount 32H (PN 8003532) for use with Whispbar crossbars; MightyMount 34H (PN 8003534) for use with Whispbar HD crossbars
Carry your paddles, oars or masts with MultiMount (Y04034). Requires MightyMount 32H (Y03532) for Whispbar crossbars; MightyMount 34H (Y03534) for Whispbar HD crossbars
Carry your front wheel with Wheel Fork (Y02067) and use Universal MightyMount (Y03590) to attach the Wheel Fork to your factory crossbar
Attaches to factory-fitted roof rail track.
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