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Ford F-150 Roof Racks

Roof racks for your Ford F-150 by Thule, Yakima, Rhino Rack and Rola. Easy installation and custom fit designs ensure these racks will allowy you to carry a bike rack, cargo basket, cargo box, ski rack or watersport carrier to your Ford F-150.

Ford F-150 Roof Racks

Thule, Yakima, Rhino Rack and Rola roof racks are built for an exact fit on your Ford F-150. Roof rack installation will be easy because of the custom fit designs. These racks will allow you to add a bike rack, cargo basket, cargo box, ski rack or watersport carrier to your Ford F-150.




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Ford F-150 Roof Rack Videos

Thule Roof Rack Review - 2016 Ford F-150

Today in this 2016 Ford F-150, we are going to be test fitting the Thule Aero Blade Roof Rack System. Consisting of part numbers THARB60 for the Thule Aero Blade Load Bars, part number TH480r which are the foot packs and parts number thkit1787 which are the clamps. Now as you can see we already have the front one installed. lEt's go ahead and show you how the rear one installs. We have it semi-assembled on our table here with just one side done. When you get this you'll have the foot pack here the foot pad and the clamp. We'll go ahead and show how the foot pack goes on. First up you want to make sure this latch is down.



Rhino Rack Roof Rack Review - 2016 Ford F-150

Today on this 2016 Ford F150 we're going to be test fitting the Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack System. Consisting of part numbers RRVA150B-2, which are going to be the crossbars, and then the legs, part number RRRLKBA, and then the fit kit, part number DK427. As you can see we have the front one already installed, let's go ahead and show you have the rear one goes on. Once you get the kit, here's what you're pretty much going to get with it, with the exception of the roll tape here. You're going to get the two measuring strips, the legs, the foot pads, the hooks, and the covers that will actually lock up the legs once you have them installed. We have the left one installed, let's go head and move on to the other. I'll flip this around for you. Go head and take our leg here, line it up with the track, slide it in.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2015 Ford F-150

Today on our 2015 Ford F-150, we're doing a test fit of the Thule Traverse Aero Bar Roof Racking System. The Thule Aeroblades, part number is T-H-A-R-B-6-0. The Thule Rapid Traverse Foot Pack, T-H-4-8-0-R, and the Thule Fit Kit is T-H-K-I-T-1-7-8-7. Now we already have the first one already on. I'd like to show you how we install the second one now. All right, we have a table here with our crossbar, we have our foot pad and this is our Fit Kit, the pad and the clip, plus we have a tool that comes with it. Our tape measurement does not include it but we have one to take a couple of measurements. We're going to install our Foot Kit.



Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack Review - 2006 Ford F-150

Today on our 2006 Ford F150 we'll be test fitting the Rhino Rack Vortex Roof Rack System using part numbers RRVA150B-2, RRRLKVA, and DK150. We'll begin our test fit by placing the front crossbar onto the front of our roof. We'll then need to measure two hundred and eighty millimeters from the center of the door jamb to the center of our foot pack. We'll need to make this measurement on both the passenger and driver's side of the vehicle to ensure the front crossbar is perpendicular to the roof and the pads contour to the roof line correctly. With the bar in position we then need to pull back some of the weather stripping to insert the clip in between the weather stripping and the seam of our door. Once this is done we'll use the included tightening tool to tighten down the black bolt, tightening down each side a little bit at a time, just to make sure the bar stays centered. Once everything is all tightened down and secure we can place our rear bar onto the rear of our roof and measure the crossbar spread.



Thule Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F150, well be test fitting the Thule Traverse Roof Rack System, using part numbers THLB58, TH480, and THKIT1521. With our roof rack assembled according to the instructions, well grab our front bar and place it onto the front part of our roof. To ensure we have this bar in the correct spot, we need to measure 10 1/8 of an inch from the leading edge of the windshield to the closest point on our foot pack. Well do this measurement for both sides to ensure that our feet are in line with each other.Once we have it set, we can use the included tool to tighten down our clamp to secure it against our roof line. Well make our way back and forth, tightening a little at a time so we dont lose our position. Once we have it secured, we can then slide the tool under the foot pack and close the lid.Well open our rear doors and place the rear bar under the rear part of our roof.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F150 we will be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack system using part numbers THARB60, TH480R and THKIT1521. With our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions we will place our front bar onto the front part of our roof. To ensure we have this bar in the correct spot we need to measure 10 and 1/8th inches from the leading edge of the windshield to the closet point of our foot pack. We will do this measurement for both sides of the vehicle to ensure that our feet are in-line with each other. Once we have it in place we can use the included tool to tighten down allen bolt which will tighten our clamp along the roof line of our truck. We will make our way back and forth, tightening a little at a time, making sure we don't lose our position.



Thule AeroBlade Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Ford F-150

Today on our 2013 Ford F150, we'll be test fitting the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System Part Numbers THARB60, TH4A0R and THKIT1521 with load bars feet and and fit kit assembled according to the instructions we'll begin our test fit by placing a front load bar on to the roof. We'll then need to measure from the front part of the glass to the first part of the foot. We'll measure 10 and 1/8 inch on to the passenger and drivers side of the vehicle to ensure the front load bar is perpendicular to the roof of our F150. Once we've established this position, we can use the included tensioning tool to tighten on the clamps to the roof line of our vehicle. You want to tighten down each side a little bit at a time so one foot back doesn't favor one side of the vehicle.



Thule Traverse Roof Rack Installation - 2011 Ford F-150

Today were going to do a test fit of the Thule square loadbar roof-rack kit with traverse speed on our 2011 Ford F150. Weve got already a little bar in feet assemble so lets go ahead and put them on the vehicle. Lets start by opening up both front door and placing the loadbar on the vehicle. Place the loadbar properly we need a measure of 10 and 1/8 inches from where the edge of the windshield and meets the edge of the sheet-metal on top of the roof-rack. All right now, weve got a front loadbar measure out in place and we start turning it down. Well take up some of the slacks on the clamps and then well tighten it down with the included torque tool specifications.





Ford F-150 Roof Bike Racks Videos

Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F150 we'll be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth Roof Mounted Bike Rack part number TH599XTR. With the Thule Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our Big Mouth directly onto our load bars. Here at the front platform we'll bring our clamps around the front bar. We'll then take out T-bolt and fit it through the slot on the clamp. We can secure it by tightening down our wingnut. We can then repeat this process for the other side of the front platform. Here at the rear we'll bring our bolts around the rear bar, place our clamp through the bolts, and secure it by tightening down the wingnuts.



Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F-150, we'll be test fitting the Swagman Rooftop Bike Rack, Part Number S64720. With a Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Swagman Bike Rack directly onto our load bars. Here at the front platform, we'll bring our U-bolt around the underside of the load bar, feeding it back up through the holes in the platform, and securing it by tightening down two wing nuts. Once we have that tight, we can repeat that process for the other side of the front platform. Here at the rear, we'll drop our U-bolt through the top of the bike rack, down through the holes, making sure it goes around the rear load bar. We'll then install the black metal bracket and secure it by tightening down the wing nuts. With the front and rear secure, we'll go ahead and make sure that our frame jaws are open and that our front and rear wheel straps are undone. We'll grab our bike and place it onto our bike rack.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F150, we'll be testing fitting the Swagman Fork Down Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number S64710. With the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Swagman Bike Rack directly onto our load bars. Here at the front platform, we'll bring our U bolts around the underside of our load bar feeding them up through the platform and securing it by tightening down the wing nuts. We'll do this for both sides of the front platform. Withthe front secure, we'll move to the rear and drop our U bolt through the top of thebike rack through the holes. We want to make sure that the U bolt goes around the load bar and then we can place our clampthrough the bolts and then we can feed our bolts through the bracket securing it by tightening down the wing nuts. We'llgo ahead and undo the rear wheel strap and make sure the skewer at the front is loose. We'll grab our bike and place it onto our bike rack.



RockyMounts PitchFork Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F-150 we'll be test fitting the Rocky Mounts Pitch Fork roof mounted bike rack, part number RKY0438. With a tully traverse roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the pitch fork directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, we'll remove the black plastic cover, and we'll also need to remove the skewer so that we can loosen up our allen bolts. With our allen bolts loose, we can bring our clamp around our front bar and secure it by re-tightening our allen bolts. We can then reinstall our skewer and replace our black plastic cover. Here at the rear, we'll bring our clamp around our rear bar, drop our bolt through the clamp, and secure it by tightening the wing nut. We'll go ahead undo the rear wheel strap and make sure our skewer at the front is loose. We'll grab our bike and place it onto our bike rack. We'll drop our front force down onto our skewer and we'll secure it first by tightening our skewer.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F150 we'll be test fitting the Rockymounts Tierod roof-mounted bike rock, part number RKY1014. With the Thule Rapid Traverse roof-rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the tierod directly onto our load bars. We'll rid plastic cover and fit the straps into the head of the carrier. We can then use an Allen key to tighten the Allen bolt which will tighten our straps around our front bar. With that tight we can replace the black plastic cover and make sure our skewer is open for when we're ready to load our bike. Here at the rear we'll bring our rear clamp around our rear bar, drop the bolt back through and secure it by tightening down on the Allen bolts. With the front and rear secure we'll go ahead and undo the rear wheel strap. We'll grab our bike and place it onto our bike rack dropping our front forks down onto our skewer. We'll secure the bike first by tightening our skewer and then move to the rear and tighten with the wheel strap. With our bike all loaded up we're ready to go. That completes today's test fit for the Rockymounts Tierod roof-mounted bike rock, part number RKY1014 on our 2010 Ford F150. .





Ford F-150 Roof Cargo Carrier Videos

Rhino Rack Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Ford F-150

Today on this 2016, Ford F150, we're going to be test fitting the Rhino Rack Pioneer Platform Universal Mount Cargo Basket, part number RR42115BF. This measures 58 inches long by 47 inches wide. We have three of the feet already attached to the vehicle and we'll go ahead and show you how the last one goes on. Go ahead and start by taking our top part, that'll go on top of the crossbar, this plastic piece. Set that in place. We'll take our metal bracket.



Thule Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2016 Ford F-150

Today, on this 2016 Ford F150, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Canyon Roof Cargo Basket, part number TH859. This is 49 inches long by 40 inches wide by 6 inches tall, and has 150 pound carrying capacity. Although, you want to double check with your owner's manual to make sure your roof can withstand such weights. As you can see, we have 3 of the clamps already installed on our roof rack system. We'll go ahead and show you how the last one installs. First, we're going to take our U-clamp here, with our 2 knobs. Go ahead an put it, and fit it in to these 2 channels here.



Thule Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Ford F-150

Today on our 2015 Ford F 150 we're doing a test fit of the Tuley Canyon 00:00:05 roof cargo basket. That part number is TH859. We have it on our vehicle already, I have three of four hold downs already on, I'm going to put the last one on. Let to let you know a little bit about the basket, it's made out of a study steel. The measurements on it are 49 by 40 by 6 and can hold up to 150 pounds. I'm going to get up here like so.



Rola Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Ford F-150

Today, on our 2015 Ford F150 we're doing a test fit of the ROLA roof mounted cargo basket. Part number is59504. Now, we already have it on our vehicle. I have 3 of the 4 tie-downs already on. Now, with the ROLA, it's 52 inches long, 40 and a half inches wide, and 6 inches deep. Let me get up here now. We already have our spacer already on.



Pro Series Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Ford F-150

Today on our 2015 Ford F-150 we're doing a test fit of the pro series big sky roof-mounted cargo basket. That part number is PS63156. Now we already have it on our truck already, on our vehicle, I'm sorry. I have three of the four hoe-downs on. Come up here and put the last one on. All righty. All right.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today, on our 2010 Ford F150, we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 22 cubic feet in metallic silver, part number TH636S. With a Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Sonic directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as needed to fit around each load bar. Once we have it set the way we like, we can then open the passenger's side of the box and use the 2 hand knobs on this side to tighten our feet around our bars. The great feature of the Thule Sonic is its ability to let you know when the feet are secured around the bar. When tightening, you'll hear a clicking noise when the feet are secured around the bar. Another great feature is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle.



Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F150, well be test fitting the Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 13 cubic feet in glossy black: part number TH634B. With the Thule rapid traverse Roof-rack system on our vehicle, well begin out test fit by placing the Thule Sonic directly onto our load bars. With the feed hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary to fit around each bar. Once we have the box situated the way we like, we can open, here on the passenger side of the box, and use the two hand-knobs on this side to tighten our feet around our bars. When the hand-knobs are tight enough, theyll make a clicky noise letting you know that the feet are secure around our bar. Another great ability is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. Well move to the driver side, open the box, and tighten down the two remaining feet using the hand-knobs until you hear the clicky noise. With all 4 feet tight, our box is secured, and were ready to go. That completes today's test fit for the Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 13 cubic feet in glossy black, part number TH634B, on our 2010 Ford F150.



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F150 we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 16 cubic feet in matte black, part number TH615. Keep in mind that this box opens from one side only so we'll want to place it toward the passenger side for easier accessibility. With the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Pulse directly onto our load bars. Once we have the box situated we can then open the box and place our feet through the appropriate slots, making sure that the feet go around each load bar. Then we can use the attached hand knobs to secure each one around our bars. With all four feet tight our box is secured and we're ready to go. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box part number TH615 on our 2010 Ford F150.





Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today, on our 2010 Ford F150, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 11 cubic feet in matte black, part number TH613. Keep in mind that this box opens from 1 side only, so we'll be setting it towards the passenger's side for easier accessibility. With a Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Pulse directly onto our load bars. Once we have it in place, we can then open the box and place our feet through the appropriate slots, making sure that they go around each load bar. We can then use the attached hand knob to tighten each foot down. With all 4 feet tight, our box is secured to our roof rack and we're ready to go.



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F150 we'll be test fitting the Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 21 cubic feet in AeroSkin black part number TH626. With a Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack City System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Force directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary to fit around each bar. Once we have the box situated the way we like, we can open the passenger side of the box and tighten down the twofeet on this side by using the hand knobs. Another great feature of the Thule Force is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. We'll move to the driver side, open the box and tighten down the two remaining feet using the hand knobs. With all four feet tight, our box is secured and we're ready to go. That completes today's test fit for the Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box part number TH626 on our 2010 Ford F150.



Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F150 we'll be test fitting the Thule Force medium rooftop cargo box measuring 13 cubic in aeroskin black, part number TH624. With the Thule Rapid traverse roof-rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Force directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box we can adjust them as necessary to fit around each bar. Once we have the box situated the way we like we to open from either side of the vehicle. We'll move to the driver's side, open the box and tighten down the two remaining feet using the hand knobs. With all four feet tight our box is secure to our roof rack and we're ready to go. That completes today's test fit for the Thule Force medium rooftop cargo box, part number TH624 on our 2010 Ford F150.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Ford F-150

Today on our 2013 F-150 we will be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL rooftop cargo box 22 cubic feet in metallic silver, part number th636s with a Thule aeroblade rooftop rack system assembled onto our vehicle we will begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly on top of our load bars. Then we can go ahead and open our cargo box and fit our clamps around each load bar. We will tighten the hand knobs which will tighten the feet of the clamps and secure our cargo box to our vehicle. With all of the clamps tight we are ready to start loading up our gear. As you can see we can open the cargo box from either side of the vehicle. This is a huge convinience when loading and unloading.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Ford F-150

Today on our 2013 Ford F-150 we will be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine top cargo box 11 cubic feet in matte black, part number TH613. With a Thule aeroblade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle we will begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly onto the load bars. Once we have it situated the way we like we can then open the box and feed the clamps through the appropriate slots making sure that the feet go around our load bars. The we can use the hand knobs attached to tighten down our feet. Once we have all four clamps tight our box is secured to our vehicle and we are ready to start loading up some gear. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Alpine rooftop cargo box, part number TH613 on our 2013 Ford F-150.



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Ford F-150

Today on our 2013 Ford F150 we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box, 16 cubic feet in matte black, part number th615. With a Thule Aeroblade Roof Rack System assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box directly onto our load bars. Once we have it situated the way we prefer, we can then open the box and feed the clamps through the appropriate slots. We'll want to make sure that the feet of the clamps are going around our load bars. Once we have all the feet around our load bars, we can then use the hand knobs to tighten down each clamp. Once we have all the clamps tight, our box is now secured to our roof rack and we're ready to start loading up our gear.



Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Ford F-150

Today on our 2013 Ford F150, we'll be testing in the Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box 14 cubic feet in Matte Black Part Number TH614. With a Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack System assembled under our vehicle, we begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly unto our load bars. One we have it situated the way we like, we can then open the box and fit our clamps through their appropriate slots making sure that the foot of each clamp goes around our load bars. Once we have our clamps in place, we can then use the him knob to tighten them down. With each clamp tight, our box is now secure to our roof rack and we're ready to start loading up our gear. That completes the test fit of the Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box 14 cubic feet in Matte Black Part number TH614 on our 2013 Ford F150.



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Ford F-150

Today on our 2013 Ford F150 we'll be test fitting the Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box, part number th626. Now our vehicle is already equipped with the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System, so we'll begin our test by placing the cargo box onto the vehicles load bars. We'll unlock the box and open the lid exposing the four knobs. We'll loosen up the knobs and position the claws over the load bars. Depending on where you position the box on your roof, you can go to the other side of the vehicle and open up the lid to expose the knobs closest to you. This double-sided opening lid allows for easier installation and makes it easier to load or unload your gear from either side of the vehicle.



Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Ford F-150

Today on our 2013 Ford F150 we'll be test fitting the Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box 13 cubic feet in aeroskin black, part number th624. With a Thule Aeroblade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly on to our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, we'll make sure that when sliding it onto our roof rack that the feet are going around our load bars. Once we have it situated the way we like, we can then open one side of the box and use the hand knob to tighten down our clamp on that side of the cargo box, and then we'll open it from the other side and tighten the two remaining clamps. Now that our cargo box is installed, were ready to start loading up our gear. That completes todays test fit of the Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box 13 cubic feet in aeroskin black, part number th624 on our 2013 Ford F150.



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Thule Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2015 Ford F-150

. 2015 Ford F-150. We're doing a test fit of the Tuley Gate Mate tailgate pad and bike carrier. The part number on it is TH824. We already have it. I'm going to set it right back on the bed.



Thule Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2011 Ford F-150

Today on our 2011 Ford F150, we're doing a test fit of the Thule Gate Mate Tailgate Pad and Bike Rack. That part number is TH824. Now we already have it laid on top of our tailgate here. We are first going to show you how to secure that down and then we'll go over some things that you can actually put on our tailgate pad and then also how we secure that down as well. The first thing we'll do, since my arms aren't long enough to reach all the way down to the bed even if I lift up, we're going to open up our tailgate here. Now I will hold the tailgate pad with my hip and reach down, grab my strap, and straighten that out. Then I'll just feed it through underneath my tailgate and in between the tailgate and the truck bed here.



Thule Truck Bed Bike Racks Review - 2005 Ford F-150

Today on our 2005 Ford F150, we are test fitting the Thule Gate Mate Tailgate Pad and Bike Rack. Part number TH824. Now, we're going to show you how we secure it to the tailgate and then we'll also going to show you things that we can use it for to load up. First thing we'll do is just set our tailgate pad up here. We want to make sure these big pads on the side are sticking up because that's going to hold to your cargo in their spots. Now, we're going to lift up on this pad here and open our tailgate.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2010 Ford F-150

Today on our 2010 Ford F-150, we'll be test fitting the Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier with a two-board capacity, Part Number TH810. With a Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing half of the carrier onto the front part of our roof rack. We'll bring the rubber-coated steel strap around the front bar, putting it back into the foot of the carrier, and using the small knob on the reverse side to tighten it down. Well move to the other side and repeat this process. We'll grab the second half of the carrier and place it onto the rear bar. We want to make sure that both halves of our carrier are in line with each other for better hauling of our gear. Once we have it in place, we can bring the rubber-coated strap around the bar, fit it into the foot, and tighten the hand knob.





Ford F-150 Roof Rack Questions and Answers


  • Truck Bed Rack And Tonneau Cover Recommendations For 2016 Ford F-150 With 5-1/2 Ft Bed
  • If you are wanting to install permanent tracks on the bed rails of your 2016 F-150, the Yakima Tracks for Roof Racks, part # Y01126 would work for you. To complete the rack installation, you would also need crossbars, control towers, and landing pads. If you need 66 inch crossbars I recommend part # Y00410, and for 78 inch long crossbars you would need part # Y00410. The control towers you need are part # Y00214, and the landing pads are part # Y00221. The BAKFlip G2 Hard Tonneau Cover,...
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for a 2016 Honda Accord Sedan
  • For a Rhino Rack roof rack confirmed to fit your 2016 Honda Accord you would want the part numbers # DS1375B and # DK359.
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  • Will Thule Traverse Roof Rack Part # THLB65 Fit a 2015 Ford F-150 Super Crew Cab With Naked Roof
  • Yes, the Thule Traverse roof rack # THLB65 will fit your 2015 Ford F-150 Super Crew Cab with a naked roof just fine as long as your square crossbars are 58 inches or longer. The foot pack you will need is the Thule Traverse # TH480 and Thule roof-rack fit kit for Traverse foot packs is # THKIT1521. It is a confirmed fit on your 2015 Ford F-150. I included a informative article about roof racks for you too.
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  • Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack for a 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCrew
  • The Thule AeroBlade crossbars # THARB60 do indeed fit your 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCrew but there are a couple of additional parts needed to install the rack on your roof. You will need Rapid Traverse foot pack # TH480R and fit kit # THKIT1787. I have linked a video review of this roof rack for you. Be sure to consult the owners manual and/or Ford for the roof capacity prior to loading anything on the roof rack. To make reaching the roof easier you could also install a couple of side steps,...
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  • How Much Height Will Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Bar Roof Rack Add to the Top of 2015 Ford F-150
  • I can certainly tell you the overall height of the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Bar Roof Rack to help you determine if you have the clearance to pull in your garage. I went out to our warehouse and test fit bay to take some measurements for you. Overall, this roof rack system will add 5-3/8 inches to the top of your 2015 Ford F-150. The thickness of the custom pads in the DK Custom Clamps and Pad kit # DK427 is 11/16 inches. The height of the legs in the 2500 Series Legs for Vortex Aero Crossbars...
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  • Yakima Parts Needed to Install Round Bar Roof Rack on a 2015 Ford F-150
  • The Q150 clips part # Y00750 would be the correct clips to use on your 2015 Ford F-150 to use with a Control Tower roof rack but they have been discontinued. It sounds like you have a Yakima round bar roof rack though so I can help you piece together a few more parts to complete the rack on your truck. You would need the BaseLine Towers part # Y00146, the Round Bar Adapter # Y03536 and then 2 sets of the fit kit part # Y06122. With the 58 inch round bars part # Y00409 that you already...
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  • Roof Rack and Roof Basket Recommendation for 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab
  • To mount a cargo basket to the roof of your 2015 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab, you will want a roof rack system. I recommend the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack with Vortex Aero Crossbars in Black # RRVA150B-2 or Silver # RRVA150S-2, Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Legs for Vortex Aero # RRRLKVA, and the Custom DK Clamps and Pads # DK427. This roof rack system will clamp to the naked roof of your F-150 and can be removed when not in use so you can clear your garage. Locks are included with the legs in order to...
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  • Fitment of Thule Square Bar Roof Rack System on a 2014 Ford F-150 SuperCab
  • While there is no way to convert your Thule 445 specialty rack you may be able to reuse the crossbars from the kit with the new setup that is compatible with your 2014 Ford F-150 Supercab. The Thule Roof Rack system custom fit for your 2014 F-150 with square bars is made up of the following parts. Two 58 inch crossbars # THLB58, the Traverse foot # TH480, and the custom clamp fit kit # THKIT1521. If your crossbars from your specialty rack measure 58 inches or more they will work with...
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  • Thule Roof Rack Recommendation for a 2014 Ford F-150 Supercab
  • I have a Thule roof rack solution for you that will give you a set of 58 inch long crossbars. But the # TH45058 is not it. Instead you would need the part numbers # THLB58, # TH480, # THKIT1521 to complete a Thule roof rack on your vehicle. Check out the install video I attached that shows this rack being installed on a similar 2011 Ford F-150
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  • Will Thule Traverse Roof Rack System Fit 2014 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab
  • The Thule Traverse roof rack system made of parts # THLB58, # TH480 and # THKIT1521 is a confirmed fit on your 2014 Ford F-150 SuperCrew cab pickup. I verified this rack fit with Thule. The Traverse's 58-inch square load bars will sit 30-inches apart (measured on their centers) when installed on your SuperCrew cab roof. They offer you a 165-lb load capacity which may differ from the truck's roof weight rating (so check with Ford to make certain). The lower of the two ratings determines...
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  • Rhino-Rack Roof Rack and Cargo Carrier Recommendation for a 2013 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab
  • The Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars, # RRVA150B-2, are just part of a roof rack for your 2013 Ford F-150 SuperCrew short bed. For a complete roof rack, you will want the 2500 Series Leg Kit, # RRRLKVA, and the Custom DK Clamps and Pads, # DK150. Once this roof rack is installed on your truck, the crossbar spread (distance between the center of the front crossbar and the center of the rear crossbar) will be 31-1/2 inches. This spread is too big for the Rhino-Rack Cargo Basket, # RMCB,...
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  • Largest Diameter Roof Rail Accommodated by Thule Crossroad Roof Rack Kit # TH45058
  • I pulled one of the feet from the Thule Complete Crossroad Kit # TH45058, and measured how large of a rail the hoop would accommodate. It looks like the strap could wrap around a round bar up to 1-7/8 inches in diameter, so your 1-3/4 inch bar shouldn't present a problem.
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  • Yakima Q Towers Roof Rack Fit For 2013 Ford F-150 Truck
  • I called my contact at Yakima about the Q150 Q Clips, part # Y00750 that are designed to fit your 2013 Ford F-150. These are a new clip that has not been available until recently. The Q clip fits between your door frame and the bulb seal on your truck. The roof rack I recommend for your 2013 F-150 is the Yakima Q Tower Roof Rack System. This roof rack will fit either the SuperCrew or the SuperCab model. For this roof rack system you will need part # Y00409, part # Y00750, and Part #...
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  • Recommended Solution for Carrying 2 Kayaks on Roof of 2013 Ford F150 Super Cab
  • Let's begin with the roof rack. Rhino rack offers a strong and good looking yet economical roof rack in black as part # RRRS445B or silver as part # RRRS445. To carry the kayaks, I'd recommend the Inno Kayak Rack, part # INA450. The rack includes pads and straps, but the # TH855XT bow and stern tie downs are sold separately. I'd also recommend the Thule Quick Loops, part # TH530. The Quick Loops can be shut into the hood and tailgate to provide a quick and easy attachment point for your...
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  • Troubleshooting a Thule Roof Rack Not Fitting Well on a 2013 F150 Super Crew
  • It sounds like you may not have your Thule roof rack in the exact position it is supposed to be on the roof of your 2013 Ford F-150 and that is why it is putting pressure on your door. For the front and rear bar you want to have the distance between the feet at the 48-1/4 mark on the bars. From the windshield seam to the front foot you will want there to be an exact distance of 10 inches, from the center of the front crossbar to the rear crossbar you want there to be 30 inches when...
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  • Roof Rack Leaks Water And Is Very Noisy On 2013 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Truck
  • It is really unusual to hear that there are water leaks when the roof rack has been properly installed on the truck. You may want to check the measurements again to make sure they are installed in the correct location on the roof of the vehicle and attached correctly to the seam above the door. Concerning the noise, we have a fairing that helps reduce the noise quite a lot. It is part # TH873XT. This fairing is 52 inches long and easily attaches to the front crossbar of the roof rack...
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for 2013 Ford F-150 Lariat
  • Based on my research, the 2013 Ford F-150 Lariat has either a SuperCab or SuperCrew Cab. If your Lariat has either one of those cabs, I recommend the Thule AeroBlade Traverse Aero Bar Roof Rack with 60 inch crossbars # THARB60, foot pack # TH480R, and fit kit # THKIT1521. These aerodynamic crossbars are designed to minimize wind noise and drag. I have attached an installation video of this rack on a 2013 F-150 for you. We have not heard of any issues fitting the roof rack due to a moon...
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  • Yakima Roof Rack Recommendation for a 2013 Ford F-150
  • Yes, the Q150 clips part # Y00750 are the correct Q clips to install a Yakima roof rack on your 2013 Ford F-150. You would need a quantity of 2 of this part number to get a total of 4 clips. You would also need the crossbars # Y00409 and Q towers part # Y00124 to complete the rack.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack And Canoe Carrier For 2012 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab
  • The Thule Traverse Roof Rack will work well on your 2012 F-150 SuperCrew. This roof rack includes the load bars, foot packs, and fit kit designed for your F-150. To help cut down on the wind noise I recommend a fairing like part # TH873XT. This attached to the front crossbar and has rubber bumpers that protect the truck finish. To secure the canoe to the crossbars I recommend the Thule Portage Canoe Carrier, part # TH819. This system attaches to the roof rack and includes the tie-downs...
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  • Front Hitch, Roof Rack and Upright Load Bar Recommendation for a 2012 Ford F-150
  • I have a great setup for you. You will want the following part numbers: Single Square Load Bar # 853-0182-14 Thule Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Half-Pack # TH4802 Thule Goalpost Hitch Mounted Load Bar # TH997 Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit # THKIT1521 Curt Front Hitch part # C31068 This will give you a single crossbar roof rack with a front hitch and upright crossbar assembly for transporting your kayaks. Proper installation of this rack is critical to not get any fit issues. If you follow...
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  • Will Water Leak Inside a 2011 Ford F-150 with Thule Roof Rack Installed
  • There are 2 sets of weatherstripping on your 2011 Ford F-150. An upper set and lower set. The clamps in Thule roof rack fit kit # THKIT1521 fit at the upper portion only. You should not have any water leaking into the truck cab. I have linked a video showing a roof rack installation using this fit kit. If the clamp is in the correct spot on the vehicle roof then the fit and seal will still keep out water.
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  • Half Rhino Rack Roof Rack for 2011 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Pick Up
  • To install one crossbar on your 2011 Ford F-150 SuperCrew, you would use the Vortex Aero Crossbar # RRVA150S, the half leg kit, # RRRLKVAH, and the Custom DK Clamp and Pad, # DK150H. If you were wanting to install two crossbars, use # RRVA150S-2, # RRRLKVA, and # DK150.
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for a 2011 Ford F-150
  • I wish we had a fit kit I could recommend for you, but I recently spoke to my contact at Thule about a similar question and they told me they no longer have any of the fit kits for the 400xt feet. Since you have square bars I can recommend you new feet and a fit kit for them though. For a foot pack you would want the part # TH480 and then for a fit kit part # THKIT1521. Had you needed crossbars you would want the part # THLB58.
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  • Roof Rack for a 2010 Ford F-150 with Moonroof for Hullavator Kayak Carriers
  • For your 2010 Ford F-150 you can use a Thule square bar roof rack using crossbars # THLB58, Traverse foot pack, # TH480, and fit kit # THKIT1521. If you have more than one Hullavator kayak carrier then you will likely need longer bars. The next step up from the 58 inch bars are the 65 inch bars, # THLB65. And the next step up from there are the 78 inch bars, # THLB78. The roof rack has a 165 pound capacity by check the truck owner's manual and/or with Ford for the roof carrying capacity....
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  • Trimming Rubber Channel In Bottom Of Vortex Aero Crossbars For Roof Rack
  • I called my contact at Rhino Rack and asked about trimming the rub er strip you asked about on the 2500 bars. They told me if it says to cut 135mm, then you just need to cut at the 135mm mark and you should not worry about measuring 135 from the end with the excess 1/8 inch of material.
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  • Height of 2009 Ford F150 When Rhino Rack # RRRS445 Roof Rack is Installed
  • Installing the Rhino Rack # RRRS445 roof rack would add 4 inches of height to the vehicle. I can't provide exact numbers, because the actual vehicle height can vary according to the tires that the vehicle is equipped with. Ford doesn't provide a vehicle height for each rim size, just a range. My research indicates that a 2009 Ford F150 will sit between 71-1/2 and 76-1/2 inches tall.
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  • Parts Needed for Single Rhino Rack Crossbar on 2008 Ford F150
  • For a single bar roof rack for your 2008 Ford F-150, you can purchase a singe Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbar, # RRVA150B for black or # RRVA150S for silver. You will also want the half leg kit, # RRRLKVAH, and the single Custom DK Clamp and Pad, # DK150H.
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  • Will the Yakima Roof Rack System Fit on a 2003 F-150 Lariat Super Crew Cab
  • As long as your truck is the 2003 F-150 Lariat Super Crew Cab model, then yes, the Yakima Q Tower Roof Rack, with the Q114 Q Clips, # Y00714, will fit on your truck. This rack will not fit the regular cab or super cab models. I posted a photo and dimensions for installation of this rack on a 2003 Ford Super Crew Cab Truck for you to review.
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  • Can a Single Roof Rack Bar be Added to a 2003 Ford F-150 Regular Cab to Carry Kayaks with DryDock
  • Since none of the roof rack companies make a roof rack for the regular cab 2003 Ford F-150 you have a couple of other options. But both do require a strap through the cab. First, you could use a universal single bar roof rack, # DTA968. This bar is adjustable from 45 inches to 60 inches long. It will need to strap through the vehicle interior to secure to the roof. I have linked a video review of this system for you. The other option is to use a couple of foam blocks # SR5525 which...
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  • Is there a Roof Rack for a 2001 Ford F-150 SuperCrew
  • Yes, you can install a Yakima roof rack on your 2001 Ford F-150 SuperCrew. You will need 58 inch crossbars, # Y00409, Q Towers, # Y00124, and 2 sets of Q clips # Y00714. I have linked a video covering some of the Yakima roof rack features for you.
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Ford F-150 Roof Cargo Carrier Questions and Answers


  • Installation of Thule M.O.A.B. Roof Top Cargo Carrier # TH690 on 2006 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab
  • To use the Thule M.O.A.B. Roof Top Cargo Carrier, part # TH690, on your 2006 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab you will need to have cross bars on the roof that run from side to side. I would recommend the Thule Traverse Roof Rack which would include Foot Pack, part # TH480, the Fit Kit, part # THKIT1556, and the Square Load Bars, part # THLB58. These parts will get you a roof rack with crossbars on the roof of your truck. I am including a link to a video that will show the Thule roof rack being...
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  • Will the Thule M.O.A.B. Roof Top Cargo Carrier Fit on a 2004 Ford F-150
  • The Thule M.O.A.B. Roof Top Cargo Carrier, # TH690, will mount on your 2004 Ford F-150 as long as it is a Super Cab or SuperCrew Cab and has a roof rack system installed. This cargo carrier requires a crossbar spread of 16 inches to 28 inches. If you have a factory roof rack on your truck, then you will want to measure the distance between your crossbars and make sure that measurement is between 16 and 28 inches. If you do not have a roof rack system installed on your truck, then...
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  • How to Determine if the Rola Cargo Basket 59504 will fit Factory Crossbars
  • The Rola Cargo Basket part # 59504 that you referenced is designed to fit crossbars that are up to 1-1/4" tall x 3-1/4" wide and are spaced 26-1/4", 30", 33-3/4", or 37-1/2" apart. If you measure the crossbars on your 2012 Toyota Tacoma and they fit those specs this basket would work well.
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  • Recommended Roof Mounted Cargo Basket for 2013 Jeep Patriot
  • According to my Rhino Rack contact, their # RMCB roof basket will fit your OEM crossbars on your Patriot if they are no more than 3-1/2 inches wide and no taller than 1-1/2 inches, and the bar spread (center to center distance between the front and rear bar) can be adjusted so that it's between 21-30 inches. Thule tells me that their Canyon # TH859 is a fit for your OEM roof rack, and Yakima tells me their LoadWarrior # Y07070 would also be a fit. When the size and cost of the baskets...
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Ford F-150 Watersport Carriers Questions and Answers


  • Recommended Method to Transport Kayak and 4 Bikes on 2015 Ford F-150
  • Hitch-mount load extenders like the Darby Extend-A-Truck Kayak Carrier # DTA944-968-924 do not include a built-in bike carrier feature nor are they suited to any add-on carriers. We do offer some combination cargo/bike carrier items, such as the Hollywood Racks # HR1450-85, but nothing meant for both kayaks and bicycles. However, you can install a 2-inch front-mount hitch # C31070 in your 2015 F-150 and place either the Darby carrier or a hitch-mount bike rack in that front hitch while...
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  • Can Darby Extend-A-Truck Carrier/Load Extender DTA944-968-924 Travel Long Distances
  • The Darby Extend-A-Truck Carrier with Hitch Mounted Load Extender and Single-Bar Roof Rack, part # DTA944-968-924, can be used with your 2014 Ford F-150 with 2-inch hitch to transport items like ladders, kayaks, canoes and your SUP. There is no limitation to the distances you can travel but it will be a good idea to periodically clean off the cab roof where the carrier bar rests to remove any trapped dirt or grit that could cause abrasion to your paint. This would be a good daily travel...
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  • Roof Rack and Carrier to Transport 110-lb Canoe on 2014 Ford F-150 Super Crew Cab
  • If you have a slide-in truck bed camper on your 2013 Ford F-150 you'll need to use a combination of rooftop canoe carrier and front-mounted hitch and load support to hold your 110-lb 15-foot canoe. The good news is that you do not have to install a roof rack on the truck cab, just a handy, low-cost and lightweight foam block canoe carrier like # SR5528 from SportRack. The foam carrier will support one end of the canoe while the front-mounted hitch and load support will support the other...
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  • How to Carry 4 Kayaks on a TracRac Ladder Rack
  • Because the TracRac ladder rack crossbars are so large there are no kayak carriers that will fit them. You would have to rest the kayaks on the bars and use load stops such as # TA25110 to help hold them up. Then you would use some straps such as # RTD3 to secure them to the bars. And you would tie off the bows and sterns using a tie down set such as # Y04031.
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  • Darby Extend-A-Truck Kayak Carrier for a 2013 Ford F-150 and 2 Hobie Mirage Revolution Kayaks
  • Yes, you could use 1 of the Darby Extend-A-Truck Kayak Carrier w/ Hitch Mounted Load Extender and Single-Bar Roof Rack # DTA944-968-924 along with an additional bar, # DTA968, to hold your 2 Hobie kayaks. Since the kayaks will be more narrow at the ends the width will not be a problem.
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  • Can Darby Extend-A-Truck Kayak Carrier # DTA944-968-924 be used on 2012 Ford F-150 Crew Cab
  • As long as your 2012 Ford F-150 Crew Cab is equipped with a 2 inch hitch and has a bare roof, you shouldn't have any problems hauling a 15 foot kayak using the Darby Extend-A-Truck Kayak Carrier with Hitch Mounted Load Extender and Single-Bar Roof Rack, # DTA944-968-924. The universal-fit, round crossbar mounts to your vehicle's bare roof to support your canoe or kayak and is adjustable from 45 to 60 inches. Please keep in mind the roof capacity of your F-150 when loading any cargo....
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  • Recommendations for Carrying 2 Pungo 120 Kayaks on a 2011 Ford F-150
  • You may be able to use the Darby Extend-A-Truck Kayak Carrier, # DTA944-968-924, to carry both kayaks at once, but you will want to make sure that the kayaks will fit on the crossbars of this system. The hitch mounted extension has a 48 inch wide crossbar. With your kayaks placed side by side, you will want to make sure the bows or sterns will fit on a 48 inch wide crossbar. Also, the distance between the hitch mounted extension and the roof crossbar will be the length of your truck bed...
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  • Ladder Rack and Lift Assist Kayak Carrier Recommendation for a 2010 Ford F150
  • For a ladder rack to start in the bed of your 2010 Ford F-150 I would recommend the Yakima Ladder Racks # Y01136-Y00410. The kayak carrier that I think would be your best option would be the Thule Hullavator part # TH898. This carrier will making loading and unloading your Edon Scull much easier. Check out the review video I attached for this carrier for you to check out as well.
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  • What is Weight Capacity and Warranty on Thule Hull-A-Port Rooftop Kayak Carrier # TH834
  • The weight capacity of the Thule Hull-A-Port Rooftop Kayak Carrier, part # TH834, is 75 lbs. You will also want to check your owners manual or with the Ford dealer on the roof weight capacity of your vehicle to make sure you do not overload the vehicles roof. I am including a link to the instructions on the Thule # TH834. The last page of the instructions will describe the limited lifetime warranty.
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  • How to Carry a Kayak on a 1994 Ford F-150 Short Bed
  • Since the roof rack options for a 1994 Ford F-150 have such a narrow bar spread and thus cannot support a kayak carrier I recommend going with a ladder rack. If your truck has the 6 foot bed length you can use # CG-902 for an inexpensive option. If the truck has the 6-1/2 foot bed then you could use ladder rack # MT70386 as an inexpensive option. Then all you will need is a set of bow and stern tie downs, # Y04031.
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  • What Roof Rack Will Fit For 2 Kayaks On 2005 Ford F-150 Crew Cab
  • I would recommend the Thule Roof Rack For 2005 F 150 by Ford, # TH480, # THLB58, # THKIT1556, for your 2005 Ford F-150 Crew Cab with no existing rails or crossbars. This rack will attach to the roof of you truck with the included Fit Kit (4 brackets) and the Foot Pack (Quantity 4) then attaches to the Fit Kit. The two 58 inch Load Bars are then attached to the Foot Pack. The width of the load bar accepts 1-2 kayaks. The rack capacity is 165 lbs. You can then attach the Thule Hull-A-Port...
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