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Malone QuickLash T-Style Hood Loops for Bow and Stern Tie-Downs - Qty 2

Malone QuickLash T-Style Hood Loops for Bow and Stern Tie-Downs - Qty 2

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Malone Accessories and Parts - MPG308

  • Watersport Carriers
  • Bow and Stern Anchors
  • Malone


  • Malone QuickLash T-style hood loops for bow and stern tie-downs
  • Provides under the hood or behind the rear hatch attachment for vehicles without tie-down hardware
  • Eliminates the need for finding vehicle frame tie-down points
  • Polypropylene and injection molded T-body construction with endcaps
  • Product weight: 2 lbs
  • Load capacity: 150 lbs
  • Quantity: 2 hood loops
  • 1-Year warranty


MPG308 Malone QuickLash T-Style Hood Loops for Bow and Stern Tie-Downs - Qty 2




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Video Transcript for Malone QuickLash T-Style Bow and Stern Tie-Down Hood Loops Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at the Malone Quick Latch T-style hood loops for bow and stern tie-downs, part number MPG308. So once you have your kayak in place and you have it strapped down to the roof rack system, you do need bow and stern tie-downs for each end.However, if you don't have any tie-down points underneath or you don't have a hitch in installed in the back, one of the options you can utilize is the quick latch hood loop. So pretty much what these do is create tie-down points for the hooks of your bow and stern tie-downs and they have an end cap on the inside which is closed inside your hatch of your hood or the hatch of your trunk while you tie these down.The end caps are made from a polypropylene and are injection molded to this T-shape for superior fit and durability. This has a load capacity of 150 pounds, come in a quantity of two, and has a one year warranty.When comparing this to other products, two that come up are going to be the Rhino-Rack anchor strap, part number RRRBAS and the Thule Quick Lubes, part number TH530.As far as the most economical choice, that's going to go to the Malone. As far as quantity is concerned, that's going to go to both the Malone and the Thule as it comes with two hood loops or two loops with the Rhino-Rack strap only coming with one.As far as durability is concerned, that's going to go to the Malone as it's made from a harder material.Now that we've gone over some of the features, let's go ahead and show you how they work. We have our two hood loops here on our table.

This is pretty much what you're goin got get with the kit once you buy it.First, to install these, at least for our front portion of our tie-down, we're going to have to pop the hood open. With our hood open we have to find a good spot for our quick lash to set into place. We found that this area here will work just as long as it's in a spot where it's not going to get crushed by the hood.So with that in place we can now close our hood and our front quick lash is installed. Now we'll do the same at the rear. Again, making sure we're to putting it directly on the hatch, set it inside and we'll close our hatch on it and now we have our tie-down here as well.With everything in place, now we can attach our bow and stern tie-downs with no problem.

And there you have it for the Malone quick lash T-style hood loops for bow and stern tie-downs, part number MPG308.


Customer Reviews

Malone QuickLash T-Style Hood Loops for Bow and Stern Tie-Downs - Qty 2 - MPG308

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (9 Customer Reviews)


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I had no good place to tie down the bow of my kayak when mounted on my Suburban. The Malone QuickLash T-Style Hood Loops fit perfectly under my hood and showed no signs of weakness! 517111



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We are very pleased with the product! 851735



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Hi haven't had a chance to use them the roof rack I ordered from you arrived damaged & I'm waiting for a update the anchors look very durable & I can't wait to use them! 808291



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These are great. New Toyota Highlander has no hooks for tie down. They really work very well and are easy to put on and off. 634431



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e.trailer as always is a great place to get boating accessories, including kayaking and canoeing, and I go there first before REI or other websites. Website and transactions are excellent, and shipping is fast. The online email included a PDF and two UTube videos of how to use my hood tie downs. This show some real thought to after purchase help for customers. 604953



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Works great in 2019 Subaru Crosstrek 558409



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Better than the Thule quick loops which are more then twice the price. I tried those as well. 557814



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Excellent product selection and customer service. Speedy delivery and follow up. 527407



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Easy to use, and they do the job quickl y. 519319


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    Yes, you can secure two kayaks to the Malone QuickLash T-Style Hood Loops part # MPG308. I have attached a photo to show how the Malone QuickLash T-Style Hood Loops are used as well but the photo is only with one kayak. You may want to center the hook more if used with two kayaks. I called Malone to confirm this.
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