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Aero Crossbar Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack Steel Mesh Baskets and Steel Mesh Trays

Aero Crossbar Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack Steel Mesh Baskets and Steel Mesh Trays

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This fit kit lets you mount a Rhino-Rack steel mesh basket or steel mesh tray cargo carrier to your Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero crossbars. Kit includes 4 U-bolts, 4 black powder coated plates, 8 hand knobs, 8 wing nuts, and 8 washers. Call 800-298-1624 to order Rhino Rack accessories and parts part number S280 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Rhino Rack products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Aero Crossbar Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack Steel Mesh Baskets and Steel Mesh Trays. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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This fit kit lets you mount a Rhino-Rack steel mesh basket or steel mesh tray cargo carrier to your Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero crossbars. Kit includes 4 U-bolts, 4 black powder coated plates, 8 hand knobs, 8 wing nuts, and 8 washers.


Features:

  • Mounts your Rhino-Rack steel mesh basket or tray on Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack crossbars
    • Can also be used on most other aero, elliptical, and factory crossbars up to 3-7/8" in diameter
  • Includes 4 U-bolts, 4 black powder coated plates, 8 hand knobs, 8 wing nuts, and 8 washers


Specs:

  • Application:
    • Rhino-Rack wire baskets RRRLBS, RLBM, RRRLBL, RLBXL, RRRLBH, RRRLBN, and RLBHL
    • Rhino-Rack wire-mesh trays RRRPBS, RRRPBM, RRRPBL, and RRRPBH
  • 3-Year limited warranty


Adapater Dimensions


S280 Rhino Rack Rooftop Wire Mesh Luggage Basket and Wire Mesh Platform Rack Fit Kit for Aero Cross Bars

Item # S280

Installation Details S280 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Aero Crossbar Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack Steel Mesh Baskets and Steel Mesh Trays - S280

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (15 Customer Reviews)

This fit kit lets you mount a Rhino-Rack steel mesh basket or steel mesh tray cargo carrier to your Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero crossbars. Kit includes 4 U-bolts, 4 black powder coated plates, 8 hand knobs, 8 wing nuts, and 8 washers.

- S280
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Used for a pep boys roof cargo carrier. Held up perfect on a 850 mile trip.



- S280
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I used the Rhino S280 clamps to attached two Yakima Basketcase baskets to Rhino Aero rack system



- S280
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Product is exactly as described, and quality appears solid upon initial inspection. Fit was accurate as well. This helped me mount a Thule box with 4 inch hole spacing onto a 2008 Mini Cooper with the factory no-drill chanel mounted roof rack. I required this style to account for the thicker aero style bars. I would recommend using a foam tape on the metal pcs to keep from marring rack or box but not mandatory.



- S280
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I bought this set of clamps to retrofit my Thule Adventurer for my Aeroblade bars. Thule has no fix for this problem. Rhino Racks also had no fix as the S280 clamp set had been discontinued, however they gave me the URL for Etrailer.com and told me that they had a generous supply in inventory. I went to Etrailer.com and found them there. The purchase was easy. I did have to call them because it was not clear how shipping (post or UPS) was handled. (I have a post box at the local post office and a different physical address, SO THIS MATTERS!). Delivery was prompt and solved my problem.



- S280
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Honestly, the tray is just your basic Rhino mesh tray, so we all know the quality is going to be top notch and the product will be as advertised. That said, etrailer.com let me know immediately after ordering that they didn't have it in stock at their main warehouse, that they were doing everything they could to locate one for me with one of their partners, and that it would ship asap, but separately from the mounting hardware I ordered along with it. Turns out the hardware arrived right on time, whereas the tray showed up a day early. George from etrailer kept me updated via email the whole time. Amazing customer service guys! Highly recommend!



- S280
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Well made parts...worked fine to secure an old Yakima box to wide cross rails.



- S280
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Product as advertised. Quick shipping.



- S280
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Very happy with the low profile of this rack and the ease of the install. Seems to be heavy duty and the finish very durable but time will tell.



- S280
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Fit my Subaru Aero cross-bars perfectly. Just what I needed.



- S280
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This item was the perfect size for my needs. I will be recommending you to all my Subaru enthusiast



- S280
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Arrived as expected and fit great on my Yakima Aerobars



- S280
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Product provided is as described and quality is as expected.



- S280
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Parts came quickly and really excellent customer service!!!!



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Fast shipping on a hard to find accessory, thanks for the great deal


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Ask the Experts about this Rhino Rack Accessories and Parts

  • What is the Length of the Threaded Portion of the U-Bolts in RhinoRack Crossbar Fit Kit # S280
    The threaded portion of the u-bolts in the RhinoRack Crossbar Fit Kit, part # S280, measures 1-1/8 inches. This kit consists of 4 u-bolts, 8 plastic knobs with threaded steel inserts, 8 washers, 8 plastic caps for ends of the u-bolts, and 4 metal brackets. The attached photo provides overall dimensions for the u-bolts: the distance between the centers of the threaded posts is exactly 4 inches; the overall height of the u-bolt is 2-1/2-inches.
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  • Dimensions of U-Bolts for a Karrite Roof Top Cargo Carrier on a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    The Rhino Rack Aero/Sportz Crossbar Fit Kit, part # S280 is designed for Rhino-Rack steel mesh basket or steel mesh tray cargo carrier. The U-bolts are designed for crossbars up to 3-7/8 inches in diameter. You will need to measure on your Karrite Voyager to be able to tell if the U-bolts would work on the mounting holes in your Karrite carrier and to measure your crossbars on your 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee to know if they are smaller than 3-7/8 inches in diameter. I also have U-bolts...
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  • Mounting Hardware for Thule 250 box onto Volkswagen Golf Alltrack Crossbars
    The best option we have for replacement hardware for your Thule 250 box is the QM3 kit part # TH04997 which would give you mounting hardware that would fit the factory bars of your 2019 Volkswagen Golf Alltrack. You will have to modify the box to make this fit so you'll need to use your best judgment. This will be much safer that zip ties too!
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  • Can Different Hardware be Used to Mount Rhino Rack Basket to Vortex Crossbars on 2016 Jeep Renegade
    I have a possible solution for you but the hardware that comes with the Rhino-Rack Xtray cargo baskets such as # RMCB02 is unique in the way it attaches to the actual basket. Each foot mounts along 2 of the basket's front to back rails so no alternate hardware will fit. But take a look at the Thule Trailer # TH864XT. It uses just the u-bolts so there is more space between the bottom of the roof rack rails and the top of the vehicle roof. And the hardware on this basket will work with...
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  • Can Accessory Carriers Mount to Rhino Rack Steel Roof Cargo Tray RRRPBS
    The Rhino Rack Steel Roof Cargo Tray RRRPBS does not have specific accessory mounts for the items you mentioned like light bars and shovel mounts but if you had such accessories that can mount on the tray's 1-inch round tubing and available space its steel construction will handle them. This tray requires a mounting kit and there are several to choose from depending on the type of roof rack bar you're using. For aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars use kit # S280. For Rhino-Rack...
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  • Thread Size on the U Bolts of the Aero Crossbar Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack Steel Mesh Baskets
    Yes the U bolts on the Aero Crossbar Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack Steel Mesh Baskets and Steel Mesh Trays part # S280 will work out for your really well they are a M6 bolt size. I don't have the exact thread pitch available bu they are standard and if you needed nuts instead of thumb nuts you will be able to find them easily at the hardware store.
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  • Longer Replacement Ubolt for Sears Luggage Carrier Sport 20 SV
    The U-bolt you are asking about, the Replacement Part for the Thule Sidekick # TH02943 is 4" wide and 2" deep with a threaded portion of about 1-1/2". If you find it too short for your crossbars, you do have different options: First, you can find a 4" wide U-bolt that is deeper than 2". RhinoRack Aero Crossbar Fit Kit # S280 is 4" wide and has 2-1/2-inches depth measured at the center indent. However, the threaded portion of the ends measures 1-1/8-inches which is shorter that the Thule...
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  • Center to Center Spacing of the Car Top Kit U-Bolt for Older Yakima Cargo Box
    The U-Bolts that come in the Car Top Kit # CTC-18PARTS and the Rhino-Rack Kit # S280 measure 4" apart on center. It is possible to use a mounting kit like this on an older Yakima box if there isn't anything else available although you may need to drill new holes and seal the old ones with something like part # LT37467. There may be a replacement mounting kit from Yakima depending on what you have. If you can let me know the name of your Yakima cargo box and/or send me a picture of...
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  • Replacement Mounting Hardware for Rage Powersports Stingray Roof Cargo Basket
    My contact at Rage Powersports advised that they no longer have original replacement installation hardware for their Stingray roof cargo basket but this kind of product can often be safely used with alternative hardware it if fits your roof rack bars and the basket itself. It sounds like your vehicle's roof bars are about 4-inches wide. We offer a Rhino Rack install kit # S280 that will fit bars up to 3-7/8-inches wide; you'll want to carefully measure again to see if these will fit...
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  • How to Attach a Rhino-Rack Steel Mesh Basket or Tray to a 2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD
    What type of crossbars do you have on your 2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD? If they are the Rhino-Rack Heavy-Duty Crossbars then yes, the Heavy-Duty Crossbar Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack Steel Mesh Baskets and Steel Mesh Trays part # RUBK is correct for you. However, if you have aero crossbars then you will want to use the Aero Crossbar Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack Steel Mesh Baskets and Steel Mesh Trays part # S280 or if you have square/round crossbars you will want to use the Round/Square Crossbar Fit Kit...
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  • Rhino-Rack Cargo Basket U-Bolt Hardware for TracRac CapRac Ladder Rack Crossbars
    We do offer a special u-bolt kit # S280 to enable mounting any of several Rhino-Rack rooftop cargo baskets on aero, elliptical and other larger crossbars. This kits components fit on bars up to 4-inches wide and up to 2-1/2-inches tall. Please refer to the linked photo. CapRac ladder rack bars like those in rack # TH29200XT measure 1-3/4 x 3-inches so they will work with this u-bolt kit. If you have bars of different dimensions please let me know.
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