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Replacement Latch for SportRack Explorer Cargo Box

Replacement Latch for SportRack Explorer Cargo Box

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SportRack Accessories and Parts - 03347

  • Roof Box
  • Latches
  • SportRack


  • Replacement latch for SportRack Explorer Cargo Box
  • Also fits Karrite Cargo Carrier #7251, and Sears X Cargo Box
  • Includes 1 latch



03347 SportRack Replacement Latch





Video of Replacement Latch for SportRack Explorer Cargo Box

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Video Transcript for Review of SportRack Replacement Parts - Roof Box Latch Clamp - 03347

Today we'll be taking a quick look at the replacement latch for SportRider Explorer Cargo Box. Now, this can also fit a couple different cargo box styles including the Karrite Cargo Carrier #7251, and the Sears X Cargo Box, but we've also had customers tell us that this fits some of the other boxes out there, from either the early aughts or 90's, so it seems to be a pretty universal size. It's just a plastic latch that's going to replace a broken or missing one on your cargo box, help to keep all your items inside, keep the rain and dust out of your box as much as possible.So, I'm going to go over some measurements with you, just so can get an idea of how big this is, to see if it will fit your box, even if it's not one of those other names we have listed here.So, as far as the total length of this portion of the handle, it's about four inches long. We look at just the total length there. The opening on that top hook is.. let me figure out a away that you can actually see this while I measure it.

It's about 3/8 of an inch wide, so just under half an inch of space there. So, as long as the lip that this is attaching on to, is at or less than 3/8 of an inch, should be good there.From this first mounting hole, to the top of that lip, just to give you a reference point, it's about 2 1/4 inches of space there, or really about 2 1/2 inches. Just to let you know where the mounting point would be, and then how much it's going to clamp down. Whenever it's fully opened, it's about 2 1/2 inches wide. So that's the space going out.The little mounting bracket where you'd actually put in your hardware, that measures about 1 3/4 inches long, or just under that, at about 11/16, 1 11/16.

It's about 5/8, excuse me, it's about 3/4 of an inch, or again about 11/16 of an inch wide. The distance between those two mounting holes is about 5/8, and the diameter on those holes is about 3/16.So, just a few measurements to give you an idea of how big this is. The widest point of that latch, at the bottom there, is about an inch and a quarter. If we have it all folded up, it looks like that, and it's going to pivot out and up, like that, so it will just latch down onto your cargo box.so, pretty easy solution to fix that cargo box. It doesn't come with any hardware, so you will have to pick up some screws on your own.

We also have some other replacement parts available here at etrailer.com for that SportRack Explorer Cargo Box, including the spring hinge, which would be that portion that goes on the side that provides the spring for the opening and closing of the box. You can check that out here at etailer.com, using part number SR03810. That's going to do it for our look at the replacement latch for SportRack Explorer Cargo Box.


Customer Reviews

Replacement Latch for SportRack Explorer Cargo Box - 03347

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (510 Customer Reviews)


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Perfectly replaces the broken piece and easy to install. Thank you. 915411



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It arrived sooner than promised and was just as it was described. I will be back. 913317



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The part was a perfect replacement and worked exactly as expected. 905946



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Very fast delivery. I like it. Thanks. 905826



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So glad I found this latch replacement. The latch doesn't hook perfect on the lid but strong enough for a good grip. No big issue for me. I called late, after 20:30, not hoping for much. But Emily was so kind and so composed, it was a real pleasure. When searching the system for answers to my questions, she was singing! Thank you Emily for nor transferring me to a robotic melody! And your follow-ups were so reassuring of the whole process. That's what I call a pleasant customer service. I will post a picture of the old latch and the new one. The new latch comes with the hook bracket that can be attached to the bottom part of the box. I will do that later, in warmer days. Thank you again. 904305



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Will not work for a Sears 200. 898242



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Good quality. Now we can use our carrier again 896814



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Perfect replacement for a broken latch! 895828



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The hinges are a little different size from my originals but close enough that they look like they will work fine. 894032



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I think from now on this will be my 1st stop to shop. I usually shop around for items at the best price but you are very competitive and you give good information about your parts. I will refer other people and I will continue to shop here. Thank you for you who you are and all you do! 893345



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THANK YOU PERFECT FIT 892164



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This was a wonderful buy. My husband put this together with no problem whatsoever. We have gotten so many compliments on our gate. Thank you very much. 884340



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Does what it should, good latch. 881931



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Very nice and easy system to install. In my situation I had to run a tap through the bolt holes on my van due to some rust. Once that was done it went on easy and has been very handy. I really only use it to attach a bike rack to my 09 Honda Odyssey so I can take the family riding. The only issue that I had with it was that some of the paint at the mouth of the receiver was not there. Just like it had been hit or dropped an a little chipped off. Other than that it has been great! 868768



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Great products, Great service and shipped promptly. I will definitely be buying from etrailer again! 848863



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I have recently ordered 2 different parts from etrailer. What I like most is that they always have what I need, even for things that I didn't think I could find anywhere. Both times the parts were easy to find on the website and exactly what I needed. Thanks for the help! 848556



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This was the exact replacement latch for the X-Cargo that I've had for years. I'm glad etrailer still has these types of replacement parts. 822380



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Exactly what I needed with fast delivery and good service. Thanks 822031



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Exactly what I needed and it's good quality too. 821607



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Fast service, reliable and friendly sta ff 805753



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This latch was just what I needed when I needed it. Thank you for quick service. 800059



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It's good product. Good quality. 799352



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Easy to switch out the old part with new clip. New clips are durable and easy to secure. 785414



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Was going to trash our old roof top carrier. Decided to invest in new latches and set of keys instead. Saved a ton of $ and didn't contribute to landfill. Ordering was easy and delivery speedy. The hardware easy to install and it works!! 778606


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    It sounds like you need some replacement parts for a SportRack Explorer Cargo Box. Your picture shows 2802 as the lock core number so you will need Replacement Key, # THKEYN2802. As for Replacement Latch, # 03347, this latch fits the SportRack Explorer Cargo Box as well as the Karrite 7251 Cargo Carrier. SportRack does offer the Explorer Roof Mounting Hardware Kit, # SR05587, if you are needing multiple replacement parts.
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    The replacement key you need for your Karrite Cargo Box with lock number 2802 is part # THKEYN2802. Please note that the photo on the product page for # THKEYN2802 is a generic photo and may not look just like the key you have for your cargo box.
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