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Replacement Locking Ratchet Arm Assembly for T2 Bike Carriers

Replacement Locking Ratchet Arm Assembly for T2 Bike Carriers

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Thule Accessories and Parts - 752-1272-001

  • Hitch Bike Racks
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Features:

  • Fits Thule T2 Bike Carriers (TH916XTR, TH917XTR)
  • Overall length: 31-1/2"
  • Qty. 1 ratchet arm assembly
  • Lock cores sold separately


7521272001 Thule Replacement Ratchet Arm Assembly






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Replacement Locking Ratchet Arm Assembly for T2 Bike Carriers - 752-1272-001

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (60 Customer Reviews)


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Shipped promptly and worked as advertised. I took the old locks off my broken unit and put them on the new unit using the master key I had. 479297



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This arm is the perfect replacement for the original Thule T2 to add extended length for 29" wheels. It also adds the locking mechanism to keep honest people honest. etrailer.com has once again come through with exceptional service getting this items shipped right away as well as keeping me informed with communication emails on the order and shipping. etrailer is a company all online companies should model their customer service after...they are that good at what they do! 106762



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Our old (~2007) T2 rack was starting to show wear, and never really worked that well for bigger 29er tires (was a struggle to get the arm over the tire, and the ratchet arm just barely locked). This upgrade was very easy to install, and works great (~1-1.5 inches of extra clearance). Would definitely recommend. 456768



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Everything exactly as I expected. High quality product and service. I bought a new bike with 29" wheels and didn't realize that the larger wheels didn't fit in the older rack arms as well. Noticed I had a problem when bike fell over in rack while I was driving on freeway! Fortunately bike didn't fall out of rack so it wasn't damaged but I new I had to do something fast before I had a bigger problem. Would highly recommend eTrailer for all like transactions. 168828



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Upgraded my older Thule T2 Classic with the new arms (752-1272-001) so that my 29x2.6 wheels would fit securely. The upgraded arms installed easily, and my larger wheels now fit as intended. I also installed the lock cores (TH450400) so that I could use the arm locking mechanism and the included arm cable lock (there are two separate lock cores per arm). Super easy install. 655711



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This replacement arm is a couple of inches longer than my older ratchet arms and is a must have when carrying a fat bike on the rack. It will work well when combined with the new fat bike trays but is a very tight fit with bikes that have the new Bluto suspension fork. It appears the fork and arm will rub on each other during transport. I believe this arm will work when I put 29+ wheels and tires on my fat bike as well. New nuts and bolts with the arm would be nice. 171157



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Great product at great price!... made my aging bike rack better than new. I can now carry 29ers and fat bikes without any issues. 529844



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Perfect fit for my older Thule T2 Rack. I recently got a 9er Mt. Bike to add to the collection and realized my T2 rack was old enough that it was made before 29 inch bikes where popular... So the arm was not long enough to go over the 29 inch wheel. The ability to buy just this part is great, rather than having to buy a completely new rack. Install time was about 5 minutes tops. Simply unscrew the tire hook from the old arm and place it on the new arm. Two allen head bolts connect it to the rack and your done. Very quick shipping as well. Thanks 213604



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Love the new cable-based frame locking system. 138324


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Perfect one year later! Works like new.
Brian S - 06/30/2015

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Just what i needed to convert my t2 classic to fit my fatboy 26x4.6" tires. It doesnt include hook, bracket, hardware (must reuse this, which i think is rediculous). I also grd off the cable lock on end and replaced with cap from old arm. Now it matches my other arm. etrailer has great price and FAST ship. Recommended. 480341



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Works exactly as reported. Pretty easy to install, too. This ratcheting arm is about 1.5 inches longer than the previous version so it raises the support arm to allow clearance for fat 26 inch tires, or mid-fat 29ers. The old arm/ratchet system BARELY fit around a 45NRTH Dillinger 4.0 fat tire on a 26er, with pretty low pressure. I didn't account for the fact the new arm also has the integrated cable lock system, so I had to order 2 matching core locks to take advantage of that functionality. I already have the arm locks, but two locks are better than one. The pic is of a Niner ROS plus with 29x3.0 tires. Fits with room to spare. 230027



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I bought the Replacement Locking Ratchet Arm Assembly for T2 Bike Carriers because I got a 29er MTB and the original arms weren't long enough to fit over my front tire. These fit well for my 29er and have done a great job over the last year. No complaints 747238



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Product looks great and delivery timely. I realized after examining the contents that all parts needed except....multiple replacement screws/bolts, washers and nuts were not included. Upon removal of those parts for I’m well worn bike rack none of them were functional and needed replaced. 6 pairs of the aforementioned parts would have been appreciated. 744977


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Thule lists all of their replacement parts individually. If you need the screws and nylon locknuts that attach the hook to the assembly, you would need the Replacement 10-32 x 1.5 Phillips Screw # 853-5972
Replacement 10-32 x 1.5 Phillips Screw for Thule Sidearm Roof Mounted Bike Carrier
$2.06
and the Replacement 10-32 Nylon Locknut # 853-5973
Replacement 10-32 Nylon Insert Locknut for Thule Sidearm Roof Mounted Bike Carrier
$1.73
. For the bolts, washers, and clamp for the base of the arm assembly you would want the Replacement M8 x 1.25 x 25 mm Bolt # 853-5976
Replacement M8 x 1.25 x 25 mm Bolt for Thule Sidearm and T2 Bike Carriers
$4.14
, Replacement Washer # 951081654
Replacement Washer for Thule Spare Me Spare-Tire-Mounted Bike Rack or Sidearm Roof Mounted Bike Rack
$2.24
, and Replacement Bearing Clamp for Thule Sidearm # 753-3591
Replacement Bearing Clamp for Thule Sidearm Roof Mounted Bike Carrier
$14.13
. If there are other replacement parts you need just let us know!
-- Victoria B - 01/28/2020

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Fits the original T2, but you can tell the arm and ratchet mechanism are not as robust as the original equipment (Thule must have changed the parts when they released the T2 Pro). One of the arms (bought two) had a paint chip in it from shipping. Also, keep in mind this part does not include the clamp that fits over the bike wheel. That is a separate part. 736424



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Replacement arm came sooner than expected. Exact replacement of what I needed. etrailer's cost was much less than other web sites, including Amazon. Very pleased. 706108



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Purchased some replacement parts for my 10 year old T2 Thule rack and brought it back to life! New swing arms for 29in tires with locks and new bushings have made all the difference. Easy installation and replacement and quick turn around from etrailer. 699892



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My Thule car hitch for bicycles let one of my bikes fall to the payment on a major highway. I was able to retrieve the bicycle and the part of the Thule that came apart. I contacted Thule for the replacement parts and the order was sent quickly. Unfortunately one of the parts was wrong. They quickly took responsiblity and got me the correct part within two days of my call. All of the people are very helpful, and it was evident that all they wanted to do is help. I would highly recommend them if you are in need of any part for your car. 612855



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The quality of the product is well-made, and eTrailer service and pricing are excellent, however I can not recommend the Thule T2 Classic, or any version of this style bike carrier. After owning the T2 2-bike carrier, plus 2 bike extension for many years, the stress finally got to me, and I sold it to someone else. The problem with these style bike racks is the further from the hitch, the more each bump in the road is exaggerated, and the whole rack reacts like a diving board, to the point the furthest bike was “bounced” out of the tray several times on road trips. Also, a simple google search reveals the many ways these racks are easily defeated and don’t actually secure the bikes at all. I spent the money and bought a Recon Rack, which holds 6 bikes vertically, by the front wheel. Much larger rack, but more secure. Again, etrailer is great, and I will continue to shop with them, but I can’t recommend the Thule T2 Rack, or any parts for it. 587650



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Exactly what I needed to carry my 29+ bike and my Fat Bike. Very easy to change out and I was able to sell my stock arms. I will likely purchase 2 more because I have the 2 bike add on. Cable lock is a nice feature. It wouldn't stop a pro but will slow an opportunistic thief. 555268


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Great! I use this rack almost daily. Things that need improvement are the latch for lowering the rack - could be a smoother operation. Also, it would be nice if there was a retrofit to tighten the hitch into the receiver. As far as holding the bikes securely, Ive had no issue.
Don - 08/19/2019

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Glad to hear that you are getting good use out of your bike rack! Thule actually redesigned the T2 bike rack and made improvements to the tilting/folding mechanism as well as the anti-rattle device. You can find the various configurations at the link provided as well as review videos for each of the bike racks on their product pages.

-- Jon G - 9/24/2019


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Someone backed into our Thule bike rack and damaged it. etrailer had the replacement part we needed -- it was shipped promptly and packaged well for shipping. The replacement part is from Thule and so it's a high quality perfect fit for our existing rack. 522375



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Excellent & fast service!!!!!!!!! 506759



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Products were as described. No issues installing them. Great customer service. Would do business again. 490574



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E-trailer was a pleasurable shopping experience, initially bought the wrong parts and had no problem with the exchange process. Great customer service with better than average product knowledge. Don’t waste your time at REI or the like. E-trailer will be my go-to from now on. 490145



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The clamp was vandalized during a probable attempted theft mid vacation. I had the newer cable style lock delivered express by etrailer.com. It arrived a business day ahead of schedule well packed. It was quickly installed and fit my Thule classic platform style as expected. I discovered that the key cylinder could be removed from the old style track lock and inserted into the cable lock, so I could retain my old keys for the time being and continue with the planned trip. Thanks for the great service. 476504



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This replacement worked perfectly on my Thule T2 hitch rack. A light pole unfortunately snuck up and ran into my rack damaging the ratchet arm. Found the replacement part with ease on etrailer's web site. Shipping was super fast and the installation took literally minutes. Saved the expense buying a new rack. 431765


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