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Replacement Rubber Strap for Thule T2 Bike Carrier Cradles

Replacement Rubber Strap for Thule T2 Bike Carrier Cradles

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Thule Accessories and Parts - 753-3535

Replaces a rubber strap for your Thule T2 bike carrier.


Features:

  • Replaces a rubber strap for your Thule T2 bike carrier
  • Requires cradle (853-5829 - sold separately) to secure bike


753-3535 Replacement Rubber Strap for Thule T2 Bike Carrier Cradles






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Video Transcript for Thule Hitch Bike Racks 753-3535 Review

Today we're going to review part number 753-35-35. This is the Thule Replacement Rubber Strap for the Thule Bike Racks that use the T3 Cradles. Now this strap is used to hold down your bike to the bike rack cradle. This rubber strap replaces a lost or damaged strapped on your Thule Bike Carrier that uses the T3 Cradles. You can see on this one end of the strap it does have a hard plastic attachment to it. Now the Bottle Bike Racks with the T3 Cradles are the Thule Ridgeline, The Roadway, The Revolver, and the Spare-Me Bike Racks.

This part in quantity is for one strap. If you notice it has the six holes right here, the round holes, and the measurement on those holes center to center is 1 inch. Total length, let's see if I can get you a total length on this from the very tip to the very tip. It's going to be right at 10-1/2 inches. The diameter of the smaller holes are 1/2-inch and this one big large on the end is about 1-1/2 inches. That should do it for the review on part number 753-35-35.

This is the Thule replacement Rubber Strap for Thule Bike Racks with the T3 Cradles.


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Replacement Rubber Strap for Thule T2 Bike Carrier Cradles - 753-3535

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (325 Customer Reviews)

Replaces a rubber strap for your Thule T2 bike carrier.

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We bought some replacement rubber straps for a THULE bike rack and a THULE cable lock. The rubber straps had deteriorated in the sun, and the original lock cable never had a retraction spring, so it got damaged because it wasn't stowed properly. The new straps were a bit of a pain to install - but this was because of the rack’s anti theft features and rusty fasteners. The cable was easy to install, and the addition of a retraction spring was very welcomed. All is well, and the parts are doing what they’re supposed to do. I'm very happy eTrailer carried these parts - I'm not sure I could have easily gotten them from the place we bought the rack. 335313



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Thule no longer makes the same type of cradle and strap for my bike carrier and this model is the recommended replacement. The cradle is a very tight fit and I don't think that it will be as easy to adjust as the original part. The strap seems fine and if it breaks I can replace the strap separately unlike the original part. I looked for this on Amazon, eBay, and the other usual suspects and e-trailer had the best combination of price & shipping. 188503



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Straps fit perfectly and were reasonably priced. Hard to install but this is a design problem from Thule. Glad your company makes these parts available. Thanks 100162


Comments

Straps are holding up fine.

Janice R - 09/16/2014

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I ordered the replacement rubber straps for our Thule bike rack that is mounted on the back of our Jeep Liberty. My husband replaced the old worn straps with the new ones in no time at all and was extremely pleased with the replacement straps. 426820



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todo muy profecional y de muy buena calidad envio rapido y buena cominicacion super recomendado everything is really professional and in very good quality, the shipping is fast and the communication is amazing, really recommend! 526333



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Installed the spare parts today. Excellent results. I had an old Bell Bike Rack with broken clips and replaced them with these. Perfect fit, a very nice upgrade. You definitely have to use soap to get them on the bar (unless you're a masochist). 94597



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Happy with product - no problems with shipping / receiving or quality. 572238



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The replacement cradles and straps I received have really made my old rack look like new again. They were simple to install, too. Only took me about 10 minutes to install eight new replacement cradles and straps. 561467



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I placed my initial order with the first place I saw online. After a month plus, I still hadn't received my order so I cancelled. I placed an order with etrailer and it was not only less expensive, but I had it at my door in 3-4 days. Thanks etrailer 557933



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Very well made. The only thing that you need to know if you buy this for the Harbor Freight bike rack is that you also need to purchase the Thule T3 cradle to go with it. 580156



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works great as a replacement for my Thule. shipping was fast and fair. 553874



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As expected 549752



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All the original rubber straps on my Thule Expressway 995 bike rack broke or were about to break. Plus they always slid downhill towards the front of the vehicle while driving. Those parts unfortunately are no longer made and have been replaced by the 753-3535 and 8535829 straps and cradles. I ordered these parts and they came in a timely manner. I had to drill out the pop rivet for the locking cable on the rack (no big deal - high security!) and everything came apart easy. I had to use a paper towel with a little bit of dish detergent and rub it on the rack pipes as the new parts fit very tight - watch the video on this. However, since they are tight, the bikes no longer move around while driving - Hooray! Put a pop rivet back in for theft prevention, at least the dirt bag would need more than a Phillips screwdriver to get the locking cable off. Overall a great product & service. 549244



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Fits on my Thule trunk rack just fine. Looks great. Quick shipping and good communication from the seller. 548885



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Fit perfectly. Simply use a screwdriver to take off end cap on rack, then use soapy water to help slide cradles off before easily installing new strap. 547474



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The product is good and the service was great, I received it sooner than expected. 545363



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The item arrived sooner than expected, exactly what I needed 544995



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Perfect fit for my Thule bike rack. Arrived quickly 542926



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I'm completely satisfied with my purchase! I had no idea the model of my thule bike rack(it was a gift years ago) thank goodness etrailer.com had videos and pics.I'll definitely recommend this site to all my fellows riders.Thanks!!! 542376



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Excellent service and product arrived on time. Product was exactly what I needed to repair a harbor freight bike rake. Would definitely use etrailer again. 541841



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Outstanding service!! Quick delivery! 540153



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Glad to know there are company's that care and knowledgeable in the products they sell . The first item's purchased were incorrect , they backordered the correct part and are willing to follow up on the item so as to remain updated. Thanks. 540038



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Long story short, this was not the correct part, but that was totally my fault. I ordered straps for the wrong make of Thule bike rack. I returned, with no problem and ordered the correct straps. They have come and fit great!!! Customer service is Great!!, you talk with a human and they are very helpful and knowledgeable. I will continue to do business with Etrailer.com and recommend them to all. 528984



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Got just what neede and quick delivery 522577



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Ordered new straps for an old Thule bike rack. These straps are high quality and a perfect fit. Now i will be able to get much more use out of the bike rack without buting a new one. The order came when tgey said, and they followed up to make sure I was satisfied. Overall experience was great. Would definatley use etrailer.com again! 521253



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excellent product a little difficult to install as there is a rivet there but rubber mallet solved problem. so just like new again for 5.00 bucks. 519922



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Straps seem very strong and are needed when using new T3 cradles on bike rack support arms. 514974



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came in as ordered with no problems 513659



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Product arrived on time and was as advertised. Perfect fit for my Thule bike rack. Install was easy with a little help from wides to make the sliding off and back on easy. If more break, will order more from etrailer. 513524



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I was bringing a bike back from Ft Myers FL to Mechanicsburg, PA. One of the straps on my Thule bike rack broke and the other was frayed and close to breaking. I think it was the Florida sun! It was a 2 bike rack so I was able to secure the bike with some additional rope. I started searching for replacement straps, starting with another online retailer. A few other suppliers popped up including etrailer. etrailer had the best price plus the least expensive shipping charge. I purchased 2 replacement straps and 2 spares. The straps were delivered in a reasonable amount of time. Overall experience was positive. 511624



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Same as old straps and received early 503036



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A perfect go-along for the T3 cradle! Works like a charm! Holds my bike real firm! Will order more for spare parts soon! 493785



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The strap replaced my old one perfectly. Images were very helpful to order the right rubber strap. I was very satisfied with the process: ordering, sending, and delivering in a timely manner. I was especially impressed with the handling and shipping cost--it was very reasonable, unlike some vendors that exhibit a low price and then they charge you a huge amount for shipping. I do recommend to buy from etrailer, if they have the product you are looking for. 489877



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Thanks ... for the quick delivery. These are perfect. Was in the middle of the rebuild of my old Thule bike rack when I discovered that I had the wrong straps. You saved the restore job. 481196



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I bought a Thule hitch bike rack used and with some broken straps. This website made it easy to identify, purchase and install the parts I need without any other information. Great quality parts, excellent service. 478347



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Perfect - & at about half the price of my local bike store. 477778



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as advertised, good service 471643



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Product was exactly what we needed, got the best price and it shipped the next day. Easy and smooth process! 462494



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Just as expected 460195



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Prot was perfect fit replacement and inexpensive. Came in a couple of days. Great follow-up from someone at the company to ensure I ordered what I needed. 451023



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Replaced old, dry-rotted straps......very happy now...thanks 450447



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Glad to have the replacement straps! Thank you! 442395



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It fitted beautiful and replace the old one on my Thule hutch bike rack 439773



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Just what I was looking for! Thanks Guys 435975



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Works great! 432145



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Combined with the bike cushions these straps are far superior to the older version that came with the bike rack. We are carrying two bakes and have not had any sign of failure that we had with the original straps. 426358



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Perfect fit on my Rack, Etrailer is quick and have great prices. Thanks 424638



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great service.. received the product I needed within a few days. Fits perfectly and we are off an another bicycle adventure. Would not hesitate using your site in the future 423695



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We have been using these straps for more than a year now and they are still like new. 420815



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perfect transaction, no surprises 420326


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  • How to Install the Replacement Rubber Strap For Thule T3 Bike Rack Cradles
  • Installation of the T3 cradle replacement strap is pretty straight forward. You will need to remove the end cap from the end of the bike support arm, a Phillips screw typically holds the cap in place. Next use a small amount of soap and water to help the cradles, # 853-5829, slide off easily. Once you have the cradles off installation is just the reverse, orient the strap, cradle and anti sway bracket, if needed, together and then slide them on to the correct position. I produced...
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  • Thule T3 Cradle # 853-5829 and Strap # 753-3535 Recommendation for a Thule Expressway 996 Rack
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule and she informed me that you could use the Replacement T3 Cradle # 853-5829 as replacement cradles on your Thule 996 Expressway bike rack. For a strap you would want a Replacement Rubber Strap # 753-3535.
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  • How to Remove Old Thule T3 Cradle Strap And Install a New One
  • If the cap at the end of the bike rack arm has a rivet instead of a screw to hold it on (check on the bottom of the arm) then you will not be able to remove it. But what you can do to get strap # 753-3535 installed is essentially stretch it out enough to go over everything, including the cradle. I have actually done this myself and made a video of it. You basically have to work it on there by stretching and moving it as you go.
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  • Replacement Cradles and Straps for Old Thule Bike Carrier that Has Straps Integrated into Cradles
  • The version of the cradle that is on your bike carrier is no longer available but you can use T3 cradle # 853-5829 in its place (fits round bike carriers arms 1 inch in diameter). The strap associated with this cradle is # 753-3535. It looks like you will need 4 of each.
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  • How to Attach the Thule T3 Cradle and Strap
  • It looks like you purchased the Thule T3 Cradle, # 853-5829, and the T3 Strap, # 753-3535. These two items should work well together so I made a short demonstration video for you. If you think you may have received a different strap or are missing a part, let us know so we can send you the correct parts.
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  • Installation of Thule Rubber Straps for T3 Bike Rack Cradles
  • If the cap at the end of the bike rack arm has a rivet instead of a screw to hold it on (check on the bottom of the arm) then you will not be able to remove it. But what you can do to get strap # 753-3535 installed is essentially stretch it out enough to go over everything, including the cradle. I have actually done this myself and made a video of it. You basically have to work it on there by stretching and moving it as you go. The matching cradle on the other hand, # 853-5829, would...
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  • Availability of Replacement Bike Rack Cradle Assembly for 1-Inch Arm Tube
  • Unlike some other retailers, etrailer.com stocks all available replacement parts for the products we sell, sometimes including even discontinued rack's parts. We do offer replacement cradles for 1-inch arms on various brands of bike rack and you can see all such items by clicking on the link provided. For example, we carry Thule's replacement cradle # 853-5829 and matching strap # 753-3535 for their racks that have a 1-inch arm tube. They also offer cradle # 853-7887. You will want to...
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  • Replacement Strap Recommendation to Replace Thule 853-5831
  • It looks like Thule switched to strap # 753-3535 for many bike racks as a replacement for the 853-5831 that you have.
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  • Replacement Cradle for Thule Parkway Bike Rack
  • Yes, you could use the Thule Replacement T3 Cradle Body, part # 853-5829, as a replacement cradle on the Thule Parkway. If you wanted a cradle strap to match this cradle you would want a Replacement Rubber Strap for Thule T3 Bike Carrier Cradles, part # 753-3535. If you wanted exact replacement cradles for your Thule Parkway, you would want Replacement Cradle for Thule Parkway Bike Rack, part # 853-7887. If you need the a cradle strap also you would want a Thule Parkway Replacement...
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  • Recommended Replacement Rubber Straps for Bike Rack
  • We do! A wide range of bike rack replacement parts are offered for most major brands like Thule, Yakima and Swagman. The linked page will show you all replacement rubber straps and prices. For example, if you have a Thule rack just click on that brand at the top of the page to see their replacement straps, such as # 852-3006-001 or # 753-3535.
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  • Inside Diameter of Thule Replacement Stay-Put Cradle for Parkway, Roadway Carriers, Part # 853-7887
  • I pulled from inventory a sample of this Thule replacement cradle, part # 853-7887, and took a measurement of the interior diameter. Inside diameter is 1-inch and length is 2-5/8 inches. Please refer to the photo included. We also offer another Thule replacement cradle that fits other series of their carriers. This item is also a 1-inch inside diameter, part # 853-5829. The replacement rubber strap for this cradle is part # 753-3535.
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  • Replacement Cradle Strap For Older Thule Bike Carrier
  • I called Thule and asked about the strap that has 5 square holes for your bike rack. They told me the strap has been discontinued. They said the cradle would need to be replaced and then a different strap can be used with the new cradle. The cradle they said that can be used is part # 853-5829. The strap that will work with this cradle is part # 753-3535. We have another option for you. If you measure the hole size and the distance between the holes we may have a strap that will work...
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  • Replacement Frame Cradle Strap Recommendation for a Thule Hitching Post Pro
  • The replacement strap for the T-3 cradle on your Hitching Post Pro is part # 753-3535. I've confirmed this with Thule.
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  • How to Install the Thule Replacement Strap 753-3535 for Hanging Bike Racks
  • Installation of the T3 cradle replacement strap is pretty straight forward. You will need to remove the end cap from the end of the bike support arm, a Phillips screw typically holds the cap in place. Next use a small amount of soap and water to help the cradles, # 853-5829, slide off easily. Once you have the cradles off installation is just the reverse, orient the strap, cradle and anti sway bracket, if needed, together and then slide them on to the correct position.
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  • Recommended Replacement Cradle And Strap For Older Version Thule Hitching Post 4-Bike Rack
  • The cradles and straps are no longer being made for the 944 bike carrier you have but I do have good news. You can simply replace the cradle and strap with part # 853-5829 and part # 753-3535. The will work with your bike rack and are confirmed as a fit by my contact at Thule. They will have a different appearance, so you may wish to replace all of the cradles and straps at one time.
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  • Thule Replacement Hinges For Force XL Roof Cargo Box And Rack Strap
  • The Replacement Lid Lifter Hinge for Thule Cargo Boxes, # TH14936, is what you need for your Thule Force XL box. The strap you are most likely looking for is the Replacement Tie-Down Strap for Thule Roof Mounted Cargo Boxes, # 10169. If you are looking for a locking strap, you will want the Thule Multipurpose Locking Straps with Rubber Housings - 13' Long - Qty 2, # TH831. These are great for locking gear to your roof. These locks use the One-Key lock cylinders and 2 cylinders are...
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  • Replacement Straps Needed for Thule Easy Rider 3 Bike Trunk Rack
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule and the Easy Rider trunk mounted bike rack was discontinued back in 1995 so the replacement straps are no longer available but I do have a solution. You will just need to update your cradles by using the T3 Cradle Body, # 853-5829, and then use Rubber Strap, # 753-3535. These are sold individually so you would need 6 of each. A quick tip that we have found to work well when installing new cradles on a bike rack is to grab a can of aerosol hair spray....
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  • What Type of Bolt Is Used on End Caps of Thule Bike Rack
  • What you are describing is a Torx security bolt. The center section is put in there so you can't just use a screwdriver to remove the bolt. Thule sells the needed tool as part # 853-3496.
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  • Would a Thule Replacement T3 Cradle # 853-5829 Work on a Thule Parkway TH957
  • Yes, you can use the Thule Replacement T3 Cradle Body, part # 853-5829, as a replacement cradle on the Thule Parkway, part # TH957. If you needed a strap you would also want a Replacement Rubber Strap for Thule T3 Bike Carrier Cradles, part # 753-3535.
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  • Replacement Straps and End Cap for a Thule Roadway Bike Rack TH912
  • You definitely have T3 cradles on your Thule bike rack, the correct replacement strap would be the Replacement Rubber Strap for Thule T3 Bike Carrier Cradles # 753-3535. I confirmed this with my rep at Thule. The replacement end cap that you would need would be the Replacement Tube Cap # 853-1477-04. This does not come with the set screw, but it will be available on our site very soon. It's part number will be # 853-5753.
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  • Replacement Cradle Straps for Thule 5-Bike Carrier Look Different than Original Straps
  • It looks like Thule switched to strap # 753-3535 for many bike racks. The hard plastic piece offers reinforcement so the strap lasts longer. It should not affect the fit. Provided you have a Thule rack that uses straps that install around the arms then these straps will work for you.
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  • Replacement Cradles and Straps for a Thule Trailblazer 998 Bike Rack
  • Cradles that are attached to the straps like in the photo you provided are unfortunately not available. According to Thule, replacements for your Trailblazer 998 are going to be separate cradles and straps. The cradles are # 753-3535 while the straps are # 853-5829.
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  • Recommended Replacement Cradles and Straps for Older Thule Spare Me Bike Rack
  • Thank you for clearly explaining your needs for replacement cradle components for your older Thule Spare Me bike carrier. I did confirm with my contact at Thule that the two replacement parts you referenced, T3 Cradle Body # 853-5829 and Rubber Strap # 753-3535, are indeed the correct current replacement parts for your 10+ year-old Spare Me rack. These are not identical to the original parts but they will work fine. Both of these are sold as single units. Thule is a company that truly...
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  • Cradles for Thule 4-Bike Hitching Post Pro 934XT
  • For your Thule Hitching Post Bike Rack # TH934XTR you will want a Replacement Stay-Put Cradle # 853-7887. This is the recommended cradle by Thule and it is the one I would recommend you get. The Hold Fast Cradle part # 853-7887 would also fit since it has the same diameter hole. For a strap you would need the part # 852-3006-001.
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