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Replacement 2" Hitch Adapter for Thule Doubletrack, Hitching Post Pro, or Vertex Racks - Qty 1

Replacement 2" Hitch Adapter for Thule Doubletrack, Hitching Post Pro, or Vertex Racks - Qty 1

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This adapter allows you to use the 1-1/4" stinger - or shank - on your Thule Doubletrack, Hitching Post Pro, or Vertex bike rack in 2" hitches. The adapter attaches to the stinger with 1 flathead screw (not included). Call 800-298-8924 to order Thule accessories and parts part number 853-7489 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Thule products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement 2" Hitch Adapter for Thule Doubletrack, Hitching Post Pro, or Vertex Racks - Qty 1. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Thule Accessories and Parts - 853-7489

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This adapter allows you to use the 1-1/4" stinger - or shank - on your Thule Doubletrack, Hitching Post Pro, or Vertex bike rack in 2" hitches. The adapter attaches to the stinger with 1 flathead screw (not included).


Features:

  • Replaces 1 hitch adapter for your Thule Doubletrack, Hitching Post Pro, or Vertex bike rack
  • Fits TH9028, TH9028XT, TH9029, TH9029XT, TH9030, TH9030XT, TH9031, TH9031XT, TH934, TH934XTR, TH990, and TH990XT
  • Allows the 1-1/4" stinger on your bike rack to be used in 2" hitches
  • Attaches to the stinger with 1 flathead screw (853-5787-02 - sold separately)


Dimension

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Video of Replacement 2" Hitch Adapter for Thule Doubletrack, Hitching Post Pro, or Vertex Racks - Qty 1

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Thule Hitch Bike Racks 853-7489 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Thule Replacement 2" Hitch Adapter for Thule bike racks. This replaces one hitch adapter for your Thule Doubletrack Hitching Post Pro or Vertex bike rack. This simply allows the 1 1/4" stinger on your bike rack to be used in a 2" hitch. This attached to the stinger with one flathead screw, it'd go in this hole right here. It's not included, it is sold separately, you can find it here at etrailer.com with part #853-5787-02. The unit itself is made from an aluminum construction, has a really nice black powder-coated finish.

Overall, it's going to do a great job at resisting rust and corrosion, looking good and lasting for a long time. Few measurements to go over with you real quick, starting with the overall length. Measuring edge to edge, it's going to measure 4 3/8" long, and then the width and height is going to be 2" x 2". Internally, it's going to give us a 1 1/4" by 1 1/4" opening. The distance from the center of the pin hole, which would be this pin hole right here to the edge of the adapter, you're going to see that's going to measure right on 1 1/2". Going center of pin hole to the other edge of the adapter, that's going to give us a measurement of around 2 7/8".

Then that pin hole has a diameter of 1/2". That's going to do it for today's look at the Thule Replacement 2" Hitch Adapter for Thule bike racks.


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Replacement 2" Hitch Adapter for Thule Doubletrack, Hitching Post Pro, or Vertex Racks - Qty 1 - 853-7489

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (145 Customer Reviews)

This adapter allows you to use the 1-1/4" stinger - or shank - on your Thule Doubletrack, Hitching Post Pro, or Vertex bike rack in 2" hitches. The adapter attaches to the stinger with 1 flathead screw (not included).

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My overall experience with etrailer has been OUTSTANDING. I ordered this Thule 2" Hitch Adapter (item 853-7489) in order for my older Thule Hitching Post Pro bike rack to fit in my Curt trailer hitch. The adapter works perfectly. I am very impressed with the strong and sturdy quality of this product. When I inserted the bike rack and tightened the bolt, the fit is very stable and without wobble. I am extremely satisfied with this product as it also saved me from having to spend a lot more money for a new bike rack. 561474



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Product OK, retailer is not: Additional needed item (screw, in this case) was not flagged as 'must have' extra at the "add to cart" next to item it was required for (hitch), but only noted at the very bottom of the description, next to another "add to cart". If one uses the first available 'Add to cart", need to also purchase a screw for above part is not known. Would have been easy to correct, as discrepancy was noted (by chance, YouTube) immediately, but customer service refused to add on to original order and insisted on a separate full shipping fee (900% of the cost of item), saying the original order had "already shipped" (10 minutes ago..?) Check other one stars, this is not exceptional. (Doubt this comment will make it to the website..) 390998



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Snug, secure fit into trailer hitch. This definitely fits the Thule model 934XTR 4 bike carrier I purchased around 2012. Not easy to verify that these parts fit older models. I've attached a picture for your reference of the carriers 1" hitch that this works with. Parts came nicely packaged and delivered in a couple of days. Would use eTrailer again! 898004



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What iI needed to convert from 1 1/4 hitch to 2 inch hitch 892652



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My Thule bike rack always had excessive play in the hitch receiver. I tried this replacement adapter hoping it would solve the shaking while transporting bikes down the road. Sadly, this didn't work. I would up changing my bike rack entirely to a Hollywood rack which tightens into the receiver. Not a reflection on etrailer, they provided the part quickly. 892404



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It didn't come with the hold screw but overall good fit and finish Nd happy with the product. And fast delivery. 892329



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Exactly as advertised. Allowed me to connect by 1 1/4" bike rack into my 2" receiver on my SUV. 887352



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Fits nicely 880936



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Does what it's supposed to. Direct OEM replacement. Easy to order, plenty of shipping options & showed up exactly when etrailer said it would. User Tip: if you're using this to secure the 2" hitch adapter on a 1.25" stinger, add a drop of loctite to the screw before installing 880611



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Great website. 870516



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Part worked and fit excellent. 869740



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Very quick response and delivery. New item packaged well and secure. I was pleased with this company’s service. 864976



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I wish I hadn’t lost the original, but this is an excellent replacement. 855467



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I searched everywhere for the parts I needed for my bike trailer. I made several purchases and several returns. I found this site, and entered my car make, model, and year as well as my bike trailer model. I instantly found the parts I needed to make it work and now can finally enjoy family bike outings! These parts were a perfect glove fit!!! 848480



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This was the exact part I needed to adapt on old bike rack on to the back of my SUV. The piece fit perfectly. I was quite surprised I found it. 820862



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The wiring harness works perfectly and the installation video was very helpful as are all of the etrailer video’s I have viewed. I retired from a HD truck manufacturer after a rewarding 39 year career. My job involved providing part requirements for 150 custom trucks per day. This required A constant dedication to quality and communication. I see Etrailer as a company with similar goals and is a model that other company’s should follow. Keep up the good work. It is a pleasure doing business with you. 820284



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Communication was great and items showed up early . Thank you etrailer I will order from you again. 792260



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Excelente 773971



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Great customer services in helping find out which part fit my bike rack. Used it earlier today and worked perfectly. Thank you. 763381



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Just what I needed to mount a bike rack with a 1.25” shaft to a 2.00” shaft. 747622



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Teresa was amazing helping me get new hitch gear for my near car lease!! 739349



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Perfect fit, does the job was just what I expected. 717072



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Fast delivery! Bought as a spare just I ncase 713837



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I asked for help and the hitch adapter was exactly Right! Super Easy. Super Fast. Thanks! 680643


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