Replacement U-Bolt for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box

Replacement U-Bolt for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box

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Thule Accessories and Parts - TH02943

  • Roof Box
  • Hardware
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Features:

  • Replacement U-Bolt for Thule Sidekick Rooftop Cargo Carrier
  • Also fits Thule Aero XL Cargo Box and Karrite Voyager Cargo Box
  • Size: 6mm (M6)
  • Qty. 1 U-bolt


02943 Thule Replacement U-Bolt








Customer Reviews

Replacement U-Bolt for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box - TH02943

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (143 Customer Reviews)


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Exactly the part I needed. Original equipment quality. Mike S was my service rep and he was great. Got the u-bolt out to me, and I got it just a couple days later. 207436


Comments

Great!!!

David L - 06/25/2016

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Needed to replace several u-bolts for a used cargo box I recently purchased. I looked in several hardware and auto parts stores but couldn't find them until I searched online. These are exactly the size I needed and the order was filled quickly. Price is very fair! 412150



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I looked all over to find replacement parts for an older, but still useful X-Cargo clam-shell roof top carrier. Places like another online retailer had the part, but at an extremely high cost. I will come back to etrailer over and over based on ease of use and price! 545395



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I bought this along with "Replacement 3-Wing, Low M6 Hand Knob for Thule Roof Mounted Kayak Carriers - 753-0783" for my Mondial Car-Go 320. I simply had to drill new holes at 4" apart and now I will be able to install and remove the carrier with much more ease than the nuts and bolts I had to use before. Just had to do a little research on the sizing to make sure I go the correct parts. This should work great! 12990


Comments

Dan H, how did this go for you? We have to drill new holes in our carrier and want to make sure we do it safely. thanks!Q

-- comment by: Lori - 06/22/2014

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Lori - It went great. They are so much easier to use than the brackets we previously had. Makes putting the carrier on and take it off much easier and takes half the time.

-- comment by: Dan H - 06/24/2014

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Part will work. Price is right. Wish it would have a coating on it though. 575020



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The product I received was exactly what I needed and was as described. These u-bolts work much better than the slotted plate and carriage bolts that I was using. The u-bolts shipped quickly and I received them in a timely manner. Thanks E-Trailer 20078



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I received this promptly and it was the perfect fit. Grateful to find a source for this product, and so cheap! I had been missing my fourth bracket for a year, and just zip tying the fourth corner of the cargo carrier to the luggage rack. NEedless to say, that was getting old. Note that while this was said to be for a Thule carrier, I actually am using it on a cargo carrier I got at Sears about 6 years ago, called the X-Cargo Sport 20. Description Item # 02872030000P Model # 90035P on the Sears website. 268010



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This wing nut wing-nuts like no other wing nut in the history of wing nuts and these u-bolts are bent into perfect "u" shapes. Seriously though, etrailer.com is the only place on the web who had these. The price was totally fair, shipping was immediate and the product is exact what I expected. You guys have earned a customer. Thank you for bailing me out in such short notice and following through with what was promised. 81842



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Bought U-bolts to mount an early Thule Adventurer Box to the stock aerobars of a 2005 Subaru Forester. The fit worked just fine. The knobs are M6 1.0 pitch, identical to the original Thule knobs. Shipping was prompt. I would recommend Etrailer to anyone. Anything but [that other online retailer]. 490404



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These U-bolts are replacing the obnoxious mounting system that was provided with a model year 2015, X-Cargo Extreme, rooftop carrier. I was slightly concerned with the inside stud spacing of this item, however it worked perfect. The hole spacing on the plastic carrier, exterior bottom support steel plate, and interior steel hold-down plate, are all of a slightly larger diameter, allowing this item to slide in. The minimal resistance provided by the bolt rubbing the insides of the hardware, is just enough to keep the u-bolt in place while you tighten down the spinners inside the carrier. These bolts are being used on a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, fitted with Mopar's factory style, airplane wing shaped, cross bars. ( They're relatively thin, as a thicker dimension bar might run out of stud length on the U-bolt uprights. ) etrailer should be commended for providing their customers a cost effective route, for simplified mounting. 420743


Comments

An update on the etrailer u-bolts, for my x-cargo Thule style rooftop carrier. I have now used these replacement u-bolts multiple times, covering many thousands of miles. Theyre still working great! There are no issues with wear to the carrier or the Mopar aluminum cross bars, nor issues from rust or corrosion. They have been used on the beach in the ocean air, to the freezing North-East salt sprayed winter roads. Note: I did rub candle wax on the threaded studs to avoid freezing, in the cold My garage door height will not accommodate my vehicle with the rooftop mounted carrier, resulting in the carrier being taken on and off, quite a bit. That being noted, the threads on the u-bolt studs have held up well, with no cross threading or stripped areas. I would not hesitate to recommend this part to replace X-cargos terribly designed stock mounting system or another wide u-bolt design that has become damaged. Super cost effective alternative to other mounting systems!

Johnny - 08/16/2018

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Exact replacement for the mounting bracket I needed for my Sears XL Cargo rooftop carrier. The measurements provided on the Q&A section about the bracket were exactly correct and dispelled any concerns I had. 715531



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Great product delivered quickly at a great price. What more could you ask for? 705510



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U bolts fit and came early! 702799



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Bought the hardware to attach my car roof top carrier from these folks. Very nice people to deal with and, most importantly, the hardware worked on the 3000 mile cross-country trip. 699085



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same as original. perfect 697201



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I received a damaged envelope type package that only had three of the U bolts, the fourth must have slipped out somewhere on the way. I emailed etrailer on a Sunday and received a same day promise to ship out the missing U bolt. It arrived in a box instead of an envelope like the first shipment. It was stuffed with packaging and the box was taped up very well. They obviously wanted to make sure the bolt wasn’t lost in the mail again and I appreciate it. I’m very happy with the customer service and will order from them again. 691976



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Products for a 15 year old cargo box all arrived timely and at an excellent price. Very pleased. 673225



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Product was delivered on time, and in excellent condition. 670922



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Great products that can't find anywhere else on the internet! Staff was able to locate new equivalent part for older discontinued part and shipped quickly! 666887



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The part was perfect! I used it to replace the U bolt from the Sears XCargo rooftop carrier and it was a perfect match. Still using it a year later and works as well as when I got it. Thank you guys. 666071



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Can't believe I found this! Thank you eTrailer and delivered so fast! Thank you! 665854



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The folks there were so helpful! Helped me figure out exactly what I needed and then made sure I got in on time! Would definitely do business with them again! 660304



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The product was exactly what I needed and it shipped fast, too. 651482



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The company and its sales representatives are amazing to deal with. The items we ordered worked perfectly and arrived before the estimated time. Really like this company and continue to order product from them. 651110



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Order was exactly what was expected and received the order quickly. Great experience and would highly recommend. 649207



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Exactly the right part, shipped fast! 640609



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loved the customer service, the lady checked and made sure i was getting the correct items needed. was delivered in just a few days. would definitely recommend to a friend and would use etrailer again if needed. Thank you for the wonderful experience 616792



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This is exactly what I needed. It was also shipped quickly. 603130



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item just as described. 597692



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Parts fit like original equipment. Prices are better than those from Sears Direct. Sales staff double checked and offered to refund and or replace parts if necessary. I would use etrailer for any other replacement parts for my Sears Cargo 20 car carrier. Also bought the wing nuts for the car carrier with same results. 590202



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Items were as advertised, fast delivery and priced right. Very pleased. 556215



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Product shipped and received quickly. It was as described in the description when I bought it online. Very happy with the experience with Etrailer.com. I'll order again if I need them. 554895


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Worked and working great with no issues.

Ray O - 08/17/2019

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This is just what we needed. Thanks 554347



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Perfect match. Fits like a charm. 553154



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Product was exactly what I needed to replace the lost U-bolt from my luggage carrier. 547760



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Correct item, like my other review this is more a review of etrailer: Easy to find the very specific part I needed, and arrived as described. 10/10 would use again. 542031



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This piece was a replacement and I like it better than the original. Works great! 525679



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delivered quickly and perfect fit for my sears cargo carrier. Thanks etrailer 521644



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Bought this item because it fits better than the original equipment that came with my rooftop cargo carrier. It works as expected. Very happy. 521236



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After much time looking for these ubolts at local hardware stores and not having any luck whatsoever. I called etrailer and spoke with a gentleman that found exactly what I needed and I received them very quickly. etrailer personnel is very good ay their jobs. I recommend them highly. 515655



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A perfect match, could not be happier. Thanks 514122



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Paid for standard delivery and it took seven days to get a small package from Missouri to North Carolina. I have received packages from the UK in just three days with free shipping! The brackets worked fine though. 505183



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Etrailer’s service is excellent. Staff was very helpful. 504618



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Fit perfectly on my Yakima Space Booster box. Really fast and reasonable shipping. Thanks to etrailer! 494473



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Bought a used cargo carrier that was missing the u bolts. The u bolts I ordered fit perfect. 491632



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Excellent Have a very old cargo carrier approx 7 years old lost The u bolt fits perfect under the cargo carrier to the roof rack. Only place I could find these piece was with etrailer and fast and friendly people and deliver was early than anticipated 476027



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Everything arrived on time and undamage d.. 472558



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Again! ETRAILER! They have all kinds of factory THULE parts!! 465497



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Well done, etrailer. Customer Service was great with this order, and it arrived several days before I expected it to. The Ubolts fit perfectly. 462230



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U-Bolt fit for my SportRack as well (same dimensions). 461106


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  • U-Bolt Replacements for Roof Mounted Cargo Box Ski Rack
  • The inch equivalent for the metric measurements you gave are 3.54331 inches by 3.14961and 0.23622 inches diameter and unfortunately we don't have those specific measurements. We have the Thule # TH09243 which is 4 inches wide and 2 inches deep. We also have the Car Top Cargo # CTC-18PARTS which is about 4 inches wide and 1-5/8 to 2-1/2 inches deep. I've attached photos to assist. If you have a cargo box, you may need to drill new holes and use RTV gasket maker # LT37467 to seal...
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  • Replacement U-Bolt Mounting Hardware Kit for Sears X-Cargo Box
  • We have previously confirmed with Thule (the manufacturer of this cargo box) that the correct replacement mounting hardware for your Sears X-Cargo 28-7271 is the Replacement Hardware Kit # SR05587 which does include the U-bolts required for this cargo box, which will fit the Rhino-Rack crossbars you have.
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  • Replacement Mounting Hardware for SportRack Vista XL Cargo Box
  • We have all of the mounting hardware components available for your SportRack Vista XL Cargo Box # SR7018, but they are not offered in a single kit so you will just need to purchase the individual parts. To mount the box onto your roof rack you will need the following: 4 of the U-Bolt # TH02943 4 of the Plated U-Bolt Bracket # TH03918 4 of the Plat Box Support # TH10378 8 of the Wingnut # TH04877
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  • Wing Knob for Use with Thule Replacement U-Bolt TH02943
  • For use with Replacement U-Bolt # TH02943 you can use M6 Wing Hand Knob # 753-0783. We do also offer a complete Sidekick cargo box Replacement Mounting Kit # TH04958.
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  • Replacement Mounting Hardware for Karrite Voyager Rooftop Cargo Box
  • The Thule Replacement U-Bolt for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box # TH02943 will be the correct fit for your Karrite Voyager Cargo Box. The U-bolt is 4 inches on center and 2 inches deep. Then you can use the Replacement Wingnut for Thule Cargo Boxes # TH04877 to hold the U-bolts inside the carrier. We also have the Replacement Hardware Kit for Searsbox Cargo Box # TH05603 which will give you the kit with the brackets as well.
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  • Needing Replacement U-Bolts for Sears Roof X-Cargo Carrier
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule, the manufacturer of the Sears Roof X-Cargo Carrier, and you will need Replacement U-Bolt, # TH02943. These are sold individually so you would need to order a quantity of four.
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  • Replacement Hardware for SportRack Vista XL Cargo Box
  • To replace the mounting hardware for your SportRack Vista XL Cargo Box # SR7018 will require you to purchase individual components because there is not a hardware kit available. You will need the following: 4 U-Bolts # TH02943 4 Plated U-Bolt Brackets # TH03918 4 Plate Box Supports # TH10378 8 Wingnuts # TH04877
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  • Availability of Replacement Mounting Hardware for SportRack Vista XL Cargo Box # SR7018
  • We do carry replacement parts for your cargo box but not as a complete kit. The parts we carry are: U-bolt, part # TH02943 Threaded Knobs, part # TH04877 (you will need two) U-bolt plate, part # TH03918 Reinforcing plate, part # TH10378 By using the provided links, you can see current pricing for the set or for the component parts.
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  • What Are the Dimensions of Thule Replacement U-Bolt, # TH02943
  • I went out to the warehouse and measured a Replacement U-Bolt, # TH02943. The center to center distance between each end of the u-bolt is 4 inches. It is 2 inches deep in the center. The cross bars on your Volvo XC90 would have to be smaller than those dimensions in order for these u-bolts to fit. The Car-Go cargo box is not made anymore so I cannot test this u-bolt with the knobs it used. But I can tell you that this u-bolt uses an M6 (6mm) knob like # 753-0783.
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  • Replacement Locks and Latch for a Karrite Explorer Cargo Box
  • The Sportrack Explorer and the Karrite Explorer are the same cargo box, so the Replacement Locks and Keys, # SR03807 and the Replacement Latch, # 03347, will fit on your cargo box. The Replacement Locks and Keys set includes two locks and two keys. The Replacement Latch contains one latch. We also carry replacement mounting hardware as part # TH02943. All of these items are available together as a kit with part # SR05587.
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  • Longer U-Bolts to Mount Roof Cargo Box to Tall Crossbars
  • There isn't another u-bolt that would work but you may be able to use install kit # TH04997. This would likely require drilling 4 new holes in the box and plugging the old ones up using a product such as JB Weld. The included bolts have an overall length of 3 inches and thread length of 2-3/4 inches. The spacing between the holes in the other components is 3-5/8 inches so the crossbars would have to be no wider than that.
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  • Dimensions of Replacement U-Bolt # TH02943
  • For the Replacement U-Bolt # TH02943 the center to center distance between each end of the u-bolt is 4 inches. It is 2 inches deep in the center.
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  • What is Included with the Replacement Mounting Kit for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box
  • The replacement mounting hardware, # TH04958, for the Thule Sidekick, # TH682, comes with everything that is pictured. It is the same parts bag that comes with the box when it is new. You get the u-bolts and knobs, backing plates, vinyl stripping and circles, new locks, keys, and mounting hardware. The picture is actually one that we took of the kit. The correct u-bolt by itself is # TH02943. The correct backing plate is # TH03918. The correct knob by itself is # TH04877.
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  • What is the Width of the Replacement U-Bolt for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box # TH02943
  • The width of the Replacement U-Bolt for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box # TH02943 center on center is 4 inches. The width from the outside to outside is 4-1/4 inches and the overall height is 2-1/4 inches as illustrated in the attached picture.
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  • Will U-Bolt # TH02943 Fit Around Malone Crossbar
  • Yes, the U-bolt part # TH02943 does fit on the Malone crossbars like the part # MPG216. This U-bolt also is correct for a Karrite cargo box as well.
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  • Replacement Mounting Hardware for a Thule Alpine Roof Mount Cargo Box
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule and I do have a solution for you. First, a little cargo box history: the Alpine is about 15 years old. The hardware for it is no longer available and the u-bolts that it would use are no longer made, but not to worry. What you can do is use the QM3 hardware, # TH04997, and drill new holes in the cargo box. This is going to be the best solution for adding replacement hardware for your Alpine cargo box.
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  • Replacement Mounting Hardware for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box
  • We have what you need, but the part # CTC-18PARTS is not it. You instead would want the part # TH02943 for U-bolts, part # TH03918 for brackets, and then # TH04877 for replacement wing nut.
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  • Replacement U-Bolt Recommendation for Sears X-Cargo Box
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule, the manufacturer of the Sears Roof X-Cargo Carrier, and you will need Replacement U-Bolt, # TH02943.
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  • Replacement Mounting Hardware or U-Bolt for the Thule Adventurer Cargo Box
  • We do have various replacement u-bolts for Thule Cargo boxes that are available by themselves. However, the original hardware for the Adventurer cargo box is actually # TH04997. For u-bolts we have the following: # TH02943, The center to center distance between each end of the u-bolt is 4 inches. It is 2 inches deep in the center. For the Adventurer cargo boxes you can use the replacement hinge # TH14933. It is not the exact same part that is on the box (which is no longer made)...
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  • Dimension Of Replacement U-Bolt
  • It sounds like you are looking for a replacement U-bolt that measures 4 inches wide. We do carry part # TH09243, that measures 4 inches wide and 2 inches deep. I have included a photo of this U-bolt with the dimensions noted you can check out. This is used as a replacement U-bolt for Thule Sidekick Cargo Boxes. If you want to let me know what you are planning on using the U-bolt on, I will be happy to see if we have a part that can work for you.
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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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  • Availability of Replacement Keys, U-Bolts and Backing Plates for Karrite Voyager Cargo Box
  • We do indeed carry the replacement parts you are looking for. The replacement key would be part # THKEYN2874. The replacement U-bolts are part # TH02943 and the replacement backing plates are part # TH03918. The key, U-bolt and backing plates are all sold individually. If you need replacement knobs, we offer them as part # TH04877. You can see current pricing by clicking the provided links. Our product descriptions state that these parts are replacements for the Thule Sidekick, but the...
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  • Replacement Wingnut and U-bolt for the Thule X-Cargo Cargo Box
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule and the correct u-bolts and wing nuts for the Thule X-Cargo cargo box are wing nut, # TH04877, and u-bolt, # TH02943. We list these as replacement u-bolts for the Thule Sidekick, but that is only because we do not carry the X-Cargo box.
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  • Need U-Bolt Sets to Mount Karrite Voyager Cargo Box on Nissan Pathfinder
  • I spoke with my contact at Thule, the company that purchased Karrite, and she said that you will need the Replacement U-Bolts, # TH02943, and the Replacement Wingnut, # TH04877, to mount your Voyager cargo box on your Nissan Pathfinder. Each piece is sold separately so for a complete set you will need: # TH02943 Qty 4 # TH04877 Qty 8
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  • Replacement U-Bolt for a Sears Sport 20 SV Cargo Box
  • Yes, you can use u-bolt # TH02943 with your Sears Sport 20 SV cargo box. Or, if you wanted to, you can use replacement hardware kit # TH05603 to replace all of the hardware or to have some extra parts on hand should you need them.
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  • Dimensions of the Replacement U-Bolt for Thule Sidekick
  • The Replacement U-Bolt for the Thule Sidekick, part # TH02943 has the following dimensions: 2 Inches Tall 4 Inches Wide 2 Inch Arms 1 Inch Threaded Arms 3-3/16 between the narrowest point of the arms. I've included a diagram that details these dimensions in greater detail.
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  • Replacement EasySnap Mounting Kit Thule Cascade Rooftop Cargo Box
  • You can use Thule Replacement EasySnap Mounting Kit # TH05820 for your Cascade cargo box. The original type of replacement u-bolt for your Thule Evolution cargo box shown in the photo is no longer available.
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