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Replacement Yakima Q Tower with Cam Cover Assembly (QTY 1)

Replacement Yakima Q Tower with Cam Cover Assembly (QTY 1)

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This replacement Yakima Q Tower with Cam Cover replaces one Q Tower for your roof-rack system. Q Towers attach with vehicle-specific Q Clips to your naked vehicle roof to provide a base for your roof-rack system. Call 800-298-1624 to order Yakima accessories and parts part number Y8880047 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Yakima products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Yakima Q Tower with Cam Cover Assembly (QTY 1). Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Yakima Accessories and Parts - Y8880047

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This replacement Yakima Q Tower with Cam Cover replaces one Q Tower for your roof-rack system. Q Towers attach with vehicle-specific Q Clips to your naked vehicle roof to provide a base for your roof-rack system.


Features:

  • Replaces 1 Q Tower for your Yakima roof-rack system
  • Provides base for rack system on vehicles without rain gutters or factory racks
  • Ensures perfect fit with tower and clip that move in 4 different ways (Quadruple Movement)
    • Attaches using interchangeable, vehicle-specific Q Clips (sold separately)
      • Adjusts to contours of vehicle with ball-and-socket mechanism
      • Has die-cast interior to form solid, sturdy anchor to support load
  • Is lockable with Same Key System (SKS) Cores (sold separately)
    • Cores lock towers to vehicle roof
    • SKS Cores can be changed out to make all your Yakima locks keyed alike
  • Removes and installs quickly and easily following initial setup


Specs:

  • Quantity: 1
  • Height: 5-1/4" from base to top of bar


8880047 Replacement Yakima Q Tower with Cam Cover (QTY 1)






Customer Reviews

Replacement Yakima Q Tower with Cam Cover Assembly (QTY 1) - Y8880047

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (111 Customer Reviews)

This replacement Yakima Q Tower with Cam Cover replaces one Q Tower for your roof-rack system. Q Towers attach with vehicle-specific Q Clips to your naked vehicle roof to provide a base for your roof-rack system.

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Great price and great customer service. There was a slight delay in shipping but they promptly called and let me know. It is nice that they did that. I understand shipping issues and I also have patience so waiting a little longer was ok.


Comments
Working as new!
Beau L - 06/17/2019



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It works but after installing the product rain enters through the top of the door and the wind noise is deafening.


Comments
Youll want to review the installation instructions to ensure that the crossbars have been installed in the correct location in the door opening. If they are not installed in the correct spot, water intrusion and wind noise can certainly occur.
-- Etrailer Expert Mike L - 10/23/2018


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This is a replacement for a Q-tower. Looks good, have yet to swap it out. Shipping was fast.



- Y8880047
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was exactly the part we needed (after misplacing a couple pieces) and arrived in the time frame we needed. thanks!



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very happy



- Y8880048
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


Product works perfectly and seems like a never used open box item. That or the Yakima original packaging is very basic, because the tower can in a simple clear plastic bag (which is fine by me). Slowest shipping option was still fairly quick. Also love that they provide the current stage of packing/shipping for your order. Would recommend! Rack setup looks great



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


These Q towers slipped nicely onto my existing Yakima bars that came from the older Railrunner 1 system that was designed to mount on an existing factory luggage rack. I was able to locate my old gold key to transfer the Yakima locks to these Q towers. The older locks still work great after ten years.



- Y00135
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


For my canoe, I needed a combination of the Yakima Q Towers and Skyline Towers to attach racks to my Chevy Silverado crew cab with a topper. Local stores only carried two sets of each. Saved money purchasing just two Q Towers. Arrived on the date promised.



- Y00135
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


I've just installed the rack on our Tacoma. I ordered a single unit to mount near the windshield. When used with another rack (this one home made) on the back of the box we'll have a very steady way to transport long canoes and kayaks.



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


A bit fiddly to get installed with the bars and have things centered up properly on my 20014 VW R32 initially. You will likely want a second set of hands to help. Once all setup and installed with the round bars the first time, it is much simpler to remove and install the bar / tower combination to the vehicle.



- Y00135
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


This is the Yakima Q-towers and crossbars I got



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


The installation of this rack system went very well, all of the instructions were easy to read and use. I have attached some pictures of our installation. The vehicle is a 1994 Honda Accord EX four door sedan



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


The rack fits but the measurements they give you for 2016 smart car aren’t right . After about an hour I figured it out . The rack is very noisy at speeds of 65 miles an hour and above.



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


Intuitive to assemble. Firmly hold my cross bars to the roof of my 2013 crew cab Silverado.



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


Was shipped very well and everything I ordered was there. Instructions were very good and helpful. The quality of the product seems very good as well, and is easy to use especially once it’s assembled.



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


I bought several 'universal' roof racks for my Malibu Maxx. None of them worked like they said they would; big waste of money. This Yakima roof rack is very expensive, but at least it actually fits onto my car, like I wanted!


Comments
A year later, still working strong. The only thing that has failed is some of the little stickers that go on the metal parts so that they dont scratch my cars paint have come off. Now I have to put a piece of cardboard on the clamps when i mount the rack to my car.
Alan - 06/17/2019



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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


These towers replaced original Yakima towers. The two issues with the old design were: 1) you could easily strip the hex head that tightens the tower to the bar, as you were too only quarter turn the head in order to drive the biting surface into the bar. 2) If you ever lost the plastic foot or either of the two side plastic pieces, you could not get replacements for them. To replace the minimum parts from a working setup, this tower is what you need. The tower should come with the jaw, bolt and nut that are the essential changes in the design that addressed the first issue of the original part. I ended up having to order another replacement set while trying to put the second bar back on. I didn't order this from etrailer, and when one tower came without the critical jaw and nut I asked them to send these parts. They claimed these are not apart of the naked tower. I called Yakima and they confirmed that they are supposed to come with the naked tower. The clam cam and its pin bolt and cup are the parts not included with the naked tower. Yakima sent me replacement parts free of charge or shipping charge. My bad for not going with etrailer for both orders. And great job Yakima for supporting your customers.



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


I ordered a Yakima Roof Rack for my Toyota Prius from etrailer.com. Part of the reason for purchasing from etrailer.com was the promise that the racks were made specifically for the car and would not dent the roof. I received the rack on July 31, and installed the racks on my Prius according to instructions included with the racks. Our tandem kayak is 65 lbs . The towers were placed on the outer most part of the roof as indicated by the instructions. Yakima saddles were attached to the crossbars to hold the kayak. Nothing was close or touching the top of the roof. We transported the kayak to a nearby lake, 6 miles, and back. The next day we removed the racks from the roof and noticed 4 dents on the top of the roof. It was obvious that transporting the kayak on the rack caused the dents. We had to pay $100 to have the dents removed from the Prius roof. I cannot continue to use this rack that puts dents in the car's roof. I was extremely disappointed in the racks. In reading the Toyota manual and contacting them by phone, there is no mention of using or not using roof racks. I was shocked to learn from Rachel at eTrailer.com that your company takes absolutely no responsibility for this Yakima product they sell. The best they can do is to pass the buck and refer us to Yakima. Very disappointed, and out a lot of money for a product that damages your car. Will not recommend or buy here again. eTrailer.com does not even deserve one star in this review.



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


Used on a Land Rover Sport. Severe whistling wind noise at 30-40 mph speed makes the units unusable. Tried to get help from etrailer support staff, without success. Purchased additional rubber rails for cross bars to block air flow into the Yakima towers without success. Told by etrailer support staff that these are for commercial use only and not made to be quiet (which is not listed anywhere in the item description). NOT recommended unless you love wind noise. Poor follow up support from etrailer - very disappointed with the entire experience.



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


Got this rack a couple weeks ago and just finished a road trip with a roof bag on it. The installation instructions were very clear and easy to follow, and the rack fits securely on the roof of my 2010 Honda Fit. When I installed it for the first time, I had to measure very precisely to get it in just the right location so it fits securely. Then I put some stickers on the inside of the door frame to indicate where to place the towers, so now it only takes a minute to pop the rack on and off. The rack makes a lot of wind noise if I drive on the freeway with it unloaded, but once I put a roof bag onto the rack, the noise is greatly reduced and I don't notice any difference in handling/noise/MPG compared to driving with no rack. I've been wrapping a ratchet strap all the way around the load and roof, through the door frames with the doors open, to make extra sure that even if my load caught some wind, there's no way it could lift up and try to pry the rack off the car. I highly recommend doing this for extra safety if you're as paranoid as I am.



- Y00135
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


Smooth, easy process all the way through. Products arrived on time and in excellent condition. Very happy!



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


After waiting for the Yakima company to get my parts delivered to etrailer , I am pleased to let you know I am very happy with the product. I had previously purchased the steel poles from Yakima, which I used on my pop up camper. Not having the camper , I needed these to carry my kayaks. I can now carry my 10’ kayak and my 14’ kayak . Have traveled on an expressway with them loaded on top of my 2013 Chevy Silverado, with no issues.



- Y00135
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


So I standardized on the Yakima roof rack system some time ago. I needed specific parts to compliment my system without buying the whole assembly again. Problem was where to buy just the components on a web site that would give me all the necessary information so that I would buy the right thing the first time. E-trailer was the only place. Amazon had some parts but you no where near enough information in an understandable context. I am only giving it 4 stars due to the price. It was a perfect transaction except for what I had to pay. I guess the premium price pays for the awesome web site.



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


This was my second large order from Etrailer.com and my wife I are VERY pleased! Our first order was a Curt 5th wheel hitch which performed as advertised - so easy to use. Now we haul our 5th wheel camper and that takes up my entire full sized F250 truck bed which in turn messed up hauling the kayaks back there. I was leaning toward rigging something up on the back of the camper, saw lots of posts on how to many looked very sketchy. Rather than risk dumping our two $$$ fishing kayaks onto the highway.... somewhere..... we bought this GREAT Yakima roof rack system for the TOP of my truck cab. You see, it made me uneasy that I wouldn't be able to keep an eye on our boats if strapped to the back AND we read about many horror stories not limited to the rear bumper falling off from fatigue. Yakima Install; I'm a General Contractor and fancy myself a pretty handy guy so mounting the towers, the rack bars, and all of the accessories onto those took a total three hours. [on-line] videos very useful and follow the easy to read instructions that come with each part and you'll have NO trouble. I have to add, etrailer said it would take one week but I received the complete order within four days. Thank you etrailer for making the ordering through delivery experience so very streamlined!



- Y00124
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Review from a similar Q Towers in Accessories and Parts


Well after using the yak spec sheet i found the best thing to do with it is roll it up in a ball and throw it away. The best way to position these towers on the tubes is run the tube through the tower position the tower where you want it and LOCK IT DOWN following yaks instructions made for a lot of unnecessary farting around.


Comments
Bob,It is very important to use the measurements in the instructions provided by Yakima. The Q-towers are designed specifically for a fixed location on your vehicle and should not be moved. The crossbar spread is a key factor in determining how your load can safely be carried on your car. If the towers are not in the correct position you may exceed the roof weight capacity for your vehicle.
-- Etrailer Expert Heather A - 12/16/2017

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