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Thule HideAway Awning - Roof Rack Mount - Waterproof - 8-1/2' Long x 6-1/2' Wide

Thule HideAway Awning - Roof Rack Mount - Waterproof - 8-1/2' Long x 6-1/2' Wide

Item # TH490008
Our Price: $999.95
Car Awning
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Shipping Weight: 51 lbs
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8-1/2' x 6-1/2'. Hideaway awning rolls out from the roof of your vehicle to give shelter from sun and rain. Mounts to Thule TracRac ladder rack or aftermarket roof rack (adapters sold separately). Hand crank lets you open and close awning. 1-800-940-8924 to order Thule car awning part number TH490008 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Thule products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Thule HideAway Awning - Roof Rack Mount - Waterproof - 8-1/2' Long x 6-1/2' Wide. Car Awning reviews from real customers.
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Thule Car Awning - TH490008

  • Trucks
  • Vans
  • Roof Rack Mount
  • Thule
  • Driver Side
  • Passenger Side
  • 8-1/2 Feet Wide
  • 48 Square Feet
  • 6-1/2 Foot Extension

8-1/2' x 6-1/2'. Hideaway awning rolls out from the roof of your vehicle to give shelter from sun and rain. Mounts to Thule TracRac ladder rack or aftermarket roof rack (adapters sold separately). Hand crank lets you open and close awning.


Features:

  • Roll-out awning shields campers and tailgaters from sun and rain
    • Requires adapters (sold separately) to mount to your Thule TracRac ladder rack or aftermarket roof rack
  • Telescopic hand crank lets you easily roll out awning by yourself
  • Spring-loaded arms optimize fabric tension for wind resistance
  • Oval-shaped legs provide support for non-vehicle side of awning
  • Lightweight aluminum housing and support legs resist corrosion
  • Waterproof material with welded seams keeps you dry in inclement weather
  • Gray color


Specs:

  • Application: Thule TracRac ladder rack and most aftermarket crossbars
  • Dimension: 8-1/2' long x 6-1/2' wide
  • Coverage: 55.25 sq ft
  • Minimum crossbar spread: 36"
  • Weight: 39 lbs
  • 2-Year limited warranty


491008 Thule Hide Away Roll Out Awning - Roof Rack Mount - Waterproof - 55.25 Sq Ft - Gray

Replaces 490008

Installation Details TH490008 Installation instructions



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Thule HideAway Awning - Roof Rack Mount - Waterproof - 8-1/2' Long x 6-1/2' Wide - TH490008

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (57 Customer Reviews)

8-1/2' x 6-1/2'. Hideaway awning rolls out from the roof of your vehicle to give shelter from sun and rain. Mounts to Thule TracRac ladder rack or aftermarket roof rack (adapters sold separately). Hand crank lets you open and close awning.

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I was going to purchase an ARB awning until I saw the Thule. Perfect size for my 2020 Ford Transit Connect with crank out awning instead of the ARB's hand unroll and roll back up to store. Enclosed casing instead of a zippered bag as well as a quality build overall. The added cost for a quality product was well worth it.




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A little confusion on the mounting adapters. Pre 2018 means the trac screws will not fit a newer Thule Rack.
Straight forward job once the hardware is figured out.




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I mounted the roof rack adapters upside down to the side rails of my Prime Design Alurack. The awning works perfectly. It's a nice addition to my Nissan 2500 van build.




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Works great. Easy to set up and take down. Got caught in a freak summer snow storm. Awning does not work at all with snow at all. Will not roll up unless 100% clear. That said this awing is great I highly recommend it.




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Item came in perfect shape. Installed easily and works great




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


I will just email this review to you here. So far the Thule roof mount awning appears to be a 5-Star product.

Just now have it installed. This awning is very nice. It mounts tight to the roof with a foam rubber gasket to eliminate any potential rattles while driving or rain leaking in under the awning when in use. It has a low profile to minimize wind resistance while driving. The adapter kit which secures the Awning to the roof of the ProMaster Van is excellent quality and attaches quickly and securely. However, placing the awning into the adapter brackets is not as simple as the directions indicate. Once you figure out the proper procedure required(which is a bit different than the directions) it all went together nicely.

Here are a couple of pictures. from this morning's installation. Not a very nice day here so the pics are marginal.

Hopefully you received the return awning ok.

Thanks for you good service,


Comments
Worked great. Saved us many times on rainy nights while camping in Maine. Great product.
Shelby - 04/24/2022


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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


We bought a 2019 Forest River R Pod in Sept. 2022 with no awning because the previous said it was broken and he threw it away. I called to cancel an awning that was too short on Nov. 18, 2022 and ordered the 9' 10" awning and Alyssa told me we may not get it until next summer. I received an email over a week later that our awning was shipped, and we received it Dec. 9, 2022. It was very easy to install since the camper already had the Thule bracket on the camper. The weather also cooperated with installing it! These awnings are made in England and Alyssa told me the Thule is having difficulty getting orders done and shipped. I don't know what kind of strings e-trailer pulled but I was very happy we got it in a very timely manner. Very pleased with the quality and excellent service!




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


I've been on the hunt for this awning for over a year as its been out of stock. There are other options out there for the Sprinter van but this one was the best choice for my rack. You do need to purchase the mounting brackets separately, which come with different options for attaching to crossbars amd roof rails. I had some roof rail pucks laying around that I used to attach the brackets too.
This is very versatile and can be set up with the legs on the ground or with the Thule optional brackets(Purchase
separately) that attach the legs to the van..this is great if setting up on a hard surface or if you need to keep your dog on a lead and not get tangled up.the only tricky part for me is that my van is tall so once I get the awning out about 2 ft, I have to hop in the van and get the legs out- no biggie.this is very nicely made and easy to set up take down. Lots of optinal accessories as well




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


Ordering from etrailer has always been effortless. Prices are on point and free shipping doesn't hurt either. The awning went on in an hour using the kit that I also purchased from etrailer. Will return to their site for the other items I will need for my build.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


Wish I did theirs one first. So easy to open and close being a short person.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


Thule is top line and this awning is no exception. Did not have much chance to use it in the last year due to family issues, but plan a big year camping this summer. When installing be sure to mount into structural support of your trailer or RV. I used a stud locator that also finds steel studs and rechecked everything before drilling. These awnings are a heavy and wanted to make it was secure and exactly parallel to the trailer. Worth the extra money for a top line awning and the extra time to install to make sure all was done perfect. etrailer the place to buy!


Comments
The Thule awning is still working great, have not used it much but it had never failed us. Easy to set up and retract. It is a great awning, etrailer is the place to buy it.
Groundskeeper - 03/17/2022


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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


The install was a little tricky because I mounted the awning on a Roambuilt rack on my Sprinter and used NRS (River raft) u bolts around the RoamBuilt aluminum tubes. I needed to fabricate custom two part brackets for my set-up. The awning works great and looks good. It arrived with a bunch of aluminum metal shavings inside the plastic wrap on the awning inside the cardboard packaging, which had me worried that it was damaged or the awning would be ruined. I contacted etrailer about the shavings and they were just as surprised as I was, but offered to stand by as I tested and installed the awning. However, after a year of use, I’ve come across no problems.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


This works beautifully. It was the install with the adapter for roof mount on a promaster cargo van that was a nightmare.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


After a ton of research I chose the Hideaway roof rack mount awning for my Ford Transit van conversion project. The awning was easy to mount, (did so in about 1 hour with help of my wife). I mounted my roof rack mounting brackets upside down onto my home-made roof rack and it fits beautifully.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


You sell anything you want to customers as opposed to selling the correct products listed in the descriptive photos.


Comments
I am sorry to hear that you have gotten the incorrect items. I have sent your information over to our customer service department for them to get you the correct items that you are needing.
Katrina B - 10/06/2022


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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


well I ordered a 10'Hideway awning, instead I got a 10' thule omnistor 6300 awning, this did not fit my unaka 136"van rack. The adapter unaka brackets did not fit. so I retroed the aluminum brackets to fit, its not a great fit, but it works. I emailed your company to ensure I had the right awning, but the wrong one was sent.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


The install was simple and it looks awesome on the back of my toyhauler.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


Great quality as expected. Direct mount installation is pretty straightforward. Great customer service from etrailer.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


Great product with good mounting system. Options on how the supports get anchored. Clean slim profile when closed up.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


Excellent product and service from etrailer. It’s unfortunate parts from Vendors at times are delayed in production. Such is becoming a normal
occurance today




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


you were very helpful with the product. I had problems shipping and they replaced the product with the help of some pictures. They were very responsive.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


The product is great, but the delivery was not….they dropped it in the middle of our driveway during the day. It could have easily been stolen. We have a covered front porch which would have made the package less visible.




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


We've had this awning for over a year now and completely satisfied.


Comments
Still working great after a year.
David - 05/13/2022


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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


Thule hideaway awning is a nice piece of equipment. It always works great and looks great. The installation kit is well constructed and was easy to install on my Forest River R-Pod RP178. After a year I am still very happy with the purchase. E-trailer's website was great to work with. Thanks




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Review from a similar HideAway in Car Awning


Bought this knowing about the issue with mounting on Sprinter vans (prevents the crank arm from inserting vertically into the mounting slot), and used some rubber grommets on the end of the crank as a workaround, which has worked well. No complaints about the awning itself. It's been durable and opens/closes pretty easily.



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