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Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs

Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs

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Ultra-lightweight, adjustable load extender lets you haul extra-long loads at truck bed or bed rail height. 60" crossbar with integrated tie down points offer ample space for carrying gear. Rustproof aluminum construction. Folds up for storage. Call 800-298-8924 to order Yakima bed extender part number Y01149 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Yakima products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs. Bed Extender reviews from real customers.
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Yakima Bed Extender - Y01149

  • Yakima
  • 60 Inch Width
  • Adjustable Height
  • Hitch Load Extender
  • Folds For Storage
  • Aluminum

Ultra-lightweight, adjustable load extender lets you haul extra-long loads at truck bed or bed rail height. 60" crossbar with integrated tie down points offer ample space for carrying gear. Rustproof aluminum construction. Folds up for storage.


Features:

  • Versatile load extender adjusts to let you carry extra-long cargo at truck bed or bed rail height
    • Great for kayaks, ladders, a canoe, or other similarly sized equipment
  • Bed extender configuration lets you haul long loads that extend past your truck bed
    • Extends 4' from your vehicle's hitch
  • Rail height configuration lets you carry cargo level with your bed rails or tonneau cover
    • Choose between 2 heights to best match your truck's bed rails
    • Pair with Yakima BedRock cargo rack for truck bed rails (sold separately)
  • Vertical configuration stores extender up and out of the way when not in use
  • 60" Crossbar with integrated tie-down points make it simple to secure gear
    • 3 adjustment points let you raise or lower the crossbar for a more custom fit
    • Crossbar pad (Y07417 - sold separately) protects crossbar and gear from scrapes and scratches
  • Quick and easy installation with included hardware and tools
    • Slides into your 2" hitch receiver and attaches with threaded anti-rattle hitch pin
    • HitchLock (Y07235 - sold separately) secures load extender to your vehicle
  • Available height extension (Y01150 - sold separately) lets you haul loads at cab height
  • Black powder coated aluminum is lightweight and corrosion resistant
  • Red safety flag included for legal hauling
  • Signature bottle openers built into endcaps allow you to enjoy a cold one after a long paddle


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Weight capacity: 300 lbs
    • Height extension decreases capacity to 165 lbs
  • Crossbar length: 60"
  • Crossbar height settings: 3
    • Distance between each setting: 1-3/8"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin to closest part of the rack: 5"
  • Endcap diameter: 4-3/8"
  • Weight: 12.5 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Extender Diagram

Note: Measurements given in the diagram above are based on the crossbar's minimum height.


Yakima LongArm in Lowest Position

The adjustable Yakima LongArm extends 4' from your 2" hitch to let you transport oversized cargo at either truck bed or bed rail height. The versatile load extender has a 60" long support bar that's perfect for carrying kayaks, a canoe, ladders, lumber, or any other load that extends past the end of your truck, SUV, or UTV. Constructed out of lightweight aluminum, the LongArm has a durable powder coat finish to ensure that it stands up to whatever your adventures throw at it


Customizable Cargo Control

Yakima LongArm Adjustable Truck Bed Position

The LongArm features 4 adjustable positions, allowing it to be customized to your vehicle as well as the load you're carrying. In its lowest position (bed extender configuration), the LongArm lets you haul long loads that extend past the bed of your truck.


Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Rail Position

The two middle positions (rail height configurations) work in conjunction with a truck bed crossbar system (sold separately) so you can carry gear at bed rail height. This configuration increases your carrying capacity because it allows you to transport gear both in and above your truck bed. And the two available settings allow the LongArm to work with truck beds of different heights.


Yakima LongArm Foldable for Storage

The fourth position allows the LongArm to be stowed up and out of the way, near your truck's tailgate, when not in use.


Yakima LongArm Height Adapter

An available height adapter (Y01150 - sold separately) works in conjunction with a roof rack (sold separately) so you can carry gear at cab height. The adapter has 11 levels of adjustment, ensuring it'll be the perfect fit for your vehicle and whatever gear you're hauling.


Adjustable Crossbar with Tie-Down Points

Yakima LongArm Adjustable Height

The LongArm's crossbar extends 60" across and has 3 adjustable height settings, ensuring your cargo stays level with the your truck's tailgate or bed rails. Integrated tie-down points located in the endcaps secure your equipment to the crossbar.

Yakima LongArm Integrated Tie-Down Points with Built-in Bottle Openers

Once you're done with your adventures for the day, kick back and pop open a cold one with the built-in bottle openers on either end of the crossbar.


Yakima LongArm Crossbar Pad

The available crossbar pad (Y07417 - sold separately) protects your equipment from scrapes and scratches while hauling. Velcro closures hold the pad closed, and it can be positioned in the center of the bar or on either side.



Easy installation with Threaded Hitch Pin

Yakima LongArm Hitch Lock And Washer

The LongArm installs quickly and easily with a threaded, anti-rattle hitch pin. Simply slide the shank into your 2" hitch receiver, insert the threaded hitch pin, and tighten it down with the included wrench. This not only secures the rack to your vehicle, but also reduces noise and movement while the extender is installed.


Yakima HitchLock for Yakima LongArm

For added security you can add a hitchlock (Y07235 - sold separately) to lock the LongArm to your vehicle's hitch receiver. The lock simply attaches over the existing hitch pin and features a Same Key System (SKS) lock core and keys. The lock can also be swapped out to make all of your Yakima products keyed alike.



8001149 Yakima Long Arm Truck Bed Load Extender for 2" Trailer Hitches - 300 lbs

Replaces Y02449

Installation Details Y01149 Installation instructions



Video of Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs

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




Video Transcript for Yakima LongArm Bed Extender Review

Speaker 1: Today, you're going to be getting a good look at the Yakima LongArm Bed Extender for 2" Hitches, part number Y01149. It's going to allow you to carry extended loads in your pickup bed such as kayaks, canoes, ladders, lumber, or any other extended item. It's going to work out great for all trucks, but it's especially handy with short bed trucks. The end of the crossbar features four tie-down locations to help you secure your gear, one of which is Yakima's signature bottle opener. The LongArm includes a red flag to attach to your load to help it remain visible. The LongArm has several different adjustable positions.

With it all the way down, it's designed to work in conjunction with your tailgate as a bed extender. The next two positions are designed to work as an over the bed extension with a tonneau cover or the Yakima BedRock.The Yakima BedRock is a truck bed cross rail system sold separately for midsize and full size trucks. The final position is used as an over the cab extender. To use it in this configuration, you'll need to pick up the LongArm extension with part number Y01150. In the bed extender position, the LongArm gives you an additional four feet.

The crossbar gives you 60" of cargo space. The whole thing is made out of an aluminum construction with a black powder coat finish so it's going to be resistant to rust and corrosion. As the bed extender, it's rated up to 300 pounds. In the vertical position, it has 165 pound weight capacity. The LongArm is going to install on your 2" by 2" trailer hitch receiver.

An anti-rattleble 00:01:24 is included and what that's going to do is it's going to help reduce all the play and rattle within our receiver and our shank to make a nice solid ride. Now, you've had a good look at the Yakima LongArm Bed Extender, part number Y01149.


Customer Reviews

Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs - Y01149

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (13 Customer Reviews)

Ultra-lightweight, adjustable load extender lets you haul extra-long loads at truck bed or bed rail height. 60" crossbar with integrated tie down points offer ample space for carrying gear. Rustproof aluminum construction. Folds up for storage.

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I bought this to help with my Mad River canoe, getting it on my cap and strapping it down. I have a 2018 Tacoma , 5ft bed ,and a Lear cap with Yakima racks. Inside the cap I built a insert for gear and mounted dog crate. I compete with my dog In hunt tests and field trials. When I train and compete locally he is in the cap with the fans on.On long trips or in Winter he's up front in the cab. I bought the Longarm ,put it in the receiver and checked that it would be tall enough (no problem). I put it away till Spring when I would be using the canoe.I put it in the receiver in Spring and realized I was not able to open the cap (window and tailgate).Not being able to quickly get my dogs out in an emergency situation, or just stopping and letting them air makes it impossible to use.I called Etrailer knowing full well you could not take it back(it is still new).I spoke to Kathy last week and mentioned the Showboat.She was very knowledgeable I know now this is what I need.I'll call her 11/25 and place the order. I should have done more research on the Longarm its very well made ,I have a ton of Yakima equipment (since 1990) ,everything still works, I'm looking forward to talking to Kathy I have one question for her regarding the Showboat.Thanks 727568



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This was just exactly what I was looking for and it not only fit perfectly, it worked even better than expected to help load my inflatable pontoon boat on the roof of my Subaru Outback. Shipping was amazingly fast. 502996



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Works great. 688729



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I have used this product for a year now and had no issues whatsoever! I use it to transport stand up paddle boards and kayaks. If i'm Kayaking locally, I can fit 4! See Image 647515



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Solid construction, easy to use, perfect for my paddle boards. 523884



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The hitch mounted truck bed/tailgate extender works perfect for transporting our 14’ Hobie tandem mirage drive Kayak. Its very durable yet light enough to remove and store easily. Its the perfect solution for getting our kayak to nearby lakes with minimal effort and no hassle. Great product 591256



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This is a well made product but it doesn't quite work for my 2016 Ram 1500 and Native Watercraft Ultimate FX kayak. With the t-bar extended it is about 3/4" below the level of the truck bed. I added pads to bring it to level but because the ends of the kayak are not as deep as the middle, it ends up not being supported by the t-bar. I can strap it to the bar and there is enough play that the bar is pulled up tight to the kayak, but then the kayak is supporting the bar instead of the other way around. It will keep the kayak from sliding around or out of the truck, but I think I could accomplish that without spending $240. I might have to drill some more adjustment holes in either the t-bar insert or the tongue. 614029



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The product exceeded my expectations. I use other Yakima products and am always pleased with them. I have used etrailer for ordering other products and every aspect of the orders were flawless. No delay, no hassle & consistently reliable service. 700633



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The Yakima LongArm is exactly what I needed. I have a Toyota Tacoma and the LongArm works perfect for my 10' Kayak and is very stable and is easy to secure the Kayak. Would definitely recommend this product. 555531



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A little pricy for what it is... but it's the perfect solution for carrying long items in my shorted truck! Awesome! 449761



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Received within 4 days of placing order. Assembled well and fits into my 2017 Honda Ridgeline very good. At this time, I have no plans on using it due to the end of Kayak season here in CT. 447872



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Review from a similar Yakima LongArm in Bed Extender


I've used this to haul my canoe on my pickup a few times this summer and found it to be really easy to use. Quality hardware as well. 563602



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Review from a similar Yakima LongArm in Bed Extender


This thing is exactly what I have been waiting for for many years as a painter I do not like ladder racks that are always on and I do not like 200 lb steel units that I have had in the past I kept asking around for an aluminum one to be invented and WOW here it is the weight is almost nothing and I can not carry my 40 foot extension ladders with ease then take the unit off for the weekends etc I could not be happier plus it is a yakima which have always been one of the best out there for portability and durability 479891


Comments
Were glad youre happy with your purchase, Ron. Im not sure how many ladders youre carrying, but I just wanted to let you know per the product description, the load extender has a 165 lb capacity when used in the upright, vertical position and a 300 lb capacity when used in the horizontal position.
-- Mike L - 03/01/2018

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