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Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars - Track Mount - Black - 54" Long

Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars - Track Mount - Black - 54" Long

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  • Rhino Rack
  • Roof Rack System
  • Truck Cap Ladder Rack
  • Sliding Rack
  • Over the Bed
  • Aluminum
  • Drilling Required
  • 2 Bar
  • Fixed Height
  • Light Duty
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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 - Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars - Track Mount - Black - 54" Long

Adapt your camper shell, hard tonneau, or hardtop resin roof to carry gear with this roof-rack system. Locking, Quick Mount legs mount to tracks. Black, Vortex Aero crossbars accommodate clamp-on and channel-mount gear.


Features:

  • Adjustable roof-rack system lets you carry gear on camper shells, hard tonneaus, or hardtop resin roofs without headliners
  • 2 RTC-style tracks with dual C-channels provide adjustable mounting points for roof-rack legs
    • Tracks mount to your vehicle roof with T-bolts - some drilling required
    • Stainless steel construction with an anti-corrosion coating
    • Endcaps provide finished look for the tracks
  • 4 Quick Mount legs mount in the channels of tracks to create mounting points for crossbars
    • Durable, glass-reinforced nylon construction
  • Quick-release trigger system allows for easy, tool-free installation
    • Squeeze internal triggers to release legs from bases
    • Slide triggers apart to secure legs to bases
    • Bases remain mounted to tracks
  • Locks in covers let you secure the system to your vehicle
  • Pivoting bases offer 33 degrees of adjustment to help level crossbars
  • Precision-molded inserts cover bases when the legs are removed
  • 2 Vortex Aero black, elliptical crossbars hold ladder racks, conduit cases and other work accessories
    • Bars mount to roof-rack legs using built-in channels on bottoms of bars
    • Lightweight, structural-grade, extruded aluminum construction for strength, durability and maximum carrying capability
  • Built-in C-channel on top of each bar lets you mount Rhino-Rack accessories and carriers
  • Rubber strips in the channels help to cushion load and provide slip resistance
    • Can be cut to accommodate track-mounted accessories and carriers


Specs:

  • Weight capacity: 220 lbs
  • Track length: 63" per side
  • Crossbar dimensions: 54" long x 3-1/2" wide x 1-1/2" tall
  • Bolt length: 1-3/8"
  • Leg height: 3"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


The bases of these Rhino Rack legs easily mount into the included Rhino-Rack RTC-style roof rack tracks with included hardware. Just slide the nuts into the tracks, line up the mounting plates, and bolt the bases down. After this initial setup, you can leave the bases in the tracks.


Rhino Rack Quick Mount Base

Molded inserts help keep out dirt and provide a finished look when there are no legs and crossbars installed. To install a leg, simply remove the insert.


Rhino Rack remove the cover

Once you've set up the bases, installing and removing your roof rack is easy. The Quick Mount legs have an integrated trigger system that creates an easy, tool-free installation.


Rhino Rack internal triggers

To install a leg in a base, pinch and slide the internal triggers together.


Rhino Rack place leg on track

Lower the leg onto the base and slide the internal triggers apart to secure the leg in the base.


Rhino Rack replace cover

Once the leg is installed in the base, replace the cover and lock it to help secure the system to your roof.



Y02-480B Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Aero Crossbars - Track Mount - Black - 54" Long



Y02-480B Installation InstructionsInstallation Details Y02-480B Installation instructionsY02-480B Installation InstructionsAlternate Instructions Y02-480B Installation instructions

Video of Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars - Track Mount - Black - 54" Long


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




Video Transcript for Review of Rhino Rack Ladder Racks - Truck Cap Ladder Rack - Y02-480B

Today we'll be taking a look at the Rhino-Rack Track Mount Roof Rack System with Vortex Aero Crossbars.This kit is going to come with everything you need to get a crossbar on top of your camper shell or your cap topper on your truck. It's going to be a very useful versatile system.We'll have our two sliding tracks to mount the bars to. These allow you to adjust the width of your bars apart and have some adjustability there. Once these are mounted up these look like factory installed tracks. They're really, really slick. You can see we'll have a nice beveled edge on the outside so it tapers down.

Each one ends in a little rubber cap to finish off the look there. This end, with this cutout in that track, you want to face toward the rear of your vehicle. The other end just ends there, so if you need to you can cut this to length to fit with your vehicle.This measures 63 inches long. That's going from the end of the track, not counting the feet on either end. If we got to the very end of the feet as well, it's about 67 inches long.

You want to make sure you have really about 70 inches or about five feet 10 inches of space on top of your camper shell. It needs to be relatively flat. You don't want to be putting this on something that really ramps up, but if yours is a little bit shorter than that you can cut this front end off to length. You want to make sure though that it's a nice clean flush cut so that those caps fit on properly.There are different lengths of track available if you want to pick up a different kit. Either one that has a 55 inch track length.

Some of them will mount a little bit differently but we do have a lot of options here at eTrailer.com for those tracks.The thing that's nice about this particular part number though, is that everything comes as a kit. We'll have our track, and the bars included, and all that hardware to get everything installed.The bolts here slide into the bottom of our tracks. That's where they'll actually go through our camper shell and they'll get tightened down with these large handle nuts. There's a little locking nut on the inside there to keep it nice, and tight, and secure. Some rubber O-rings to give us a little bit of water resistance and some more sealing rubber stickers or rubber pieces here, again to seal out any water.

Make sure that we don't have any issues with seeping water getting into our camper shell. There's also some adhesive on either side of that track as well. It's pretty well protected. People seem to really like these. They hold up well for a long time.The thing, of course, with these is that you do have to drill into that camper shell. To get this installed you have to drill a few holes. You want to make sure that you measure everything out really well. Take your time with it and be careful whenever you're drilling into that fiberglass camper shell. Just use some patience so you make sure that you don't crack it or measure wrong and get things off.That's probably going to be the hardest part of this install but other than that it's pretty straight forward. Once you have all those mounting holes measured out, drilled out, drop the hardware through, tighten everything up then it's just a matter of attaching the roof rack. The bars will drop into the feet. Whenever you're not using the system you can take these cross bars off. Then you just have your tracks sitting like this with the little caps on top so it keeps everything sealed up, but then we'll have our quick mount feet. We'll have our two red tabs there. If you push those in and up. It's a little hard for me to do showing it to the side here. That will bring those two tabs in and then that just drops down onto the bar. Then the feet snap in. It makes it a really quick system to use to get everything attached.These feet can slide anywhere along the track so if you want to have it wider for any larger items like lumber, kayaks, canoes, things like that, or narrower if you're using a bike rack, or any other kind of roof mount accessory. You can really dial it in to whatever specifications you need.The bars measure 54 inches long. Again that's going from the end of the bar itself. We'll have our cap on either end. As far as the mounting position, the widest that we can possibly have this from center to center of those feet is right at that 54 mark. That's how far apart they are. It's going to depend on your camper shell and how far it needs to be apart from there. It can, of course, come in. That's just how long the bar is going to be. The narrowest that we can make those bars, roughly, would be about 32 inches. Going from a little bit in from the narrowest point there where we can mount that foot up. Again, it just gives you a lot of options.This is going to fit a lot of different vehicles. To be sure if this is a fit for you, we do have a fit guide here at eTrailer.com. You can put in your year, make, and model, and check that out there.The other thing I like about this kit is that it does come with the keys to get our caps on and off so no one can remove our bars and mess with those. Once the bars are in place the cover up the hardware for the tracks so no one can get in and adjust those. To move these along the track, have a little hex key. It does have a punch in the middle to make it a little bit more tamper proof but once it's loose, slide it right along wherever you need it to be, tighten it back down and it'll hold everything in place.I think this kit is really nice. It's all made of sturdy material. Rhino-Rack is a really good brand. They stand right along there with Thule and Yakima. I think their stuff holds up really well. This is going to be a less expensive version than what you would get typically from Thule or Yakima but I think it really is just as good quality material. The bars are made of an anodized aluminum so they'll have a lot of good strength but still pretty lightweight so it's not too hard to get them mounted up. The tracks are made of stainless steel. We don't have to worry about any corrosion with either one of our components. Everything fits together really nicely. Again, just as long as you're patient and take your time with drilling those holes out it's not too bad of an install.This'll give you a lot more room inside your truck so if you want to have the inside of your truck bed to use as a camping area. Have one of those mattresses inside your truck bed, use that or just load up your gear. Load up your friends, your pets, whatever. Then have everything else loaded up on top. It's just going to make the most out of the space for your truck and give you a lot of options for those camping trips. If you're bringing a lot of friends, bringing a lot of stuff, you'll be able to get the most out of your vehicle.The weight capacity for this is 220 pounds. Again our track length is 63 inches per side. The crossbar is 54 inches per side. Then that's measuring three and a half inches wide, an inch and a half tall. Once we have our bar mounted on top, going from the middle of that mounting point to the top of the bar, it's about three and a half inches. Then from the bottom of the bar to where it would mount in, it's about one and a half. That's about five inches of height, roughly, that you'd be adding to the top of that camper shell. Just so you want to know how much space you're going to be adding to the top of your vehicle.The bolt length that's going to go through is an inch and 3/8, but I'd say you really want to make sure that your camper shell is no more than an inch thick because that's about the minimum that you can get this through the bar and then actually get these nuts to start on there. I have seen some customers say that this bolt ended up being a little bit too short for them and they had to switch this out for something a little bit flatter, since that nut sits down in the cap about 1/4 of an inch. You really only have, at most, an inch of space to get that threaded on there so that's something to keep in mind.This does come with a limited lifetime warranty from Rhino-Rack. Again, as I've said, I've used Rhino-Rack stuff for years here at eTrailer.com and I really like what they have to lay out. Another accessory that you might consider getting with this would be one of Rhino-Racks cargo baskets. The RMBC and RMBC02, they're both really nice cargo baskets to load up on top of your roof bars. The thing I like about them is that the supports go lengthwise so it makes it easier to get those feet adjusted on there and adjusted out. Of course since you have the sliding bars it makes it easy too but their stuff just lasts for a long time and I think it's really good quality product.That's going to do it for our look at the Rhino-Rack Track Mounted Roof Rack System.


Customer Reviews

Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars - Track Mount - Black - 54" Long - Y02-480B

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (484 Customer Reviews)

Adapt your camper shell, hard tonneau, or hardtop resin roof to carry gear with this roof-rack system. Locking, Quick Mount legs mount to tracks. Black, Vortex Aero crossbars accommodate clamp-on and channel-mount gear.

- Y02-480B
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THE GENIUS OF A PERFECT SOLUTION It is not very often that a purchase for something as mundane as a utility device stirs such awe inspired appreciation and praise. I have just completed the installation of the RLCP Rhino Heavy Duty Canopy/Hard Tonneau Track Mount atop my A.R.E. Camper Shell. I am amazed at the attention to detail of each and every part which has been carefully engineered and perfectly manufactured. I am truly impressed by the genius of a perfect solution to my roof top cargo handling needs! From the mating surfaces of the injection molded towers and the lightweight, but durable extruded anodized aluminum crossbars, to the gentle contour of the rail stock to the camper rooftop, every single part has form, fit and function! The finished product is beautiful, durable, convenient, and for the money invested, economical. I give Five Stars of Praise to the Aussie friends at Rhino-Rack Australia Pty, Ltd. Equally praiseworthy is the superb performance of e-trailers, Inc. These folks distinguish themselves from the competition through their superior attributes of website presentation, pricing, order fulfillment and package integrity. This is a unique distribution partnership which is imbued with the highest standards of e-commerce. Job well done, everyone! 528546


Comments

Perfection in every sense of the word!

Scott H - 06/30/2019

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My product arrived promptly and in good order. I appreciate the clear written instructions provided by etrailer. More importantly, I plan to follow the step-by-step instructional video that etrailer has posted on YouTube. I have confidence that the install will go smoothly with such great support! 664360



- Y02-480B
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2010 Nissan Xterra

Very impressed with this system: quality materials, nicely-designed parts that work well together, straightforward installation & assembly, plus it includes o-rings for the bolts & butyl patches to surround the drilled holes, so waterproofing has already been addressed (no need to add your own silicone or otherwise). Once the holes are drilled in the topper, the rack goes together quickly & easily. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking to add tracks & crossbars to their fiberglass cap/topper. 639013



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Great rack. I have never regretted the purchase. I would definitely recommend. 593440



- Y02-480B
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2015 Ram 2500

excellent quality product and great fast shipping and packaging. 593060



- Y02-480B
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The rail kit for fiberglass truck caps arrived promptly and was as described on the website. Reasonably easy to install and easily as good as Thule and Yakima racks for half the money. My only minor quibble is a couple of small scratches on a crossbar. However, since it's sure to get scratches from normal use is not a big deal. It'll be used to mount an awning and extra gear for group camping trips. 485649



- Y02-490
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Rack was easy to install worked great for hauling my kayaks. There was an issue with some hardware missing but the replacement was sent quickly. 674646



- RRVA118B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


All the Rhino Rack products listed, ie Nautic kayak carrier,anchor straps,2500 series legs,and Vortex crossbars were shipped extremely quickly by etrailer, with exceptional customer assistance, and were all found to be of the highest quality materials. Installation was relatively simple with an assistant and the video by Rhino Rack was a valuable tool...once on my car, the system proved to be safe, secure and as sturdy as I could hope for. I would certainly recommend Rhino Rack systems in future, and will certainly rely on etrailer for any of my future needs. 662698



- RRVA126S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Great roof rails. They sit relatively low to the roof; which combined with the Aero profile give a great look. 226575



- RRVA118B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Though the box was crushed the content survived and work good 162883


Comments

the bars work well and they are quiet. I was disappointed they take a wrench to move however I have come to find out I dont move them. works well, looks good.

Dave a - 12/03/2015

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- RRVA137S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Purchased a Rhino Rack custom fit rooftop system, along with the kayak rack to hold two kayaks and the Swagman rv bike rack. Made several trips and they all work great! Included photos to share. 475959



- Y02-480B-NT
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


This review is for the install. I will update it after I have had these rails in service for a while and can judge how well they stand up. First the instructions were very clear and I had no issues performing the assembly and installation. Once locked in place they appear to be very stable and secure. 641563



- RRVA150B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


I was looking for a good looking product to carry my two kayaks with our camper. the product arrived in the time they said it would and was packed very well. after reading other reviews on assembly it was suggested that you read the directions first. after reading the directions I couldn't find some rubber strips so I called you company and they were very friendly and helpful and I found them I just didn't look in the right place. then started to assembly the roof racks and within 25 min. they were installed. would recommend the product and company. 411346



- RRVA126S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


I'm absolutely in love with Katie, my sales consultant for her great help & excellent follow up. Fully expecting cheap Chinese junk. I was delighted with the quality of the product, (Rhino Rack) which was received day after New Years. Pretty cool when order was placed Dec 29th. Simple illustrated instructions made pre assembly a snap. Wind chill is 2 below zero so I'm going to wait a day or so to mount to car. Two thumbs up from me! 331614



- RRVA150B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


I bought the Rhino Rack 2500 Series Legs, the Vortex Aero Crossbars, the 2500 Series Custom Fit Kit for the 2500 Series Legs, and a Thule Portage Canoe Carrier. All items arrived when George said they would, and I was given status updates throughout the whole process. The website was helpful in letting me know that these kits are NOT all in one kits. That is probably the best feature of the site in that it lets you know based on your vehicle what total number of kits you will need. All said, the racks and carrier worked well in transporting my canoe across state lines. I highly recommend the site. 486963



- RRVA150S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Looked for a roof rack for my ram 3500. Found it here and was a perfect fit and a breeze to install. 517156



- Y02-490B
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Rack is very high quality. Quiet ride at all speeds. Installation video extremely helpful. The only issue I encountered was that the mounting bolts were bearly long enough to get through thickness of truck cap. I had to remove plastic thumb nuts and use thin fender washers to make it work. Very stressful situation after drilling 12 holes in my cap! These bolts need to be longer to allow for different thickness in caps. Otherwise, very satisfied with this rack. 603056



- RRVA137B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


eTrailer customer service was awesome! They helped me find the correct parts and get them to me in time. I was in a real predicament until I got on the phone with them! They have my loyalty! 329761



- RRVA126S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Excellent customer service, fast shipping and an amazing product! Well done etrailer!!! 502150



- RRVA137B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


I love my Rhino roof rack from Etrailer! On time delivery, great quality. Very happy with our purchase Neil S 556621



- RRVA137B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


The Rhino Rack is very well made. I installed it my self on our 2016 Ford Escape, but had an assist from my wife to fine tune it at the end. There was no whistling or any other distracting wind noise on our 3,500 mile drive to visit family out West. A Sear's Cargo Box was easily mounted to the Rhino Rack and it remained centered and secured at western highway speed limits plus. The included locks on the roof mounts were the selling point for me. The Rhino Rack remained securely mounted to the roof with no additional adjustments or tightening being needed. Great Product. Donna P. @ etrailer was super with the order. 548034



- RRVA150B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Followed the instructions, using j hooks and torqued clamps as instructed. Combined weight for both boats was less than 100 lbs. Rails are rated for 165 lbs. 538455



- RRVA150B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Bought the 2500 Vortex kit for my 2015 F150. Very well made kit. Installation was a breeze. Just follow the directions and you can not mess it up. 513158



- RRVA137B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Excellent price and quick shipping. Excellent support for missing bar end cap. Rack was easy to put together and install and video was helpful. My only complaint is when trying to tie down kayak to cradle it is not easy to keep the loop over the top of the upright "U" shaped bar, it keeps siding down. We wrapped two pieces of foam around the bar to create a channel to hold the strap now it is easy. 557941



- RRVA126B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


A little more complicated to install than I thought, but a careful reading of the instructions and a little patience got the job done. I like the result. It looks good. 546777



- RRVA137S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


These slick looking, quality made, aluminum, aero bars came with the RLCP25 kit, to fit my FJ Cruiser. It didn't have the big, bulky, useless for carrying much of anything factory rack. I like the look of the full size racks/ baskets, but didn't want to spend $800 + truck freight to get one. These cross bars are perfect for carrying my 14' canoe, plus whatever else with various cargo carrying accessories. They are light, yet combined carry near 100+ lbs. of gear. There is a rubber strip in the top slot, bottom slots and plastic strips to seal those, once you slide the feet in the correct distance to be even on both sides for your vehicle, and black, plastic end caps to finish it off. You'll need a tape measure and 10mm socket wrench to attach to the feet, then re-tighten periodically for safety. They look great on mr ride, and I can deal with the rubbing/ humming sound, after putting them on, although it does sound like my tires rubbing the fender wells... 84838


Comments

Im still loving the Rhino Rack setup, including the Nautic 581 saddles. They bars were easy to remove for winter snow clearing, and to put back on in the Spring for my new kayak. The rack and straps all work great, and I recommend etrailer to anyone that asks where I got it.

Jason D - 08/06/2014

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Thanks for your review Jason. Ive been searching for an option to transport kayaks on my naked FJ and your review sealed the deal. Now Im off to buy kayaks. :-

-- comment by: Dave - 08/31/2014

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- RRVA126B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


I love my Rhino Vortex roof racks. They look great, are sturdy, and there is no wind noise up to 70 mph (haven't been on the freeway yet). eTrailer was great and made the proper component selection easy. Now, the -1 star... The instructions provided by Rhino were horrible or non-existent. The cross bar literally had no instructions and I couldn't even find them for my model online. Between being a handy guy and watching other Rhino videos on YouTube, I figure it out. Maybe most people have professional installers put them on. 375802


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Love the Rhino rack! Sometimes I think I could stand the truck Grand Cherokee upside down on it! It was a little tricky to install, but once I found YouTube vids I was good to go.

StuWithAU - 05/05/2018

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- RRVA150S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


The racks look great and are solidly anchored. I have yet to use them under load but I am pleased with the final product so far. My only complaint was that the assembly process is difficult to understand unless you Google the help videos. The assembly process is confusing and tedious until you gain an understanding of the overall setup. 413891



- RRVA126B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


These crossbars were easy to install, are sturdy when installed and look great on my factory side rails when installed with the SX Series legs. The standard end caps are an all-plastic affair and use a little key to engage a cam lock. That plus the distance from the end of the crossbar to the nut that tightens the foot onto the rail keeps things relatively secure. Most people probably want to opt for proper locking end caps, though. The rubber vortex strips look nice and give items something grippy to rest on. I haven't tried a load test yet but did drive around in moderate wind on the highway in multiple directions. Other than a slight whistle at 70 mph, you'd never know they were there. Overall, real happy with the product and looking forward to hauling some stuff around with them. 248807



- RRVA137B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Excellent Product. Very satisfied with fitment and looks. Thanks to etrailer for being knowledgeable in their product line and great customer service. 586448



- RRVA126B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Easy to read instructions, easy to install. Watched the install video a few times just to be sure! They do whistle a bit at highway speeds, but certainly not unbearable. In fact, I was surprised as to how quiet they are. It's to be expected, especially when paired with kayak j-racks. So happy with this purchase and I would definitely recommend them! 559818



- RRVA137S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Installed on a 2013 Explorer. Went on perfectly with the SXB legs. Bars extend past the legs 3" for a very nice appearance. Silver bars/black feet on a silver Explorer is perfect. Will likely use the bars to mount a cargo carrier on (16-18 CF) but haven't done it yet. Just the most faint/slight whistle at 65 MPH. Can only be heard with no radio on. Absolutely no issue. Solid as a rock. 286955



- RRVA126S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Cross bars are great! Easy install. Except for the little plastic strips that go under and between mounts. They can be a bear to measure and install properly,but definitely need to go on to avoid any whistle noise. Just gotta say what a great experience it is dealing with etrailer. Rep, Kelly was very helpful in part selection and order processing. I will most assuredly use etrailer again for my next Jeep accessories purchase. 258541



- RRVA126B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


I love the product. The only thing that I was unclear about at the time of purchase was that the additional adjustable bars weren’t included as a set. I have yet to purchase those and would like to get a quote on the best price possible for those. Thanks for all your help with this. 545782



- RRVA126S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


The complete rack went together very easy, they are very sturdy and a great value for the price. Would recommend to anyone looking for a sturdy, aerodynamic rack. 332971



- RRVA150S-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


The rhino rack is well made but suffers from the flat bottom rubber feet. Since nearly all cars and trucks have roof seams, foot pads should be stepped to engage the seam like other racks such as Thule does. It's unlikely that very many different shapes would be needed to fit most vehicles. Rhino tech didn't agree with my assessment. 420713


Comments

Rack is working out very well. My issue with the flat rubber pads really cant be resolved because the seams on the Ram arent deep enough to allow a stepped pad. Ive also had a problem with the filler rubber strips coming out when sliding boats on. Overall, its a very good rack.

Rich W - 08/15/2018

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- RRVA118B-2
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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


I've loaded up my car multiple times and never had an issue, lumber from homedepot/lowes or varying kayaks/canoes, the roof rack handles well 240445



- RRVA126S-2
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Please see my review about the Rhino Rack Legs for these Aero Crossbars. They work great! Very little noise, if any at all. My only issue was the lack of documentation. I had to figure out how to get the end caps off myself (and if I didn't have the legs, which came with a "key", I wouldn't have been able to get the end caps off because the "key" is stored within the runner of the Crossbars). Anyway, so far, these have worked great. I put a Rola roof carrier on them. So far, it's holding up well. We're taking them on a trip from Charlotte to several places in Michigan the week of 4th of July. They'll all get a good workout then. 265337


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Still working great.

Richard B - 07/20/2017

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Purchased for my work vehicle and have been pleased with the looks and ease of installation. 593453



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My Rhino-Rack Aero 2500 roof racks fit solidly on my 2007 Honda Civic EX. I was really impressed with the construction and strength of the rack system. Also the versatility of the 'legs' with a swivel pad allow them to fit any roof pitch perfectly. The clamps are so solid, nothing could knock these racks off. I added a paddleboard attachment and went surfing today. The black racks also look great with the black trim on my silver Honda. Great product at a much better price than Yakima or Thule. 395557



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The product was well packaged and well buffered. The package came a day earlier than the scheduled arrival period. I used the instructions on the website and it took me only 15 Minutes to assemble it and another 20 to set it in my car. Im in love with how it looks on my Civic 2015 and would Highly recommend it to others. The company had a wonderful follow up, from the time I bought the product to its arrival and even after its arrival. Thumbs up to this wonderful team. Here are some pictures of the product on my Civic. 524507



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easy to install but measurements weren't 100% accurate. over all very sturdy. 461954


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Helped me move across the country to Utah and they worked great there. Sold them in June hope theyre working out great for the Guy.

Emanuel R - 12/27/2018

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No problem with the rails after two long trips with a heavy cargo carrier attached. Easy to install. Look good. Stronger and cheaper than Audi rails. 459649



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Delivery was a little slower then I would have liked, but otherwise it was perfect. Great customer service when I called to ask about them. Make sure you read the instructions when you install (I didn't and wasted an hour fooling around with the wrong parts) other then that, the install was smooth as silk. 424344



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Product was just as described. Instructions were very hard to read because they look like a copy of a copy and many of the pictures were very faded, but once you decipher them, installing the roof rack was pretty simple. It seems to be pretty sturdy and now I just need to start shopping for all of the attachments! 184747



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Great product! It fits my Ford Edge perfect. I took a 2000 mike trip without any issues. The cross bars look very nice and the price is very competitive. I would recommend these items to anyone looking to save some money with great quality products. 518447



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As usual etrailer had the parts in stock with an excellent price point. My wife loves her roof rack for her SUP. Also shipping was extremely fast. I always check etrailer first. 400689



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So far so good. The Aero 2500 racks went on in a couple of hours as I was not in a rush, wanted to do it properly and understand all I needed to to remove and reinstall these in the future. I did manage to get the Rhinorack logo facing backward on the front and forward on the back. Sorry, didn’t intend to but I’m not going to reverse them at this point. I did not take pics of these on my 2017 Prius. But they look good, less clunky than my old square Thule racks. 512463



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Great fit. Very sturdy. 512519



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Fairly easy to install onto my 2017 Honda CR-V. The crossbars feel very sturdy and are securely attached to the vehicle. Took me about 30 minutes to get it installed and could be done even quicker if you get help from another person. The bars themselves are a little fat so my Thule ski rack has a super tight fit. There is very minimal wind noise, so I'll probably be getting a fairing for that. The instructions felt a bit jumbled but with just the measurements alone, you can install it with a bit of common sense. 590932


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  • Truck Camper/Topper Roof Rack System for a 2011 Ford F150 Crew Cab with 5-1/2 Foot Bed
  • Rhino Rack produces a full range of track kits that will work on your truck topper. You simply need to choose the length and color for the vehicle. All of these kits include a set of Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero crossbars that have c-channel mounts and are quick-slide to move forward and backwards along the rack as you need it. They are all inclusive and don't require additional parts. 54 inches long, Silver, part # Y02-480 or Black, part # Y02-480B 59 inches long, Silver, part # Y02-490...
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  • Availability of Shorter Track Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars # Y02-500B-ST
  • The tracks of the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars # Y02-500B-ST could be cut shorter if you wanted to but also there is a shorter version of this available too as part # Y02-480B which has 54 inch long tracks instead.
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  • Recommended Rhino-Rack Complete Roof Rack System for Snug Top Truck Camper Shell Bed Cap
  • Rhino-Rack does have a complete kit with shorter crossbars that still have the tracks for your truck cap. It is the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars - Track Mount - Black - 54" Long # Y02-480B. If you want shorter bars than that, there is not a kit but you can create the same thing with individual parts. You can use the Rhino-Rack RTC-Style Roof Rack Tracks - Channel Mount - 63" Long - Qty 2 # RTC16, the legs # RRRLT600, and then add the bar length you desire. You...
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  • Rhino Track Mount Roof Rack for 5' Long Cap on a 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 6-1/2' Bed
  • The Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System # Y02-480B is a confirmed fit for your 2006 Dodge Ram 1500 6-1/2' bed as well as the 8' 1500. The reason it fits both is because the track itself can be cut to length for your specific application. You just need to make sure that the cut is perfectly straight so that it is easier to use the track and the caps fit. If you would rather not cut the track you can just make your own kit with the 54" Vortex Aero Crossbars # RRVA137B-2. the Quick Mount Legs #...
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  • Is a Rhino Rack System With 54 Inch Bars Available?
  • The kit you are looking for is the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System # Y02-480B. This rack has the 54 inch crossbars you were seeking, and is otherwise exactly the same as the kit with 59 inch crossbars you referenced, # Y02-490B. This system does have locks to secure it to your 2014 Chevy Silverado. I've added a link to a video installation of this rack for you to take a look at.
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  • Length of Tracks that Come with the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars Y02-480B
  • 63 inch long tracks are included with the Rhino Rack Roof Rack part # Y02-480B that you referenced. The crossbars are 54 inches long.
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  • Recommended Sliding Rhino-Rack Roof Rack for Leer Cap on a 2016 Toyota Tacoma
  • The 59" rails that come with the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars # Y02-490B that you referenced can be cut to length according to your needs with your 2016 Toyota Tacoma. However, I do recommend going with the part # Y02-480B instead which is the exact same kit just with 54" long rails instead. I went out to the warehouse and found that the rubber pieces at the ends of the rails measure about 2-1/2" so even though the usable part of the rails measures 54" they...
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  • Is Rhino-Rack Track-Mount Vortex Aero Roof Rack Y02-480B a Complete Roof Rack System
  • Yes, the Rhino-Rack part # Y02-480B is a complete adjustable track-mount roof rack system that includes a pair of tracks, four leg assemblies, two aero-style crossbars and locks. This is intended primarily for applications on camper shells, hard tonneau covers, or hardtop resin roofs as found on some RVs. This rack setup could also be installed on the roof of a vehicle such as your 2012 Chevrolet Silverado but we have other custom roof rack options that will not require drilling into...
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  • Can Tracks of Rhino-Rack # Y02-490B Be Cut To Desired Length?
  • The Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Vortex Aero Crossbars - Track Mount - Black - 54" Long # Y02-480B can in theory be used on your 2010 Jeep JKU Wrangler hard top but it is not a confirmed fit. The tracks can be cut to your desired length. Because this system is not a confirmed fit, the rated capacity will most likely be more similar to the 99 lbs of the similar Rhino-Rack Track fit confirmed for your vehicle. That rack consists of # RB1500B-2, # RRRLT600, # RTC12JWMY11,and # RRQMHD05-2...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack Track System for a Fiberglass Truck Topper on a 2019 Toyota Tundra
  • The adjustable roof rack systems are a very popular option for fiberglass truck toppers. They will allow for you to carry a variety of different items such as a cargo box, kayak carrier, or in your case a cargo tray. The best system we have for this is the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack Track System part # Y02-480B. This kit includes a set of tracks, two crossbars, two mounting feet, and everything else you will need to install the system on your truck topper. The reason I recommend this system...
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  • Recommended Adjustable Roof Rack For 2007 Chevrolet Silverado With Camper
  • The adjustable ladder racks we offer for your 2007 Chevrolet Silverado Classic require mounting the tracks to the roof of your cap on the bed of your truck. I recommend part # Y01-120B. This system features the 54 inch heavy-duty square crossbars, and has a C-Channel designed for mounting Rhino-Rack accessories and carriers. This roof rack also has a 220 lb weight capacity.This roof rack also features 63 inch tracks that are attached to the camper shell, or hardtop resin roofs with no...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack for Leer Fiberglass Topper
  • I do have an option for you but the Thule Tracker II System has been discontinued and although there are still a few replacement parts floating around, you will have a very difficult time finding everything you need to reuse your old mounting feet and crossbars. Therefore, I know this might not be want you are wanting but your best option is to just replace the entire system. For replacement, we actually have complete all in one systems that make things super easy. I recommend the Rhino-Rack...
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  • Best Roof Rack for 2013 Honda Ridgeline
  • While there is not a specific fit for a rack system on your 2013 Honda Ridgeline you can still mount one but you will need to cut the tracks. The reason for this is the tracks are all 63 inches long, which is longer than the bed of your truck. You will only need to know the distance across your cap to get the correct length of crossbar. For example, there is the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System # Y02-480B which has 54 inch long crossbars or the # Y02-490B which has 59 inch bars. A better...
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