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Rhino-Rack Aero Bar Roof Rack for Camper Shells - Track Mount - Black - Thick - 54" Long

Rhino-Rack Aero Bar Roof Rack for Camper Shells - Track Mount - Black - Thick - 54" Long

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Designed for thick surfaces, this roof rack system adapts a camper shell, hard tonneau, or hardtop resin roof to carry gear. Locking, Quick Mount legs mount to tracks. Black, Vortex Aero crossbars accommodate clamp-on and channel-mount gear. Fastest Shipping and Guaranteed Lowest Prices for Rhino-Rack Aero Bar Roof Rack for Camper Shells - Track Mount - Black - Thick - 54" Long. Read our customer reviews of Rhino Rack ladder racks. Call 800-298-8924 for expert service or order your ladder racks part number Y02-480B-ST by Rhino Rack online at etrailer.com.
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Rhino Rack Ladder Racks - Y02-480B-ST

  • Rhino Rack
  • Camper Shell
  • Fixed Rack
  • Over the Bed
  • Aluminum
  • Drilling Required
  • 2 Bar
  • Fixed Height
  • Light Duty

Designed for thick surfaces, this roof rack system adapts a camper shell, hard tonneau, or hardtop resin roof to carry gear. 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 thick 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: 2"
  • 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-ST Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System w/ 2 Aero Crossbars - Track Mount - Black - 54" Long

Installation Details Y02-480B-ST Installation instructionsAlternate Instructions Y02-480B-ST Installation instructions

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Customer Reviews

Rhino-Rack Aero Bar Roof Rack for Camper Shells - Track Mount - Black - Thick - 54" Long - Y02-480B-ST

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (510 Customer Reviews)

Designed for thick surfaces, this roof rack system adapts a camper shell, hard tonneau, or hardtop resin roof to carry gear. Locking, Quick Mount legs mount to tracks. Black, Vortex Aero crossbars accommodate clamp-on and channel-mount gear.

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


A few scratches on the surface out of the box. Vortex sound dampening strips can be found inside the bars once removed from shipping material 730021



- RRVA137B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Excellent rack, very pleased! 713631



- RRVA118B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Easy installation and it looks great on my vehicle. Shipping was fast and excellent customer service (Teresa J) 719189



- RRVA118B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


These Rhino Rack low profile aero cross bars gave us the look that we were going for. Wind noise is minimal if noticeable at all. The Rhino Rack roof rack fit on top of the cross bars perfectly. Great product. 553488



- RRVA118B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


This roof rack is very solid and well-made. It was reassuring when I looked up my car online and saw a video of it being installed on that very car. The instruction manual is a little hard to follow and could be simplified, in my opinion. That said, the instructions and recommended measurements seem to be spot on. 705223



- Y02-490B
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


Very well made 614344



- RRVA137B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


I bought this roof rack for my kayak. Previously, I was just using ratchet straps through the car. I finally got fed up because when it would rain the water would drain in through the straps into the car. I looked a long time and did a lot of research. The Rhino is definitely the best bang for your buck. Super rigid, easy to install, simplifies travel, and looks great. Etrailer, even with the 4th of July, sent the rack quickly. The direction specific for my Honda Cr-V was also very comprehension. Thank you! 539768



- RRVA118B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


I am getting a bit of whistling at around 15-20 mph, but it doesn't happen all the time and can only hear it if sunroof is open. Do not notice any additional noise compared to no roof rack if my sunroof is closed, even if windows are open. Feels very strong once installed and install is pretty straightforward. Still feel it deserves 5 stars as I believe some noise is expected. 703040



- RRVA118B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


The product works as described and couldn't be happier with them. They were easy to put on and work rather well on my roof rack for my Mini Cooper. 714850



- RRVA126S-2
by:

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



- RRVA137B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


These things are strong and quiet! I have them mounted on my Land Rover Discovery Sport using the SRB legs by Rhino Rack. I've had furniture, lumber, ladders, tools, canoe, and a roof rack piled up there at some point or another and I don't have to worry about them slipping at all!!!! I've done this so much that the rubber strips are showing some wear and have frayed a bit where they've pinched the aluminum, but it's still rock solid. That's my only grip. Hopefully the replacement strips are affordable when I replace them in a year or two. I'd buy another Rhino Rack product in a heartbeat. They look great on my car and are strong and quiet on the road. I feel I made the right choice. 604273



- RRVA126S-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


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



- RRVA126S-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


The racks fit perfectly! They are a great fit to my car. They don’t interfere with the sunroof’s operation. I assembled it on my own with no difficulty. It was easy to assemble. The directions it provides to you are easy to follow. The only down side was getting the plastic pieces to lock on the ends of the bars. Other than that they are great and they look great on my car! I plan to use them to transport kayaks! They are very sturdy and very trust worthy for transporting a couple of kayaks. I recommend these racks to anyone who has a 2016 or 2017 Nissan Altima! 487588



- RRVA126B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


The Rhino Rack is a well designed product and very well made - The fit for my car worked well and it took about 45 minutes to assemble, adjust and install. It will work well for transporting bikes and surfboards. The assembly kit included a long shaft hex wrench and handle which made assembly and installation much easier. 707091



- RRVA126S-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


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



- RRVA126S-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


First a big thanks to the Support Team! One of the Vortex Strips that ship inside of the load bars was wedged in there when I received them, and on top of that, not enough of the strips were provided to cover the entire length of the load bars. the etrailer team got them for me from Rhino-Rack and sent them out to me ASAP. Installation was fairly simple. I highly recommend watching the installation video on YouTube in addition to reading the instructions. The instructions are well written, but watching someone else do it made it super easy to understand. Installation took me roughly 1 1/2 hours, mostly because I didn't watch the video until i was about 3/4 of the way done. The racks are very sturdy and make no noticeable wind noise! Grabbing the towers and trying to move or shake them, I am actually moving the car, not the racks. I haven't strapped anything up yet, but I have full confidence that these racks can handle my needs (3 kayaks tied to a stacker system). 679906



- Y02-490
by:

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



- RRVA126S-2
by:

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



- RRVA137S-2
by:

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



- RRVA137B-2
by:

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



- RRVA126S-2
by:

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



- RRVA118B-2
by:

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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- RRVA118B-2
by:

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



- RRVA126B-2
by:

Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Ladder Racks


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



- Y02-480B-NT
by:

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


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Ask the Experts about this Rhino Rack Ladder Racks

  • Installing Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System # Y02-480B-ST on 2016 Toyota Tacoma
    When installing the Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System # Y02-480B-ST on your 2016 Toyota Tacoma you will first remove the Ditch Mould and seals that are covering the factory channels on the roof. You are correct that the Rhino-Rack tracks will then be secured to these channels with the included hardware, essentially taking the place of the removed seals/mould. This will leave you with a really versatile and durable system that can support up to 220 pounds. I have attached the written installation...
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  • Rhino-Rack Crossbar System for Retrax XR Tonneau Cover Channels
    The Rhino-Rack Roof Rack System # Y02-480B-ST that you referenced will technically work to mount to the integrated rails on your Retrax XR Tonneau Cover, however we can provide a better option that doesn't leave you stuck with unnecessary rails. What you can do is simply piece together the system (without the rails) using the Quick Mount Legs # RRRLT600 and a set of Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars, such as the the 54" # RRVA137B-2 that come included with the system you were looking...
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