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Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack - Aluminum - 450 lbs - Silver

Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack - Aluminum - 450 lbs - Silver

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This truck bed ladder rack has aerodynamic load bars that adjust to 32 different heights for ultimate load-carrying versatility. Locking aluminum rack installs easily on your rails, include load stops, and works with most Thule accesseries. Fastest Shipping and Guaranteed Lowest Prices for Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack - Aluminum - 450 lbs - Silver. Read our customer reviews of Thule ladder racks. Call 800-298-8924 for expert service or order your ladder racks part number TH500XT-XK4 by Thule online at etrailer.com.
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Thule Ladder Racks

  • Thule
  • Truck Bed
  • Fixed Rack
  • Aluminum
  • No-Drill Application
  • Over the Bed
  • Adjustable Height
  • 2 Bar
  • Standard Duty

This truck bed ladder rack has aerodynamic load bars that adjust to 32 different heights for ultimate load-carrying versatility. Locking aluminum rack installs easily on your rails, include load stops, and works with most Thule accesseries.


Features:

  • Adjustable-height ladder rack for your truck bed
  • CustomAdjust bars can be raised or lowered to 32 different heights for maximum load-carrying versatility
    • Higher positions let you haul long loads and free up your truck bed for other cargo
    • Lower positions let you easily load cargo and make the rack more aerodynamic
  • QuickDial hand knobs make it easy to raise or lower the load bars
    • Molded numbers on the uprights denote the load bar height
  • T-slot load bar design allows you to easily attach and adjust channel-mounted accessories
    • WindDiffuser rubber strips add finished look to load bars
    • AirTrip technology - ridges in bars redirect air over and under bars to eliminate whistling
  • Aero load stops included to help hold your cargo in place
    • Fit easily into T-slots on the load bars
  • 4 Fully welded mounting rails secure the load bar supports in place on your truck bed rails
    • Easy, clamp-on installation with included specially designed clamps
      • No cutting or drilling required
  • 2 SecureLock clamp covers with Thule One-Key System locks secure the rails to your truck
  • 2 Locking endcaps with Thule One-Key System locks secure the upright load bar supports to your truck
  • Versatile load bars accept most Thule clamp-on and channel-mount carriers and accessories
    • Some accessories may require Thule Xadapt adapters (sold separately)
  • Reinforced, 600-grade, anodized aluminum construction is durable and rustproof
  • Silver color


Specs:

  • Carrying capacity: 450 lbs
  • Load bar dimensions: 72" long x 3-1/2" wide x 1-1/2" tall
  • Maximum height from top of bed rail:
    • Top of crossbar: 30"
    • Top of load stop: 34-3/4"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


500XT Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable-Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack with Load Stops - Aluminum - 450 lbs - Silver

XK4 Thule Xsporter Pro Truck-Bed Adapter for Toyota Tacoma with Factory Bed-Rail System - Silver

Item # TH500XT-XK4

Installation Details TH500XT-XK4 Installation instructionsAlternate Instructions TH500XT-XK4 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles





Customer Reviews

Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack - Aluminum - 450 lbs - Silver - TH500XT-XK4

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (34 Customer Reviews)

This truck bed ladder rack has aerodynamic load bars that adjust to 32 different heights for ultimate load-carrying versatility. Locking aluminum rack installs easily on your rails, include load stops, and works with most Thule accesseries.

- TH500XT-XK4
by:
2017 Toyota Tacoma

I'm an insurance adjuster with a 2017 Toyota Tacoma and this product is versatile and saves time when needing to disassemble. The Thule ladder rack was easy and simple to assemble, can be done in 304-45 minutes. I carry anywhere from 3 extension ladders and sometimes materials with plenty of room.. It can also carry up to 4 kayaks depending on how they are stacked.. I would recommend this for anyone that needs easy quick dissembling with with no racks sometimes 566462



- TH500XTB-THXK4B
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Box came kinda messed up ,but everything in side was fine ,took about 4 hours to put together, the xk4 clamps were kinda hard to get on there but in the end it was a good catch and being this was a special order for a tacoma 17 456008


Comments
Great, been a year and have taken them off and on and they are still holding strong . Would def buy again if i needed to.
Kevin - 11/30/2018

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- TH500XTB
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Love these because of the adjustability. I can carry my tent lower than the roofline, or use to carry my canoe above it. The adjustable stops make it easy to change depending on whatever load you're running, ladders, plywood, a boat, etc! The black powder coat happens to match my truck perfectly. 463004



- TH500XTB-THXK4B
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Awesome product and awesome service always a pleasure doing business with you folks. Mahalos & Alohas from Hawaii... 527247



- TH500XTB-THXK4B
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Great product and very easy to install. Shipping was fast and it fit perfectly on my truck. Thank you! 935399



- TH500XTB-THXK4B
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Excellent product with fast shipping. The bundle contained everything needed to get the rack installed on my Tacoma. 932251



- TH500XTB
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Excellent customer service and even sent two videos explaining how to put the rack on and all the features. Thanks fir your help Jenny. 923897



- TH500XTB
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


May be a little tricky to mount on the bedrails, depending on your truck. But simple, clean look! Sturdy and well built! The height adjustment feature works well. Very nice addition to the truck! 917415



- TH500XTB
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


887247



- TH500XTB-THXK4B
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


This rack looks great on my 2017 Toyota Tacoma. My truck has a hard top Tonneau cover and bed rail system. The rack will fit look closely at my pictures for installation.This was not hard to do if you are mechanically inclined. It will take you a bit of time to mount on the truck. Rack come with keys to keep someone from taking it. After seeing firsthand what it took to mount on the truck if a crook wants this rack it will take him/her a good amount of time to remove even if you do not put the locks on the bed rail clamps. Good and solid with the canoe on top. I gave it several test runs on the interstate at 70 mph.Would have gave this rack five stars but it takes a bit of messing around to install. Leaving for and eight hour tip to the Adirondacks soon i will update this when i return. 863229



- TH500XTB-THXK4B
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


The set a if Ladder Racks went together real easy. I put them together myself in a little over an hour. I think the look perfect too. 852277



- TH500XTB
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Easy to order. Arrive few days later. 802413



- TH500XTB
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Did some trimming on the truck bed rail to get max distance between brackets. I use the raise lower and removal function often and it’s ease to do. Only con is that I haven’t found a tonneau cover that works with it due to the bracket wrapping the bedrail. 793453



- TH500XTB
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Probably the best rack I have ever purchased, I was looking for a ladder rack that could adjust easily to fit in a parking garage. Directions were very clear and easy to follow. All required tools are supplied. This rack can be removed fast if needed, and has lockable fittings to keep others from easily removing it. 765748



- TH500XT
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Muy buen producto [very good product] 747209



- TH500XTB
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


I have loaded this with lumber and other construction equip. Has not failed. Some times reinstalling the racks is a little frustrating but patience pays off. Once I entered a parking garage and forgot they were up because they are adjustable, got out of truck and lowered them which only takes a minute and was still able to park . Like these . 736279



- TH500XTB-THXK4B
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


This rack is perfect for my purpose. I routinely get lumber for woodworking that is 12 foot long. With this rack and a rooftop rack option for my Tacoma it is very easy to transport it. The only thing that would improve it is if it were somehow modified so that it could be adjusted down all the way. The Tacoma truck bed sides get in the way of lowering the rack very far. 713142



- TH500XTB
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


It’s heavier duty then I thought it was which is awesome and there customer service truly is spectacular. [thumbs up] 707948



- TH500XTB
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


This is a fantastic product! Looks great, adjust easily. With the toolbox and ladder racks down it really gives the truck a unique look. Less than 5 minutes they can be adjusted up to carry whatever is needed. I attach my hullavator kayak cradle to it in another couple of minutes and am ready to easily load kayak. I couldn’t be more satisfied. 601832



- TH500XT
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Still perfect, standing up to use very well 517043



- TH500XT
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Easy transaction, the box arrived torn but there was nothing missing or damaged. Great price and service. Had a question and called and spoke to Lori AB. and received excellent service. Have purchased from etrailer before and will continue to make purchases with them. 516696



- TH500XT
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


More expensive than other racks but I was impressed with the quality of the components, the directions and even the packaging. I wanted racks that I could adjust as low as possible to ease the loading of kayaks and just clear the cab. These adjust to just about any height you'd want in 3/4 inch increments. My only doubt is whether the C clamps that secure the bases to the bed rails might loosen over time. 465973


Comments
With a years use now on the racks, Ive been pleased with them. The C clamps have needed to be tightened once, maybe twice but I have used the racks many times and sometimes on some fairly rough roads.
James N - 01/09/2019

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- TH500XT
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


The Thule rack has met all of my expectations quality, ease of installation, and versatility. My install is on a utility trailer used for various tasks. Removing and replacing the rack takes about 15 minutes, highly recommend this product. 420392



- TH500XT
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Easy install. Arrived timely. Customer service was awesome. 391382


Comments
Awesome product still! Thank you
Kevin K - 06/28/2018

40278

- TH500XT
by:

Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


Very expensive with poor bolt design for top rails. Bolts can easily fall out. Replacement bolts from Thule require the purchase of a whole package for $52. For the price expected a better design 351746


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Ask the Experts about this Thule Ladder Racks

  • Will Thule Xsporter Pro Truck Bed Ladder Rack Work With Tonneau Cover On 2017 Toyota Tacoma
    There is no bed-mount rack that will work with the Tonneau cover you said you are considering for your 2017 Tacoma. The installation of the Tonneau cover has rails that run on along the inside of the truck bed rails. We have one ladder rack # TH500XT-XK4 by Thule that is designed to fit your Tacoma and the clamped feet for this ladder rack fit over the inside edge of the bed rails and the feet for the upright bars extend below the bed rails of the truck.
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  • Height Range of the Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack part # TH500XT-XK4
    I checked with Thule and there isn't a minimum height restriction for the Thule Xsporter part # TH500XT-XK4 installed in your 2016 Toyota Tacoma. The height range as measured from the top of the bed rails of the truck is 6 inches to 31-1/2 inches. This would easily lower down below the height of the cab of your truck.
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  • Ladder Rack with Adjustable Load Stops that Fits 2017 Toyota Tacoma with Deck Rail System
    For your 2017 Toyota Tacoma with the deck rail system we have the Thule Xsporter Pro part # TH500XT-XK4 which is a confirmed fit. It also comes with adjustable load stops as well. The height of the ladder rack's crossbars is adjustable as well.
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  • Is it Hard to Remove a Crossbar from Thule Xsporter Pro Truck Bed Ladder Rack on 2017 Toyota Tacoma
    The crossbars on the Thule Xsporter ladder rack # TH500XT-XK4 just bolt onto the uprights so taking one off can be done with simple hand tools or powered drive tools. You could also lift the crossbar and 2 uprights off but that would require 2 people to do it easily. So as far as removing just the crossbar I would give it a 2 out of 10 difficulty. Another option if your 2017 Toyota Tacoma does have the deck rail system is to loosen where the uprights attach to the bed, slide the whole...
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  • Is Thule Hull-A-Port Aero Kayak Carrier Compatible with Thule XSporter Pro Ladder Rack
    Yes, the Thule Hull-A-Port Aero Kayak Carrier w/ Tie-Downs # TH849000 is compatible with the Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack # TH500XT-XK4. This kayak carrier mounts inside the T-Slot channels on top of the crossbars. The XSporter Pro # TH500XT-XK4 that you referenced is for a 2016-2020 Toyota Tacoma with the Deck Rail System. I've attached videos of both the ladder rack and kayak carrier for you to check out, but if you have a different pickup let me know...
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  • Strongest Ladder Rack for 2018 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab with Deck Rail System
    For your heavy-duty application I recommend the Thule T-Rac Pro2 Ladder Rack # TH37005XT which is rated for 1000-lbs. This fixed-height rack is aluminum so there is no worry about rust or corrosion. The slotted crossbars let you easily mount and adjust accessories such as the included heavy-duty load stops. If you prefer a rack with a 3rd over-the-cab crossbar we have that option too with Pro2 rack # TH37005XT-EX. These Thule racks are the highest capacity ladder racks for your truck. If...
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  • 2018 Tacoma Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack Recommendation
    The 422xt and all of the adapters associated with it were discontinued a while back so we don't have a way to adapt it to fit your 2018 Toyota Tacoma. Only real solution we'd have would be a new Thule Xsporter part # TH500XT-XK4 which does fit your truck and would work well. The install video I attached shows this rack installed on a 2018 Tacoma just like yours.
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  • Can Thule Xsporter 422XT Ladder Rack Be Installed on 2019 Toyota Tacoma Deck Rail System
    I reached out to my contact at Thule regarding the Xsporter Adaptper Kit # THXK4 and your existing 422XT model Xsporter Ladder Rack, which is no longer in production. She unfortunately wasn't able to offer a sure answer on this, as the two items simply haven't been tested together since the 422XT was discontinued a while before the new adapter kits started being made. There's a chance the kit will work to allow installation with the deck rail system on your 2019 Toyota Tacoma, but I'm...
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  • What is the Difference Between Models of Thule XSporter?
    I spoke with a representative of Thule, who told me that they did not classify the 450 lb weight capacity of the Thule XSporter # TH500XT as either static or dynamic and that you only needed to have a capacity of less than 450 lbs and you would be fine. As far as the models you referenced, the only difference is fit. The The Thule XSporter # TH500XT is a fit for a 2017 Nissan Titan, while the # TH500XT-XK3 is for a 2005 - 2015 Toyota Tacoma with a Deck Rail System while the # TH500XT-XK4...
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  • Height Adjustable Truck Bed Ladder Rack Recommendation for 2016 Toyota Tacoma
    The height of the uprights on the Rola Haul Your Might T3 part # 59799 are fixed at 25 inches. If you wanted a height adjustable ladder rack for your 2016 Toyota Tacoma with Deck Rail System you would want the Thule Xsporter Pro part # TH500XT-XK4. This rack last the height adjustability of 0 inches up to 27 inches.
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  • What Adapter is Needed to Install Thule Xsporter Pro on a 2016 Toyota Tacoma
    If you are wanting to install the Thule Xsporter Pro on your 2016 Toyota Tacoma the correct part number is # TH500XT-XK4. The # THXK3 you referenced is for the older Tacomas. For your 2016 Tacoma the included adapter is the part # THXK4 which is what your truck would need. The tonneau of your truck would need to come off too since the rack wraps around the inside of the bed rail which is where you tonneau would attach.
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