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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 side rails, includes load stops, and works with most Thule accessories. 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 by Thule online at etrailer.com.
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Thule Ladder Racks

  • Thule
  • Truck Bed
  • Fixed Rack
  • Aluminum
  • Over the Bed
  • No-Drill Application
  • 2 Bar
  • Adjustable Height
  • 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 side rails, includes load stops, and works with most Thule accessories.


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 - 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
  • Application: universal design fits most full-size and compact trucks
    • Mounting kit (THXK3 - sold separately) required for Toyota Tacoma 2005-2015
    • Mounting kit (THXK4 - sold separately) required for Toyota Tacoma 2016 to current
  • 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

Replaces 500

Item # TH500XT

Installation Details TH500XT Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles




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

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




Video Transcript for Thule Xsporter Pro Truck Bed Ladder Rack Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at the Thule Xsporter Pro. This adjustable height bed-mounted ladder has a 450 pound weight capacity. Its part number is TH500XT. The fully adjustable rack offers very simple operation. It comes equipped with our quick dial knobs here. Just unscrew it, and as you can see that side is already freed up. We'll come over here to the driver's side, do that same thing.

As you can see, they can be adjusted all the way down to where the side rails are actually resting right down on top of the bed, mostly all the way up to where they're sitting flush with the bottom of this clamp on the side. Now, on each arm there are numbers. They're going to make it really easy to set. You're not going to have to go through and count the slots and spend all day trying to figure out which notch you've got it in. Each one of them is numbered. It's going to make it really easy to get your rack set right where you want it.

Get this to our number, and we'll just tighten that dial right down. The Xsporter is equipped with a full length T-slot on top of the both of our load bars. When not in use, they have a nice rubber wind diffuser that'll fit into the slot. When we want to use it, we can simply pull out our diffuser, and we'll set it aside. You can see that's going to open up the channel that runs the entire width of our bar. This is going to help it to accept most accessories. The load stops, as you see here, are going to be included.

But you've got any number of different items that will easily go into the Thule T track system and allow it to be used. We're going to find the Thule One Key system on the base of our clamp and also at the end of our load bar. This is to help prevent our clamp from being removed, keeping our bases affixed to our truck. Another feature of the Xsporter Pro is going to be its simply installation. There's no drilling required. You've got two allen bolts and a track that runs all the way under the bar, so this is made to accommodate the narrowest beds, I'm using a Nissan Frontier here, up to the widest that they offer. This is going to accommodate it. We've gone ahead and tightened those back down, and we've installed our four clamps here on our front bar.

I'll show you how to install these last clamps. We place our rubber pad underneath the side support or the side rail. Our clamp is going to consist of a C. As you can see, there's a tab on one side. That's going to be our top. The bolt comes in the bottom. On top of the bolt, you're going to see a spreader. This is going to spread out the energy of that bolt across the wider area, giving us a better purchase. The locking clamp has a simple addition. As you can see, there's an allen bolt there, and then the little T block. Two of your clamps, one clamp on each set of the rack, you'll want to have that on so you can put that lock and cover on. We'll bring our clamp around the underside of the bed rail and allow it to rest right into our slot. We'll then start tightening our bolt down, run it down hand tight, and then we'll finish tightening it with our allen key. Then it's just a matter of sliding our cover over, turning the key. Just like that, we're ready to load up some gear. Once we have the ladder positioned where we want it, we'll go around to our four load stops. We're going to bring them right into the edge of our ladder. That's going to keep our load from shifting side to side, and it's also going to offer us, at each corner, a couple good connection points. We've got the larger opening here, and also a small hook right here. No matter what we've got loaded up, or what we're going to be hauling around, we should be able to get it secured to our vehicle, using our load stop. The versatile load bars will accept most Thule clamp on and channel mount carriers and accessories. Some accessories may require the Thule XADAPT adapters. That part number is THXADAPT9. We're now going to take it out through our test course so you can see exactly what it looks like in action. We'll start by going through the slalom. That's going to show you the side to side movement of our rack. We'll then go into the alternating bumps. This applies a twisting force to the car, so you can see how that's going to work. Once we get to our solid speed bumps, just like any other speed bumps, it's going to lift the car up and down, and you can see how sturdy our rack is. That's going to complete today's look at the Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Ladder Rack with Load Stops, part number TH500XT. .


Customer Reviews

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

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (25 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 side rails, includes load stops, and works with most Thule accessories.

- TH500XT
by:

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:

I ordered a truck rack Monday Sept 17th just after 8am pacific time. Within an hour I received an e-mail that the order was being processed. A short time later i received an e-mail that the order had shipped . I received my order on Friday the 21st. I have installed the Rack in my truck and it looks great. I am a return customer and would recommend etrailer to anyone in the market for any items they may need. Etrailer your great. Thanks for the fantastic service. 55799



- TH500XT
by:

Muy buen producto [very good product] 747209



- TH500XT
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Still perfect, standing up to use very well 517043



- TH500XT
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2005 Dodge Ram Pickup

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
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2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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:

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


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

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- TH500XT
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2015 Ford F-150

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



- TH500XT
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Nissan Frontier

Fits my Nissan frontier,easy to install,classy looking,Fast shipping ever.Thanks Megan for helping me get my shipment.I plan to use this for work during the week and for my bike's on the weekend.I saw a lot of other ladder racks online they were not as nice as this one.Thanks. 317276



- TH500XT
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2010 Toyota Tundra

Look and feel of quality components. Straight forward installation. 212536



- TH500XT
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2010 Ford F-150

Easy to install. easy to use. An ideal piece of equipment for the back of your truck. 153295


Comments
would this fit on a 2015 GMC Sierra Crew Cab short bed?
-- comment by: Dan Z - 02/20/2015

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sent to expert

-- Patrick B - 2/25/2015


- TH500XT
by:

EXCELLENT 106629



- TH500XT
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got it put together, when it arrived i was a little bummed , shipping wasn't kind to my rack, has some dents in the cross bars but, i put some surfboard pads on and i can live with it. It works great, just went and bought a massive SUP board so all is good. thx much steve e. 101201



- TH500XT
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Very well made strong and sturdy,love i t. 99730



- TH500XT
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I do a lot of online ordering, and etrailer stands out for their prompt service and rapid delivery at a great price... Highly recommendable, Good Work etrailer Staff! 42950



- TH500XT
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this product was great, great aluminum material, really solid rack for sure, easy installation, and adds a great look to the truck, shipping couldnt have gone any faster, by far the cheapest place ive found for this ladder rack. Thanks Etrailer.com!!!!!!! 27787



- TH500XTB-THXK4B
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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
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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-XK4
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Review from a similar Xsporter Pro in Ladder Racks


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
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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
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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



- 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


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Ask the Experts about this Thule Ladder Racks

  • How To Secure A Kayak To The Thule Xsporter Pro Truck Bed Ladder Rack
    I do have a recommendation for you, however, Yakima does not make an adapter for the Yakima HullHound Kayak Saddles w/ Tie-Downs part Y04079 that will allow them to work with the Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack part # TH500XT. In order to secure a kayak to the Xsporter crossbars, I recommend using a set of tie down straps like the Erickson Cam Buckle Tie-Down Straps part # 05605 and foam blocks like the Malone Foam Kayak Block for Truck Racks part # MPG159...
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  • Ladder Rack Compatible with Tonneau Cover on 2015 Toyota Tundra SR5
    The Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack - Aluminum - 450 lbs - Silver # TH500XT is not compatible with a tonneau cover because it attaches on the inside of the bed rails. Tonneau covers use that same space so the two are not compatible. If you have a tonneau that fits inside the bed rails of your Tundra, then you can use the Thule TracRac Sliding Rack # TH43002XT-610 for 6.5 foot bed or # TH43002XT-011 for 8 foot. The Adarac Pro Series Custom Truck Bed Ladder...
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  • Will The Thule Hull-A-Port Work With The Thule Xsporter Pro
    In order to mount the Thule Hull-A-Port Kayak Carrier w/Tie-Downs part # TH834 to the Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack part # TH500XT on your vehicle, you will want to use the Watersports Adapter for Aeroblade/Aeroblade Edge Bars part # THXADAPT11 as confirmed by Thule.
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  • Crossbar Spread for Thule WingBar Evo Roof Rack for 2019 Honda CRV and Roof Box Recommendation
    The Thule Wingbar Roof Rack system part # TH711420 part #TH710501 and part # TH145046 for your 2019 Honda CRV does require a crossbar spread of exactly 27.5 inches per the instructions for part # TH145046, which is the fit kit for the bare roof of your CRV. This is due to the roof rack being custom fit for the bare roof of your CRV and is designed to install, handle the most weight, and line the contours in those exact locations on your roof. I have linked the instructions for that part...
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  • Replacement Bed Rail Clamps and T-Bolts for Thule Xsporter Pro Ladder Rack
    We have each of the replacement parts you need for your Thule Xsporter Pro Ladder Rack # TH500XT (Silver) or # TH500XTB (Black). The bed rail clamps you referred to are sold individually, so you will need Replacement Bed Rail Clamp # 8523159001 (Silver) or # 8523159002 (Black). As for the "t-plate" you referenced, I believe you were asking about the Replacement T-Slide Casting for Thule Xsporter Pro Ladder Rack # 8523164001. As for bolts, the only bolts that this rack uses are the Replacement...
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  • Can Uprights on Thule Xsporter Pro Ladder Rack be Lifted Up and Out Easily
    There is a cap on the bottoms of each of the uprights that adjust up and down. You would need to unlock and remove the caps to take the uprights all the way out. I have included a picture showing what the caps look like when removed. So yes, you can easily remove the uprights when needed. I have also included a link to a video showing a typical installation for you.
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  • Will the Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack fit a 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab 6.4 ft bed
    I checked with Thule and yes, the Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack # TH500XT that you referenced will work on your 2013 Dodge Ram 1500 Quad Cab with a 6.4 ft bed. I attached a review and installation video for the ladder rack for you to check out also.
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  • How Tall is the Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack and Will I Have Enough Cab Clearance to Haul my Kayaks
    The Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack # TH500XT is adjustable up to 27 inches. This is an overall height adjustable measurement. I measured one that we had on hand, and this measurement is from the top of the base assembly (that attaches the rack to the bed rails of your truck) to the bottom of the load bars. Additionally, the load bar is 1-5/8 inches wide, so the total measurement from the bed rail to the top of the load bar would be 28-5/8 inches. I have included...
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  • Toolbox Compatible Ladder Rack for 2014 Ford F250/350 Pickup
    The answer to your question will depend on what kind of toolbox you have. If you have a chest style that sits completely between the bed sides without resting on the top of the bed sides, the Thule # TH500XT Xsporter would work fine. If you're speaking of a crossover style toolbox that rests on the bed sides, the Xsporter would not work for you. The T-Rac Pro 2 # TH37003XT from TracRac would allow you to mount your toolbox, using the integrated mounts shown in the photo I've provided...
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  • Adjustable Height Ladder Rack Compatibility with Tonneau Cover
    We do have an adjustable height ladder rack in the Thule Xsporter Pro # TH500XT, but the height adjustment requires the vertical load bar have the ability to lower into the bed so a tonneau cannot be used with it. This is a confirmed fit for your 2018 Ford F-150. We do have the sliding rack like # TH43002XT-501 that are able to be used with certain tonneau covers like # BAK39327, but they are only adjustable in crossbar spread and not vertical adjustment. If you have a different size...
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  • Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack Replacement End Caps
    The Replacement End Cap for Thule Xsporter Pro Truck Bed Ladder Rack # 852-3214001 for the # TH500XT will work the same on both sides. Thule uses the same part number for both ends. My assumption is the 1 of 2 and 2 of 2 was to ensure you received the correct number of end caps in the box.
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  • Is There a Tonneau Cover Compatible with a Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack?
    There is not a tonneau cover that is confirmed to fit a Thule Xsporter Rack # TH500XT. The covers all are limited because they need the same mounting location as your Xsporter. There are a few companies that have figured out that they can use the internal mount tonneau and a stake pocket mounted roof rack so they don't interfere, but no company has yet made a tonneau compatible with the adjustable height Xporter. You would need to use a soft cover tonneau and customize both the frame...
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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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  • How Tight do the Clamps Need to be When Installing the Thule Xsporter on a 2012 Ford F-150
    Per the instructions for the Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack # TH500XT you are supposed to tighten the bolts on the clamps down to 10 ft-lbs. If you really cranked down on it and overtightened it then that is probably why your bedrail is deformed. If you didn't put the shims in-between the brackets and the bed rail then that could also be contributing to it as well. As for bringing your plastic bed rail covers to their original shape; you can try a heat...
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  • Can Thule Xsporter Pro 500XT Bars Be Moved Closer Together
    I spoke with my contact at Thule about bringing your Xporter Pro # TH500XT bars closer together. He said there should be no problem bringing the bars closer together to accommodate your ski box sitting lower, but recommended keeping the bars as far apart as possible.
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  • Recommendation for Ladder Rack for 2014 Ram 1500 with Ram Box Tool Box Feature
    All of the ladder racks we offer for your 2014 Ram 1500 with the Ram Box tool box feature can be seen on the link provided at right. All of these are the multi-bar type (either 2 or 3 bars). It sounds like you may be looking for a headache rack, which is a single-piece item that mounts just behind your cab. The second link at right will show you all options for your 2014 Ram 1500. Please note that some products are NOT compatible with the Ram Box, or with the 5-1/2-foot bed. At...
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  • Can Thule Xsporter Install on Bed Rails With Covers
    The bed rail covers of your 2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 can be left on when you install the Thule Xsporter part # TH500XT that you referenced. If you check out the install video I attached that also shows a 2016 Silverado you can see the covers are left on the bed rails.
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  • Adjustable Ladder Rack Systems for 2015 Silverado 2500 Crew Cab
    For your 2015 Silverado 2500 crew cab with 8-foot bed we offer two choices in an adjustable height ladder rack system. Thule's Xsporter ladder rack # TH500XT has a 450-lb capacity and aluminum construction. Its bar height relative to the bed rails can be adjusted from 6- to 31-1/2-inches. It will fit trucks without the bed rail system. An installation video is linked for you. The other option is the Bully rack # CG-902 rated for 500-lbs and featuring steel construction. This rack offers...
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  • Availability of the Thule Xsporter Pro for a 2016 Toyota Tundra
    We do have the Thule Xsporter Pro available for your 2016 Toyota Tundra as long as it doesn't have the Deck Rail System. The Xsporter comes both in Silver # TH500XT and in Black # TH500XTB, and is compatible with any of the 5-1/2 foot, 6-1/2 foot, or 8 foot bed lengths that the Tundra comes with. I have attached a couple of review videos that you can check out as well.
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  • Parts Needed to Secure Kayaks and Ladders to Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack
    The Thule Xsporter Pro part # TH500XT that you referenced comes with load stops on the crossbars already so that would be the base for how you would want to carry the ladders. If you needed replacement load stops or wanted an additional set you'd want the part # 753-3761. For straps then to hold the ladders to the rack the part # IMF12636 would be a great option as well. For a kayak carrier the Hull-A-Port part # TH834 and the adapter # THXADAPT3 would be a great way to carry each of...
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  • Ladder Rack for a 2013 Ford F-150 with a Capacity of 500 Pounds
    The carrying capacity of the Thule Xsporter ladder rack # TH500XT is 450 pounds which will be 50 pounds less than what you need. For a 500 pound capacity rack we have some options from Access. For an 8 foot bed use # A70590. And for the 5-1/2 foot bed use # A70490. Before using the roof top tent I recommend making sure the truck roof has the capacity for the weight you want to put on it. This information may be found in the owners manual. Another option you might want to consider...
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  • Ladder Rack Recommendation for a 2014 Dodge Ram 1500 with RamBox
    I have a solution for you, but since you have the RamBox in the bed of your 2014 Ram 1500 there aren't any ladder racks that will attach to your bed rails. Instead you would want the Rhino Rack T-Load Support Bar and Half Roof rack that consists of the following parts. Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbar # RRVA150S Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Half Leg Kit # RRRLKVAH Custom DK Clamps and Pads for Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack System # DK043H Thule Goalpost # TH997 This will use...
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  • Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack Recommendation for 2017 Ram 3500
    For your 2017 Ram 3500 the Thule Xsporter Pro part # TH500XT fits the long and short bed versions but not versions of the truck that have the Ram Box bed rails. I am not totally sure if that's what you were trying to say that you have or not, but at this time nothing fits the Ram Box trucks since the bed rails are tool boxes that fold out. The Xsporter is a great ladder rack. It has a high weight capacity at 450 lbs and has adjustable height settings as well.
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  • Can Uprights of Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack be removed when Not in use
    Yes you could take just the uprights off and leave the 4 bases on the truck for the Thule Xsporter Pro ladder rack # TH500XT. To do that you would have to remove the end caps from the bottoms of the uprights so they can be removed from the bases. I have included a link to a video review of this ladder rack for you.
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  • What are the Dimensions of the Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack Crossbars
    If you mean the length of the bars from side to side on the Thule Xsporter ladder rack # TH500XT they are 72 inches. If you mean the width front to back of an individual bar they are 3-5/8 inches wide and 1-3/4 inches tall.
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  • Dimensions for Ends of Crossbars on Thule Xsporter Ladder Rack
    The ends of the crossbars on the Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack # TH500XT referenced in your question feature a width of 3-1/2 inches and a height of 1-5/8 inches. I went out to the warehouse to confirm these measurements and attached a picture to assist. If you happen to be needing replacement caps for the end of the bars, you will just need part # 852-3214001.
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  • Will a Yakima Cargo Box Fit on the Thule Xsporter Pro Adjustable-Height Truck Bed Ladder Rack
    If your Yakima cargo box uses the mounting hardware like # Y8870084 or # Y90135 then it should open up wide enough to fit around the bars on the Thule ladder rack # TH500XT. The hardware can accommodate a bar that is 3-1/2 inches wide which is what the Xsporter bars on the ladder rack are. The bars are also 1-3/4 inches tall so they are within the range of the Yakima clamp-style mounting hardware.
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