Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 46" Long - Qty 2

Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 46" Long - Qty 2

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  • Crossbars
  • Rhino Rack
  • Aero Bars
  • 2 Bars
  • 46 In Bar Space
  • Black
  • Locks Included
  • Aluminum
Aerodynamic, aluminum crossbars let you build an aftermarket roof rack for your vehicle. Full-length bars provide plenty of space for carriers and accessories. Vortex strips in C-channels reduce wind noise. Theft-deterring plastic locks included. Lowest Prices for the best roof rack from Rhino Rack. Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 46" Long - Qty 2 part number RRVA118B-2 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Rhino Rack Roof Rack - RRVA118B-2

Aerodynamic, aluminum crossbars let you build an aftermarket roof rack for your vehicle. Full-length bars provide plenty of space for carriers and accessories. Vortex strips in C-channels reduce wind noise. Theft-deterring plastic locks included.


Features:

  • Sleek, low-profile crossbars let you build an aftermarket roof rack for your vehicle
    • Rhino-Rack legs and custom fit kit (sold separately) create a complete roof rack
  • Slim, elliptical crossbar shape helps to create an extremely aerodynamic system
  • Full-length bars extend past roof rack legs to maximize space for carriers and accessories
  • Top channel in each bar lets you add channel-mounted carriers and accessories
    • Clamp-on accessories mount conveniently around bars
  • Rubberized Vortex strips in top channels dramatically reduce drag and wind noise
    • Keep dirt and grime out of crossbars
    • Provide cushioning and slip resistance for your cargo
  • Bottom channels allow easy installation to Rhino-Rack roof rack legs
    • Rulers in channels help to center crossbar on your roof
  • Lightweight, structural-grade anodized aluminum bars are rustproof
    • Internal H-shaped extrusion provides exceptional bar strength
  • Plastic lock cores with universal keys deter theft of channel-mounted accessories
    • Can be upgraded to all-metal locks (RRVA-LEC4 - sold separately) for added security
  • Matte black finish


Specs:

  • Quantity: 2 crossbars
  • Weight capacity: 165 lbs
  • Dimensions: 46" long x 3-1/8" wide x 1-3/16" tall
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero crossbar

These low-profile, aerodynamic Vortex Aero crossbars let you build a stylish aftermarket roof rack from scratch. The crossbars require 4 Rhino-Rack legs (manufactured in 2014 or later) and a custom fit kit to mount it to your roof. Each bar extends past the roof rack legs to maximize the space for mounting carriers and accessories. Rubberized Vortex strips in each crossbar's top channel disrupt airflow for a quiet ride, and the bars are constructed of aluminum so they won't rust. The crossbars also include Secure Core endcaps with plastic locks to help deter theft of channel-mounted accessories.


Aerodynamic Design

Vortex Aero noise-reducing top channel strips

The rubberized Vortex strips in the top channel of each crossbar disrupt airflow with evenly spaced, wave-shaped grooves. This carefully controlled turbulence minimizes wind noise and whistling, so you won't need to add a fairing to your roof rack. And the slim, elliptical Vortex Aero crossbars cut through the air with minimal drag - even at highway speeds.


Strong, Durable Construction

Vortex Aero crossbar H-shaped extrusion

The Vortex Aero crossbars are made of structural-grade anodized aluminum with H-shaped internal extrusions. These extrusions strengthen the bars without adding a significant amount of weight. And the aluminum bars won't rust so you can leave them on your roof year-round.


No-Hassle Installation

Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero bottom channel ruler

Each crossbar has a channel in the bottom for mounting to Rhino-Rack roof rack legs (sold separately). Each end of the channel includes a rubber ruler to help you center the bar on your roof. Simply use the numbers and hash marks on the rulers to ensure the legs are spaced properly in the channel.


Channel-Mounted and Clamp-On Accessories

Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero crossbar top-channel strips

Each Vortex Aero crossbar has a built-in C-channel so you can carry channel-mounted accessories such as bike racks, watersport carriers, and ski racks. The Vortex strips in the top channels come in 3 pieces, so they're easier to adjust than a single long, continuous strip. You can remove, trim, and re-insert the Vortex strips around the mounting hardware of your accessories to keep the crossbar channel capped and quiet. Replacement strips (sold separately) are also available if you remove your accessories or switch to clamp-on accessories.


You can also attach most clamp-on accessories to the bars, and the Vortex strips provide a shock-absorbing, no-slip cushion for any accessories that rest on them.


Built-In Security

Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Secure Core locking endcaps

Each crossbar includes 2 Secure Core locking endcaps made of durable polypropylene. These endcaps lock with a universal tubular key. The polypropylene locks secure the endcaps to the crossbars and help to secure channel-mounted accessories to the crossbars. For maximum security, you can upgrade to endcaps with all-metal lock cores (RRVA-LEC4 - sold separately).



VA118B Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Aluminum Cross Bars - Black - 46" Long - Qty 2





This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

2004 - 2010 Peugeot 407

2005 - 2009 Saab 9-7x

2010 - 2019 GMC Acadia

2017 - 2017 GMC Acadia Limited

1999 - 2005 Audi Allroad Quattro

2013 - 2019 Subaru BRZ

2012 - 2015 Chevrolet Captiva Sport

1996 - 2000 Dodge Caravan

1998 - 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class

2009 - 2013 Mini Clubman

2011 - 2016 Mini Countryman

1997 - 2001 Honda CR-V

2011 - 2016 Honda CR-Z

2016 - 2019 Subaru Crosstrek

2013 - 2016 Mazda CX-5

2018 - 2020 Ford EcoSport

2007 - 2008 Hyundai Entourage

2010 - 2020 Chevrolet Equinox

2002 - 2003 Lexus ES 300

2004 - 2006 Lexus ES 330

2007 - 2012 Lexus ES 350

2008 - 2012 Infiniti EX35

2013 - 2013 Infiniti EX37

2005 - 2005 Ford Explorer

2007 - 2019 Honda Fit

2007 - 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser

2003 - 2013 Subaru Forester

2013 - 2016 Scion FR-S

2003 - 2012 Infiniti FX35

2013 - 2013 Infiniti FX37

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Video of Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 46" Long - Qty 2


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




Video Transcript for Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars Review

Hey guys. It's Randy here at etrailer.com. Today we're doing a demo on the Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars. These are aluminum aero-shaped crossbar, of course they're designed to work with your Rhino Rack fit kit or leg kit, those are going to be sold separate.As you can see here, this is going to give us a spot on our roof to clear up a lot of space inside our vehicle. We've got a bike rack attached here, simply comes down, straps right around it. Gives us a excellent way to get that transported if we don't want something hanging off the back of our vehicle or if we don't want to take the whole thing apart and try to shove it inside.The aluminum crossbars are going to be lightweight and they're going to be very corrosion resistant, we're not going to have to worry about any kind of corrosion and eventually it dripping down on our vehicle.Now these crossbars are available in several different lengths, so depending on smaller vehicle, larger vehicle, we're going to have the right crossbar to match up with your vehicle.

They're also going to be available, not only the black that we see here, but silver. If you don't like the way a black roof rack looks, you can see with this silver side rails kind of blend in a little bit more if we had silver. That's kinda going to be up to you.The end cap here is something that they have provided a plastic core lock for. You just place this in here, rotate it to the unlock position, that's going to slide off for us. These can very easily be replaced with a locking core if you want a keyed lock to keep everything safe and secure, you can go that route also.Not only does our strip here keep our items from sliding side to side, but it's also going to protect the channel underneath from things running down in and for T-Slot type accessories this thing can be cut, put right back in.

This is going to do an excellent job of eliminating any noises that wind comes across. It won't get in that channel, we're not going to hear any of it.The bars are anodized fully through. Even on the inside here, if moisture happens to get in there and collect, we're not going to have to worry about corrosion. These give us excellent strength. You can see it's hollow, that helps it to stay nice and lightweight, but we have all the integral support here, gonna make 'em extremely, extremely durable.

They will really exceed well past that 165 pound weight rating that they offer, but it's not something you wanna do.The larger rectangle that we have here, that's where we slide in any of the foot pegs that we might need to match our particular vehicle.To ensure that you're accessories that you already have are going to fit or to ensure that you're getting the right accessories, just want to give you the dimensions real quick on our crossbars. From our front edge to our rear edge, we've got about 3-1/8 of an inch, then from the bottom up to the top, it's going to be an inch and 3/16. As long as your accessories are designed to fit that, which most of 'em on the market today are, won't have any issues.I really like the way this roof rack system looks. There are roof rack systems however, that will not overhang like this. Overhanging like what we have here, that gives you additional room for accessories and stuff.

Some people they'll prefer more of a factory look or more of a sleek look. In that case, I think I'd recommend one of the roof rack systems that come and end in the foot pack. We'd have our bar that comes over, but it's going to end right here in this area and be a little bit more sleek than what we have here with our overhanging aero bars from Rhino Rack.That's going to do it for our look at the Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack Crossbars.


Customer Reviews

Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 46" Long - Qty 2 - RRVA118B-2

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (464 Customer Reviews)

Aerodynamic, aluminum crossbars let you build an aftermarket roof rack for your vehicle. Full-length bars provide plenty of space for carriers and accessories. Vortex strips in C-channels reduce wind noise. Theft-deterring plastic locks included.

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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



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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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2009 Subaru Forester

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



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2014 GMC Acadia

Love the rack! Great service! 538784



- RRVA118B-2
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There were no instructions for these but the instructions for the bases told how they were to be installed. These bars are heavy duty and well made. They come with three rubber "vortex" strips that get installed on the top (designed to smooth the air flowing over them) and two plastic measuring strips (to help you align your bars to the bases) that get installed on the bottom. The top (vortex) rubber strips press fit into place with a lip and are best installed without the end caps on as the three pieces together are longer than the bars and one will need to be cut. Not sure why one long piece wasn't provided as there were no instructions. The bottom plastic measuring piece strips fit into the channels on the bottom and can be used to align the bars with the bases to ensure that you have the bars evenly spaced. Once you have the bars spaced you can tighten them down and cut these strips to fit in the inner and outer gaps on the bottom of the crossbar on either side of the base. The plastic end caps come with a key to unlock/secure them to the bars but these seem to be the least secure part of the system. My Yakima J-Bar Kayak racks fit perfectly on this system and are rock solid. For the price of this system I would have liked a little better quality in the caps and covers but other than that it's a very robust roof rack system. 414375


Comments

I like the products pretty much considering it was the only option available for my vehicle. The roof racks do cause a bit more wind noise than I had hoped but Im used to it now and just turn the radio up a bit more. I did go back and read my reviews again and they are still accurate a year later.

Jeff S - 08/03/2018

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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan Limited

Purchased these bars for my 2017 VW Tiguan because they had the highest load rating. I hope to carry a Tepui Car Top tent on these, and they should be able to handle the load just fine since they are very well built. 691456



- RRVA118B-2
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Excellent product. Would definitely recommend this product. Easy install 679141



- RRVA118B-2
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went on well, looks great. first detour from yakima and think it was the right call. 100 bucks cheaper, larger weight limits and looks just as sporty. rating is after one day;) 671914



- RRVA118B-2
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Just finished it and it awesome. What was better than the rack was Olivia who made sure I got the right parts, videos and even a follow up email to check how the install went and to make sure I got my order. Awesomely done etrailer.com and Olivia 668805



- RRVA118B-2
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Very sturdy. I just installed them so I don’t know for sure how they will do but I like them so far. The wind noise is minimal and that’s great. 667163



- RRVA118B-2
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Super fast shipping! Had the carrier installed today. Looks so handsome! Thank you so much! Would definitely purchase from again! 666087



- RRVA118B-2
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These racks are great. I looked at so many and finally decided to go with these and very glad I did. The quality is great, not hard to put together, and not too loud. Although, sunroof open would cause bugs to fly in after bouncing off these so don’t do that. 659969



- RRVA118B-2
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excellent product, hardly any added noise, strong, easy to install. great customer service 657775



- RRVA118B-2
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fit well 644644



- RRVA118B-2
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Great quality 593234



- RRVA118B-2
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etrailer, and their customer service is second to none! I'll always go back here from now on 591515



- RRVA118B-2
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2012 Volkswagen Golf

Product installation was a total breeze! Never installed roof racks before and between their overall simplicity between these and the foot mounts plus the instructions being very detailed and well explained it was a simple and quick install! An absolute amazing product, would 100% recommend to anyone interested! 582063



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Chevrolet Silverado 2500

I received my Rhino-Rack 2500 kit within 48 hours, and install was a breeze. Everything fit as expected. Would definitely purchase here again. 559348



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2016 Subaru Crosstrek

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
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Perfect for easy transportation and super quiet low drag design, 550715



- RRVA118B-2
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2014 Acura TSX

The Rhino Rack black aero crossbars looks look great on our 2014 Acura TSX. There were 2 components involved, the bars themselves and the mounting legs. There was evidently a holdup with the latter (the legs) becoming available, and etrailer kept me updated on the status via both telephone voice messages and emails. Really topnotch customer service. 545869



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Nissan Maxima

Used a few times over the last year since my purchase. Product was shipped as expected, and installation was easier than expected. Product works perfectly....as expected. The build quality and design here is rock solid, and I was impressed by how intuitive the installation and use is. In particular, I like that I can simply reorder a kit one day to transfer the install to another vehicle. I never hesitate to swap this thing off and on my Maxima, since its so fast to do. I recommend that you install the arrow stickers to make this process a breeze. 540812



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2018 Kia Forte

Look great and no wind noise at all 539079



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Chevrolet Equinox

Install was a breeze. Serves the purpose. Looks great on my Equinox. 507930



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Mercedes-Benz

Great bars - very quiet, solidly built, and nice looking. I put these on my Mercedes E350 Wagon. I can fit 4 bikes or a narrow Thule box and 2 bicycles (with pedals removed). Definitely would recommend Rhino Rack. 476453



- RRVA118B-2
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Went right on, everything was as advertised. Great looking rack as well. 474531



- RRVA118B-2
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Happy with everything about it. Arrived really quickly. 465800



- RRVA118B-2
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So far theyre holding up great the aero bars are the way to go 460673



- RRVA118B-2
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Great product easy to install 421420



- RRVA118B-2
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So, when I ordered my stuff I noticed that the cost wasn't charged to my bank. I called to see if my order had been canceled but everything was gathered. Just got my stuff today (a day early) and I everything looks great! If it wasn't 9 at night...and raining I would be outside throwing everything on my car! Great customer service too! I'm not sure why bad reviews are coming in. 356551



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2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Great product. exactly as described. I don't know how they sell it at such a great discount. looks fantastic on the car. 333508



- RRVA118B-2
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The rack was shipped the same day I ordered it and arrived quickly. Easy installation and it fit great. The fit and finish is very good. 329857



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2014 Toyota Camry

Excellent engineering. The rubber feet fit the contour perfectly providing a strong mount. 315403



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2016 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Nice bars, easy installation, fits my 2016 Subaru crosstrek perfectly. Wish it came with metal locks instead of plastic ones. Especially for the outrageous price for the pair. Also should have came with a spare pair of rubber strips for under the bars. If you have to adjust for later bought accessories, it will whistle like a tuning fork without proper length rubber seals underneath. 272485



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Fast delivery and great service. Would highly recommend. 238607



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2008 Mazda 6

I like the aerodynamic design, these bars are pretty quiet even on the interstate! I bought this system for carrying a kayak (I would've gone the model down, but the square bars don't work with the kayak carrier also offered on etrailer.) It took a little time to install, maybe an hour and a half? The bars and feet are rock solid thanks to the clamp kit. 235698



- RRVA118B-2
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This was super easy to install but did take longer than I expected. No real reason. I just under estimated it. So give yourself ample time. About 2 hours is safe so that you can be sure you get it all done. No wind noise at all. Really sleak and sexy looking. 208017



- RRVA118B-2
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Easy to install and directions were spot on with what I needed to do for end results success. 183802



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2015 Subaru Impreza

Great quality and performance for much less than other big name brands. Fits my 15' Impreza Sport great 176836



- RRVA118B-2
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Nice bars good fit and finish. 176662



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2015 Subaru Forester

Good components. Installs easily. Quiet at 70 mph. Arrived quickly. No problems. Thanks 153542



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2000 Subaru Impreza

I installed this on a subaru Impreza. I had everything I needed from the kit that Etrailer packaged in. I also got Thule The Stacker - Rooftop Multi-Kayak Carrier (TH80) to haul up 2 Day Touring Kayaks. I have driven over 2000 miles with this set up, on this trip, and found no issue. Wind noise is minimal to not noticeable with this rack. The results will vary base on how the kayaks are loaded. 139503



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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Roof Rack


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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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Vortex Aero in Roof Rack


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



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


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



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


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



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


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



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


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



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


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



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


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


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  • The racks you see have a different weight capacity depending on if your 2017 Ford Fiesta is a 5-door hatchback or 4-door sedan. For example, the Rhino Rack that consists of Aero cross bars # RRVA118B-2, legs # RRRLKVA and fit kit # DK046 have a 110 lb capacity if installed on a '17 Fiesta that is a 5-door hatchback but the same rack has a 165 lb capacity if installed on a '17 Fiesta that is a 4-door Sedan. Choosing what model of Fiesta you have will lead you to the correct rack. I've attached...
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  • Rhino-Rack Roof Rack and Wind Fairing for 2012 Toyota Camry 4-door Sedan with Naked Roof
  • We can help you select a roof rack that is compatible with your vehicle and with the accessory items you want to use. All roof rack options we offer for your 2012 Toyota Camry 4-door sedan with naked roof are shown on the linked page. These include the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero 2500-Series 46-inch aero bar rack made of parts # RRVA118B-2, # RRRLKVA and # DK321. An install video is included for you. The correct fairing to use on this rack is indeed their 44-inch model, part # RRRF3. I...
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  • How to Carry Three Kayaks on the Roof of a 2018 Chevrolet Equinox
  • In order to fit three kayaks on the roof of your 2018 Chevrolet Equinox, you will first need a roof rack. In order to recommend one I would need to know if you have a bare roof with fixed mounting points or factory raised side rails. If you have the bare roof with fixed mounting points then I recommend the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbar System which is composed of crossbars part # RRVA118B-2, mounting feet part # RRRCL4 , and fit kit part # RRRCP62-BK. If you have factory raised side...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack and Carrier for Kayak and Paddleboard on 2018 Subaru Crosstrek
  • I took a look at the owner's manual of your 2018 Subaru Crosstrek and it stated that your roof's weight capacity was 150 lbs, so as long as the combined weight of the rack, carriers, your kayak and paddleboard are less than that you will be able to transport them. To start you will need a roof rack, and if it has raised side rails I recommend the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero which consists of crossbars # RRVA118B-2 and legs # RRSX100. This roof rack can accommodate the 150 lb roof capacity...
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  • How to Carry 4 Bikes with a 2018 Honda HR-V
  • Since the 2 trailer hitches that we have available for your 2018 Honda HR-V are Class I rated, part # 24932 and part # C11416, you won't be able to carry more than 2 bikes with a hitch mounted bike rack. All Class I trailer hitches are smaller so the extra weight from bikes sitting further away from the vehicle will cause damage to your bike rack, trailer hitch, and possibly your HR-V and bikes. We have 4-bike bike racks that are compatible with your Class I trailer hitch, like the Thule...
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  • RockyMounts TomaHawk Roof Bike Rack for Fat Bikes Compatibility with Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Bars
  • The RockyMounts TomaHawk Roof Bike Rack for Fat Bikes - Wheel Mount - Clamp On - Aluminum # RKY1222 will absolutely fit the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Blade Crossbars like # RRVA118B-2 that are 3-1/8" wide x 1-3/16" tall. I do recommend using the lock cores # RKY0332 to secure your bike to the carrier and your carrier to the crossbars.
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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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  • Roof Rack and Cargo Box Recommendation for 2019 Toyota Corolla
  • For your 2019 Toyota Corolla I recommend the Rhino Rack roof rack part numbers # RRVA118B-2, # RRRLKVA, and # DK383. I really like the Rhino Rack roof racks as they give you a higher quality roof rack but at a better price than the more expensive brands. Then for a smaller cargo box the Thule Force XT part # TH6356B would be a great job. It can hold up to 11 cubic feet is a confirmed fit and is very well made.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack For 2016 Subaru Crosstrek for Rooftop Tent
  • For your 2016 Subaru Crosstrek with raised side rails, I recommend the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 46" Long - Qty 2 # RRVA118B-2 along with the SX series legs # RRSX100. I also recommend you secure your rack to your roof using the locking endcaps # RRVA-LEC4. This system is rated for 165 lbs. The rooftop tents (like you referenced) are load supported by the ladder to assist with the load capacity when you are using it. We have the Yakima SkiRise # Y07407 and...
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation 2019 Hyundai Elantra Sedan
  • For your 2019 Hyundai Elantra 4 door the Rhino Rack roof rack part # RRVA118B-2, # RRRLKVA, and # DK461 would be the kit I would recommend. I really like the Rhino Rack roof racks because you get a very high quality rack at a much better price than the more expensive brands.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack and Cargo Carrier for 2013 Toyota Corolla
  • For your 2013 Toyota Corolla, I recommend the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars # RRVA118B-2, the 2500 Series Legs # RRRLKVA, and the Custom DK Fit Kit # DK152. This is a confirmed fit for your vehicle. I also recommend the metal lock cores # RRVA-LEC4 for when you use the T-channel mounting for accessories that have that mount that fits in the slot on top of your crossbars instead of wrapping around them. Then for your rooftop cargo carrier, I recommend the Thule Force XT Rooftop Cargo...
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  • Will the Rhino Rack Vortex Aero System Fit a 2018 Honda Fit with Sun Roof
  • Yes, the Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Legs for Vortex Aero Crossbars part # RRRLKVA will fit your 2018 Honda Fit with a sun roof. However, Rhino-Rack does not recommend opening the sun roof with the rack installed. In order to complete your roof rack setup you will also need the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars part # RRVA118B-2 and the Custom DK Fit Kit for 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack Legs part # DK438. The above system will provide you with a quality, well made roof rack that has...
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  • Roof Rack and Paddleboard Recommendation for 2016 Honda HR-V
  • For your 2016 Honda HR-V we have the Rhino Rack roof rack part numbers # RRVA118B-2, # RRRLKVA, and # DK454 which is a confirmed fit and would work well. I really like the Rhino Rack roof racks as they are higher quality than most but not quite as expensive as similar racks. Then for a paddleboard carrier the Thule SUP Taxi part # TH810001 would fit and work well. You may have to position the board and carrier to either side of the antenna but this would still work great.
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  • Roof Rack and Fairing Recommendations for a 2012 BMW 1 Series
  • If you want the full European look on your 2012 BMW 135i then I recommend the Rhino-Rack square bar roof rack using the following parts: # RREB118B, # RRRLKVA, # RREB-FK1, # DK328. This rack does attach to the fixed mounting points. If you want aero bars then you can use Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 46" Long - Qty 2 # RRVA118B-2 with Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Legs # RRRLKVA, and custom fit kit # DK328. For a fairing for either of these racks you can use Rhino-Rack...
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  • Do the Rhino-Rack Roof Racks for a 2018 Mazda CX-3 Install/Uninstall Easily
  • The Rhino-Rack roof rack, part # RRRS652B for Black or part # RRRS652 for Silver, actually have a fairly easy installation which also means that they can be removed fairly easily. If you check out the attached installation video (mark 3:28) of a similar Rhino-Rack roof rack, which consists of parts # RRVA118B-2, # RRRLKVA, and # DK384 for your CX-3, on a 2016 Mazda CX-5 you can see that there is one bolt/screw that secures each leg onto the roof of your 2018 Mazda CX-3. It wouldn't be...
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  • Roof Rack and Kayak Carrier Recommendation for 2016 Kia Forte
  • The Rhino Rack roof rack part numbers # RREB118B, # RRRLKVA, # RREB-FK1 and # DK401 is a confirmed fit for your 2016 Kia Forte and would be a great rack for a foldable kayak carrier like the Thule Hull a Port Pro part # TH848 which is a J-style rack that can fold down when not in use.
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  • Can Rhino-Rack XTray Pro Cargo Basket Fit 2016 Honda Fit with Rhino Rack Roof Rack
  • The weight of the Rhino-Rack XTray Pro Cargo Basket and 2 Bike Carrier # RRRMCB03 that you referenced is 48.5 lbs and would easily fit on the Rhino Rack roof rack you have installed on your 2016 Honda Fit part numbers # RRVA118B-2, # RRRLKVA, and # DK438 which has a weight capacity of 165 lbs. What you'll need to do is determine the weight capacity of your vehicle's roof and the weight of the bikes you plan to carry and be sure not to exceed the lowest rating between the roof rack and the...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack and Kayak Carrier for 2017 Honda HR-V
  • I do have a couple of solutions for you, however we do not currently have a Yakima roof rack that is confirmed to fit the naked roof on your 2017 Honda HR-V. I recommend looking at the Rhino Rack Vortex Roof Rack System, which consists of parts # RRVA118B-2, # RRRLKVA and # DK454. This roof rack is confirmed to fit your vehicle and it features two 46 inch aerodynamic crossbars that have a weight capacity of 165 pounds. I also recommend checking your vehicle's roof capacity as listed...
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  • Can Thule Motion XT XXL Fit on Roof of 2012 Mazda 5
  • You'll need to install a roof rack first on your 2012 Mazda 5, but yes, the Thule Motion XT part # TH6299B will fit on your vehicle. For a roof rack then we have the Thule Aeroblade Edge part numbers # TH7601-TH7602 and # THKIT3080 for if you have a naked roof or part numbers # RRVA118B-2 and # RRSX100 for if you have raised roof rails. Both of these are great options for your vehicle that will provide you with aero shaped crossbars that will minimize wind noise.
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