1. Truck Bed Extender
  2. Yakima
  3. Adjustable Height
  4. Hitch Load Extender
  5. 60 Inch Width
  6. Aluminum
Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs

Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs

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Ultra-lightweight, adjustable load extender lets you haul extra-long loads at truck bed or bed rail height. 60" crossbar with integrated tie down points offer ample space for carrying gear. Rustproof aluminum construction. Folds up for storage. Lowest Prices for the best truck bed extender from Yakima. Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs part number Y01149 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Yakima Truck Bed Extender - Y01149

  • Yakima
  • Adjustable Height
  • Hitch Load Extender
  • 60 Inch Width
  • Aluminum
  • Folds For Storage

Ultra-lightweight, adjustable load extender lets you haul extra-long loads at truck bed or bed rail height. 60" crossbar with integrated tie down points offer ample space for carrying gear. Rustproof aluminum construction. Folds up for storage.


Features:

  • Versatile load extender adjusts to let you carry extra-long cargo at truck bed or bed rail height
    • Great for kayaks, ladders, a canoe, or other similarly sized equipment
  • Bed extender configuration lets you haul long loads that extend past your truck bed
    • Extends 4' from your vehicle's hitch
  • Rail height configuration lets you carry cargo level with your bed rails or tonneau cover
    • Choose between 2 heights to best match your truck's bed rails
    • Pair with Yakima BedRock cargo rack for truck bed rails (sold separately)
  • Vertical configuration stores extender up and out of the way when not in use
  • 60" Crossbar with integrated tie-down points make it simple to secure gear
    • 3 adjustment points let you raise or lower the crossbar for a more custom fit
    • Crossbar pad (Y07417 - sold separately) protects crossbar and gear from scrapes and scratches
  • Quick and easy installation with included hardware and tools
    • Slides into your 2" hitch receiver and attaches with threaded anti-rattle hitch pin
    • HitchLock (Y07235 - sold separately) secures load extender to your vehicle
  • Available height extension (Y01150 - sold separately) lets you haul loads at cab height
  • Black powder coated aluminum is lightweight and corrosion resistant
  • Red safety flag included for legal hauling
  • Signature bottle openers built into endcaps allow you to enjoy a cold one after a long paddle


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Weight capacity: 300 lbs
    • Height extension decreases capacity to 165 lbs
  • Crossbar length: 60"
  • Crossbar height settings: 3
    • Distance between each setting: 1-3/8"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin to closest part of the rack: 5"
  • Endcap diameter: 4-3/8"
  • Weight: 12.5 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Extender Diagram

Note: Measurements given in the diagram above are based on the crossbar's minimum height.


Yakima LongArm in Lowest Position

The adjustable Yakima LongArm extends 4' from your 2" hitch to let you transport oversized cargo at either truck bed or bed rail height. The versatile load extender has a 60" long support bar that's perfect for carrying kayaks, a canoe, ladders, lumber, or any other load that extends past the end of your truck, SUV, or UTV. Constructed out of lightweight aluminum, the LongArm has a durable powder coat finish to ensure that it stands up to whatever your adventures throw at it


Customizable Cargo Control

Yakima LongArm Adjustable Truck Bed Position

The LongArm features 4 adjustable positions, allowing it to be customized to your vehicle as well as the load you're carrying. In its lowest position (bed extender configuration), the LongArm lets you haul long loads that extend past the bed of your truck.


Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Rail Position

The two middle positions (rail height configurations) work in conjunction with a truck bed crossbar system (sold separately) so you can carry gear at bed rail height. This configuration increases your carrying capacity because it allows you to transport gear both in and above your truck bed. And the two available settings allow the LongArm to work with truck beds of different heights.


Yakima LongArm Foldable for Storage

The fourth position allows the LongArm to be stowed up and out of the way, near your truck's tailgate, when not in use.


Yakima LongArm Height Adapter

An available height adapter (Y01150 - sold separately) works in conjunction with a roof rack (sold separately) so you can carry gear at cab height. The adapter has 11 levels of adjustment, ensuring it'll be the perfect fit for your vehicle and whatever gear you're hauling.


Adjustable Crossbar with Tie-Down Points

Yakima LongArm Adjustable Height

The LongArm's crossbar extends 60" across and has 3 adjustable height settings, ensuring your cargo stays level with the your truck's tailgate or bed rails. Integrated tie-down points located in the endcaps secure your equipment to the crossbar.

Yakima LongArm Integrated Tie-Down Points with Built-in Bottle Openers

Once you're done with your adventures for the day, kick back and pop open a cold one with the built-in bottle openers on either end of the crossbar.


Yakima LongArm Crossbar Pad

The available crossbar pad (Y07417 - sold separately) protects your equipment from scrapes and scratches while hauling. Velcro closures hold the pad closed, and it can be positioned in the center of the bar or on either side.



Easy installation with Threaded Hitch Pin

Yakima LongArm Hitch Lock And Washer

The LongArm installs quickly and easily with a threaded, anti-rattle hitch pin. Simply slide the shank into your 2" hitch receiver, insert the threaded hitch pin, and tighten it down with the included wrench. This not only secures the rack to your vehicle, but also reduces noise and movement while the extender is installed.


Yakima HitchLock for Yakima LongArm

For added security you can add a hitchlock (Y07235 - sold separately) to lock the LongArm to your vehicle's hitch receiver. The lock simply attaches over the existing hitch pin and features a Same Key System (SKS) lock core and keys. The lock can also be swapped out to make all of your Yakima products keyed alike.



8001149 Yakima Long Arm Truck Bed Load Extender for 2" Trailer Hitches - 300 lbs

Replaces Y02449

Installation Details Y01149 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs - Y01149

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (36 Customer Reviews)

Ultra-lightweight, adjustable load extender lets you haul extra-long loads at truck bed or bed rail height. 60" crossbar with integrated tie down points offer ample space for carrying gear. Rustproof aluminum construction. Folds up for storage.

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The hitch mounted truck bed/tailgate extender works perfect for transporting our 14’ Hobie tandem mirage drive Kayak. Its very durable yet light enough to remove and store easily. Its the perfect solution for getting our kayak to nearby lakes with minimal effort and no hassle. Great product 591256



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I bought this to help with my Mad River canoe, getting it on my cap and strapping it down. I have a 2018 Tacoma , 5ft bed ,and a Lear cap with Yakima racks. Inside the cap I built a insert for gear and mounted dog crate. I compete with my dog In hunt tests and field trials. When I train and compete locally he is in the cap with the fans on.On long trips or in Winter he's up front in the cab. I bought the Longarm ,put it in the receiver and checked that it would be tall enough (no problem). I put it away till Spring when I would be using the canoe.I put it in the receiver in Spring and realized I was not able to open the cap (window and tailgate).Not being able to quickly get my dogs out in an emergency situation, or just stopping and letting them air makes it impossible to use.I called Etrailer knowing full well you could not take it back(it is still new).I spoke to Kathy last week and mentioned the Showboat.She was very knowledgeable I know now this is what I need.I'll call her 11/25 and place the order. I should have done more research on the Longarm its very well made ,I have a ton of Yakima equipment (since 1990) ,everything still works, I'm looking forward to talking to Kathy I have one question for her regarding the Showboat.Thanks 727568



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Extremely expeditious delivery. I was more than pleased. The pads seem to be high-quality. 940742



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Easy to assemble and very durable! 940481



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The Yakima truck bed extender was shipped on time according to etrailers estimate. It came in great shape and was easy to assemble with the provided tools. I think this extender outshines the rest due to the multiple height adjustments and anti-rattle hitch pin. Look forward to hauling my kayak with it. 925223



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Great job of getting me the extender overnight Thsnks for your diligence !!! 912310



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Just assembled my Yakima Long-Arm for my Tacoma pickup. Easy to assemble and adjust. Love that it’s aluminum and like the flexibility provided by the available adjustments. Wished the height in the upright position was a couple inches taller to better accommodate putting a canoe on the cab roof. Looking forward to giving this a try soon. 881673


Comments
Yakima offers a Height Extension Y01150 to make the LongArm tall enough to support cargo at cab height.
-- Victoria B - 10/04/2020

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Thanks for all the efforts from Tiffany J and George J on my order. I received the truck bed extender today on 9/3/20. I have not assembled or installed the unit yet so I will have to wait to try it out. I seems to be well made and I am sure it will more than meet my expectations. 873852



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Works great. I a actually looking to add a backrac safety rack to my 2019 tacoma and I am interested in a bedrack setup as well 2019 Tacoma 4 door manual transmission. 869604



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The LongArm arrived well packaged and without damage. When I unpackaged it to begin the installation on our 2020 Toyota Tacoma (5 ft. bed) the question foremost on my mind was “what tools will I need for assembly?” Yakima took care of that for us — all necessary tools are included! And now those tools have been added to my kit bag stowed under the rear seat, ready if I should need them. The material and craftsmanship of the product is excellent. As this was my first Yakima product it would be fair to say that it exceeded my expectations. By the build quality this company seems to mean what it says about a lifetime warranty. Assembly was very easy because the assembly and installation instructions were clear and concise. And it fit our vehicle as indicated in etrailer’s very helpful product video. One question I had was whether or not the product, while in the upright position, would interfere with the view offered by the tailgate backup camera. It does not (see photo). The LongArm, used in conjunction with the BedRock HD bed rail racks, will provide us with the carrying configuration we wanted, making it both easier for us to load/unload our watercraft, and provide storage space in the bed. Note: We were looking for a way to carry my wife’s SUP and my kayak in the bed of our 2020 Toyota Tacoma (5 ft. bed) without them sticking up in the air or hanging off the back unsupported. We also wanted both watercraft to lay flat. And, we needed space to haul other gear. Because of the width of the bed we were not able to achieve that, though the SUP would lay flat. I was able to cushion the kayak against the SUP sufficiently and attach both to the LongArm. To achieve our desire for both craft to lay flat and have room for additional gear we purchased the BedRock HD Bed Rail Rack. 860818



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Just recently my order it arrived in excellent shape, I just finished putting it together, product is high quality, haven't had a chance to try it out with my kayak, but can't wait. Ty etrailer 830193



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Perfect Just what I wanted Came on time 829568



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It came just as ordered. The service I received was far and above what I could have asked for. Will not hesitate to order from your web site again and will pass along your site to my friend's. Thank you very much. 829047



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Excellent service and excellent product! It worked great for out 10.5 kayaks! 816913



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what I wanted 815520



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Great communication with etrailer, easy to put together, and will work perfect for our paddle boards to ride on top of tonneau cover! 811848



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Ordering was a breeze. Fast shipping. Excellent communication. Product arrived well-packaged. Product easy to install; completely as described. Yakima products are superior-performers. etrailer is an excellent source for truck & trailer products. 816229



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Came in great shape. All pieces accounted for and easy assembly took 5 minutes. 808600



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Everything I was looking for in an extension rack to transport my kayak(s)....excellent build quality, very light weight, strong , and well designed for function. Rack is a 5 star product....only rated 4 stars because of price point...potential buyers may opt for a different rack due to cost 805271



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Shipped and received quickly and assembly was easy. However, order received short one black #8 metric nut. Bought one at local hardware, but not black. Used product already carrying 2 kayaks. Very sturdy. Just ordered 2 pads. Very satisfied . 804294



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Quick service great product line. 804286



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Etrailer had the best price , delivered on time. They gave me updates so I knew when to expect my delivery. Will definitely use them again!! Great job !! 802321



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Shipping was quick. Package contained all pieces and hardware. 801235



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Works as described, good quality. Like the ability to position at multiple angles. Assembly was simple, delivery was fast. 796024



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The product exceeded my expectations. I use other Yakima products and am always pleased with them. I have used etrailer for ordering other products and every aspect of the orders were flawless. No delay, no hassle & consistently reliable service. 700633


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    The lowest setting of the Erikson Big Bed Load Extender # EM07600 is 18" in height while the lowest setting of the Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender # Y01149 is measured at 17" high. That will still bring you at an inch higher than your truck bed. If you're carrying a kayak, you can put down some foam blocks like Malone FoamHome Storage Blocks # MPG163 to lift the kayak up on your truck bed and you can reuse the blocks when you store your kayak in your garage or on the ground. The...
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    At this point in time we haven't had the chance to install the Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender # Y01149 on a 2019 Ford Ranger, but we do have some dimensions on it that I think will be useful to you. If you check out the attached dimensional photo, the second to lowest position has the crossbar 29-3/4" above and 38-3/4" out from the center of the hitch pin hole. The actual pivot motion will be about 12" from the center of the hitch pin hole so you can use all of these to test...
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  • Can The Yakima LongArm Provide 42" Of Arm Height
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  • Diameter of Crossbar of LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender, Item # Y01149
    The diameter of the crossbar on the LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender, Item # Y01149 is 2 inches. This is more designed for carrying kayaks like how I attached a picture of and not with a roof rack carrier. For what you are looking for the Thule Goalpost part # TH997 would be a better option.
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    For your 2008 Ford F-250, I recommend the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver, part # 65049. I've included a video of our installation team putting this hitch onto a 2008 Ford F-250 so you can get familiar with the installation process. I've also added a link to our installation guide to help your install go as smoothly as possible. If you choose to install the Yakima LongArm, part # Y01149, remember that when using it in the front hitch you'll need to have the height adapter,...
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    That's a hard question to answer since it's a very unique application of the Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender # Y01149 and it's on a vehicle we've never test fit it on. The good news is that if you are willing to remove your tailgate you'd be totally fine. So even if you get it and you don't have the clearance with the tailgate folded down you could take off the tailgate and you'd have it. On most newer trucks that have taller tailgates I'd say what you are trying to do wouldn't...
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  • What Is The Diameter Of The Yakima LongArm Crossbar
    I contacted Yakima about the LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender, Item # Y01149, and the crossbar has a 2 inch diameter and is 60 inches long. The LongArm also works with 2 inch x 2 inch hitches, has a weight capacity of 300-lbs, is adjustable, and has an easy installation. If you want additional protection for your gear from scrapes and scratches, I recommend the Crossbar Pad, Item # Y07417. I have attached a video for you to check out.
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  • Does Yakima Longarm Kayak Assist Have Adjustable Height
    The great thing about the Yakima Longarm part # Y01149 is that you can use it at different angles which puts the bar at varying heights so that you can pick the best height that will help you load. So you wouldn't have to worry about the bar height being correct since it's adjustable. See attached picture.
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    The Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender # Y01149 has a distance from the center of the hitch pin to the upright bar of 9 inches. Based on the measurement you gave of your center of hitch pin hole to tire face of 6 inches on your 2017 Jeep Wrangler, you would have 3 inches of clearance and can use this product without issue.
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  • Compatibility Of Rhino-Rack Load Assist with Hitch Expander Adapter for Class II Trailer Hitch
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    The Yakima LongArm Truck Bed Load Extender - 2" Hitches - Aluminum - 300 lbs # Y01149 comes with a threaded shank for a threaded pin which is also included. It will not work with a regular hitch pin. If you want a locking pin, then you will need the # Y07235 for this application. If you want the ability to use the standard hitch pin or standard hitch pin lock, you may want to consider an alternative like the Erickson Big Bed Junior Load Extender for Truck Bed or Roof - 2" Hitches -...
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  • Will The eTrailer Threaded Anti-Rattle Hitch Pin Lock Work With The Yakima Longarm Load Extender?
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