Rhino-Rack Nautic Roof Kayak Carrier w/ Tie-Downs - Side Loading - Clamp On

Rhino-Rack Nautic Roof Kayak Carrier w/ Tie-Downs - Side Loading - Clamp On

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Rhino Rack Watersport Carriers - RR570

  • Kayak
  • Roof Mount Carrier
  • Rhino Rack
  • Saddle-Style
  • Aero Bars
  • Factory Bars
  • Round Bars
  • Square Bars
  • Elliptical Bars
  • Clamp On - Standard
  • No Load Assist
  • Side Loading
  • Locks Included

This kayak carrier lets you easily load and carry 1 kayak on your roof rack crossbars. The pivoting saddles accommodate most hull shapes, and they load from the side of your vehicle. The system mounts to most crossbars, and it includes tie-downs.


Features:

  • 4 Saddle-style cradles lets you transport 1 kayak hull side down on your roof rack crossbars
  • Pivoting cradle heads allow kayak to be loaded by 1 person from the side of a vehicle
    • Perfect for a vehicle with a low roof, such as a sedan or station wagon
  • Large saddle pad surface area and 3 flexible joints ensure saddles securely grip your hull
  • Soft, 6-mm thick santoprene rubber saddle pads protect kayak hull from scratches and abrasions
  • 2 Tie-down straps with padded buckles and 1 set of bow/stern ropes included for securing your kayak
  • Simple, clamp-on installation on most crossbars
  • UV-resistant, glass-reinforced nylon saddles and stainless steel hardware ensure durability
  • Built-in security hardware deters theft - leg bolts require special tool (included) to loosen


Specs:

  • Application: round, square, aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars
    • Maximum crossbar dimensions: 3-7/8" wide x 1-3/8" tall
  • Minimum crossbar spread: 23-9/16"
  • Saddle surface area (each): 7-7/8" x 2-15/16"
  • Tie-down strap length: 9' 9"
  • Bow/stern rope length: 18'
  • 5-Year limited warranty


570 Rhino Rack Nautic Roof-Mounted Kayak Carrier with Tie Downs - Side Loading - Clamp On



RR570 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details RR570 Installation instructions

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




Video Transcript for Rhino Rack Watersport Carriers Review - 2015 Subaru Outback Wagon

Today on our 2015 Subaru Outback we're going to be doing a test fit on the Rhino Rack Kayak Carrier, part number RR570. The kit includes everything you're going to need, including four saddle mounts, straps, hardware, and tools needed for installation.Now these saddle mounts pivot, which allows you to load and unload the kayak from the side of the vehicle. They also feature a flexible base, which contour to the lines of the kayak. The base is also a rubber material, and that helps prevent any damage or scratches to your kayak. Now the saddle mounts are a clamp on style, which will work with most factory and aftermarket roof rack systems. As you can see here, they're a perfect fit for our Subaru's factory roof rack.And we'll go ahead and remove the straps, so we can take a better look at everything.

Now, keep in mind, if you don't feel comfortable unloading this by yourself always ask for some extra help.Just set the straps to the side. Now, you can see the pivoting action that easily lets us take the kayak off. Now we have a better look here. Both sides easily pivot. And by loosening these two screws, you can adjust them on your roof rack to fit the width of your kayak.And that'll conclude our test fit on our Rhino Rack Kayak Carrier..


Customer Reviews

Rhino-Rack Nautic Roof Kayak Carrier w/ Tie-Downs - Side Loading - Clamp On - RR570

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (80 Customer Reviews)

This kayak carrier lets you easily load and carry 1 kayak on your roof rack crossbars. The pivoting saddles accommodate most hull shapes, and they load from the side of your vehicle. The system mounts to most crossbars, and it includes tie-downs.

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Love the product. Can't wait to take our new tandem kayak out. etrailer is fast, efficient and has great prices. I'm also a fan of their efforts to provide good customer service by seeking customer feedback. 411614



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I thought I ordered the RR580 which locks into the channel. I am pleased with the RR570, seems very sturdy and holds my kayak very well. Also they make ZERO noise even at highway speeds! 644573



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Installation photos 523624



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I love these kayak racks. Just got my second pair because I loved the first set so much. The straps are much better than most. They give you plenty of length. I cut mine to fit my needs because there was a lot of excess. Installation was easy with the provided hardware. Thanks Rhino Rack for such a great, well thought out product. 667131



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After attempting to mount the individual rack pieces using the “burglar proof” button head screws with the pin in the recess and the short hex wrench with the hollowed out end I discovered that no real burglar would want the rack but would rather have the kayak so the first thing I did after spending 10 minutes trying to insert the hex into the button head screws with the pin inside the recess and attempting to turn the bolts and continually being obstructed by the support pieces and the paint interference on the bolt heads with trying to get the wrench into the recess I knew it was going to be a long frustrating process so I threw them away and purchased new button head stainless steel bolts and a 4mm extended handle hex wrench to turn them. Smartest thing I ever did. You not only have to mount the rack initially but then you have to put the kayak on the roof and remount all pieces again to fit your boat. All kayaks are different to one degree or another. Having to move the individual support and retighten them with the boat on the rack is even more difficult to do than the initial mounting with these “burglar proof” bolts and hex wrench and you will be happy you threw them away before you started the entire process. Try it for yourself at first and then go get the alternate ones. Worth the little investment and stainless steel will not rust away when you want to remove the rack system in the future. Once the rack is on your vehicle and kayak in rack the tie downs supplied are very good quality. Make sure you use the recommended tie down locations and directions, two kayak body ties and ties at front and rear. Due to numerous kayak hull designs it would be nice to have each support pod have a horizontal swivel built into it so it readily conforms to the hull shape. The overall quality of the system should be the last rack you will have to purchase. I only had issues with the supplied bolts and hex wrench. I gave this rack system a three star because of the bolts and hex tool and the individual pods not swiveling and I haven't at this point transported the kayak anywhere so I am waiting to see how it handles long trips with wind loads and constant loading and unloading performances. 529476



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Easy to install. Did it myself in about an hour! 541598



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Great product, have used multiple times in the last two weeks and haven't found a flaw yet. 140541


Comments

Have you used it with or without the bow and stern tie downs?

-- comment by: Willi H - 06/18/2015

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Willi h. I have not used the bow and stern tie downs and have had no issue my kayak, it is 11 ft may be necessary with a longer unit but Im not sure, hope this helps

-- comment by: mark m - 06/23/2015

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These racks were super easy to assemble! My only complaint was that the measurements were off for my body style. Instructions had specs and measurements for a 2015 fit, but I have a 2017 Fit EX. This was fixable, I just added 2cm to each side when installing the crossbars to the legs, and it fit my roof perfectly. 387677



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This kayak carrier makes it easy to load and unload my kayak onto my SUV. Given the ability to load/unload from the side allows me to handle this task alone. The included straps aid in safely securing my kayak for my trips within town or miles down the freeway. I'm happy with this purchase and recommend this item. 695176



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This is a very sturdy rack. It fits great on my car and it's easy to use. My only issue was with the original installation. The instructions had an error with the placement of the rack feet on the crossbar. I used the dimensions given in the manual but they were off by 10 cm. I had to adjust the feet in 10 cm on each side of the crassbar for the feet to sit correctly on the roof of my car. A very minor issue. Overall, a great rack system. The single kayak kit was easy to install and works like a charm. Thanks Rhino Racks!!!!! 668518



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Works well to transport a 12 foot kayak. 664192



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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. 662696



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I bought the entire Rhino Rack package, it was super easy to put on and it came with everything I needed to attach it. Great customer from these guys and fast shipping. Will definitely recommend to anyone looking for a rack. 639288



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Haven’t put kayak on them yet. But they assembled easily 616747



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The carrier generally works well and I like that you can flip the carrier toward you if putting the kayak up from the side of the vehicle and then flip kayak and carrier to the mounted position. It's more difficult to mount the kayak from the rear of the vehicle. The carrier's rubber surface does not allow an easy slide up from rear to front, at least not for a fiberglass/gel coat hull. I actually installed two felt pads on the rear carrier to allow me to slide the kayak forward and this seems to work. Otherwise the carrier works well. 599979



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Product exactly as described and arrived super quick 599064



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Product was received on time in perfect condition. Did a test fit. Easy to follow instructions. Have not mounted and secured my kayak yet. Plan to use this coming spring. Will advise if problems arise. I am a repeat customer to etrailer. They have the best price and excellent service. I will continue to use etrailer for all future needs. 583015



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Everything was excellent from start to finish. Geoffrey was very helpful on the phone and helped guide me in the selection of the appropriate kayak accessory for my specific crossbars. The order came quickly (about 4 days) and it was relatively easy to attach to my crossbars. I transported my kayak easily and without drama. The product is high quality and looks like it will be durable and have be useful for a long time. 558880


Comments

Its as good as it was when I first wrote the review...

Howard - 08/27/2019

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Nick C was so helpful trying to find the right product for me. 552082



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I have not tried these out compleletly yet but am happy to say they fit the crossbars on my dodge caravan and subaru forester so i will update when i lash down our decked kayaks , and you can't beat the price for the complete setup. 549658



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I bought the Rhino Rack kayak carrier a couple of months ago and finally got to use them this week. We took a 200 mile round trip to our favorite lake. These racks are amazing and performed flawlessly. They ar so well designed and the thought of everything. We just bought a second kayak and I will be purchasing my second set soon. 547630



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I have only checked the fit on the cross bars on my Grand Caravan crew model and all looks good so far. 547157



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Very simple and effective product. Took only 15 minutes to install. Loaded my kayak with ease and tested at highway speeds and rough roads with only the cross straps and the kayak didnt budge!! Unit was delivered promptly and in good condition. 546908



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Vendor was excellent in providing suggestions to carry our tandem 10' kayak on Inno racks. The Rhino-Rack RR570 solve the problem by creating a significantly easier way. Instead of flipping the boat over so flat side was down this cradles the sides with flexibility to have it grab the shape of the hull but yet does not bind when pushing the kayak onto them or unloading it. Slides pretty easy. Installation was great and these cradle arms are sturdy. Good Aussie product. A couple of suggestions: Get rid of that cheap hex head wrench for either one that really fits the bolt head (made a 5 minute job 30 minutes) or go to a phillips head. Terrible tool. Second, bolts could be threaded up the shaft a bit more for racks that like the Inno. 538933



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The kayak rack holds our 2 man securely and safely even on a vehicle with a short roof line. 518685



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INSTALLED AND WORKS AWESOME,,THANK YOU,, I SELL AUTOMOTIVE TIRES AND SERVICE AND OWN MY OWN SHOP AND E-TRAILER HAS BEEN AN AWESOME PARTNER TO HAVE !! 516962



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Very good racks, they stay on my roof very securely and I've not had any problems since installing them last year. Also, very easy to install, took less than 30 minutes . I highly recommend them, good quality roof racks at a very affordable price. 506308


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Have not removed them since I had them installed last year. The racks went through all kind of rough weather and still stay secured on my roof with no sign of deterioration, tough and durable roof racks.

Dean - 05/09/2019

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Great product and the shipping was so fast. I would recommend this product to a friend. 503169



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I you only plan on taking one kayak out this is a great option. Easy taking off and putting back on if you are by yourself. Works great. 498297



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Kayak carrier was installed today. Tested with the boat - it works as intended, no issues. 450981



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Arrived ahead a schedule. Easy to install. Fit great on my Subaru Impreza. I especially like the included 4 tie down straps. I have a wide open cockpit hybrid kayak for fishing. The flexible rocker supports fit snugly and secure. Highly recommended. 430021



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Parts fit perfectly. Came pre-assembled. Instructions were clear and concise. 428911



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Easy to install and very happy with the first use of transporting my kayak with a 2011 Hyundai Elantra. Liked it enough to order another one for my wife's car. The only knock would be that the spacer length on the paperwork was incorrect for my vehicle. Once I got that correct everything came together well. 419680



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I found the rack mounts were easy to put on my CRV. I took my kayak out for the first time yesterday. The RR570 product did what they said they would do. The mounts and the four straps held my Kayak tight against my roof rack. 415227



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This product works great. I bought it to slide a 74# kayak up and over the back of my SUV and it worked great. Great product and great experience using etrailer. 412307



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Looks like is quality product, looking forward to using it soon. Prompt shipping, satisfied. 411394



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I've owned this product for a year now,and originally bought it for an okt13,and just recently upgraded to a hobie outback. I've gotten a lot of uses out of this so far and have done a ton of kayaking.most of my trips I travel long distance from Pittsburgh to Virginia Beach.so far I must say I love these types of straddles! Very nice support and I like the fact that they allow you to mount your kayak upright,instead of upside down on the bar which results in scratching up the gunnels.definitley recommend this product! 378768



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Great product !!! Easy to install !!! 375761


Comments

Excellent product!!

Mick K - 05/03/2018

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I love the products I have order.they look very well built and their appearance. Very happy I Bought them. 360054



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Excellent product. I buy from etrailer and have always enjoyed the experience. Excellent communication and personal attention to your needs. And products are quality items priced well. Thank you. 301262



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The product came well packaged. Delivered in 5 days which is great service. Haven't installed the racks yet, but instructions are large and very clear. Also videos are great. 293238



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The rack fits my Honda Fit. Similar to other reviewers, it Is a tight fit and the weatherstripping deforms and you can feel a very small amount of tension on the doors, small enough that I'm not concerned. Ordering was a breeze, and the price of the rack was lower than I could get it from the manufacturer, the helpline also answered my question quickly. I'm looking forward to giving it a test run with my kayak. 283054



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Great product, will work for both my canoe and kayak 244361



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The product was better than expected. The customer service is five star service. I will be recommending you to others. Keep up the great work. 242822



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They look great and am sure will do the job. 235692



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Great Product durable 225167



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These kayak carrier saddles cup the bottom of my kayak. They are easy to install and clamp to the rails firmly. The tie downs that are included to secure kayak to the rails have no metal to scratch vehicle or kayak. The bow and stern tie downs are plenty long to give you options as to where to attach to vehicle. 213436


Comments

Still love how these carriers cup and mold to the bottom of my kayak. Once secure, kayak stays put.

Alex - 08/22/2016

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I purchased the Rhino Rack RR570 Kayak Carrier. I found it easy to install on my Rhino Rack Aero bars. I took my kayak out.. everything went great.. Great product.. I've purchased other products from Etrailer and will do so in the future 136764



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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Nautic in Watersport Carriers


The Rhino Rack cradles, straps and hardware are all good quality and I have no complaints. The only issue I have, and the reason for only a 4 star rating, is the supplied M6 x 40mm Security Head screws are too long for the factory cross bars on my roof rack. When I first installed the cradles if I had tightened the screws all the way, the ends would have dug into the roof and paint, even before I added the weight of the kayak. In checking, I can purchase some M6 x 25mm Security Head screws from Amazon, but frankly part of me feels that for what I’ve already paid for this kit I shouldn’t have to spend another $15 for the correct length screws, plus the package has 20 screws and I only need 8. However, it appears that is exactly what I will have to do. At least they will be stainless steel, rather than the cheaper material the current screws are. Plus I will have extras for when/if the head strips out. I would suggest Rhino Rack consider included in their kit two sets of screws to meet this need. Keep the length they have, Judy add a set of 25mm. I’m still happy with the purchase but not 100%. I do like how the kayak slides easily on the rear felt lined cradles. Plus Rhino Rack includes every tie down strap that you will need, e.g. one each for the bow and stern in addition to two straps intended to secure the kayak directly to the roof rack cross bars. I would highly suggest you get in the habit of using all four straps, you really don’t need to have a gust of wind lifting the nose and tearing the roof rack off your vehicle. Can happen! My brother-in-law lost his roof rack exactly in this manner. So happy yakking and safe travels down the road. By the way I have paired these cradles with the Rhino Rack RTL002 T-Load Hitch Mounted Load Assist and Support Bar for 2” Hitches also purchased from eTrailer. I’ve attached some photos showing my first and second attempts to solve my dilemma. I need to order the replacement screws. First attempt after dark was a large flat washer, then the next day I added some nuts under the large washer. NOTE: Photos may post in reverse order. 517305


Comments

Continues to exceed expectations.

Vernon - 06/04/2019

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Review from a similar Rhino Rack Nautic in Watersport Carriers


Love my Rhino Rack. Installed myself without complication. Thank you etrailer for great product with the best price! 700444


Comments

Thanks for the review Larry. If you dont already have some dont forget to secure the bow and stern of you kayak, as mentioned in Rhino Racks installation instructions. My coworker highly recommends both the Malone SpeedLine Mini Ratchet Tie-Downs MPG309 and the Malone Quick Lash hood loops # MPG308
Malone QuickLash T-Style Hood Loops for Bow and Stern Tie-Downs - Qty 2
$17.96
for her Kayaks on her Jeep.

-- Rachael H - 09/18/2019

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  • The rubber pads on the Rhino-Rack Nautic Roof Kayak Carrier, Side Loading # RR570 are designed to help grip and secure your kayak, not to help slide the kayak onto the roof. You may be able to load the kayak from the back with the # RR570 carrier, but the rubber pads will not help you easily load the kayak. The felt pads on the Nautic Roof Kayak Carrier, Rear Loading # RR571 will help you easily load the kayak from the rear of your vehicle. The front brackets of the # RR571 carrier...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack For 2010 Mitsubishi Outlander fixed Mounting Points For Nautic Kayak Carrier
  • The roof rack we offer that is designed to fit the fixed mounting points on your Outlander is the Rola Sport Roof Rack, part # 59834. The crossbars with this roof rack measure 3-1/8 inches wide and 1 inch tall and the Rhino-Rack Nautic Roof Kayak Carrier, part # RR570 will work great with the Rola crossbars on your Outlander.
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  • Roof rack and Kayak Carrier Recommendation for 2018 Toyota Highlander
  • Actually, Rhino rack makes an excellent product. I personally would not hesitate for a second to use any of their roof rack equipment. Because of the very good quality and reasonable price, I find myself recommending Rhino Rack products to folks very frequently. I would recommend the Rhino Rack Vortex Aero roof rack, which consists of these parts: 54 inch long aero style crossbar, # RRVA137B-2 for black or # RRVA137S-2 for silver Roof rack feet, part # RRRCL4 Fit kit to attach roof...
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  • Roof Kayak Carrier Recommendation for a 14 foot Mad River Canoe
  • Sounds like you have a Thule roof rack installed on your 2015 Ford F-250 and are looking for a canoe carrier that will work with your canoe instead of the discontinued 579XT. I looked up pictures of your canoe and it looks like yours would be better carried right side up. A carrier like the Rhino-Rack Nautic Roof Kayak Carrier # RR570 would be your best option. I attached a review video for you to check out as well.
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  • Recommendation of Kayak Carrier to Carry 2 Kayaks on 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe With Side Rails
  • Anytime you are going to haul cargo on the roof of your 2010 Hyundai Santa Fe you will want to check the owners manual or with the Hyundai dealer for what the roof capacity is for your vehicle. The roof capacity will let you know how many pounds you will be able to haul on the roof of your vehicle. To install a kayak carrier to the roof of your Santa Fe you will need crossbars that will run from side to side. If your Santa Fe has the flush mount rails that run from front to back,...
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  • Roof Rack for a Pull Behind Camper to Carry a Jon Boat
  • You have two options for the roof racks for the camper. If you have 90 degree, squared edges on your camper, you can use the SportRack Pop-Up Camper, part # SR1020. This has a 200 pound weight capacity and will telescope to your camper's roof size. It includes all of the hardware you need to install the roof rack to the roof of the camper. This rack has a 3 inch clearance from the top of your camper. If instead you have a rounded top, you'll want to use the Swagman Roamer, part #...
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  • Roof Rack and Kayak Carrier Recommendations for a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • Rhino-Rack roof rack # RRSG60 is for a regular 2015 Jeep Wrangler. Since you have a 2015 Wrangler Unlimited you would need # RRSG59. To maximize the free space on the roof rack I recommend using kayak carrier # S512 with expansion arm # RRS512X. This set up will allow you to carry 2 kayaks. You might be able to use 2 sets of carrier # RR570 and carry the kayaks side by side but it depends on the width of the kayaks too. The bars are only 50 inches long. The saddle cradles can fit...
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  • Rhino Roof Rack, Bike Rack and Kayak Carrier Recommendation for a 2012 Chevy Sonic
  • For a complete Rhino Rack roof rack for your 2012 Chevy Sonic you would want the following products: Rino Rack Roof Rack with Vortex Crossbars part # RRVA118B-2 and # RRRLKVA Custom DK Clamps and Pads for Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack System # DK327 (this is the part you referenced) For a bike rack to go along with this roof rack I would recommend the Rhino-Rack MountainTrail Rooftop Bike Carrier # RBC035. And then for a kayak carrier I would recommend you go with a Carrier #...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack and Heavy-Duty Kayak Carrier for 2014 Honda Accord
  • Starting with the roof rack I highly recommend the Rhino-Rack Vortex System that consists of # RRVA137B-2 for the two 54" Aluminum Vortex Bars in Black or # RRVA137S-2 for Silver, # RRRLKVA for the 2500 Series Legs, and # DK359 for the Custom DK Fit Kit. I really like the Rhino-Rack Vortex systems because their aerodynamic bars with built-in channels provide many of the same benefits of the higher-end racks (extremely quiet ride, heavy-duty strength, compatibility with channel-mount...
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  • Will the Rhino-Rack Nautic Roof Kayak Carrier Fit a 2013 Honda CR-V with Factory Roof Rack
  • The Rhino-Rack Nautic kayak carrier # RR570 fits on crossbars that are up to 3-7/8 inches wide and 1-3/8 inches tall. The crossbars on your 2013 Honda CR-V should be within the acceptable dimensions so the carrier will fit. You can always measure the bars to verify. I have included a link to a video review of this carrier for you.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack For 2008 Honda Civic 4-Door Sedan
  • I called my contact at Thule about the TH400XT foot packs you said you have for your 2008 Civic. They told me the 400 series fit kit and foot pack has been discontinued and is no longer available. For your Civic I recommend the Rhino-Rack Vortex Roof Rack. This system includes the Aero crossbars, foot pack and fit kit that will work well for your Civic. To order this system you will need part # RRVA126B-2, part # RRRLKVA, and part # DK152. Since you did not mention what you are...
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  • Rhino-Rack Nautic Roof-Mount Kayak Carrier for 2017 Subaru Forester with Malone Roof Rack
  • The three Malone roof racks that fit your 2017 Subaru Forester are shown on the linked page. All fit on the roof style that has front-to-back side rails on the roof. These racks have either the popular square bar shape or the quieter aero-style bar as with the AirFlow2 rack # MPG215. There are several versions of the Rhino-Rack Nautic kayak carrier, the rear-load model # RR571 and the side-load model # RR570. Both versions of the Nautic are fully compatible with both bar types but...
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  • Roof Rack, Front Hitch, and Kayak Carrier for 12 ft Kayaks Carried by 2018 Toyota Tacoma
  • For your 2018 Toyota Tacoma with a naked roof the Rhino Rack roof rack part numbers # RRVA137S, # RRRLKVAH, and # DK174H that you referenced will give you a single bar roof rack that you could use with a front hitch like part # 65070 which is also a fit for your truck to carry a couple kayaks. You'll also need a hitch mounted upright bar like the Thule Goalpost # TH997 and you'd be set in that regard. For kayak carriers the Rhino Rack Nautic part # RR570 would work great for each...
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  • Quickly Adjusting the Security Bolts on the Rhino Rack Nautic System
  • I have a solution for you, but if you've already purchased the Clamp-On Nautic system, part # RR570, there's no good way to replace the security bolts and it still fit correctly on your Thule bars. However, the C-Channel Nautic, part # RR580 does fit in the channels of the Thule AeroBlade, and uses optional locking covers over a hand knob to tighten the carrier into the channel. You can leave the carrier's cover off for easy access to the hand knob, and quickly move the carrier left...
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