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For more than 20 years, ROLA has been Australia's premier vehicle outfitter for roof racks and cargo management products. With a range of innovative products, ROLA has now landed in North America.

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  • Roof Rack Compatible with 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport with Panoramic Sun Roof
  • If your Santa Fe does not have factory-installed flush side rails that run front to back on your roof (and I believe that it does not have these) you can select the Rola Roof Rack for the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport with Panoramic Sunroof, part # 59779. If your Santa Fe Sport does in fact have the factory-installed roof rails that run front to back on your roof, then you can use the Rola Roof Rack, part # 59766, which is intended for vehicles that do have the factory installed roof...
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  • Can Any Cargo Baskets be Directly Mounted to Factory Side Rails of 2012 Nissan Pathfinder
  • There are some large rooftop cargo baskets that can mount to your roof side rails without the need for crossbars. Surco offers their 60 x 50 x 5 inch # SPS5060-1101, which weighs 34 lbs, and the 50 x 45 x 5 inch version # SPS4550-1101, which weighs 32 lbs. I have included a link to our department page for all of our cargo baskets where you can see offerings from ten different brands. Most other roof baskets require crossbars for their installation. Since you plan to transport a significant...
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  • Carrying Two Kayaks on Bare Vehicle Roof
  • Assuming that the kayaks are narrow enough width-wise to safely fit on the roof of the vehicle, using two foam block carriers like part # SR5525 would be an option as long as the combined weight of the kayaks doesn't exceed the roof capacity of the vehicle. This option is designed to be used on a vehicle with a bare roof, and the straps that hold the kayaks to the roof will pass through the passenger compartment, the doors will need to be closed on the straps. This arrangement has two drawbacks....
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  • Do Lights have to be Added to a Trailer Hitch Mount Cargo Carrier
  • Basically, in any state in the union, if the rear license plate or lights are obscured in any way, a police officer can pull you over, regardless of the specific verbiage of the laws. Beyond that it is just a good idea to add lights for safey. For the Rola cargo carrier # 59502 you can use light kit # 20174. In order to use the lights your vehicle will need to have a 4-Way trailer connector. If your 2012 Toyota Highlander does not have a trailer connector you can use # 118449. I have...
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  • Is There A Roof Rack Available To Mount To My Fiberglass Tonneau Cover
  • I do have a solution for you to mount a roof rack to your tonneau cover, but the item you selected, Rola Roof Rack, part # 59833, will not work. What you can use is the Rhino Rack Roof Rack, part # Y02-490, which is designed to attach to tonneau covers. Then you could use the Rhino Rack Roof Cargo Carrier, part # RLBM-U. However, you will be limited to load carrying capacity of your tonneau cover. You will need to contact your tonneau cover manufacturer for the load capacity of your...
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  • Will Other Brands of Roof Rack Accessories Fit on Rola Racks With Elliptical T-Slot Crossbars
  • Rola T-Slot equipped crossbars are intended for Rola accessories but will also work with other brands of similar roof-rack-mount accessories. Since the different brands do not test with each others products there may be instances where a particular T-slot accessory from one maker may not work ideally with the Rola crossbars, but usually we find that these similar systems are compatible. I have included a photo of a Rola T-Slot crossbar showing the dimensions of the slot, which are 0.83...
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  • Roof Cargo Carrying Options that Do Not Use a Roof Rack
  • All of the cargo baskets and boxes we offer are meant to attach to crossbars that are first installed on the truck. We do not offer any baskets or boxes that would mount directly to the roof surface. We do offer some roof mounted cargo bags like the Rightline Sport1, part # RL100S10. Although these cargo bags work best with crossbars or a cargo basket, they can be mounted directly to the roof and the mounting straps run through the cab to hold the bag in place. Keep in mind that the...
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  • Recommended Roof Rack For 2015 Honda CR-V With Naked Roof
  • We do have a roof rack that will work for your 2015 Honda CR-V. What we have found is that you cannot have factory side rails added to a vehicle after it has been delivered but we have a solution for you. I recommend the Rhino-Rack Vortex Roof Rack. This features anodized aluminum aerodynamic crossbars with a rubberized Vortex strip in the crossbar top channel to disrupt airflow for a quiet ride. Along with the crossbars the system uses the Series 2500 Legs that include locks to secure...
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  • Will Rola Roof Rack # 59736 Fit 2010 Volkswagen Golf GTI and Thule ProRide 591 Bike Carrier
  • The Rola Sport Series Roof Rack with GTX Mounting System # 59736 will fit both the 3-door and 5-door versions of the 2010 Volkswagen Golf GTI. This rack features locking elliptical aluminum crossbars that can accept compatible T-Slot-mount accessories. My contact at Thule advised that the ProRide 591 bike carrier you referenced is not a model that was sold in the U.S. but was offered in the product line in Sweden. Based on the information available from Thule it appears that the mounting...
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  • Installation Instructions for a Rola Roof Rack on a 2010 Mazda 5
  • You are correct you will not need to permanently modify your 2010 Mazda 5 to install the Rola Extended Series Roof Rack with APE Mounting System, part # 59834. I have attached a link to the instructions for you to check out. You will need to remove the anchor point covers and then replace them with the included rubber pads. Place one of the end-supports on the rubber pads, and then insert the 40 millimeter bolt through the end support and rubber gasket. I attached a drawing detailing...
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  • Will Exhaust From 2017 Kia Sorento Damage Hitch Mounted Rola Enclosed Cargo Carrier
  • For most hitch mounted items it is always best to have at least twelve inches clearance from the exhaust just to be safe. The Rola Tilting Enclosed Cargo Carrier, part # 59110 has a straight shank that measures 12-inches form the center of the hitch pin hole to the closest part of the carrier. You may not be able to open the rear hatch with the # 59110 installed so you may want to check out the swing-away version of the carrier, part # 59109. This swings to the side of the vehicle and...
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  • What Size is the Universal T-Slot in Rola Sport Series Roof Rack
  • I did not have the dimensions of the T-slot available so I went out to the warehouse and pulled a Rola Sport Series Roof Rack, # 59833, to measure it myself. I used a pair of digital dial calipers to take the following measurements. The width at the widest part of the T is 0.8215 inches, a little more than 13/16 of an inch. The width at the most narrow part is 0.315 inches, a little more than 5/16 of an inch. The height from the bottom most part to the top of the bar is 0.3685 inches,...
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for 2017 Volkswagen Golf with Naked Roof
  • The Rola roof racks like the part # 59736 typically come in at a much lower price point than other brands like Yakima and Thule. They are still decent racks that get the job done but they may not fit quite as well and sometimes have a bit of flex in the crossbars. The part # 59736 is a fit for both the 3 door and 5 door 2017 Volkswagen Golf so it will fit your 5 door. For a rack that costs a little bit more but would get you a substantial increase in overall quality the Rhino Rack system...
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  • Cargo Basket Recommendation for a 2015 Subaru Forester Roof
  • Most likely yes, but you will need to take a few measurements of the roof rack you have installed on your 2015 Subaru Forester. The # 59504 can fit bars that are up to 1-1/4" tall x 3-1/4" wide and are spaced 26-1/4", 30", 33-3/4", or 37-1/2" apart on center. We had a customer with a very similar 2014 Forester leave us a review for this basket and he said it worked well for him. If the crossbars of your vehicle are compatible with those dimensions this basket would work well for you.
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  • Is it Permissible to Drive with Rola Dart Cargo Carrier # 59550 Folded Up in the Storage Position
  • It is permissible to drive with the Rola Dart Cargo Carrier, part # 59550, folded up in the storage position as long as it does not block the vehicle license plate or tail lights. The carrier includes license plate relocation holes to let you reposition the plate if necessary. It also includes mounting locations for a lighting kit (part # 20174) if the carrier should block your vehicle tail lights, as well as an anti-rattle hitch pin and clip. The lighting kit will require that your vehicle...
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  • Most Inexpensive Roof Rack and Bike Rack for 2013 Volkswagen GTI
  • The best priced custom roof rack we offer that is a confirmed fit for your 2013 Volkswagen GTI is the Rola roof rack part # 59736 that you referenced. The rack has clamps that tighten do the door frame of your car to hold the assemblies to the roof. If you are looking for the lowest priced roof bike rack we have the Swagman part # S64720. No fairing is require for this setup either. Fairings are great for cutting down on wind noise but they aren't used all the time and wouldn't...
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  • Will the Rola Roof Rack #59768 Fit on a 2016 Ford Fiesta Without Scratching the Paint
  • The Rola Sport Series Roof Rack, # 59768, is a confirmed fit for your 2016 Ford Fiesta. It will do well to not scratch your paint since it is secured by stainless steel clips and uses molded rubber pads to mount. This roof rack has a weight capacity of 110 lbs and has built-in security hardware to deter theft.
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  • Light Kit Recommendation and Comparison for Rola Dart Cargo Carrier
  • The main difference between the Light Kit # 20174 and # 59516 is that the # 59516 uses LED style lights and the # 20174 uses incandescent lights. LED lights are much brighter and last longer than incandescent bulbs while only drawing a fraction of the amperage. Both of these kits are confirmed to fit the Rola Dart cargo carrier # 59550 you are interested in. I attached install videos for both kits for you to check out as well.
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  • Will Rola Ladder Rack 59799 Fit a 2016 Nissan Titan XD with Utili-Track System
  • I checked with Rola and ladder rack # 59799 does work on the 2016 Nissan Titan XD with the Utili-Track system in the bed. There is hardware included that uses the channels in the track system to mount the ladder rack.
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  • Trailer Hitch and Cargo Carrier Recommendation for a 2010 Toyota Prius
  • We do have some cargo carrier options for your 2010 Toyota Prius, however, the Rola Enclosed Cargo Carrier. # 59110, will not fit on your Prius. As you mentioned, this cargo carrier requires a trailer hitch with a 2 inch receiver. The trailer hitches available for your Prius only have a 1-1/4 inch receiver. I have attached a link to all of the trailer hitches that will fit your Prius for you to check out and compare. The trailer hitch that I would recommend for you is the Draw-Tite...
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  • Raising a Trailer Hitch Mount Cargo Carrier Out of Exhaust Path on a Buick Enclave
  • On any vehicle that has exhaust that exits straight out the back and not out the side or towards the ground could potentially damage a trailer hitch mounted item and its contents. I believe I have a great solution for you though. To get enough distance from the exhaust you can use multipurpose ball mount # D210 and that will get you plenty far from the exhaust. For a carrier, if using the multipurpose ball mount, you can use any carrier that fits a 2 inch receiver. The receiver portion...
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  • Fairing Recommendation for the Rola Roof Rack part # 59833
  • Yes, the Rhino Rack Fairing part # RRRF2 is confirmed to fit the crossbar dimensions of the Rola Sport Series Roof Rack # 59833 that you referenced.
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  • Fit and Compatibility of Rola Truck Bed Ladder Rack on a 2010 Toyota Tacoma
  • Yes, the Rola # 59799 is designed to work with the 2010 Toyota Tacoma Deck Rail System. I have linked the above mentioned product to this page for your convenience.
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  • Will Rola Ladder Rack Load Stops Fit a TracRac Ladder Rack
  • Yes the Load Stops for Rola Haul-Your-Might Truck Bed Ladder Rack - Aluminum - Qty 4 Item # 59794 will fit the channel in TracRac ladder racks with a little persuasion. The square parts that fit in the channel are just a hair larger than the channel. It would not take much to get them to work.
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  • Can a Roof Mounted Basket Support a Roof Top Tent
  • As long as the weight of the tent is within the 130 pound capacity of the Rola basket, # 59504, and the weight is evenly distributed I don't see why it couldn't support a roof top tent. The roof rack and vehicle roof will also need to be rated high enough for the roof top tent. Rhino-Rack baskets # RMCB and # RMCB02 are rated for 165 pounds but again you are limited to the lowest rated component whether it be the vehicle roof, the roof rack, or the basket.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack for a 2014 Kia Soul with Panoramic Sunroof
  • The Rola roof rack # 59789 is best utilized with the 2014 Kia Soul that has no existing rails or crossbars (a naked roof). If your 2014 Kia Soul has existing rails or crossbars, I recommend Thule AeroBlade # THARB47. They are very sturdy, quiet and aerodynamic. The Thule foot pack # TH450R has rubber coated steel clamping straps to provide maximum security and strength. There isn't any confirmed roof racks that work with panoramic sunroofs unless the vehicle has existing raised...
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  • Mounting Off-Road Lights on Rola Roof Mounted Cargo Basket # 59504
  • The Rola Cargo Basket, part # 59504 is constructed of 1-1/2 inch, 1 inch and 5/8 inch diameter round tubing. If you look at the photo I edited for you, it will show you which diameter tubing is used where on the basket. I agree, the location you describe would be the best place to attach the off-road lights.
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  • Preventing Bike Wheels From Spinning When Carried on Hitch-Mounted Bike Rack
  • You can use a strap like the Thule Tie-Down Strap, part # 753-2030-03 to secure the front wheel to the frame of the bike or the bike rack to prevent it from turning or spinning. Also when carrying womens, childrens, or alternative frame bicycles, I would recommend using the Swagman Frame Bike Adapter Bar, part # 64005. This will allow you to carry those types of bikes level on your bike rack. I have included some links to instructions and videos for you.
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  • Folding Cargo Carrier for 2010 Chevy Traverse
  • Rola offers a folding carrier, part # 59550 that's compatible with the # 59516 light kit. To see if the basket would work on your vehicle, you'll need to measure the distance between the hitch pin hole in your receiver to the furthest rearward edge of the rear bumper, as shown in the FAQ article I've linked you to. As long as this distance is less than 7 inches, the carrier would be compatible with your vehicle. Unfortunately, Rola doesn't make a folding version of the # 59502. The Surco...
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  • Trailer Hitch Mount Swing Away Cargo Carrier for a RoadTrek Motorhome, 2002 Dodge 3500 Van Chassis
  • The Rola Swinging Enclosed Cargo Carrier for 2 inch Trailer Hitch, part # 59109, you referenced in your question would be a good choice for your Roadtrek Motor home that is on a 2002 Dodge 3500 Van chassis. This carrier swings far enough to the right that your back hatch door will be able to accessed and opened without any interference from the carrier. I have included a video that shows the functions of this carrier box, an installation video, and a link to installation directions.
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