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  • Dimensions of U-Bolts in Replacement Mounting Hardware Kit for Car Top Cargo Roof Boxes CTC-18PARTS
  • The Replacement Mounting Hardware Kit for Car Top Cargo Roof Cargo Boxes, part # CTC-18PARTS, includes u-bolts that measure 3-3/4-inches inside width and 2-1/2-inches depth measured at the center detent. These and other dimensions are shown on the picture I made for you after I measured the u-bolt. The threaded portion of the ends measures 1-1/4-inches.
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  • Car Top Cargo Box Fit Factory Roof Rack of 2016 Subaru Forester
  • The Car Top Cargo Rooftop Box # CTC-18S will fit crossbars that are no more than 3-3/4 inches wide and 1-3/16 inches tall. You'll need to measure the bars on your 2016 Subaru Forester to confirm a fit. It also requires a crossbar spread of 22 inches but can be expanded to 31 inches by drilling holes into the box. There isn't a smaller capacity version of this box. For a similar style box that's smaller look at the Yakima RocketBox Pro # Y07191 that is confirmed to fit your Forester....
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  • Recommended Best-Value Rooftop Cargo Box for 2017 Subaru Outback Wagon
  • Perhaps the best overall value in a rooftop cargo box is indeed one of the Thule products, their Force Large cargo box # TH628. This box offers 16-cubic-feet of internal capacity, a 110-lb cargo weight rating and a manageable box weight of only 39-lbs. Locks are included and the Force installs quickly thanks to Thule's Quick-Grip mounting clamps, also included. Thule is great about standing behind their products with service and replacement parts. You might consider a simple accessory...
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  • How to Determine if Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S Fits Factory Roof Rack
  • If your crossbars are between 22 and 31 inches apart and up to 3-3/4 inches wide the Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S will fit and work well on your crossbars. This box doesn't have a fitguide though so I can't check based just on your vehicle.
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  • 2016 Jeep Renegade Roof Rack and Cargo Box Fit Recommendation
  • To see all of the roof rack options we offer for your 2016 Jeep Renegade check out the link I attached to see them all. A very popular great option we have is the Thule Aeroblade Edge part # TH7503B-TH7503B which is a confirmed fit. For a cargo box the Thule Pulse # TH614 is a great fitting box which provides up to 14 cubic feet of storage space.
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  • Replacement Lock and Key for Car Top Cargo Roof Cargo Box
  • We do not have the lock and key set with number 2818. But if you are replacing the locks anyway they come with keys so you could order 2 of # CTC-CAMLOCK-18M-2824 and everything will match up (4 keys and 2 locks).
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  • Recommended Roof Top Cargo Box for a 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser
  • When it comes to picking out the best roof cargo carrier for your 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser a lot really depends on what you are looking to use it for and what you are hauling. Typically the higher end cargo boxes are made out of stronger materials which helps them to be a little more sturdy than some of our entry-level options. If your Cruiser just has the side rails that run front to back but no crossbars then you will want to install Thule AeroBlade Load Bars # THARB53 for Aluminum,...
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  • Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box Compatibility With Factory Crossbar Width And Spread
  • The Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box - 18 cu ft - Black # CTC-18S will fit on your factory crossbars of your 2005 Ford Explorer as long as it has maximum crossbar dimensions of 3-3/4 inches wide x 1-3/16 inches tall and the crossbar spread is 22" center on center. The spread can be expanded to a maximum of 31" but this requires drilling into your box.
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  • Cost Effective Roof Rack for a 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe
  • The only thing you will need to install the Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box part # CTC-18S on the roof of your 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe is a roof rack. If you do not already have one, I recommend using the Rola Sport Series Roof Rack part # 59766 if you have factory raised side rails or part # 59779 if you have a bare roof. Both options have aero crossbars which will reduce wind noise and drag in addition to containing keys for security. You may or may not need to drill new holes into the...
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  • Will Car Top Cargo Box # CTC-18S Fit Factory Roof Rack with Curved Bars
  • Presumably you will have the Car Top box # CTC-18S placed to either the far left or far right of the roof rack. In either location the curvature of the bars will not be much of a factor. If mounted in the center of the roof rack there could be issues because the box hardware would have to compensate for the curve on the left and the right instead of just one or the other.
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  • Replacement Key For SportRack Cargo Box
  • We do offer the replacement key you need for your SportRack cargo box. You can order part # THKEYN2802. To order more than one key just adjust the quantity in the shopping cart. The price for our products is shown on our website product page.
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  • Replacement Mounting Hardware for Thule Sidekick Cargo Box
  • We have what you need, but the part # CTC-18PARTS is not it. You instead would want the part # TH02943 for U-bolts, part # TH03918 for brackets, and then # TH04877 for replacement wing nut.
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  • Replacement 2824 Keys for Cargo Box
  • The Replacement Lock and Key for Car Top Cargo Roof Cargo Box # CTC-CAMLOCK-18M-2824 is the replacement keys and lock for 2824. We do not sell the keys separate from the lock for Cargo Top Cargo Boxes. Generally, the key numbers beginning with an N are for Thule products. If you're looking for a Thule key 2824 you will need part # THKEYN2824.
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  • Will Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box CTC-18S Fit Rhino-Rack Square Bar Roof Rack on a 2016 Honda Fit
  • Yes, the Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box - 18 cu ft - Black Item # CTC-18S will fit Rhino-Rack 2500 Roof Rack - Square Crossbars # DS118B with custom fit kit # DK438 for your 2016 Honda Fit. The box is designed so that you can drill new holes in the bottom of the box to accommodate the crossbar spread of the roof rack (once installed). I have linked a video review of the cargo box for you.
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  • Rooftop Cargo Box for a 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe with Glass Roof
  • There is a similar box to the Car Top Cargo 18, part # CTC-18S called the SportRack SkyLine, part # SR7095. This box offers identical storage capacity to the Car Top, and uses a side-loading setup oriented towards the passenger's side. When using these boxes, you'll need a roof rack to mount the box onto. If you don't already have one installed, let me know and I can recommend a good fit for you.
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  • Will Car Top Cargo Box Fit 2015 Chevrolet Equinox?
  • The fit of the Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S will depend on the crossbars of your 2015 Chevrolet Equinox and not the roof itself. The cargo box will fit on most round, square, aero, elliptical, and factory crossbars that have a minimum spread of 22" and are a maximum of 3-3/4" wide x 1-3/16" tall. To determine if you will be able to open the rear hatch of your Equinox without interference from the cargo box, measure from the front crossbar to the line where the roof and hatch...
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  • Car Top Cargo CTC-18S Mounting Hardware Availability
  • The mounting hardware for the Cargo Box part # CTC-18S that you referenced is available separately as part # CTC-18PARTS. For your old Sears X cargo roof box, I recommend the Replacement Hardware Kit for Sears box or Thule Evolution Cargo Box # TH05820. Since this is designed for your box this would be the better option.
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  • Could Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S Fit Factory Crossbars of 2016 Ford Escape
  • Without modification the Cargo Box part # CTC-18S is designed to fit crossbars 22 inches apart that are up to 3-3/4 inches in width. You can increase the maximum crossbar spread to up to 31" by drilling additional 5/16" holes in the floor of the box. These additional mounting holes should be drilled adjacent to the reinforced area of the box floor. We don't have specific fit for this and your Ford Escape, but it should fit the bars pretty easily.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack and Cargo Box for 2004 Toyota Camry
  • If you are wanting to mount a cargo box like the Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S that you referenced to the roof of your 2004 Toyota Camry, you will first need to install a roof rack system. For your vehicle, I recommend the Rhino Rack Square Bar Roof Rack. This system consists of # DS126B for the two 49 inch long Square Crossbars and # DK028 for the Custom DK Fit Kit. This will provide you with a durable roof rack system and a weight capacity of 165 pounds. The crossbar spread...
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  • Manufacturer and Construction of Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S
  • The Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S referenced in your question is manufactured by Car Top Cargo. It includes a limited lifetime warranty from the manufacturer. This cargo box is constructed of durable HDPE thermoplastic and is designed to withstand the elements while on the road. With that in mind, there is not a specific foam strip or gasket to prevent water entry. WIth this or any rooftop cargo box, I recommend storing items inside that will not be damaged if some water...
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  • Will Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box Fit Factory Crossbars on 2013 Dodge Caravan
  • The Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S referenced in your question is designed to fit most factory crossbars. To ensure that this will work with the crossbars on your 2013 Dodge Caravan, I recommend taking a couple of measurements. You will want to measure the height and width of the crossbars themselves, as well as the distance from crossbar to crossbar on the roof (crossbar spread). The Car Top Cargo Box will fit crossbars that are up to 3-3/4 inches wide and 1-3/16 inches...
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  • Locking Function of the Car Top Cargo Roof Box
  • The Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box - 18 cu ft - Black # CTC-18S does come with a lock and key. It also comes with clips to install around the other clip areas, but for additional security you can add the Master Lock Covered Solid Body Padlocks - 1/4" Shackle Diameter (2 Pack) # 141T.
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  • CTC Roof Top Cargo Box Fit on 2011 Honda Pilot with Factory Side Rails and Crossbars
  • The Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S will mount to any vehicle's roof rack crossbars that are up to 3-3/4-inches wide x 1-3/16-inches tall and that are spaced apart by 22-inches on centers. The box will still mount with wider bar spreads if you drill additional holes in the bottom of the box; (you can seal up extra holes using # LT37467 or black silicone caulk from your local hardware store). Rear hatch clearance just depends on your chose mounting position for this great-value...
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  • Cargo Box Recommendation to Fit Stroller that Measures 16" x 28" x 21.75"
  • We have the Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S which is one of the few that has the internal dimensions you need at 56-1/3" long x 38-1/3" wide x 18-1/3" tall and can fit crossbars that are between 22 and 31 inches that are up to 3-3/4 inches wide.
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  • Will the Car Top Cargo Box # CTC-185 fit a 2014 Honda Pilot.
  • Yes. As long as your crossbar spread on your 2014 Honda Pilot is 22 inched from center to center of the bars. Your crossbar dimension's must not exceed 3-3/4 inches wide and 1-3/16 inches tall. If they do, then the Car Top Cargo Box # CTC-185 will not work on your Honda. If you can provide use with you roof rack dimensions, then we will be able to find a cargo box that will be a confirmed fit for your vehicle.
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  • Will Car Top Cargo Box # CTC-18s Fit a 2002 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab
  • You will need to check the measurements of the crossbars that run side to side on your 2002 Toyota Tacoma roof to determine if the Car Top cargo box # CTC-18S will fit. The box is designed to fit bars that are up to 3-3/4 inches wide and 1-3/16 inches tall. Also the center to center distance from one crossbar to the will need to be 22 to 31 inches. If your roof rack crossbars meet these requirements you can use this cargo box. I have linked a video review of this box for you.
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  • Is Car Top Cago Rooftop Cargo Box Water Resistant
  • The Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # CTC-18S will offer some protection from the elements however it is not sealed tight or water proof. No cargo box is completely water proof. If you're storing anything in it that absolutely cannot get wet, such as electronics of any kind, I would keep them in plastic bags before storing in the box. If you're interesting in locking the box, the Master Lock Covered Solid Body Padlocks # 141T pair well with the cargo box.
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  • Rooftop Bag Carrier for 2017 Toyota Prius V That Installs Without A Roof Rack
  • There is a type of car rooftop carrier that can mount on a bare roof and NOT require you to purchase and install a roof rack. This type of product, a roof bag, is shown on the linked page. Hard cargo box type carriers like # CTC-18S and metal basket carriers like # 59504 that we offer do require a roof rack for installation. Among my favorite such items is the 18-cubic-foot Rightline Sport 3 Rooftop Cargo Bag # RL100S30. This bag features waterproof material, shielded zippers and double-sealed...
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  • Will Car Top Cargo Rooftop Cargo Box # Fit on a 2016 Lincoln MKX With Aftermarket Roof Rack
  • For a roof rack system on your 2016 Lincoln MKX I recommend going with the Thule AeroBlade Load Bars, # TH7602B-TH7603B for Black and # TH7602-TH7603 for Silver, and Fit Kit # THKIT4047. This will give you a complete roof rack system on your MKX that will work well with a roof top cargo box. To add some security to your roof rack you can use the Thule One-Key System Lock Cylinders # TH544 to lock your roof rack and accessories. Thule says in the instructions to place the crossbars so...
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  • Will it be Difficult to Load Items into a Roof Mounted Vehicle Cargo Box
  • If you can reach the top of your vehicle easily currently you'd most likely not have a problem loading cargo in the part # CTC-18S. Most likely though sometime like the tire step part # ALL647596 would work well to give you additional height to reach up to the box. Or for a step stool we have the part # CAM43675 that can fold out.
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