2013 Honda Pilot Roof Rack by Thule

Roof Rack Includes:

Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Silver - 60" Long - Qty 2
Rapid Traverse Feet for Thule Crossbars - Naked Roof - Qty 4
Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs - 1510

Part Numbers: TH711500,TH480R,THKIT1510

Our Price: $559.85

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Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Silver - 60" Long - Qty 2
part number: TH711500

Premium, aerodynamic crossbars attach to Thule feet to create a quiet, stylish roof rack for your vehicle. Dual rubber strips in T-slots let you easily mount accessories - no trimming required. Simple to center and install with integrated scales.

Features:

  • Premium, aerodynamic crossbars help create an aftermarket roof rack for your vehicle
    • Pair with a Thule foot pack and a fit kit to create a complete roof rack
  • Full-length design - bars extend past feet to maximize space for bike, water, snow, and cargo carriers and accessories
    • Accommodates both T-channel-mounted and clamp-on carriers and accessories
  • Tapered shape creates an extremely quiet roof rack system
    • TrailEdge ridge reduces drag by allowing air to easily pass over and under the bars
    • WindDiffuser strips help control air flow over bars to dramatically reduce wind noise and vibration
  • T-slots let you quickly and easily install channel-mounted accessories
    • Dual rubber strips let you slide accessories into T-slots with no trimming required
    • SwingBlade endcaps allow quick and easy access to the T-slots
  • Slideable scales in bottom channels of bars simplify installation
    • Provide exact measurements for mounting feet and centering crossbars
    • Double as under-bar covers to eliminate whistling and wind noise
  • Heavy-duty yet lightweight aluminum bars are durable and rustproof
    • Internal BoxBeam structures strengthen the bars without significantly increasing their weight


Specs:

  • Quantity: 2 crossbars
  • Crossbar weight capacity: 220 lbs
  • Dimensions: 60" long x 3-1/8" wide x 1" tall
  • T-slot dimensions: 3/4" wide x 1/8" tall
  • Bottom channel length (each side): 9-3/4"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Thule WingBar Evo Crossbar on Vehicle

TheThule WingBar Evo crossbars let you quickly and easily build a quiet, aerodynamic custom roof rack for your vehicle. These high-end bars look great on any vehicle, and they are perfect for those who want a quiet roof rack that can carry plenty of gear. The bars have dual rubber strips in the T-slots and pivoting endcaps that allow you to easily mount carriers and accessories. Each bar extends past the feet to maximize carrying capacity. The bars are constructed of aluminum with internal BoxBeam structures that make them extremely durable yet lightweight. The WingBars require a Thule foot pack to mount the rack to your roof. Some vehicles - such as those with a naked roof - may also require a vehicle-specific fit kit .


Aerodynamic TrailEdge Design with WindDiffuser Strips


Thule WingBar Evo WindDiffuser Design

The WingBar's tapered TrailEdge shape helps reduce wind drag by separating the airflow over and under the bars so you won't see a reduction in your vehicle's gas mileage. This also dramatically reduces wind noise and vibration - even at highway speeds - and eliminates the need to add a fairing to your roof rack.


The rubber WindDiffuser strips in the T-slots have V-shaped ridges that direct air over the tops of the bars. This reduction in wind drag also helps maintain fuel efficiency and significantly reduces wind noise.


Channel-Mounted and Clamp-On Accessories



Thule WingBar Evo SwingBlade

WingBar Evo crossbars have built-in T-slots with rubber strips that simply press into place. This makes them easier to install when compared with strips that have to be threaded into the channel from the end of the bar. The dual-strip design also makes accessories easier to install in the T-slots when compared with strips that have to be trimmed. Simply lift the SwingBlade endcaps open, slide your gear into the channel, and close the endcaps. These rubber strips also seal the gaps left by your accessories so that water and dirt don't get into the T-slots.


You can also attach most universal, clamp-on accessories and carriers to the bars.


Strong, Durable Construction

Thule WingBar Evo Crossbar Construction

The WingBar Evo crossbars are made of anodized aluminum with internal BoxBeam structures. These structures strengthen the bars without significantly increasing their weight. Additionally, because the bars are aluminum, they won't rust or corrode so you can leave them on your roof year-round.


Hassle-Free Installation

Thule WingBar Evo Crossbar Installation

Installation of the WingBar Evo crossbars is quick and easy, and you don't have to do any drilling or vehicle modification. The bars have bottom channels that accommodate your Thule feet. SmartSlide sliding scales in the bottom channels let you place the feet in the proper location using the vehicle-specific measurements provided in your fit kit manual. Simply slide each scale to the measurement indicated in the fit kit manual, then slide the foot into the channel until it rests against the scale.


For applications that don't require specific measurements provided in a fit kit manual - such as a raised rail - you can center the rack after you place it on your vehicle using a tape measure. Then slide the scales against the feet to fill in the gaps in the channel.


Insert the included rubber filler strips into each channel between the outer edges of the feet and the ends of the bars, and trim the excess. These rubber strips, coupled with the sliding scales, help to keep dirt and water out of the bottom channels and help to reduce whistling.


Thule WingBar Evo Crossbar Torque Tool

To complete installation on your roof simply tighten a single screw inside each foot using the torque tool included with the foot pack. This single attachment point enables you to secure the crossbar to the foot and the foot to your roof simultaneously.



711500 Thule Wing Bar Evo 150 Aluminum Cross Bars - 60" Long

Replaces Thule THARB60





Rapid Traverse Feet for Thule Crossbars - Naked Roof - Qty 4
part number: TH480R

These Rapid Traverse feet let you install Thule crossbars on your vehicle with a naked roof. Feet fit securely on vehicles without existing roof rack attachment points.

Features:

  • 4 Heavy-duty feet let you mount 2 Thule crossbars to your vehicle's naked roof
    • Combine with 2 Thule crossbars with channels on the bottom (sold separately) to create a complete roof rack
    • Works with Thule AeroBlade, WingBar Evo, SquareBar, and ProBar load bars
  • Integrated AcuTight tensioning tool indicates when the rack is safely and properly attached to the vehicle
  • One-Key System lock cylinders (sold separately) let you secure legs to your roof
  • Durable, galvanized stamped steel construction
  • Corrosion-resistant black powder coat finish
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Specs:

  • Maximum tower load capacity: 165 lbs
  • Minimum crossbar spread: 24"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


480R Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack Foot Pack - Qty 4





Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs - 1510
part number: THKIT1510

These custom-fit mounting brackets work with Thule Traverse foot packs to ensure the safest, most secure fit. Brackets simply snap into place on the feet for quick, easy installation. Pads are included to protect your vehicle's surface.

Features:

  • Custom-designed mounting brackets fit your specific vehicle
    • Work in conjunction with Thule Traverse foot pack (sold separately)
  • Simple to install - click into place in roof-rack feet
  • Soft foot pads are included to protect vehicle surface


Specs:

  • Quantity: 4 mounting brackets and 4 foot pads
  • Application: Thule Traverse and Rapid Traverse foot packs (TH480R, TH480 and TH4802)
  • Limited lifetime warranty


1510 Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs - 1510





Video of Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Silver - 60" Long - Qty 2


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




Video Transcript for Thule Roof Rack Review - 2017 Honda Pilot

Speaker 1: Today, on our 2017 Honda Pilot, we'll be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Thule Roof Rack System; that's going to consist of our Thule Aeroblade Crossbars, part number: THARB60, our Thule Rack with Traverse Foot Pack, part number: TH480R, and our Thule Fit Kit for our Honda Pilot, part number: THKIT1811. Now, our crossbars are also available in black with part number: THARB60B.The Thule Roof Rack System is a great solution for carrying your vehicle accessories on your roof, whether those are bike racks, ski and snowboard carriers, kayak carriers, or cargo baskets. The aerodynamic shape of our bars, as well as the weatherstrip on the inside, are going to help reduce wind, noise and drag. If we move our end cap out of the way, you can see that our weatherstrip is easy to remove. We can cut it down and replace it with channel-mounted accessories.Our foot pack does have a built-in cover. We also have a plastic lock core here.

If we remove that and place in a metal lock core, that's going to help to prevent theft and tampering of your roof rack system as a whole. We can open that up, on the inside you'll see we're easily able to store in our tool. This is going to be helpful, so we don't have to worry about losing or misplacing our tool at any time, though I do only suggest you do this whenever you have a lock core on your cover.Our fit kit is going to be custom cut to our vehicle. It's going to give us a nice secure fit. We're also going to have a rubber coating on any portion that touches our vehicle, so we don't have to worry about any scratches or abrasions.This roof rack system has a 165 pound weight capacity, though you do want to double check your vehicle's owner's manual to make sure your roof can withstand that much weight.

This is also going to come with a lifetime warranty and be quick and easy to install. We'll show you how to do that now.Everything that you see on our table is what's included in our kit. The only thing we've provided ourselves is our flat tape measure. We're going to get two crossbars, four foot packs, four of our pads from our fit kit and four clamps. We'll also get four end caps, as well as an included tool to tighten everything down.Now, to begin the actual install, we're going to take our foot pack, our clamp and our pad.

We're going to open up the front door on our foot pack to start and take our clamp. We want to make sure that it fits behind each gray piece on our foot pack. Close up that door, flip this over, and we'll take our pad. We're going to place that onto the bottom, making sure that every hole is closed. Then we can open up this back door, and we're ready to place it onto our crossbar.We're going to start by sliding this onto our crossbar, and we'll measure out the distance.

Now, we don't have a scale on this bar, usually they will come with them. We're just going to take our flat tape measure and measure that out from the center of our bar to the edge of our foot pack. Once we have that measured out, we can close up that back door and we'll place on our crossbar end cap. Now, we're ready to open up the doors on our vehicle and load up our crossbar.We're going to place it over the roof of our vehicle. We want to make sure that our clamps sit around our door. Measuring out our crossbars, we're going to measure from the front of the front foot pack to the front of the back. That measurement is in your instructions. We want to do the same thing to the other side as well.Now, we'll take our included tool and we'll start to tighten down our bolts, this is going to tighten up our clamp. We're going to start so that it sits just up against our doorframe. Now, we want to do the same thing on the other side, again going back and forth, tightening it down evenly, so that we have a nice, even and secure fit.Now, once we've finished tightening down our bolt, we can push in our tool and leave it in there. Close up our cover, though I do only suggest you leave your tool in whenever you have that locking core. Now, we're ready to close up our doors, load up our gear and hit the road.That's going to be our completed look at the Thule Roof Rack System on our 2017 Honda Pilot.



Customer Reviews

Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Silver - 60" Long - Qty 2 - TH711500

Rapid Traverse Feet for Thule Crossbars - Naked Roof - Qty 4 - TH480R

Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs - 1510 - THKIT1510

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (340 Customer Reviews)

Premium, aerodynamic crossbars attach to Thule feet to create a quiet, stylish roof rack for your vehicle. Dual rubber strips in T-slots let you easily mount accessories - no trimming required. Simple to center and install with integrated scales. These Rapid Traverse feet let you install Thule crossbars on your vehicle with a naked roof. Feet fit securely on vehicles without existing roof rack attachment points. These custom-fit mounting brackets work with Thule Traverse foot packs to ensure the safest, most secure fit. Brackets simply snap into place on the feet for quick, easy installation. Pads are included to protect your vehicle's surface.

- TH480R
by: Allen07/19/2019

The whole experience was freakin awesome. * Ordered on-line, delivered when promised, all packages were in excellent condition, and all parts were accounted for - no shortages, THANK YOU! * The Thule roof rack design, quality of materials, comprehensive instructions were really impressive. Everything went together without a hitch and really looks good installed. * We plan on carrying our 12 1/2' SUP's on the roof rack when we head out to the lakes. * It saves us time as our SUP's are inflatable, however it takes a bit of time to pump them up once we get there. Now it's just loosen them up and we're ready to go. Great job etrailer, I would definitely buy more products from your organization!! 672688



- TH480R
by: Scott W.05/28/2017

The Thule Aeroblade roof rack arrived in just a few days. It was relatively easy to install and does everything I had hoped for it. Excellent! 386825



- TH480R
by: Erin04/15/2018
2014 Volvo S60

We ordered the entire Thule AeroBlade system a year ago for our 2014 Volvo S60. We ordered the system to use with the Yakima FrontLoader Upright Bike Mount, knowing we wanted a rack that didn't require removing a wheel every time we used it. At the time of ordering, Yakima didn't offer an adequate bar system for our vehicle, so we went with the Thule AeroBlades after doing some research on compatibility. After a year, we are very happy with our Thule system. Set-up was fairly easy for two people (I wouldn't recommend doing it alone) and all directions were clear. We chose the AeroBlades over cheaper systems because of the potential for noise reduction, as well as durability. We're very happy with our purchase and have had no issues so far. It has remained securely fastened to the Yakima rack. Two negatives, which others may have mentioned: the rack interferes with our satellite radio system at times and the rack does create some wind noise when we open our sun roof. Otherwise, the noise is not an issue when it is closed. Overall, we would completely purchase it again, particularly for use with the Yakima FrontLoader. 497353



- TH480R
by: Aileen01/08/2017
2005 Ford Focus

I ordered a Thule roof rack fit kit, Aeroblade along w/ a Curt roof rack for my 2005 Ford Focus. We were a family of 5; and now we are 4, we had always traveled in our larger Toyota 4-Runner, which had enough room for everyone and their luggage. Now that we sold the 4-Runner and have only the smaller gas saver, it presented a problem for travel. I ordered the roof rack for our trip to Gatlinburg, TN. It worked fantastic. The shipping was fast and made it to us in time for us to install it. We were able to install it in about 20 minutes after watching the installation videos on etrailer.com. It was able to accommodate all 4 of our large suitcases and freed up leg room to provide a more comfortable trip. The Aeroblades were very quite. We are very pleased with our purchase and would recommend this to anyone who asks. 333722



- TH480R
by: Daniel B.04/29/2014

These are top notch just like the rest of the roof rack assembly. 127886


Comments

The racks are quite,were easy to install with good instructions. It is obvious that this is a high quality product. The self torquing fastening system is amazing. I highly recommend the entire package.

Daniel B - 04/30/2015

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by: Daniel05/28/2019

They work great! I just missed the fact that I needed to order the foot pad kit for my car as well. 649479



- TH480R
by: Jeff H.05/20/2015

Well made product. Will work great with the other components to make one terrific rook rack! 194742


Comments

Thank you for following up Rachael. We love these products. We are using them this Memorial Weekend. Makes it so easy to carry both my kayak and my wifes SUP. There is room for both and they are easy to secure. When we go camping with our travel trailer it leaves room for other things to be stored in the bed of my pickup. Thanks again and God bless!

Jeff H - 06/17/2016

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by: Jack V.07/16/2016
2013 Ford Edge

The transverse foot is the most complicated, and most important, part of the rack system, but was simple to assemble and install. I spent about an hour with assembly and installation of the complete system, and I wasn't in any hurry. The feet provide a solid interface between my car and the rack, and the rubber pads protect the car finish. The AccuTight tool is especially helpful because it provides a torque indicator to ensure proper tightening of the foot bracket. The tool remains inserted in the foot after installation, with a tool for each side of the vehicle. The feet contribute to the overall beauty of the rack system by their smooth contour. 272652



- TH480R
by: Dennis04/01/2019

Fast shipping and Installation was easy to do with the instructions provided. Am happy with my bike roof rack. 5 stars 616084



- TH480R
by: Charlie08/21/2013
Ford Flex

I purchased these with the aeroblade bars for my ford flex. Installation was pretty straight forward and everything was pretty snug when I was done. The built in torque wrench is pretty handy and a nice touch from thule. Thule products are pricey but built pretty well and I think are worth the money. 96155



- TH480R
by: Aileen B.07/25/2017

Thule aeroblade w/ Curt rack. Used this Christmas for a family trip to Gatlinburg, TN and through the Smokey Mountains. It worked great to get all our gear there and back! Thanks for getting it to us on time. 410430



- TH480R
by: Paul T03/25/2017
2015 Mini Cooper

First of all, awesome customer service by etrailer! My THULE roof rack is definitely a welcome addition to my 2015 F55 MCS. Next item of purchase, cargo roof box, THULE Wind Fairing and a Bike rack ... 361966



- TH480R
by: Hollie03/02/2018

Very surprised and pleased with the order process and speedy delivery without paying anything extra! I chose the payment option and although my payment wasn’t due yet, paying it was easy (received the text from etrailer with link that led me to my account) For time user for etrailer.com and I will be back and highly recommend.... especially for those who aren’t very car savvy, selecting the correct part was very easy and clear. 480400



- TH480R
by: Brian07/23/2018

Well packaged and shipped as forecast. Assembly/ Installation instructions were easy to follow. The Thule roof rack quality is well worth the cost. Removal is very easy once assembled. Removal is easy once assembled. I'd buy from here again. 545393



- TH480R
by: David06/18/2018
2014 Hyundai Elantra

I have had this Thule set up on my 14 Elantra GT with a panoramic roof for one year and all I can say is bravo! It stays on during the carwash and I have zero wear and tear on it. I have a 2 year old and a newborn, It makes road trips possible with luggage. I have a feeling I will still have these when I need to move my kids to college. etrailer.com has been great! I will definitely make this my go to site for this category of purchase. 523343



- TH480R
by: Don B10/08/2019

Great product. Works well for our intended purpose. Very versatile a multiple accessories to use on it. 714955



- TH480R
by: Sterling09/14/2019

Easy to install and very functional 703964



- TH480R
by: Louis09/05/2019

Fits my 2014 grand caravan great. Have taken it on 4 road trips so far. Have not loosend at all. It took me 15 min to install and then i made slight adjustments to get it just right they way i wanted it. I would recommend this product 698028



- TH480R
by: Robert09/01/2019

As far as the product is concerned it works and looks good. I do not understand where they get their x and y dimensions from on the 1724 kit. That part was a pain. You get all set up and the distance comes up short. This was on a 2017 Acura RDX. 696701


Comments

The # THKIT1724
Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs - 1724
$119.95
is confirmed as a fit for your 2017 Acura RDX. The X measurement is the side to side measurement of the front crossbar tower placement is 44-1/8 inches. The Y measurement is 42-1/2 inches side to side for the rear crossbar. The front crossbar should be positioned 13 inches from the windshield seam, the rear crossbar should be 24 3/4 inches back from the front crossbar.

-- Rachael H - 09/18/2019

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by: William08/23/2019

Great video on 2018 Durango SRT install . etrailer gives you all info on mount,bars ,feet..everything needed. This is my 2nd set up using Thule set up...Super product 692979



- TH480R
by: Lucero08/01/2019

Everything fit perfectly. Looks great and it arrived sooner than I expected. Thanks for the good service. 679535



- TH480R
by: Kimberly07/21/2019

I received my order from etrailer within 24 hours! Incredible. Free shipping too. The product was as ordered. Thule makes great racks, expensive but solid, well engineered and dependable. I've used them on 3 different cars. My husband didn't read the directions so it took us a few redo's to get the right latches and pads on the front and back racks, but otherwise, very straightforward installation and many installation videos to help. 673230



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by: Kimberly07/21/2019

I received my order from etrailer within 24 hours! Incredible. Free shipping too. The product was as ordered. Thule makes great racks, expensive but solid, well engineered and dependable. I've used them on 3 different cars. My husband didn't read the directions so it took us a few redo's to get the right latches and pads on the front and back racks, but otherwise, very straightforward installation and many installation videos to help. 674466



- TH480R
by: Greg T.07/08/2019

Assembled and functioned just as the instruction said it would. I had absolutely no problem installing and using these rack bars on my Ford Edge. They have nor shifted and have held my equipment perfectly. Would certainly recommend them. Purchasing and getting additional from eTrailer was also excellent. 667797



- TH480R
by: Brad T06/30/2019
Ford F-450 Super Duty

Used on top of an F450 to carry a kayak. Easy to install. I'd suggest going to U Tube to see excellent instructions. Once set up, it takes just minutes to install. 664899



- TH480R
by: David06/05/2019
2009 Ford F-150

I got a complete Aerobar kit for my 2009 F150 SuperCrew and really appreciated that eTrailer packaged the bars, feet and fit kit all in one deal so that there was no chance of getting the wrong items. Service was quick and the system went together well and works great on my truck. I couldn’t be happier! 653845



- TH480R
by: Daniel05/28/2019

They work great! I just missed the fact that I needed to order the foot pad kit for my car as well. 647648



- TH480R
by: Jonathan Guiracocha05/18/2019

No comment love the product 643407



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by: Steve05/18/2019

Excellent product! Excellent service from etrailer. Thule needs to radically improve their assembly instructions. 643376



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by: Blanca05/09/2019

I've had this product for a year now and I love it. I have no issue with it. Very easy to assembly. I would highly recommended this product. 641841



- TH480R
by: David05/05/2019

A good, quality product. 638691



- TH480R
by: James S03/30/2019

These are the easiest to use mounts I have ever used. They worked great on our 600 mile Canada vacation. We had some high winds to deal with and they worked perfectly. 615432



- TH480R
by: Daniel03/28/2019

Great product and on-time delivery! Very satisfied! 614800



- TH480R
by: Terry02/21/2019
2012 Mini Cooper

Absolute Nightmare installing Thule instructions incomprehensible and at times contradictory 1 part from the carrier broken Getting replacement and support from Thule in all 6 months from purchase before sucessful mounting. But now that its on it is a great rack This was not really your fault but Thule's they need to provide clear instructions and fast on line support. 607006



- TH480R
by: Tracy02/19/2019
2015 Mini Cooper

the thule racks are perfect and look great the kayak carrier that wasnt thule brand was alright not a perfect fit but will work when needed...thanks 606170



- TH480R
by: James r01/27/2019
2016 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Use it for 17’ canoe on my ‘16 F250 towing 5th whl trlr Rack is rock solid, easy on easy off when not using it. Top quality, no pun intended. Would buy again but probably won’t have to...worth every penny 600672



- TH480R
by: Marketa01/20/2019

Great product,our roof racks holds up second second season now, without taking it down for storms or New England snow. Outstanding customer service - we had some hand me down parts, etrialer helped us to figure out what we need to buy and how put the entire set together and insatall. This was done over the phone, with US based customer service. 598987



- TH480R
by: Robert01/18/2019
2016 Toyota Prius v

Awesome product. Easy to install. The video was very good just need to explain the measurement vs slider for placing the towers a bit clearer. Great customer service. 598655



- TH480R
by: Anthony01/18/2019
2018 Honda Civic

Looks great, fits great. Only complaint is Thule's instructions. Took some time to figure it out, but once you figure it out it starts to make sense. Also watching a YouTube video of the product helped tremendously. 598575



- TH480R
by: JeepLover12/12/2018
Jeep Grand Cherokee

It’s OK, The product is well designed and does the job, but looks a bit clunky on our all-black Jeep Grand Cherokee. This retro-fit option does not have a sleek, streamlined appearance like a factory install. If you’re going for a sporty look, then you will probably like this product. 590120



- TH480R
by: Pieter10/27/2018
2017 Dodge Durango

It fits and it works. It looks good. It is solid. Good product. 577928



- TH480R
by: Moshe10/26/2018
2015 Honda CR-V

Everything arrived on time, and was easy to install. Looks great on the car. 577785



- TH480R
by: Leroy08/28/2018

Great customer service kayak rack easy to install and looks great 559165



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by: John07/13/2018

Great rake - fit perfectly. Still going strong. 541372



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by: Ron06/27/2018
2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Very easy to use! 527405



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by: Richard B06/04/2018
2012 Toyota Prius

Easy to install and looks great! 517459



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by: Jarrad05/18/2018

My order arrived in a timely manner and installation was a breeze with the instructions provided 510034



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by: martha05/13/2018

The whole process of ordering a roof rack for my new car was simple. Just needed to decide which bars I wanted to buy, all the fitting and sizing was taken care of by the website. The package arrived on time. I spent maybe 2 hours puzzling through the directions, assembling the roof rack and attaching it to my car. By going slowly and rereading the directions numerous times, I think it got it right the first time. It was used to carry a canoe yesterday and did everything it was supposed to do. Completely adequate! 508212


Comments

The rack has been on my car almost continuously for a year now. It has carried dozens of boats tofrom put-ins and take-outs. It is a hassle to remove it to wash the roof of my car so Ive taken to just leaving it on all the time. THe rubber wear strips are pretty torn up now but that isnt an issue for me. It holds boats securely on my car.

Martha M - 05/13/2019

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by: Tom04/27/2018

Sturdy, nice looking, easy to install and remove, has not marked or damaged the car in any way so far. I use the rack for carrying a large, heavy, aluminum canoe which it holds securely. My only concern is that the rubber wear strips got a bit torn up from moving the canoe around on them as I was centering it. Also the assembly instructions could be much clearer, I ended up doing quite a bit of trial and error. 501444



- TH480R
by: Michael03/04/2018

Highly recommend 480959


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  • Can 60 Thule AeroBlade Bars be Used on a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the E Group Package
  • To determine if you can use the 60" WingBar Evo Crossbars, part # TH711500 or part # TH711520, will fit on your 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee you first need to measure the center to center distance between the mounting holes where the Podium feet will sit. I have attached a picture showing where you want to measure. If this measurement falls between 46-1/2" - 59-3/4" then the 60" bars will fit. For your E Group package you also need the Podium Foot Pack # TH460R and the Fit Kit # THKIT3142 to
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  • Roof Rack Options For 2016 Dodge Grand Caravan With Naked Roof
  • Who needs the dealer? We carry roof racks that are designed to fit your 2016 Grand Caravan with a naked roof. If you are looking for a roof rack with aerodynamic crossbars I recommend the the Thule WingBar roof rack. This includes the aerodynamic crossbars but locks are not included. For this roof rack you will need crossbars, part # TH711520, the roof rack feet, part # TH480R and the vehicle specific fit kit, part # THKIT1043. Locks are available for this roof rack. You just need to
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  • Roof Rack for 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Hard Top
  • To answer your last question first the Thule WingBar roof rack is a great option that I highly recommend. The rack to fit your 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited are: 60 inch WingBars # TH711520 (black) or # TH711500 (silver) Rapd Gutter Feet # TH300R If you prefer the square bars then you use: 60 inch SquareBars # TH712500 Rapid Gutter Feet # TH300R Aero bars are noticably quieter. They obviously have the aerodynamic design, plus the WingBars are constructed of aluminum so they're
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  • Parts Needed to Add a Roof Rack on a 2018 Honda Ridgeline
  • If you would like to stick with the Thule theme that you have going then I recommend using a Thule roof rack system that uses the AeroBlade bars. For your 2018 Honda Ridgeline you will need 60" crossbars which is part # TH711500 for Silver or part # TH711520 for Black along with the Rapid Traverse Foot Pack # TH480R, and the Fit Kit # THKIT1811. The WingBar Evo bars have an aerodynamic design that cuts down on wind noise and drag compared to traditional bars. If you prefer the more
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  • Thule Roof Rack Recommendation for a 2013 Acura MDX without OEM Roof Rails
  • The Thule WingBar Roof Rack, # TH711500 in silver or # TH711520 in black, # TH480R, # THKIT1549, is the recommended Thule roof rack for your 2013 Acura MDX without the OEM roof rails. You will not need any additional parts to install the roof rack on your roof. If you would like to add locks to the roof rack, you can use the Thule One-Key System Lock Cylinders, # TH450400. If you have other Thule accessories, you can key them all alike with Thules One-Key locking system. If you would
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  • Will the Thule Atlantis 1600XT Fit a 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan
  • If your 2017 Dodge Grand Caravan has the factory roof rack installed then the Thule Atlantis 1600XT is compatible with it. If you don't have a roof rack already installed then I recommend installing the Thule WingBar Evo roof rack as it is more aerodynamic (causing less wind noise) and looks better than a round or square roof rack system. The WingBar Evo roof rack consists of the 60" Bars, part # TH711500 for Silver or part # TH711520 for Black, the Rapid Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack
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  • Recommended Roof Rack For 2015 Dodge Grand Caravan With Naked Roof
  • We do carry roof racks that work for you. The roof rack I recommend for your 2015 Grand Caravan is the Thule WingBar Evo roof rack. This roof rack has aerodynamic aluminum crossbars and custom fit kit designed to fit the naked roof of your Grand Caravan. To order this roof rack you will need part # TH711500, part # TH480R, and part # THKIT1043. You could also use part # TH711520 if you want black crossbars. We don't carry the factory rails to install a roof rack.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack And Kayak Carriers For 2 Kayaks On 2014 Honda Odyssey With Factory Rails
  • The roof rack I recommend for your Odyssey is the Thule WingBar roof rack system. This system features the 60 inch WingBar crossbars which are some of the quietest on the road. The roof rack has a weight capacity of 165 lbs, but you will want to make sure you do not exceed the roof weight capacity of your Odyssey. To order this roof rack you will need part # TH710401, and part # TH711500 for silver or # TH711520 for black. If you do not have carriers for your kayaks I recommend
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  • Best Roof Rack for 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan That Wont Damage Paint
  • The Thule WingBar Evo roof rack is going to be the best rack for your 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan and there have been no complaints about damage to paint with this system. There are a couple of reasons why damaged paint with this rack is not a concern, starting with the clips you mentioned; the clips from this rack attach to the door frame where there is a soft rubber coating and not any paint. The other reason chipped paint should not be an issue is that the Fit Kit for this rack has soft
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  • Recommended Roof Rack and Cargo Box for 2013 Ford Explorer with Moon Roof
  • I was unable to find the roof capacity for your 2013 Ford Explorer with a moon roof. I recommend checking your owner's manual or with a Ford dealer. The roof rack I suggest for your Explorer is the Thule WingBars: 60 inch WingBars # TH711520 (black) or # TH711500 (silver) Evo Raised Rail Feet # TH710401 The crossbars will mount to your raised side rails. I like the AeroBlade system because it's quieter than most and with the moon roof this will make an impact. For the cargo
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  • Roof Rack Crossbar Spreads for a 2017 Infiniti QX80
  • Each roof rack for your 2017 Infiniti QX80 will have its own specific crossbar spread that works best with your QX80. The range of crossbar spreads from the roof racks that we carry are from 45" to 47" from the middle of the front to the middle of the back crossbar. If you don't already have a roof rack on your QX80 I highly recommend going with the Thule WingBar Evo system. This option consists of the 60" WingBar Evo Crossbars, part # TH711500 for Silver or part # TH711520 for Black,
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  • Roof Rack for 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL that Can Allow Thule Hullavator Carrier to Install
  • The Thule WingBar Evo Roof Rack part numbers # TH711500 and # TH300R that you referenced is a confirmed fit for your 2018 Jeep Wrangler JL and it by itself easily has capacity and bar length to carry two of the assisted Thule Hullavator roof racks part # TH898. You'll need to check to make sure the hardtop of your Jeep has the capacity for your two kayaks and the weight of each of the Hullavators as well which weighs right at 40 lbs.
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  • Recommended Thule Roof Rack and Cargo Box for a 2012 Honda Odyssey
  • For a Thule setup on your 2012 Honda Odyssey with the side rails you have a few options for the AeroBlade crossbars. The first option would include the WingBar Evo bars, part # TH711500 for Silver or part # TH711520 for Black, and the Evo Raised Rail Feet # TH710401. The other option would be to use the AeroBlade Edge Roof Rack, part # TH7503-TH7504 for Silver or part # TH7503B-TH7504B for Black, which would give you more of an OEM look on your Odyssey. To lock either of these
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  • Roof Rack and Kayak Carrier Recommendation for 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan
  • For your 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan the roof rack I recommend is the Thule WingBar Evo part # TH711500, # TH480R, and # THKIT1043. This rack is very easy to install, is well-made, and has aero shaped bars so wind noise would be at a minimum. Then for a kayak carrier the Thule Hullaport part # TH848 would be a great option. It's padded, can fold down when not in use, and could potentially carry a second kayak if ever needed.
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  • Mounting Location And Compatibility For Non E Group Roof Racks 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • I do have a solution available for you however, the factory side rails on the non E group package of your 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee will not allow you to attach crossbar feet to them. You will not have to uninstall the factory rails to use one of our systems such as the Thule WingBar System which is composed of part # TH711500, part # TH480R, and part # THKIT1656. This system has aero shaped cross bars which are both wind resistant and less noisy than other bar shapes. It also comes with
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  • Roof Rack and Kayak Carrier For 2016 Dodge 3500 Quad Cab
  • I was able to confirm the Thule roof rack system fits the 2016 Dodge 3500 quad cab so that you can go kayaking. You will need Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars part # TH711500, the Evo Clamp Feet for Thule Crossbars part # TH710501 and Fit Kit for Thule Evo Clamp Roof Rack Feet part # TH145106. This roof rack system has a weight capacity of 165 lbs according to Thule. If you need a kayak carrier, I recommend Thule The Stacker - Rooftop Multi-Kayak Carrier part # TH830 because it allows you
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  • What is the Correct Thule WingBar Roof Rack for a 2011 Ford Explorer with Raised Side Rails
  • We do have 53 inch WingBars, # TH711400 and # TH711420, but this length is not recommend as the appropriate length for your 2011 Ford Explorer. The 60 inch bars, # TH711500 and # TH711520, are the manufacturer recommended bars. The 53 inch bars are not long enough to maximize the weight carrying capacity of the vehicle and fit properly which is why the 60 inch bars are needed. In addition to the bars, you will also need the Thule Evo raised rail feet, part # TH710401, for the raised
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  • Roof Rack and Towing Equipment Recommendations for a 2015 Honda Pilot
  • For a roof rack I recommend a Thule WingBar Evo system with Silver # TH711500 or Black # TH711520 60" crossbars. If your 2015 Honda Pilot has raised side rails you need the Evo Feet # TH710401 but for a naked roof you need the Evo Feet # TH710501 and Fit Kit # TH145191. This setup gives you a great looking roof rack that is aerodynamic and features a dual strip on the top which eliminates the need to modify anything on the roof rack like you would have had to in the past. According to
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  • How Tight do the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof-Rack Feet Need to be
  • There is not a torque spec for the mounting clamps on the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack part # TH480R. The foot pack comes with an AcuTight tensioning tool which will be used to secure the feet onto the roof. The feet will need to be tight so they don't move but not much more than this. I have attached a review video which shows the feet being tighten for you as well.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack for 2018 Jeep Compass and 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Both with Flush Rails
  • For your 2018 Jeep Compass, you will use the crossbars # TH711220, legs # TH480R , and fit kit # THKIT3164. You will also need locks # TH450400. For your 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee, you will use crossbars # TH711520, the same legs # TH480R and locks # TH450400, but different fit kit # THKIT1656. You can use the same crossbars if you don't mind the longer crossbars on your Compass, but the fit kit will not be compatible between vehicles. You will need the custom fit for each one.
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  • Fit Kit Needed for Thule Square Bar Roof Rack on a 2015 Lexus CT 200h
  • If you already have the 47" Thule SquareBars # TH712200 then the only other parts you need to complete the roof rack for your 2015 Lexus CT 200h are the Traverse Foot Pack # TH480R and the Fit Kit # THKIT1636. Since your CT 200h doesn't have pre-installed fixpoints for a roof rack you actually need to use the Thule Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack # TH480R. The Thule Podium Roof Mounted Foot Pack # TH460 is designed to work with vehicles that have the pre-installed fixpoints so it won't
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  • Parts Needed to Install Thule Aeroblade Roof Rack on 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • Thule does offer an Aeroblade roof rack that fits your 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the all black flush roof rails, but they recommend using 60 inch bars like the part # THARB60 so your 53 inch bars may not be long enough. All of the components needed to install a Thule rack on your vehicle are # TH711520, # TH480R, and # THKIT1656. If you were inclined you could go with just the feet and fit kit for now to see if the bars you have will work, and if not then order the 60 inch bars.
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  • Recommended Thule Traverse Roof Rack Fit Kit on 2018 Honda Civic Hatchback
  • For your 2018 Honda Civic, the Thule Traverse # TH480R for Aero bars will be compatible. You will need the fit kit # THKIT1852 for the proper fit on your 2018 hatchback. To complete the roof rack, you will also need the 47 inch Aero bars # TH711220 or SquareBar # TH712200. Either roof rack combination will be rated for 110 lbs max capacity on your vehicle. The fit kit # THKIT1797 you also asked about is only a fit for the Sedan.
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  • Antenna Clearance When Transporting Stand-Up Paddleboards on 2013 Ford Escape or 2013 Toyota RAV4
  • When it comes to a stand-up paddle board carrier that will clear the antenna on a 2013 Ford Escape or a 2013 Toyota RAV4, I recommend taking a look at the Thule SUPDawg, part # Y04075. We installed this carrier on a Toyota 4Runner and as you can see in the attached picture, there is quite a bit of room between the roof and the paddle board so you shouldn't have any problem with antenna clearance.
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for 2013 Dodge Journey R/T
  • Since you wanted to maximize the bar length for your 2013 Dodge Journey the best roof rack option we have would be one that has the longest crossbars like the Thule Aeroblade part numbers # TH711520, # TH480R, and # THKIT1658 which comes with 60 inch crossbars. Your sunroof would not be an issue either. The Rhino Rack roof rack part numbers # RREB137B, # RRRLKVA, # RREB-FK1 and # DK200 that you referenced is a great bang for your buck roof rack and has 54 inches of crossbar space. This
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  • Can Crossbars for a Thule Roof Rack be Spaced Further Apart on a 2012 Honda CR-V
  • The crossbar spread is 27-1/2 inches for the Thule AeroBlade system on a 2012 Honda CR-V. This is set by where the feet need to install on the roof. The specific locations are chosen because they are the most structurally sound. The fit kit is then made to fit the specific contours of the roof in those locations. Moving the crossbars further apart will lead to damage to the roof and a lower capacity. For a wider bar spread the Yakima system has a spread of 32 inches. It is made up of
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for a 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee that Attaches to Fixed Points on Roof
  • There is a Rhino Rack roof rack that will install to the factory fixed points you have on the flush rails of your 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland, but nothing from Thule. You would want the Rhino Rack Roof Rack that consists of the following: # RRVA126B-2, # RRRCL4, and # RRRCP27-BK
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  • Replacement Foot for Thule Rapid Traverse Foot Pack 480R
  • You are going to need a new foot. There isn't a repair kit available. For a single Thule Rapid Traverse foot use # 7522249001. I recommend inspecting all of the other feet and fit kit parts to see if anything else is in need of replacing.
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  • Aftermarket Roof Rack for 2017 Subaru Outback Touring Wagon for Transporting 16-ft Kayak
  • We do offer some aftermarket roof rack fits for your 2017 Subaru Outback Touring Wagon that has raised roof side rails. The current options are from Rhino-Rack and can be seen on the linked page. You can choose either silver or black bars; many customers prefer the black bar set-up, part # JA7975, for its OEM-like appearance. For silver bars order kit # JA7956. Both racks provide a maximum load capacity of 165-lbs and I suggest a review of your owner's manual to confirm that the car's roof
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  • How Tight Should Thule Rapid Traverse Feet Get to Roof of Vehicle
  • The Thule Rapid Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack # TH480R comes with a tool that's basically a torque wrench which lets you know exactly how tight to get the hardware. Basically you tighten the tool till the line on the green portion of the tool lines up with the line on the gray portion. See picture.
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  • What is the Difference Between the Thule Traverse 480 and Rapid Travers 480R?
  • The Thule Traverse 480 has been discontinued and is only compatible with square load bars which are also discontinued. The Thule Rapid Traverse Foot Pack # TH480R are compatible with the Aero Style bars like the AeroBlade or WingBar Evo, the ProBar HD bars, and the SquareBar that has a slot on the underside. I've linked the page to all these crossbar options to assist. The ProBar # TH713700 and # TH713600 are the only crossbars that can be cut to custom lengths like the older square
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  • Best Value Roof Rack for 2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude
  • For your 2015 Jeep Cherokee Latitude there typically are not factory raised rails. Those models come either without rails or with flush mounted rails. If those rails have a chrome finish and a slot in the top then you have the e-group package and I recommend the Rola Sport GTX Series Roof Rack - Flush, Factory Side Rails - Aluminum - Black # 59967 for an economical option that will work very well. If those rails do not have the slot in the top, then you will use the Thule SquareBar
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  • How Many AcuTight Tensioning Tools are Included in the Thule Rapid Traverse Foot Pack
  • The Thule Rapid Traverse foot pack # TH480R comes with 2 of the AcuTight tensioning tools; 1 for each side of the vehicle.
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  • Parts Needed for a Thule Aero Blade Roof Rack on a 2011 BMW X6
  • In order to have a complete roof rack for your 2011 BMW X6 you will need the following products that you referenced: Thule Load Bars # TH711420 Thule Rapid Traverse Foot Pack # TH480R Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit # THKIT1526 The line you referenced in our product description that says, The towers mount to your vehicle using vehicle-specific clips sold separately that snap into place on the towers in seconds with Thules EasyClick bracket-attachment system, is referring to the fit kit
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  • What is the Difference Between Ordering the Thule Traverse as a Set of 4 or Individually
  • If you are looking to get a set of 4 of the Rapid Traverse feet you would want to order the part # TH480R as it comes with the T-wrenches needed to install the feet. If you ordered the feet individually with part # 7522249001 you would not get the wrench required. You would also need the part # 752-2352-002 in that case.
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  • Thule Aeroblade Roof Rack Parts Recommendation for 2013 Kia Soul
  • For your 2013 Kia Soul the recommended roof rack from Thule is the part numbers # TH711420, # TH480R, and # THKIT1524. Since you have the longer bars already what I would recommend you do is order just the feet and fit kit to see if the bars will fit. Since the bars have a track in them that does not run the entire length it's hard to say if the track would be long enough with your 60 inch bar. So unless you're in a time constraint I'd try to see if you can get the 60 inch bars to fit
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  • Thule Roof Rack for a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Altitude with Black Plastic Side Rails
  • You have the wrong kit I'm afraid. For the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the black side rails like the Altitude has you need the following Thule parts: For WingBar bars Bars # TH711500 Rapid Traverse feet # TH480R Fit kit # THKIT1656 For square bars Bars # TH712500 Rapid Traverse feet # TH480R Fit kit # THKIT1656 These kits do not attach to the side rails. They fit like the naked roof options.
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  • Can a Roof Rack Fit on Different Vehicles by Just Changing the Fit Kit?
  • Most roof rack systems will allow you to change out your fit kit for use on other vehicles. For instance, you can use the same towers like the Thule Rapid Traverse # TH480R, and the same crossbars like (as long as the crossbars are a useable length on your different vehicle) and just change the custom fit kit to match the different vehicle. For new WingBar Evo you would use # TH711420. So, you could have two vehicles in your garage and have one set of crossbars, one set of towers,
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