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
Fit Kit for Thule Traverse Roof Rack Feet - 1510

Part Numbers: TH711500,TH480R,THKIT1510

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TH711500 - Non-Locking Thule Crossbars
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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:

  • Quiet, low-profile crossbars let you build an aftermarket roof rack for your vehicle
    • Pair with a Thule foot pack and a fit kit to create a complete roof rack
    • Works with Evo Clamp, Evo Raised Rail, Rapid Traverse, and Rapid Gutter foot packs
  • Tapered TrailEdge shape creates an extremely aerodynamic roof rack system
    • Dual rubber WindDiffuser strips help control air flow over bars to dramatically reduce wind noise and vibration
    • Aero-style bars reduce drag to help maintain fuel efficiency
  • Full-length crossbars maximize space for carriers and accessories
  • Bars accommodate accessories that mount in the T-tracks or clamp around the bars
    • Works with most universal-mount bike, water, snow, and cargo carriers
  • QuickAccess T-tracks let you easily install channel-mounted accessories
    • Simply pivot SwingBlade endcaps up and slide accessories into T-tracks
  • Bottom T-tracks let you easily install bar on Thule feet
    • SmartSlide slidable scale on bottoms of bars help center rack on your roof and double as under-bar aerodynamic cover
    • Included rubber strips let you fill gap between outer edge of foot and end of bar
  • Heavy-duty yet lightweight aluminum bars are durable and rustproof


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

Item # TH711500



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 Evo, 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


480400 Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack Foot Pack - Qty 4

Replaces 480R



Fit Kit for Thule Traverse Roof Rack Feet - 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


141510 Custom Base Clips and Pads for Thule Traverse Foot Pack - Qty 4 - 1510

Replaces Thule KIT1510





Customer Reviews

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

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

Fit Kit for Thule Traverse Roof Rack Feet - 1510 - THKIT1510

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (442 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


Comments
Fantastic, even though we have a full size truck with a cap on it, the ability to carry large, odd shaped things is awesome, roof rack is sturdy, has never come loose, and is relatively quiet at all driving speeds. Received many compliments as well from other truck owners who seem interested in installing a roof rack. Thanks again for an awesome product
Allen - 07/20/2020

94621

- TH480R
by: Elizabeth06/21/2020

The roof rack fits well on my Honda Pilot. The customer service was exceptional. They were friendly and also professional. The items were packaged very well and arrived on time. 818983



- TH480R
by: Jule12/07/2019

Not only does this serve it’s purpose well & look good, it was easy to order online and arrived in a timely manner. Hopefully going to be able to order the kayak attachment soon. ;-) Adventures await! 729944



- 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

18725

- 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



- TH711500
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: 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: Eric B11/03/2019

I am not much of a do it yourself-er when it comes to things such as this. However, the product installed very quickly and without an issue. The instructions were better than most. I look forward to using the racks to get more involved with family outings and adventures. 722411



- 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Austin09/18/2020
2006 Mini Cooper

I bought this with the mini cooper 2006 package. I had looked around locally and got some quotes for a rack for my girlfriends 06 mini, and I was getting prices over 850 dollars for the complete package. There were 650 with shipping (I chose the expedited) and arrived in 3 days, which is really fast where I live. The racks fit and I was able to find an installation video from the etrailer youtube website which was very helpful. From what I heard from the locals shops they stopped producing this set so if you have a mini cooper thats 06 and earlier this is the one to grab while they still have them in stock. We did have to adjust the back measurements a bit from what the manual said and it was a bit tough to work the back mounts into place but after some work the racks look great and are very sturdy! 883228



- TH480R
by: Robert09/02/2020

Perfect fit! 872800



- TH480R
by: Richard08/29/2020

Excellent company. Fast shipping during a pandemic where most retailers were out of stock or extremely expensive 871295



- TH480R
by: 08/18/2020

fit like advertised 864208



- TH480R
by: 08/07/2020

Happy customer 857348



- TH480R
by: Bernhard07/29/2020

Incredible customer service. Greg was amazing in getting my roof shipped to me. I am 65 and this is the best customer service I have ever had. THANK YOU. 856122



- TH711500
by: Tammy S07/01/2020

Great quality product!! Works great for what we use it for. We tie our kayaks on it. 825966



- TH480R
by: Tammy S07/01/2020

Product is great quality and works great for what we use it for. We tie our kayaks on it. 825964



- TH480R
by: Jim06/28/2020

Easy to install, fits perfectly, feels very secure on the roof, and world-class customer service!! 824351



- TH480R
by: Gregory06/26/2020

Quick turnaround on my order 822349



- TH711500
by: Chris C06/26/2020

Fast delivery, no issues with the material received. 822000



- TH711500
by: Richard06/22/2020

Easy to install and very solid on the v ehicle. 819893


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  • Recommended Roof Rack, Kayak Carrier, and Rooftop Bike Carriers for 2011 Range Rover Sport
  • On your 2011 Range Rover Sport with a completely naked roof, I recommend starting with the Thule roof rack consisting of: -Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Silver - 60" Long - Qty 2 # TH711500 -Evo Clamp Feet for Thule Crossbars - Naked Roofs - Qty 4 # TH710501 -Fit Kit for Thule Evo Clamp Roof Rack Feet # TH145116 This isn't the most economical option, but I think it is the best quality for cost. This roof rack is rated for up to 130 lbs on your roof. For your kayak,
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan Permanent Install Roof Rack
  • For a permanent roof rack installation, the Rhino-Rack RT-Style Roof Rack Tracks - Rivet Mount - 58-1/2" Long - Qty 2 # RTS502 can be used. Then you will want the Rhino-Rack Quick Mount Legs for Vortex Aero Crossbars - RTC and RT Roof Rack Tracks - Qty 4 # RRRLT600. Finally you will want the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbars - Aluminum - Silver - 59" Long - Qty 2 # RRVA150S-2 or black # RRVA150B-2.
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  • Roof Rack & Canoe and Kayak Carriers for 2010 Toyota Highlander with Raised Factory Side Roof Rails
  • Square-bar roof racks generally offer the advantages of being lower in cost and having the broadest compatibility with accessory items like kayak carriers. Aero bars are more costly but are indeed quieter. Thing is, by the time you add kayak and/or canoe carriers, and the boats themselves, you've got so much stuff on your roof that can make noise that the benefit of the quieter Aero bars may not be evident. With that said, the cost of some Aero racks like the Rhino-Rack Vortex system,
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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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  • Recommendation for Two 90 lb Kayaks on 2018 Toyota Highlander
  • For your 2018 Toyota Highlander, the two 90 lb kayaks will exceed the weight your roof can safely carry. If you were to only carry one you would be fine and the combination you referenced would work well but two does require a trailer as you stated. My recommendation is to use the Malone MicroSport Trailer for 2 Extra Heavy Boats - 13' Long - 800 lbs # MPG461B2 or the Malone MicroSport Trailer for 2 Heavy Kayaks - 13' Long - 800 lbs # MPG461GS. This gives you the strength you need
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • What is the Difference Between 60 Inch Thule WIngBar 711500 And 711520?
  • The Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Silver - 60" Long - Qty 2 # TH711500 and the Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 60" Long - Qty 2 # TH711520 are identical in all dimensions and fit. The only difference is the color. You can choose the color you desire as the black bars are the same aluminum bars with a black powder coat added.
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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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  • Can Thule Roof Rack Feet be Transferred From 2005 Jetta to 2017 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab
  • Thule has changed their fit kits, towers and crossbars, so the Thule Traverse foot pack for your 2005 VW Jetta does not have a way to fit on your 2017 Ford F-150 SuperCrew Cab, because the older parts have been discontinued. I can understand this is not the news you wanted to hear, but it does mean you will need a new system in order to add a roof rack to your 2017 F-150, and that includes the crossbars because the ones that fit your truck are seven inches longer than the ones for your
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  • Thule TH480R Rapid Traverse Roof Rack Feet Compatibility With Old Type Square Crossbars
  • The Thule # TH480R foot pack isn't compatible with the square crossbars unless they're the newer style that have the slots in the underside. Unfortunately, Thule no longer offers feet that are compatible with the older-style square bars nor is there an adapter available so your best bet will be to replace your existing bars with the new models that have the slots. The bars are available in the following lengths: 43 Inch, part # TH712100 47 inch, part # TH712200 50 inch, part # TH712300 53
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  • How To Use Old Thule AeroBlade Crossbars On a 2019 Honda Accord 4-Door
  • In order to use Thule AeroBlade Crossbars on a 2019 Honda Accord 4-Door you will need both the Evo Clamp Feet for Thule Crossbars part # TH710501 and Fit Kit for Thule Evo Clamp Roof Rack Feet part # TH145151. The Rapid Traverse Feet for Thule Crossbars part # TH480R will not work as the fit kit you need for them, the Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs part THKIT1874 is no longer available. The fit kit is specific to both the mounting feet and vehicle. Furthermore, the fit
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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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  • 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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  • Will the Thule Subaru Factory Roof Rack SOA567X050 Fit a 2016 Subaru Legacy
  • I do have an option for you but the only part of the Thule Subaru Factory Roof Rack SOA567X050 that you would be able to reuse are the crossbars. The mounting feet are for vehicles with fixed points which your 2016 Subaru Legacy does not have. In order to reuse the crossbars you will need both the Thule Rapid Traverse Feet part # TH480R and the Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs part # THKIT1761.
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  • Will the Thule Rapid 400XT Foot Pack Work on a 2009 Toyota Matrix
  • I do have an option for you but I spoke to my contact at Thule and they said that the Thule Rapid 400XT Foot Pack that you have cannot be reused on your 2009 Toyota Matrix because the fit kits are no longer available. Therefore, if you wanted to reuse your crossbars you would need both the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack part # TH480R and the Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs part # THKIT1512. For a more cost effective option, we have the Rola APE Series Roof Rack
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  • 2012 Ford F150 Supercrew Thule Roof Rack Fit How Should it Fit
  • I have not had this issue in the past with any Thule roof rack like the Thule Rapid Traverse WingBar Evo Roof Rack in the past. They do extensive testing on their kits to ensure this does not happen. To ensue you have the right clips match them up. you are looking for part # THKIT1521. If you do in fact have the correct fit the next step is to check the positioning on the roof rack and make sure you have followed the instruction exactly. There will be a specific position this crossbar
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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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  • Clearance Between Roof and Crossbar with Thule AeroBlade Bars on a 2005 Nissan Maxima
  • I went out to our studios and found a Rapid Traverse foot from a # TH480R kit and measured from the base to the bottom of where the bar would be. It was just under 3-1/4 inches. Because roofs are generally sloped and fit is different on every vehicle, use this measurement as a guide only to estimate where the bottom of the bar will approximately be. In addition to the foot pack you will also need the crossbars, # TH711420 in black or # TH711400 in silver, and fit kit # THKIT1538.
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  • Can 60 Inch Thule WingBar Crossbars be Used on a 2007 Honda Fit Sport
  • Yes, you can use the 60 inch Thule WingBar crossbars # TH711500 on your 2007 Honda Fit Sport. You will need a set of Rapid Traverse feet, # TH480R, and fit kit # THKIT1312 to complete the installation. The WingBars are also available in black using # TH711520. The recommended bar length for your Fit is 47 inches. The 60 inch bars will stick out about 6-1/2 inches more on each side of the vehicle so use caution.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack/Carrier Option for 2 Kayaks on 2014 Chevy Silverado 3500
  • First, let's start with the kayak carrier. A kayak carrier system like # S512 used with the # RRS512X would allow you to carry two kayaks, while not using a lot of space on the roof. You'll next need to choose a roof rack to provide an attachment point for the kayak carrier. The roof rack solution you'd use will depend on whether your Silverado 3500 is a regular or a crew-cab model. For a crew-cab, I'd recommend an Vortex Aero rack from Rhino-Rack which is the most budget friendly
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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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  • Can Thule Roof Rack Placement be Moved to Move Cargo Box Back on 2011 Ford Edge
  • The placement of the clips that hold the roof rack feet to your 2011 Ford Edge are very specific. Moving them can cause fit problems or unintended damage to the vehicle. Are you able to move the mounting feet on the box any further forward? That would move the box rearward some. The overhang doesn't appear to be excessive in your picture. It will create more wind resistance but if you can open the hood without hitting the box then it will still be fine.
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  • Could 53 Inch Thule AeroBlade Bars Be Installed onto a 2011 Honda Fit
  • A 53 inch Thule AeroBlade Load Bars # THARB53 would install onto your 2011 Honda Fit in the same way that the recommended 47 inch AeroBlade would. The reason the 53 inch bar is not recommended is because it will hang over and additional 3 inches on either side of your vehicle which might cause clearance issues. For example you would be more likely to hit your head on the bar since it would be hanging over the edge of the vehicle further. The part numbers you would need to install an
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  • Recommendation on a Roof Rack to Fit a 2005 Mini Cooper
  • I recommend the Thule Roof Rack System which consists of # TH711200 crossbars, # TH480R Feet, and custom fit kit # THKIT1366 for your 2005 Mini Cooper. The bars have a weight capacity of 165 lbs. However, this is only the limit of the bar and does not increase your roof's carrying capacity. Check your owners manual or contact your dealer to find out what is your Mini's roof capacity.
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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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  • What is Recommended Square Bar Length for Thule Roof Rack on 2017 Chevy Colorado
  • Thule changed their square crossbar design a while back and when they did this some of the recommended bar lengths changed. The answer page you found was one that was done several years ago with the older recommended bar that was longer. Currently the new bar design uses the longer 53 inch crossbar setup with part numbers # TH712400, # TH480R, and # THKIT1714.
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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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