2014 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Roof Rack by Thule

Roof Rack Includes:

Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 60" Long - Qty 2
Rapid Traverse Feet for Thule Crossbars - Naked Roof - Qty 4
Fit Kit for Thule Traverse Roof Rack Feet - 1532

Part Numbers: TH711520,TH480R,THKIT1532

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Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 60" Long - Qty 2
part number: TH711520

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
  • Black powder coat finish is corrosion resistant


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.


Thule WingBar Evo SwingBlade

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.



711520 Thule Wing Bar Evo 150 Aluminum Cross Bars - Black - 60" Long - Qty 2

Replaces Thule THARB60

Item # TH711520



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


480400 Thule Rapid Traverse Roof Rack Foot Pack - Qty 4

Replaces 480R

Item # TH480R



Fit Kit for Thule Traverse Roof Rack Feet - 1532
part number: THKIT1532

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


141532 Custom Base Clips and Pads for Thule Traverse Foot Pack - Qty 4 - 1532

Replaces Thule 1532





Customer Reviews

Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 60" Long - Qty 2 - TH711520

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

Fit Kit for Thule Traverse Roof Rack Feet - 1532 - THKIT1532

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (391 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: 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



- TH711520
by: Steven01/25/2018

what can one say. etrailer has the best products at the best prices, great customer service with actual people that answer the phone and actually know what the heck they're talking about. My product was even delivered sooner than it was supposed to be. Sounds like a perfect business plan to me! 469511


Comments
My roof racks by Thule are just outstanding. No regrets. I carry two kayaks up there quite frequently when were pulling our fifth wheel. Great solution to being able to take our boats along with us.
Steven - 01/25/2019

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- 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



- TH711520
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. 641840



- 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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- 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



- TH711520
by: Hani08/20/2018
2011 Honda Odyssey

High-end crossbars that are super quiet while driving. And a fair price from etrailer 555710



- 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: 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



- TH711520
by: William08/23/2019
2018 Dodge Durango

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 693866



- TH711520
by: Carl11/30/2018
2018 Chevrolet Suburban

Great product that compliments the look of my vehicle while serving a function. Initially, the product arrived missing some key parts, but the staff responded immediately to my email and took great care of me to ensure that my experience was completely satisfactory. Carol and Kelsey are truly attentive to the customer’s needs. Great job everyone! 586368



- 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: 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: 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



- TH711520
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!! 674155



- TH711520
by: Dennis06/13/2018
2018 Jeep Wrangler

The product quality seems great, and fit my Jeep Wrangler without having to do any drilling, or semi-permanent mounting of overly obtrusive cage type rack system. Tried mounting my Kayak on top and it seems like it's going to work for what I wanted it for. I especially like the fact that I can easily take the whole system off with ease as I would typically leave it on only in the summer. 521249



- TH711520
by: BillJ07/07/2018
2018 Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited

Just insralled the racks and J-Bars. Easy install, worked exactly as wanted. To out on freeway witth racks only, just some wind noise at 70. This is my second order thru etrailer. Both orders were great referrals, worked good, delivered witnin a few days. Thank you etrailer. 539020



- 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: 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: 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: 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

11262

- THKIT1532
by: Marshall Chamberlain08/13/2016
2013 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

Thule is a top grade product line. This package ( 2013 GMC Sierra SLX 3500) for the rack feet, installation kit, locks and the longest cross bars available (65 inches) arrived in two days in nice packaging. I found the instructions lacking in clarity and detail both descriptive and picture-wise. Jonathon did a great job on the phone when I called to double check that I had chosen all I needed on the website. 283399



- TH711520
by: Dennis07/25/2019

I ordered a Thule Wingbar Evo Crossbars 150 and Thule Rapid Gutter Feet. I studied and appreciated the online video reviews and customer comments. The pricing was competitive. They were both in stock. I was alerted by email when they shipped along with a tracking link. The order arrived quickly. The outer box provided good protection, and both products were undamaged. I appreciated the online instruction documents. These were digital versions of the paper instructions that were included. Thule could have done a better job with their instructions, but etrailer was as thorough as I could have wanted. The bottom line is that the crossbars are now properly mounted on my vehicle, and I’m completely happy with the product and my buying experience! 677916



- TH480R
by: Gregory06/26/2020

Quick turnaround on my order 822349



- 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


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  • Recommended Two Kayak System for 2017 Ford F450 with Sunroof Pulling 5th Wheel Trailer
  • To avoid your bed when towing a 5th wheel on your 2017 Ford F-450, the best way to carry your couple of kayaks is to use a roof rack and a front hitch receiver with a load extender. You may not be able to use your sunroof with the kayaks installed. My recommendation is the Draw-Tite Front Mount Trailer Hitch Receiver - Custom Fit - 2" # 65076 which is a confirmed fit for your vehicle along with the Thule Goalpost Hitch Mounted Load Bar # TH997. Then I recommend the Thule roof rack
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan
  • For your 2019 Dodge Grand Caravan the roof rack I recommend is the Thule Aeroblade roof rack part numbers # TH711520, # TH480R, and # THKIT1043. I really like this roof rack because it has the most aerodynamic shaped crossbars available so you'll have the quietest ride possible.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack, Kayak Carrier, and Rooftop Bike Carriers for 2011 Range Rover Sport
  • On your 2011 Range Rover Sport, I recommend starting with the Thule roof rack consisting of: -Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Aluminum - Black - 60" Long - Qty 2 # TH711520 -Rapid Traverse Feet # TH480R -Fit Kit # THKIT1274 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 140 lbs on your roof. For your kayak, I recommend the etrailer J-Style Kayak Carrier - Folding # e98878. Then for your bikes, I recommend the
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  • Roof Rack Recommendation for 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trailhawk
  • The E Group package for your 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee means that on top of the black rails on the roof of your vehicle is a metal strip. Since yours are all black that would mean you do not have the E Group package. Your configuration isn't quite as popular so there aren't quite as many options for a roof rack but there is still the very nice Thule option that consists of the Aeroblade option part numbers # TH711520, # TH480R, and # THKIT1656.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack for 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee without E Group Package
  • It sounds like your 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee simply does not feature the E Group package, which would have a metal strip that runs along the side rails. Without the E Group package, the flush mounted rails just consist of straight black plastic. Since you do have flush mounted rails that run front to back, and you do not have the E Group package, I recommend the Thule WingBar Evo Roof Rack. This system consists of # TH711520 for the two 60 inch WingBar Load Bars, # TH480R for the Rapid
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  • Roof Rack for 2018 Toyota Highlander to Carry Thule Roof Box
  • The Thule Atlantis 1800XT will fit Thule roof racks which is what I recommend for your 2018 Toyota Highlander because it offers you a unique combination of function, strength and style while remaining very quiet and easy to use. The correct roof rack is going to depend on if your Highlander has a naked roof or has flush-mounted rails that run front to back. If you do NOT have those rails and instead has a naked roof the Thule roof rack you need to mount your Atlantis roof box consists
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  • Best Roof Rack for a 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee with Raised Black Side Rails
  • For your 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee with the raised black side rails (non E group), I recommend using the Thule Evo WingBar System which is composed of the crossbars part # TH711520, part # TH480R for the mounting feet, and part # THKIT1656 for the fit kit. The roof rack fits we have for your vehicle do not attach to the side rails but rather the door jambs. I like this system because it has aero shaped crossbars which will reduce wind noise and drag. The crossbars also have an integrated
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  • Surfboard or SUP Pads & Thule Roof Rack for 2018 Jeep JK Wrangler Unlimited Hard Top
  • On your 2018 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, the Thule Surf Pad # TH845000 will work perfectly with the Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars # TH711520 (Black) or # TH711500 (Silver) and Thule Rapid Gutter Feet # TH300R. The WingBar crossbars are aerodynamic with a tapered shape and have integrated WindDiffusers which minimize wind noise so you can drive in peace. A great option to tie down your boards with the pads are the Thule Express Surf Strap - Stretchable Tie-Down # TH531. I have added links
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  • Thule Roof Rack Options for Carrying Bike Rack on 2017 Ford F-350 Crew Cab
  • Sounds like you're just needing a roof rack for your 2017 Ford F-350 so you can use your bike rack. We actually do have Thule options for you! You just need to use one of the 60" crossbar options listed below along with the Evo Clamp Feet # TH710501 and the Fit Kit # TH145177: 60" Crossbars WingBar Evo Black - # TH711520 WingBar Evo Silver - # TH711500 SquareBar - # TH712500 Don't forget to add lock cores for your roof rack with the 4-Pack # TH450400, or using the 6-Pack # TH450600
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  • Installing Thule Gutter Feet on 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Hard Top and Two Kayaks
  • The Thule Rapid Gutter Feet for AeroBlade Crossbars are compatible with your 2013 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited (4 door) hard top. The feet need to be 20 inches apart on center. You can see in the attached photo that the front rail can be centered above the front doors if desired. The max capacity for this system is 165 lbs. If you don't already have crossbars, the 60 inch Wingbar Evo # TH711520 is a great option. You can also add locks to secure your rack using # TH450400. These locks
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  • Best Roof Rack for a 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
  • I do have an option for you but I was not able to find a definitive answer online though the owner's manual or forums as to what the weight capacity is for the roof on your 2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Therefore, you are going to need to obtain your VIN and contact the manufacturer as they would be able to give you an exact answer as to how much weight can be stored on top of your Jeep. Once you can confirm your Jeep's weight capacity, I recommend using the Thule WingBar System which
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  • Roof Rack for A.R.E. Canopy on 2018 Ram 2500
  • The tracks on your ARE canopy are made by Yakima but the Thule roof rack components fit it well and would be a great choice. The Thule Fit Kit # THKIT3101, the Podium Feet # TH460R, and a set of crossbars like the 60" WingBar Evo # TH711520 would be all that you need. This will give you a very high quality roof rack that's easy to install and has aero shaped bars which will minimize wind noise.
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  • Roof Rack Compatible with 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Altitude Package with Plastic Side Rails
  • For your 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo Altitude, the plastic side rails require the naked roof mounting kit you referred to with the Thule bars # TH711520, foot pack # TH480R, and Fit Kit # THKIT1656. I'd also add the locks # TH450400 to secure the rack. There is not a separate mounting for the plastic Jeep flush mounted rails other than the naked roof fit kit. If you have the E-group (which is only rails with the chrome on top with integrated channel that has plastic only on the
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  • Recommended Thule Roof Rack for a 2019 Chevy Suburban
  • I recommend going with the Thule aero-style roof rack that uses the Podium feet because it is the most functional of the roof rack systems for your 2019 Chevy Suburban that also features reduced wind noise and drag. This roof rack consists of the 60" WingBar Evo crossbars # TH711520 Black or # TH711500 Silver, the Podium Foot Pack # TH460R and Fit Kit # THKIT4041. I also recommend adding the lock kit # TH450400 to add some security to your system. I like this system over the Edge systems
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  • How to Carry Kayak on Roof of Truck Towing Fifth Wheel Trailer
  • Since your truck bed is occupied by your 5th wheel hitch and since there are no 5th-wheel-mount kayaks carriers the best option is to use a front-mount hitch such as # 65022 along with a load support like # DTA944. This would put much of the kayak's weight on the hitch rather than your roof and would also be a better choice if your kayak is longer than 10-feet or so.
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  • Recommended Roof Rack System For Universal Tracks On Truck
  • For your truck with universal tracks, I recommend the Thule Rack. This will include the Thule Podium Foot pack for Aero Bars, # TH460R. These feet feature a lockable outer cover with sleek, low profile styling which hides and protecs the foot interior. You may also be interested in the Thule One-Key lock system, # TH450400. We will also need the fit kit for this foot pack, and for that I recommend the Thule Fit Kit for Podium Style Foot Pack # THKIT3101 which lets you mount Thule
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  • Minimum and Maximum Spacing of Feet On Thule AeroBlade 60 Inch Load Bars
  • The minimum spacing of the Thule Rapid Traverse feet # TH480R is 39-3/4 inches from center to center on the Thule 60 Inch WingBar # TH711500 or # TH711520. The maximum spacing of the feet is 51-3/4 inches. I have attached a photo showing these measurements for you.
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  • Can 60 inch Crossbars Carry 2 30 inch Wide Kayaks
  • Yes, the Thule AeroBlade Load Bars # TH711520 that are 60 inches wide should hold two 30 inch wide kayaks as long as the weight of the kayaks does not exceed the capacity for the roof of the vehicle. You could use a J-style carrier like the # TH834 which would angle the kayaks which would mean they would take up less room. This carrier can carry a kayak up to 36 inches in width.
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  • Recommended Best Roof Rack for Cost on 2015 Honda Accord
  • I reached out to my tech contact at Thule and unfortunately they no longer make fit kits for the 400XT feet which have been discontinued. You will need to upgrade to the Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack # TH480R for your 2015 Accord and then you will be able to use the Fit Kit # THKIT1720. Then you will need either the # TH711520 or # TH712500 for your vehicle model. I also recommend the lock cores # TH450400 to secure your rack if you don't already have the locking system. Since you will
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  • Recommended Roof Rack Components Compatible With Leer Topper with Rail Tracks
  • For your 2013 Ford F-150 with Leer Topper you can use the Thule Podium Roof Mounted Foot Pack # TH460R along with the fit kit # THKIT3101. Then you can use aero bars like # TH711520 or SquareBar # TH712500. An alternative option is the discontinued Thule Tracker II Foot if you have them along with the foot base # 753-2149. Then you can use the discontinued square load bars if you already have them. To lock your roof rack feet, I recommend the Thule One-Key System Lock Cylinders
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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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 Rhino-Rack RVP Roof Rack # RRRVP27 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 Load Bars # TH712500, Traverse Roof-Rack Foot
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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 which is the largest
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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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  • 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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  • Recommended Thule Roof Rack Components for a 2012 Fiat 500
  • As long as your 2012 Fiat 500 is a 3-door with no existing rails or cross bars and is not a Lounge model the Thule Rapid Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack # TH480R that you referenced would be the correct foot pack to complete a roof rack on your vehicle. The rest of the needed components to complete a roof rack would be Thule AeroBlade Load Bars # TH711200, Thule Roof Rack Fit Kit # THKIT1611.
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  • Recommended Thule Roof Rack Confirmed To Fit a 2011 Chevy Silverado Extended Cab
  • For your 2011 Chevy Silverado Extended Cab, I recommend the Thule roof rack consisting of: Thule WingBar Evo Load Bars - Aluminum - Black - 60" - Qty 2 # TH711520 Thule Rapid Traverse Roof-Rack Foot Pack # TH480R Thule Roof-Rack Fit Kit for Traverse Foot Packs # THKIT1532 Thule One-Key System Lock Cylinders - Qty 4 # TH450400 This rack is a confirmed fit for your truck with a rated capacity of 150 lbs. I've attached a video to assist.
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  • How Are Roof Rack Crossbar Dimensions Picked by Roof Rack Manufacturers
  • Thule picks the locations for their roof racks on vehicles based on where the roof is the strongest and also considering the spacing between the bars where most accessories are going to fit and work well. I can only safely recommend you use the recommended measurements for installing the roof rack on your vehicle as failing to do so will void the warranty.
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