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Replacement Tie-Down Strap with Buckle for Thule Roof Mounted Watersport Carriers

Replacement Tie-Down Strap with Buckle for Thule Roof Mounted Watersport Carriers

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This replacement tie-down load strap and buckle secures your canoe or kayak to your roof rack when you are using a Thule roof-mounted watersport carrier. 1-800-940-8924 to order Thule accessories and parts part number 753-2030-02 or order online at Free expert support on all Thule products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Tie-Down Strap with Buckle for Thule Roof Mounted Watersport Carriers. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Thule Accessories and Parts - 753-2030-02

  • Watersport Carriers
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This replacement tie-down load strap and buckle secures your canoe or kayak to your roof rack when you are using a Thule roof-mounted watersport carrier.


  • Replaces 1 strap for Thule roof-mounted watersport carriers
    • Thule Rooftop Canoe Carrier (579XT)
    • Thule The Stacker Multi-Kayak Carrier (830)
    • Thule Hydro Glide Kayak Saddles (875XT)
    • Thule Rollercoaster Kayak Carrier (877XT)
    • Thule Set-To-Go Kayak Saddles (878XT)
  • Tightens with included buckle to secure your canoe or kayak to your roof rack
  • Buckle protectors sold separately (853-5593)
  • Made in the USA


  • Strap dimensions: 1" wide x 172" long
  • Quantity: 1

1500056264 Replacement Tie-Down Strap with Buckle for Thule Roof Mounted Watersport Carriers

Replaces 753-2030-02

Video of Replacement Tie-Down Strap with Buckle for Thule Roof Mounted Watersport Carriers

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

Video Transcript for Thule Roof Mounted Watersport Carriers Tie-Down Strap with Buckle Review

Hi everyone. It's Evangeline here at etrailer. And today, we'll be taking a look at our Thule replacement tie-down strap with a cam buckle here at etrailer. So, this is a new replacement strap and here on my left hand is our old strap. So, notice how over time, wear and tear has happened. It's definitely discolored.

And while not so much structural damage has happened to it, there are some frays in some areas just where it's rubbed up against some sharp edges. So, you can definitely see why you might be interested in picking up a replacement strap like this if after some time your old strap has worn down, or you lost or you damaged it. So, for dimensions, your strap is going to be one inch thick and for the length is gonna be 172 inches long. So, that's actually going to be about 14 feet and four inches long. So, this is designed for your Thule water sport carriers.

We have it on our kayak carrier right here. So, let's show how to use this with your kayak carrier as we strap down our kayak. So, with different kayak carriers, you have different install processes. But what I usually do is there's an anchor on the back of the kayak carrier, I latch it onto that anchor. Kind of like wrap it around it, then we bring it around the kayak.

And then in our case, we're gonna feed it underneath the crossbar, then cinch it together with our cam buckle. Now, once you have your kayak strapped down, you will usually have excess strap just because of how long the strap is. And it does not come with a kind of excess strap band, so I recommend just using your own rubber band to tie up your excess strap. So, my personal thoughts about our Thule strap here is I do see this working with your Thule water sport carriers. If you want something to match the one that you damage, broke or lost, this is the direct replacement.

So, that's nice to see, especially if you wanna maintain this set. Now, as for the strap itself, it's kind of a thick strap as well as a long strap, which means if you do have items that don't need as much of a tension on them. Also, since this does not have a cam buckle protector as is, you might be worried about damaging your items. I prefer the more elastic straps. I think the etrailer tie-down strap kit is a great kit, especially since the strap itself is a little bit softer and more comfortable but this still works well. Although, please get the cam buckle protector as well. And that was a look here at our Thule replacement tie-down strap with a cam buckle for your Thule water sport carriers here at etrailer..

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Replacement Tie-Down Strap with Buckle for Thule Roof Mounted Watersport Carriers - 753-2030-02

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (21 Customer Reviews)

This replacement tie-down load strap and buckle secures your canoe or kayak to your roof rack when you are using a Thule roof-mounted watersport carrier.


It's such a great and happy relief that I was able to replace my lost tie down and rubber cover so easily and for a good price too. I highly recommend this seller. Item arrived so quickly I didn't know. Seller gave me the heads up and it made my day to find the package in my mailbox just now.


Thule straps are the best (the heavy blue ones). Also picked up the rubber buckle covers with this same order. Everything arrived perfectly. The prices on etrailer for these items were a bargain compared to other sources. I really wanted some additional straps but was pensive as other sources were as much as 3 times the price here.


Exactly as expected. I am pleased.

Linda - 07/23/2021


I purchased these as extra insurance for my kayaks. I have the Thule Stacker and am looking to do two straps per boat, on either side of the Stacker. I don't wanna take any chances!


Work perfect w Thule j racks for kayaks. Super easy to use. I choose the cheapest delievery and it arrived a day early, very timely for the price. But these with confidence.


Replacement strap for my canoe rack. Glad these fail before the rack rips off when the loose strap gets caught under the wheel after launching the canoe. Oops


Excellent quality items arrived quickly and just as expected. Thank you as always for another great deal.

As a repeat E-Trailer customer I am always pleased with every aspect of the company and the products which they sell. Thank you as always for a great price, fast shipping, and great ion. A +
Ron M - 03/01/2016


strong and actually slip into jam clamps unlike others I have used.


Easy to navigate site, found parts quickly, good order interface, nice shipping box. Very satisfied, recommended.


It was exactly what I wanted, priced well and arrived on the estimated arrival date. Extremely happy. Thanks

Its still working - no issues
Catherine A - 10/06/2017


Great straps!! I can tie down my kayak in 5 minutes. Highly recommend!


Very quick delivered, excellent quality, friendly service!!!!!!!!!!!!!1


Good quality strap.



Still going strong


Lowest price, fast delivery, no surpris es.


very easy to use


Prompt and correct





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