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Roof Racks

Get all the room you need inside your car by putting your bikes, cargo or kayak on your rooftop. Thule, Yakima, Rhino Rack and Rola roof racks are built to the highest quality specifications to accommodate all your cargo needs.

Thule, Yakima and Rhino Rack offer roof bike racks in the traditional fork mount style or in the easy to load, wheel mount style.

Cargo baskets from Rola, Rhino Rack, Yakima and Thule offer a great looking way to get your cargo out of your vehicle and safely carry it on your trip. Roof cargo bags and roof boxes can also be used if you would like some waterproof or water resistant protection for your cargo.

If you need to carry bulky skis, snowboards, kayak or a canoe, putting it on the roof is a great option to unclutter your vehicle and keep the gear safe. We offer Yakima and Thule ski racks and watersport carriers that are sturdy and safe for all your cargo needs.

Roof Top Cargo Racks and Carriers

We offer custom fit roof racks from Thule, Yakima, Rhino Rack, Rola, Inno and Whispbar that will be a perfect fit for your vehicle. Just enter your year make and model above. We also offer a full line of roof rack accessories, including roof bike racks, roof cargo baskets, roof cargo boxes, kayak and canoe carriers, roof bags, ski racks and snowboard racks. If you need to do some roof rack repairs, we also carry replacement parts for all the roof and cargo racks.

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2002 Kia Questions and Answers

  • Can the Curt Trailer Hitch # 11242 for a 2002 Kia Spectra Tow a Rented Trailer
  • Yes, trailer rental places will accept any of the trailer hitches we carry provided they are properly installed and have the capacity to tow the trailer you want to tow. The Curt trailer hitch # 11242 has a capacity of 2,000 pounds gross trailer weight and 200 pounds tongue weight. You will need to consult the owners manual for your 2002 Kia Spectra to determine its towing capacity. Whichever is lower, the hitch or the vehicle, is the capacity you have to go by. The hitch comes with...
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  • Parts Needed to Flat-Tow a 2002 Kia Rio Behind a Motor Home
  • The first thing you will need is a Roadmaster XL Base Plate Kit # 2106-1 like you referenced. This will provide the attachment point from your vehicle to a tow bar. For a tow bar I would recommend you get a RoadMaster Sterling All Terrain Tow Bar # RM-576. This tow bar comes with quick-disconnects, safety cables and lighting wiring. The next thing you will need is lighting. I attached an FAQ article on how to pick out the best lighting solution based on your needs. And finally, most...
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  • Upgraded Circuit Protected Taillight Converter Hardwire Kit, # 119178KIT Installation Instructions
  • The Upgraded Circuit Protected Taillight Converter Hardwire Kit, # 119178KIT, is designed to fit many different vehicles, Because of this, specific vehicle instructions are not available. However, I can explain the process for you. First, you will need to gain access to the taillights on your 2002 Kia Optima. The harness has 5 wires that need to be spliced into the vehicle taillights. Start by mounting the converter box on a clean, flat metal surface. Use an existing ground point to...
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  • Wiring Harness Fit for a 2002 Kia Sportage
  • The Curt T-Connector Vehicle Wiring Harness # C55371 you have selected is the proper item for you vehicle. Doing it yourself is quite easy. The hardest part is loosening or removing the trim panels inside the back of the vehicle. Below I have posted a link to the installation of this harness on the 2000 Kia Sportage. You will be connecting the wires in line with your vehicle tail lights. The end with the trailer connector will be stored inside the vehicle until needed. When needed,...
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  • Parts Needed for Flat-Towing 2002 Kia Sportage
  • Safe and legal flat towing of a vehicle behind a motorhome requires a few components, all of which are detailed in the linked article on the basics on flat towing. Additional articles are included too to help you with your selection of a braking system and high/low hitch adapter. Typically, a flat towing set-up includes a tow bar, high/low hitch adapter, safety cables, a wiring/lighting solution, and both base plates and a braking system for the towed car. Starting with base plates,...
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  • Is the Blue OX Base Plate Kit # BX2704 Difficult to Install on a 2002 Kia Sportage
  • According to the instructions for the Blue Ox Base Plate Kit, # BX2704, the turn signals, grill, headlights and bumper molding need to be removed for installation on the 2002 Kia Sportage, which includes the EX, 2 wheel and 4 wheel drive 4 door models. Base Plate Kit installations are pretty involved on most vehicles. The 2002 Kia Sportage is a bit more involved than some, but if you follow the instructions closely you will be able to successfully complete the installation. Just remember...
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  • Proper Bolt Torque When Installing a Draw-Tite Trailer Hitch Receiver on a 2002 Kia Sportage
  • The torque specifications for the Draw-Tite trailer hitch receiver # 36266 will be located in the instruction link. I included several informative articles and installation video for you too.
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  • Hitch and Bike Rack Recommendation for a 2002 Kia Optima
  • Since your plan is to carry a bike rack with your 2002 Kia Optima the better choice will be the Draw Tite hitch part # 24709 as the Curt hitch requires the use of a stabilizer strap like part # 18050 when used with a bike rack. Also the Draw Tite install time is much less than the Curt at 30 minutes instead of 50. The most popular bike rack we carry that has been confirmed to fit this vehicle is the Swagman XTC2 Bike Rack part # S64670. This rack has a ton of positive reviews from...
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