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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, Rola and Malone 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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Mazda 3 Roof Rack Videos

Thule Roof Rack Review - 2012 Mazda 3

Today on our 2012 Mazda 3 we're doing a test fit of the Thule roof rack kit. These are our Aero-Blade crossbars with part number THARB47. Our foot pack is TH460R. Our fit kit, using the fixed mounting points on our hatchback version of the Mazda 3, it's going to be part number THKIT3069. Now we already have our front bar in place. We've gone ahead and removed all of our covers.



Rhino Rack Roof Rack Review - 2012 Mazda 3

Today on our 2012 Mazda 3 we're doing a test test of the Rhino Rack Roof Rack Kit. This is consisting of 3 part numbers. The first is our Vortex Aero cross bars, part number RRVA118B-2. Our 2,500 series Legs for our Vortex Aero cross bars using RRRLKVA and our fit kit for our Mazda 3, part number DK289. Now we already have our front bar on, we've taken out our spacers here at the top and installed these bolts. This is where we're going to attach our cross bars. These are simple to remove, we just use a flat blade screwdriver, pushed it back, it popped right out, and then tighten those down. We do have that front cross bar installed, we've got part of our back bar installed as well. We're going to show you how to put the last kit together and then how to install it onto our vehicle. Everything that you see here is included with our kit.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2012 Mazda 3

Today on our 2012 Mazda 3 we're doing a test fit of the Thule AeroBlade Edge Crossbars. The part number for our crossbars today is TH7602-TH7602. Then the part number for our fit kit for this is THKIT3069. We already have our front bar put together. We're going to show you how we put our back bar together, mostly with the last foot pack, and then how we'll mount it onto our vehicle. We're going to start out with everything that you see here. All of this is included with the kit, except for our wrench here.



Rhino Rack Roof Rack Review - 2008 Mazda 3

Today on our 2008 Mazda 3, we're doing a test fit of the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Crossbar Roof Rack. The crossbar numbers are RRVA118B-2, the Rhino-Rack 25 Series Legs are RRRLKVA, and the clamps and pads are DK041. Now we have he first one already on our vehicle, I'm just going to show you how we should install the second one. Here in the table is everything you get. You have your crossbar, you have your 2500 Series Leg with the covers. This is the clamp and the pad, and this is our end cap, and the two tools that also come with it.



Yakima Control Tower Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda3. We'll be test fitting the Yakuma control tower roof rack system using the 48 inch round bars. Part number Y00408 Y00214 and two sets of Y00233. With our roof rack system assembled according to the manufactures instruction. We'll begin our test fit by removing the black plastic cover over our fix mounting points. We'll then place our landing pads over our fix mounting points, and secure them through the car using an Allen bolt. We'll do this on all four locations, and give them a shake to make sure they're secured.



Whispbar Through Bar Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2014 Ford Expedition, we're going to be test fitting the Swagman Titan, a tilting 4-bike rack for 1-1/4" and 2" hitches, part number S63410. To begin our test fit, we'll slide the shank of the bike rack into the receiver tube of our hitch. We'll line up the pin holes, thread in our anti-rattle bolt, and tighten it down with our wrench. In this position, you'll have about 21" worth of ground clearance. The closest point of the rack to the back to the back of our Expedition is about 5-1/2", and overall we've added about 20-1/2" to the length of the vehicle. Pulling the black lever at the base of the mast will allow us to tilt it away from our Expedition. As you can see, this does give us full access into our rear hatch.



Thule Podium Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, we're going to be test fitting the Thule Podium roof rack system, part numbers THLB50, TH460, THKIT3069. We'll begin our test fit by removing the black covers over our fixed mounting points on our Mazda 3. We'll then thread in our threaded bolts, tighten them down with the supplied Allen key, and install our sleeves so they're resting on top of our vehicle and not the black trim piece. Now with our Thule Podium rack system assembled according to the manufacturer's instructions, we'll now slide our foot packs over our sleeves, then check and make sure we have even overhang on both sides. We'll grab our rear bar and repeat that same process. With our bars installed and even overhang on both sides, we'll now take the hex nuts and thread them down over our threaded bolts. We'll then tighten these down with a wrench to get a secure fit. Now, it's time to lock our bars into place.



Yakima Q Tower Roof Rack Installation - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda 3 we'll be test fitting the Yakima Round bar roof rack system using the Yakima Q Towers and part numbers Y00409, Y00699, Y00634, and Y00124. With our roof rack assembled according to the instructions, we'll begin our test fit by opening both front doors. We'll place our front bar onto the front part of our roof. To ensure we have it in the correct location, we need to measure seven inches from the leading edge of the windshield to the closest point on our foot pack. We'll do this measurement for both sides of the vehicle to ensure that our feet our in line with each other. Once we have the bar in place, we can open up the foot pack and tighten down the thumb screw. We'll do this on both sides. Then we can close the lid which will secure our clamp around the roof line of our vehicle. We'll open our rear doors and grab our rear bar and place it onto the rear part of our roof.



SportRack Semi-Custom Roof Rack Installation - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda3, we'll be test fitting the SportRack Semi Custom Roof Rack, part number SR1010. With our roof rack assembled and preset according to the instructions, we'll begin our test fit by opening both front doors. We'll grab our front bar and set it on the front part of our roof. To ensure that we have the bar in the correct location, we need to measure 13-3/4 inches from the center of the door jam to the center of our foot pack. We'll do this measurement on both sides to ensure that our feet are in line with each other. Once we have it set, we can take the included Allen key and tighten the Allen bolt, which will secure the clamp around our roof line of our vehicle. We'll move to the other side and repeat the same process. We'll open our rear doors and grab our rear bar and place it onto the rear part of our roof.



Thule AeroBlade Crossroad Roof Rack Installation - 2011 Mazda 3

Today on our 2011 Mazda3 well be test fitting the Thule Aeroblade Load Bar System using part numbers tharb47 for the 47 inch load bars, part number th460r for the Thule Podium Foot Pack for aerobars, and part number thkit3069 for the Thule Fit Kit for podium-style foot packs. With our roof rack assembled according to the instructions, well begin our test fit by removing the black plastic covers covering the mounting points on our Mazda 3. Once we have those removed we can take our mounting screws and fit them onto our vehicle. Well tighten them down with an Allen tool and then place the sleeve over the screw. Well grab our front bar and place it on top of our vehicle. As we set it well want to make sure that the mounting bolt fits through the appropriate hole.



Thule AeroBlade Podium Roof Rack Installation - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3 well be test fitting the Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack System using the Thule AeroBlade Load Bars at 47 inches part number THARB47, the Thule Podium Foot Pack for Aero Bars part number TH460R and the Thule Fit Kit for podium style foot packs part number THKIT3069. To begin our test fit well remove the protective covers over the fixed mounting points on our vehicle. Now well go ahead and install the roof studs threading them into place and tightening them down with the included 3-mm Allen key. We already have our bars assembled according to the instruction, so were ready to place them on top of our roof. Well go ahead and take our front load bar and place it on the front part of our roof. We want to make sure that our roof studs go through our foot pack.



Whispbar Through Bar Roof Rack Installation - 2011 Mazda 3

Today on our 2011 Mazda 3, were going to be test fitting the Yakima Whispbar System using the three bars, part number WB-S16 and the Fit Kit for this vehicle, WB-K451. The first thing we need to do is remove the fix-point covers. There are two on each side of the vehicle. Next we need to install our grub screws. On this Mazda, well be using the 60mm grub screws. These are the shorter ones included with the fit kit.





Mazda 3 Roof Bike Racks Videos

Rhino Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Mazda 3

Today on our 2011 Mazda 3, we're going to be test fitting the Rhino-Rack mountain trail bike carrier, part number RBC035. We got the bike in the rack installed on the Mazda's roof here to give you a nice idea of how everything looks installed. We can go ahead and dive into the details, but first, I'd just like to point out something that's often overlooked real fast, and that's the Mazda's trunk. There's plenty of clearance in between the rack and the bicycle, so it'll give you no issues there.Now, if you want to take a look at how the bicycle itself is secured to the rack, it's a very simple design. It's very easy to use. Simply the back tire is held on by this locking strap and the front is secured by this locking fork clamp.



Inno Roof Bike Racks Review - 2011 Mazda 3

Today on our 2011 Mazda 3, we're gonna be test fitting the Inno Fork Lock III bicycle rack, part number INA391. Now we got the rack and the bicycle installed on the Mazda's roof here to give you a nice idea of how everything would look. Then we can dive in and take a look at some of the details.First things first though, I'd like to show you that the trunk does have plenty of space to get in and out of, without interfering with the rack. That's something most people think past when looking into a bicycle rack. I'll go ahead and show you how the bike is secured to the rack. It's a very simple design, very easy to use.



Rhino Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Racks Review - 2012 Mazda 3

Today on our 2012 Mazda3, we're doing a test fit of the Rhino-Rack MountainTrail rooftop bike rack. That part number is RBC035. Now, we already have our bike secured down, so we're first going to show you how we do that. Here at the back, we have a cam buckle strap. It's quick and easy to remove; you would just push the button and pull that strap through, and it is adjustable up and down the length of the bike rack, so you can accommodate different style bikes. Up at the front, we have a skewer.



Rhino Rack Road-Warrior Roof Bike Racks Review - 2012 Mazda 3

Today on our 2012 Mazda 3 we're doing a test fit of the Rhino-Rack Road Warrior roof-mounted bike rack. That part number is RVC036. Now we already have our bike secured down. We're first going to show you how we do that. Here in the back we have a cam buckle strap. We're just going to push on this button here and pull start up to release that.



Rhino Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Racks Review - 2008 Mazda 3

Today, on our 2008 Mazda 3, we're doing a test fit of the Rhino Rack Mountain Trail Roof-Top Bike Carrier, part number RBC-035. We have a bike on our carrier, and we have our carrier hooked to our vehicle. I'm just going to show you a few things. First thing I want to show you, this is a Forkmar 00:00:18 bike rack. You see we have our skewer in engaged on our forks. Back towards the back, we just have our wheel sitting in our wheel cradle, with the strap, that's pretty much holding it down. We're going to remove that first and move that out of the way. Coming up here, we will disengaged our skewer.



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda3 we'll be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth, a frame clamp roof mounted bike rack, part number TH599XTR. With our Tule podium roof rack system already installed on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the bike rack directly onto our load bars. At the front we'll loosen the two wing nuts, remove the T-bolts from the clamps, let our clamps fall down. Then we'll bring clamps around the underside of our bar, reinsert our T-bolts, and tighten them down with the wing nut. At the rear we'll remove both of the wing nuts and the metal plate. This will allow us to put a bolt down on either side of our load bar.



Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Yakima Frontloader, a wheel-mount bike rack, part number Y02103. With our Yakima Control Tower roof-rack system already installed on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly on top of our load bars. At the front, we'll want our clamp to be in front and behind of our bar. Then we can use the black T-handle to secure it to our bar. With that secure, we'll move to the rear. Here, we're going to loosen the black T-handle, allowing us to remove the T-bolt from the clamp. We'll now bring our clamp around the rear load bar, re-insert the T-bolt into the appropriate slot and tighten it down with the T-handle. With our rack secure, we're ready to load our bike.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Yakima Forklift roof mounted bike rack part number Y02098. With the Yakima controlled tower roof rack installed in our vehicle, we'll begin the test fit by placing our bike rack directly on our load bars. At the front, we'll remove our skewer, side back the black cover and loose the black t-handle attached to our t-bolt. This will allow us to open our front clamp. We'll then bring our front clamp around our bar, fit our t-bolt back in to the appropriate slot and tighten the black t-handle. With this secure, we'll then slide forward our black cover and reinsert our skewer. Now, we'll move to the rear.



Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3 we'll be test fitting the Swagman Upright Roof Bike Carrier part number S64720. With the Thule Podium Roof Rack System already installed on our Mazda 3 we'll begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly on to our load bars. At the front we'll bring the two U-bolts around the underside of our load bar through the base plate and secure these using the wingnuts. With the four in the front tight we'll move to the back, at the rear we'll drop our U-bolt through the top of our rack allowing it to go around our load bar. We'll then place the metal plate on the bottom and secure this with two wingnuts. With these wingnuts secure we're ready to load our bike. We'll begin by undoing our wheel straps and opening up our frame clamp.



SportRack Frame Mount Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Sportrack frame-mount roof bike rack, part number SR4611. With our Thule Podium roof rack system already installed on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our loads bars. On the head of our bike rack, we'll bring our two rubber-coated U-bolts around our load bar, through the carrier and we'll secure these using the black wing nuts. We'll want to tighten them down evenly to be sure that the head is secured to our bar. At our rear load bar, we will want the plastic piece of our clamp to be in between the metal of our rack and our load bar. We'll then drop two bolts through it, connecting those two bolts to the black rubber-coated metal plate that we'll install under our load bar. We will then use two black wing nuts to secure these into place. To prepare to load our bike, we'll want to make sure that our frame clamp jaws are open and that our wheel straps are undone.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, well be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod, a roof minded bike rack, part number RKY1014. With our Thule Podium Roof Rack System already assembled on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the rack directly onto the top of our load bars. Well then take off the black plastic cover on the front of the head, bring our black rubber coated metal straps around our front bar and fit them back into the head. Well then use our Allen key to tighten the Allen bolt, securing the straps to our front load bar. Once our straps are secure, well go ahead and replace the black plastic cover. At the rear, well undo one of the Allen bolts, freeing the clamp. Well bring it around our rear load bar, reinstall the Allen bolt and tighten them up evenly to secure it to our rack. Were now ready to load our bike. Well begin by undoing our rear wheel strap and loosening our front skewer.



Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, well be test fitting the Kuat Trio, a Fork Mount, Roof Mounted bike rack, part number RU01. With our Thule Podium Roof Rack system already installed on our Mazda, well begin our test fit by placing the bike directly onto the roof rack. Well take the black rubber coated U-Bolts around the bottom of our load bar, up through the head of the frame. We can then thread on our cylinder nuts. Well do this on both sides. We can then take our provided Allen key and tighten these cylinder nuts down. Well now move to the rear, remove one of the wing nuts, slide our clamp around our rear bar, then reinstall our wing nut. With our rack secure, were now ready to load our bike.





Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda 3 we'll be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth roof mounted bike rack, part number TH599XTR. With the SportRack roof rack system on our vehicle we will begin our test fit by placing the Big Mouth directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, we'll bring the bracket around the front bar, fit the T-bolt through and secure ti by tightening down the wing nut. We can then repeat this process for the other side of the front platform. Here at the rear we want to make sure that our bolts go around our rear bar, then we can fit our black metal bracket through the bolts and tighten with two wing nuts. We'll go ahead and open our frame jaws and undo each wheel strap.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda3, we'll be test fitting the Swagman Fork Down Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number S64710. With the SportRack Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Fork Down directly onto our load bars. Here at the front platform, we'll take our U bolts, bring them around the underside of our load bar and back up through our front platform. We'll secure it by tightening down 2 wing nuts. We can then repeat this process for the other side of the front platform. At the rear, we'll take our U bolt and drop it through the top of our bike rack, making sure that the bolts go around our rear load bar. We'll then fit the metal bracket through the bolts and secure it by tightening down 2 wing nuts.



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Rocky Mounts tierod stretch roof mounted bike rack, part number RKY1011. With the sport rack roof rack system installed on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our stretch directly on to our load bars. Here at the front, we'll bring our straps around the front bar, and remove our black plastic cover. Once we have the strap secured back in to the head of the bike rack, we can use an allen key to tighten the allen bolt which will tighten ourstraps around our front bar. With those tight, we can replaceour black plastic cover. Here at the rear, we'll bring our clamp around our rear bar, drop our bolt through, and secure it by tightening down both bolts with an allen key. We'll go ahead and undo the rear wheel strap, and make sure our skewer at the front is loose. We'll grab our bike and place it on to our bike rack, and drop our front forks down on to our skewer. We'll secure the bike first by tightening our skewer, and then move to the rear and tighten with the wheel strap.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Rocky Mount's Tie Rod Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number RKY1014. With this 4 rack roof racksystem on our vehicle, we'll being our test fit by placing our Rocky Mounts Tie Rod directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, we'll need to remove the black plastic covers so we can bring our straps around our front bar.Once we have the straps fit back into the head of the carrier, we can use an Allen key to tighten the Allenbolt, which will tighten our straps around our front bar. With those tight, we can go ahead and replace our black plastic cover. Here at the rear, we'll bring our bracket around our rear bar,drop the bolts through, and secure it using an Allenkey to tighten our Allenbolts. With the front and rear secure, we can go ahead and undo our rear wheel strap and make sure our skewer at the front is loose.



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2011 Mazda 3

Today on our 2011 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the RockyMounts Tierod Stretch roof-mounted bike carrier, part number RKY1011. With the Thule roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our carrier directly onto our load bars. We'll remove the black plastic cover at the front and bring our rubber-coated straps around our load bar, fitting them back into the head of the carrier. We'll then use an Allen key to tighten the Allen bolt to tighten our straps around our load bar. Once we have that tight, we can then replace the black plastic cover. We'll move to the rear and bring our rear clamp around our rear bar, feed the bolt back through the clamp, and tighten down with an Allen tool.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2011 Mazda 3

Today on our 2011 Mazda3 well be test fitting the fork style roof mounted bike carrier from Swagman, part number s64710. With a Thule Aeroblade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our load bars. Well want to adjust it to go ahead and make sure that the holes that our bolts will go through arent going to interfere with the load bars. Here at the front, well take our u-bolts around the underside of our load bar feed them up through the platform and tighten it in place with the wing nuts. Well do this for both sides of the platform at the front of our carrier. Once we have that tight and secured, well move to the rear.



Thule Domestique Roof Bike Rack Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, well be test fitting the Thule Domestique Fork Mounted Bike Carrier, part number TH513. To begin our test fit, we want to have them remove the skewer for easier installation. Well place our carrier onto of our load bars, bring in our front clamp around our front load bar. Once we have the clamp into position, we can untighten the three Allen bolts that hold the front clamp into place. Well move to the rear where well bring the rear clamp underneath the rear load bar. With that clamp in position, well feed our bolt through and tighten them down using an Allen key.





Mazda 3 Roof Cargo Carrier Videos

Thule Force Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Mazda 3

Today on our 2012 Mazda 3, we're doing a test fit of the Thule Force Medium Size Rooftop Cargo Box, this is 13 cubic feet, and it's made out of an aero skin black finish. The part number for it is TH624. We already have 3 of our 4 clamps down and secured, we're going to show you how we do this last one here at the front on the passenger side. What we'll start by doing is making sure our left side is locked. We'll unlock our right side here, and we're just going to lift up on our box. I'm going to step up into my vehicle, you can see our clamps there. A great thing about these clamps is that they do move up and down the track to fit whatever crossbar spread you may have, so we've got it right in the center, so our clamps are going to fit just snug around our bar.



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3 we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Large rooftop cargo box. With 16 cubic foot of storage space in matte black, it's part number TH615. With our Thule podium roof rack system already installed on our vehicle, we will begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly onto our load bars. The box is designed to open from the passenger side, so we'll want to favor that side when we install it. We will now open the box, grab our feet, place them through the slots in the bottom of the box, making sure they go around our load bars. You'll want to do this for all four feet, then tighten them down.



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda3. We will be test fitting the thule Force XXL rooftop cargo box. With 21 cubic feet of storage space, and arrow skin black it's part number TH626. With our thule podium roof rack system already installed on our vehicle. We'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly onto our load bars. We find it easiest to line our feet up at this time as well. We'll now open the passenger side of our box, and tighten our two feet around our load bars.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 14 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda3. We'll be test fitting the Yakima RocketBox pro 14. A rooftop cargo box with 14 cubic foot of storage space, and black. Part number Y07192, with our Yakima control tower roof rack already assembled on our vehicle. We'll begin our test fit by placing a rocket box directly onto our load bars. We'll then slide the box back allowing our clamps to go around both our front and rear bars. We'll then open the passenger side of the box, turn the red T handles and secure our clamps to our front and rear bar.



Yakima RocketBox Pro 11 Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda3. We'l be test fitting the Yakima RocketBox Pro 11. A rooftop cargo box with 11 cubic foot storage and black. It's part number Y07193, with our Yakima control tower roof rack system already installed on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing a rocketBox directly onto our load bars. We would then slide it towards the rear of the car, making sure that our clamps go around both the front and rear bars. We'll then open the passenger side, and by using the red T handles they can secure these clamps to our bars. One of the great features of the RocketBox Pro 11 is it's ability to open from both the driver and passenger side.



Yakima LoadWarrior Roof Cargo Basket Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013, Mazda3. We'll be test fitting the Yakuma Load Warrior. A roof rack cargo basket, part number Y07070. With our Yakuma control tower Roof rack already assembled on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo basket directly under the load bars. We don't want to lose in the cylinder knot, and allow the T bolt to come out of the slot. This will free our clamps to bring them around our bars. Once we have all of our clamps surround our bars, we would want to reinsert the bulb into the appropriate side, and tighten down the cylinder knot.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda3. We will be test fitting the thule Sonic XXL rooftop cargo box. With 22 cubic feet of storage space and metallic silver. It's part number TH636S. With our Thule Podium roof rack system already installed on our vehicle. We'll begin by grabbing our box and placing it on to our load bars.



Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic Medium roof-mounted cargo box with 13 cubic feet of storage space in glossy black. It's part number is TH634B. With our Thule Podium roof rack system already installed on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly onto our load bars. We have found it easiest to line up our feet at this time as well. Once we have all four feet around our bars, we'll go ahead and open the passenger side of our box and tighten the two feet on this side. Please note that when tightening your feet, they will click when you have them tight enough. One of the great features of the Thule Sonic is its ability to open from both the driver and passenger side.



Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, we will be test fitting the Thule Pulse Medium rooftop cargo box. With 14 cubic foot of space and mat black, it's part number Th614. With our Thule podium roofrack system already installed on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly on top of our load bars. Because the box opens from the passenger side only, we'll want to favor it to that side of the car, a little bit. Now we'll open our box, place our foot packs through the slots, making sure they go around our load bars, and tighten them down. With all four feet around our bars and tight, that will complete today's test fit of the Thule Pulse, part number Th614 on our 2013 Mazda 3.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, we will be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine, a roof top cargo box with 11 cubic foot of storage in matte black, part number TH613. This box opens from the passenger side, so we'll want to favor that side of the car when we're installing it. With our Thule Podium roof rack already assembled on our Mazda 3, we'll begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly onto our load bars. We'll then open our box. We'll grab our foot packs, place them through the appropriate slots being sure they go around our load bars and tighten them down. We'll do this on all four corners to be sure we have our cargo carrier secured to our vehicle. With all four tight, that will complete today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Alpine, part number TH613 on our 2013 Mazda 3.



Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Thule Force medium rooftop cargo box. With 13 cubic foot of space, and arrowskin black, it's part number Th624. With our Thule podium roofrack system already installed on our Mazda, we will begin our test fit by placing our roofbox directly on top of our load bars. We have found it easiest to line up our feet, as we do this. Once we have our feet lined up, we'll go ahead and open the passenger side of the box. Here, we can reach in and tighten our two foot packs down.



Rhino-Rack Master-Fit Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Rhino Rack Master-Fit rooftop cargo box. With 14 cubic feet of storage space in silver, it's part number RMF400. With our Thule Podium roof rack system already installed on our 3, we'll grab our cargo box, place it directly onto our load bars and center it up. We'll then open the passenger side of our box, grab two of our feet, place them through the appropriate slots in the base of the box, and make sure they go around our load bars. We'll then tighten it up using the handle. One of the great features of the Rhino Rack Master-Fit is its ability to open from the driver or passenger side. We can now go over to the driver side and repeat the same tightening process using the two feet.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda3, we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 22 cubic feet in metallic silver, part number TH636S. With the SportRack Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Sonic directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary to fit around each bar. We'll also check here at our rear antenna to see if our box is making contact. It does make contact, so we'll want to be sure to remove our rear antenna. We'll open the passenger's side of the box and use the 2 hand knobs on the side to tighten our feet around our bars. When our feet are all the way secure, the hand knob will start making a clicking noise to ensure that it's tight.



Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda 3 we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic Medium rooftop cargo box measuring 13 cubic feet in glossy black, part number TH634B. With the sport rack roof rack on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing our Sonic directly onto our load bars. With the feet hanging out of the bottom of the box we can adjust them as necessary to fit around each bar. We went ahead and removed the rear antenna just in case our box makes contact. As you can see we have room to reinstall it, so we'll go ahead and do that now. We'll open the passenger's side of the box and tighten the two feet on this side by tightening the hand knobs. One of the great features is that you'll hear a clicking noise when your feet are fully secured around the bar. Another great feature is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. We'll move to the driver's side, open the box, and tighten down the two remaining feet using the hand knobs until we hear that clicking noise. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Sonic Medium rooftop cargo box, part number TH643B on our 2009 Mazda 3.



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda3, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 16 cubic feetin matte black, part number TH615. Please keep in mind that this box opens from 1 side only, so we'll be setting it towards the passenger's side for easier accessibility. We'll also be setting it forward on our load bars so we don't have to remove our rear antenna. With the SportRack Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Pulse directly onto our load bars. With the box set, we'll go ahead and move the key to the unlocked position and push up on the lid to open our box. We'll grab our feet and place them through the appropriate slots, making sure that they go around the load bars. We can then use the hand knobs on each foot to tighten the feet around our bars.



Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 14 cubic feet in matte black, part number TH614. Keep in mind that this box opens from one side only, so we'll be setting it towards the passenger side for easier accessibility. With a sport rack roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Pulse directly onto our load bars. We'll move the key to the unlock position and push up on the lid to open our box. We'll grab our feet and place them through the appropriate slots, making sure that the claws of the feet go around each bar. We can then use the attached hand knob to tighten each one down. With all four feet tight, our box is secure and we're ready to go. That completes today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box, part number TH614, on our 2009 Mazda 3.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda 3, well be test fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box measuring 11 cubic feet in matte black part number TH613. Please keep in mind that this box opens from one side only so well be setting it towards the passenger side for easier accessibility.With the support rack, roof rack system on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing our Thule Pulse Alpine directly on to our load bars. Well move the key to the unlock position and push up on the lid to open our box. Well place our feet through the appropriate slots making sure that the claws of each foot go around the bars.Well go ahead and leave our antenna off because off because this box would make contact with our antenna. Well use the attached hand knobs on each foot to secure the feet around our bars. With all four feet tight, our box is secured and were ready to go.That completes todays test fit of the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box, part number TH613 on our 2009 Mazda 3.





Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box, measuring 13 cubic feet in AeroSkin Black, part number TH624. With a sport rack roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Thule Force directly onto our load bars. We went ahead and removed the rear antenna, that way we didn't bump it while installing our box. We'll go ahead and replace it as we'll have room without it making contact with the box. We'll open the passenger's side of the box and tighten the two feet on this side, using the hand knobs. A great feature of the Thule Force is its ability to open from either side of the vehicle. We'll move to the driver's side, open the box, and tighten down the two remaining feet, using the hand knobs.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2011 Mazda 3

Today on our 2011 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL rooftop cargo box, measuring 22 cubic feet, in color metallic silver, part number TH636S. With the Thule AeroBlade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle, we'll place our box directly onto our load bars. Since the feet are already hanging out of the bottom of the box, we can adjust them as necessary to fit around our load bars while placing our box onto our roof rack. We'll open the passenger side of the box and tighten down the hand knobs to secure our feet around our bars. Once we have the two feet on this side secured, we can take advantage of one of the great features of this box, which is its ability to open from both sides of the vehicle. We'll open the driver side, and tighten down the two remaining clamps.





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Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 1013 Mazda 3 we'll be test fitting the Yakima Fat Cat 6 locking rooftop ski and snowboard carrier. With a six ski or four board capacity, it's part number Y03088. With our Yakima Q-Towers roof rack system already installed on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by grabbing the front half of our carrier. We'll place it onto our front load bar. We'll bring the metal rubber-coated straps around the bottom of our load bar, fitting it back into the foot of the carrier. We will then secure the carrier to our bar by latching the black buckle. We will want to be sure that the gray tab will be able to sit on top of the buckle. We'll now open the carrier and lift up on the black lever located inside.



Whispbar Roof Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Speaker: Today on our 2013 Mazda 3 we'll be test-fitting the Whispbar Locking Rooftop Ski and Snowboard Carrier with the Six Ski or Four Board Capacity in silver, it's Part Number is WB-300. With our whispbar roof rack system already installed on our vehicle we'll begin our test fit by placing the front hands of our carrier under our front load bar. We'll bring the rubber-coated metal strap around the bottom of our bar and place the buckle into the foot of the carrier. We'll then open our carrier jaws and lift the black tab located inside. This is going to allow the gray lever to lift up. We can then close our buckle then tighten down the black lever to secure our buckle with our gray lever. We'll then go to the passenger's side and repeat the same tightening process. We're now ready to grab the rear half of our carrier.



Yakima FatCat Ski and Snowboard Carrier Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda3, we'll be test fitting the Yakima FatCat 6 Locking Rooftop Ski and Snowboard Carrier with a 6-ski or 4-board capacity, part number Y03088. With a Yakima Round Bar Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing half of our carrier onto our front bar. We'll bring the rubber-coated strap around our bar and fit it back into the foot of the carrier and close the buckle. We'll then push the oversize button here on the end of the carrier to open up our jaw, and then we'll flip up the thumb tab, tighten it down, and push it back down to finish securing the strap. We'll move to the other side and repeat that process. We'll grab the other half of our carrier and place it onto our rear bar. We want to make sure that both halves of our carrier line up nicely with each other.





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Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2013 Mazda 3

Today on our 2013 Mazda 3 well be test fitting the thule sup taxi, a stand up paddle board carrier with 2 board capacity part number TH810. With our thule podium refract system already installed with the vehicle, well take the front half of our carrier and place it on our front load bar. Well bring our rubber coated metal straps around the load bar and place it back into the foot. We can then use the gray knobs to tighten that strap up. Well now move to the passenger side and repeat that same process. Now were ready to grab the rear half our carrier.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2009 Mazda 3

Today on our 2009 Mazda 3, well be test fitting the thule sup taxi standup paddle board carrier with a two board capacity part number th810. With a sport-rack, roof-rack system on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing have of our carrier onto the front bar. Well bring our rubber-coated strap around our front bar, fitting it back into the foot of the carrier, and using the little hand knobs to tighten it and secure it around our bar. We can then repeat this process for the other side. Well grab the second half of our carrier and place it onto the rear bar. We want to make sure that both halves are lined up nicely with each other. Once we have it in place, and the straps around the bar, we can repeat the same tighten process that we used at the front.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2011 Mazda 3

Today on our 2011 Mazda 3, we'll be test fitting the Thule SUP Taxi standup paddleboard carrier with a 2-board capacity, part number TH810. With the Thule AeroBlade roof rack system assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin by placing half of the SUP Taxi directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, we'll bring the rubber-coated steel straps around our load bar, fitting them back into the foot of the carrier. We'll use the attached hand knob to tighten them in place. We'll do this for both straps. We'll grab the second half of our carrier and place it onto our rear bar.





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