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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.




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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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Subaru Forester Roof Rack Videos

Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars Installation - 2019 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2019 Subaru Forester, we're going to be doing a test fit on the Thule WingBar Evo Roof Rack System.This system is specifically designed to fit your raised rails on your Subaru Forester. I've got it in place, just to give you a good idea what it looks like. Let's go ahead and take a closer look.It features 47" long crossbars, you can see here how they span across the roof of our Forester. This is going to allow us to carry multiple accessories. Maybe we'd like to get three bike racks up there, or maybe two kayaks. So just keep that in mind.Now they're made out of aluminum, so we don't need to worry about rust or corrosion.



Thule Squarebar Crossbars Installation - 2019 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2019 Subaru Forester, we're gonna be doing a test fit on the Thule SquareBar roof rack system. This system is specifically designed to mount to your raised rails on your Forester. With this system it's gonna allow you to carry roof-mounted accessories, things like bike racks, kayak carriers, cargo boxes and much more. The SquareBar's stretch across our roof 47 inches, so we're not gonna be able to carry just one accessory. We can carry maybe two, three bike racks, two kayaks, whichever you'd prefer.You can see how it has that SquareBar design. It features grooves up top.



Yakima RailBar Crossbars Installation - 2019 Subaru Forester

So today on our 2019 Subaru Forester, we're going to be doing a test fit on the Yakima RailBar roof rack system. I've already got it in place just to give you a good idea of what it looks like. With this system, it's going to allow us to carry roof-mounted accessories, things like bike racks, kayak carriers, cargo boxes, and more. Now the crossbars are going to offer us about 32" of usable space, so we'll be able to carry not one bike rack, but maybe two or three bike racks, or even two kayaks up there. Now I've got the black installed, but they're also available in silver, so if that's something you're interested in, see etrailer.com.Now you'll notice it has that flush mount design. It's going to give you more of that factory look.



Malone SteelTop Universal Roof Rack Installation - 2015 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today on our 2015 Subaru Forrester we're going to be doing a test on the Malone Steel top Roof Rack System. It's available in a 50 inch bar length with part number MPG201. You can also get it in a 58 inch bar length, part number MPG202.This Malone Roof Rack System is going to allow you to carry roof mounted accessories on your Subaru Forrester; things like bike racks, kayak carriers, cargo boxes, and more. It has a traditional square bar design. This is going to be an entry-level option. This is also going to be the more economical choice.



Yakima Roof Rack Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're gonna be doing a test fit on the Yakima Jetstream Timberline Tower Roof Rack System. We'll be using part numbers Y00425 for the aluminum black Jetstream crossbars, you can also get those in silver with part number Y00428. We'll also be using part number Y00147 for the Timberline Towers.This Yakima Roof Rack System is gonna allow you to carry roof mounted accessories on your Subaru Forester, things like bike racks, kayak carriers, cargo boxes, and much more. The crossbars are 50 inches long and they have a sleek aerodynamic design. These are gonna be a lot quieter than your traditional round or square bars, they're also gonna reduce the need for a faring. They're gonna work with your standard clamp on accessories as well as your T-track mounted accessories.



Best 2018 Subaru Forester Roof Rack Options

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at the best roof rack options available for your 2018 Subaru Forester. We have the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system, the Thule AeroBlade roof rack system, and finally the Yakima JetStream roof rack system.All three of these roof rack systems have a lot of commonplaces but today we're going to be focusing in on the differences. The first off is going to be how the bars actually sit on your factory raised side rails. For example, with the Rhino-Rack here, this is going to be the lowest profile bar of the three. Now while all of these are pretty much aerodynamic when it comes to wind noise and drag, this one's going to have a nice sleeker look to your vehicle, as opposed to the Thule and especially the Yakima that sits so much higher up off the bars.For ease of use, that's actually going to go to the Thule. Now all three you can utilize T-track accessories with, but Thule has the open channel here where you can just pop open the end cap and slide your T-track accessories into place.Now both the Thule and Rhino-Rack you have to cut these to length once you put your T-track accessories in place.



Rhino Rack Roof Rack Review - 2018 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Subaru Forester, we're gonna be test fitting the Rhino rack vortex aero roof rack system, consisting of part number RRVA126V-2. These are the vortex aero crossbars. This also come in silver as part number RRVA126S-2 and we'll be using the SX series legs here as part number RRSX100. This is a very nice roof rack system that can fit a wide variety of accessories, such as bike racks, cargo baskets or cargo boxes and it helps to free up space inside your Forester. The bars themselves have an elliptical shape to them and that couples with the vortex aero strip up at the top, that will help cut down the wind noise and drag while you drive. The end caps are removable loosening up this plastic lock here and you can replace these locks with regular keyed locks to secure this to your roof as well.



Yakima Roof Rack Review - 2018 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Subaru Forester, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima JetStream Roof Rack System, consisting of part numbers Y-00425, and that's going to be the Yakima JetStream crossbars here. These are 50 inches long and they also come in silver. We'll also be using the Timberline towers here, part number Y-00147. These simply wrap around your existing side rails, I'll remove the end cap here, and attach like so. It's a very nice roof rack system that can carry a wide variety of accessories such as bike racks, cargo baskets or cargo boxes and help free up space inside your Forester.On the end caps here, we do have plastic knockout pieces that can be replaced with the Yakima SKS lock core system so once this is installed, it can be secured to you factory raised side rails but also, be keyed alike with the accessories you're hauling. Removing the end cap here, you can utilize T-Track accessories with this as well.Now something that sets this apart from the other rook racks, though, is while with many of them, you'll have to remove the strips up at the top and cut them to length for your accessories, with this you can simply push down on the strip in the center here and slide your accessories in.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2018 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today on our 2018 Subaru Forester we're going to be test-fitting the Thule Aeroblade Edge Roof Rack System. This is going to consist of part numbers TH7502-TH7502, and these are the Aeroblade Edge Roof Rack Systems. These also come in black as part number TH7502B. This is a nice roof rack system that has a nice factory style look to it once it's installed. The bars themselves have an aerodynamic shape, so it's going to cut down wind noise and drag while you drive.Taking off the top cover here, you can utilize T track accessories with this. You simply remove the strip, install your T track accessory, cut the strip to length, and put it back into place.



Malone AirFlow2 Universal Roof Rack Installation - 2015 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today in our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're gonna be taking a look at, and showing you how to install the Malone AirFlow2 Roof Rack System, part number MPG215.That's gonna be for 50-inch long cross bars. It's also available in 58-inch long cross bars, using part number MGP216, and 65-inch long cross bars, using MGP217.Our Malone AirFlow2 Roof Rack System is going to allow us to free up space inside of our Forester, making more room for passengers and pets. Whether it be a bike rack, a kayak carrier, or even a cargo box for some elongated gear, it's gonna free up that space inside, and allow us to mount it up top.Our Malone AirFlow2 is going to be one of the easiest arrow bar roof rack systems to put on out of the box. It's gonna come with those included lock cores and it's going to have a lot of the same features that a lot of the higher-end roof rack systems have. Out of the box, our cross bars and foot packs are already going to be pre-assembled, so all we're going to have to do is set 'em on top of our raised rails, get our measurements down, and tighten everything up.Metal lock cores are included out of the box and it does come with two keys that are keyed alike for all four foot packs. The cross bars themselves are going to be aluminum, so they're going to be lightweight and rust-proof.



Thule Roof Rack Review - 2018 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today for the 2018 Subaru Forester, we're going to be test fitting the Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack system consisting of part numbers THARB47. These are the AeroBlade Load Bars, 47 inches long and aluminum in color. These also come in black as part number THARB47B. We'll also be using part number TH450R, and these are the Thule Rapid Crossroad Foot Packs specifically for the factory raised side rails. The Thule AeroBlade Roof Rack system is great for carrying a wide variety of accessories, both T Track and wraparound, while freeing up space inside your vehicle. These have an aerodynamic shape to them, and that coupled with the rubber strip up at the top is going to cut down the wind noise and drag while you're driving, eliminating the need for ferrings 00:00:40 as you would for square or round bars.



Malone AirFlow2 Universal Roof Rack Installation - 2018 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today on a 2018 Subaru Forester, we're gonna be test fitting the Malone Airflow2 Roof Rack System, part number MPG215. These are the 50 inch long bars and they wrap around your factory raised side rails. The Malone Airflow Roof Rack System is great for carrying a wide variety of accessories on your roof while freeing up space inside your vehicle.The bars have an aerodynamic shape to them and that coupled with the rubber strip at the top, as well as the one that you would cut to length that goes underneath. That's gonna cut down the wind noise and drag while you're driving, eliminating the need for fairings which is what you would have with your round and square bars.Also, what sets us apart from the others, we have this latch that opens up at the end. You can use T-Track accessories with this but instead of having to remove the rubber strip to install them, you simply push down the rubber strip and install your accessory. These are very easy to install, they simply clamp around your existing factory raised side rail.



Yakima Roof Rack Review - 2018 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today in our 2018 Subaru Forester, we're going to be test fitting the Yakima CoreBar Roof Rack System, and this consists of part numbers Y00421. These are the Yakima CoreBar Crossbars. These are 50" long. We'll also be using part number Y00147, and these are the Timberline Towers for the Yakima Crossbars, particularly for factory raised side rails.The Yakima CoreBar Roof Rack System is great for carrying a wide variety of accessories on your roof while freeing up space inside your vehicle. This combines the sturdiness of the round bars with the aerodynamic qualities of the aero bars, as you're going to cut down wind noise and drag while you drive with the shape of these.it's very easy to install. It simply wraps around your factory raised side rail, with this strap here and it's tightened down.



Malone SteelTop Universal Roof Rack Installation - 2018 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today in our 2018 Subaru Forester, we're going to be test fitting the Malone Steel Top Roof Rack System part number MPG202. This consists of 58" long crossbars and it will be attached to your factory rate side rails. It should also be noted that this is the exact same insulation procedure for part number MPG201 as well. The Malone Steel Top Roof Rack System is great for carrying a wide variety of accessories on your roof, while freeing up space inside your vehicle.And while the square bars are sturdy by themselves, they are going to make noise while you travel. One of the best things about this roof rack system is everything comes already assembled, unlike others where you would have to assemble the feet or the legs or whatever you want to call it, into place. It also has this lock at the end here, so once you install this it is going to be secure to your factory raised side rails.



Malone AirFlow2 Universal Roof Rack Installation - 2017 Subaru Forester

Speaker 1: Today on our 2017 Subaru Forrester we're going to be taking a look at and showing you how to install the Malone Airflow 2 Roof Rack, part number MPG215. If you're looking for a way to free up space in your Subaru for passengers and pets or carry some rather large equipment the Malone Airflow 2 Roof Rack System is going to be a great option to strap all your equipment to the top of your roof, giving you more room inside. The elliptical shape of the bar itself is going to cut down on a lot of that wind noise and drag that's commonly associated with roof racks.Now our roof rack system is going to work with your factory raised rails, and it's going to have a rubber surround so we're not going to have to worry about any scratches our abrasions damaging the paint. It's going to come in with a built in metal lock core, and two keys that's not only going to keep our roof rack secure, but it's also going to house our included tightening tool. On top here we're going to have a rubber strip that's going to run along the entire length of the bar, which is not only going to give us a nice spot to mount our accessories and a nice grip, but it's also going to cut down on some of that wind noise.Unlike a lot of other roof rack systems our end cap is going to have a hinge here, to where we're not going to have to fully remove it. In some cases we can actually just push this rubber strip down and put in our favorite T-track accessories.



Best 2010 Subaru Forester Roof Rack Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best roof rack options available for your 2010 Subaru Forester. Now when choosing roof racks for your particular vehicle, I want you to keep in mind that this is going to be for the Subaru Foresters with factory raised side rails. These are going to be the top three options for that vehicle. Up at the top we have the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system. Here we have the Thule AeroBlade Edge roof rack system. At the bottom we have the Inno Aero Bar roof rack system. The Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system consists of part numbers RRVA126B-2.



Best 2009 Subaru Forester Roof Rack Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best roof rack options available for your 2009 Subaru Forester. Now when choosing roof racks for your particular vehicle, I want you to keep in mind that this is going to be for the Subaru Foresters with factory raised side rails. These are going to be the top three options for that vehicle. Up at the top we have the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system. Here we have the Thule AeroBlade Edge roof rack system. At the bottom we have the Inno Aero Bar roof rack system. The Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system consists of part numbers RRVA126B-2.



Best 2016 Subaru Forester Roof Rack Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best roof rack options available for your 2016 Subaru Forester. Now when choosing roof racks for your particular vehicle, I want you to keep in mind that this is going to be for the Subaru Foresters with factory raised side rails. These are going to be the top three options for that vehicle. Up at the top we have the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system. Here we have the Thule AeroBlade Edge roof rack system. At the bottom we have the Inno Aero Bar roof rack system. The Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system consists of part numbers RRVA126B-2.



Best 2015 Subaru Forester Roof Rack Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best roof rack options available for your 2015 Subaru Forester. Now when choosing roof racks for your particular vehicle I want you to keep in mind that this is going to be for the Subaru Foresters with factory raised side rails. These are going to be the top three options for that vehicle. Up at the top we have the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack System. Here we have the Thule AeroBlade Edge Roof Rack System. At the bottom we have the Inno Aero Bar Roof Rack System. The Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack System consists of part number RRVA126B-2.



Best 2014 Subaru Forester Roof Rack Options

Today we're going to be taking a look at the best roof rack options available for your 2014 Subaru Forester. Now when choosing roof racks for your particular vehicle, I want you to keep in mind that this is going to be for the Subaru Foresters with factory raised side rails. These are going to be the top three options for that vehicle. Up at the top we have the Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system. Here we have the Thule AeroBlade Edge roof rack system. At the bottom we have the Inno Aero Bar roof rack system. The Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system consists of part numbers RRVA126B-2.





Subaru Forester Roof Bike Racks Videos

RockyMounts Roof Bike Racks Review - 2016 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2016 Subaru Forester we're going to be test fitting the RockyMounts JetLine Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number RKY1320. One of the first features about this is the fact that it doesn't grip it by the bike's frame at all. Instead it uses two other points such as the rear wheel strap here. Then we have the locking front skewer here. You knock this out and you can attach a lock to add some additional security and to prevent theft and tampering. Move back here to the hatch.



RockyMounts Roof Bike Racks Review - 2016 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2016 Subaru Forester, we're going to be test fitting the RockyMounts SwitchHitter Rooftop Bike Rack, part number RKY1270. One of the main features about this bike rack is that it doesn't grip it by the frame at all, so you won't have any scratches or dings on your bike once you install it. Instead, it has two points of contact. We have a rear wheel strap here at the back, as well as a skewer at the front, that locks it by your bike's forks. Let's go back to the hatch here. As you can see, there's plenty of space between the bike rack itself and the hatch, so you won't have any problems there.



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester we're going to be test-fitting the Thule Big Mouth Roof-Mounted Bike Rack, part number TH599XTR. With the Thule Crossroads Roof Rack System already assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test-fit by placing our bike rack directly onto our load bars. Here at the front, we want to go ahead and bring our front clamps around our front bar and we'll get our rear ones set as well. All you've got to do is undo one of the little knobs. We'll loosen up the other one a little bit and we'll make sure that we have each bolt around the rear load bar. Then we can place the plate back into position and hold it down with the wing nuts. We're just going to go ahead and get that snug for a nice little secure fit, then we can move back up to the front of our bike rack. Here, we want to take our clamps and bring them around.



Yakima FrontLoader Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we are going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima Front Loader, this is a roof mounted wheel clamp style bike rack, part number on it is Y02103. Now we've already got the Yakima Rail Grab system that we've installed in the Forester here, we'll begin our test fit by just placing the rack right up onto the crossbars here. At the front there is a large black T handle, as that is tighten down, it draws the rear portion of the clamp forward, we'll have, let me show you quickly here, the two outer clamps got to the front, the rear clamp goes to the back and as you tighten it, that comes together. It's really is one of the easiest clamps I think that there is on the market as far as getting the front done, really easy to get on there, wait till it makes contact, give it a couple of good turns and really guys it's all there is to it, nice and secure. Now we can come around to the rear here and we'll clamp the other way or strap other way. As you can see we've got a two piece clamp here, we need to first remove that T bolt, pull that down through the slot, it's going to allow us to separate that lower portion, that will come out completely. This is going to give us one, two and three different positions to start that clamp in with the round bars, I usually use that first one and get this close, as close as we can get to start.



Yakima ForkLift Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester we're going to be doing a test fit on the Yakima ForkLift. This is a roof-mounted fork clamp-style bike rack. Part number on it is Y02098. Now we've already got our Yakima RailGrab roof rack system that we've installed on the Forester, so I'll begin the test fit by just placing the rack right up onto our load bars here, crossbars. We'll now want to remove the skewer from the front. This is reversed threads so you'll want to act as though you're tightening it for it to actually loosen.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're going to do a test fit on the Rocky Mounts Tie Rod. This is a roof mounted fork clamp style bike rack, part number on it RKY1014. To begin our test fit, we've already got our Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack System installed, so we'll bring the black rubber straps on the head of the carrier around the underside of that bar. We'll then pull off the black cover, bring our straps around, fit them up into the head of the carrier. There's two indentations located here on each side. These straps are made to fit right up into them here, as you can see. We've then got a single bolt here on the front.



Rhino Rack MountainTrail Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester we're going to do a test fit of the Rhino Rack Mountain Trail. This is a roof-mounted fork clamp-style bike rack. Part number is RBC035. Now we've already got our Rhino Rack Vortex Aero roof rack system installed onto Forester so we'll begin our test fit by placing our rack right onto the roof line. As we do, the two black rubber-coated metal straps, we want to bring those around the underside of our front crossbar. We'll then remove the black cover.



Thule Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20670Order #TC0686652956 Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Paceline. This is a roof-mounted fork clamp-style bike rack. The part number on it is TH527. Now we've already got our Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack System installed, so we're going to begin our test fit by simply placing the rack right up onto the crossbar. With the front we need to lift up on the black and gray knob, then lift up on the small black lever. This will allow us to separate our clamp here at the front. We can then shift the whole rack backwards, placing the upper portion of our clamp just over top of our crossbar. We'll then bring the under portion around.



Thule Sprint Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Rate your transcript OrderClientKevin BrossRef #20594Order #TC0581384122 Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester we're going to do a test fit on the Thule Sprint. This is a fork clamp style, roof mounted bike rack. Part number on it, TH528. We've already got our Rhino Rack Vortec Arrow Roof Rack System installed onto the Forester, so we'll begin our test fit by placing our rack directly onto our bars. As we do, we'll hold down on the black, rubber coated metal straps. This is going to allow them to come around the underside of our crossbar.We can then push up and we'll fit it into the indention located right there at the front. Now let's move to the rear. We'll slide this clamp rearward until it's resting directly on top of our crossbar.



Kuat TRIO Roof Bike Racks Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're going to do a test fit of the Kuat TRIO. This is a roof-mounted, fork-clamp style back rack in the black and chrome, as we have here today. The part number is TR02. This is also available on a gun metal gray and orange. That part number is RU01. To begin our test fit, we're going to place the rack right on top of the Rhino Rack, Vortex Roof Rack System that we've got installed. At the front, we've got two black U-bolts that are rubber coated.



Swagman Fork Down Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today, on our 2009 Subaru Forester we will be test fitting the Swagman Fork Down Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number S64710. With the Thule Rapid Podium Roof Rack system on our vehicle we will begin our test fit by placing the Swagman Fork Down directly onto our load bars. Here at the front platform we will want to bring our u bolts around the underside of our load bar, feeding them up through the platform and securing them by installing the two wing nuts. Once we have those tight we can repeat that process for the other side of our front platform. We will move to the rear and drop our u bolt through the top of our bike rack. Making sure that the bolts go around our rear load bar, we will want to fit our bracket around our bolts and then secure it by tightening down our wing nuts. With the front and rear secure we can go ahead and undo the rear wheel strap and make sure the skewer at the front is loose. We will grab our bike and place it onto the bike rack.



Swagman Upright Roof Mounted Bike Rack Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2009 Subaru Forester, we'll be test fitting the Swagman rooftop bike rack, part number S64720. With a Thule Rapid Podium roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the Swagman bike rack directly onto our load bars. Here at the front platform, we'll take our u-bolts, and bring them around the underside of our load bars. We'll feed them back up through the platform, and secure it by tightening the wing nuts. We'll move to the other side of the platform and repeat this process. Here 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 bolts through the bracket and secure it by installing our wing nuts. With the front and rear secure, we can go ahead and undo the wheel strap here at the rear and the wheel strap at the front. We'll also loosen up the hand knob for our frame jaws. We'll grab our bike and place it onto our bike rack.



RockyMounts TieRod Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2009 Subaru Forester we'll be test fitting the Rockymounts Tierod roof mounted bike rack, part number RKY1014. With the Thule Rapid Podium Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing our tierod bike rack onto our load bars. Here at the front we'll remove the black plastic cover and bring our straps around our front bar. We can then fit the straps back into the head of the carrier and use an allen key to tighten the allen bolt which will tighten our straps around our front bar. Once we have that tight we can replace our black plastic cover. Here at the rear, we'll undo an allen bolt so we can bring our rear clamp around our rear bar. We'll drop the allen bolt back through and tighten it in place with an allen key. With the front and rear secure, we'll go ahead and undo the rear wheel strap and make sure the skewer at the front is loose. We'll grab our bike and place it onto our bike rack, dropping our front forks down onto our skewer. We'll secure the bike first by tightening our skewer and then move to our rear and tighten with the wheel strap. That completes today's test fit of the Rockymounts Tierod roof mounted bike rack, part number RKY1014, on our 2009 Subaru Forester. .



RockyMounts TieRod Stretch Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2009 Subaru Forester, well be test fitting the RockyMounts TieRod Stretch roof-mounted bike rack, part number RKY1011. With the Thule Podium Style Roof Rack System on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the RockyMounts Tierod Stretch directly onto our load bars.Here at the front well bring the rubber-coated straps around the front bar and remove our black plastic cover. Well fit the straps into the head of the carrier and then use an Allen key to tighten the Allen bolt, which will secure our straps around our front bar. We can then replace our black plastic cover.Here at the rear well loosen up an Allen Bolt to bring our rear clamp around our rear bar, well drop the Allen Bolt back through and tighten them down using an Allen key.With the front and rear secure, well go ahead and undo the rear wheel strap and make sure the skewer at the front is loose. Well grab our bike, place it onto the bike rack and drop our front forks down onto our skewer. Well secure the bike first by tightening our skewer and then move to the rear and tighten with the wheel strap. With our bike loaded up.



Thule Big Mouth Roof Bike Rack Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2009 Subaru Forester, well be test fitting the Thule Big Mouth Roof Mounted Bike Rack, part number TH599XTR. With the Thule crossroad roof rack system assembled on to our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the bike rack up on to the vehicles bars. Starting at the front, well bring the bracket around the underside of the front bar and insert the T-bolt into the designating spots. We can then turn the black wing nuts to tighten down the clamps up against the front bar. Now Im moving to the rear, well remove one of the wing nuts to bring the rear bracket around the underside of the bar. Well then reinstall our wing nut to secure the rear part of the bike rack to the bar.





Subaru Forester Roof Cargo Carrier Videos

Thule Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Canyon. This is going to be your rooftop mounted cargo basket. As you can see, we have it up here on out of our vehicle, connected to our Thule aero blades. This is going to be part number TH859. This cargo basket is going to be 49 inches long, 40 inches wide, have a depth of 6 inches with a weight capacity of 150 pounds on a sturdy steel construction. As you can see, we already have three of the feet installed and we're going to show you how that last one goes on. One thing to know or a tech tip if you will is before you put it up on top of your vehicle, make sure you get your center to center crossbar spread so from this point to the center of this one and then adjust your feet using the tools that you have which is going to be an Allen tool.



Thule Hyper XL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Subaru Forester

inaudible 00:00:00 our 2012 Subaru Forester. We're going to do be doing a test fit of the Thule Hyper XL. This is going to be your 17 cubic feet of cargo space, coming in two-tone, black and silver finish, part number TH612. As you can see on top of our vehicle, we already have our Thule AeroBlades installed. I'm going to show you how this looks up on there. First thing you want to do is lift it up on top of your roof rack. Once you have it on top of your roof rack, then we'll adjust the feet to where we want them.



SportRack Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2012 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2012 Subaru Forester, we're going to be doing a test fit of the SportRack Vista rooftop mounted cargo basket. As you can see, we've already got it on top of our vehicle, on top of our aero type bars but it will fit many different style bars, from anywhere from your factory bars to your square bars, round bars and even the aero type. It's going to be 44 inches long, 39 1/8 inches wide, have a depth of 6 1/4 inches and have a 110 pound weight capacity with its sturdy steel construction. It's going to be part number SR9035. If you'd like to get the 22 inche extension, it's going to be part number SR9035-9036. All right. With the three feet installed, you do see that we have the spacers underneath, in between the basket and our bars.



Thule Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we are going to be test fitting the Thule Moab, this is the mother of all baskets cargo carrier. Part number TH690XT. With the Thule Crossroad roof rack system on our vehicle, we are going to go ahead and take our Moab and place it up onto our roof rack. Once we have it on there, we are going to go and make sure that we have it centered. We'll just come in the front of the vehicle, make sure that we have it nice and centered, just going to bring it over a little bit more and then we'll go ahead and start tightening it up our connection points. This is just a really easy system, all we got to do is remove one of the wing nuts, bring the bolt up through the appropriate slot, and then we can reinstall that wing nut.



Yakima RocketBox Pro Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester we're going to be doing a test fit of the Yakima RocketBox Pro 11. This is a rooftop cargo box. Offers 11 cubic feet of storage space, has a nice matte black finish to it. Part number on it is Y07193. We've already got our Yakima RailGrab roof rack system installed so we're going to begin our test fit by placing the RocketBox right up onto our crossbars here. As we sit it up here we want to position our clamps so they'll rest just in front of our crossbars. Once we have them all sitting just in front we're just going to slide our box rearward.



Thule Pulse Alpine Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on 2015 Subaru Forester, we're going to do a test of the Thule Pulse Alpine. This is a rooftop cargo box that offers 11 cubic feet of storage space, comes in a nice matte black finish. Part number on it is TH613. Now we've already got our Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack system installed on the Forester. We're going to begin our test fit by placing our cargo box directly up onto our crossbars. This box is designed to open from the passenger's side so we will want to make sure that we've got it favored to this side as we install it. Now you need to take a quick look to be sure we have it mounted on the vehicle straight. Which it is.



Thule Sonic XXL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forrester, we're going to do a test fit of the Thule Sonic XXL rooftop cargo box. Now, this offers 22 cubic feet of storage space. It comes in a nice metallic silver finish. Part number on it TH636S. Now, this is one of the larger rooftop cargo boxes that we offer. If you dont have a second person to help you put this on the car, this may help. You want to put 1 hand here behind the lock core, put 1 hand in front of it.



Thule Sonic Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're going to do a test fit of the Thule Sonic Medium Roof Top Cargo Box. This offers 13 cubic feet of storage space. Comes in a nice gloss black finish. Part number on it is TH634B. Now we've already got our Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack System installed onto the Forester, so we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box right up onto our crossbars. Now the feeder designs so they'll hang out in the bottom of the box. So we found this is the best time to get those in line, so they'll go around our bars for us.



Thule Pulse Large Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're going to do a test fit on the Thule Pulse Large Roof Top Cargo Box. Now this offers 16 cubic feet of storage space, has a nice matte black finish to it. The part number on it is TH615. Now we've got our Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack System already installed on the Subaru, so we're going to begin our test fit by placing the box right up onto our crossbars. Now this box is designed to open on the passenger's side, so we'll be sure that we have our box favored to that side as we install it. Now I need to take a quick look just to be sure we have it mounted on our vehicle straight. Looks like the rear could kick over just a touch.



Thule Pulse Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're going to do a test fit of the Thule Pulse Medium Roof Top Cargo Box. Now this offers 14 cubic feet of storage space, has a nice matte black finish to it. The part number is TH614. Now we've already got our Rhino Rack Vortex Aero Roof Rack System installed on the vehicle, so we'll just place our cargo box right up onto those crossbars. This box is designed to open from the right side, so we'll want to be sure we favor this side as we put it in. We'll then take a quick look at the front just to make sure we've got it sitting straight. Looks good. I'm now going to open the passenger's side door here and step in.



Thule Hyper XL Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester. We're going to do a test fit of the Thule Hyper XL Rooftop cargo box. This offer 17 cubic feet of storage space, comes with a nice two tone black and silver finish. Part number is TH612. Now we've already got our Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero Roof rack system that we've installed in the Subaru. To begin our test fit, we're going to place our cargo box, right up onto our crossbars. The feet in our box are designed to hang out in the bottom of the box.



Thule Force Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're going to do a test fit of the Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box. This offers 13 cubic feet of storage space, comes in a nice arrow-skin finish, part number on it is TH624. We've already got our Rhino-Rack Vortex Aero crossbars installed on our vehicle so we'll begin our test fit by placing the box directly onto those bars. As you can see, the feet are designed to stick out of the bottom of the box so we found that this is the best time to get these in line so they'll go around our bars. With all four of the feet going around the bars, let's take a look up here at the front to be sure we have our box centered on the top of our vehicle. It looks pretty close, believe it or not. We'll then open up our passenger door, open the passenger side of the box and inside we're going to find two gray knobs located here on the passenger side. Tightening these knobs secures our clamp around our bars.



Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today, on our 2009 Subaru Forester, well be test fitting the Thule Sonic Medium Rooftop Cargo Box with 13 cubic feet of space, Glossy Black in color, part number TH634B. With the Thule Rapid Crossroads Roof Rack System on our vehicle, well begin our test fit by placing the box up onto the vehicles bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars, we can unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the 2 closest knobs. We can turn the knobs to bring the clamps up around tightly against each bar. You'll know the knobs have been fully tightened down when the knobs start to click. We can then move to the other side of the vehicle and repeat the same process. Now, this double-sided opening lid will also enable you to easily load an unloader cargo from either side of the vehicle.



Thule Pulse Medium Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today, on our 2009 Subaru Forester, we'll be test fitting the Thule Pulse Medium roof top cargo box with 14 cubic feet of space, matte black in color, part number TH614. This box does only open from one side, so you'll need to be position on the passenger side of your roof. With the Thule Rapid Crossroads roof rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the box up onto the vehicle's load bars. We can now unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the four slots int eh bottom the of box We can then take the clamps, slide them down through the slots over top of each bar, and then turn the knobs to tighten down the clamps. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, that'll complete today's test fit of the Thule Pulse Medium, part number Th614, on our 2009 Subaru Forester.



Thule Sonic XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today, on our 2009 Subaru Forrester, we'll be test fitting the Thule Sonic XXL rooftop cargo box, with 22 cubic feet of space, metallic silver in color. Part number TH636S. With the Thule Rapid Crossroads Roof Rack System on our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's load bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars, we can unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the two closest knobs. We can then turn the knobs to tighten down the clamps up against each bar. You'll know when the clamps have been fully tightened down, when the knob starts to click.



Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today, on our 2009 Subaru Forester, we'll be test-fitting the Thule Pulse Large Rooftop Cargo Box, with 16 cubic feet of space, matte black in color, part number TH615. When positioning the box on your roof, remember that it only opens from one side, so you'll need to position it on the passenger side of your vehicle. With the Thule Rapid Crossroads Roof Rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test-fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's load bars. We can now unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the four slots in the bottom of the box. We can then take the clamps, slide them down through the slots, over top of each bar and then turn the knobs to tighten down the clamps. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, that'll complete today's test-fit for the Thule Pulse Large, part number TH615 on our 2009 Subaru Forester.



Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today, on our 2009 Subaru Forester, we'll be test-fitting the Thule Pulse Alpine Rooftop Cargo Box, with 11 cubic feet of space, matte black in color, part number TH613. Remember that it only opens from one side, so you'll need to position it on the passenger side of your vehicle. When positioning the box on your roof, remember that it only opens from one side, so you'll need to position it on the passenger's side of your vehicle. With the Thule Rapid Crossroads Roof Rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test-fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's load bars. We can then unlock the box, open the lid, exposing the four slots in the bottom of the box. We can nowtake the clamps, slide them down through the slots, over top of each bar and then turn the knobs to bring the clamps up around tightly against the load bars.Once everything is all tightened down and secured, that'll complete today's test-fit for the Thule Pulse Alpine, part number TH613on our 2009 Subaru Forester. .



Thule Force XXL Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2009 Subaru Forester, we'll be test fitting the Thule Force XXL roof top cargo box with 21 cubic feet of space, arrow skin black in color, part number TH626. With the Thule rapid crossroads roof rack system already assembled onto our vehicle, we'll begin our test fit by placing the box onto the vehicle's bars. After positioning the clamps to fit over the bars, we can unlock the box and open the lid, exposing the 2 closest knobs. We'll turn the knobs to bring both clamps up around tightly to each bar. Moving around the other side of the vehicle, we'll repeat the same process. This double sided opening lid will enable you to easily load and unload your cargo from either side of the vehicle. Once everything is all tightened down and secured, that'll complete today's test fit for the Thule Force XXL roof top cargo box, part number TH626, on our 2009 Subaru Forester. .



Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today, on our 2009 Subaru Forester, we'll be test-fitting the Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box with 13 cubic feet of space, Aeroskin Black in color, part number TH624. With the Thule Rapid CrossroadRoof Rack system on our vehicle, we'll begin our test-fit by placing the cargo box up onto the vehicle's bars. After positioning the clamps to fit overthe bars, we can unlock the box, open the lid, exposing the two closest knobs. We can then turn the knobs to tighten down the clamps up against thebars. Moving to the other side of the vehicle, we'll repeat the same process. Now, this double-sided opening lid will also enable you to easily load and unload your cargo from either side of the vehicle. Once everything is all tightened down and secure, that'll complete today's test fit for the Thule Force Large Rooftop Cargo Box, part number TH624on our 2009 Subaru Forester.





Subaru Forester Ski and Snowboard Racks Videos

Whispbar Ski and Snowboard Racks Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester, we're going to be doing a test fit on the Whispbar Locking Rooftop Ski and Snowboard Carrier. This has a six ski or a four board capacity. The part number on it is WB-300. We've got a Yakima RailGrab Roof-Rack system that we've already installed on the Forester. As you can see, we've got the rear half of our carrier installed as well. To begin our test fit here, we're going to place the Ski and Snowboard Carrier onto to the rooftop of our vehicle. We'll open the upper jaw.





Subaru Forester Watersport Carriers Videos

Thule SUP Taxi Watersport Carriers Review - 2015 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2015 Subaru Forester we're going to be test fitting the Thule Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier with a 2-Board Capacity part number TH810. We have a Thule Rapid Crossroad Roof Rack System on our vehicle and we have the rear part of our carrier already installed. We're going to install the front half onto our front bar. When doing this you want to make sure that you have your bars or that you have both halves of your carrier in line with each other. We can just bring the rubber coated strap around and use the wing knob here at the front to tighten it around our bar. These are nice rubber coated steel straps that are going to be very strong, very durable. Once we have this side snug down and secure, we can go ahead and move to the other side and repeat that same process.



Thule SUP Taxi Stand-Up Paddleboard Carrier Review - 2009 Subaru Forester

Today on our 2009 Subaru Forester, we'll be test fitting the Thule SUP Taxi Stand Up Paddle Board carrier with a two board capacity, part number TH810. With a Thule Rapid Podium 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 straparound the front bar, fitting it back into the foot of the carrier. We'll then use the small hand knob to secure it around our bar. We'll move to the other sideand repeat this process. We'll grab the other half, place it onto our rear bar, and repeat the same tightening process that we used at the front. We do however want to be sure that both halves of our carrier are in line with each other for better hauling of our paddle board. With the front and rear halves of our carrier secure to our bars, we can now loosen up our strap, and place it over to the other side of our vehicle. We'll grab our paddle board and place it onto our carrier.





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