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Specialized kit for use with Thule 480 Traverse and 480 Rapid Traverse Foot Pack
For cars without external raingutters or factory racks
Check the fit guide for the proper kit for your vehicle
Thule Traverse Fit Kits 1200-1399 Rack Fit Kits and Clips Item Specifications: Manufacturer Number 1396d
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I ordered two thinking that the kit came with only 1 pair. The description didn't say how many were in the package. Turns out, it is a full set of four (2 for front bar, 2 for back bar). I'm sending 1 set back. I was able to set up the pick-up on-line, but will be out almost $7 for the pick-up since I'm a park ranger in a remote location and a ways from a UPS store. So, learn from my mistake: The fit kit is a full set of four.
Excellent product. It actually stays on the feet when you put it on unlike the yakima fit kit which falls off when trying to install your rack and when storing they just fall off which is pain.... so stick with thule they know what they are doing!
First things first, use Thule's fit guide to get all of the items that you need: [...]
My wife pitched the idea of buying a car topper to free up room in our Ford Focus for an upcoming 11 hour car ride with 2 dogs. After a lot of research, paying closer attention to other vehicle racks around town, and trying to think of the best use of my money I settled on Thule (apparently pronounced "tool-ey"). The final selling point was the wide variety of products they sold that can be reused easily on other cars and with other products. For example, I could use the car topper and then use a bike rack, raft rack, or just the bar to transport plywood, etc.
I ended up purchasing the custom feet pack, aero bars, rapid traverse feet, locks, and cargo box. Although we spent several hundred dollars on everything if we wanted to use these products on our Scion all we have to do is buy the customer feet pack at ~$70. The custom feet pack come with the specific measurement and...
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