Evo Clamp feet and Evo Wingbar are as goood as it gets. As with all aerodynamic bars, adapter may be needed for some older accessories. Hopefully it wont show too much. RhinoRack now offers replacement locks and keys so that you can have 1 key for most of your RhinoRack gear. That hitch would not get on the guy at uhal said that it didn't fit because. The foot is made of metal and plastic.
Everything I've read on other forums, everyone is crazy about the Thule racks, but I can't stand how the bars on them overhang the roof, it drives me nuts. Do all modification at your own risk. I go biking at least 4 times a week and I am starting to get annoyed of taking off my back wheel and gently placing my bike in the car in order not to scrath anything although I do put sheets under the bike to keep it clean. Turns out the rack wont fit and would probably damage leave a dent my car. Fortunately, I like the look and the flexibility with regard to what you can carry. Roof racks make noise, they are bad on gas mileage and they can lead to you running your bike into stuff by accident. Hitch rack is easier to load, less susceptible to wind, easier to keep an eye on your bikes, less likely to damage your car during loading, in some cases cheaper, quieter, doesn't affect fuel economy as much, you don't ever have to remove wheels, less danger of taking out your garage, carport, drive thru awning, low hanging branches, etc etc etc.
And it's short enough that the hitch rack would prevent me from closing the garage door, even when folded up. Almost no added wind noise with it on though. The aerodynamic black anodized aluminum rack crossbars are really nice. This is all hearsay though I have no experience with them. The vehicle specific hook kit contains rubber coated steel hooks that clamp around the door opening of your vehicle and thick rubber pads that rest on the roof.
The locking mechanism is very secure. I am going to stick to putting my bike in the car sorry to bring up a dead thread, but I wanted to update on the bike rack problem. I am going to have to think about that. Hey guys, I checked out the site and I am sure that no one has posted about this yet. I figured it would fit mine too, since the differences between the 06 and the 07 are minor. The new Wingbar Aerodynamic cross-bar is ultra strong and has enhanced drag and noise elimination features.
With a minimum of tools, installing a Thule roof rack on your car roof is now quicker and easier than ever before. Even if they did fit, I dont think I would set it up that way fearing that the weight of the bike would loosen the spoiler from the trunk So I kept looking around. This is the same great rack as the Traverse AeroBlade Roof Rack with crossbars that have been powdercoated black. If not, you may want to go ahead and use that thread anyways. The fit hooks have a thick dipped rubber coating. Ease of install and lock security are industry standard. I dont want to place a bike roof top rack because I really like the look of the car without it so I am looking to buy a new one that I can put on and take off when I please.
Another potential problem that has been mentioned is that the Thule mounts don't fill the groove in our roof correctly so dirt and debris could get trapped under it and could scratch the paint. Now I need a fairing and a cargo box. If you need anything else, let me know, and I'll see what I can do. When combined with other Thule products, our roof racks are also a starting point for carrying the extra special gear that lets you live your passions — with holders for your bikes, your skis, your canoes or kayaks, and your surfboards. No matter what system you choose for your vehicle, you can rest assured that you will get the safest, strongest and most stylish roof racks around.
Apparently something on the rear hatch was modified in such a way that this simple little bike rack wont fit!! A lot of people don't like that they are higher than other options, but if you use them frequently, I have found the extra space on my other cars to be helpful. The fit hooks are rubber dipped to protect your car. It has an integrated rubber pad that sit on the roof of the car and a rubber coated hook that clamps the rack into the car door opening. The Traverse foot is made of metal with an nice looking aerodynamic plastic shroud. All your fits are here.
Caution: Make sure to do your research before modifying your car. Tired of answering the same questions time and time again? The square crossbars have a plastic sleeve. It has a built-in adjustable pitch mechanism to accommodate the curve of your roof. Locks are available separately security is industry standard. I am a bot, and this action was performed automatically. If you choose a system with Thule WingBar load bars, the new QuickAccess interface will allow you to install and remove your roof-mounted accessories — such as bike racks and roof boxes — seamlessly in the T-track.