Thule Sidekick Cargo Carrier

Model 682

  • Thule Sidekick™ Cargo Carrier


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Thule designed the compact Sidekick™ cargo carrier for smaller loads. It opens on the passenger side for easy loading and unloading of golf clubs, camping gear, and other smaller items.

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  • mounts directly to most factory and aftermarket racks
  • passenger side opening allows safe curbside access to gear
  • easy assembly and installation
  • 8 cubic-foot capacity
  • holds up to 110 pounds
  • 54"L x 25"W x 15-1/2"H
  • warranty: limited lifetime
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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  • Hardshell top
  • Hardshell bottom
  • 4 U-bolts
  • 8 Knobs
  • 4 U-bolt brackets
  • 2 Camlocks with keys
  • 2 Lock locators
  • Foam gasket
  • Vinyl hole cover sheet
  • 2 Large nuts
  • 4 Small nuts
  • 2 Large screws
  • 4 Small screws
  • 2 Large washers
  • 2 Large caps
  • 2 Large cap retainer
  • 4 Small caps
  • 4 Small cap retainers
  • Instructions

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Overview: The Thule 682-SideKick Cargo Carrier mounts to most factory installed and aftermarket vehicle roof racks.

Fit: The Cargo Carrier requires an aftermarket or factory installed roof-mount rack to mount to the roof of your vehicle. It may not be compatible with those vehicles with pre-set mounting points.

8 Cubic Feet and 75 lb Loading Capacity: The Cargo Carrier offers 8 cubit feet of space and handles and loading capacity up to 75 lbs. Make sure that loads are evenly distributed inside the roof box. Do not exceed the maximum permitted load of 75 lbs for the box or the maximum permitted load for the roof as recommended by your vehicle manufacturer, as well of the maximum load of the roof-rack.

Construction: The Cargo Carrier is made of vacuum molded impact resistant PE, while its pre-installed hardware is zinc-iron plated steel with nylon straps and buckles.

Passenger Side Opening: Passenger Side opening design facilitates easy loading and unloading.

Weight: The Cargo Carrier weighs only 16 lbs.

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