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Thule 477 Short Roof Adapter
Aero Foot rack system stabilizer for smaller cars
Our take on the Thule 477 Short Roof Adapterby Crutchfield's Ralph Graves
The Thule short roof adapter stabilizes the Thule Aero Foot rack system on your roof, ensuring that weight is distributed properly across your rack, and increasing load capacity. In some cases, you can even add watersport, luggage box, or other carriers to your short roof vehicle. All Thule equipment passes tough European safety standards for car racks.
- includes 2 load bars, brackets, and 4 endcaps
- cold-rolled steel with zinc-galvanized interior and exteriors
- polyethylene coated
- galvanized stamped steel feet
- zinc iron-plated steel hardware
- warranty: limited lifetime
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- 2 Long bars
- 2 Short bars
- 4 Feet
- 6 T-bolts
- 4 End caps
- 2 Side-caps
- 2 Covers
- 6 Square washers
- Measuring tape
Overview: The Thule 477-Short Roof Adaptor is designed for use with the Thule Aero Foot System. It provides extra stability to the rack system allowing it to hold more applications. The 477-Short Roof Adaptor ensures correct weight distribution for increased carrying capacity. It allows water-sport, luggage box and other accessory item compatibility for short roof vehicles.
Compatibility: The Thule 477-Short Roof Adaptor is compatible with 351/353, 451/453 and 400 Thule Aero Foot Systems.
Construction: The Thule 477-Short Roof Adaptor features cold rolled steel (zinc galvanized inside and out) polyethylene coated bars and galvanized stamped steel feet. It also includes zinc iron plated steel hardware.
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1 question already asked
I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: This item is designed to be used with the Thule Aero foot pack: http://www.crutchfield.com/p_094400XT/Thule-400XT-Aero-Foot-Pack.html. With the combination of these two items, you'll be able to 58" load bars.If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat.[ Krissy Nov 28, 2014 ] Staff