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Thule TP42 Top-Track
42" roof tracks (pair) with flare nut fasteners (42" track)
Our take on the Thule TP42 Top-Track by Crutchfield's Chris Egner
Thule's TP42 track allows you to install a track system on the roof of your vehicle so you can position track-mounted rack feet to accommodate your loads. All Thule equipment passes tough European safety standards for car racks.
Note: Installation of this kit requires drilling holes through the roof of your car. Crutchfield recommends using a professional to install these tracks, unless you have extensive experience installing car equipment. Not intended for vehicles with sunroofs or factory racks.
What's in the Box:
- Sixteen M5 flare nut inserts
- Sixteen M5 nylon washers
- Sixteen M5 x 25mm screws
- Blind insert tool nut
- N-size drill bit
- 1/8" Drill bit
- 3mm Hey-key
- 4mm Hex-key
- Silicone sealant
- 2 Tracks
- 2 Vinyl roof protectors
- 4 Track end caps
- M5 Steel washer
- fastening hardware eliminates the need for removing headliner
- track allows for flexible foot placement and load carrying options
- corrosion-resistant, anodized aluminum build
- drill bits, Flare-Nut tool, and Loctite silicone thread sealant included
- integrated PVC seal simplifies installation and provides a weather-resistant strip
- self-adhesive washers make it easy to line up holes
- warranty: limited lifetime
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Overview: The Thule TP42 Top-Track system mounts permanently to the roofs of SUVs, camper shells and minivans to create a convenient and stylish platform for multipurpose roof-racks. The TP42 offers a custom look with multi-sport function. The Top-Track mounting systems allows infinite foot positioning for load carrying flexibility.
Note: Compatible with Thule multipurpose roof-racks and Yakima Railrider.
Construction: The TP42 Top-Track mounting system features a heavy-duty black anodized aluminum track which is corrosion resistant.
Installation: Installation of the TP42 Top-Track mounting system requires drilling of your vehicle's roof and permanently installing parts. The Thule TP42 Top-Track mounting system provides innovative fastening hardware which eliminates headliner removal. Integrated PVC seal on Flare-Nut reduces number of installation parts and provides a weather resistant seal. Self-adhesive washers make hole line-ups simple. Drill bits, Flare-Nut tool, and Loctite silicone thread sealant are included.
Note: Do not install if your vehicle's roof has had bodywork, features a sunroof, or equipped with factory racks.
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