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Thule Rapid Aero Base Racks

Thule Rapid Aero Base RacksOur test is to build products that live up to that ride. This is why we bend, break, shake, crash and rebuild our racks before we let you touch them. In doing this, it makes them some of the strongest, sturdiest, most weather resistant, and longest lasting on the planet.

Thule Rapid Aero Base Racks

ARB47 AeroBlade Load Bar PairARB47 AeroBlade Load Bar Pair


  • WindDiffuserâ„¢ is a textured surface on the t-slot cover that disturbs the airflow better than a smooth surface, greatly reducing wing noise.
  • BoxBeamâ„¢ - The sophisticated BoxBeam aluminum extrusion creates one of the strongest load bars in the market. Using a vertical load test, the AeroBlade can sustain over 800 lbf of force.
  • SmartSlideâ„¢ – The new SmartSlideâ„¢ is a molded measurement system providing a quick, no-hassle, tapemeasure-free foot installation. SmartSlideâ„¢ also covers the underbar slot to improve aerodynamics and noise diffusion.
  • SwingBladeâ„¢ – The new SwingBladeâ„¢ end cap pivots open to allow full access to the t-slot for easy accessory installs.
  • NOTE: The following products are not compatible with the AeroBlade: 503 Load Stops, 516 Prologue, 579XT Canoe Carrier, 558P Tandem Carrier, 597XT Hullavator, 847 Outrigger II, 870XT-873XT Fairings, 884 Roll Model

480R Rapid Traverse Foot Pack480R Rapid Traverse Foot Pack

The revolutionary new foot which provides the strongest hold, safest fit and easiest installation for the ultimate in roof rack technology and peace of mind. Fit Thule Aero profile bars.


  • Requires vehicle and Traverse Foot specific Fit Kit (sold separately)
  • Secures to roof with Thule One KeyTM locks (available separately).
  • For use with Thule Rapid Aero load bars only.
  • Exclusive EZAssembleTM Design features 50% fewer parts and requires half the time to install than competitors, incorporating
  • EasyClickTM Bracket Attachment, OneTouchTM Bar Lock and the AcuTightTM Tool for the easiest, fastest and safest mounting available.
  • Patented MaxClamp Technology provides the most secure attachment by holding the rack to the vehicle with 12% greater force than competitors.
  • Integrated AcuTight Tensioning Tool automatically indicates when the rack is safely and properly attached to vehicle, assuring the safest and most consistent installation.
  • Lockable outer cover with bold, contemporary styling hides and protects foot while blending flawlessly with any roofline.

460R Rapid Podium Foot Pack460R Rapid Podium Foot Pack


  • Seamless factory-rack appearance
  • Durable resin exterior, steel internal components
  • Works with flush-mounted side rail vehicles
  • Sold 4 feet per pack
  • Requires vehicle specific Fit Kit (sold separately)




400XTR Rapid Aero Foot Pack400XTR Rapid Aero Foot Pack

Strongest, best fitting foot for vehicles without a factory rack or rain gutters - built for Thule Aero bars.


  • Patented built-in tool for easy installation and removal
  • Wide foot pad distributes weight evenly
  • Available in 4 pack (#400XT) or 2 pack (#4002XT)
  • Requires vehicle specific Fit Kit (sold separately)

All Stores Individually Owned and Operated. Not All Merchandise/Sales at All Locations. Please contact your local Pelican for Details

  • Whitehouse, NJ

    Whitehouse, NJ

    (908) 534-2534


  • Morris Plains, NJ

    Morris Plains, NJ

    (973) 267-0964


  • East Brunswick, NJ

    East Brunswick, NJ

    (732) 254-5115


  • Quakertown, PA

    Quakertown, PA

    (215) 538-2922


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