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Thule M.O.A.B. Basket

    Thule M.O.A.B. Basket

    The Thule M.O.A.B basket is built for the outdoor adventurer's lifestyle. Just pack your bags, bikes, boat and the kitchen sink—there's room for everything!

    • $379.95

    Item # 784526

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    • M.O.A.B. refers to the Mother Of All Baskets—perfectly sized to fit on 4x4s, SUVs and wagons
    • Load Bars adjust to allow attachment of bike, ski and watersport carriers
    • Completely redesigned hub system ensures quick, hassle-free assembly
    • Easy to install with quick on/off mounting hardware
    • Custom fairing reduces wind noise while providing a finished look
    • Weatherproof, smooth black finish
    • Deter tampering by adding 4 Keyed-Alike Locks, sold separately

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    Thule M.O.A.B. Basket Specs
    Best use
    44 x 39 x 5.5 inches
    45 pounds

    Thule M.O.A.B. Basket

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    Rated 3.6667/5 based on 3 reviews
    Rated 4out of5
    by fromGreat All Around Car Top Rack About 6 months ago I bought a new car (Mazda CX-9). I had the factory racks installed and they wouldn't fit my bike racks. Initially I was planning to mount standard Yakima or Thule crossbars, but they weren't available to fit. I looked at this basket as well as the Yakima Load Warrior. The MOAB is very sturdily built. The tubing is solid and all plastic parts were sturdy. Assembly took about 1 hour from breakout to having the basket attached to the roof of the car. The attachments are easily adjustable to fit pretty much any factory installed rack. I recommend putting the wind shield on prior to placing the basket on top of the car since it can be tricky to get all the brackets attached correctly. Also the basket weighs about 35 lbs and is pretty bulky so depending on how tall your car is you may want some help getting it up there. The MOAB is big! I just drove with a bike and 3 large suitcases on the top of the car and I easily could have fit 3 more, or another bike if I had wanted to. The MOAB come with two standard Thule bars that are attached on top of the rack to fit all of your other accessories. They could be removed if you had a really big item to put in the basket (maybe a large Christmas tree), but I don't anticipate having to take them off. Also, because of its size you probably wouldn't want to try to put it on a small car, fits great on an SUV though. So far I've used the MOAB to carry bikes, coolers, luggage, charcoal and other miscellaneous items. I got the net that goes with this basket as well, it fits perfectly and secures all the items so they won't fly off when you're driving down the highway. I have two Thule bike racks that I've had for 14 years and they still work great, I expect the same level of performance out of this basket. I would buy the MOAB again and highly recommend it to anyone who wants to carry more stuff than they can fit in their car.
    Date published: 2013-06-26
    Rated 5out of5
    by fromI LOVE THIS THING I Love this basket/rack! I have a 4Runner and I was worried that it would be to small for what I wanted but I was wrong. When I was looking for the basket I wanted something that was deep enough to put those big rubbermaid tubs in that I use to store and move all my camping gear. They all fit perfect in there. You must also buy the spiderweb tie down. It makes it so easy. The other reason I went with this basket is because I wanted something that would attach to my factory rack on the top of my SUV and I didn't want something that I had to drill holes it or weld. I don't have anything bad to say about this basket. I haven't tried to put anything but my camping gear in it yet but that gear fits so all is well. On top of being fully fuctioning it looks really nice on my ride as well. Love it!
    Date published: 2013-08-01
    Rated 2out of5
    by fromHaving some issues I purchased the Thule aeroblades and this basket, hoping it would be a great addition to my '08 Subaru Impreza. I love the beefy look and wanted it on my car. I got the cross bars installed with no problem and couldn't wait to get the basket on top. Well it won't fit. Hopefully I'm missing something but the fixed mounting points on my car are not correctly spaced to use the standard mounting brackets that come with the basket. I'm extremely disappointed in Thule, which claimed this should all work well with my car.
    Date published: 2014-05-24

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