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  • Aluminum bars feature a textured cover that diffuses airflow better than a smooth surface, greatly reducing wind noise
  • Bars also feature SwingBlade™ end caps that pivot open allowing full access to the T-slot for easy accessory installation
  • Another smart feature of the bars, the SmartSlide™ system is a tape-measure-free, hassle-free molded measurement system on the underbar for easy foot installation
  • Using a vertical load test, the AeroBlade bars can sustain over 800 lbs. of force
  • Thule AeroBlade bars work with all of the Thule Rapid Foot Packs and are just 1 component of a Thule car top rack system
  • These load bars are available in 4 different sizes, so be sure to refer to Thule's Fit Guide for the minimum size recommended for a specific vehicle


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

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