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Thule 480 Traverse - Thule Without Rain Gutter Foot Packs
Thule 480 Traverse - Thule Without Rain Gutter Foot Packs
Thule 480 Traverse - Thule Without Rain Gutter Foot Packs
Thule Rack Thule 480 Traverse : Currently In Stock

Thule 480 Traverse

Product Code : 100480

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Web Price : $ 158.95 USD

MSRP : $199.95 ( Save 21%)

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Thule 480 Traverse - Thule Without Rain Gutter Foot Packs

The Thule 480 Traverse Foot Pack is the best fitting foot for vehicles without a factory rack or rain gutters. Thule 480 Traverse replaces the Thule 400XT Aero foot, offering simplified installation and a stronger fit.

  • Patented MaxClamp™ Technology provides the most secure fit possible for your vehicle
  • Integrated AcuTight™ Tensioning Tool automatically indicates when the rack is correctly installed
  • 50% fewer parts plus the OneTouch™ Bar Lock ensures a simple, fast installation, usually in half the time of the competition
  • Sold as a set of 4 feet
  • Requires Thule Traverse Fit Kit and Thule square load bars to complete, both sold separately
  • Certain vehicles with shorter roof lines require the Thule Traverse 487 short roof adapter, sold separately, check fit guide for more details
  • Includes 4 Thule end caps
  • Complete security with 4 Thule lock cylinders, sold separately

Stock Status : Currently In Stock
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 6.1 lbs.
UPC Code : 091021410275

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Average Rating:

5 out of 5 (based on 2 reviews)


Thule 480 Traverse Reviews

Reviewed by a RackAttack Customer

Mattrated this item 5 out of 5 on 5/4/2011:

Everything arrived quickly and as ordered. I agree with the previous post on crappy instructions, but if you have put any IKEA products together it should be no problem.

Reviewed by a RackAttack Customer

Mikerated this item 5 out of 5 on 12/16/2009:

Still trying out the product. Everything is pretty good so far. Installation was a bit difficult because the instruction manual is worthless, once you figure it out on your own its pretty simple. Very useful measuring ruler came in the package. The measurements were not all that accurate for my care as far as the spacing between the two load bars. Other than that no complains.


Thule 480 Traverse Questions


Rob asked on 1/28/2014:

Vehicle: 2014 Dodge Grand Caravan dual door
Have you had contractors using this for Ladders? Is the 130lb rating for each load bar or for both of them together?

Hi Rob
You can certainly use the 480 Traverse system for ladders, it is designed to be a functional, all-purpose rack that you can add accessories based on need.
the 130 lb. weight limit listed for your vehicle is the weight limit for both bars - meaning the entire rack.

Laurentiu Vlad asked on 12/25/2011:

Vehicle: 2011 Acura MDX
Is this a complete set with the bars and end caps included? I did the fit guide an it added the bars and a fit kit to this. I want to make sure I will everything I need for install. How quickly does it ship?

Thank you

The 480's come with the 4 towers and endcaps, the bars and kit are sold individually. Hope this answers your question.
Rack Attack


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