Thule 753-3998 Ski Rack Mounting Hardware - Thule Clamps and Adapters
The Thule 753-3998 Ski Rack Mounting Hardware contains replacement mounting hardware for the older model Thule ski and snowboard racks. The Thule 753-3998 replaces the previous Thule FM1 clamp. (Original wing nuts are required for install)
- Includes 4 clamps
- Requires original wing nuts to install
- Allows older model Thule ski and snowboard carriers to mount to Thule rapid aero bars and wider factory bars
- Replaces the Thule FM-1 Fat Mouth clamp
Stock Status : Currently In Stock
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 1.6 lbs.
UPC Code : not provided
Thule 753-3998 Ski Rack Mounting Hardware Questions
asked on 7/27/2013:
Vehicle: 2013 Subaru Impreza 5dr
my rack bars are 2 1/4" wide. Will this mounting hardware allow me to mount my 724 ski racks to them? How wide a bar can they accommodate?
The 753 Hardware will work with bars up to 3 1/2" wide bars.
asked on 1/29/2013:
Vehicle: 2009 Audi Q7
The write up says 'older racks'. Can the hardware be used to to replace (broken) backets on a 2012 Thule 92726 Universal Pull Top Ski rack? Thanks
Technically, no. You need the original wing knobs from the "older style" ski racks to get the 753-3998 hardware to work. The current style ski racks like the 92726 Pull Top and 92724/5 Flat Tops use the SpeedLink hardware from Thule. The SpeedLink is not available through our website, as it is considered a spare part. You can inquire with Thule about obtaining a replacement mount. If you have any other questions, feel free to call us at 1-888-399-RACK.
Thanks, TJ @ Rack Attack Boston
asked on 12/18/2012:
Vehicle: 2011 Subaru Outback Wagon
I have an old Thule 597/598 ski rack (star wheel insert). Will this kit allow me to connect my ski rack to a 2011 Subaru Factory Installed Bars?
Unfortunatley, no. This hardware set will not work with the old 597 Ski Carrier. It only works on the newer style flat tops by Thule.
Thanks, Rack Attack Boston
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