Thule 881 Top Deck Kayak Carrier - Thule Kayak Racks
The Thule 881 Top Deck kayak rack offers a great alternative to full featured kayak saddles. The Thule 881 Top Deck is a complete kayak carrier system that includes everything needed to transport a kayak safely and securely - at an economical price.
- Firmly holds kayak with custom designed saddle that conforms to hull
- Maximum kayak protection with integrated rubber pad
- Virtually eliminates hot spots with large contact surface area
- Fits Thule square, Xsporter (requires Xadapt3 kit), AeroBlade, and professional series bars, Yakima round bars, and most factory installed cross bars
- Installs in minutes
- Complete carrier for one boat includes four saddles, all mounting hardware, and heavy-duty straps
- Includes 2 tie down straps for securing boat bow and stern
Stock Status : Currently In Stock
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 5.0 lbs.
UPC Code : 091021881174
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Thule 881 Top Deck Kayak Carrier Questions
asked on 3/20/2012:
Vehicle: 1993 Oldsmobile Cutlass
Already have the Thule base racks, square bar. Will the 881 work well with a 14' Malibu2 Ocean Kayak?
As long as your crossbars are a minimum 24" apart, the 881 will work just fine. Also make sure the weight capacity on the rack is not exceeded. If you have any other questions, feel free to call our Boston store at 508 879 1444. Thanks!
asked on 11/18/2011:
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4Runner
Will the 881 top deck kayak carrier feet mount to my factory cross bar on my 4Runner?
According to Thule you should have no problem mounting the 881 on your factory crossbars. One thing to take into consideration is that with the factory bars you'll be limited to 110lbs of gear on the top.
Rack Attack Minneapolis
asked on 10/17/2011:
Vehicle: 2008 Toyota FJ
Will this kayak carrier attach to the Toyota FJ factory roof rack cross bars? If not, can you suggest a carrier in the same price range that will work with the factory rack?
The 881 Top Deck will fit to most factory crossbars. If the bolts are not long enough, then you may have to purchase an Xadapt3.
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