The award winning Whispbar S51 base rack employs 2 adjustable flush bars, 1 x 740 to 840mm (29 to 33 inches), and 1 x 800 to 900mm (31.5 to 35.5 inches), giving your vehicle a quiet, solid, OEM style roof rack. The S51 from Yakima is preassembled.
Aerodynamic design results in almost no wind noise
Preassembly of the major system components is done at the factory, making installation on your vehicle a breeze
Locks are included
Typical weight limit of 165 pounds, but may be less for your vehicle. Consult the fit guide
The innovative Smartfoot system adapts and transfers simply to virtually any vehicle, making it easy and inexpensive to reuse your S51 system on a different vehicle
Compatible with Thule and Yakima accessories made to attach to 'factory bars', along with other Thule accessories using the XADAPT9 (sold separately), or with other Yakima accessories using the Horizontal MightyMount 32H (sold separately)
Includes 1 x 740mm-840mm aluminum bar, 1 x 800mm-900mm aluminum bar, 4 Smartfeet, 4 rubber pads, instructions and tools required to complete assembly
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Frequently Asked Questions
Below you will find a list of the most frequently asked questions for this product. If you need more assistance you can email a rack-install technician, or call us at:
It depends on the car. If the other vehicle has the same style of factory mounting points (such as they both have raised rails), then as long as the bars are wide enough you should have no problem moving the rack between the two vehicles.
With so many different cars out there, we need to carry a wide range of roof rack components. To see what has been made specifically to fit your vehicle, enter your vehicle information in our base rack fit guide.
All required tools and instructions for the Whispbar S51 Base Rack are provided. No particular expertise required, just be sure to follow the instructions closely. While installation times vary depending on your vehicle and racks purchased, installations typically take from 15-60 minutes.