The Thule Surf Rack Pads provide reliable support for your boards while transporting them on the roof of your car. These pads are designed to fit around flat or wing shaped roof rack crossbars. They provide a firm cushion layer that sits between your boards and the roof rack, protecting your boards from getting damaged or dinged during transit.
These roof rack pads are sold as a set so that you can use them on both cross member tubes of your car's roof rack. Each pad has extra strong Velcro that allows you to easily yet securely strap the pads around your car's crossbars. This Velcro is a great feature because when you are not using the pads, you can quickly take them off to improve your vehicle’s gas mileage.
These pads are filled with high density foam and wrapped in a durable weatherproof sleeve, so they are engineered to perform well in harsh environments.
Note: We offer a variety of sizes and shapes of rack pads. Understanding the shape and size of your car’s rack crossbars is key to ensuring that the pads will properly fit. There are two factors you want to consider: length and shape.
Shape: You need to select the proper type not based on aesthetics, but based on what your vehicle has so you have a snug fit. If your rack crossbar is flat or wing shaped, then you need the Thule Rapid Aero rack pads. Alternatively, if your car has round or square crossbars, you need the Thule Surf Rack Pads | Round or Square.
Length: We offer these rack pads in two lengths: 18 inches and 24 inches. Choose the length which you think will support your board the best. If you plan to use these racks with your SUP, then you will need the long version.
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