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Replacement Square-Bar Clamp-On for Thule Ride-On Adapter

Replacement Square-Bar Clamp-On for Thule Ride-On Adapter

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This clamp-on fits around a square Thule load bar to provide an attachment point for the mounting clamps of your Thule Ride-On adapter. Clamp-on attaches to mounting clamp with carriage bolt, rectangular washer and hex nut (sold separately). Call 800-298-1624 to order Thule accessories and parts part number 853-2156 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Thule products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Square-Bar Clamp-On for Thule Ride-On Adapter. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Thule Accessories and Parts - 853-2156

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This clamp-on fits around a square Thule load bar to provide an attachment point for the mounting clamps of your Thule Ride-On adapter. Clamp-on attaches to mounting clamp with carriage bolt, rectangular washer and hex nut (sold separately).


Features:

  • Replaces 1 clamp-on for Thule Ride-On adapter
  • Fits around Thule square load bar
  • Provides attachment point for mounting clamps
  • Installs on mounting clamps with carriage bolt, rectangular washer and hex nut (sold separately)


Specs:

  • Application: Thule Ride-On Adapter (TH532)


1500050353 Replacement Square-Bar Clamp-On for Thule Ride-On Adapter

Replaces 8532156 and 853-2156





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Video Transcript for Thule Roof Rack 853-2156 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at a replacement square bar clamp-on for the Thule Ride-On Adapter. This clamp-on fits around a square Thule load bar, to provide an attachment point for the mounting clamps of your Thule Ride-On Adapter. The clamp-on attaches to the mounting clamp with a carriage bolt, rectangular washer and hex nut. Those items are sold separately. It's made from a durable plastic construction, and again this is designed for the Thule Ride-On Adapter. That part number is TH532.That's going to do it for today's look at the replacement square bar clamp-on for the Thule Ride-On Adapter..


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Replacement Square-Bar Clamp-On for Thule Ride-On Adapter - 853-2156

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (61 Customer Reviews)

This clamp-on fits around a square Thule load bar to provide an attachment point for the mounting clamps of your Thule Ride-On adapter. Clamp-on attaches to mounting clamp with carriage bolt, rectangular washer and hex nut (sold separately).

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Fits very well as intended. Its about a 99% exact fit for my load bearing roof rack bars.



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Awesome. These also fit the Universal Square Bar Adapter, which is designed to clamp onto any crossbar or raised rail roof rack, the allow you to mount Thule square crossbars to whatever style rack you may have.



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Works as intended and allowed me to get my legacy Thule rack system back up.



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I very much like the low profile and slim line look of these mounts. I installed them on pickup truck bed ski rack.



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Works great with attaching my older style fairing to my Thule 444 roof rack. Thule states that the mounts for the 555 fairing are no longer available but if you use this and a M6 square head bolt and an M6 3-wing hand knob they work like a charm for securing the fairing!


Comments
Did you also purchase the M6 square-head and 3-wing knob from here? If so, would you mind sending me a link for them? Possibly the part ? Thank you!
-- comment by: George - 02/03/2014

He sure did. I pulled open his order and the bolts he used are 853-208909 and the 3-wing knob are 753-0783. Links to the parts are below.

-- Etrailer Expert Patrick B - 2/6/2014


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I needed specific replacement parts for a Thule bicycle roof rack. The process to find the parts could not have been easier on the eTrailer web site. I simply searched using the Thule part number and immediately found what I needed. After submitting my order, I discovered that I needed to update my order. The customer service representative was extremely helpful and friendly. There is no need to look any further for your trailer and rack needs. eTrailer is the best.



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While this is a perfect replacement for the thule piece I had that rusted out ( after about 10 years) . I've found that this one has started to rust out in just a year. It is the ONLY replacement I've found, and at a great price, so it works great. If need be , I'll be buying all new ones next year. ( as you can see the other parts are rusting as well,,, but same goes.. only replacement I could find.. so I'll buy those in a year also )



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This part fit my application perfectly... This helped me attach my Thule ski rack to a round cross bar. The original mount that came with rack was for oval bar. Thanks etrailer customer service for helping me solve my problem...



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Perfect fit, old one snapped when putting it on this year, these came fast an exactly what I needed



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Bought these as replacements for cracked and aging mounting hardware for my existing ski racks. Everything came exactly as ordered and fit great on my roof racks. Price with shipping was less than buying directly through Thule! It was really helpful to be able to shop by Thule part number. I actually found this site by googling the part numbers I needed.



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I bought these to retrofit my Thule SquareBars for a bike rack that I already had. This part works perfectly with a 6mm carriage bolt to create an attachment point on the SquareBar for just about anything you want to mount!



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etrailer.com is by far the best source for Thule parts and pieces! I searched online for weeks for the right parts, for the right price, and I found EVERYTHING i needed and more at etrailer.com! Their shipping costs were very cheap and the parts arrived quickly. I kept adding more and more to my order because I found so much great stuff here for an AMAZING price! etrailer.com has a new customer for life! Service was excellent, and they took care of all my needs immediately! I even had to change my order 2 times and it was SO easy to work with their customer service staff! I cannot say enough good about my experience ordering from etrailer.com. Truly a PERFECT online shopping experience in every way! THANK YOU etrailer.com!



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Just what I originally ordered. I did however respond, when I was informed of a back order, to not send the bolts but I got them anyway. (They were not the right size...I forgot to say that) All good.



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Great replacement parts for Thule racks. Ordering was easy and product arrived in a short amount of time.



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A quick and inexpensive solution to a failed part due to age/weather. These clips allow me to maintain my Thule rack without an expensive purchase! Thanks again etrailer!



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Tough to find part that was necessary to use my Thule ski rack that had clips for my old Jeep. etrailer mailed it same day and arrived 2 days later. Great experience.



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Product fits perfectly on thule square racks plastic feels a little thinner than original but time will tell......very fast w/shipping



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Great service and excellent feedback about the status of your orders



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One of clips on my Thule ski rack broke, I was thrilled to find a replacement at such a reasonable price. The clipped shipped quickly and the clips were exactly as shown. Highly recommend!



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Great service. Had the replacement part I was looking for for my older model rack and shipped out quickly and at a good price. I'll definitely shop here again!


Comments
Still works good thanks.
Brian C - 02/26/2018



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Looks to be of the same quality as my Thule adapters for much less. Order process was simple and smooth from start to delivery. very satisfied.



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Great product , allows me to customize my rack and roll trailer!



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Great product, wonderful to deal with.... Product shipped quickly, delivered as ordered exact fit, good quality...highly recommend both this item and etrailer.com. Lou K.



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Prefect low cost solution. I have Inno bars, not Thule, but they still fit just fine.



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Replacement parts fit and worked well.


Comments
We are pleased to hear you’re happy with your purchase.
Chris Y from - 03/19/2017


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    I spoke with my contact at Thule and she informed me that yes this Replacement Square-Bar Clamp-On # 853-2156 would work as a replacement adapter for your ski carrier to mount to Thule square bars.
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    I went out to the warehouse and pulled the Replacement Square-Bar Clamp-On for Thule Ride-On Adapter # 853-2156 and found that it is 1-1/8" wide by 1" tall and the Thule Square Bar Adapter for Fairing # 853-7362 is 1-7/16" wide by 1" tall.
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    For the factory roof rack on your vehicle and the Thule Flat Top ski carrier you will actually need Universal Mounting Kit, # 7533998. This kit was designed exactly for what you need; attaching the carrier to a factory rack. You can get replacement keys. I would need to know the number on the face of the lock to recommend the correct key.
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  • Availability of Thule Square Cross Bar Adapter for Thule Fairings for Roof Racks
    I do believe we have the part you are looking for. Check out the Thule Square Bar Adapter for Fairing, # 853-7362. This adapter fits square crossbars and is for use with Thule fairings.
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    The square Thule crossbars are easily used with roof rack mounted bike racks. To see a full list of all the bike racks that fit square crossbars check out the link I attached. A very popular option that allows you to keep the front wheel on your bike is the Thule ProRide part # TH598004 which is a great option.
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    Thanks for the pictures! Based on that it looks like you have a Thule Flat Top and need the part # 7533998 to allow it to fit aero bars. Your other option is the Thule Ride-On Adapter part # TH532 which will also fit your bars and provide you with a square crossbar.
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    Since Thule changed their square bars and roof rack feet there isn't a way to use your older style of Thule square bar on your 2019 Hyundai Kona. Your best option would be an all new roof rack like the Rhino Rack part # RR23QJ which attaches directly to your flush bars and gives you an aero bar rack that will be very quiet.
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    The ski rack you have sure looks like the Thule ski racks we offer. The replacement adapter we offer is the # 853-2156 that attaches to the crossbars. You may need a couple of the other parts to complete the installation. You may need the washer, part # 853-2154, and the carriage bolt, part # 915-0625-54, as well as the nut to hold it in place, part # 936060054.
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    I can certainly understand not wanting a whole new set up, but I checked with Thule and there are no longer replacement parts for this rack available, so a new ski rack is going to be your only option, but that doesn't mean you have to break the bank. Rhino-Rack makes really good racks at a lesser cost than their competitors but you aren't losing any quality. I recommend checking out (depending on how many skis you need to hold) the Rhino-Rack Ski and Snowboard Carrier - Locking - 4 Skis...
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    If you have aero style Thule crossbars you could install them on the raised rails of your 2018 Chevy Equinox with the feet kit # TH450R but if what you have is the square bars there won't be a current foot kit that will work with them since Thule has changed their square bar design and they now attach to a channel on the bottom of the bar. Only exception would be that Inno makes square roof racks that use exact same dimensions as the old Thule bars so you could use the feet # INFR.
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    I do recommend picking up the entire replacement kit, part # 7533998 and putting it into a small kit you can carry with your other roof rack supplies in a small bag like part # PW2 , just for preparedness' sake, but, the individual part numbers for what you're looking for are: Rectangular Washer (1pc) - part # 853-2154 M6 x 50 Carriage Bolt (1pc) - part # 915-0650-54 2-Wing Knob (1pc) - part # 753-1897-03 Clamp-On (Square Bracket, 1pc) - part # 853-2156
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  • Can the Thule Ride-On Adapter be Ordered without Crossbars
    We don't have a kit for the RIde-On Adapter TH532 without the crossbars, but we do carry all of the parts individually. 4 of the # 915-0625-54 4 of the # 853-2154 4 of the # 853-2156 4 of the # 853-5267 4 of the # 753-2854 4 of the # 936060054 4 of the # 853-5269 8 of the # 853-5293 1 of the # 853-5270-02 1 of the # 853-3593
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