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Yakima WindShield Fairing for Roof Racks - 34" Long

Yakima WindShield Fairing for Roof Racks - 34" Long

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Universal fairing deflects wind around your roof rack to drastically reduce noise and drag. Padded feet protect your vehicle's roof. Mounts easily to most crossbar configurations. 1-800-940-8924 to order Yakima accessories and parts part number Y05016 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Yakima products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Yakima WindShield Fairing for Roof Racks - 34" Long. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Yakima Accessories and Parts - Y05016

  • Roof Rack
  • Fairings
  • Yakima
  • 34 Inch Long

Universal fairing deflects wind around your roof rack to drastically reduce noise and drag. Padded feet protect your vehicle's roof. Mounts easily to most crossbar configurations.


Features:

  • Aerodynamic fairing deflects air over your roof rack to dramatically reduce wind noise and drag
  • Sleek design enhances the overall look of your roof rack
  • Padded feet protect your roof from scratches and abrasions
  • Easy installation on most crossbars with ratcheting straps
    • Included tool lets you quickly tighten straps around crossbars
    • Theft-deterring hardware requires installation tool for removal


Specs:

  • Application: round, square, aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars
  • Length: 34"
  • Weight: 2 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


8005016 Yakima Wind Shield Fairing for Roof Racks - 34" Long

Installation Details Y05016 Installation instructions



Video of Yakima WindShield Fairing for Roof Racks - 34" Long

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Yakima Universal Roof Rack WindShield Fairing Review

Today we'll be taking a look at the Yakima windshield fairing. These are available in a variety of different sizes: at 34 inches long, part number Y05016; at 40 inches long, part number Y05017; at 46 inches long, part number Y05018; at 52 inches long, part number Y05019. The one we'll be working with today is 40 inches long, but they all share the same features. This universal fairing deflects wind around your roof rack to drastically reduce noise and drag. Its sleek design enhances the overall look of your roof rack. It's an easy clamp-on installation, and the padded feet are going to protect your vehicle's finish. The theft-deterring hardware requires the included tool for installation or removal.

The fairing is constructed out of a flexible, heavy-duty plastic, and it's covered by Yakima's Love It Till You Leave It lifetime warranty. Now that we've gone over the features, I'll go ahead and show you how to get it installed. First thing we want to do is go ahead and set our fairing in position. Today, we're working with the Yakima JetStream Crossbar, but this will work with your round, square, arrow, elliptical, and most factory roof rack systems. Let's go ahead and set it in place. We want to make sure the notched portion sits in our crossbar like this, and then we can go ahead and center it up.

Looks like I need to come this way a little bit. Once we've got it centered up, we can then bring our straps around, and then we're going to connect it to the underside here. Once we've got them all connected, we can then tighten them down with our included tool. As you can see, it's drawing the strap through. It'll be a nice snug fit. Once we get it nice and tight, we can just repeat it for the other 3 straps.

With all those tightened down, let's go ahead and take our strap and tuck it in the keeper here, just like that. Now, the last thing that we can do is take our clear pad and place it on our vehicle where our fairing comes in contact. That's just to protect our vehicle from any harm. That'll complete our look at the Yakima windshield fairing.

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Yakima WindShield Fairing for Roof Racks - 34" Long - Y05016

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (111 Customer Reviews)

Universal fairing deflects wind around your roof rack to drastically reduce noise and drag. Padded feet protect your vehicle's roof. Mounts easily to most crossbar configurations.

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Well I wanted for this wind fairing to work out, but it did not. The middle of it didn't actually make contact with my car because of it's (poor) design in my opinion. To be fair, I drive 100 highway miles a day to and from home/work at an average speed of 65 mph. Unfortunately because there was no contact with the center fairing and the car and the fairing vibrated horribly (yes it was tightened as tight as it would go) at speeds over 60 mph and it reduced my gas mileage by 2-3 mpg. Unfortunately this only lasted 2 days for me and I removed it from my car. I have yakima towers and yakima HD bars on my stock Subaru rails. I would not recommend this fairing if you do a lot of highway driving unless you don't care about fuel mileage or hearing what sounds like a snare drum being played on your roof.



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Great customer service. Thanks

Barbara

6/9/2024

Its been a year since my purchase of a yakima ferring for my Subaru crosstalk. The item is smaller than expected and its questionable if the ferring helps much. It doesnt stay tight and the wrench that i was supplied with is not standard so hard to adjust unless at home.



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Great except one of the plastic clips that hold fairing to bracket is missing

Etrailer Expert

Jenny N.

3/28/2023

Oh no! We can get that sent out for you. Customer Service will be in touch.



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Just recently had it installed by a kind neighbor said it took him10 mins and I am so excited because it worked fit and worked so perfectly. I have a rack from walmart on my Mazda 2019 that had to be modified to fit so I was very concerned it this would work being attached to it. I rack was causing so much wind noise it was so loud but this YAKIMA Wind Sheild Faring for Roof Racks ..really worked. I am so impressed. I chose it because I saw other SUVs with this brand and it worked for them so I knew it would work for me and it did. Thank you so much, now I can take my road trip in a ride that is now peaceful and quiet. THANK YOU !!!

Ms D.

9/24/2021

Working great - It stopped the loud wind noise



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Bought Yakima Windshield to use on 2017 VW Tiguan with factory cross bars (square). Requested and paid for 3 day shipment but didn't receive until day 4. The fit to the cross bars is not perfect but it works and has reduced noise. Will put it to better test on long distance trip this weekend.



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Shipping was fast and product was as described. ETrailer is a great company.



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Works great no noise.



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Worked great on my Subaru. The original item was lost in shipment, but the customer service folks took quick action to send me another. It arrived promptly.

It was very easy to install and has drastically cut down on the wind noise from my roof rack (I had the round bars).



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I have a 10th gen Civic sedan and I was dying to get the perfect roof rack set for my car. At the time of my purchase there was not many visuals of what the rack system looked like on this car.

I purchased the:

•Yakima 50in Jetstream crossbars
•Yakima baseline towers
•bc182 & bc183 clips
•Yakima 46in fairing

Overall I love how it looks on my car! During This COVID pandemic I have been camping more, and this is the perfect foundation! First off, the 46in fairing is the perfect fit for the 10th gen civic! Wind noise is low also with the help of the aerodynamic crossbars. My main concern was the fuel efficiency. On long road trips I still average 38-40 mpg with the rack on. My daily commutes I average 34 mpg without Econ on.



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Cool wind deflector. I installed mine purely for aesthetics, it actually added more wind noise to the existing wind noise from my roof rack...but it looks cool. I do wish it was a little sturdier and built with a stronger material. Mine started developing a crack in the center from the consistent highway wind pressure. At this price, it should be bulletproof for being a piece of plastic. For this reason I think it's overpriced...but, it looks cool.



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Have a custom roof rack with 1-1/8” round cross bars. The Yakima fairing fits great! Virtually eliminated the wind noise. Quality product and worth the money. Great customer service. Order was shipped promptly.



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This fairing fit nicely over my factory moonroof and aftermarket wind deflector on my 2012 Toyota Tundra Crewmax. It will be important to move the front rack into a position to allow the fairing to rest just behind the factory roof mounted XM antenna pod.



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The Yakima products are doing great. Just got home yesterday from a 18 day trip using them in Michigan's upper peninsula. Love them. Great products. Thanks again.



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Works perfectly on my 2019 Hyundai Kona EV, having shifted from Thule to Yakima since Thule did not have a roof mount solution for the Kona EV. Good luck everyone!



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Ive had a roof rack for years now...why did I wait until now to get this fairing? Shipping was fast and installation was easy as 1-2-3 and took maybe 10 minutes. Visually pleasing and the noise inside at speed has been cut by at least 80%!!



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Significantly reduces whistling and looks awesome with the Porsche roof rack. Easy to install. Great price and fast delivery.



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The new fairing makes my Jepp look badass and solved the whistling problem around my roof racks. Also, very easy to install



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Works great with my Whispbar S15 racks. etrailer.com shipped it fast and I am a very happy customer. Thank you etrailer.com for everything.



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Information on the product 100% Guys I etrailer we’re very helpful, And firing fit perfect on my 95 corolla, , very Happy! Thanks Guys!!!! Best upgrade so far!



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Looks great and fits like a glove on my aero bars! Definitely reduces the wind noise.



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This was the only fairing I could find to fit the OEM bars on my MK 6 Volkswagen Jetta. Installation was easy and the wind noises are gone



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Was considering building a DIY wind deflector for my Ford Transit with Yakima roof racks, but opted for the Yakima Wind Shield because I have the Yakima Racks with the Core Bar. Anything I make would not looks as good as the Wind Shield.
Between my racks, there are 2 solar panels.
I needed a means of directing the wind 'over' the solar panels as opposed to allowing the air to go under the panels which could cause a separation.
The assembly and installation was very simple.
It blends in well and enhances the looks of the van considerably.
I have not tested it yet for sound reduction however, I feel confident that it works as advertised.
Very impressed with Yakima engineering in general. Have other Yakima products as well as Thule. I believe they have Thule beat in all respects.



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Love it looks very nice and is very easy to mount i would recommend



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Yakima 52 inch faring is excellent. I will be using it on my Ford Transit roof rack that is going to be carrying 2 180w Grape Solar panels.
Thank you for the great product and fast shipping.
Always a pleasure to do business with
Keep up the great work.


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