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Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars - Aluminum - 60" Long x 54" Wide

Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars - Aluminum - 60" Long x 54" Wide

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Designed for use in the Australian Outback, this rugged platform lets you bring whatever gear you might need for your next adventure. Compatible with many Yakima accessories. Mounts to your existing roof rack crossbars. Lowest Prices for the best roof rack from Yakima. Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars - Aluminum - 60" Long x 54" Wide part number Y05045-39 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Yakima Roof Rack - Y05045-39

  • Complete Roof Systems
  • Platform Rack
  • Yakima
  • 60L x 54W Inch
  • Black
  • Aluminum

Designed for use in the Australian Outback, this rugged platform lets you bring whatever gear you might need for your next adventure. Compatible with many Yakima accessories. Mounts to your existing roof rack crossbars.


Features:

  • Universal platform mounts to your roof rack crossbars to let you carry cargo and accessories
  • Large, flat surface accommodates more diverse loads than traditional crossbars or roof baskets
    • Perfect for road trips, camping, and overlanding - a great fit for any outdoor lifestyle
  • Horizontal slats accommodate clamp-on accessories like bike racks, kayak carriers, or a roof top tent
  • Integrated channels accommodate various off-road accessories (sold separately)
    • Compatible with perimeter rails, off-road lights, jack holders, spare tire carriers, jerry can holders, and more
  • Built-in wind deflector reduces wind noise and drag
  • Rugged construction designed for off-road use and tested in the Australian Outback
    • Aluminum frame with black powder coat is durable and rustproof
  • Easy installation on roof rack crossbars with universal mounting hardware
  • Assembly required


Specs:

  • Application: round, square, aero, elliptical, and most factory crossbars
    • Also fits 2" round or square tubing
  • Quantity: 1 platform
  • Dimensions: 60" long x 54" wide x 4" tall
  • Required number of crossbars: 2
  • Weight: 57 lbs
  • Lifetime limited warranty


Yakima Off-Road Rating

This platform rack was tested to ensure that it is able to handle regular adventuring over rough terrain. Yakima extensively tested it with worst-case-scenario lab simulations and real world driving to make sure it exceeded ISO requirements. This rack is built to handle evasive maneuvers, swerving, speed bumps, emergency stops, and whatever else you encounter while off the beaten path.


Yakima LockNLoad Gear Mount Compatibility

Yakima LockNLoad Compatible Gear Mount Listing



Y05039 Crossbar Clamps for Yakima Lock N Load Roof Rack - Qty 4

Y05045 Yakima LockNLoad Heavy-Duty Roof Rack Platform - Size B - Aluminum - 60" Long x 54" Wide

Installation Details Y05045-39 Installation instructionsAlternate Instructions Y05045-39 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars - Aluminum - 60" Long x 54" Wide - Y05045-39

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (23 Customer Reviews)

Designed for use in the Australian Outback, this rugged platform lets you bring whatever gear you might need for your next adventure. Compatible with many Yakima accessories. Mounts to your existing roof rack crossbars.

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So I set this up for my wife's rig for our trip to Pismo Beach, and gotta say loving it! May end up getting one for my other car!

I've been slowing outfitting both of my Subaru's and etrailer.com has been my go to resource not only do they have alot of gear to choose from but shipping and customer service is top-notch! You'll get a followup after your purchase with help/videos on how to properly install if you are a DIYer don't install untill after you have reviewed, as there are alot of helpful hints so your install is smooth.



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Great product and got it fast! Quick installation, definitely I’m ordering more stuff from this company.



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Love it! Used it on our Subaru Outback when we wanted a firmer and wider platform than the stock crossbars. The platform is even more useful than I thought because you can mount accessories (e.g., canoe carriers) all the way to the edge if you use the T-channel to secure them. I would've probably gotten one size smaller had I realized that.



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Great project, easy to put together and install



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My order arrived quickly with personal customer service. Glad I took a risk as a first time buyer. I could not be more impressed or satisfied.



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Review from a similar LockNLoad in Roof Rack


Mounted to the top of my 2018 F-150 Super Crew Cab. Had Yakima Baselines, with HD Bars, HD Bar Adapters and the locknload crossbar adapters. Wished I was able to install it without crossbars as it requires that I buy them, also adds a bit of height to the the locknload as well.

Very well built, had my wife (125lbs) walking around on it after I mounted the locknload. Took about an hour to assemble the locknload and maybe another hour or two of adjusting the bars to where I wanted the locknload to sit on the roof. Other than it looks a bit too high I do love them. Will probably see what I can do about lowering the locknload in the future.



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Review from a similar LockNLoad in Roof Rack


Love the Yakima LocknLoad 55x49 Platform.. would have been nicer if it was just a few inches longer. Fits really well on the 2019 Grand Cherokee.. and looks even better but at highway speeds (60mph+) you will hear it up there... I've also noticed .5 mpg less which is no biggie...I didn't think the Landing Pads (18) were very stable but once in place.. its rock solid!



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Review from a similar LockNLoad in Roof Rack


I am going to include the Landing Pads, Skyline Towers, LockNLoad adapters, and Pivoting Mounts that are all required for my vehicle in this review of the 84" x 54" LockNLoad Platform. First, I had done months of research trying to figure out what would work and meet my needs for a 2008 GMC Yukon XL. Without the help of etrailer's agent, Ashley, I'd probably still be trying to figure things out! Ashley was patient and thorough, she made sure I had all the parts I needed for a fairly complex (and large!)project. I cannot thank her enough!
On to the assembly and installation: Ashley confirmed that following instructions was key to efficient building - I found that combining online instructions with the included hard copies worked best. As an example, the online fastener images and descriptions are far better than the paper ones. Then, having the paper instructions in hand made "in the moment" progress much faster. All of the Yakima parts fit together perfectly, and by methodically following the instructions (I cannot stress this enough!), including pre assembling Landing Pads, Towers, and Pivoting Mounts, there was no need to backtrack. Once I had a day to devote to the project, everything went very smoothly. Placing the large Platform on the mounts does require two people, but the rest was easy for one fairly handy person to accomplish. Making adjustments to be sure the Platform is centered and square to the roof took some time but it's worth it in the end. Again, thanks to etrailer and particularly Ashley! It was a pleasure doing business with you!



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Review from a similar LockNLoad in Roof Rack


This thing added a great deal of flexibility to my 4Runner. Rock solid and almost limitless options for roof storage allowed me to customize it to transport a kayak and roof box that would never have been possible otherwise.



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Well crafted product. Instructions were easy to follow and assembly only took a few hours.



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Ask the Experts about this Yakima Roof Rack



  • How Much Height Does Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars # Y05045-39 Add
    The Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars # Y05045-39 would add right at 4 inches to the height of your vehicle.
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  • Does Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack Need to be Put Together Right Out of the Box
    You will need to put the Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars # Y05045-39 together out of the box. There are actually very few (if any) platform racks like this that come put together simply because it would increase the size of the shipping box. Attached is a review video for you to check out as well as a link to the installation instructions for you to reference so you can see what putting this together entails.
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  • Correct Size Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for A.R.E. HX Truck Bed Cap
    The correct size Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars that will work on an ARE HX Truck Bed Cap with 56" crossbar spread is part # Y05047-39 which measures 84" long x 49" wide. The 84" length is a must as this is the only option for the larger spread.
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  • Can Yakima LockNLoad Hold a 35 inch Spare Tire Plus Awnings
    If your spare tire has a 35" diameter then yes, the 60" Long x 54" Wide Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack # Y05045-39 will have enough surface area for your tire. You can use the Spare Tire Carrier Kit # Y05032 to accomplish this. I looked up your OVS 180 Degree Nomadic Awning and it looks like they have a mounting bracket designed for Yakima roof racks. If you use that bracket you should be able to mount an awning in any of the T-Slots on this rack. The LockNLoad doesn't have a specified...
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  • Which Yakima Landing Pad Gets Used with 2010 Subaru Outback Wagon for Skyline Towers
    The correct Yakima Landing Pad for a 2010 Subaru Outback wagon is the Landing Pad 13 part # Y00239.
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  • What Size Yakima LockNLoad Platform Can I Put On My Trucks Camper Shell?
    You can use the Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack On your A.R.E. HD MX Series Truck Cap. The mounting hardware wraps around your crossbars to secure it into place. If you have 2 crossbars on the roof, the largest platform you can put up there is 60" by 54" # Y05045-39. If you have 3 crossbars on top, you can use this larger platform # Y05048-39 which is 84" by 54". If you only have two, I think it would be best to get another crossbar and get the longer platform. Make your truck do more!
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  • Can Yakima LockNLoad be Installed on 2021 Toyota 4Runner OEM Roof Rack
    Great question! The OEM roof rack on your 2021 Toyota 4Runner looks nice but it sits too low to your roof for the Yakima LockNLoad # Y05045-39 mounting hardware to fit. Instead of purchasing a roof rack AND the LockNLoad what I recommend doing is picking up the parts to mount the LockNLoad directly to the raised rails on your 4Runner: 60" Long x 54" Wide LockNLoad # Y05045 SL Adapter # Y05042-2 TimberLine Towers # Y00147 We don't have any brackets designed to fit with the ARB awnings...
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  • Will Yakima 60x54 Lock/Load Platform Fit 60 inch Crossbar Spread
    According to Yakima the 60" Long x 54" Wide Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars # Y05045-39 will be too short when it comes to mounting for crossbars that are 60" apart and you need to go with the larger 84" Long x 49" Wide version which is part # Y05047-39. The thing about this though is that the larger platform rack requires 3 crossbars to be safely used so you will need to add another crossbar to your A.R.E. HD CX Series Bed Cap. We have the Thule TracRac CapRac # TH29200XT...
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  • Is It Possible To Install Cargo Box On Top Of Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack?
    I confirmed with Yakima that the Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars - Aluminum - 60" Long x 54" Wide # Y05045-39 you were looking at has 3.15 wide crossbars. You may be able to clamp some accessories around the crossbars, but the T-slot channel will be the easiest way to mount things. Installing a roof basket onto the platform rack would be pointless in a way since they are similar items, but if you were referring to a cargo box then that would work well. For a cargo box, I...
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  • Yakima LockNLoad Platform Compatibility With The Yakima OverHaul HD Adjustable Ladder Rack
    Yes, the Yakima OverHaul HD Adjustable Truck Bed Ladder Rack for Tonneau Cover # Y01151-5855 can have a Yakima LockNLoad Platform attached to it. This ladder rack has an on-road weight capacity of 500lbs so depending on the size of the Yakima LockNLoad Platform you choose you would just subtract its weight from the 500lbs to determine the remaining weight capacity available. Depending on the LockNLoad Platform kit you get it will have crossbar clamps # Y05039 included to attach the platform...
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  • Do You Carry Mounts to Attach a Roof Top Basket to My Yakima Round Bars on My 1999 Jeep Cherokee?
    I have an answer for you. Unfortunately, we do not carry any mounting brackets that are confirmed to work with your EAG rack or your Smittybilt Defender rack because we do not sell those brands. We do carry brackets like the Universal MightyMounts for Yakima Roof Mounted Accessories # Y03590 but they are not confirmed to fit other brands of racks. However, for a great alternative that will definitely fit your Yakima RoundBars - 58" # Y00409 on your 1999 Jeep Cherokee, I recommend the...
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  • How To Use Yakima LockNLoad Platfrom Rack On 2016 Subaru Outback
    I do have an option for you to use the Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack but you must use their mounting feet as it will not work with the factory crossbars on a Subaru Outback. I have attached below a full list of parts needed to get the platform to fit. Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars part # Y05044-39 (Recommended Size) SkyLine Towers for Yakima Crossbars part # Y00148 Landing Pad 27 for Yakima SkyLine And Control Towers part # Y46VR LockNLoad SL Adapter for Yakima SkyLine...
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  • Can I Attach The Inno Box 2020 Rooftop Cargo Box To A Yakima Lock N Load B Platform
    Yes, the Inno Box 2020 Rooftop Cargo Box - 14 cu ft - Matte Black, part # IN86FR, can attach to the Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars - Aluminum - 60" Long x 54" Wide, part # Y05045-39, with the addition of the Aero Crossbar T-Slot Mounting Hardware for Inno Cargo Boxes and Platforms - Qty 4, part # INBRP12. Unfortunately, none of the Yakima SkyBox models can attach to these platform. I have included product description links and video review links below.
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  • Correct Bolt and Nut for the Channels of a Yakima LockNLoad Platform Carrier
    I do have an option for you, but I contacted the manufacturer about whether the Replacement T-Bolt with Nut for Yakima Rack and Roll Trailers # Y8880184 will work with a Yakima LockNLoad platform like the # Y05045-39. They informed me that the LockNLoad's use M8 bolts and the Rack and Roll uses M10 bolts. Instead you can use the Replacement M8 T-Bolt # 853-0782 and either the Zinc Plated Hex Flange Nut - M8 # 185917 or the Replacement 3-Wing, High M8 Hand Knob # 753-0776 for a nut. Any...
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  • Which Platform Roof Tray for Factory Crossbars on a 2018 Ford Expedition
    I would be happy to help! I have a few different options for your 2018 Ford Expedition with factory crossbars depending on how large of a tray you are wanting. One option is to install the Rhino-Rack Universal Pioneer Platform Rack for Crossbars 48inch long x 38inch # RR42114BF which fits most factory crossbars. Another larger option is the Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars # Y05045-39 which can be installed onto your factory cross bars and is 60inches long x 54inches wide....
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  • 2016 Ford F-150 Roof Rack Recommendation to Fit With Yakima LockNLoad Platform
    I have a great solution for you, but at this time (March 2022) Rhino-Rack doesn't make a Backbone system for pickups so we'll have to go a different route on your 2016 Ford F-150. For your application I recommend using the Rhino-Rack ROC25 Roof Rack for Naked Roofs # RR29XR because it has more of that sporty, low-profile look, and then using the 60x54 Yakima LockNLoad Platform Rack for Crossbars # Y05045-39 which clamps to the crossbars. Attached are review videos of the roof rack system...
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  • Recommended Platform Rack for 2019 Mercedes-Benz Metris Van With Naked Roof
    We do have a way to add a large platform rack to your 2019 Mercedes-Benz Metris. What you will need to do is add a roof rack from Yakima, which you can then attach a Yakima Platform tray to. Here are all the parts you need, starting with the roof rack, and then the tray. Roof Rack - Yakima JetStream Crossbars # Y00426 (Black) - SkyLine Towers for Yakima Crossbars # Y00148 - Landing Pad 22 for Yakima SkyLine and Control Towers # Y00248 - Yakima Same Key System (SKS) Lock Cores # Y07204 Platform...
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  • Rhino-Rack or Yakima Platform Rack for Carrying Bikes on an SUV
    If you're planning on loading bikes on a platform then the Yakima LockNLoad would be better than the Rhino-Rack Pioneer simply because the LockNLoad is a bit more user friendly when it comes to installing different types of carriers. The 2 most common sizes for the LockNLoad are the 55" Long x 49" Wide # Y05044-39 and the 60" Long x 54" Wide # Y05045-39. All of the larger style require a 3-crossbar mounting system. If you can let me know what SUV you will be using for this I can make...
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  • Rhino-Rack Pioneer Roof Tray for 2019 Volkswagen Atlas
    The 84" Long x 56" Wide Rhino-Rack Pioneer Platform Roof Tray # RR75TB is a custom fit tray and while it won't fit your 2019 Volkswagen Atlas, there is another Pioneer Tray that will work. The 58" Long x 47" Wide Rhino-Rack Universal Pioneer Platform Rack # RR42115BF is designed for crossbars and comes with mounting hardware to fit the Thule roof rack on your Atlas. This is the largest Pioneer Tray that is compatible with your vehicle as there are no custom fit options. I have attached...
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