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Custom DK Fit Kit for 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack Legs - Naked Roof

Custom DK Fit Kit for 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack Legs - Naked Roof

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This custom fit kit lets you mount 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 legs to your vehicle with a naked roof. Clamps mount to legs with bolts. Includes 4 clamps and 4 pads. Lowest Prices for the best roof rack from Rhino Rack. Custom DK Fit Kit for 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack Legs - Naked Roof part number DK227 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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This custom fit kit lets you mount 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 legs to your vehicle with a naked roof. Clamps mount to legs with bolts. Includes 4 clamps and 4 pads.


Features:

  • Custom fit kit lets you mount 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 series legs (sold separately) on your vehicle with a naked roof
  • Padded, metal clamps provide secure grip on your door jambs
    • Bolt onto leg assemblies and tighten for secure fit
    • Protect door jambs from scratches and abrasions
    • Powder coated for durability and rust resistance
  • Molded-rubber pads are custom designed to fit the contours of your roof
    • Clip onto the bottoms of your roof rack legs
    • Protect your roof from scratches and abrasions


Specs:

  • Quantity: 4 clamps and 4 pads
  • Limited lifetime warranty


DK227 Custom DK Fit Kit for Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack Legs - Naked Roof

Installation Details DK227 Installation instructions



Video of Custom DK Fit Kit for 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack Legs - Naked Roof

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




Video Transcript for Rhino Rack Roof Rack Installation - 2010 Chevrolet Silverado

Today on this 2010 Chevrolet Silverado we are going to install a roof rack from Rhino Rack. We will be using these part numbers: DA1375, the roof rack itself, and the pad and clamp kit part number DK227. This is their heavy duty version of their roof rack. Alright, we measured out the lengths to the dimensions as described in the instructions. The distance on the front one will be 43-21/32 inches. And the rear measurement came out to 42-31/64. We have the roof rack set up. Let us go ahead and start installing the first one. We will work with the one that goes towards the front of the vehicle. Measure from the center of the door jamb to the center of the crossbar. We are going to measure out 9-27/32. 0:44

Once we get our first rail installed, we will go ahead and measure from the center of that one to the back rail. And that measurement will be 31-1/2 inches. Then you can go ahead and tighten them down. Using the included tool that comes with the roof rack, we will just snug them down on both sides. Once we have the Rhino Rack installed, we will go ahead and put the covers on the legs and lock them down into place. Alright, with a few easy steps, our Rhino Rack is already installed on the vehicle and ready for service. And there you have it for part number DA1375 and the pad and clamp kit part number DK227.


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Custom DK Fit Kit for 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 Series Roof Rack Legs - Naked Roof - DK227

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (1930 Customer Reviews)

This custom fit kit lets you mount 4 Rhino-Rack 2500 legs to your vehicle with a naked roof. Clamps mount to legs with bolts. Includes 4 clamps and 4 pads.

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While the quality of all the parts I received and the service I got deserved 5 stars, the fact that the clips which hold the rack onto my roof don't fit (and I was assured they would) gets etrailer 3 stars. My truck is a 2006 Silverado 3500 extended cab and the brackets will not fit over the door rubber and slip under the steel rain gutter. I was told these should fit and they are the only clips they have. Looks like I will have to modify them myself to get everything to work.



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Repeat customer of Etrailer. Always great service and support. Here, acquired parts to reconfigure Rhino Racks to fit another truck after a trade. Made the switch seamlessly and racks are now mounted on the new truck. Use them to transport a racing sailing skiff that is not heavy but is bulky. They have moved the boat to regattas around the country without issue. Excellent product.



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Excellent product. Very well constructed and easy to install. I was researching so many different products to fit my truck and the folks at e trailer were extremely helpful and ensured that the rack would fit my particular truck.



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Had these installed for a year now. Have not budged at all, with well over 120 pounds above daily.

Have not caused any weather strip wear or anything, so solid 5 stars.



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The rack fits perfectly,and was easy to install, directions were easy to follow. I would recomend this product to anyone. Only issue I had were the measuring strips were missing. Still waiting for them.


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-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 12/20/2021

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Chevrolet Silverado

Fit and function perfect. I use this to carry 2 kayaks on top of my Chevy Silverado 2500HD while towing my camper. No issues.


Comments
Thanks for the follow up. The roof rack worked great. I have since sold it though and purchased a rack for the bed of my truck. I would have kept the roof rack, but the bed rack just gave me added uses besides just carrying my kayaks. The guy who bought it from me likes it though, he purchased the feet for his vehicle.
Brian B - 03/20/2018


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2007 Jeep Wrangler

Took about 2 hrs to install on a 2007 Jeep Wrangler X.
This Wrangler has a fiberglass roof so the only thing I could clamp onto were two short rain gutters by the Jeep doors.



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Chevrolet Silverado

A year ago we purchased this Rhino roof rack system/kit to carry our 15ft canoe and 12ft kayak on our Silverado crew cab. We tow a retro camper, carry bikes, and have a toolbox in the bed, so the truck roof was our easiest option. We also bought removable Yakima folding kayak holders (because the beam width of our two boats was too wide for the cross bars - need to carry them on their sides). I appreciate the build quality, the sturdy finishes, the strong materials and smart design of this rack. We followed the enclosed directions and the etrailer installation video and it was easier and faster than we thought. We've logged thousands of highway and north woods miles with this rack and it's still solid as a rock! Only one minor issue... the square Euro cross-bars create wind noise at highway speeds which is only noticeable when you're not carrying canoes (they make enough wind noise on their own!). We just remove the racks when we don't use them - only takes 5 mins. It's a great product and we expect it to last for many more years! Great service from etrailer as well!



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Easy to install and heavy duty



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Great product!



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Customer service was very helpful making sure that the correct racks were ordered. Shipping was very fast and tracking package provided up to date info regarding arrival of package. The racks were exactly what I wanted and I am very happy with the product. Will definetly consider etrailer for other products in the future.



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These made it easy for me to mount a roof basket on top of my truck without drilling holes. This is a great product.



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Assembled and installed the roof rack today. I used your websites video's to guide me. Didn't have any problems, everything went smoothly. Highly recommend this company. The product was very well made.



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2011 Chevrolet Silverado

Super fast shipping! Came just as promised and installed perfectly.



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Johnathan W. was very helpful giving me advice with the situation I had, carrying our kayaks while pulling our 5th wheel. He recommended the Curt Front Mount Hitch Receiver Custom and a Thule Goal Post Hitch Mounted Load Bar (which I already had). I also purchased a Rhino Rack Square Bar Roof Rack. I received my order promply. I installed both products ( with the help of my 8 year old grandson Hayden ) I am very happy with the quality and easy installation of all products i have ordered from etrailer in the past. I will continue to do so in the future. Now we will be able to take our kayaks while pulling our 5th wheel. Thank-you etrailer!



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The racks came thanks



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Fit perfectly on my vehicle



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Ordered a roof rack for my son's kayak. etrailer customer service was a great help in getting me squared away. Very knowledgeable & friendly. I highly recommend them.



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2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Assembly directions were explanatory - the sub-assemblies done at the warehouse made it even easier. The parts went together with no effort. I have a 11.5 foot, 65-lb. kayak that will be carried on the roof rack whenever I travel over 30 miles. I normally tie it down in the truck bed for trips under 30 miles. I have a tri-fold cover for my truck bed and the Rhino Rack 2500 allows me to use the truck bed for gear that can be stowed there on extended fishing trips.



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Fit my vehicle perfectly



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Worked like advertised



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I bought the entire Rhino Rack package, it was super easy to put on and it came with everything I needed to attach it. Great customer from these guys and fast shipping. Will definitely recommend to anyone looking for a rack.



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Fit and finish look fine and match the roof rack. Thin rubber glued to bracket where door hits it, not sure how long that will last. Bracket fits down over rubber weather strip hooking the bottom and looks wide enough to be very stable once tightened down.



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Safely held roof rack bars and kayaks on truck roof.



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Great price and fast shipping , I’m definitely shopping here again!!!


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