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Cable Lock Recommendation for Thule Bike Rack that STL2 Wont Fit

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The lock on my Thule Bike Rack, a STL2, will not fit on my new car. The electrical connection is in the way of the lock housing. I can use the rack with the bolt in place, but its not locked. Thule suggested I try to find the first generation of the lockthe STL1, which attaches on the right side of the hitch. Do you jave any STL1 housings I could use my STL2 lock cylinder, or do you have any other suggestions. I saw your recommendation to use a e98891 to secure the rack. Would that be better than the Thule strap that is placed in the car trunk.

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We don't have access to the older hitch lock you mentioned but a cable lock like part # e98891 would be a great alternative that would work well.

You'd thread the cable through the bike frame and then through the safety cable loop of your hitch and you'd be set.

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