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Can Tilting Feature of Thule Apex XT 4 Bike Rack be Used with Bikes Loaded


Can we tilt the Thule Apex XT 4 Bike Rack away from the car when bikes are loaded? I am really planing to order this Thule Apex XT 4, specially because it has the tilting feature.


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When using the tilting feature for the Thule Apex XT # TH9025XT you need to first remove the bikes. The only way to keep the bikes loaded so you can gain full rear access to your 2017 Toyota Highlander is to use the Thule Apex Swing XT # TH9027XT. This is the exact same bike rack but it has an arm that swings the upright and arms out to the side of the vehicle as you can see in the attached photo.

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