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Roof Rack and Kayak Carrier for 2 Kayaks on 2016 Ram 2500 Mega Cab


i am looking for a solution. I have a 2016 ram 2500 megacab with a fiberglass tonneau cover. I am needing a way to carry 2 kayaks either on my roof or a combination of my roof and a hitcj mount. Do you have a solution for this?


Expert Reply:

We do have exactly what you need to add a roof rack and kayak carrier so you can carry a pair of kayaks on your 2016 Ram 2500 Mega Cab. Since you are planning on carrying two kayaks, I recommend going with just the rack and a carrier as opposed to a hitch mount, as the hitch-mount extender are really for just one kayak due to their width.

Let's start with the roof rack and the best option for a rack is from Thule because they are the quietest and highest-quality crossbars, and because they have the needed length to give you the most space to mount a pair of kayaks. The correct fit for your '16 Ram 2500 Mega Cab is the following:

- Thule WingBar Evo Crossbars - Silver item # TH711500 or Black item # TH711520

- Evo Clamp Feet for Thule Crossbars item # TH710501

- Fit Kit for Thule Evo Clamp Roof Rack Feet item # TH145106

I have added a photo showing this rack on a Ram 2500 so you can see what it will look like on your truck; in order to lock the rack to your truck and help protect your investment, you will need the Thule Lock Cylinders item # TH450400.

Then to carry a pair of kayaks I recommend the Malone FoldAway-5 Kayak, SUP, and Canoe Carrier with Tie Downs item # MAL38FR.

This comes with the needed tie-down straps for kayaks and allows you to easily carry the side-by-side.

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Kyle S

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