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Thule Round Tube Bike Carriers Replacement End Cap Review

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Review of the Thule Round Tube Bike Carriers Replacement End Cap

You're Thule bike rack is designed to give you many years of good use. Here today, we're going to show you how you can make it last even longer with some replacement parts designed specifically for your Thule bike rack. Essentially, any part that's not the metal frame is replaceable. So if you find yourself missing a strap or a cradle, or even your anti-rattle bolt, we have a solution for you.So on our hitching post pro today, we're actually missing the end cap. So it's a great opportunity for me to show you what you're going to need to replace that. You're actually going to need two parts if it's a full replacement.

You'll need the end cap, and then the replacement screw. If your end cap is just cracked or something, you can just reuse your existing screws. Let's go over and take a look.So our end cap is actually missing and that can cause all sorts of problems. We can get rust and corrosion in there. But most annoyingly, when we go down the road, we get kind of a whistling sound off of it and that's no fun at all.

So I got my replacement cap and I can just put that in place. You can see it's going to be kind of loose until we bring in a replacement screw. Since we we're missing both, I went ahead and pick up both part numbers here at etrailer. You're just going on and get that lined up. And it's just a Phillips head screw once you get it lined up.

And tighten that on down and you're good to go.So you can see it matches our other side perfectly. We're back to normal here. Now, if you're curious if this is going to work with your Thule bike rack, it does fit Thule bike racks with one inch diameter tubes. So, that's definitely our hitching post pro, but also some of their trunk mounted bike racks as well.So just like that, I'm able to load my bike up again. And I saved myself several hundred dollars just by swapping out parts with my Thule replacement part here from

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