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Thule Roof Cargo Carrier Review - 2015 Jeep Cherokee

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Review of the Thule Roof Cargo Carrier on a 2015 Jeep Cherokee


Today on our 2015 Jeep Cherokee, we're going to be doing a test fit of the Thule Canyon, this is going to be your rooftop mounted cargo basket. This is going to be part number TH859. It will be 49 inches long by 40 inches wide, 6 inches deep with a 150 pound weight capacity in this nice steel construction. As you can see we've already got our feet spread out but we don't have any feet pad or any of the clamps on yet because it is a pretty easy process to do so and we'll go through it all on how to get them all put on. The only thing we have done thus far was to get our, to unscrew this Allen bolts here and space out by sliding this feet to the appropriate bar spread that we have on the vehicle. For this vehicle we had a 32 inch bar spread. From center to center on these brackets we just space them out 32 inches and here is your end product.

All right, again that's going to be part number TH859 and we'll come down here to the table and show you all the feet. You'll see that you'll have your U shape bolts and this are just wing nuts that are attached to it. We already got them semi threaded on just to make it a little bit quicker once we get them up there. Also there is a washer for each side. 2 washers, 2 wing nuts and a U bolt for each foot as well as a cover and then if you decide to the optional lock and key that you can get for them.

As well as your tool or whatever tool that you have and it will come in handy when you are moving the feet pads back and forth as like so. All right. Let's get it all up here and get you on the road. I'll start with this front corner right here to give you a little warm and fuzzy. You're going to hold one washer like so, going to slide the other one under, rotate it over, slide the washer up on top of the bracket like so and follow that process with the other side. Thread your washer.

There you go. Those what you wanted to. You just tighten it down. Super simple, super easy installation. Best part about it, it makes for less time putting stuff on your vehicle, more time about having a good time.

All right. Get ready on the back one. We're going to get all of our U bolts on and then we'll go back and put all of our covers with the locks on. Just keep in mind that this rack will fit many different variations of bars and as you can see we do have our wide aero dynamic aero blade bars on here from Thule but it will fit whether you got square bars, round bars, or any other typ of aero blade type design. It will fit those racks as well. It does come with multiple attachments in the kit with the longer U bolt and actually shorter U bolts as well. These are the medium U bolts. I'll throw these two on over here really quick then we will be back on that side. This is going to be a real time installation for you with the exception of just adjusting by doing the, adjusting the Allen screws to move the feet pads to the bar spread which is also really simple and really fast. It takes about 2 minutes. Nice thing about this, the Thule products is that you come right out of the package really simple to put together and put on your vehicles between the instructions and the fit guides. Makes it an excellent product. All right now to put all of our covers on get you on the road. All right with these covers you'll notice that it has a little slot in on this side here. If you look at the bracket here you can also see that it has a little piece and sticks out right here. You can see that. All right. That little notch is going to go over that piece. We'll lay it there like so kind of get it in her underneath. That piece will lay it there and that notch will hook in. Now we're going to press down and in. Once you have it gotten in, you're going to turn the lock or lock it with your key if you have the key lock. There you go. All right we'll do that on the other ones. Get you on your way. All right and that's going to do it for our test fit of the Thule Canyon Roof Top Mounted Cargo Basket part number TH859 on our 2015 Jeep Cherokee. .