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KATZENJAMMER's Photo KATZENJAMMER Posts: 18
9/20/09 4:41 P

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Hey thanks for the tip. The 10" measurement is just a shade too close for comfort between the upright post of the rack and the spare tire, so I put off ordering it. I figured there was some kind of extension gizmo out there somewhere. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.

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9/3/09 12:44 P

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It probably won't fit unless you use a hitch extension:

www.etrailer.com/c-EXTENDER.htm

I had to do this to fit my Thule onto my GTI. Go to

s1012.photobucket.com/albums/af242/r
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nson01/hitch_and_rack/


to see pictures. I welded the extension on rather than just bolting it for strength and so that I didn't have to worry about an additional locking bolt for security.





Edited by: HEYPUTTHATDOWN at: 9/3/2009 (13:04)
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KATZENJAMMER's Photo KATZENJAMMER Posts: 18
9/3/09 11:58 A

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Anybody out there have a 2008 RAV4 and a Thule Helium Hitch bike rack? How is the clearance between the rack and the spare tire on the back? I want to buy one, but from the specs, it looks like there isn't much room between the spare tire and the rack!

You SO rock, Girls!


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