Yakima® - BowDown Kayak Rack

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Yakima® - BowDown Kayak Rack
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1996 Acura TL
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  • 4 Door Naked Roof
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    8004042

    BowDown Kayak Rack

    BowDown Kayak Rack by Yakima®. A cradle type rack transports the kayak on its side, leaving space on your roof rack for other gear. It's the perfect type of rack for touring or recreational kayaks. The BowDown is Yakima's best cradle rack, carrying 1 boat securely, with top of the line HullGuard™ padding to protect your boat during transport, and an integrated ramp system that eases loading. It comes with built-in universal mounting hardware that fits round, square, and factory crossbars, and it's optimized for aero bars. Heavy-duty tie-down straps and bow/stern tie-downs are included, and when not in use the BowDown folds down so it's only 5" above the top of the crossbar. The BowDown is lockable with SKS (Same Key System) lock cores (sold separately) and it comes with instructions.

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    8000635

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    8000635

    Rear Fit Clips for Q Towers

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    8004031

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    8005018

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    8004046

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    Anchor Strap Kit by Yakima®. Creates 2 mounting points for Bow/Stern Tie-Downs on vehicles without easy access mounting points. Sturdy nylon webbing straps feature grommets through which fender mounting bolts can be passed through for installation under the hood.

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    8004034

    MultiMounts Holder

    MultiMounts Holder by Yakima®. Forget about stashing wet oars, paddles, or ski poles inside your vehicle, MultiMounts let you carry these items and other gear like masts and fishing poles on your roof rack. Easily attached to round and square crossbars, these holders can support items up to 5" in diameter and include a paddle pad that can be removed for larger items. Sturdy Hypalon™ straps with corrosion resistant buckles hold gear firmly in place. MultiMounts come 2 to a package with instructions.

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    SKS Lock Cores

    SKS Lock Cores by Yakima®. SKS (Same Key System) Lock Cores fit all Yakima lockable accessories, and enable all those accessories to be opened with a single key. Sold in a 2-pack, 4-pack, 6-pack, 8-pack, and 12-pack, each pack comes with a control key for lock core installation and removal and 2 keys that will operate every lock in the pack.

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      Yakima® - SKS Cable
      8007233

      SKS Cable

      SKS Cable by Yakima®. Creates 2 mounting points for Bow/Stern Tie-Downs on vehicles without easy access mounting points. Sturdy nylon webbing straps feature grommets through which fender mounting bolts can be passed through for installation under the hood.

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      Yakima® - SKS Accessory Lock Housing
      8007220

      SKS Accessory Lock Housing

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      Acura TL 4 Door Naked Roof 1996-1998, BowDown Kayak Rack by Yakima®. A cradle type rack transports the kayak on its side, leaving space on your roof rack for other gear. It's the perfect type of rack for touring or recreational kayaks. The BowDown is Yakima's best cradle rack, carrying 1 boat securely, with top of the line HullGuard™ padding to protect your boat during transport, and an integrated ramp system that eases loading. It comes with built-in universal mounting hardware that fits round, square, and factory crossbars, and it's optimized for aero bars. Heavy-duty tie-down straps and bow/stern tie-downs are included, and when not in use the BowDown folds down so it's only 5" above the top of the crossbar. The BowDown is lockable with SKS (Same Key System) lock cores (sold separately) and it comes with instructions.

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      Features:

      Folds Down

      Folds Down
      Folds down when not in use for better aerodynamics and easier access to your garage.

      Hullguard™ Padding

      Hullguard™ Padding
      Top-of-the-line Hullguard™ padding keeps your boat protected during transport.

      Ramp System

      Ramp System
      Integrated ramp system makes it painless to load your boat.

      Oversized Knobs

      Oversized Knobs
      The rooftop kayak mount oversized knobs for easier twiddling with wet hands.

      Built-In Hardware

      Built-In Hardware
      Universal built-in hardware fits round, square, factory or aerodynamic crossbars right out of the box. Optimized for aerodynamic bars.

      Bottle Opener

      Bottle Opener
      Integrated bottle opener.

      Heavy-Duty Straps

      Heavy-Duty Straps
      Premium heavy-duty straps with coated metal buckles protect boat and vehicle.

      Bow/Stern Tie-Downs

      Bow/Stern Tie-Downs
      Includes Bow/Stern Tie-Downs.

      Warranty

      Warranty
      Backed by a limited lifetime warranty.

      If you're looking for a safe, secure way to transport your kayak that won't take up a lot of room on your roof rack, will be unobtrusive when not in use, and will pamper your kayak in the process, look no further than the Yakima BowDown Kayak Rack. The BowDown features super strong SteelCore construction, with steel tubes for superior strength and support. It holds your kayak on its side, leaving plenty of crossbar space for other gear. The integrated ramp system simplifies loading, and once in place your kayak's hull will be gently cradled in top of the line HullGuard padding, with EVA foam for support and protection. When not in use, the BowDown folds down until it's height is just 5" above the level of the crossbar, for better aerodynamics and more roof clearance for garaging.

      The BowDown's built-in universal clamps are designed to make installation fast and easy on any type crossbar without tools, including round, square, factory, and aero. The design is optimized for aero bars. You get everything you need to secure your boat including heavy-duty tie-downs for attachment to the roof rack, and bow/stern tie-downs to secure the boat to the front and rear of your vehicle. All tie-downs have padded buckles to prevent damage to the boat and your vehicle.

      SKS lock cores (not included) can be installed in the built-in crossbar mounts to deter theft. Comprehensive, illustrated installation and user instructions are included, and the BowDown is covered by a limited lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship.

      Yakima® Products, of Beaverton, Oregon is one of the world's largest manufacturers of cargo and recreational equipment carrying solutions. Founded 40 years ago in its namesake city, Yakima's guiding principle is that gear should be carried on the outside of the vehicle to make room for more friends inside. To achieve that goal the company makes roof rack systems for any style roof, and an array of roof rack, receiver hitch, trunk lid and hatch, and trailer mounted carriers. Yakima's designers and engineers are outdoor enthusiasts, campers, and travelers just like you, and they listen and learn what other enthusiasts need and want while participating in those activities. The combination of their own personal experience with that of other enthusiasts enables them to create the finest carriers and accessories for bicycles, watercraft, skis & snowboards, and cargo & camping. Yakima products are manufactured using the highest quality materials and the best engineering practices, and Yakima is so confident that you'll be completely satisfied with your purchase that they're backed by a "Love It Till You Leave It" lifetime warranty.

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      Yakima® - BowDown Kayak Rack
      Yakima® - BowDown Kayak Rack
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      4.5 of 5
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      They were easy to install and I feel safe leaving my bike attached to my car without fear of theft during my post-ride meal with the team.
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      2002 Chevy Trailblazer
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