The Thule 898 Hullavator Pro is the ultra premium lift assist carrier that reduces up to 40lbs of a kayak's weight and allows side of vehicle loading, unloading and strapping. New Pro model now holds up to 36" wide hulls.
Wider cradles can accommodate bigger width hulls, up to 36 inches wide
Waist-level loading, unloading and strapping by lowering the kayak 40 inches to the side of the vehicl
Gas struts making it easy to load and unload the kayak unassisted as the carrier takes 40 lbs. of the kayak's weight
8 touchpoints of padded support for maximum protection of your kayak
Corrosion-resistant base and cradles enhance life of the product
Includes QuickDraw bow and stern tie downs and two center straps with car-protective buckle bumpers
Fits Thule square bars, Aeroblade bars, Xsporter bars, and round bars (requires 4"-8" load bar space beyond the edge of the feet)
Thule's One-key lock cylinders (sold separately) allow you to lock the carrier to the vehicle
Our staff (outfitters & outfitter pro's) at each of our stores has a combined 20 years of car rack & trailer hitch experience. This experience allows them to "get it right the first time" whether it’s an off the shelf or custom rack solution. Also each location has a dedicated installation staff overseen and personally trained by the stores Master Technician - no installation is too difficult nor any vehicle unrackable.
With a huge selection of Thule & Yakima racks in stock, our skilled team of experienced installers can get you on the road to your destination - fast. Call or visit one of our 7 locations to check out the best option for your vehicle.
Don't just see it, try it. All popular car racks and accessories are on display and can be demo'ed in any of our 7 store locations.
Still not sure? Check out our rental program, the ultimate low cost "try before you buy".
New car or sport? Looking for a deal? We can help. Our trade-in program will turn your old racks into credit towards new ones or find you that great deal through our selection of used inventory. Inventory can vary - call your local store for details.
Not only do we carry top-of-the-line, custom-fit hitches by the top manufacturers, but our Get Local program will sweeten the deal with 20% off the price of the hitch.
*Applies to all installed trailer hitch packages.