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For a quiet ride.

While your car may already be equipped with sidebars, the Yakima Whispbar Bar Rack Kit will add immeasurable usability to your roof. And while older crossbars require drilling and other permanent attachments to your automobile, the Whispbar Rail Bars only need the towers that match with your factory side rails. They are easily installed by one person with a few quick measurements and turns of the wrist. What you’ll notice is that unlike many factory rack systems, the Whispbar Rails’ shape mimics the shape of an airplane’s wing. This was specifically designed to move air over the bars smoothly. It not only reduces drag, it also means that you won’t hear them whistling on the top of your car.

  • Fit existing factory side rails
  • Easily installed by one person
  • 1B variant includes: One Whispbar crossbars, two towers with SKS locks
  • 2B variant includes: Two Whispbar crossbars, four towers with SKS locks

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Will these fit a 2010 Honda Pilot? If not what is recommended?

Yes, the Yakima Whispbar does fit your 2010 Honda Pilot if you have the raised side rails. However it will NOT fit if it's a naked roof.

If you have any other questions feel free to send me an email at my direct email : - or you can reach me on my direct line at 800.409.4502 ext 4789 and I'd be stoked to help you find a rack set up that will fit your Pilot.

4 5

Fits TrailHawk

I was looking for a kit that fit my Jeep 2015 TrailHawk. This kit fit perfectly. Sales support was great. Very happy with purchase.

5 5

Whispbaring in the wind...

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

This product awesome! Never have I experienced such a zen ski trip. Half the rattling/noise of other ski racks I've used.

5 5

Awesome Bars

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Low profile and most importantly super quiet. I paired them with the Yakima WB300 Rooftop Ski & Snowboard rack and can't hear it at all. I have a 2014 Subaru Impreza hatch with raised bars and the S54 Rail 850 & 910 Mixed fit.

4 5

Great product.

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

receiving this order was bitter sweet. Why you ask? Reading the title that said "rail kit" and seeing a picture that had two crossbars in it, I quickly placed the order. The price was awesome. I looked at Yakima's fit guide for my jeep and selected s44. Order arrives in 2 days. I open up the box to find one rail. $238 spent to 2nd day one rail. (Hand in face). The irony in all this. I will now pay more to order the second rail then it would have cost to purchase the set for $399. So enough of my pissing and moaning.

Overall a very well made product. This one crossbar replaced a factory jeep crossbar that had folded in last kayaking trip. Construction appears to be spot on. Very easy to install. Took all of 5 minutes or so. Locking covers on the ends so they can't be stolen. Yakima kayak carrier mounted to and provides a rock solid attachment of your kayak or other toy to the roof of your vehicle. Overall great product minus my lapse of judgement and stupidity.

By the way, anyone know if I can just order another "half rack" to finish this install? Half racks are the same for both front and rear crossbars right?

I almost fell into the same trap as you Dan. The small print says something about a half rail, yet the pic and the inserted Thule description says: Includes: Two Whispbar crossbars, four towers with SKS locks. WTF Backcountry?

Glad to hear you made out ok Mark. Doing to give it another day or so and see if Back Country weighs in on some of these conversations. If not i'll reach out to them direct. This mistake on my part will end up costing me $50 more than buying the complete set for $399. sucks...

Same thing here. Deceptive. I am returning mine and buying from Amazon.

WOW ! I would have done the same. A kit of ONE. Sounds like a mega scam.. I am not buying .. THNX for the warning

5 5

Low Pro Winner!

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

I wanted the lowest profile crossbars I could find and these did the trick! Easy mounting job and painless.

5 5

Awesome bars but watch what box you buy

  • Familiarity: I returned this product before using it

I had to send these bars back since they did not have enough clearance with my 2014 vw tiguan and the yakima box that i also bought. Had to send back and get the yakima rail grab set that worked perfectly. Very nice sleek bars though i wished they worked but oh well, easy hassle free exchange with backcountry, thank you!

4 5


  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

These mounted quickly and easily. They're much quieter than I expected also.

5 5


  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

Easy to install, virtually silent. Better looking than factory rails. Installed on 2013 Nissan Rogue. Installed in less than 10 minutes.

5 5

Great rack!

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I put these on my Subaru Outback last year. They are much stronger and more stable than the factor cross bars. I had 3 bikes on the roof during a 3500 mi road trip and no problems. Used the Yakima Forklift to mount directly to the Whispbars.

Yakima Whispbar Allen Storage

Yakima Whispbar Allen Storage

Love the fact that Yakima has included a storage in the rail for your allen wrench.

my car is lexus gs430 ... installation...

my car is lexus gs430 ... installation possibility? if so model No.?

You would have to have some factory rails on it already. I think most GS models have a naked roof, you would have to do something like a Q Tower.

You would have to have some factory rails on it already.  I think most GS models have a naked roof,  you would have to do something like a Q Tower.

When will you have the S47 Whispbar in? I...

When will you have the S47 Whispbar in? I need it for a '13 Honda Pilot. Would be nice to get it while it's on sale.

Hey Mike, I know this is a little late but we have them in stock now!

Will they fit on a Subaru Forester Side...

Will they fit on a Subaru Forester Side Rail?

Can't tell without knowing more details about your vehicle. Here's a link to the Yakima Fit Guide. Once you put in your car info you should have the info you need.