Thule was established in Sweden in 1942. Since then, they’ve made it their business to make only the best quality products that allow you to travel in any way you please. They are an international company united by a passion for helping active families and outdoor enthusiasts. Opie Oils now proudly stock their range of products, so if you’ve got a road trip planned, we’ll be happy to help you get kitted out!
Thule helps you transport anything you care for safely, easily and in style – whether you’re in the city or the great outdoors, and they’re available from Opies at fantastic prices.
Thule roof racks are a strong foundation for every load, and you can easily mount accessories for different purposes. Just a few simple operations and you’re on your way.
Below are links to our entire range of Thule Roof Bars and Thule Fitment Kits – These fitting kits are vehicle specific products that will attach the foot pack and roof bars to your vehicle.
To find the specific parts needed for your vehicle, you can use our handy look up guide HERE. Simply enter your vehicle details to get started.
IMPORTANT: You may need to purchase a range of items to get a Thule roof rack for your vehicle. Most lookup results will show a few options and it’s likely you’ll need to purchase:
– Roof Bars (choose between traditional square bars or upgraded wing bars)
– Roof Rack Foot Pack
– Roof Rack Fitting Kit
HOWEVER, some lookup results offer a “complete Premium Roof Rack Set” and these kits will come with everything you need, no need to buy anything else.
As you can imagine, with Thule being an established name for so long, they’re responsible for a fair few world firsts and innovations.
The Thule timeline
1942 – Erik Thulin starts making products for Swedish fishermen. Thule is born
1955 – First Thule product for cars: grilles protecting headlamps from small stones
1962 – First ski rack
1964 – Roof rack with basket
1968 – Roof rack Classic 68
1977 – Ski box TB-11, Thule’s first roof box
1983 – Carriers for surf boards
1984 – Thule Combibox 250
1992 – Thule’s first towbar mounted bike carrier
1997 – Thule becomes the world’s largest producer of roof boxes
2002 – Thule Hull-a-Port kayak carrier, top-seller in the U.S.
2004 – Launch of bestseller Thule 591 ProRide, roof mounted bike carrier
2010 – Thule Crossover luggage and laptop bags
2012 – Thule EasyFit, the world’s fastest snow chains
2012 – Thule Pack ‘n Pedal bike bags and racks
2013 – Thule Perspektiv camera bags
With a huge range of items available, we’re sure you’ll find something suitable for whatever you’ve got planned. Don’t forget to use the code “OPIEBLOG” to get a 10% discount on your order!
If there’s anything you need, you can use our lookup guide HERE to find a massive array of servicing essentials specifically for your vehicle. Got a modified, classic or high performance vehicle that needs something a little bit special? Not a problem, just give us a call on 01209 202 944 or drop us an email to email@example.com and we will be happy to provide a free recommendation for your particular set up.
Until next time!