Best Cargo Box For Your Cars : Thule Force Series VS Yakima Skybox
This is thule 624 Force L cargo box with a newly designed lid for improved performance and at a very affordable price. The forces has a new era skin technology that helps reduce drag, improve wind noise and save a few dollars at the gas pump by improving gas mileage.
The force L has up to 13 cubic feet of storage space would do a side openings. The QuikTrip Manning hardware catches directly to most aftermarket and factory install cross bars within seconds.
The locks are included providing security for your gear as well as locking your cargo box to your cross bars.
When mounting the cargo box be sure your cross bars have enough distance in between to accommodate the cargo box mounting hardware.
The minimum bar spread the force L can handle was about 24 inches and the maximum is about 37 inches. The Mounting hardwares can easily adjustable by simply loosening the quick clamps which allows them to slide on 12 inch track.
Once you have the cargo box adjusted to your desired location, simply turn the knob to tighten the clamps and fasten the cargo box to your cross bars.
The Thule Force series cargo boxes provide convenient access from either side of your vehicle. You can just simply insert the key and unlocked the cargo box to gain access.
Be sure when you closing the box that you firmly press down on the top lead to ensure all three lashing points fully engage so that the box can be locked. When positioning your cargo box you have the option to center the cargo box or position it further to one side.
It’s completely a personal preference, the force L, XL and XXL have wider designed so centering the cargo box makes it easily accessible from either side.
The Force series cargo boxes come with tie-down straps that can be attached to the quick grip mounts to help keep your gear from shifting inside the cargo box.