Wide roof rack?

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Wide roof rack?

Post by Fluidskills.com » Sun Dec 20, 2009 7:37 pm

Hello , I have just got a 2006 Mercedes Vito 5 seater van and need to get a wide roof rack for it , any ideas of websites or companys that do it? All so far are about 140 wide and i need the roof bars to be at least 180+ to get 6 boats on.

Any ideas very welome.

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Darren

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Re: Wide roof rack?

Post by foxy » Sun Dec 20, 2009 8:15 pm

Check out these guys
http://www.demarvan.co.uk/

You buy the feet then the bars are cut to whatever length up to about 7 feet. They are strong too, 40mm square. I fitted them on my Xtrail so I could put three canoes on. Ask Liz about it, she's seen them.
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Re: Wide roof rack?

Post by Martyn Hartley » Sun Dec 20, 2009 9:01 pm

Most of my customers at work use these guys:

http://www.clitheroeroofracks.co.uk/mer ... _racks.htm

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Re: Wide roof rack?

Post by Performance Kayaks » Sun Dec 20, 2009 10:44 pm

Does it have Roof Rails, Darren? Thule do the 415 Kit for these, that then will accomodate bars up to 220cm.

Ring me, at the shop, on Tuesday.

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Re: Wide roof rack?

Post by plopster256 » Mon Dec 21, 2009 11:45 am

Hey Darren,

We just brought a Saunders roof rack for our minibus. The bars are bolted on to the feet using u shaped fittings, so any length of bar can be used. They're pritty expensive but they are strong (Free replacement bars if you bend them!).

http://www.saundersdirect.co.uk/

Richard

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