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FD Hatch Roof Racks
« January 11, 2017, 17:22:14 »
Any recommendations on roof racks?  The wife wants to carry her inflatable SUP (only 14kg).  Quite a few cheap options on eBay, but not sure of the quality.
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Re: FD Hatch Roof Racks
« Reply #1 : January 11, 2017, 19:11:25 »
Because off the way they mount, my advice is to stick with a known brand.  Ii have ROLA but they're not cheap.
Go have a talk to Supercheap Autos.  They have a brand, I think Prorack, maybe out of NZ which are pretty good. Sometimes they have 20% off sales..
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Re: FD Hatch Roof Racks
« Reply #2 : January 11, 2017, 21:43:12 »
Managed to find 4 of these - (link) Vortex RSS Black 2 Bar Roof Rack | Rhino-Rack - new for $300 delivered on eBay.  Best looking racks I could find I reckon.
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Re: FD Hatch Roof Racks
« Reply #3 : January 11, 2017, 22:27:06 »
Look good.
Rhino used to be a bit bulkier (and more wind noise). They seem to have copied the ROLA layout which is fine.
The only thing is, they look like they're designed for the tracks on a FD wagon. The Hatch just has 4 tiny little plastic covers in the roof where the pads attach with a screw. Are you sure they're right for your car?
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Re: FD Hatch Roof Racks
« Reply #4 : January 11, 2017, 23:54:37 »
In the description (scroll down to fits vehicle) it says they're for "HYUNDAI i30 FD 5dr Hatch 10/07 to 04/12"

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Re: FD Hatch Roof Racks
« Reply #5 : January 12, 2017, 00:02:43 »
In the description (scroll down to fits vehicle) it says they're for "HYUNDAI i30 FD 5dr Hatch 10/07 to 04/12"
Yeah. I didn't go that far. I stopped at the pic plus their comment that the track wasn't included.
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