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Old 09-08-2014   #16
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Re: Roof Bars

Quote Originally Posted by 500L View Post
Don't forget the pitiful load and speed rating of the 500L bars / roof when putting your stuff up there. IIRC it is something like 55MPH / 50kg for the roof and that includes the weight of the box and bars. It's also really high up. There are some marketing photos of trekking with all sorts up there but that's a bit of a fantasy, if the roof had a proper rating ie 100kg and you could get a 150 PS engine then sure. Plus if you have the glass roof you'll spoil the view Consider a tow bar IMHO!?
It's a good point (but on a point of accuracy the max. roof load is actually 60kg)

I can't find any reference to a max. speed though... where have you got that from please.

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