Roof bars

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Roof bars

Post by Restraining » Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:01 am

I have a MY17 hatch and have ordered roof bars (or an “aluminium roof base carrier” to use Vauxhall’s terminology); part number 13432540. I’ve just realised Vauxhall switched part numbers for roof bars half way through the MY17 production run, and have been informed I should have ordered part number 39125894 for my car. I just parked up next to a MY16 Astra and the roofs looked the same. Does anyone know if Vauxhall really redesigned the roofs so I’d need a different part number? Oddly the Official Vauxhall Accessories website only lists one part number for roof bars, the “older” 13432540. Thanks for any advice anyone can give!

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Re: Roof bars

Post by obees » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:15 pm

The hatch back only has 4 mounting holes, These are hidden when the doors are closed, So what's changed or has the part number changed to get a price increase without stating. I use a non vauxhall type made by farad, It works by using the holes, With a dowel inserted rather than a screw, Fine for local use and good for 100 kg. But noisy empty. Half the price.

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Re: Roof bars

Post by ultrashock » Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:28 pm

Can you tell us where we can find (a link maybe)

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