ROOF RACK CROSS BARS

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  1. djatkinson

    djatkinson Full Access Member

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    Hello, all!

    I'm looking for roof rack cross bars for my 2006 LR3. I don't think I'll use them that much, but the 'genuine' product is upwards of $400.
    I'm not sure if this is a good 'value', and I'm wondering if anyone can provide feedback on any of the many 'non-genuine' alternatives out there. [​IMG]
    Thanks in advance!

    Dan
     
  2. Sergei_Potemkin

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    I have a 2006 HSE. I have bee using Yakima risers and cross bars for ten years. The amount of used Craigslist gear out there is a big selling point.
     
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    I went with the new Yakima aero bars on my factory roof rails and I've been very happy, they're quiet and easy to remove if you need to. I use Thule on my other car, but I think the Yakima system is easiest in the lr3.

    Nick
     
  4. djatkinson

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    Could you share a part or model number?

    Thanks, Dan
     
  5. rjowenusa

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    I have purchased two sets of cheap crossbars on eBay (2 LR3s). These are $79. https://www.ebay.com/itm/263234148636?ul_noapp=true They are perfect for occasionally carrying a ladder, mattress, or Christmas tree. They fit into the slots just like the $400 Land rover OEM part.
     
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    Cheers,
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    I bought a used set of Yakima bars and they seem to be well made. I put them to work and I image the first owner did too and they are still working hard.
     
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    Go with Yakima, not Thule. There is an issue with the Thule rectangular pieces that slide into the roof rail tracks. Thule claims it is OK to slide them in so that just 2 corners contact the roof rails. I decided to grind mine down to the correct size so that all 4 corners grab the inside of the rails. With thousands of dollars of ski equipment or bikes on the roof I did not trust Thule's design compromise.

    Or just find a set of used OEM roof bars on ebay or craigslist.
     

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