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Old 09-10-2010, 09:21 PM   #11
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Default Re: thule roof rack

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Originally Posted by mackconsult View Post
I have the big bars, with gutter towers on mine. Work great, and I made spacers that go into those towers to lift the bars up slightly from the roof of the van (will have vents and sunroofs in pretty soon).



Can post pictures if you wish.
I would like to see pictures, if you please .
As of now the only off-the-shelf Thule rack I have seen that will work on a High-Roof T1N Sprinter is the 420 foot-pack with 421 adapters as pictured by ALV in this thread http://www.sprinter-source.com/forum...ead.php?t=1100 and available from variouis shops in England such as this http://www.car-roofracks.co.uk/van-roof-bars-racks.htm .
I haven't found any domestic source for the Thule 420 w/421 adapters. Would be much easier for me if I could easily modify a Thule rack that I could buy at my local REI about two blocks away.
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Old 09-13-2010, 03:29 AM   #12
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Default Re: thule roof rack

thanks for all the advice.
i went ahead and ordered the thule/dewalt roof rack.
i'm going to have to wait with the awning but i'll definetly get one when i can.
i'll post some pictures of my gypsy van after i mount my new fancy rack.
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