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Roof Racks: The who, what, and why

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As mentioned above, this is about roof racks. For instance, one that i would want to put on my car. ive checked out yakima's, and they have exactly what i need: basic stuff with capabilities for a bike on the top. unfortunately, the deal was priced at $320 friggin kahunas! there's gotta be a cheaper way to do this. just one bike on my roof is all i need, nothing more, for now anyway. any suggestions? i know a lot of you have custom stuff, which i wouldnt mind, considering it would be cheaper than the yakimas by a lot. thanks, skeet

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Hey man ive got a used yakima with 2 places for bikes. Its a little worn but still in good shape. I think it needs a new key too, it came with my car and i never got a key for it. But id let it go for a lot less then $320. Let me know.

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i'd be interested if you were more local. wanna take a roadtrip? i have not the time/money/patience/energy for travelling long distances right now, and i want one before i go up to wash. area next summer. sorry, unless theres some way we can work this out easier.

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well the damn thing breaks down... the longest thing in it is like 3 feet tops and it can all fit into a pretty small box considering... I dont think shipping would really be that much and youd definately be savin off of $320

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I use the thule rack I got years ago for my Saab.. I jusrt had to buy new feet for it for the wagon.. I oaid about $35 for the original setup with feet and crossbars on eBay.. then another $35 for the subaru feet.. I got the bike rack attachments really cheap on eBay too

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well the damn thing breaks down... the longest thing in it is like 3 feet tops and it can all fit into a pretty small box considering... I dont think shipping would really be that much and youd definately be savin off of $320

im interested in your roof rack??? i sent ya an email :)

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hey, now, gimme a chance. ill send you a pm, meat. thanks
oh i thought you said you had it worked out with the differnt towers on ebay.

but that wasnt even you!:lol:

dont want to cut you out ;)

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you will probably hate this but i found a complete thule roof rack system (2 bike holder trays and front wheel holders) at a flea market. i realized quickly the seller had no idea what he had so i offered him $10.00 for the whole thing and he took it. that was the greatest shopping day of my life. saved well over $350.00. what is my point? you never know what you might find at the local flea market.

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