[T3] Getting Ready -- Roof Rack
dlstiefel at dekalbk12.org
Mon Jan 30 10:59:21 PST 2012
What kind of FOMOCO product was this originally for a Pinto or Escort?
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[mailto:type3-vwtype3.org-bounces at lists.vwtype3.org] On Behalf Of Brian Fye
Sent: Monday, January 30, 2012 11:47 AM
To: type3 at vwtype3.org
Subject: Re: [T3] Getting Ready -- Roof Rack
I also forgot to mention, the VW rack has straight cross bars while the
FoMoCo rack crossbars are curved and almost match the curve of the roof
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 9:37 AM, Brian Fye <bfye at canyonville.net> wrote:
> It is similar to the VW dealership racks in mounting and lay out. You
> have to drill holes in the roof. But, the cross tubes are oval in shape
> and the side tubes are rectangular but laid down so the wide side of the
> rectangle is facing up, not out (if that makes sense). To me, it is just
> more streamlined. Also, like the VW units, it comes with roof strips so
> that your items don't sit directly on the roof. I just have not installed
> them as of yet.
> On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 9:28 AM, Gary Forsmo <gbforsmo at gmail.com> wrote:
>> *Brian --
>> I like your FoMoCo Roof Rack, too. Clean & simple lines.
>> I can't see the "different tube cross section". What makes it different?
>> How does it fasten to the roof? What does the roof look like (mounting
>> points) when the rack is NOT installed?
>> Gary "Frito" -- '69 Variant, FI, MT
>> Rockport, TX (winter)
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