Author Topic: Forester 09 XT Roof rack options  (Read 991 times)

November 15, 2015, 04:15:34 PM
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BiG DoM

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I want to fit an Eazi Awn to my Forester. Does not need to be permanent fit. Anyone done this? Do I need the rack cross bars?

November 26, 2015, 11:37:48 PM
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Stev0

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U might need something like this.

http://www.eezi-awn.co.za/eeziawn/k9.html

Probably not a cheap excersize. Check gumtree for ideas :D
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December 24, 2015, 09:08:40 AM
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Dom, I'm also toying with that idea - specifically the batwing version.
I've got a steel frame for touring offroad, to which I could probably fix something like an Eezi-Awn.
I'll see if I can chat to them over the next few days (but they're probably closed until Jan...)
Current: S-edition 2011 Steel Silver (S-exy young thing) - Forged, Chett tjooned, 76mm s/s wrapped DP, King Springs, 225/60/17 G012s, Sump & AT guards, cheap mud flaps, HID fogs, LED parks.
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March 04, 2017, 03:15:41 PM
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Reviving this thread - anyone got the OEM roof racks that fit between the rails? How strong are they?
Anyone got suggestions of other bars that fit the rails - Thule etc.
Anyone got racks or luggage cage for sale?

March 05, 2017, 10:31:59 PM
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If you have a SG Fozzie, you are stuck with Thule or Subaru for crossbars(roofracks), becaues our rails are closed, and that's a bitch.
Once u got the bars, u can do what u want. Just check the manual as to where to fit those bars. They are fairly close to each other, and fairly towards the back.
Damn. :-\
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March 06, 2017, 07:28:54 AM
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Reviving this thread - anyone got the OEM roof racks that fit between the rails? How strong are they?
Anyone got suggestions of other bars that fit the rails - Thule etc.
Anyone got racks or luggage cage for sale?

I've got them with the basket and its very sturdy.
ex Prodrive Xt, X, XT, WRX STI, Outback 3.0R

June 22, 2017, 09:38:26 AM
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Big DoM

Have a look at this post:

http://foresterforum.co.za/index.php/topic,3258.msg34592.html#msg34592

It is a roof rack which I have built for myself.  You may consider the same mounting plan, it is simple and cheap.

I will post photo's of my diy cross bars later.

June 24, 2017, 04:19:24 PM
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June 24, 2017, 05:08:50 PM
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