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Old 20th May 2018, 07:55 AM
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tested that on 120 km/h and didint hear any more noise from it . but im sure it would affect my mpg. .
My mesh roof tray makes a noise once i hit 80km/h. I never thought of it affecting mpg but i guess it would. Good point.
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Old 21st May 2018, 03:05 AM
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I welded my mesh on around every point that it touches frame and in middle. My mesh is from 2 peaces couldnt find one peace that fits me
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Old 21st May 2018, 09:16 AM
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was overnight near lake with my new roof rack , which was empty all time, because i dont have or need such many stuff , not for 2 people at least. but i tried to put sleeping bags and tent on roof to give it kinda purpose look haha



sleeping in car this time not in tent. had air matress which i using in tent wasnt sure will it fit in car , but it did almost. just needed some air down so those sides can fold some to fit in. but when it fit then it was so comfy sleep on it. i even could go more high to car front so i could get more room for legs. was amazing


this all led in morning to those views


i thought if i will like red parts on roof rack ill keep it red. i think it looks ok im getting used to it. its something different from all those black roof rack i see on cars





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Old 21st May 2018, 07:50 PM
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The red bits look good, keep them!
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Old 21st May 2018, 11:32 PM
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you'll end up melting your bumper with that exhaust.

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Old Yesterday, 07:57 AM
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could be but ill wait until that starts happen. what it needs to make there so hot ? driving long time on low gear at high revs or standing with engine idle in place ? tried those couple times already and nothing was melting there. but ill check that from time to time and see . then will change something to stop it happen.

roof rack was just painted one time . and not properly i guess. after rainy night rust started to show on places where was hard to paint. i guess i should sprayed it and not do it with brush .

that exhaust is not so close to bumper. maybe diff mufflers gives out diff temps. mine is not sport muffler for loud sound.

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