roof rack

  1. andys

    Roof bars, boxes and other storage solutions

    It's become more and more apparent that I'm outgrowing the T6 and need to move to something bigger, but I'm really not that keen on any of the alternatives that I've been considering (as well as having to splash out another £20-40k on top of the T6 which is not very sensible when I'm a year or 2...
  2. C

    Small rust patch

    Hi, My van looks to have had roof rails in a past life and I have this small piece of corrosion, and have been quoted £410 to treat and spray is that expensive given the size is so small?.. Thanks
  3. D

    T6 roof bar nut threaded (damaged)

    HI all. I have a 2017 T6 caravelle and i have just tried putting on my roof bars. You have to remove the roof bolt and then screw in your roof bar bolt to secure the roof bar to the roof. BUT! I managed to damage the thread of the nut that sits in the roof! Can anyone advise me on how I can...
  4. A

    Rusty roof bolts

    Hello, have searched for similar posts but can't find anything. Being stuck in doors and looking out the window I have noticed the bolts on the roof have started to go rusty. See attached picture. I guess these are the roof rack bolts. My question is, shall I leave them alone, take them...
  5. Baz..SVT

    Newbie.. Introducing Myself

    Hi all This is my van iv been building for the last 4 months now.. Sorry no colour coded bumpers here..
  6. G

    High Roof Roof Rack Options

    Hi all, I'm currently looking at a 2016 transporter T32 with high roof, but Ineed to be able to fit a roof rack to it. Has anyone out there done this or got any info on which would fit? It'll need to be able to carry the weight of a traditional open canoe. Many thanks, Martyn
  7. P20

    Roof Rack Mounting Bolts

    I’ve bought a 2nd hand rack to carry my kayaks. Are the bolts that come with the T6 suitable for mounting a roof rack with or are they just effectively covers? What thread are they? M6?
  8. B

    Expedition Style Roof Rack Suppliers

    Slowly getting my T6 Kombi accessorised to suit my needs. The van currently has roof rails fitted along with some Thule square steel bars, which are ok, but I am looking to fit an "expedition" type roof rack.. the type which has lots of cross bars forming a platform. Something along the lines of...
  9. D

    Views On Expedition Roof Racks Or Rhino

    so I've got rails at the mo. I ve got 2 canoe brackets but havent used them as i recon i will wreck the roof of my van getting them up there. just seen expedition roof racks they look the hounds hangers , has anyone got one of these? the other is the full rhino rack any views on either cheers
  10. V

    Roof Rack Help!!!!

    I’m in need of a roof rack system to carry 2/3 kids kayaks, I don’t really want to spend to much and I’ve seen a set of bars with cross bars on eBay (new) for £99.99 seems to good to be true!!! Should I buy the eBay ones or stick with VW dealer shop which are probably twice the price?
  11. D

    Roof Rack

    Hi ,I am selling my t5 galv roof rack,can someone please tell me if will it fit a t6 roof. kind regards David
  12. 9

    Roof Rail Channel Bolts Cross Thread Issue

    hi. I’m stuck. I have a T6 and a problem with the gutter rail bolts area. Firstly I have a snapped bolt that I’m going to have to drill out, secondly a bolt had been cross threaded into the housing. The question I have is .. is it possible to replace the bolt housing inside the body work? Has...
  13. O

    Rhino, Van Guard Or Rails

    I need rack to carry upto 4 kayaks, so upto 100kg. What to go for.... Rhino delta bars, vanguard ultibars or does anyone recommend any sturdy rails? Or any other suggestions?
  14. P

    Roof Rack!!

    Hi All I need a roof rack in a bit of a hurry! I don't want roof rails and it's to put a carbon dinghy mast on so doesn't need to be that industrial!!! Plus will not be on the van permanently, anyone get any suggestions please? Just want something simple 2 bars. Any advice appreciated! Nick
  15. Sam Lawson

    Roof Box Ladder

    Hi all, We make regular trips with our Roof Box fitted, and currently i use a rickety old foldable step ladder to get up high enough to pack the box up. It means that i then have to take the ladder with us, rattling around in the boot, otherwise i'm stuck when i get to the other end. Any...
  16. Nick1980

    Expedition Roof Rack With Pop Top

    Just starting now to convert a startline t6. It has the bog standard plastic bumpers but I actually quite like am going to embrace them! Want to go down the route of making it look like an adventure vehicle and really like the look of the black half expedition roof racks but no...
  17. Siperrin

    Roof Bars prep - load-rated?

    Hi everyone, I have the factory fitted roof rack prep on my T6 kombi edition. I want to get some good looking crossbars but quite a few I’ve looked at don’t seem to be load tested and are more for aesthetics? Can anyone recommend some bars that look the part and can actually carry...
  18. Tym

    Using The Lower Thule Roof Rack 753 Foot

    Really new here... posted this originally in ‘wheels and tyres’ hi guys, new on here so apologies if this has been covered already. I need a roof rack system for my t6 swb Kombi. As it’s black I want a black set plus some that aren’t too big. Thule do the new wing bar evo which is both slimline...
  19. Glen starkey

    For Sale Genuine Swb Rhino Roof Rack

    For sale is my aluminium rhino roof rack off my 2016 t6 Great used condition Has 2 extra bars with amber strobe lights Bought this new is 2017 have receipt to prove Rhino pipe tube can be included for extra if needed
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    Roof Rail Leak Free Fixing.

    Got some ebay roof rails and did not want to gorm silicone into and around the fixing holes. Instead I got some M6 threaded bar cut a little longer than the bolts supplied with the rails. I then used the rubber washers that came off the blanking bolts together with a washer and M6 nyloc nut...