Advice needed on how to fit a roof box please

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  1. errpaul

    errpaul Funster

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    I have re-posted this as I thnik my title was just rubbish before, so will hopefully have more luck this time.

    I'm trying to fit a roof box to our autosleeper pollensa, but having some difficulty:Angry::Doh:

    The MH already has a roof rack, however the cross bars are too close together at the back to mount it safely, and too far apart towards the front. The roof box is not a MH specific one, it's one we used to use on the car for camping (having gone massively over budget on the actual MH, don't wanna shell out for a MH specific one).

    Can anyone suggest anything??? I was thinking some kind of cross bars, similar to those you would use on a car (but much wider obviously).

    We want to have the option to be able take the roof box off (as will still use on car very very occassionally)

    Thanks
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    Hi

    Halfords sell a range of cross bars , Thule and own brand, up to van width .. worth a look ..
     
  3. Jim

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    It will have to be on bars if you don't want it as a permanent fixture. Like Jim said Halfords do a range of roof bars, be prepared for a shock though, they are very expensive:Eeek:

    The fix need to be good if the box has airflow underneath, some act like a wing and generate lift which means a lot of pressure on your fixings.
     
  4. Reallyretired

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    I put a car one on my Dethleffs using the existing roof bars. These were adjustable howewver with just loosening a nut at each end they could be repositioned.
     
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