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    confused Roof rails??

    as a few of you know i am after a sig and am wondering if it is possible to remove the roofbars??

    i know they dont stick out too much but i would notice they are there :P

    as i want such a rare spec i hope the roofbars wont be a problem :S

    just shout out guys

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    Lol, you'll probably find a load of people on here that would bite your arm off for the roof rails if you don't want them, they're really sought after by people with Signums and Vec estates as they weren't standard fit on many and were an option on most. Personally I think the roof rails make them look a lot better (got them on my estate), but it's all down to personal taste of course
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    you are right ian wish i had them on my vec estate been looking everywhere for a good set at a reasonable price

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    Have to agree with Ian. They make the signum and estate IMHO

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    Rudd if you get one with them on I'll have them off you no probs

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    you'll have more chance of actually buying one without roof bars ...as Ian said they are a great addition ...
    retro fitted ones wont actually take a load ,as the roof is strengthened when ordering with roof rails.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soulman View Post
    you'll have more chance of actually buying one without roof bars ...as Ian said they are a great addition ...
    retro fitted ones wont actually take a load ,as the roof is strengthened when ordering with roof rails.
    Really? I wonder how many people dont know that

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    Yeh, I'd kill for a set of nice shiney rails too but had to make do with a car without them. not sure I'd retro-fit them as sure as fate when I sell the car the next owner would probably try to use them and make a mess of the roof!

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    there is NO difference in the roof struckture if you have roofrails or NOT..

    The Signum and vectra c estate both can carry 100 kg on the roof.

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    I thought I had read somewhere that retro fitting the roof rails didn't make them load bearing unlike the factory fit ????

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