Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 22:01:27 -0700
From: "Michael Glover" <>
Subject: Re: Why Second Hand Roof Bars Too Wide for my New 900?

I guess your roof bars could be for the "old" classic 900 - these were narrower than the GM 900 / 9.3 series. Mike Glover Leicester UK "Dransfield" <> wrote in message > I've just bought some Saab roof bars for my New 900, but they appear > to be about an inch too wide (when done up as tight as they go). > > Any ideas why this is? > > The pegs it in the holes on the car okay (on one side at a time of > course!), and there's even a label on one of the bars which says "Saab > 900 5D" (mine is a 5 Door). > > Did they change the widths of new 900s at some stage (mine's a 1997), > > Also, am I missing some 'feet' which put some weight onto the edge of > the roof? - As they are at the moment, all the weight of any load > would be taken on those 4 'pegs'. > > TIA, > Dransfield

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