Body, Paint & Styling ROOF BARS?

Discussion in '1st Generation (1999-2006)' started by pikeman, Friday 5th Feb, 2016.

  1. pikeman Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    United Kingdom Nick Guisborough
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    Hi everyone just acquired a 2003 HR-V and I have couple of questions?

    It has built in roof rails, which have covers you can remove. However, all the roof bars I can find are designed to "grip" around rails, not bolt on? Can anyone advise of a reasonably priced set of bars?

    Also, it is a 1600 "VTEC" - is this the more powerfull engine??

    many thanks
     
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  3. MickyB Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Think we had a thread previously about a bike rack which may have had reference to roof bars I'll have a look and see. I don't have roof bars on mine no need for them but ill mooch about on the net and see if I can find anything for you.
     
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  4. Pottermus Valued Contributor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    There is a Honda dealer in Belgium called Theys who have a set of genuine Honda HR-V bars in stock. I've bought from him in the past so I know he does international shipping, but he isn't cheap.
     
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  6. MickyB Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Did you get this sorted?
     
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  7. pikeman Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

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    Looking great mate will be ordering soon
     
  8. MickyB Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    What did you go for in the end.

    You should post your HR-V in the garage section for us all to see.
     
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  10. pikeman Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    United Kingdom Nick Guisborough
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    Just fitted the roof bars, were great value and it took 30 mins to fit them. Simples! Thanks all, saved me some money!

    Photo0080. Photo0078. Photo0079.
     
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  11. Ichiban Founder Staff Team

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    Hope the give you good service mate, did you buy them from roofbox website?
     
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  12. MickyB Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    What do they fit onto inside the mounting space. Ie where you took the plastic cover off?
     
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  13. pikeman Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    United Kingdom Nick Guisborough
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    You pop the covers off, there are two tapped holes which you fix the mounting plates to, then bolt the roof bars to the plates, it really is simple.
     
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  14. MickyB Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Notice you are from Guisborough do you know if Buckshees the army surplus store is still open. It's owned by an old army friend of mine.
     
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  15. pikeman Junior Member ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆

    United Kingdom Nick Guisborough
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    I think it (Buckshees) has packed in.
     
  16. MickyB Expert Advisor ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

    Ok thanks.
     
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