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Mondeo Estate Owners - I Need A Measurement Please!
Posted 21 June 2012 - 07:29 PM
I'm after a big favour from someone with a MK4 Mondeo Estate with factory fitted roof rails. I'm getting some roof rails retrofitted by a local bodyshop next week and they have asked for a measurement so they can ensure they position the rails correctly. I have sourced the rails from a breakers yard and bought new securing nuts from Ford so all I need now is tell them exactly where they fit. I expect that once the bodyshop has removed the headlining it will be obvious where the rails should fit and it will just be a question of drilling through the top skin of the roof in the right places but just in case it isn't obvious I could do with the measurement.
I have found a photo of a MK4 Mondeo Estate roof - any chance someone could go out with a tape measure (if it ever stops raining!) and post the measurement please (I've highlighted the measurement I need in the image below which shows the back of a MK4 estate with the tailgate open)
Thanks in advance. I'll post a picture of my car with and without the rails once the job is done.
Posted 26 June 2012 - 07:57 PM
Do you know the details of hoe they are fitted. One of the front mountings on mine is loose and I don't know if I'll have to remove the headlining and tighten it from underneath. Is there a way to remove the covers without doing that?
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Posted 10 August 2012 - 04:27 PM
I have been thinking of retro fitting roof rails to 09 estate. How big a job was it for the body shop, ie in and out in a day?
Posted 10 August 2012 - 09:24 PM
Good luck with finding some MK4 estate rails - I phoned a few breakers and eventually got lucky. My local Ford dealer couldn't even provide part numbers except for the securing nuts.
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