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Which roof box should I go for? We sell a huge range of roof boxes and there is no such thing as a particular box for a particular car. In fact you can usually fit any box on any car, a huge box on a small car is not usually a problem - if you really ne...
How much can I fit on my roof bars? Lots of people will want to fit as much as they can on the roof, we have lots of experience in helping you achieve this. You can find some tips and examples to show how much you can fit on your roof bars. You also nee...
Roof box keys are usually stored in a small clear plastic bag. This bag is normally taped to the side of the base of the roof box, so this is where you would expect to find the keys when you first receive the roof box. However, the tape of the bag can g...
A left hand opening box will open from the passenger side. A right hand opening box will open from the driver's side.
Don't worry, roof boxes are always delivered locked and the keys won't be inside the roof box. They are usually taped to the outside of the roof box but sometimes this can become loose and detach from the roof box, you will usually find them somewhere ...
Lots of our roof boxes are long enough to accommodate skis and snow boards, check the length of your gear and the internal dimensions of the roofbox you are interested to make sure. You can also buy ski carriers that fit inside some roof boxes to make loa...
Our roof boxes come in a variety of different colours including grey, metallic silver, black and gloss black. We even sell white roof boxes. Please click here [http://www.roofbox.co.uk/roof-boxes/] to see our range of roof boxes and click on the individ...
All roof boxes will make some noise when in use, this may be more obvious when it is less full. You can usually reduce the amount of noise by moving the position of the bars on the roof (if this is possible on your vehicle) and/or moving the box forwards ...
We supply spare keys for KAMEI roof boxes. They cost £7.50 each plus P color: #000000;\">HERE [1] for details and on-line ordering. Please make a note in the comments box of the barrel or key number you require. We try to keep most keys in stock. How...
Using a roof box will reduce fuel economy but probably not by as much as you would expect, usually a few MPG. Fuel economy when using a roof box will be better than if you are carrying bikes on the roof or on a high-mount tailgate carrier or using the roo...
If you are going on a ferry you will need to remember to book a space with room for your roof box or bike if you carry it on the roof, as this may cause your vehicle to be classed in a different vehicle category.
Some tips for loading your roof box: * Most people find they can fit more in the roof box if they are carrying luggage in soft bags rather than rigid suitcases * Buggies and pushchairs can be fairly bulky - it's often best to put these in the ca...
Left is UK passenger side. Right is UK driver side.
Spare keys are available, they cost £7.50 each plus P&P. Please click HERE [http://www.roofbox.co.uk/scripts/rbvehsel4.php?emulate=search&query=21545] for details and on-line ordering. Please make a note in the comments box of the brand of roof box you ...
You will need a set of car-specific roof bars to mount your box onto. Once you have a set of bars, any box will fit within reason. If you purchased the aluminium "aerobars" you may also require T-track adapters. It's worth trying to visualise how the bo...
Will it be a problem using a longer box on a shorter vehicle? NO! The most important thing to consider is that you choose a roof box that will suit your needs. You don't want to find that you cannot fit everything in the roof box next time you use it, o...
You can use this table to see which adapters are required for different types of aero bar and roof box combinations. If your roof box or roof bar is not listed in the table above we may still be able to suggest adapters. If you would like further informat...
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