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Old 05-24-07, 05:52 AM   #16
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Actually, i was thinking about putting mine back on since i hardly use my RX.
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Old 05-24-07, 09:09 AM   #17
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I dumped mine and have been happy ever since.
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Old 05-24-07, 09:25 AM   #18
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I dumped mine and have been happy ever since.
Did you remove the long bars and patched the holes or just removed the cross bars?

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Old 05-24-07, 09:39 AM   #19
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Well this is what it looks like now.
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Old 11-12-11, 10:40 PM   #20
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Roof racks certainly don't make sense functionally, certainly don't hold enough weight to justify, cost extra, and make the care look less sleek. A failed attempt to balance the car, top and bottom with chrome look. Everyone please kindly remove them. Ugg
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Old 11-14-11, 10:15 AM   #21
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Unless you're liking the egg/minivan look.. I think roof racks are a necessity, but then most suv drivers are not going off road or doing anything heavy. I have transported a 60" flatpanel, a medium sized shed, and countless trips to IKEA and roof rack is a saver.

I don't know what it's rated for but I would say I've loaded 150 lbs across the cRoss bars
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Old 11-14-11, 10:32 AM   #22
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To me a SUV without the rack looks incomplete. Lexus modified the rack to make it more streamlined, and I did not care for that change. Each to his own ....

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When I bought my rx300 it came with the roof rack installed. I never used it till my friend got me helping him fix his house. He has a gulf rabbit. He needed to buy a 40 foot ladder, and guess who he called. Lol

You'll never know for what or when u needed it.
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Old 11-06-13, 02:34 PM   #24
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Just took mine off of my 2001 RX 300. Looks way better to me! My wife's 2013 RX 450h has the rails and no cross bars. Looks good. Now I have to figure out the cheapest way to paint the rails.

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Just took mine off of my 2001 RX 300. Looks way better to me! My wife's 2013 RX 450h has the rails and no cross bars. Looks good. Now I have to figure out the cheapest way to paint the rails.

I can send the cross bars to anyone who'll just pay postage.
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