source for roof rack bars?

Peter Schulz peschulz at
Fri Jul 26 11:30:36 EDT 2002

At 01:11 PM 7/25/2002 -0700, jim catterson wrote:
>i am looking for replacement bars for the oem rack on the avant,  not
>the cross bars but the tubes that run length wise on the rack...all of
>the chrome on mine has gone elsewhere.  any lister have any ideas on
>this?  went to the dealer and first the parts guy insisted that the oem
>rack was aftermarket [!] and then he fell back on the fact that he had
>no part numbers for them and would have to call audi [!!].  that was
>two days ago and still no response
>jim catterson
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Check out your local auto recyclers.

Audi 5000 and 100 avant racks also fit.

Picked up a rust free set of racks and the rear wiper & motor from an 1987 5000s Avant (FWD. automatic tranny) and the racks bolted right up.
for $40.


Peter Schulz
1990 CQ
1991 200 20v TQW indigo mica
1991 200 20v TQW titanium grey
Chelmsford, MA USA
peschulz at

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