[Biturbos4] S4 Rack Options

Kyle Owen krowen89 at hotmail.com
Thu Apr 20 10:01:56 EDT 2006

I have the wagon, but the cross bars are the same - I went OEM Audi (for the 
allroad too) + the Thule revolution 1600(?) - works well - I like the fit of 
the OEM and the mounting for attachments seems slick (haven't mounted 
anything but the box,) but I do have some old Thule bike carriers from 
previous rack systems that will not work due to the shape of the bars, which 
will potentially be a bummer some day (If I ever get my bike back on the 

I looked at both, but ended up going Audi, price/quality was comparable, so 
it was just a judgement call, really - I just figured the Audi (I have heard 
it is made by Thule, but who knows?) would be designed specifically to the 
car, vs. a more universal mounting system.

>From: northrup <northrup at crazybug.com>
>To: biturbos4 at audifans.com
>Subject: [Biturbos4] S4 Rack Options
>Date: Wed, 19 Apr 2006 22:59:47 -0400 (EDT)
>what's the prevailing best option for rack options on the B5 S4 sedan?
>Im thinking of getting a Thule box in which to carry one pair of skis, two
>snowboards and some gear.
>Am I going to prefer the Audi branded load bars, or should i go with the
>ones from a vendor like Thule?
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