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Can anyone just answer this question. Where to purchase a OEM looking roof rack, as shown in the Soul commercials. Just purchased my Soul exclaim friday. with cash for clunkers by the Obamanation. My wife completely loves this car. Its perfect. I just want a roof rack to complete the look.
thanks in advance, my fellow souls.:)
btw, would also love to find the SOUL front license plate. be safe friends.
 

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What you are seeing is the Canadian Soul.

Check with your dealer about after purchase install.

"Just answering the question" includes the fact that
Yakima had a model available but the word is that they
stopped selling them due to roof damage.

A search will show that a couple of our members have
had other racks installed or installed themselves. Hang
on and I'm sure they will join in to help with some info.

By the way... welcome to our happy, lil forum where
many have reaped reward from Obamanation CARS
tradeins..... :)
 

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I have posted this a few times however I will post again.

The OEM roof rack is cut into the top of the car, for the most part you could do it except for 2 holes that actually go through the roof.

If you have a roof rack that you want to remove, thats another story as you would have to have a custom plug, or have new metal weldied in, either way I wouldn't recomend it.

Please see attached pics of when I had the roof rack off to paint it.


Cheers,

SOUL4U
 

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That piece looks like just the trim/molding on the top of every car. I don't have the roof rack. I have had that piece taken off and replace because of the hail damage I received. If you don't want it anymore it looks like you can just order that same piece just whole and snap it back on. That piece just snaps on and off. I was really shocked to watch them do that part!
 

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thanks for the response. what roof rack did you purchase. model numbers and size is a help too. thanks again, robert
 

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Good luck with the Soul and welcome from out of Holland.
Where you get the roof rack standard,....... starting from X-tra Soul.
 

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Asked for the racks also but my dealer said the roof isn't strong enough to support great amount of weight. The weight seems to pull the sides into the middle. I'm just waiting right now, but may change my mind and leave it alone and not put one on.
 

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Can anyone just answer this question. Where to purchase a OEM looking roof rack, as shown in the Soul commercials. Just purchased my Soul exclaim friday. with cash for clunkers by the Obamanation. My wife completely loves this car. Its perfect. I just want a roof rack to complete the look.
thanks in advance, my fellow souls.:)
btw, would also love to find the SOUL front license plate. be safe friends.
IMHO, the ones Dyna Sport by Perrycraft looks stock.
Here is the link:
http://www.buyautotruckaccessories....perrycraft-dynasport-roof-rack/doapps.1/#apps

Here are some pixs:




 

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IMHO, the ones Dyna Sport by Perrycraft looks stock.
Here is the link:
http://www.buyautotruckaccessories....perrycraft-dynasport-roof-rack/doapps.1/#apps

I was checking your rig out in another thread (I think)- while I would prefer to have a factory unit that uses the existing channels (as it should have been), I like your set up. Who are your accessories from? Same place? What brand are they? I'd be looking for a bike rack and a kayak rack.

I'd rather put a hitch on the back for a rear bike rack, but my dealership won't commit to whether a small hitch on the back will void my powertrain warranty. Other markets get a tow rating, but we don't.:mad: GRRRR.
 

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IMHO, the ones Dyna Sport by Perrycraft looks stock.
Here is the link:
http://www.buyautotruckaccessories....perrycraft-dynasport-roof-rack/doapps.1/#apps

I was checking your rig out in another thread (I think)- while I would prefer to have a factory unit that uses the existing channels (as it should have been), I like your set up. Who are your accessories from? Same place? What brand are they? I'd be looking for a bike rack and a kayak rack.

I'd rather put a hitch on the back for a rear bike rack, but my dealership won't commit to whether a small hitch on the back will void my powertrain warranty. Other markets get a tow rating, but we don't.:mad: GRRRR.
I got my High Roller bike and FatCat4 ski/snowboard racks at rackattack. They are made by Yakima.

Here is the link on their site:
http://www.rackattack.com/product-pages/yakima-highroller.asp
http://www.rackattack.com/product-pages/yakima-fatcat-4.asp


If you are interested in a hitch, you can get them at etrailer.com. Here's the link on their site.
http://www.etrailer.com/hitch-2010_Kia_Soul.htm
 
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