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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 12-02-2012, 07:11 PM
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E36 Roof Rack

Ok, I am looking for a roof bike mount. My 325 has nothing on the moment (no mounts/racks at all) and I was wondering if I can even get one, because all of them I have found are supposed to mount to a BMW roof rack, and I haven't found one to buy, and even if I did, I don't know if I could mount it (I don't like the fact that I have to drill through the roof). Anyway, does anyone know of any bike racks that mount straight to the roof or know how I could get a factory BMW roof rack?
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Old 12-02-2012, 07:21 PM
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Sorry if this is a little confusing. After all, I am not an English major
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:24 PM
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:31 PM
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if you're not opposed to buying one new (they're f-ing pricy) Thule or Yakima sell them. Make sure you buy the one for the sedan, the couple and sedan roof racks are very different and not interchangeable. I bought a used one last year, and sold it to a fellow 'fester this year, they come and go as people have the need for them. Like Jonesin said Los has one that he just removed, however it may just be for the winter, but for the right price i think he'll part with it.
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:33 PM
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My bad!!!

I didn't really look, just saw the 325i 5 in his sig and read it as 325is

Ken is completely right, go for a Sedan one, not one for a coupe.
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Old 12-02-2012, 09:37 PM
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My bad!!!

I didn't really look, just saw the 325i 5 in his sig and read it as 325is

Ken is completely right, go for a Sedan one, not one for a coupe.
it's okay, you're still my favorite bimmer driving canadian. don't tell DF
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:24 PM
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I was searching for one for about 4 months....

Just have to keep looking. Check the classified section here, eBay, and Craigslist.
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Old 12-03-2012, 06:38 PM
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Ok, thanks guys. I will keep looking.
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