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X3 F25 (2011 - current)
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Old 12-18-2013, 10:33 PM
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Post Roof Rail Installation Part information

I have 2013 X3 without roof rails installed. Has anyone ever installed? roof rails? Im going to buy online and self install. Can I attach a 2007 roof rail to my 2013 if I buy a used online?

Upon looking on the internet for the parts I have found some used roof rails from older x3 models. Are the 2013 model roof rails specific to the year or can I install 2007 x3 roof rails on my 2013?

It seems from my research that there might have been a slight change in the part during that year change from 2012-2013 which might be preventing me from buying a used roof rail system... ??
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Old 12-19-2013, 04:27 AM
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Previous generation roof rails will not be compatible with the new generation X3.
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Old 12-19-2013, 05:54 AM
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Roof Rail Installation Part information

And a few have done this but it requires taking down the headliner once you have the proper rails.


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