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luggage rack sedan vs wagon
« on: January 05, 2014, 07:02:03 PM »
Does anyone know if Ford made a sedan/runabout specific luggage rack or is the station wagon luggage rack interchangeabl e. Specifically, I have a '74 station wagon luggage rack and wondering if it could fit a '72 sedan. Thanks for any info anyone can provide.

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Re: luggage rack sedan vs wagon
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2014, 10:12:28 PM »
You shouldn't have any problems mounting the rack on the roof. You can cut them down to make it fit if you need to. the bars are hollow. Thanks Chester
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Re: luggage rack sedan vs wagon
« Reply #2 on: January 06, 2014, 03:05:03 AM »
measure the length...take into consideration the curvature of the roof
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Re: luggage rack sedan vs wagon
« Reply #3 on: January 06, 2014, 04:53:14 PM »
have one of each and by just looking from car to car they look different at the mounting brackets the hatch-sedan is way more curved and the wagon looks more flat, but good luck!!

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Re: luggage rack sedan vs wagon
« Reply #4 on: January 06, 2014, 10:46:03 PM »
I too would bet the curvature of the footing pieces would need to be more curved on the sedan roof. I have wagon one and the feet are pretty close to flat both ends.

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Re: luggage rack sedan vs wagon
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2014, 06:21:04 PM »
Thanks for the reponses.
I have a wagon rack and just carefully placed it on my sedan roof and it looks like the curvature would not work.
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Re: luggage rack sedan vs wagon
« Reply #6 on: January 22, 2014, 12:30:09 PM »
While we're on the topic of roof racks, has anyone used a rack off of a different vehicle from a junkyard, like an SUV or van? I have tossed the idea around, but the good junk yards are a good ways away from me, so making the drive just to investigate such an idea is a little prohibitive.