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Water in 3 door roof rails !

Discussion in 'Land Rover Freelander' started by Ian jones, Sep 4, 2012.

  1. Ian jones

    Ian jones Well-Known Member

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    Hello all , decided to remove the hardback last sunday , as the sun was out , a rare thing this year , by the book for a change , remove roof rails first which we did and found them to have filled with water :eek: in the 3 main sections , the rails have been left on the car for nearly 3 years so this is the first time ive come across this problem , any one else had this , i have drilled a small drain hole in each section so hopefully this will stop the build up of water in them IS THIS ANOTHER LAND ROVER EXPERIENCE :rolleyes:
     
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    Better MPG with our that extra weight lol
     
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    have had the rails on mine since the day I got it, never had water in the rails (yet). That's going on 5 years now.
     
  4. Ian jones

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    Every little helps :D
     
  5. Ian jones

    Ian jones Well-Known Member

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    Mine must have been made on a friday afternoon :eek:
     
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    LOL this never gets old :D! That's just hilarious. Nice fix though, are they alloy or steel?
     
  7. Ian jones

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    Alloy , with steel rivets holding the tubing to the cast alloy bits, the water was clear with no rust
     
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    That's good then, a mate just bought some for his 3dr so he'll be interested in this :).
     
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    No he won't! Bloody leaky Freelanders:D
     
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    You got em yet then?
     
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    Nope. Hopefully today?! Bidding on a rack too! £9.99;) got a tailgate trim on the way too:D