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I am going to reply here, from this thread : http://newscionxb.com/2nd_gen_scion_xb_talk/roof_rack_for_xb-t2653.0.html;msg24187;topicseen#new

I had a set of cross racks (base bars) for my previous ride, a New Beetle, that attached to the frame of the roof, above the door and in the channel under the side rubber above the rear window. Bolts tightened them up against the frame, and once tight, they were literally part of the car! They were made by Thule for VW. There was a luggage rack, bike rack, ski rack and a few other accesories that could be added to the base bars.

The nicest thing about them was that they were removable. I only used them on long trips. They made too much noise( I'm kind of a stickler for wind noise) if left on the car. I would never go with a roof rack bolted to the roof that I could not take off. Plus they rob you of gas mileage. Not much, but theses days every mile counts.

Detail of the rear attachment:

With cargo (luggage) rack accessory.


It look like Thule does not carry a roof rack for the xB at this time, but Yakima seems to. http://www.yakima.com/Consumer/Step1.aspx
 

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Not bad, not bad at all. ;)

Can you give us some info on the install?

I wish I could park my box in a garage. The garage my house came with is now a family room :(
 
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