Hi Ive got the doblo family too. If you want the longitudinal roof bars you have to buy a doblo with the bars already fitted as this is an optional extra fitted at the factory only. As your car has no roof rails you will need either the 3 bars from fiat or some from Halfords or Thule or whatever. I bought the fiat ones. These come in 2 types standard or Topline. I went for the cheaper standard ones.
Thanks Ozzie the roofbox I bought was a real cheapie from ebay. It had fixed mounting points for the U bolts. This is my first roofbox and I presumed that all boxes were like this and you were supposed to slide your bars along the rails to suit your particular box if you see what I mean. Of course you cant do this with the fixed fiat bars so I had to drill new holes in the box. My box isnt really big
Originally Posted by ashy_2002 I bought our roof box from halfords... halfords own brand a long and thin type one............ Had to drill new holes to make it fit over the three bars... also with the oval streamlined silver alloy bars ... try to get a typical cycle carrier to fit.... had to resort to obtaining exhuast clamps (they are oval) and some steel strips drilled to get them to fit mind you they are better than the originals Glad Im not the only one whos had trouble fitting a roofbox to a doblo I still think it would be easier with the rails and sliding bars.
Originally Posted by fronteratech ebay usually some about or httpwww.direct4x4.co.ukp-140-fia...oof-rails.aspx httpcgi.ebay.co.ukfiat-doblo-ALUMINIUM-roof-railS-SKI-bars-RACK-CARGO-MRV-260402545957cmdViewItem&ptUK_CarsParts_Vehicles _CarParts_SM&hashitem3ca1338525 httpwww.uk-tuning.comacatalogroof_rails.html Those first 2 links are the same company & the rails look identical to mine - I would avoid
Thanks. I will look at eBay. Is yours a version 2 doblo Would these sort of bars be ok on a new model At least no rush..... Thanks again.
Originally Posted by Rustymini There are some aftermarket roof rails on ebay at the moment. Sorry I dont know how to put a link on for it. Description is roof rail set fiat doblo. Auction number is 360021306334. Has anyone had any experience of these bars i.e. do they fit Any comments would be welcome before I spend my hard earned cash. heres the link doblo roof rails they look like the same type that Sludgeguts has got I think...
Originally Posted by Tango Dioblo Hi Macin Ive tried to find them online but those 2 words arent quite enough (for me at least ) Could you give any more clues Id love to see a picture too when the snow clears - photos make it much easier to see just how good accessories look. Thanks Rob Alright. The weather got a bit better so tomorrow I will try and take a picture. Since I use Thule bars I have already
Ive exchanged some emails with Neumann and the news isnt good. Although they would be happy to ship to the UK the bars arent intended to be fitted to the standard points Amazingly they apparently get rivetted on through clear holes drilled through the roof I quote Message 1 Our technology of fixation includes drilling in the roof and fixation by means of rivets without damaging inside upholstery. As
The quest still continues........... This photo is (I think) from a motorshow in Turkey (where Dobs are made ) and look at the great roof rails. (Probably need to click photo to get bigger size). Anyone got any mates in Turkey Ive tried translating roof rack into Turkish and using Google but no success. Attached Thumbnails   __________________ Peter Hayes doblo 1.9 (120) Dynamic 2007   Quote
Hi The roof bars on doblos in Turkey are located front to back and they look really stylish. However they are not really very useful for carrying things unless you lash some wood accross the bars Steve
Originally Posted by SteveinTurkey Hi The roof bars on doblos in Turkey are located front to back and they look really stylish. However they are not really very useful for carrying things unless you lash some wood accross the bars Steve or fit some of these...
Originally Posted by SteveinTurkey Hi The roof bars on doblos in Turkey are located front to back and they look really stylish. However they are not really very useful for carrying things unless you lash some wood accross the bars Steve Exactly the kind of thing I do but then again Im a pikey & not prepared to lay out loads of cash for a couple of metal bars that Ill only use once a flood. The reason
Got your roof rails yet Pleased with them I want to get some sort of roof bars before Whit week and am using your recommendation or not on these bars from Direct 4x4.
Originally Posted by big_bird_17 hi Giara.. hope this helps got sum stuff my self from here httpwww.chrome-accessories.comindex.html Ive just put rails on mine from that site. They arent bad although I have to say they arent perfect. See... httpwww.fiatforum.comdoblo11117...ailable-2.html for my pics. Today Ive had to drop some silicon sealant into the holes to cover the bolts. The plugs supplied with the rails seem to have disappeared (well two of them have).
Have to say they look so much better than mine httpwww.fiatforum.comdoblo11117...ailable-2.html Have to say that although the rails are really useful I have on occasion had to be really careful as the rails almost come apart when strapping on something narrower - I took a couple of single beds to the tip.
Novitech do some but you wont be able to add bars onto them after (go to their shop section for prices ). If you look at this thread and go to the last post you can see a different type but as you say have not been able to find these anywhere. I will try and contact the guy who owns that doblo but hes foreign so there may be a language barrier
Just a quick comment to say that I think those bars look excellent. Great lateral thinking Poperon
How strange. Ive had my rails on for about 5 years & not had that problem
I cant understand why they dont come up with a set of rails that can be turned through 90 deg to form a pair of bars. Surely its not impossible to have 4 feet bolted to the roof with a pair of rails going front to back & you simply perhaps unlock a couple of clips & turn the rails to meet a footplate on the opposite side & lock it into place. I like my rails but sometimes its a PITA to carry the cross bars around all the time so I have to remember to pack them when I thnk Im going to need them. Mind you its also about time fiat offered some overhead storage options for that vaulted roof.
If I can resurrect this thread Ive got a similar question. Just got a 201011 doblo with roof rails already fitted - pretty sure as standard - they are quite chunky looking. Never had roof rails before - been looking at the Thule site but not totally sure what I need. Am I right in thinking that as I have the rails already on the car that roof bars are more or less universal fit - or do I need a bar that is specific to the fiat roof rails Thanks
Those bars do look good but I have my eye on some thule accessories so would prefer their square section bars - nobody on here fitted them The rails would look great and allow quick fitting removal of bars but Ive had a look elsewhere on here and the fit is not great if these are the same ones...
Originally Posted by Will K roof rails roof bars but as longs as possible as I will be carring upto 6 boats Towbar Blacking out the back windows Many Thanks Will Hi Will roof rails are a factory fitted option but there are after market ones out there but they are not always good quality. Direct 4x4 supply them. The best roof bars are the fiat aero bars but they are pricey. They do come up on ebay sometimes
Originally Posted by T14086 excellent.....pics please its the best car i have driven so far i tend to keep a car and run it to the ground but i think this will out live me. Attached Thumbnails   __________________ fiat Forum Useful Links Donate to FF    Buy FF Merchandise    Classifieds    FF Insurance    How-to Guides    FAQs   Quote   19-04-2011
Does anyone know of any other make of bolt on roof rails like the ones in that link Do fiat make them The salesman at the dealer told me that the rails are a factory fitment only but he didnt seem very clued in about accessories. He thought the ally bars were a factory option only untill I pointed them out to him in the brochure
Mine are a quadrant-shaped cross-section. Because the mid support is offset from the middle there is only one way the bars will fit BUT because the ends come off (they fell off as I removed them from the wrapping) these look to fit any end. Looking at the view from my bedroom window the rear brackets seem to have dimpled the roof slightly. The feet of the supports arent the right fit for the recesses
Im not too sure certainly reduce the crosswindturbulence you get with both front windows open. Because of this I reckon noise is slightly reduced. You also lose some visibility - although they arent very wide & they are see-through (to a degree). Just been looking around for roof rails one company supplies heaps of add-ons for the dobbie... Chrome bits for around all the handles chrome bits for around
Ive mounted some LEDs in the front grille they are clusters of 22 LEDs and fit perfectly in the grille. Alternatively if you dont want to drill too many holes in the body how about looking on ebay for cheap nudge bars & mounting spots etc on the rails Or how about a roof bar with the spots mounted across the front