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Old 02-10-2013, 09:38 PM   #6 (permalink)
ecks
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Does the B7 A4 audi not have pin points for the rack? I can't remember if my B7 had it but my B8 has points for the thule rack to "grab" into and I think it definitely helps keep it secure.

My guess is the distance between the towers was too wide, I had that happen the first time I put mine on and it definitely felt loose at a stop. At 65 I can see how if one side moved a little it would throw the whole thing off.

Is there anything you can claim under car insurance or homeowners insurance? Sucks that it happened, but I wouldn't not trust the rack, just constantly keep checking it. Good luck.
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