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Old 05-19-2011, 10:06 AM
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Default Driving with a bed on the roof...?

Not with my Ranger, haha.

Alright, long story short - I'm flying out to Denver, and driving back with my friend, thats moving in with me. She has a 1999 VW Golf, and the interior will have enough room for all her stuff with the seats folded down and such, but the matress. I am trying to convince her to sell it, because 1400 miles w/ a bed on the roof would suck. She's really stuborn on bringing it, and etc... lol.

But, do you guys think it would be okay? Like safety wise?

Idk, just your opinions I guess.

Oh, and no roof racks. =[

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Old 05-19-2011, 10:09 AM
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Um as long as she doesnt do like those IKEA comercials, but I wouldnt bringing it esp with no roof rack.
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Old 05-19-2011, 10:09 AM
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Just don't be one of those guys you see driving down the freeway with half the mattress standing up like a big sail. LOL
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Old 05-19-2011, 10:30 AM
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Default Re: Driving with a bed on the roof...?

You will have to cut a hole in the bed so the antenna will stick up still, so I say sell the bed...
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Old 05-19-2011, 10:51 AM
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I would sell it, atleast its money toward a new one and if that thing blows off or gets rained on its useless anyway and ya cant sell it at that point
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Old 05-19-2011, 11:15 AM
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I would sell it, atleast its money toward a new one and if that thing blows off or gets rained on its useless anyway and ya cant sell it at that point
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:21 PM
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yeah if was just for a short trip i'd say go for it but 1400 miles? no way.
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:24 PM
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Haha, thanks guys. I may show her this thread, NO ONE I've talked too thinks its a good idea.
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:28 PM
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Haha, thanks guys. I may show her this thread, NO ONE I've talked too thinks its a good idea.
her idea deserves this:


just show her this picture
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:33 PM
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"like"

Lmao!!
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:34 PM
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:41 PM
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Haha, LETS DO THAT.
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:45 PM
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Haha, LETS DO THAT.
1400 miles of that, LOL that works, just hope it isnt windy that day.
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Old 05-19-2011, 01:05 PM
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All I see is a stiff breeze and the mattress ripping off the roof and slapping into a sign or someones windshield. Funny to visualize, but otherwise pretty awful. Sell it
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Old 05-19-2011, 01:09 PM
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At first I thought you were talkin about sellin the car and I thought "Well that's a little extreme". Why go through that much trouble for a mattress? If she REALY wants it, rent a small u-haul and fill that sucker up. That's make the car ride more comfy too.
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