You can run a pretty thick cable along the a-pillar window trim without it blocking your view or getting in the way of the wipers. Lots of good sticky stuff available to make it semi permanent.
Much better than drilling through the roof.
Nice car, wish you all luck with your project. You might want to look elsewhere for your driveshafts however. The XC90 is based on the P2 platform and shares driveline components with the xc70 making them equally ************.
Here's some more information on the subject: http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/mk3-focus/290052-2012-focus-towing-capacity-5.html
In europe max towing speed for all trailers/caravans regardless of vehicle is 80 kph /50 mph. (There are uprated caravans and trailers that can be towed at...
I am by no stretch of the imagination an expert on the matter, but. If you fix the camper to the chassis, there's a good chance you will warp the whole thing. It will probably not like moving with the chassis. I'd say stick with the 3 point system, but maybe beef it up a bit.
Sweet looking ride...
We do this to all our work cars who have lights and antennas on the roof. By far the best soloution in my opinion. No need to cut holes. No need to worry about leakages and you can remove it without leaving a trace.
Lots of great ideas posted. I live in an area that get 17 hours of darkness during winter, so I like drivinglights. What I would do, and probably will when I get a truck/SUV is this: Get two 6"+ pencil beams for the front and a curved lightbar for the roof. Pencil beams will give you more than...
On our work cars we run the cable from the roof lights along the windshield and into a fuse box under the hood. Works great even with HAM-radio wire. The guys who install it use a high grade superglue to fix the cable.