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post #1 of 37 Old 01-07-2017, 05:59 PM Thread Starter
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Installed Factory Roof Rails

This weekend I added the factory roof rails.
It didn't take that long maybe an hour and a half.
I think for me the hardest part was making sure the rubber would stay on the aluminum rails. Also doing it in 28 weather didn't help

Next up, fix that nasty horn.
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This weekend I added the factory roof rails.
It didn't take that long maybe an hour and a half.
I think for me the hardest part was making sure the rubber would stay on the aluminum rails. Also doing it in 28 weather didn't help

Next up, fix that nasty horn.
Looks nice.
How much were those and do you have part number for them?

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They do look good, and being that our cars are the same color and trim, it gives me an idea how mine would look if I were to purchase those.
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Looks good. Just picked up the rails and bars today myself. Waiting for a warmer day to install.

Picked mine up for $229 for the rails and $136 for the bars. No Shipping made the price basically the same as buying online. If anyone is looking for these in the Seattle area University Mazda always seems to have better then average price on parts.
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Looks sharp. I've been thinking about adding them as well.
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Looks really good!
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Anyone thinking of installing the rails, don't let the overly-cautious instructions inhibit you.

For instance, prying off the original plastic strip ... one twist of the tape-covered screwdriver and the whole thing pops off. Otherwise, just go slowly and you're golden.

My only disappointment, the cross-bars have more of an arch than I would like.
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Do I see a hood deflector on your car? Which one is it that you have and can you post up a pic of it on your car?

Nice roof racks BTW.

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Do I see a hood deflector on your car? Which one is it that you have and can you post up a pic of it on your car?

Nice roof racks BTW.
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