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  1. Utility, Protection, and Towing
    I have a 2017 Subaru crosstrek and I’m looking for recommendations on cross bars for the roof and a kayak carrier that will work with it. Any suggestions?
  2. General Discussion Forum
    Hi all, Couple questions on roof racks. I have a '16 Crosstrek. I have a couple of questions... 1. I need the crossbars, after-market non-Subaru? yes or no? Which brands are good. 2. Which brands of ski racks do people recommend? Thanks!
  3. Utility, Protection, and Towing
    Just bought my Factory crossbars and Yakima J-hook kayak carrier and something is completely wrong. I followed the directions works for word and it just doesn’t look safe. Seems like a poor design right from the start. I’ve included pictures. Please help me out.
  4. General Discussion Forum
    Hello everyone. I Am getting down to the details before I place my order on a 2019 CrossTreke Premium 2. I definitely want to carry bikes. Kayaks and skis on the roof but I am wondering if it need factory installed crossbars? I know Yakima has removable crossbars. I am wondering if there is a...
  5. Appearance and Body
    Bought some great crossbars from aliexpress and Just got them, took 10 days to arrive with DHL. placed between the rails and aerodynamics, absolutely quiet at 88mph.(just below the flux capacitor kicks in ;)) if anyone looking for crossbars for the xv choose option c. XV CROSSBARS
  6. Utility, Protection, and Towing
    Does anyone know the model/length needed to fit the top of the rails? I was recommended the 7502 model but there are (4) lengths.
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, New to the Subaru scene, just sold my '08 Jeep SRT8, she had many mods and lots of power so this 152hp is going to be interesting. I ordered my 2018 Limited DGM Crosstrek on Nov. 4th, 2017.....finally got her last weekend, 11 weeks later. I've had her for less than a week and...
  8. Appearance and Body
    Not sure if this is posted somewhere else, but I'm looking for a good way to mount my new GO RHINO SR-40 basket. I'd like to have it sit below the crossbars, so I'm thinking about running the bars through the basket and flipping the mounting hardware. Anyone else have a better way they can...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Just wanted to say hello! Purchased a 2016 Subaru Crosstrek about 6 months ago and have been loving it! Stumbled across this forum in my searching for reviews/recommendations on roof racks for the Crosstrek. Looking forward to spending time here!
  10. General Discussion Forum
    I have the Thule aeroblades and just got an ARB awning. Trying to figure out how to mount it. If you have have some pictures of what you used or fabricated I would like to see. Post some pics!
  11. Appearance and Body
    Installed my new roof basket the other day! Really loving the way it looks! I'll answer some questions I've seen asked across the forum. INSTALL: Took about 40min total. I worked at a fairly slow pace. Be careful tightening the screws that go into the wind fairing. The basket weighs...
  12. Utility, Protection, and Towing
    I am getting my first Crosstrek (First Subaru!) this Thursday. I am really wanting to get a fishing kayak as well, but I am not sure about which bars and carrying rack to get. I was thinking the OEM aero bars, but I have heard mixed reviews of them working with J racks. The kayak will be...
  13. Utility, Protection, and Towing
    Hi, I have a 2016 XV Crosstrek Premium manual. Now that I've had the car for a few weeks, I'm finding I need to start using the roof rack. What trim comes with the factory crossbars installed? Or is that an option on all trims? Since mine didn't come with them, I'm likely going to go Thule...
  14. Crosstrek / XV Pictures
    This is my first post here, and I am glad to be part of this forum. Looking forward to seeing the expanding Crosstrek world around me! I became the owner of my first ever Subaru in November of 2015. It's safe to say I fell in love at first sight, and every day I fall more and more in love with...
  15. Appearance and Body
    Hello forum, I'm new to the forum, and I'm looking for some help on accessory issue. Having fit problems on my XV, can't seem to fit a YAKIMA carbonite skybox 16 on my XV. Have OEM aero crossbars installed. Guy at the local ski shop tried to install on XV, and we moved the claws and the bars...
  16. For Sale / Freebies
    Selling a pair of used Aero Crossbars for 2013+ all hardware included. I used them with a Thule box a few times so they are a bit scuffed on top but not too bad. I traded in my Crosstrek so these have just been in my closet. $100 to pick up in Boston or I can ship to lower 48 (you pay shipping).
  17. For Sale / Freebies
    Hi, I'm looking for a Yakima or Thule set of crossbars with the mounting foot packs (to attach to side rails). Ideally I'd like a 48 inch set. Round or square would be preferred since they are less expensive, but I'd consider Aero for the right price. I don't plan to have these on my roof full...
  18. New Member Introductions
    Hello Everyone, We are looking into getting a Crosstrek and wondered if anyone has used a RTT (Roof Top Tent) such as AutoHome's Maggiolina Carbon Fiber on top of the roof racks? We are wanting to have a remote access vehicle that also provides some sleeping space. Ever since we spied our...
  19. Appearance and Body
    Hey guys, so I went on a camping trip this weekend and had two kayaks on the roof. I have the aero bars and space seemed very limited up there, not to mention that the aero bars have a slight angle and stuff you attach to it is not going to be straight. Has anyone had the aero bar then decided...
  20. Appearance and Body
    I just thought I'd post a few pix of the roof basket I recently installed on my OEM Aero Crossbars. It's a RAGE Powersport Products cargo carrier. It basically comes in two halves; you slide the ends together and sink in a few screws, then install a few cosmetic panels including a smoked...