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by RPaul
Thu Apr 14, 2022 10:22 pm
Forum: Main Mazda CX3 chat
Topic: Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?
Replies: 10
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Re: Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?

Please post a Pic of your install. Would like to see the results. Best of luck. Thanks mate - I'll take a snap tomorrow; it's dark now. But basically, reporting back... Installed them today, and it couldn't be any easier. Took me between an hour and two - hard to be precise, since I was on and off ...
by RPaul
Thu Apr 14, 2022 12:14 am
Forum: Main Mazda CX3 chat
Topic: Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?
Replies: 10
Views: 1162

Re: Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?

Thanks frog8fly! I just picked them up - both the bars and the mouldings, although just mouldings, not rails like yours. I'll try to do it myself - I've seen a few bits of advice and instructions online, and it seems like a straightforward enough process. I do feel a bit apprehensive about pulling o...
by RPaul
Mon Apr 11, 2022 2:18 pm
Forum: Main Mazda CX3 chat
Topic: Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?
Replies: 10
Views: 1162

Re: Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?

Hi Paul, Just wondered what the advantage changing the strips makes over ordinary roof rack bar mounts as I need to fit some Thule Areo bars . Hiya, The reason why I decided to go for the Mazda ones are the feet. The Thule foot packs showing as suitable for the CX-3 have clamps that go over the sid...
by RPaul
Mon Apr 11, 2022 2:03 pm
Forum: Main Mazda CX3 chat
Topic: Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?
Replies: 10
Views: 1162

Re: Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?

Not done it personally, but you prise up the windscreen end of the moulding and then pop it off clips along its length, and then install the new mouldings that have cut-outs to reveal the bolt holes in the roof. e.g. this YouTube video - https://youtu.be/qW3ZV2aJtMw?t=90 The following shows an illu...
by RPaul
Thu Mar 31, 2022 11:31 pm
Forum: Main Mazda CX3 chat
Topic: Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?
Replies: 10
Views: 1162

Mounting genuine roofbar mouldings - how difficult is it?

Hi Folks, Just got myself a CX-3... A question about mounting the roofbars, the mouldings in particular. How difficult is it to replace the original mouldings with the roofbar-compatible ones? Is it a matter of just undoing a couple of screws or something similar, or is there anything arcane about i...