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Old 03-05-2012, 12:03 PM   #301
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i like the list.
i too want a roof rack.
and i want some damn mudflaps too.... esp since i have a new mod coming, i want to help keep my car cleaner.

love the whole build, but i've said that before.
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Old 03-05-2012, 02:48 PM   #302
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and i want some damn mudflaps too.... esp since i have a new mod coming, i
Now you got me curious.



I already have a Yakima roof rack but it takes a stretch kit to fit over the doorless back of the hatch. I'm hoping to get the kit ordered tomorrow along with a struts and a few other items.
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Old 03-05-2012, 03:23 PM   #303
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i want to get one that doesnt use the door mounts. hmm... if i could only find a junk'ed kona or something. i want the one made for the fofo hatch.
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Old 03-05-2012, 04:46 PM   #304
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I <3 my Kona rack very much. lol It comes in handy for my bikes. I mean it takes alot longer to put them on the roof rather than the hatch, but it saves my interior, doesnt make me have to vacuum it out as much, not have to fold and unfold the seats, anddd it looks way cooler. lol
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Old 03-06-2012, 06:34 AM   #305
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I really like the Kona rack too and that would have been my first choice, but this Yakima was very cheap (Free) and even with the stretch kit, it's not a bad deal. Plus, it's very easy to take on and off the car, I'm not sure if the Kona is the same way.
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One item off the to do list: Tinted headlights.

I was going to try window tint like I used on the fog lights, but I decided it was worth trying to get it to sit flat with the curve of the headlight. Plus, I don't want it to turn purple a few month. Instead I used spray on tint and am happy with the results. It does make the light a little dimer at night but it's not much and now it gives me an excuse to get some HID's or something.


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I really like the Kona rack too and that would have been my first choice, but this Yakima was very cheap (Free) and even with the stretch kit, it's not a bad deal. Plus, it's very easy to take on and off the car, I'm not sure if the Kona is the same way.
It would be very very annoying, but it would take 10 minutes or so to take my kona rack off.
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If I had one, it would stay on. I would use it like twice a week
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yeah mine stays on. now that it is spring I will use it once or twice a day again!
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I don't really plan on using my rack much for the short term so I don't think I'll keep it on much, but I want to get a luggage carrier someday for long trips. I also want to get a kayak; hopefully this might happen this year. The only thing I would really use it for right now is for a bike but I already have a hitch mount and I like how it keeps the bike out of the air stream (see avatar, the bikes back there somewhere).
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