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Cross bars, OEM or aftermarket?

I have a need for crossbars for a bike rack and paddleboard transport. Yakima and Thule both offer nice aerodynamic bars. How would these options compare to factory bars?

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Re: Cross bars, OEM or aftermarket?

Not sure what the differnce is but here is a link to a very affordable set of

Factory look bars.

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Re: Cross bars, OEM or aftermarket?

Take a look at how easy it is to install and remove the new Yakima setup!

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Re: Cross bars, OEM or aftermarket?

I got the Mopar oem crossbars and can't even tell they are on while driving, they are much quieter than I thought they where going to be
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Re: Cross bars, OEM or aftermarket?

Anyone here have the panoramic sunroof and have any clearance issues with their roof racks? Trying to decide between Mopar and Thule offering (aero bars)
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Re: Cross bars, OEM or aftermarket?

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Anyone here have the panoramic sunroof and have any clearance issues with their roof racks? Trying to decide between Mopar and Thule offering (aero bars)
The moonroof opens in. So it won't hit anything.

Doesn't hit on tilt either.
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Re: Cross bars, OEM or aftermarket?

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The moonroof opens in. So it won't hit anything.

Doesn't hit on tilt either.

Feeling dumb! I haven't even opened my sunroof yet so I had no idea if it opened above or below the rear panel. Glad it doesn't hit on tilt either
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Feeling dumb! I haven't even opened my sunroof yet so I had no idea if it opened above or below the rear panel. Glad it doesn't hit on tilt either
makes a sht ton of noise those with stuff hanging on the roof rack and the roof open.
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Re: Cross bars, OEM or aftermarket?

I was reading on some other thread here that the Mopar bars/system is actually made by Thule.
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Re: Cross bars, OEM or aftermarket?

What set has the lowest clearance?
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