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Old 06-11-2012, 11:39 PM   #354
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2012 Impreza Hatch


Originally Posted by SleepNMnky
Anyone install (or remove) your OEM cross bars? Not the aero ones for Sport models, just the plain cross bars. The screws are in so tight I can't get them to budge. They're star shaped (torx) screws & the part came with a screw driver. Had a few others try as well. I'm going to try with a drill bit attachment tomorrow but I don't want to risk stripping them. Anyone have any advice who HAS done this? I don't want to have to go & spend money on install after I saved it with my double discount codes.
I remove mine every so often (wash, long trips, etc) and mine were never on there that tight. I wonder if your dealership put too much torque on them when they did the install.
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