- Pueblo county CO
- CX-5 Sport 16.5 6M
I wouldn't worry unless the dealer tech is completely incompetent. They're really easy to install.
Dealer tech? You're joking, right? with 6 bolts on each side you think their lot jockey, um, I mean 'tech', cares if he strips thread a couple. Yes, it's an easy install, but it's also easy to cross thread themI wouldn't worry unless the dealer tech is completely incompetent. They're really easy to install.
Make a copy of the picture, show it to them, and tell the dealer you would like it to lay flat. Afterall, it is you CX5 and you are paying them to install.I'm having them installed two days from now at Mazda. Sure hope they do it right.
Been a member for about 20 years, and it's been discussed ad nauseum. Many members with access to calibration machines, including airplane mechanics, have reported that the HF torque wrenches are remarkably accurate, and maintain that over time if properly cared for.Your link ain't workin'.
I'm a member of that forum and I don't remember seeing any discussion of HF torque wrenches.
In any case, a $10 tool is a $10 tool. I choose to spend a lil more and get something that I can trust.
Mine have some rubber or plastic spacers in those holes.I can see the little holes for the crossbars. Are they empty?
Not sure who you were referring to but here is mine (back of driver's side) after I fixed it:Can you give us a close-up of the back of the driver's side rail?