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Hopefully get some pictures and what not to do when purchasing and installing a roof rack on a 2018 Malibu LT

I want to put a roof rack on possibly a case as well but haven't had any luck finding pictures or advice.

any help would be greatly appreciated!!
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Consider the long-term results, if you can find a rack that you won't have to modify.
  • You will likely need to use screws into the body to hold it securely in place, unless there's one made for it. Source of possible leak and/or rust.
  • While the cross bars are in place, it will always be nibbling away at your mileage, costing you every time you fill your tank.
  • A travel case will really affect your mileage.
  • On some bridges with automatic tolling, a taller profile (travel case, bicycles, etc.) could lead to a higher toll.

Having a small trailer might be a better option overall.
  • It is easier to load and unload.
  • It will affect your mileage only when being towed.
  • The receiver can be used for a bike rack accessory, and maybe others as well.
 

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I did find a universal design but I was thinking the same as to how durable that would be.
 
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