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*This is a repeated one that I am posting as a new thread so a broader group of members can help me with.*
I am looking for a roof rack to carry my canoe (3-4 times a year). I need a removable rack that can be unscrewed and get the clean roof look in 15 - 30 min. I spoke to my dealer and they said 2016 Mazda needs the racks to be permanently installed and cannot or hard to be removed. They said it used to be removable until 2014 models. I do not know if it is because my car does not have any mounting points.

So if the roof installation is permanent I would like to have straight roof rails instead of cross bars. This makes the car look better, more aerodynamic and do not reduce gas mileage much. Also, I can install/uninstall the OEM crossbars anytime on these rails. Please advice me.
 

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Yes the universal ones clip onto the door sill not the factory spot. I could remove my factory ones in 20-25 minutes without problem.
I have not seen the type you seem to be looking for.
 
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