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Yakima Control Tower Roof Rack Installation - 2007 BMW 3 Series

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How to Install a Yakima Control Tower Roof Rack on a 2007 BMW Series

Today, on our 2007 BMW 3 series, we'll be test-fitting a Yakima roof rack system. We'll be using the 48-inch bars, part number Y00408, the Landing Pad 11, part number Y00233, as well as the control towers, part number Y00214. Now, we've already got our roof rack system assembled according to the instructions and we're ready to mount it up on our vehicle. The first thing we need to do is open the doors at the four tension points around the corners of the vehicle. You can use your fingernail or a small screwdriver to help pry them open, but be very careful as they are plastic and they are finished in paint. Once weve done that we can take our four landing pads and begin to thread them on the mounting post.

Remember, at this point, we don't want to tighten them all the way down as we need to make some final adjustments once we have the bars in place. Once we have all four pads set, we'll grab our control tower and bar assembly and set it into place. We'll make sure that we can close the control tower door completely and we can adjust the landing pads as needed. Once we have everything positioned properly, we'll remove the bars back out and finish tightening down the landing pads. With the landing pads secure, we'll set our control towers and bars into place.

We'll take our two hex screws through either side of the control tower foot and tighten it down into our landing pad. Finally, we'll push down and tighten the tower to our bar. Then we'll snap the covers closed. With that done at all four points, our roof rack's installed and we're ready to start mounting accessories. That's it for our test-fit at that Yakima Roof Rack system on our 2007 BMW 3 Series..

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