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Greetings all,
First real question post per say, since I've joined this forum... . appreciate the knowledge here an thank you all for having me.

The Mrs. and I purchased our 2018 Crosstrek last month (May 2020). We purchased it with some very nice aftermarket amenities (Wheathertek Floor Mats, Subabru cargo/back of backseat mat), so I'm inclined to expand the cargo carrying capacity with a cargo basket mounted to the roof rack.

My neighbor drives a 2014 Crosstrek. He has a Tyger brand heavy duty mounted basket installed to stock Subaru horizontal rack cross bars. I went to Tyger Auto's web page, and supplied the year, make & model. Came up a big dounut! I then started to backtrack on the years.... 2015 was the first year that indicated the roof rack <like the one my neighbor has>. I'm thinking there shouldn't be any difference on this particular model fitting my Crosstrek.

Anyone out there have this Tyger Cargo basket installed on their 2018 / 2019 Crosstrek? Here's the URL to the specfic product, in question:


I look forward to any and all input, suggestions and/or recommendations.

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That is the one I have. I added another piece of plastic to help with wind noise. I don't know how much wind noise it would have made since I put it on before I installed it on the car. I also plasti dipped the bars on it red.
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Hi Loadstar and thank you for your reply.
That red is a really nice touch! I'm seeing the added plastic panel you mentioned installed on the lower horizontal base bar to upper horizontal basket bar? I think that's very innovative! Did you use plexiglass or Lucite and what thickness?

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It wasn't plexiglass. Maybe lucite. Had a guy in town that does plastics cut me a piece. If you do this you need to contact tyger and get 5 extra of the loop straps. Try to get the bolts and nuts from them too. I didn't and it is very hard to find nuts that fit into the loop straps. Trust me. I had to grind some to make them fit. 1/8" I believe. A good place to get the plastic online is ( TAP plastics ).
 
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