hey guys - I'm not quite there yet - but I'm looking into using the factory roof channel and mounting studs (2009 RTL) as the mounting tabs for Yakima Landing Pads. Once Landing Pads are installed, you can drop Yakima Control Towers on and off as you please. The entire Yakima rack can reside in your garage complete with bike trays and/or kayak mounts (with kayaks pre-loaded if you desire) until you want to transport. You can walk the rack onto the vehicle, flip up the locking levers and you're ready to go - total time maybe 90 seconds. Just another thought on this issue. I will post images as I get to it - should be three or four weeks. hope this helps or adds another dimension to the discussion.