The temporary roof rack options on the Impreza are limited to clamp on models that clamp between the door sill and the roof, causing a gap in the seal when the door is closed. On the roof are two rain channels covered with black weatherstripping. I decided to investigate what was under that weatherstipping.
With the prices that dealerships, or even some garages charge for the simple job of replacing brake pads today, it can really save you a lot of money to do this simple maintenance yourself. This step by step tutorial will show you all the tools, and steps you need to replace the brake pads on your Subaru Impreza. As long as your rotors are in good condition and do not have a lot of deep groves in them, then this repair can take as little as 40 minutes to complete, but plan for 90 minutes if this is your first time.