Anyone used a boot luggage rack on a W209 CLK

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As the title says, I have a problem with storage when I drive to our cruise so I am considering using a Boot rack.

has anyone used one and does anyone know where I can get one.

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Never seen one but a roof box would seem a more likely product to buy and be available
 

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Wouldn't a boot rack be a little risky on the CLK Cabriolet, if not risky, inconvenient? You may not be able to open/close the roof..
 

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Agreed. It should only be used for a one off journey to and from the cruise terminal and then unclipped and stored in car for duration of cruise. It couldnt be a permanent fix.
Presumably the back seat will be full already ?
 

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They look ok too. Bags a bit camperish rather than for cruising (snob moi?)
Wonder if it will chafe and scratch paint ?
Could it be locked on car like a bag/ case can be to a rack ?
 
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We had a Z3 a few years ago with a boot rack. It came complete with a case that locked onto the rack. It also had a water proof inner liner.
It significantly increased the overall luggage capacity for our Continental trips.
Quite a head turner too. They may still be available and I don't recall it having any reference to BMW on it.
 
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You may not be able to open/close the roof..

I wont be able to open the roof as the Boot will be full cases. Thre is niot enough room for both.

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The side hooks dont seem to locate into the shutlines but that may be a matter of adjustment but tread carefully !
 

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