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Hello , Does anyone know of a bike rack/ski rack that attaches to the trunk of a 04 E500 ??
 

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I would prefer the kind that att. to the trunk , not the roof
You dont want a ski rack on your trunk, because if you have skis in it you wont be able to access your trunk, if you want to carry a bike add a class 1 hitch and a bike carrier.
 

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Years of carrying different racks brought the conclusions:
-trunk mounted racks scratch the paint and restrict access
-hitch-mounted racks wobble and require good attention to avoid damages, beside restricting trunk access
-only roof-mounted racks give good protection to the car and to the cargo, with only bad side - lifting the cargo.
W211 has designated roof rack bolts, so even that will not be cheap, but fully secured and convenient. Use it wisely.
 
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