Cycle rack for an SLK ? - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

SLK R170 General Discussion SLK 200, SLK 230K, SLK 320, SLK32 AMG

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
#1 Old 05-20-2019
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Sep 2015
Location: Bescar,Scarisbrick,West Lancashire,England
Vehicle: 2004 (53) plate SLK 230 Face lift Auto in Pewter Silver Metallic (paint code C723) aka Cubanite.
Other Toys: 50cm Bianchi Via Nirone7 Alu Carbon Flat-bar Hybrid,51cm bespoke hand built frame by Steve Goff
Posts: 69
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 23 Post(s)
Thanks: 2
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
(Thread Starter)
Cycle rack for an SLK ?

Hi to you all out there.

A few years ago I searched for and discovered an absolutely amazing cycle rack that was intended for my - now sold - 2002 BMW 325Ci Convertible Auto.

It was/is a SARIS Bones 2 with a 2 bike capacity;the Saris 1 & Saris 3 were both unsuitable.
Not wanting to end-up searching for and buying another I got it out and blow me down after a very minor adjustments of the two straps that fit onto the forward edge of the boot lid it will do the job admirably.
There are six straps arranged in a harness that secure the rack by hooking onto the forward edge of the boot/trunk lid,the sides and the lower edge and large soft pads for protecting the paintwork.

A suitable registration plate will be displayed for legal purposes.

As with the BMW 325Ci where the hood goes into the boot space/dedicated 'Hood Box' the SLK will require the rack to be removed before the Vario roof can be operated for either situation.

The rack is an American made product and is constructed in both recyclable plastic (Grey) and machined Aluminium.
The system is really quite unique and with a wide range of potential positions that will adjust to suit a wide range of cars it is a must and will very very easily fold down and go back into the box that it came in.

I have attached images of the rack fitted onto the rear of the BMW 325Ci Convertible and will take some of the SLK shortly.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg DSCF4219.jpg (50.2 KB, 4 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF4221.jpg (52.0 KB, 4 views)
File Type: jpg DSCF4220.jpg (90.9 KB, 4 views)
ARoosterinaRoadster is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 Old 05-20-2019
Administrator/Founding Member

 
jbanks15's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Tampa, Florida
Vehicle: 2009 SLK 55 AMG Kleemann Supercharger, ECU tune, Headers and LSD, CF Diffuser
Posts: 90,503
Country:
Chats: 38
Mentioned: 445 Post(s)
Tagged: 5 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6453 Post(s)
Thanks: 3,218
Thanked 10,969 Times in 8,333 Posts
Here is a search of our site with key words r170 and bicycle rack

https://www.google.com/search?q=site...h=750&dpr=1.25


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Jeff, US Army Master Sergeant Retired
2009 SLK 55 AMG Black/Black
Kleemann Supercharger thread here:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Kleemann ECU Tune, headers and downpipes thread here:

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Albums:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

ClearBra
OEM MB Plexiglass Draught Stop
Smarttop version 3.22
Previous - 02 SLK 320, 05 SLK 350
jbanks15 is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mercedes Benz SLK Forum > Mercedes Benz R170 SLK Class Cars > SLK R170 General Discussion

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Upload your files to MEGAUPLOAD
Upload your images to ImageShack

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes Benz SLK Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cycle Rack hertfordshire1 AMGs 23 06-24-2019 05:34 AM
Seat Heater Failure List Cookiecrew SLK R171 General Discussion 100 10-01-2018 10:31 PM
West Coast SLK Meet S. Lake Tahoe May 16th, 17th &. 18th LIL DON SLK U.S. California 341 09-05-2015 12:37 AM
Some Engine Information On The R172. Your Thoughts? Twisted SLK R172 General Discussion 6 11-23-2010 04:24 PM
SLK X 2 (long post) -1- SLK R171 General Discussion 29 04-01-2007 11:42 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 

Clubs, Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.