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NoQuarter
05-24-2010, 04:28 PM
Created this secure storage drawer for my '07 530. Padded interior, 100lb full extension slides. Mechanical lock (no electric required).

It does prevent me from putting really large items in the trunk but on the other hand, I get more organized use when the trunk is full for a road trip.


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blufinz
05-24-2010, 06:50 PM
Very nice. I like it.

grateful1
05-24-2010, 07:33 PM
Nice. Where did you find this and how much was it? How long did it take you to install?

NoQuarter
05-24-2010, 07:58 PM
Nice. Where did you find this and how much was it? How long did it take you to install?

This was something I made myself. I spent a lot time on the mounting parts trying to get something that would attach to existing holes in the rear deck. I got really close but ultimately made a template and had to drill some holes to get it just right.

I made this out of wood and shaped it to fit in the rear deck where the lamp would light up the inside of the drawer and have a full extension so that the entire contents were easily accessible. It is kind of heavy being made from wood but I'm not a metal fabricator. I was afraid I was making a rattle box but it fits nice and tight with no noise.

grateful1
05-25-2010, 08:08 AM
Even more impressive that you built this yourself. Nice piece of work.

Bremen Ben
05-25-2010, 12:39 PM
Very impressive. Can the drawer be removed if the trunk space is needed?

NoQuarter
05-25-2010, 04:04 PM
Very impressive. Can the drawer be removed if the trunk space is needed?

Great question. The slides I intended to order were supposed to be removable - like a kitchen drawer. But I grabbed the wrong ones and just stuck with what I had. Got to unscrew it to remove it :cry: but I can replace with the correct slide if it becomes a problem for me.