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Old 06-29-2005, 11:23 AM
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Mein Auto: 2 E60's, 1 VW TDI, 1 MINI

Originally Posted by Cook
Does anyone know how the roof rack mounts on the E60? I assume it doesn't involve drilling holes in my roof. I've searched past threads, but I've not found anything for the E60. I believe I have found the right BMW part diagram, but that also is not very enlightening. Of course, any general suggestions or experience regarding mounting a (non-permanent) luggage box or bike rack would be much appreciated.

On a related note, does anyone know whether the European Delivery folks would permit me to leave an OEM roof rack on the car for transport back to the US?

Thanks for the help.

I have the BMW racks on the Alpine E60 (not in picture below).
Email me direct at and I will reply with details. I can scan the owners/instruction booklet and send to you if you so desire.

I purchased the racks from a BMW dealer selling stuff on eBay. The price was about $100 less! I'll send you the dealers name too. I found that many of the (new) parts being sold on eBay are regular BMW authorized dealers trying to increase volume sales - I recommend looking! It's not like buying from an "unknown" source!

(2) '05 E60's, (1) '07 MINI, (1) '04 VW Beetle Conv.
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