roof weight carrying capacity with a roof rack

Asked by Sep 06, 2012 at 02:42 PM about the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class 4 Dr 300E Sedan

Question type: Car Customization

If I get a proper roof rack for the 1991 300E, what is the maximum weight carrying capacity of the
structure.  I have a sliding roof opening.  What is the best and heaviest weight carrying type of roof rack?

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I would check the owners manual, alot of times they put the max weight and carry capacity for your specific car in there. Thats where I would start.


I did a quick search and read that 200 lbs was the max as per what the owners manual should have written. Heres the link and I would still double check to make sure. link:

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