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Thread: Trunk storage

  1. #21
    Join Date
    Jan 1970
    Gainesville, FL
    Good advice; I keep some tools, jumper cables, work gloves, and a pair of running shoes under there. The running shoes in case I'm ever stranded and need to run/walk/hike my way out! Not that my ZHP would ever do that to me!

    Quote Originally Posted by zj96sc View Post
    The bodies never have too much room to move around.

    Everything I have in there permanently I keep underneath the floor in the spare area - spare belts, quart of oil, roll of shop towels. Code scanner coiled up in the driver's side tail light area tray.

    I rarely carry stuff prone to rolling around; gym bag sits where I put it, jacket does the same.

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Jan 1970
    I flipped the factory mat over so the rubber side is up. Thanks for the idea Channing!

    I also have the OE BMW cargo net

  3. #23
    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Asheville, NC
    This is how I do it:

    Driver's Side holds higher quality scissor jack, first aid kit, and 1 extra front signal bulb.

    Passenger's Side holds all the other sh*t, lol. An organizer full of different detailing supplies, 1 quart oil, extra microfiber towels, my tool bag (yes it's full of tools, paper towels, baby wipes, breaker bar, terry cloth shop towels, and an extra shirt.

    The bungee is secured to two anchors and hold all the sh*t in.

    And that's how it's done.

    Please visit my build page here, on CarDomain.

  4. #24
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Deale, MD
    Alright folks, if you get tired of the rattlelyclank in the trunk, maybe some will find this helpful. Apologies for the awesome photo quality with the cell phone. This is how my ZHP rollz.

    WeatherTech cargo mat. Love this as it catches anything wet/sticky/soggy (groceries, muddy boots, assorted junk you really don't want in your trunk, etc.)

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    OEM BMW Oil holders with disposable paper funnels (which I picked up from Bavauto, though I am sure they are available though any dealer and other sources.) Cost was something like $5 each, and they velcro to the side trunk lining anywhere FTW! Have yet to have them fall off, even with on spirited twisty backroads driving. Highly recommend these!!!

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    Imola Red Mag Light where the safety triangle isn't in our US cars.

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    Underneath it all in the company of the donut: P-towels, Microfiber, tire iron, Windex (Thanks Gus!), Faux chamois, and soft sided Target dopp kit used for basic tools.
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  5. #25
    Join Date
    Jan 1970
    Southern California
    Ooh, love those oil holders.
    Randeaux/Rando/John/jr - '06 Cic ZHP; Southern California
    "ZHP or not, I still like you"

    ZHP Performance Package, Cold Weather Package, Leather, Jet Black/Black/BlackCube, NAV
    ESS Stage 1 Twin Screw Supercharger, Sprint Booster, BMW Perf Intake, Magnaflow Exhaust, Dinan TB & STEP S/W, Ground Control Coilovers, UCC Sway Bars, Apex EC-7 18x8.5 ET38
    Dynavin D99+, Hardwire V1 (w/V1 Connection), BSW Stage 1 Speakers, Kicker Amp/Subwoofer
    BMW Performance Strut Brace, Orion V2 Angel Eyes, No-holes License Plate, SMG Paddle Shift Mod, Besian VANOS, Gold DISA, Fan Delete, M3 Side Mirrors
    Note: Actual car no longer resembles signature picture

  6. #26
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Deale, MD
    Quote Originally Posted by johnrando View Post
    Ooh, love those oil holders.
    They really are great at keeping the spare oil vertical in the trunk. Here's the PN: 83 29 0 144 484

    BMW Oil Travel Case - Genuine BMW

    $ 5.95

  7. #27
    Quote Originally Posted by UdubBadger View Post
    i just keep a bunch of junk in my trunk

    That's what she said.
    A Venza just isn't the same as a ZHP.

  8. #28
    I got this for christmas, and it works great, I have a jug of water and cleaning products in it and it doesn't move at all, and its attached only by Velcro on the bottom but the more weight in it makes it stick even more, great product.

  9. #29
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Vancouver, Canada
    I store stuff in the spare tire bin and I also got two long narrow boxes that fit side to side in the trunk to put my stuff in. Everything is a lot more neatly packed and it doesn't get a chance to go from one side of the trunk to the other with a clunk. LOL. I got those boxes from Costco at checkout where all the empty boxes are stored for customer's use.
    Vancouver, BC

  10. #30
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Middle River, MD
    Hmm I should consider moving some stuff to the spare tire area. With that said, all that's in my trunk is a funnel, a roll of paper towels, a quart of oil w/ an empty to keep the full one snug in the cubby hole, and some old shirts for rags.

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