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I'm a brand new owner of a silver 2007 GXP. Bought it Monday with less than 18k on it. Been ten years in coming. I am looking for a removable luggage rack so I can take it on trips and wanted to know if anyone has used a Revo Rack on their Solstice. And, if they have, did they use the regular model or is the Ultra needed (main difference is that the Ultra as adjustable suction cups).

Here is a link to what I am talking about... looking for any one with experience in the matter. Thanks

https://boot-bag.com/store/revo-rack-ultra.html
 

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Maybe someone has use them but as far as I know, this product has never been shown here before.
See what others have commented on other cars, since it seems this product uses suction cups to stay in place.
 

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I'm just trying to figure out if it will fit a solstice.

And looking at options, it's either something like this or a hitch for carrying, but not sure how I feel about that look.
 

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Don't have that rack but I'd be interested to see how it fits our cars.
 

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I bought a Revo rack shortly after buying my Solstice 3 years ago. We were planning a two week road trip (Rt 66 and NASSAM at BlackHawk CO) and needed more luggage room. It did the job well.
I did modify it slightly, I added a 1 inch spacer under the center mount to allow the rack to be mounted a little farther forward and not interfere with the shark fin antenna. When I bought the car there was a ding in the deck lid that I knew had to be repaired at some point so my thinking was that if the rack did any damage to the car I would have it all repaired after the trip. I didn't weigh the bags that we put on there but it was enough to double our capacity. Hint....Make sure the bags are water proof and not water resistant!
I used the rack a couple of times before getting the ding repaired and there was no damage related to the rack. I always clean the lid and the suction cups before mounting.
If you want one for this summer season order now, mine took a long time to get here.
I also installed a rear view camera that can be switched on full time because the loaded rack totally blocks the view out of the back window especially with the top up.
Hope this helps.
 
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I found some pics from our rt 66 trip.
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I bought a Revo rack shortly after buying my Solstice 3 years ago. We were planning a two week road trip (Rt 66 and NASSAM at BlackHawk CO) and needed more luggage room. It did the job well.
I did modify it slightly, I added a 1 inch spacer under the center mount to allow the rack to be mounted a little farther forward and not interfere with the shark fin antenna. When I bought the car there was a ding in the deck lid that I knew had to be repaired at some point so my thinking was that if the rack did any damage to the car I would have it all repaired after the trip. I didn't weigh the bags that we put on there but it was enough to double our capacity. Hint....Make sure the bags are water proof and not water resistant!
I used the rack a couple of times before getting the ding repaired and there was no damage related to the rack. I always clean the lid and the suction cups before mounting.
If you want one for this summer season order now, mine took a long time to get here.
I also installed a rear view camera that can be switched on full time because the loaded rack totally blocks the view out of the back window especially with the top up.
Hope this helps.
Thanks for your input. It's good to get a real, unbiased review and for the advice on ordering early.
 

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Brethren.,
T took a flyer & ordered one. They told me that they were waiting for a delivery of them & would take a few weeks to ship (no problem this time of year). But the dollar to Euro exchange rate was a killer.To hell with the stock market ! invest in Euros !
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And 11 days later, it arrived! Great service and pretty fast shipping considering it came from the Netherlands. Looks great but I don't think I'll be using it for a few months. It comes in a nice storage bag, so it can be put away until needed in about 2 - 3 months.
Hi. What do you think of it? The idea of only sticking it on for travelling appeals to me because any kind of rack detracts from the smooth curves of the car.
 

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I only use mine a couple times a year. Last week was one of them. Our trip to Michigan and back was great. We carried two water-proof bags on the rack with no issues. I do recommend a rear camera because with the rack loaded it really limits what you can see with your mirrors.
 

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I only use mine a couple times a year. Last week was one of them. Our trip to Michigan and back was great. We carried two water-proof bags on the rack with no issues. I do recommend a rear camera because with the rack loaded it really limits what you can see with your mirrors.
Oh man, I've been trying to avoid installing one, not keen on having to route the wiring.
Also, in case I do eventually install a rear cam, I'd probably hook it up to a rearview mirror screen in order to keep the factory looking headunit.
Has anybody installed a rearview mirror with an inbuilt cam screen? Would be nice if there was one that had the map lights as well since our cars don't have any other kind of overhead light.
 

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Oh man, I've been trying to avoid installing one, not keen on having to route the wiring.
Also, in case I do eventually install a rear cam, I'd probably hook it up to a rearview mirror screen in order to keep the factory looking headunit.
Has anybody installed a rearview mirror with an inbuilt cam screen? Would be nice if there was one that had the map lights as well since our cars don't have any other kind of overhead light.
The comments I have heard from those who have them say that the image is too small to be truly useful.
 
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