Yeah, carabiners work great... at REI you can get them in colors so you can match your interior (we got red). The sales guy at REI told me not to get the cheapie plastic ones, though, as they're not strong -- the aluminum ones are $2.99 as I recall. Find them in the climbing section
Get the accessory coat hooks for the CRV that attach to the overhead grab handle on each side of the rear passengers. I have them on mine. Order the 'black interior' color option, it is actually gray and matches the E's interior. They are about $10 per side.
You can really tell Honda missed their target demographic when you see posts like this...
I got my carbiners at Home Depot for < $1 ea (they've got 'em in buckets near each register). They come in many colors and work perfectly.
I actually purchased mine (gold) because it made hanging the folded seat easier as the stock seat-strap is just short enough that it's a pain to use with any regularity. Hooking seat-carabiner to the handle carabiner, which adds about 3" length, is now a snap. Now I use them for both the seat and for hanging clothes.
Buying the carbiners, vice the Honda add-ons, saves you a few bucks and, as drmabq states, gives you many color options.
[quote:7be7477db8="drmabq"]Yeah, carabiners work great... at REI you can get them in colors so you can match your interior (we got red). The sales guy at REI told me not to get the cheapie plastic ones, though, as they're not strong -- the aluminum ones are $2.99 as I recall. Find them in the climbing section [/quote:7be7477db8]
I was looking for some carabiners but I decided to go off the beaten path a bit and try something a little different. I came across some heavy duty chrome shower curtains at Walmart. I thought that they would look good but I'm not sure if I should hang them with the little "rollers" on the bottom or on the top. Although I think gravity will cause the little rollers to drop down. They are probably not as strong as carabiners but for my purposes, I think that they will do fine. Besides, they were cheap but I had to get 12 of them!
I got them a week ago from home depot for a buck each. I had to get green ones. I didn't want the gold or purple. They didn't have black or no finish ones. Looked all over and the depot had the best price. They don't make any noise either.