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Diary of a Madman..... OZ-T's build and pics

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Builds' started by OZ-T, Apr 27, 2011.

  1. scocar

    scocar Not one of the 10,000 Baja Edition Elite Guard

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    You found caps lock :golfclap:
    Jesus. Now I have some size perspective. Are you planning to get a set of 3/8 in there, too? And is that 1/2 stuff for the jobsite, or do you just like bad mileage?
     
  2. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    No 3/8" , go big or go home
     
  3. scocar

    scocar Not one of the 10,000 Baja Edition Elite Guard

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    :rolleyes:

    So you use a chainsaw where a coping saw is necessary?
     
  4. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    No

    I'm just kidding , this kit will get used for work too , but only by me
     
  5. scocar

    scocar Not one of the 10,000 Baja Edition Elite Guard

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    Muricah.

    Why not impact?
     
  6. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    I keep my impact stuff at work
     
  7. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Decided to go ahead and build a new box with the revisions I wanted

    3/4" wider , 1/4" shorter , 3/4" narrower at the top , move the hinge location up 1" and add a shelf to hold oddball sockets ( 32mm , 35mm ) extentions and other assorted tools

    Got the case built , and the lid built today , after the glue has set up , I'll cut the opening portion of the lid out and mount the hinge

    Old prototype box on the left , new box on the right

    [​IMG]
     
  8. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Finished Version 2 of my tool box

    The lid was rabbeted to accept the socket tray

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    I use this Lisle 1/2" magnetic socket tray

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    Cut off the handle , removed the through rivets and drilled it out to accept 1/4" hardware

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    Used the tray as a pattern and drilled through the lid front , and attached 1/4"x2"SS carriage bolts

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    Mounted the socket tray

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    Loaded it up with these tools

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    Test fit #2

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    Just needs a handle and some finish
     
  9. NC15TRD

    NC15TRD Your girlfriend likes my member

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    Liking the toolbox idea OZ. What all is involved with removing the plastic bins?
     
  10. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    They are held in with interior panel pins and a couple screws

    The driver's side overlaps the passenger side

    Others have unbolted the rear seats , I didn't , but it would certainly have been easier in hindsight
     
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    NC15TRD Your girlfriend likes my member

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    Wonderful. I tried one night to pull the passenger side and didn't pay attention to the fact the driver's side overlapped. Guess I know what I'm doing in the morning!
     
  12. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    There are bolts through the mid lip in the panels , then it's just a matter of working the pins loose

    I broke a couple but I took one down to my auto parts place and was able to match it up and buy a package of replacements

    Why are you removing the panels ?
     
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    Good to know, Thanks. I'll be removing them sooner or later.
     
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    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Why do people want to remove them ?
     
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    I'm thinking of doing a dual battery setup

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  16. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Oh , that's pretty cool
     
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    Saw it on ExpoPortal, guy said its capable of handling 3 batteries. Dont need that many but still pretty sweet to know it can
     
  18. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    I think I would rather do a 2nd battery in the engine compartment and save that area for dry storage myself but still an impressive use of the space
     
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    Saw another with a cap and storage bins with a fridge on rails.

    Plus I was thinking you could place a compressor in the battery section of the engine, that way you dont get the buzzing of the compressor inside.
     
  20. OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] All of those moments....will be lost.....in time

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    Can't you do a dual battery at the factory battery spot and add a compressor on the passenger side where Ant mounted his ?
     
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