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Found the perfect toolbox for behind rear seat of my DC

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Flyin' Squirrel, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. Dec 7, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    Flyin' Squirrel

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    I've been looking for a good toolbox that would fit behind the passenger side, rear seat of my '06 double cab. After looking in auto parts stores and hardware stores I almost gave up, that is until I came across this at a military surplus store. It's a ammo box that fits perfectly! I highly recommend it. Check it out:

    Here's the box sitting on the bed rail.
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    Looks like it was made for the Tacoma.
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  2. Dec 7, 2009 at 8:39 PM
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    TexasIslandBoy

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    so what did it cost
     
  3. Dec 7, 2009 at 8:41 PM
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    NewMexiTaco

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    nice! I like the extinguisher stashspot....
    I might even have one of those ammo boxes with all my rafting shite...we use em for multiday trips.
     
  4. Dec 7, 2009 at 8:42 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    Squirrel, you have the dimensions on that?
     
  5. Dec 7, 2009 at 8:50 PM
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    i found some for 10 bucks online but i think shipping would kill the deal
     
  7. Dec 23, 2009 at 10:13 AM
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    That's a great solution. Those of us that have the OEM JBL subwoofer in the back do not have that space available. :(
     
  9. Dec 23, 2009 at 11:44 AM
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    You can probably get one really cheap if you searched locally. Any local gun shop/store or military surplus store should have a few ammo cans laying around.

    I'd personally paint the words "TOOL BOX" in bold yellow letters on the top of it if I was going to carry one in my truck. All it would take to interrupt your normal uneventful day is for just one excited cop to see the ammo can in your truck and overreact. :goingcrazy:
     
  10. Dec 23, 2009 at 12:04 PM
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    I would not have thought of doing that
     
  11. Dec 23, 2009 at 12:05 PM
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    NeoMoose

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    So, it being a smaller box, what have you managed to cram in there??
     
  12. Dec 23, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    Great idea i have some marine buddies that will hook me up with some ammo cans if i get some more i will let you guys know
     
  13. Dec 23, 2009 at 1:24 PM
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    Evil Monkey

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    I got quite a bit in there. I had two tool kits that were each in their own boxes (one socket set and one screwdriver/pliers set). I discarded the old cases. I also have a small first aid kit in it and a small folding military entrenching/shovel tool plus some rags. There's still room for more.
     
  14. Dec 23, 2009 at 2:23 PM
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    Nice, that looks like a great fit! Least it keeps them secure and you can lock those cans if need be.
     
  15. Dec 23, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    Death_Stalker

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    thats where i am going friday to buy one we have couple in Houston that i know off .. . .
     
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