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Toolbox Install

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacoTycoon, Jul 24, 2008.

  1. Jul 24, 2008 at 9:35 AM
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    TacoTycoon

    TacoTycoon [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys, I'm wanting to put a toolbox in the back of my truck but I was looking at the bed today and noticed that there really isnt a good spot for the bolts, any suggestions? I have the DC Longbed

    thanks, Justin
     
  2. Jul 24, 2008 at 9:36 AM
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    lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Moderator

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    most toolboxes use j-bolts that don't require drilling.
     
  3. Jul 24, 2008 at 10:32 AM
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    CometKat

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    I used two J bolts on each side and two bolts in the back. Since I’m using the tool box to tie things down I didn’t want it moving around.

    The bolts in the back have a big washer to catch the rail. Then I slotted the tip of the bolt so I could use a screw driver to hold the bolt while I tightened up the nut.

    Also, by using six bolts total, none of them have to be super tight. I wouldn’t want to crack anything.

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  4. Jul 24, 2008 at 6:15 PM
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    TacoTycoon

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    Awesome, thanks man I think I am going to do the same as you then
     
  5. Jul 24, 2008 at 7:24 PM
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    TacoTurd

    TacoTurd Defying Alliances since 2007

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    For most toolboxes you just put J-bolts down to the bed rail. No holes in the truck necessary.
     
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