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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by arrintc, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. arrintc

    arrintc [OP] Active Member

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    Hey guys, I am wanting a lowprofile black toolbox for my 2002 DoubleCab. My truck is silver so I think the black would look better. What is the cheapest yet durable brand of toolboxes out there, and what are the dimensions I should be looking for? Appreciate the help.
     
  2. tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    i would just bite the $$ bullet and buy a UWS
     
  3. arrintc

    arrintc [OP] Active Member

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    That's a sweet looking toolbox.
     
  4. Anathollo

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    I got a lowprofile black toolbox from trail boss. I love it! Cost me 280$ even.
     
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    ETaco23 Marshall offroad Fabrication

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    Got mine from pickupspecialties.com love it!
    Cant remember the price, but its a Delta box

    [​IMG]
     
  6. arrintc

    arrintc [OP] Active Member

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    I like the low profile ones, but does anyone have a picture of one that is not low profile on their truck?
     
  7. tigerfan00

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    TicTacOma UnderWater Monopoly Champion

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    TigerFan's truck is outstanding in it's field.....

    x2 on the UWS Low-Profile box. Bought mine the first week I had the truck and so far so good. I got it off a store/truck outfitter's display. Instead of ordering one I took the dusty one and got a good discount. There are deals aplenty.

    They have a website and will give you all the dimensions you're looking for as well as where to buy. I don't know if there is a difference for the longbed or shortbed versions.

    http://www.uwsta.com/
     
  10. tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    UWS DID make a slim fit toolbox for shorter bed trucks such as the 02 DCab the OP has...theyre not as "wide" as mine is...when you take a 5.5 foot bed and use a 1.5 feet of that for toolbox...you dont have much cargo area left...

    as far as low profile goes...theres no way i could survive without the extra couple of inches ive got...it adds a tremendous amount of storage space on either side above the rails...plus gives you that little extra room to cram junk into
     
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    TicTacOma UnderWater Monopoly Champion

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    It's all in my head at the moment...
    A couple of extra inches you have?.......Stop bragging, you're bringing the place down. :D
     
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    work with what youve got right? :D
     
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    I found a guy online that is selling, what sounds like the same one that you have, for $100.....should I get it?

    Its missing the keys, but I called trail boss and I can get a new set for $5.
     
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    My wife carries around my toolbox for me. I really like putting my tool in there.
     
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    i really like my uws low profile toolbox.(with my high lift mounted to it.)

    [​IMG]
     
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    I really dig the low pro boxes & the high lift mount looks pretty damn good IMO!:thumbsup:

     
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