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Who has a toolbox?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by archerytarget, Nov 11, 2008.

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Do you have toolbox?

  1. Yes

    35.6%
  2. No

    23.2%
  3. Thinking about getting one

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  1. YotaKid62

    YotaKid62 Dirty mall crawler

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    here's an actual picture of mine. Works good so far other than the lid being a little flimsy to open and close from the side.
    [​IMG]
     
  2. XXXX

    XXXX Well-Known Member

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    Tune your lock catch's better. I'm 240# and can stand and sit on mine and it still opens fine. I have adjusted the lock catch twice in a couple years.
     
  3. YotaKid62

    YotaKid62 Dirty mall crawler

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    No, latch works fine, th lid just twists a little when you go to close it and can be a little awkward. Its probably mostly the cold making the strut stiff.
     
  4. rondog

    rondog your TW web developer!

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    here is mine. I got mine after the bed cage, it just happened to fit under the bar perfectly.

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  5. OZ-T

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

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    Can that box rotate so the lid is on top ?
     
  6. rondog

    rondog your TW web developer!

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    yeah definitely
     
  7. rld

    rld Well-Known Member

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    :rolleyes:Now I want a toolbox and an air compressor. Need mo money fo mo mods!
     
  8. 12DblCab

    12DblCab I don't know what to write here

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    If I did it all over again, I would probably go with a chest style toolbox that is a couple of inches lower than the bed rails. I like my toolbox and will keep it, but I don't know if I like the toolbox being on the bed rails more than the stock look.
     
  9. undecided

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    Picked up a uws 42" for my dclb. It fits perfectly between the wheel wells. For around $300. I found a husky 42" chest box for $250 at Home Depot when I went to go buy some mounting hardware. I would have liked to get the Husky because it was a bit more durable.
     
  10. Trowbocop

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    Here's my setup:
    [​IMG]

    I don't typically have my cans and hi-lift on there, but I made mounts for both.

    When they're not on there, the box sits just below the bed rails, so you can't quite tell it's there.

    [​IMG]

    I keep a tent, with my 72hr kit in it, as well as an emergency 6 pack and box-o-wine.
     
  11. undecided

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    I like the fuel can placement. What did you use for mounts?
     
  12. Trowbocop

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    Thanks, they are just mounts I found on ebay.

    [​IMG]

    They work pretty well with rubber bunjees to secure the cans.
    [​IMG]

    I drilled holes in the box and used metal plates on the inside of the box to anchor the bolts. They are mounted securely.

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Fenwick1993

    Fenwick1993 Hillbilly

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    Full rebuild short of machine work, mean green motherfucker! Lime green block, hand-polished valve cover, and stickers! Too broke for real mods right now. Stonewall is my baby, but he's also a work truck.
    Don't have one, yet. I want one, but I also need to keep my camper shell on the truck to hide my scrap metal from my evil neighbor who likes to call the city on me, so I can't get one right now. Unless they make any that don't sit on the sides of the bed?
     
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    The one I have would work. I've been debating getting a topper as well. Mine sits in the bed- just about flush with the top of the bed, with room for gas cans on the side. You'd even be able to carry fuel and a topper with one sized like mine.
     
  15. Krazie Sj

    Krazie Sj Resident Jackass

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    :rofl:
     
  16. PcBuilder14

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    I've got a low pro black one. I love it but I hate it haha

    I like it because if I didn't have one I'd have nowhere to store my tools and other various automotive stuff.

    I hate it just because it take up bed space...
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  17. cynicalrider

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    That a Kobalt? Seems like everyone likes the black kobalts the best right?
     
  18. Millertime187

    Millertime187 I'll be your huckleberry!

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    PcBuilder14 Well-Known Member

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    No, my brand is called BetterBuilt. I would have gotten a Kobalt, but the only ones I could find were the skinny ones. I like the deeper ones.
     
  20. Millertime187

    Millertime187 I'll be your huckleberry!

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    Better built makes the kobalt boxes. Mine is a kobalt/better built. Just has the kobalt tag on it![​IMG]
     
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