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Old 06-24-2012, 07:25 PM   #1
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Lock box/"trunk"?

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Recently purchased a 2012 4 door Sahara.
Looking for a recommendation for a secure lock box/"trunk" that will hold something just a bit larger than a piece of carry on luggage.
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Old 06-24-2012, 08:02 PM   #2
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Old 06-24-2012, 09:54 PM   #3
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If you have a four door, this will fit behind the bask seats. If you have a two door, the back seat needs to be removed.
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Old 06-25-2012, 07:48 PM   #5
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Thanks for the help!
One Tuffy coming up....
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Old 06-25-2012, 07:57 PM   #6
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I got the Tuffy box and I'm having one hell of a time installing the damn thing. After I finally got it installed and put my top down, the bolt on the side brackets scratched the living crap out of my soft-top frame.

Any idea what I'm doing wrong?
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How do you take the tray or top off the Tuffy? When I put mine in, I put it on by going over the back seats but I need to adjust and can't get it back out. I need to adjust because I have slam tailgate pretty hard to close.
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I got the Tuffy box and I'm having one hell of a time installing the damn thing. After I finally got it installed and put my top down, the bolt on the side brackets scratched the living crap out of my soft-top frame.

Any idea what I'm doing wrong?
How well did the Full trunk seat on the 2-door?

I have my rear seat out and would like a closed trunk.
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How do you take the tray or top off the Tuffy? When I put mine in, I put it on by going over the back seats but I need to adjust and can't get it back out. I need to adjust because I have slam tailgate pretty hard to close.
Pull it back and lift slightly, then push forward until the rollers disengage.
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I'd recommend the tuffy. Its not super easy to take the deck out and put it back in. I have to fiddle with it for awhile as the sides are actually wider than the deck. You kinda have to hook one side and then pull it to the other. But overall its a nice piece, doesn't rattle, and will serve me well.
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After placing an order in Late June, directly with Tuffy...was told a 2 week back order. Now....was just told that the back order has been exetended to the end of July. Are you kidding me?
Totally unacceptable. Order cancelled(or hopefully cancelled).
Now I have to look elsewhere....what a PITA....
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After placing an order in Late June, directly with Tuffy...was told a 2 week back order. Now....was just told that the back order has been exetended to the end of July. Are you kidding me?
Totally unacceptable. Order cancelled(or hopefully cancelled).
Now I have to look elsewhere....what a PITA....
Well hang in there. Most of what I order has to go on back order as well since the demand is very high for the cool stuff.

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After placing an order in Late June, directly with Tuffy...was told a 2 week back order. Now....was just told that the back order has been exetended to the end of July. Are you kidding me?
Totally unacceptable. Order cancelled(or hopefully cancelled).
Now I have to look elsewhere....what a PITA....

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Old 07-17-2012, 12:03 AM   #15
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Here is another possibility:

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Old 07-17-2012, 01:10 PM   #16
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After placing an order in Late June, directly with Tuffy...was told a 2 week back order. Now....was just told that the back order has been exetended to the end of July. Are you kidding me?
Totally unacceptable. Order cancelled(or hopefully cancelled).
Now I have to look elsewhere....what a PITA....
I ordered about father's day, and it came last week.

This was from 4WP.
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Old 07-18-2012, 01:33 PM   #17
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Just installed the Tuffy security box in my 2012 2dr JK. Used some spray bedliner to cover the chrome hardware and added a cheap cut it yourself carpet and cargo net to complete the look.

Took the back seat out completely as none of my friends are young enough to be able to get in there without breaking a hip.
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Just installed the Tuffy security box in my 2012 2dr JK. Used some spray bedliner to cover the chrome hardware and added a cheap cut it yourself carpet and cargo net to complete the look.

Took the back seat out completely as none of my friends are young enough to be able to get in there without breaking a hip.
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Old 07-19-2012, 07:19 AM   #19
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FYI about the Tuffy box lids: there are two hex-head bolts on each side (in the wider cutout areas) that hold the mounting guides on...if someone removes those, they can remove your lid and get into the Tuffy box.

Found this out while attaching some tie-down anchors to my lid.

Spot welding or a bit of red Loctite will fix the problem.
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:13 AM   #21
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update on this smaller metal box install:


So far, despite its size, it secures surprising amount of stuff I like to have keep under lock.

Total cost: under $10 for mounting brackets; about 2 hours install time figuring out how to do it the way that works best.
Bolted to seat brackets. May upgrade padlock with heavier design.

Had to line the lid/lock with a little rubber seal strip to keep it quiet.
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Old 07-25-2012, 08:10 PM   #23
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I have to say that the install of the Tuffy 275-01 was pretty damn easy.
Directions were fairly easy to follow.
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Old 07-26-2012, 06:51 AM   #24
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I am thinking about putting one of these on the inside. Similar to JeeperJake's idea. I want secure storage, but do not want to lose all the dog storage with a box taking up the entire bed area.

https://www.tuffyproducts.com/p-192-...m-lockbox.aspx

I am thinking this may fit inside, but have not measured it. It may not fit the budget.....
I am surprised no one has come up with a box that sits close to the front seats that uses the back seat brackets as mounting and does not consume the entire area.
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Old 07-26-2012, 12:09 PM   #25
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Using the Tuffy enclosure as well..but recently viewed this. It costs less but I have no experience or seen reviews.Aries Automotive - JEEP PRODUCTS
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Old 07-27-2012, 08:58 AM   #26
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Using the Tuffy enclosure as well..but recently viewed this. It costs less but I have no experience or seen reviews.Aries Automotive - JEEP PRODUCTS
I would buy that one for sure... If they only made it in a 2 door model.
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I decided to pick up a tool chest box from Tractor Supply, they have two sizes (32inch @ $70 and 44inch @ $100), see below. I ran a computer security cable through two holes I drilled in the box and locked it to the rear seat frame. Inside the box I have a metal plate that the cable runs through so somone can't just simply cut the box where the cable goes into it.

Tractor Supply Co.® Chest, 32 in. - 1092521 | Tractor Supply Company

Tractor Supply Co.® 44 in. Chest Toolbox - 1090993 | Tractor Supply Company
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I decided to pick up a tool chest box from Tractor Supply, they have two sizes (32inch @ $70 and 44inch @ $100), see below. I ran a computer security cable through two holes I drilled in the box and locked it to the rear seat frame. Inside the box I have a metal plate that the cable runs through so somone can't just simply cut the box where the cable goes into it.

Tractor Supply Co.® Chest, 32 in. - 1092521 | Tractor Supply Company

Tractor Supply Co.® 44 in. Chest Toolbox - 1090993 | Tractor Supply Company
Here's a pic of the 32", the 44" could fit, it would be a tight squeeze.

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Locking storage installed.

I finally found an inexpensive locking tool box for the rear!

I purchased a LARIN vehicle storage box from Costco. I made some mounting brackets to mount it on the forward rear seat mounts. I also added a tie down point on each side because I lost the ability to use the seat mounts as tie downs with the box in stalled. The box is 12”x13”x35” and it fits great and it does not take up much space in the rear. It actually hangs over the rear foot wells slightly, but allows access from behind the seat for some added "slightly hidden" storage. I may modify the mount at a later point to make it easier to remove/install. It is connected through the 2"x2"x12" aluminum bracket I made with (4) U bolts that bolt inside the tool box.

I still have room for the dog!! I did not want a large box, but just something to keep valuables (air pump, straps, tools and laptop (daily driver)) in while running with soft top. I think this will work just fine.


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