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Old 02-14-2010, 05:14 PM   #1
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Question InstaTrunk or new Center Console

I Love to take off my top, but i get Super paranoid that something is just gonna walk away with my stuff. like my ipod, GPS, School bag, or whatever i leave in there time to time.

i just wanted some opinions on witch would be a better investment

the instaTrunk

Bestop Instatrunk Black*42624-01 by the Jeep Specialists | Morris 4x4 Center

or a new console, if i get a new console im kind of leaning towards this one bc i like the the spot to set my phone and the lighter plug to charge it. but the only concern i have is that the storage on that seems small, has anyone bought it?

Bestop Instatrunk Black*42624-01 by the Jeep Specialists | Morris 4x4 Center


the main thing is im looking for just a little more sercurity for my goodies and i just want some input on what would be best. also if anyone has any pics of there console or instatrunk i would love to see them.

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Old 02-14-2010, 05:29 PM   #2
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I really like my Tuffy center console, between the front seats. Big lock, made of steel, huge space.

The picture you show is awesome, but it looks like a gear box missing a side: the tailgate IS the 4th side. It's clever. I doesn't intefere with the rear bench.

I'm the kind of guy who feels more secure with my toolbox (just in case.) And tow straps. And jumper cables. And rags. And a quart of oil.

Dude--if you are that kind of guy I'd say go for it. You got me talked into it just from that pic. I love the bestop accesories I have for my jeep. If it was me I'd see how many competitors offer something similar. But it's steel all the same...the ad says "last one left"! Do it.

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didn't realize i posted the same link twice. this is the bestop center console

Bestop Trailmax Pro Console Charcoal*81677-09 by the Jeep Specialists | Morris 4x4 Center


ive always heard good things about the tuffy center consoles when it comes to security. but i really like the power outlet on the bestop console, only thing im worried about is how much room is in the storage compartment.
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Old 02-14-2010, 05:48 PM   #4
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didn't realize i posted the same link twice. this is the bestop center console

Bestop Trailmax Pro Console Charcoal*81677-09 by the Jeep Specialists | Morris 4x4 Center


ive always heard good things about the tuffy center consoles when it comes to security. but i really like the power outlet on the bestop console, only thing im worried about is how much room is in the storage compartment.
That's cool-looking, too.
Here's the deal: if you need extra tools and all the stuff I mentioned, get the rear box.
If you need security for ipod, cd's, title and registration, phone, etc, get the front box.

I know now that I've seen that rear stowaway, I do want one bad.
Soft top comes off when the weather turns nice!
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how to you wirer your radio on the tuffy consoles with spot with the radio.
do you have to wirer on a longer wire for each wire on the harness?
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how to you wirer your radio on the tuffy consoles with spot with the radio.
do you have to wirer on a longer wire for each wire on the harness?
Sorry can't answer that one. Didn't know those consoles had radio hookups. Mine doesn't.
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Old 02-14-2010, 06:15 PM   #7
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yeah some of them have an extra compartment to put your stero. i wouldnt mind having it but if i have to wirer each wire one by one i dont know if i would want it
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I think the trunk will provide better security than the center console (Well, at least better than our center console, can't speak for the competitions). Console has the advantage of being right next to you when you park, so you can put things in really easily, and get to them really easily.

Plenty of room for phone, ipod, etc. Might not be enough for a school bag.
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I think the trunk will provide better security than the center console (Well, at least better than our center console, can't speak for the competitions). Console has the advantage of being right next to you when you park, so you can put things in really easily, and get to them really easily.

Plenty of room for phone, ipod, etc. Might not be enough for a school bag.
Hey Geoff--I want the rear locker. How come the posted ad says "only one left"? Is this a seasonal or limited item? Supplier thing? Or just sold out fast?
Guess my question is when will it become re-available? Thanks--Brent
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Hey Geoff--I want the rear locker. How come the posted ad says "only one left"? Is this a seasonal or limited item? Supplier thing? Or just sold out fast?
Guess my question is when will it become re-available? Thanks--Brent
Remember that you never buy anything directly from us - you've got your choice of hundreds of resellers. So this "one left" is just what the store you're looking at has left.

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