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YellowRubiU 11-05-2006 07:01 PM

Huffy Tool Box
 
Wanted a lockable storage box for some basic tools but didn't want to loose too much space and wanted to be able to remove it without major hassle. I also didn’t want to spend major $’s on a Tuffy box so I made a “Huffy” instead.

Got this diamond plate toolbox from Northern Tool - 20in. x 10in. x 9in (LxDxH) - ($60)

http://www.rodquiros.com/images/jeep/box/ntbox.gif

Got two 5/16, 6” clothe line hooks, a Stanley padlock latch, and black texture spray paint from Home Depot - $10

This is how it came out.
http://www.rodquiros.com/images/jeep/box/2.jpg

Hooked it to the tie-downs behind the seat with the clothe line hooks. Closed the loop on the hooks a little and grinded them down with a Dremel just a hair so they would fit under the tie-downs in order to put them through the side of the box.
http://www.rodquiros.com/images/jeep/box/3.jpg

Used some big washers and wing nuts inside the box to secure it to the hooks that come through the side. If I need the space to lay something flat or big back there I can take the box off in just a couple of minutes.
http://www.rodquiros.com/images/jeep/box/5.jpg

Now I have to put some real tools in there besides my snow brush and ice scraper :D

Not bullet proof but at least something to keep things out of plain view and hopefully make the dirt bags move on to an easier target.

coolman8bc 11-05-2006 08:42 PM

Cool, I bought my jeep with a Tuffy in it already. Guess I got lucky. But yours should do the job nicely, for a fraction of the price.


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