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Old August 14th, 2010, 11:21 PM   #1
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I have been try to think of an efective way to install a sliding drawer into the rear of the Xj. I was thinking of a tool box drawer, but need to enclose the top of it. Has anyone built anything like this and would know a good way of doing it?
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Old August 14th, 2010, 11:29 PM   #2
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Old August 15th, 2010, 01:35 PM   #3
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I just build one for my tj. Its about 28 wide and 35 deep and about 13 tall. It works great and keeps all my parts, tools, ect, in a safe enclosed area. I would do a build thread but this site is fucked up and nobody seems to want to fix my issue with pic hosting, so no build up thread. sorry.
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I just build one for my tj. Its about 28 wide and 35 deep and about 13 tall. It works great and keeps all my parts, tools, ect, in a safe enclosed area. I would do a build thread but this site is fucked up and nobody seems to want to fix my issue with pic hosting, so no build up thread. sorry.
Works perfect.
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Works perfect.
It does now that I've put bumpers in it to limit the travel and keep it from slamming back and forth. You could just skip the drawer and bungee cord all your shit to random places in your jeep like your a god damn gypsy.
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It does now that I've put bumpers in it to limit the travel and keep it from slamming back and forth. You could just skip the drawer and bungee cord all your shit to random places in your jeep like your a god damn gypsy.
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It does now that I've put bumpers in it to limit the travel and keep it from slamming back and forth. You could just skip the drawer and bungee cord all your shit to random places in your jeep like your a god damn gypsy.
Thats how I roll
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It does now that I've put bumpers in it to limit the travel and keep it from slamming back and forth. You could just skip the drawer and bungee cord all your shit to random places in your jeep like your a god damn gypsy.
Lame. You have a big ass box in the back and still don't carry half the shit you need. Me, I still have my rear seat in and you are always asking to borrow shit.

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Me too. At least I'm not whining "oh, my latch broke".
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You could just skip the drawer and bungee cord all your shit to random places in your jeep like your a god damn gypsy.


The visual to go along with that statement is perfect!
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Lame. You have a big ass box in the back and still don't carry half the shit you need. Me, I still have my rear seat in and you are always asking to borrow shit.







Me too. At least I'm not whining "oh, my latch broke".
What have I ever needed that I didn't have and what have I ever borrowed from you? Usually your tools are easier to get to because there just laying all over the floor rattling around.
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Has anyone possibly gone to sears, menards, ect and just bought a drawer from a tool box with the slides and a lid?

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You could just skip the drawer and bungee cord all your shit to random places in your jeep like your a god damn gypsy.
Thats kinda what I have going on right now. I have atleast three tool boxes in the back durring most trips. I bought the xj wanting the room in the back but now its gets taken up with tools.
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Old August 16th, 2010, 05:18 PM   #12
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rubbermaid..............that and a ratchet strap, works in my xj
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rubbermaid..............that and a ratchet strap, works in my xj
I keep my spare parts, fluid and extra large tools in my rubber maid. But I still have my tool boxes with hand tools that need to stop sliding around in the cargo bay. I want to be able to store about thirty pounds in the drawer. I was thinking of making a frame of 1"x1" steel to mount the drawer slides on. Any input on design?
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Some 4X4 web site owner/douchebag from Wyoming
had a pretty good idea and made these.

if you did something like this you would still have all your floor space and
still have room for a cooler, chairs and stuff for Monkey.
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go to sears and by their blowmolded box for $30. the one they sell in the store has 4 drawers, one each for 1/4" drive,3/8"drive, and 1/2" drive, with individual spots for sockets,rachets,drive adapters/ext. and one misc.tool drawer for wrenches,screwdrivers and extra needed tools. I use one that has 3 drawers and a flip up lid that has latches on the side to hold the drawers in, but you can't get that case by it self.
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Some 4X4 web site owner/douchebag from Wyoming
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if you did something like this you would still have all your floor space and
still have room for a cooler, chairs and stuff for Monkey.
looks heavy. I want to do something a touch smaller. I went and measured, looking for something in this size 36"x24"x5"

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I have case's for my sockets already, just want to store them and my other hand tools below so I still have room everything the wife wants to bring
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it might be easier to just limit the wife a backpack and a purse she can hold in her lap
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What have I ever needed that I didn't have and what have I ever borrowed from you? Usually your tools are easier to get to because there just laying all over the floor rattling around.
Next time you need my jumper cables I'll tell you too bad, they're bungeed. Actually, the only thing bungeed on our last run was my chainsaw.
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Next time you need my jumper cables I'll tell you too bad, they're bungeed. Actually, the only thing bungeed on our last run was my chainsaw.
Thats pretty week actually I didnt know those were yours, I was too busy wrenchin'.
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