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Date:         Sat, 6 Jan 2018 14:09:33 -0500
Reply-To:     Chris S <szpejankowski@GMAIL.COM>
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From:         Chris S <szpejankowski@GMAIL.COM>
Subject:      Re: Clamshell toolbox
Comments: To: Ralph Meyermann <ralphmeyermann@GMAIL.COM>
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I like the idea. Extra diesel fuel tank? My thought is that anything heavy in spare tire cavity will be difficult to close. Got pics?


> Wiadomość napisana przez Ralph Meyermann <ralphmeyermann@GMAIL.COM> w dniu 06.01.2018, o godz. 10:34: > > Howdy Volks. After going with a rear spare tire carrier, I was pondering > what to do with that available space. I ended up adapting my home made > larger clamshell/tire carrier into a toolbox. I found it handy. Currently I

> took it to my machine/Fab shop guys to make a refined design/prototype. > Roughly 27"x 27" the front of it has 45° angles on the sides and 7" tall. > The first quote was $211. I went downs and verified a few design aspects > including a better sealing surface for the lid and how it fastens down. The > first one/prototype is currently being built. Looking at $211-$250 final > cost from machine shop, I don't know what shipping or anything could be > yet. Hopefully It'll be what I envision and be able to have them available

> for those with alternative spare tire carriers. Storage is worth it's > weight in gold, Westy or tin top.

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