Date: Sat, 6 Jan 2018 14:59:56 -0600
Reply-To: Ralph Meyermann <ralphmeyermann@GMAIL.COM>
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From: Ralph Meyermann <ralphmeyermann@GMAIL.COM>
Subject: Re: Clamshell toolbox
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I did have it made stout enough to assist in front end collision/skid plate.
On Jan 6, 2018 2:58 PM, "Ralph Meyermann" <email@example.com> wrote:
> I sent you the only pic I could find without searching the cloud backup.
> On Jan 6, 2018 2:04 PM, "Roy Nicholl" <RNicholl@nbnet.nb.ca> wrote:
>> I looked at an Atlantic in the UK last year which has a propane tank
>> installed in the claimshell (or, rather in-place of the clamshell) -
>> vehicle ran on either propane or petrol.
>> > On 06-Jan-2018, at 15:09, Chris S <szpejankowski@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
>> > 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?
>> > Chris
>> >> 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
>> >> 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"
>> >> The first quote was $211. I went downs and verified a few design
>> >> 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
>> >> 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
>> >> for those with alternative spare tire carriers. Storage is worth it's
>> >> weight in gold, Westy or tin top.
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