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phillip266 06-20-2005 08:22 PM

Side Storage
 
I have been looking tat the fourm for a while have had a idea but not seen
anyone post it so i figered i would has anyone looked into installing
storage boxs on the sides.
I have been thinking about this for a while now that iam going to keep my bus i started thinking of it agan but not shure where would be the best place to get the boxs as thay can be verey High Price some places
if anyone has ideas please post them
1979 superior 35 foot air breaks auto tranny with 350 chev engine

trx 06-20-2005 10:05 PM

I know there's at least one post about under floor storage boxes. Although I haven't built any dedicated storage compartments yet, I have built something close. Here's my battery compartment:

http://trx.punknet.org/albums/Skooli...0079.thumb.jpg http://trx.punknet.org/albums/Skooli...0080.thumb.jpg

Here you can see the finished doors. Behind the second door houses the LP tanks and the hot water heater. These are all completely home-built.

Chad

Griff 06-21-2005 04:20 AM

Have you tried using the "Search" feature at the top of the page? I have used this feature many times to find posts & threads for subjects I have needed more information on. You can do as wide or narrow a search as you want, and it provides excellent results. Hope it helps!

Ryan Grimm 06-22-2005 08:07 AM

Look in car/truck boneyards for used boxes, they can go VERY cheap.

The side box on my truck was $30, two new locks (keyed alike) $20, Rustoleum and sandpaper $15. Total $65. :D

I've seen the nice aluminum side boxes go used for $50 each.
These are the sit-on-the-side-rail boxes, I've also seen those underbody boxes too. Keep a regular eye on your local junk and scrap metal yards, try Craigslist.org (find one in your area), or Freecycle.org (also one in your area).

Seen two pop-up trailers going for free hereabouts this week. (Boston area)

phillip266 06-22-2005 04:30 PM

thanks guys
 
Thanks for all the ideas
check outthe water injection system i posted looks like its worth the time to build


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