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Old 12-21-2010, 09:47 PM
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Default Toolbox mounting hardware.

I just bought a toolbox real cheap and need some decient mounting hardware. It on only came with one so I had to ghetto fab the other side. I found the kind im looking for but it was 25$ plus shipping for just one clamp which is way more the I want to spend or can afford right now. So if anyone has some just laying around that they don't need let me know. Im also up to ideas on other no-drill ways to mount my toolbox. Thanks for looking.


Heres a picture of the one I have/want.
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Old 12-21-2010, 09:50 PM
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Default Re: Toolbox mounting hardware.

Pics no worky...

Why not just get some stainless carriage bolts & drill thru the toolbox into the bed rails... run the carriage bolts with the round side down (into the truck bed) so nobody can unscrew them.
That's the way I have my toolbox mounted, somebody would have to rip the lids off the toolbox to get it off my bed.
I think I threw away the little J hooks that came with my toolbox.
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Old 12-21-2010, 09:55 PM
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Just go to hardware store and get some threaded j hooks and some washers. Drill hole in the toolbox only. Drop the hooks through and tighten up to the underside of the bed rail. The j bolts are just as good IMO cuz you have to open the lid to get to the nut anyway.

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Old 12-21-2010, 10:05 PM
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Default Re: Toolbox mounting hardware.

Sorry the picture didn't work im on my phone. Here's a link clicky this is the kind I have on the one side an it seems pretty nice.

I'm really not to fond of drilling into my bed rails. I thought about j bolts but I didn't know if they would be secure enough.
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:16 PM
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Yes they are plenty secure enough. Just don't overtighten them to the point that you bend the lip they are attached to. I used two j bolts amd they are fine and have worked for three years
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Old 12-21-2010, 10:27 PM
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Sounds good. Ill probaby go pic some up tomorrow then. I just didnt know how secure they would hold up but I more confident in them now. Thanks guys.
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