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Old 06-02-2012, 03:45 PM   #1
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Getting ready for first trip

Okay, other than camping in the driveway, we will be heading out in a day for our first trip in the new WhiteHawk. 4 days in a GA state park. In preparation, I did three mods. First mod was a screen door latch that Peggy wanted and loves. Second mod was installing a TurboMax fan. I did not disconnect the original vent fan. Third mod was adding a diamondplate tool box on the trailer tongue with an on/off switch and terminal box for the battery. I have included some pictures of the mods. Now for the trip!
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Old 06-02-2012, 03:52 PM   #2
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Neat mods! Enjoy your first trip.
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Old 06-02-2012, 05:30 PM   #3
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I'm really liking the front tool box - I may have to look into that. Looks like it'd hold the battery, and a lot of the smaller hook up tools and such very efficienctly. Where did you find the tool box?
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Old 06-02-2012, 07:05 PM   #4
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I picked the tool box up in Lowes. It is suppose to be mounted in the bed of your pickup on the side "Kobalt 48-in Silver Aluminum Truck Tool Box". I bought the on off switch and the terminal board in West Marine.
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Old 06-02-2012, 07:16 PM   #5
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I really like the tool box mod.. I would like it for storing our hitch.. which weighs about 100 pounds and is currently stored in one of our storage areas... the problem is that it is so heavy that I can't move it to get anything that is behind it.. I am going to check Lowes..
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Old 06-03-2012, 09:34 AM   #6
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I picked the tool box up in Lowes. It is suppose to be mounted in the bed of your pickup on the side "Kobalt 48-in Silver Aluminum Truck Tool Box". I bought the on off switch and the terminal board in West Marine.
How did you mount it? Did you use U bolts, or drill into your frame?
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Old 06-03-2012, 10:33 AM   #7
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How did you mount it? Did you use U bolts, or drill into your frame?
Ranger, no I didn't drill into the frame. I used 6"x3/8 lag bolts with a big washer in the box. I did drill thru the angle Iron that the battery originally sat in. I put a piece of rubber between the box and the frame. see photos
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Nice mods. May look into that tool box idea as well.
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Good plan ...to make the first mod for the wife....then do the tool box thing
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Good plan ...to make the first mod for the wife....then do the tool box thing
That worked out pretty nicely. But You should see the list she has for me now! Peggy also said after the first trip"We will most likely add to the "LIST". The horror! the horror!
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