Bestop under seat storage


CharlesHS

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I have had the Tuffy installed for quite some time with the fold and tumble seats; the proper positioning of the box was a necessity when I installed mine...., but the function of the box works very well.
 

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does this work w/ after market seats?
That will depend on what type of mounts you're using. I have Mastercraft seats mounted on the factory bases. The Tuffy security drawer works just fine.
 

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You're the 2nd person to mention that, lol! Guess I better replace that map with the 9 so I quit getting shit for that stupid map.
Yes much better than a map, plus with a 9 you can always ask for F'ing directions :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO:

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Fuck smartphones all the way to Hell. I'd rather navigate with a compass and sextant with a pirate map from the 1790s! As it is, I generally use a Garmin - but stop off at AAA for some paper maps on long trips as well.
Agree 100%. I still use a flip phone. If I'm traveling, I use a map. I have taken to making a road trip to Ohio every Fall to visit an old friend. I use a Rand McNally Road Atlas. Paper map, spiral bound.
 

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I chucked up the lathe and machined a couple of aluminum 1” spacers to put under the rear seat bolts and it raised it enough for the seat to slide back and forth smoothly for the Bestop lock box
 

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Agree 100%. I still use a flip phone. If I'm traveling, I use a map. I have taken to making a road trip to Ohio every Fall to visit an old friend. I use a Rand McNally Road Atlas. Paper map, spiral bound.
I use a multi-pronged approach. I'll use Google maps at home on a computer with a nice LARGE display before I leave, to play with the routes, zoom in and out too look at details and the big picture as needed, etc. Then on the road I'll use a GPS but have paper maps with me as well so I can still see the big picture. A dedicated Garmin GPS costs less than one month's data service on a damn smartphone, its always in the car, there's no worries about batteries as its always hooked up, etc, etc. At nite, if I need to play with routes more for the next day, I can do that in my Hotel room with my laptop. Not as nice as my desktop at home, but still a fairly decent sized screen with a real keyboard and mouse.
 

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From what I've read the seat risers might be an added bonus, I just didn't want to spend extra money to have the box.
I think those were the first two mods I did.
I had the Tuffy security deck and Bestop underseat concealed carry draw in my JK and that is the only thing that gave me comfort to go with a soft top all year.
It took a while to find the rear deck for the TJ. And a bit of research to be sure I got the right draw. Easily my favorite interior mods.


The seat risers transform the driving experience IMHO. Don't think of it as a solution for the security draw, but as a game changer to your driving comfort.
 

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I use a multi-pronged approach. I'll use Google maps at home on a computer with a nice LARGE display before I leave, to play with the routes, zoom in and out too look at details and the big picture as needed, etc. Then on the road I'll use a GPS but have paper maps with me as well so I can still see the big picture. A dedicated Garmin GPS costs less than one month's data service on a damn smartphone, its always in the car, there's no worries about batteries as its always hooked up, etc, etc. At nite, if I need to play with routes more for the next day, I can do that in my Hotel room with my laptop. Not as nice as my desktop at home, but still a fairly decent sized screen with a real keyboard and mouse.
I use Google maps in planning also. I plan the route, then divide it up into each days drive. I also use it to look at where a decent motel might be. I try to get mostly through a city so that I don't have to deal with their rush hour. The laptop helps in case of middle of travel route changes.
I don't have a GPS, but so far I've been able to find Ohio without one.
 
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I use Google maps in planning also. I plan the route, then divide it up into each days drive. I also use it to look at where a decent motel might be. I try to get mostly through a city so that I don't have to deal with their rush hour. The laptop helps in case of middle of travel route changes.
I don't have a GPS, but so far I've been able to find Ohio without one.
GPS is great for finding xyzzy Fucktard street, not particularly necessary on a macro scale.
 
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I have had the Tuffy installed for quite some time with the fold and tumble seats; the proper positioning of the box was a necessity when I installed mine...., but the function of the box works very well.
Did you use the smaller Tuffy box?
I'm trying to figure out if the larger one (designed for the non-flip seat) can be used with a flip seat with some modifications.