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Has anyone bought one of these yet? Do you ya'll think its worth the cost? I was looking for some better pics of it (how it mounted and so forth ) and a good price. So far the best price's Ive been able to find are around $500 bucks.
 

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You may want to PM Uphill and Volhoo. I believe they both have that box.
 

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Has anyone bought one of these yet? Do you ya'll think its worth the cost? I was looking for some better pics of it (how it mounted and so forth ) and a good price. So far the best price's Ive been able to find are around $500 bucks.
I bought one for $350 from 4x4 Parts, Accessories, Tires, Fender Flares, Rubicon Express, Poison Spyder Customs - last November. I sold it to STHARRIS a couple of months ago. The box is solid, but it's awkward to get into, it raises the center of gravity, I had a lock problem and ended up getting a new one from Tuffy (free). I drilled the old one.

It failed on the trail when I needed to get into it and retrieve recovery gear (stored in it) when SEANK broke an axle. I couldn't get into the box on the road. After drilling the lock at home, I did get the box open.

Positives:

  • The box is sturdy
  • The box fits well on the OEM rack with an exception (below)
  • The price $350 was affordable

Negatives:

  • The front bracket where the box attaches to the OEM rack has a design flaw that could be fixed by using a carriage bolt instead of the bolt supplied. The rack still goes on securely but it's not "right".
  • The box weight and contents raise the center of gravity.
  • The lock that the box came with failed. I had to drill it and Tuffy sent me a replacement lock free of charge. But it was a PITA and if you were in the back woods when the lock failed, you'd be out of luck because you need to drill it to get it open.
  • It's awkward to get gear in and out of.
  • It's nearly impossible to clean under it.
  • I kept it on for several runs but ended up selling it for a loss.

A few photos per your request:

Four brackets attach the storage container to the roof.




annotated as to the location of the lock
 

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This has probably been said before, but it's nice, big, sturdy and it won't allow you to park in many underground parking lots because of o'head clearance. I really like mine!!
 
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