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Old 09-17-2017, 06:01 PM   #1
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Undercarriage Storage to Sides of Spare

Has anyone had undercarriage storage boxes installed to the left and right of the spare tire, with the spare in its regular undercarriage location? (Or in front of the spare, between it and the rear differential?)

Also, does anyone know anything about boxes which mount there and are accessible only from the bottom. Like this:

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Old 09-17-2017, 06:43 PM   #2
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Neat idea.
And probably a little bit easier to install something like that than the interior-trap-door-accessed storage well that a number of guys here have on their rigs.
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Old 09-17-2017, 07:14 PM   #3
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I've been thinking about that exact thing. Military surplus rocket of motor boxes maybe
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Old 09-19-2017, 09:40 AM   #4
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Has anyone had undercarriage storage boxes installed to the left and right of the spare tire, with the spare in its regular undercarriage location? (Or in front of the spare, between it and the rear differential?)

Also, does anyone know anything about boxes which mount there and are accessible only from the bottom. Like this:

That looks like a Jerry can...
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Old 09-19-2017, 10:21 AM   #5
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Ronco has a 5 gallon tank which fits that space on an EB really well. I put one on each side to provide 10+ gals of total holding tank capacity. I can get the tank model number if anyone is interested, just let me know.

With a little modification, they could be made to sit sealed flush up against the bottom of the floor and opened up as accessible storage from inside. I think it is a difficult spot to make it a drop down removable from outside storage area due to the debris and dirt kicked up by the tires.

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Large grey center box is my underfloor storage box accessible from inside, also a Ronco tank, 55 gallons capacity
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Ronco has a 5 gallon tank which fits that space on an EB really well. I put one on each side to provide 10+ gals of total holding tank capacity. I can get the tank model number if anyone is interested, just let me know.
Great use of this space!
1der, if you do end up coming across the part numbers for those 5-gallon tanks, that would be great.

(Btw -- it appears you have an EB....do you have any idea if that space is too small on an RB to fit those same tanks? (Due to shorter rear overhang / shorter front-to-rear space in that area?))
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Ronco tank is an RV357 20'x7"x11.5" rated 6 gals. 3/16" wall thickness for this size tank is sufficient.

RB length van does not have this space. The rear leaf spring shackle is right in there.

Let me know if you want a Ronco tank, I have an account with them.
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