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Ideas for extra space??

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Ignato, Feb 5, 2004.

  1. Ignato

    Ignato Registered Member

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    I have a 4 inch lift on my 88 Blazer, and I noticed that there is a bunch of empty space right above the rear driveline.
    I was thinking, MAYBE you could put a spare tire up underneath there. It sure wouldn't be fun getting it out when you needed it, but it would be out of the way.
    Another idea is an extra GAS tank. That would be handy.
    Anyone else have any ideas?? Has anybody done any of the above? What was involved?
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    i have a small floor mounted tool box that is hidden and opens from the top. its pretty handy, i'll take pics tomorrow if youd like /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    An ice chest hidden from view. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif I wish.
     
  4. Ignato

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    I would like that. /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
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    That is where i'm mounting my OBA tanks /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif
     
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    before my truck was lifted i had an ammo can where the spare tire used to go. i used it to move bottles of precious liquids around in it.
     
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    I saw a K5 that had no rear seat in it and the guy used it for hunting. I think it was a mid 80's model. The area behind the front seats before the floor raises in the rear, he built a "gun box" out of wood and covered it with the same color carpet as the rest of the floor. It was a pretty good sized box. You couldn't even tell it was there until it was opened. Looked factory. He had the inside lined with something, but I don't remember what. You couldn't see the plywood that he used though.

    Kris
     
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    gun safe? place to mount big amps for a bling bling stereo system?

    personally I like that space being empty, when I want to work under there I can sit indian style next to the driveshaft and there is plenty of headroom. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif

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    [ QUOTE ]
    place to mount big amps for a bling bling stereo system?

    j

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    The stereo goes BEHIND the back seat. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif leaving you with the cargo space of a geo metro back there. /forums/images/graemlins/doah.gif[ QUOTE ]
    personally I like that space being empty, when I want to work under there I can sit indian style next to the driveshaft and there is plenty of headroom. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif



    [/ QUOTE ] Same here! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Ammo cans are good toolboxes and store jumper cables, and maybe a 1st aid/emergency kit. If you live in a colder climate, how warm would food be inside??? /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
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    You could always put a giant water tank underneath hooked up to an electric pump for showers when your out camping! Course that would be some mighty chilly water! /forums/images/graemlins/yikes.gif
     
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    /forums/images/graemlins/bow.gif That is so cool! /forums/images/graemlins/bow.gif
     
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    you can't link the pic's?
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    wierd, i couldnt earlier, i'm gonna move them now anyway
     

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