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Old 06-23-2014, 10:53 AM   #1
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TV toolbox

I need a toolbox on my TV. Removed my low profile box when we got the camper, because thought it would be in the way. After looking and testing, our trailer is so far back, there's no way it'll hit.
My problem is I can adjust my interior rear view mirror, and watch the pin into the hitch. With the tool box, that view is blocked.
Is there a way around this? Mirrors, or something?
Don't want to spend $$$ on something I already have!
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Old 06-23-2014, 11:06 AM   #2
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I just turn around rise up in the seat a little and watch it out the back window...works for me.
you could always pick up one of the cheap wireless rear camera setup for under $100 I guess
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Old 06-24-2014, 06:50 PM   #3
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I have a low profile box on my Ford CC F250, added it after I bought the trailer and was concerned about not being able to see the hitch, I figured if I lined up the rear middle headrest with the pin box in the mirror I would be real close, get out once to make sure it's lined up and hitch, hasn't been a problem
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Old 06-24-2014, 06:54 PM   #4
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I'll try that. Discs in neck won't let me turn my head enough, but I'll try Jonrjen's suggestion! J, duh! I never thought to try that! Just spoiled to the rearview!



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Old 06-25-2014, 04:07 AM   #5
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A buddy of mine has the same problem with his SB Ford. All he did was painted a small stripe on the toolbox so he could line up the hitch each time by looking in the mirror. Once he sees the height is correct, he watches the rear view and lines up the stripe with the pin and backs right under it.
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Old 06-25-2014, 07:04 AM   #6
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I made this and just sat it on the pin box.
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