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Old 09-24-2014, 11:31 AM   #1
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Toolbox on tongue 2014 21093 mini lite

I wood like to install a toolbox between the propane tanks and the rv house to store the battery plus storage for the hitch components. Has anyone done this? Where did you get the toolbox? Did you bolt or clamp it to the tongue? Thanking you in advance.
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Old 10-01-2014, 12:00 PM   #2
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I had a toolbox on my last trailer but it had the batteries mounted in front of the propane bottles. The issue I have had is finding one that will fit between the trailer and the bottles. I saw one a Harbor freight that was 14.5 wide, haven't had a chance to measure my 2104s.
I got my last one from Summit Racing and used long bolts down thru the battery tray.I had two batteries, cut off switch and room for cranks,locks and wheel for the tongue jack
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Old 10-01-2014, 06:29 PM   #3
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Thx.....Currently on the road....
Will research your recommendations when I get to a computer.
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Old 10-01-2014, 06:57 PM   #4
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Here's some suggestions:

Trailer tongue storage boxes


Smaller Truck Tool Box on hitch??
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Old 10-01-2014, 07:20 PM   #5
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The Harbor freight box's are listed under Automotive/ then Truck racks & storage. I measure 14.5 from Front of trailer to bottle cover so the largest would be a tight fit. The smaller ones look like they would fit inside the tongue rails and rest on the battery rack. I like the idea of my $300 worth of battery's inside of something besides a plastic battery box with a strap around it as the only protection against crime....
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Old 10-08-2014, 06:30 PM   #6
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I put one on my 1809.
I unbolted the propane tank holder and moved it forward a couple inches, that gave me the extra room needed to fit the metal box in.
As you can see I have two batteries, and their is not much room in their for anything else. You would need a good solid partition to keep heavy metal items from bashing into the batteries and wiring.

I bought mine at Canadian Tire, but I've seen them at Princess Auto (up here in Canada) and other places online. I bought some square end U-bolts to hold the box to the trailer frame. I also put vents in the box, and a fuse and main battery kill switch.

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Thx Trikebubble. Never thought of moving the propane tanks forward. That is a good and probably very workable idea. Thx again..............
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