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taintedplay
12-12-2008, 05:38 PM
i would like to not have to drill in my trunk (expedition) so can i just like velcro it down? or would that come up

KyleBechtold
12-12-2008, 05:39 PM
if the carpet on the floor is secured velcro will work fine

Pioneer~Saturn
12-12-2008, 05:39 PM
If it isnt a large box, velcro would do fine...it's just if someone wants to jack it...theyll just have to yank it off the velcro and 'see ya'..

revrider1
12-12-2008, 05:40 PM
Velcro isnt gonna hold a box for long man, especially if its huge. I always use L Brackets for mine, but that requires drilling. Or make some shims to make the box fit snug in the cabin area.

KyleBechtold
12-12-2008, 05:40 PM
depending on the box size 2-3 pieces front to back should work..

revrider1
12-12-2008, 05:41 PM
If it isnt a large box, velcro would do fine...it's just if someone wants to jack it...theyll just have to yank it off the velcro and 'see ya'..Thats why I use L Brackets, more work to steal it

KyleBechtold
12-12-2008, 05:41 PM
heavy boxes move less.. ask mr newton about his laws..

KyleBechtold
12-12-2008, 05:42 PM
if someone wants to steal it nothing will stop them.. the more **** to secure it the more they will trash your vehicle to get it out..

geowick07
12-12-2008, 05:42 PM
You could pull up the carpet and see if there are any existing holes that you can use. If you find a hole, you could try to use it to anchor an L-bracket. Just a thought...



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revrider1
12-12-2008, 05:42 PM
Heavy boxes also tend to rip something like velcro off very easy

KyleBechtold
12-12-2008, 05:44 PM
hes got an expedition.. I doubt he is drifting in that bish.. velcro will work just fine.. bigger box add more velcro.. try to find big pieces though not the little strips..

revrider1
12-12-2008, 05:46 PM
It works dont get me wrong, just never lasted for me. Good Luck...

KyleBechtold
12-12-2008, 05:53 PM
It works dont get me wrong, just never lasted for me. Good Luck...

im not saying its fine in every situation but in one like his with it being a large suv velcro will hold it from sliding... now then.. Safety issue.. with a hatch if you roll or get in a big accident that box may fly forward and own you.. bolting is a good idea but if you insist on not.. velcro will do the trick..

revrider1
12-12-2008, 05:56 PM
Ouch, yes I never thought of that in an SUV. Id bolt it for sure now, lol...

KyleBechtold
12-13-2008, 12:03 AM
Ouch, yes I never thought of that in an SUV. Id bolt it for sure now, lol...

ya its not something most think about until it happens.. whether its your fault or not in the accident the box flying into the back of your head is your fault for not properly securing it.. and its not worth getting smacked/possibly dying

DonH
12-13-2008, 12:09 AM
JUST BOLT THE FVCKN THING MAN! L brackets as already stated! just use 4 of em. each corner. DONE! ur gona have 2 sacrifice man! i had someone break into my truck when i had two tens and lickily that box wuz BOLTED 2 the floor and i stripped the screws out purposely as well as the woofers screws! (b 4 i get flamed for this statement know that i have this nifty little tool called the GATER that unscrews stripped ****)

KyleBechtold
12-13-2008, 12:13 AM
JUST BOLT THE FVCKN THING MAN! L brackets as already stated! just use 4 of em. each corner. DONE! ur gona have 2 sacrifice man! i had someone break into my truck when i had two tens and lickily that box wuz BOLTED 2 the floor and i stripped the screws out purposely as well as the woofers screws! (b 4 i get flamed for this statement know that i have this nifty little tool called the GATER that unscrews stripped ****)

im surprised they didn't shove a screwdriver through the woofer out of anger.. and a crow bar will still own L brackets.. like i said.. if a thief wants it they will get it

DonH
12-13-2008, 12:16 AM
im surprised they didn't shove a screwdriver through the woofer out of anger.. and a crow bar will still own L brackets.. like i said.. if a thief wants it they will get it

so true! haha so true! i have everything insured now fo sho!

KyleBechtold
12-13-2008, 12:18 AM
how did you go about doing that? sorry for thread jacking lol..

ughhibye
12-13-2008, 12:21 AM
my **** gets bolted down with 1/2 inch grade 8 bolts and 4 inch washers.

ive seen what a box does in a car accident. L brackets dont do ****

DonH
12-13-2008, 12:24 AM
how did you go about doing that? sorry for thread jacking lol..

ima pm you!

Pioneer~Saturn
12-13-2008, 12:27 AM
my **** gets bolted down with 1/2 inch grade 8 bolts and 4 inch washers.

ive seen what a box does in a car accident. L brackets dont do ****

What kind of accident are we talking about? Because if you have a healthy amount of L-brackets, it can stand up to quite a beating..

ughhibye
12-13-2008, 12:31 AM
What kind of accident are we talking about? Because if you have a healthy amount of L-brackets, it can stand up to quite a beating..

there were 4 L brackets per side dual 12 box 4 cubes. GF rear ended someone at 30mph. in her blazer **** thing came over the back seat

DonH
12-13-2008, 12:36 AM
there were 4 L brackets per side dual 12 box 4 cubes. GF rear ended someone at 30mph. in her blazer **** thing came over the back seat

dang! dont hit people with ur car :fyi: