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Stevepurvis March 26th, 2009 03:51 PM

Discovery Storage
Hello folks anyone got any ideas for shelving, draws, storage in the back or over rear seat area.....pictures would be a great help....

Stevepurvis March 26th, 2009 04:07 PM

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I will offer this to start

dankemper March 28th, 2009 06:54 AM

oh my

dchapman March 28th, 2009 06:55 AM

What do you tow with that thing? A bull dozer?

Stevepurvis March 29th, 2009 04:13 AM

believe it or not that is the standard uk towing bracket....no tidy reciever mounts here in the uk.....

Familyrover March 30th, 2009 03:09 PM

The nicest but also the most expensive I've seen are from African Outback. A great unit, well built, but you'll pay for it.

Stevepurvis March 31st, 2009 04:49 AM

very nice draw sets....but as you say is going to cost you....any other home built ideas folks????

RBBailey May 3rd, 2009 07:12 PM

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I'm starting on this for the DII with rear seats. It will have drawers on the bottom, and the open right hand side is for the old electric Igloo cooler I have. This model is to scale. It won't interfere with rear view any more than a normal pile of cargo.

dchapman May 3rd, 2009 08:13 PM

These drawer systems just keep getting bigger. And now with Igloo electric coolers. Nice.

Scott Brady May 3rd, 2009 09:40 PM

I am using the Adventure Trailers drawer system, which is composite, light-weight and strong. The main drawer holds the recovery gear, compressor and some tools. The drawer on the left holds the remaining tools and spares and the right drawer holds the kitchen kit. Two 1510 Pelican cases are secured to the top of the main drawer for the medical kit and remaining supplies.

The National Luna fridge is mounted to a Front Runner slide, and to the left of the fridge is where I stow the XJack. In the small LR bins aft of the footwells is where the Kermit chairs stow, along with various extra blankets, Quickie straps, etc.

Overall, I am pleased, and the unit makes good use of the limited storage in the rear of the DI.

discotdi May 3rd, 2009 09:51 PM

I see a new addition to your vehicle line-up. very nice. excuse me if I am a bit slow in noticing. I

Stevepurvis May 5th, 2009 05:11 AM

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Found some more pictures of my system that may be interest...Im not mad on drawers as you have to empty them to use the vehicle for other things.....i prefer to use boxes so you can swap them ....also cleaning all the kit after a trip is easy as you can take it all in the house in one box.....

dchapman May 5th, 2009 05:21 AM

Shouldn't this be in the Plumers' Snorkels Are Old News thread?

benlittle May 5th, 2009 08:05 AM

Call me crazy but I rather enjoy the option to look out my back window:noclue:

Stevepurvis May 5th, 2009 01:15 PM

Does Mr Daniel Chapman have some issues to deal with.....or is he and his vehicle just that perfect.......

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