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    HI all,

    looking for suggestions on a drawer system for an Amarok.

    What works well, what doesn't?

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    Frontrunner.
    Good quality. And very robust.
    With lots of additional options availible
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    Hedgehog,

    do you have one in an Amarok?

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    No... but why would the loadbed of an Amarok be different to any other bakkie.?
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    Not getting a good feeling from FrontRunner. They say you need to panelbeat the front loadbox panel and then also just drill through the floor. Not very inspiring...
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    Quote Originally Posted by GeckoCampers View Post
    Not getting a good feeling from FrontRunner. They say you need to panelbeat the front loadbox panel and then also just drill through the floor. Not very inspiring...
    I had no panelbeating issues.. seems strange.

    But you have to drill to secure the drawers.

    I see no other way.

    Unless you know of a different method?
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    I want to make use of the existing tie down mountings...
    The online instructions indicate this method, the FrontRunner folks seem to think: Ons boor altyd...
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    My research on the Frontrunner kit did not indicate any drilling required for the drawer system - the 4 anchor points are sufficient (there are 6 in the loadbay)

    Even though their gear is fantastic it didn't give me a configuration I needed so I'm in the process of building my own (there is an early version of the build on the "What did you do with your VW Today?" thread)

    Basically a water tank behind the cab, then (currently) battery followed by a (future) NL90 on the left. RHS is dual drawers with 3x ammobox on top, kitchen drawer below (with a 2nd extension drawer for a 2-burner Cadac cooker)

    Don't have any pics of the current status but I'll happily PM you some pics on the weekend.

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    I presume you already know what configuration you want? In my mind that's a more important question than which brand since there are loads of options and it all depends on your use.
    For starter drawers or flat slider, drawers or ammo boxes, space for a fridge, space for a battery, permanent camping vehicle or daily driver where the bakkie gets used for other things as well?
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    Thanks for all the suggestions guys. Will update with pics on the work in progress and final product
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    Quote Originally Posted by DenzilB View Post
    My research on the Frontrunner kit did not indicate any drilling required for the drawer system - the 4 anchor points are sufficient (there are 6 in the loadbay)

    Even though their gear is fantastic it didn't give me a configuration I needed so I'm in the process of building my own (there is an early version of the build on the "What did you do with your VW Today?" thread)

    Basically a water tank behind the cab, then (currently) battery followed by a (future) NL90 on the left. RHS is dual drawers with 3x ammobox on top, kitchen drawer below (with a 2nd extension drawer for a 2-burner Cadac cooker)

    Don't have any pics of the current status but I'll happily PM you some pics on the weekend.

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    Hi Denzil,

    Did you get around to completing your drawers? It would be great if you could post some pics, I have a similar setup and just got a Rock.

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    Try Japie

    local Alberton boy with some good product that will match Front runner.

    http://www.focusdrawersystems.co.za/...w-our-products
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stranger View Post
    Try Japie

    local Alberton boy with some good product that will match Front runner.

    http://www.focusdrawersystems.co.za/...w-our-products
    Busy making mine. Will post pics later in July
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    Outback rak en laaistel, my 2de Amarok, baie tevrede

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    Quote Originally Posted by janvantzn View Post
    Outback rak en laaistel, my 2de Amarok, baie tevrede
    Wie in die Kaap hou Outback aan?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mariuswillemse View Post
    Hi Denzil,

    Did you get around to completing your drawers? It would be great if you could post some pics, I have a similar setup and just got a Rock.
    I'd call it 80% plus complete.

    We did a 3 week trip through Namibia at about 70% complete and realised it needed some mods. Right now we're on a 6 week post retrenchment "rest and reset" trip through western SA. Did some of the changes in a bit of a rush just prior to leaving Durban. Wanted to do some pics of the progressive install but that heavy rain we had complicated things. Will post some general pics shortly

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    I had an Outback. Was very happy. the slider's hook just worked out after three years and 80k km
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    Base with water tank, median mounting strip (probably change that for a steel L-channel in future) and tie-down straps for battery box

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    Sorry about the rotated pics

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