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03-03-2012, 07:56 AM #1
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Would Chevy implement a RamBox like feature?
Eventhough the first versiosn of the Dodge RamBox have not been perfect.. issues with lid fading and cheap plastic containers.. the idea is simply brilliant IMO and a really desireable and successful option. Word is Dodge is going ot make it available in all its trucks in 2013.
I would be incredible if Chevy returned to the side step design in 2014 making the wheel wells extra fat and distinctive and then used rear wheel space for a hard sheetmetal deep storage boxes. I find a perfectly square 4x8 bed to be perfect and visually appealing. Any legal reason Chevy (and Ford) could not copy the feature?
03-03-2012, 11:36 PM #2
I think it's possible but GM would have to be very careful how they design and implement the feature. It's a really neat feature, utilizing space that's already there for storage and eliminating the need for toolboxes and other extraneous storage.04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light
03-04-2012, 06:21 AM #3
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03-05-2012, 01:42 AM #5
Would have been perfect on the 88-98 stepsides.
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03-21-2012, 03:37 AM #6
I'd definitely give an upgrade a look if they offered it.
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03-21-2012, 05:50 AM #7
its an interesting thought to be sure, im not so sure id like it tho, at least not how dodge did it, to me, it ruins the lines of the bed, with the latch area, and the seams for the lid.
just my opinion tho.
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03-21-2012, 10:47 AM #8
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03-21-2012, 12:03 PM #9
Anyway, I've taken a look at the ram box system and I prefer my Avalanche. The ram box is wider but not as deep. It's about the same length, but the ram box would make putting long things in it easier. BUT, because it is so shallow, I don't think I would be able to fit my tool set into it that I always keep in the saddlebag of my Avalanche. My storage might be narrow, but that tool set fits in there and the storage is deep enough to get the whole thing in.
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