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Unread 06-14-2013, 10:34 AM   #1
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TJ Instatrunk in YJ - install questions

Just wondering what folks have done to secure the TJ instatrunk in a YJ? It appears to fit rather well, but obviously the YJ doesn't have the holes in the body to secure via the supplied thumbscrews. I was thinking maybe installing nutserts into the sidewalls. Any other ideas, other than securing with sheet-metal screws?

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Unread 06-14-2013, 11:35 AM   #2
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Unread 06-14-2013, 11:38 AM   #3
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You can drill and use a bolt and nut if the bolt will come through into the access space behind the tail lights.
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