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Yes I used the 4 (8mm X 1.25 thread roof nuts) The bolts are about 4 inches long and allow for the bolt to go thru the stock nut far enough to add a jam nut. The cross bars are alum rectangle tubing 1/2" X 1 1/2" X 1/8" wall. The rack is just that Harbor Freight rack with the center section not used. You will need 2 short piece of alum rod one 7/8" and one 5/8" dia to take the place of the center section. I bought a foot of each and cut them in half as you need 1 of each size on each side of the rack. I have seen ppl use wooden dowels too. I sanded and painted the rack as the reviews said the paint sucked. The bolts come down thru the alum tubing with 2 nuts between the tubing and the factory nuts. One nut holds the tubing against the bolt head, and the other holds the roof down, and I used the stock grommets. The jam nut really firms everything up and locks the bolt from turning. I used it this Saturday for the first time, and had a dry bag with about 40# in it on the rack and no issues.
 

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I don't have a picture right now but I went with the Milwaukee Packout system . baseplate , large toolbox drygood box and cooler.
 

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I got a box from Walmart

This 125 L box may not be a permanent solution but it is working well until a better yet affordable solution arises in the aftermarket since Honda is so proud of their 90 L cargo box.
Are you still liking the Sterilite box? Does it keep dust out?
 

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Here is the Pic of the packout system all stacked and interlocked. I don't think it would handle 20 ft jumps but it sure works for my for me.
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I installed it with Clevis pins, fender washers and hairpin cotters from Tractor Supply to mount it without straps yet can easily be removed. Here is the inside of the box.

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By any chance do you remember the size/length of clevis pin you used? Any info is much appreciated, maybe save me some extra trips to the hardware store. Kris
 

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By any chance do you remember the size/length of clevis pin you used? Any info is much appreciated, maybe save me some extra trips to the hardware store. Kris
I used 3/8" x 2" and 3/16" x 2", each with several holes but quite honestly it worked but was a pita at times to get the hairpin cotters in. I changed my box mounting to a couple plates and machine screws.

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This worked really well. It was easy to put the box in/out without having to reach under the bed.


I have since found a box that I like better...

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Moose Utility p/n 3505-0210


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I made a mounting plate for it.


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I refined the mounting to use four 1/4-20 knobs for super easy in/out.
 
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