Crossover tool boxes are tool boxes for trucks that's suspended on the bed, behind the cab with its side resting on the top of the side rails. Since it is suspended, the truck bed can be fully utilized for carrying long and bulky items. They are commonly used on pickup trucks placed just behind the cab. They are built to be the storage space for your truck tools and equipments. If you ever need to move a number of different tools, these truck tool boxes are perfect for the job. Most trusted makers are recognized in the market to provide quality tool boxes. Several style exists for crossover tool boxes in plastic, aluminum, and steel. You can either have a single for larger tool boxes or double lid configuration for easy access on either side of the truck.
The lids of crossover style toolboxes can either be single lid that opens to the back of the truck, gull wing for easy access from either side of the truck, or split lid styles that open like single lids but are split in two pieces. Some designs have spring gas shocks or assisted lids to open the lids to makes it more convenient and easy to use. The are fitted with self adjusting locks or striker for better security of the tool box. Crossover truck toolboxes are designed with enough space for most of your tools in addition to having a tough construction to handle any of your storage needs. They can be either made from polyethylene, aluminum with extreme durability, or stainless steel construction with fully welded seams for extra durability, Some models are even made from a whole piece of steel so you can be sure the bottom won't fall off.
The most common use of tool boxes is to protect your tools from theft or damage and other external elements. Crossover truck tool boxes are made to be resistant to extreme weather and spills from oil. gasoline, and other solvents. They are also powder coated with black or white finish for added protection and to match your truck. Other features includes removable tray for small parts and some are designed to fit compact trucks.
One of the major advantage of having a crossover tool box is it helps to keep your tools from curious eyes and protect them from the weather and other threats. They are also made with superb quality since it's made from durable materials and will last for an entire lifetime. If you are concerned with the added weight to your pickup truck, aluminum and polyethylene are lighter than stainless steel. They are also unaffected by rust and moisture. For accessibility, features are included using gas struts and paddle handles to make it easier to get tools. And they can match the color to your truck.
There are some useful tips in finding the perfect crossover tool box for your pickup truck. Find out how many tools you will carry and how much storage space is needed before getting a crossover toolbox. If you have longer and larger tools, they can be easy to access with single lids and split lids while hand tools are fine with gull wing style lids. Measure the bed of your truck and select a size wide enough for your pickup truck.
Crossover tool boxes are an excellent tool box for any pickup truck that needs extra storage that is protected from thieves and harsh weather.