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Unread 7th August 2016, 10:51 PM
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Default Forester Boot Floor - Help Needed...

Hey Guys,

I'm just after a few ideas. For a while now I've had my Engel mounted to the OEM boot lining of my 2015 Forester. But the recent addition of an ArkPak has me concerned.

When I place the ArkPak (approximately 30kg) in the boot, the floor sags under the weight, and I'd like to do something about it before I hit the road.

I'm just wondering what others might have done to either reinforce the OEM carpet floor, or DIY tips for a new stronger floor.

I don't really want to go all out and install drawers etc. even if they would be rather handy.

Any tips would be appreciated.

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Unread 7th August 2016, 11:30 PM
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Robbks made a super floor etc for his. Search for his thread about his build.
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Unread 8th August 2016, 12:12 AM
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If you plan on keeping it all in the back for extended periods of time a strut tower brace may be useful.
Easy to put in and out when not needed and keeps them, more or less, vertical.
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Unread 8th August 2016, 05:08 AM
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I took out all the floor trim, put it together ontop of a sheet of 1/4" ply and traced out a piece. Covered the top in grip rubber and cut out the hinged section of the floor for the jack.
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