How to Install an Auto Safe

This is an electric auto safe and how I mounted it under my seat

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How to Install an Auto Safe
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This is the safe I will be mounting under my seat

This is the safe I will be mounting under my seat

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It's electric and this is what it looks like when it's popped open

It's electric and this is what it looks like when it's popped open

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First a test fit under my seat

First a test fit under my seat

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Make sure it still opens and checking the clearance

Make sure it still opens and checking the clearance

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I used painters tape to mark off the area

I used painters tape to mark off the area

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Removed all the bolts that hold the seat down

Removed all the bolts that hold the seat down

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Then tilted it back

Then tilted it back

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I wanted a slight tilt to it, so whatever I have, slides to the front when it opens, for easy access when I'm sitting down. I need to build a bracket 3" tall

I wanted a slight tilt to it, so whatever I have, slides to the front when it opens, for easy access when I'm sitting down. I need to build a bracket 3" tall

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Use some flat steel and bent it with a rubber mallet and vice

Use some flat steel and bent it with a rubber mallet and vice

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Test fit

Test fit

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Cut the excess

Cut the excess

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Drilling the mounting holes

Drilling the mounting holes

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Test the bracket and make sure it still fits

Test the bracket and make sure it still fits

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View from the back

View from the back

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Marking the holes to mount it to the floor

Marking the holes to mount it to the floor

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Drilled

Drilled

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Used my tap and die set to thread the holes

Used my tap and die set to thread the holes

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Drilled and tapped all of the mounting holes, then bolted it down

Drilled and tapped all of the mounting holes, then bolted it down

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I ran the switch, that I'm not going to show, but I wired it into the power of the seat then mounted it someone hidden, but convenient .  I then bolted the seat back down

I ran the switch, that I'm not going to show, but I wired it into the power of the seat then mounted it someone hidden, but convenient . I then bolted the seat back down

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