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Old 10-12-2017, 06:50 PM   #1
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Is it possible to add outside storage compartments after the fact?
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Yes, several owners have added storage compartments to their Escape, but it takes skill and tools to work with fiberglass. But it can be done.
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Yes, several owners have added storage compartments to their Escape, but it takes skill and tools to work with fiberglass. But it can be done.
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ETI is only a ferry away. They can do it for you. But why not have it done during build? Would probably be cheaper.
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ETI is only a ferry away. They can do it for you. But why not have it done during build? Would probably be cheaper.
Works out to $300 for the ferry ( at least ) plus cost of the hatch install.
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Another possibility is the addition of a StowAway 2 Cargo Carrier. You do have to consider it's effect on tongue weight, and keep within the limits of the rear hitch, but is is about the only way to add outside storage to a 5.0.

I added one to my 17B & carried around 100 lbs in it. I did move some stuff to the front interior storage (under the small dinette seats) to get the tongue weight back to normal.
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Works out to $300 for the ferry ( at least ) plus cost of the hatch install.
I could have left "probably" out. That's for sure
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