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Storage Trunk for Malone MicroSport and XtraLight Trailers - Hard Shell - 3.7 cu ft

Storage Trunk for Malone MicroSport and XtraLight Trailers - Hard Shell - 3.7 cu ft

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Malone Accessories and Parts - MPG481


  • Hard shell storage trunk
  • Provides dry storage space on Malone MicroSport or XtraLight trailer
  • Removable lid
  • Lockable for added security - locks not included
  • Galvanized mounting brackets
  • Fits perfectly in the trailer's framework
  • Includes 9' tie-down strap
  • Storage space: 3.7 cu ft
  • 5-Year warranty
  • Made in the USA


MPG481 Storage Trunk for Malone MicroSport and XtraLight Trailers - Hard Shell - 3.7 Cubic Feet



MPG481 Installation InstructionsInstallation Details MPG481 Installation instructions



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Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Malone Trailers Hard Shell Storage Trunk Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to be taking a look at the Malone Storage Trunk for the Micro-Sport and the Extra Light. Part number MPG481. This storage trunk is going to sit underneath your kayaks, paddle boards, bikes, or any other accessories you've got mounted on your trailer. So you've got extra storage space to bring some gear with you.It comes with a nine foot tie down strap to keep your case secure to your trailer. And you'll find four locations where you can lock your top to your bottom to provide extra security. The whole case slides out, so when you get where you're going if it's filled with beach gear, just take it on down to the beach with you.

It's even got wheels so you can roll it along.There's four latches. Two on each side that hold the lid on. The entire lid can be removed for easy access to all your items. The included mounting brackets are made of a galvanized steel, so it'll be rust resistant and durable. Now as far as storage options for your Malone trailer, this is the only one that won't require modifications to your trailer.

It comes with everything you need to get it installed. Let's show you how to do that now.Included with your storage trunk, you're going to get two brackets. These brackets are going to mount on the existing hardware for your leaf spring. On the Extra Light, it's going to mount on the rear leaf spring bolts, using the two rear most holes of the bracket. But on your Micro-Sport it's going to mount on the front two holes of the bracket using the front leaf spring hardware.

Now, even though the bracket's going to mount in a different location depending if you have the Extra Light or the Micro-Sport, the process is going to be the same.You'll need a 9/16 inch wrench to remove the bolts for your leaf spring. Now we're ready to position our bracket into place. You want to take your wiring and make sure that it's not trapped underneath the bracket. And slide the bracket on the bolts. You may have to push the leaf spring in to get the bolt hole lined back up.

And then push it back up through the leaf spring bracket, frame, and box bracket. And put your nuts back on.Now you can place your trunk on the brackets, lining it up between the bracket ears. And before you strap it down, pop the lid off, fill it up with whatever gear you're going to bring with you, and now you can load it up with anything you need to bring with you on your trip. Whether it be chocks to hold your trailer, straps to tie-down your gear, sports equipment, you have everything you need and you're ready to strap it down.Use the included nine foot strap. Just slide it up through the side hole, out through the top hole, drape it across the top of the case, go down through the top hole, and the back out through the side hole. Slide it through the bottom opening of the felt protector and then through your buckle. Now, just pull it tight.And that completes our look at the Malone storage trunk for the Extra Light or Micro-Sport trailer.


Customer Reviews

Storage Trunk for Malone MicroSport and XtraLight Trailers - Hard Shell - 3.7 cu ft - MPG481

Average Customer Rating:  4.6 out of 5 stars   (5 Customer Reviews)


- MPG481
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etrailer is a great site with very competitive pricing and shipping. The Malone xtra-light storage box is awesome. I can put all the things from my Hobie Pro Angler into the box prior to towing it to my fishing location. Once I pull the kayak off the trailer I can open the box and set it up my gear (fish finder, rod holders, mirage drive, etc). The box locks and is strapped to the trailer while driving. It's perfect. Excellent all around. 524442



- MPG481
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EASY TO INSTALL 663218



- MPG481
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Like the product but the instructions do not go with the trailer the way it shows. This is the second product of Malone that I received with incorrect instructions. It is not the fault of Etrailer. I am very happy with the items I have ordered from them. 568956


Comments

What trailer are you using the storage trunk on? The trunk is compatible with Malones MicroSport and XtraLight trailers only, and the exact positioning of the trunk will depend on which of those two you have. You can see more details in the video provided above.

-- Mike L - 09/26/2018

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- MPG481
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I am very pleased with the product and the etrailer company. The communication was very good. The storage bin was easy to install. 555994



- MPG481
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Fast Shipping. Easy to install. I was able to fit both mirage drives for my Hobie kayaks inside, freeing up space in my SUV. 449557


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