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2017 Center Console Safe FAS1-TL Install

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by lugal317, Mar 22, 2019.

  1. Mar 22, 2019 at 3:07 PM
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    lugal317

    lugal317 [OP] New Member

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    I wanted to share my experience installing the FAS1-TL in my 2017 Tundra CrewMax Limited for my Glock 17 w/ +2 mag, light, and Holosun red dot.

    First of all, the reason I chose this safe was its superior construction and thick 7GA walls. Secondly, it leaves room for console organization. It holds your "valuables" safely and is made in the USA.

    I originally had the Vehicle OCD organizers. Found here and with some modification was able to still utilize them after install.

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01KI3P26K/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00SSKUHAC/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    The safe is installed into the stock bolt holes for the center console using 3" M6-1.0 and some washers.

    Downsides: 1) it opens to the front so flagging a passenger is a possibility, though this is only used when I am forced to leave my valuables in the car - otherwise they're on my person. 2) The M6 bolts aren't as big and tough as I'd like, but someone would have to come really prepared to get this out.

    FYI - if you run a compact or sub-compact, the FAS1-Compact is a bit shorter and opens 90 degrees allowing a right handed draw.

     
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2019
  2. Mar 22, 2019 at 3:11 PM
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    dandailey

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    Gun looks to be very hard to get out right handed...
     
  3. Mar 22, 2019 at 3:13 PM
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    lugal317

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    It is! Like I said, this is only for storage if I'm forced to be without it. While I'm driving its IWB. This is not for "drawing".
     
  4. Mar 22, 2019 at 3:13 PM
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  5. Mar 25, 2019 at 12:10 AM
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    Interesting...
     
  6. May 7, 2019 at 1:33 PM
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    Lockerdown console safe is my choice
     
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  7. May 21, 2019 at 1:28 PM
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    I like the installation of the safe. I'm going to get one.
    I'm a new Trundra owner.
     
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