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Old 12-04-2012, 08:21 AM   #1
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found a hidden treasure in my uhaul frame

i was taking part of my frame to have a piece bent and as i'm walking to the shop a tube drops out of the rear of the frame. i look at the frame and then a look around to see if anyone had drop something. it was just me. i look at the frame, and notice there is a tube welded on the back with two yellow caps. i look at the tube like it was a bottle that had just washed up on shore with a hidden message in it.
so i pick it up, on roll the paper and found a (copy) of the original ownership for my trailer. not a huge value but a cool find one i thought


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Old 12-04-2012, 08:25 AM   #2
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:32 AM   #3
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Good find! All the UHauls had this secret tube welded just in front of the bumper. Mine has the original registration, others have just found an empty tube.

UHaul was hyper paranoid about theft. You will find UHaul ownership stamps all over the trailer from the windows to the charge controller, the battery case, the furnace, the hood vent, the original tires, the frame in numerous places. Mine even has a decal that says possession without a valid rental contract is evidence of theft!
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Old 12-04-2012, 08:49 AM   #4
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i was taking part of my frame to have a piece bent and as i'm walking to the shop a tube drops out of the rear of the frame. i look at the frame and then a look around to see if anyone had drop something. it was just me. i look at the frame, and notice there is a tube welded on the back with two yellow caps. i look at the tube like it was a bottle that had just washed up on shore with a hidden message in it.
so i pick it up, on roll the paper and found a (copy) of the original ownership for my trailer. not a huge value but a cool find one i thought


There is also on some CTs a stainless steel plate stamped with the VIN and manufacture date...pics at thread # 164-167
New old stock uhaul side windows
I believe it was painted over at the factory so as to be pretty much undetectable by the theives!
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