Patent 4917430 Issued on April 17, 1990. Estimated Expiration Date: June 14, 2008. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
There is disclosed a pickup truck conversion and a method of providing the same involving placing an access opening in the side wall of the pickup truck between the door and the rear-wall of the cab. In axial alignment with said access opening there is provided a frame assembly filling all or part of the space between the side walls and the rear-seat of the truck. The frame assembly defines a storage area therewithin, which can accept various storage means such as hinged storage boxes, various sliding drawers, tool boxes, a work bench, and the like, which are removable and which are slideably mounted within the frame assembly to provide easy access to the stored materials from outside of the pickup truck.