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Old 01-04-2013, 08:12 PM
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I too have zero leaks during rain, washing and the like.
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do your Ram Boxes leak during heavy rain, or did they finally fix that issue for the 2012s
Never had a problem with my 2009
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My 12 doesn't leak even going through car wash. You do have to make sure that you shut it so that the 2nd lock setting engages. It is similar to the old cars in that close lightly it is hooked but you can still move it up and down a little. Push it further and you feel the 2nd lock setting engages and there is no movement of the lid then.
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My 12 doesn't leak even going through car wash. You do have to make sure that you shut it so that the 2nd lock setting engages. It is similar to the old cars in that close lightly it is hooked but you can still move it up and down a little. Push it further and you feel the 2nd lock setting engages and there is no movement of the lid then.
That in bold is the secret right there.

I didn't latch one side of my box fully one time during a bath and did have some standing water inside all compartments. I was worried that it was a manufacturer's fault and the truck needed a visit back to the dealership.

I quickly discovered the quick/operator error fix.
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super old thread. But i completed my rambox power lock retrofit. Some parts from the dealer, some from ebay and some made by me. Was pretty simple and works flawlessly (some trial and error). But i'm happy with the results. Not sure how many 2011 rams have the retrofit but id like to think mine is the only one (probably not)! Anyway if you are reading this and want to attempt, let me know or even shoot me an email (pbert70@yahoo.com)

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do your Ram Boxes leak during heavy rain, or did they finally fix that issue for the 2012s
My Ramboxes did not close as tightly as I wished, so I readjusted the latch-loop inside the box by loosening the 10 m/m screws and resetting the latch. Make certain the "second" latch completely engages so as to slightly compress the weather seal.
No leaks.

w30fan.... I want to add the remote locks. Can you tell us the list of parts you used?
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I used part # 68206065AA qnty 2 (harness) I only bought these for the use of the the rubber boot for the wiring. I couldnt find anything similar. bought 2 of #68203527AA. These are the lock cylinders only and have to be keyed to your original key. bought 2 of #68144152AC. These are the housings that the cylinder goes into. Those are the dealer supplied parts. The 2 actuators i got on ebay for about $27 for the pair. The cover for all the parts i made out of metal and had it powder coated. it looks decent i guess. Everything else is wires, automotive wire connectors (so it looks factory), screws, time, and patience from my wife. I connected to the power tailgate lock harness. I had to modify my original latch and make a piece that screws to the bottom of the cylinder that comes in contact with the latch which pushes the latch. It was actually a fun project.

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