Bestop 42640-01 HighRock 4x4 Under Seat Lock Box Review

Product Specifications

  • SIZE: 8.5 x 18.5 x 15 inches
  • WEIGHT: 17 pounds

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Product Features

  • This is a small but very functional vehicle gun safe and is hidden underneath the seat. Security against opening with a cylindrical lock with two keys.
  • Attached to the bolt carrier seat and provides a complete set necessary for mounting.
  • It has a solid structure made of carbon steel with a beautiful finish.
  • The Jeep gun safe is ideal for 11-12 Wrangler JK.
  • Designed to provide easy access to the contents.

First Impressions

The overall quality of this easy to place, in car gun safe is pretty good and fits many models of this brand of car. It can hold a gun and other small items like wallet, valuables, cash.

The robust and extremely rugged design ensures the safety of stored items inside. Installation requires no great effort is simple and very functional. Every owner of Jeep will be able to fit this model easily under the seat of the car.

The whole of the under seat gun safe is very robust and makes a very positive impression from the moment of opening the package. The full set of elements necessary for the installation ensures comfort and ease during installation. Without difficulty, it accommodates different sizes of weapons in the classic size.

What’s in this car gun safe?

This relatively quick and easy to install model. Can be compared with models such as The Club LB200 car safe, GunVault MicroVault SafeSHOT LOCK 1911 Handgun Safe or SecureIt Tactical Mobile Gun Safe: Model 40.

During the installation, you are required to remove the bracket electric succession, install the safe box in place, and finally, just check the operation of the drawer and functioning under the seat. The whole is very aesthetic and handy to use.

In summary, the security of Bestop 42640-01 – Jeep Wrangler Only:

  • Does not require special configuration, it has only pick-resistant cylinder lock and two keys.
  • The whole is based on the extremely robust design with carbon steel and textured black powder coat finish.
  • It looks impressive and is very functional, thus ideally suited for models of Jeep.
  • It is quite light and effectively protects against burglary or when being opened by unauthorized persons.
  • The interior is quite roomy and designed to fit in the space under the seat.
  • A handy drawer is easily extendable and allows convenient arrangement of the contents inside.
  • Perfect for storing weapons, valuables like wallet, money, jewelry, and other important documents and small items.


The construction of this truck gun safe is made of durable and high-quality carbon steel, which ensures durability and safety. The whole is robust and protects the contents against damage or theft. The closing lock is sometimes cumbersome and occasionally needs to be replaced with a better model. Ideal and well-suited drawer slides out smoothly and facilitates access to content. The set contains two keys to open.

Product Review

What We Liked

  • The Safe is an easy to install, compact car safe, which allow easy access to the contents.
  • The capacious drawer is easy to use and fulfilling, and its universal size is very functional.
  • Robust construction ensures the safety of valuables contained in a vault as documents, guns, money, drugs other necessary for travel items.
  • It is ideal for multiple car models of the Jeep brand which would satisfy all of their owners.
  • Robust attachment to space under the seat elements is included in the kit for easy installation.

What Needs Improvement

  • The biggest negative of the safe is his lock that often requires replacement, even after a short use. Material and design of lock often fail, which generates additional costs of visits to the locksmith.
  • Suitability for specific models of cars makes it less versatile and does not fit in every vehicle. It is necessary to know the dimensions and installation possibilities before buying.
  • The combination of the robust design of the housing and affordable cabinet lock is an oversight and regarding aesthetics, it is not very encouraging.


This classic and very practical Bestop 42640-01 HighRock 4×4 Under Seat Lock Box for Wrangler JK safe is the perfect solution for anyone who has this kind of car. Everything is curiously made, and it looks spectacular, besides not matching the whole cabinet lock. Robust construction and easy to assemble, speak on his plus, but only after replacing of the lock, it will be a reliable friend during expeditions. Ideally suited for the storage of weapons, valuables, documents or drugs that hidden under the driver’s seat will be secure, yet easily accessible.