Re: underhood storage
I used an .50 Cal ammo storage box mounted outboard of the brake cylinder. It's good because it's waterproof, tough and can be modified easily to be secured with a padlock. I actually screwed mine right in to eliminate rattles but I mounted rubber grommets (and silicone to seal) between the box and the wheel well. This gives it a little shock mounting from the Sami's rough ride. I find that stuffing the box full of ropes, tie downs, and rags that the tools stay stationary.
A great solution in my opinion as what better place to store tools than under the hood where you'll need them. Not to mention that bit of empty space.
88.5 Sam, push bar, winch, removable hardtop, mods in progress