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Old 12-29-2013, 06:11 AM   #1561
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They sell it at Lowes. I used some other stuff similar to it on a project for my Camaro and it's the same but much less expensive.
Nice. Thanks!
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Old 01-18-2014, 09:58 AM   #1563
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Cheap Sound Deadening:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaE7RfkN1Eo

Did this on a friends Mustang. Gonna do on my truck soon...
"Peel n seal" Ive used this stuff a dozen times on several vehicles. It works great and at a fraction of the cost of other sound deadening materials. It IS thinner but works well...you can always double up if you want. It sticks well through summer heat too. They sell it in wide rolls like the video and in thinner rolls.
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Old 01-20-2014, 08:38 AM   #1565
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Ever had to remove the spare tire?

Have you noticed that even if you practiced doing it, it's PITA to engage the rod on the elevator?

Grab a PVC 1 1/2" sanitary pipe and cut a 14" section, drill a hole about 1" from the end and install it with a zip tie as seen in the pictures, works like a charm and total cost was $2.35 for the whole 10ft pipe.

Why didn't Toyota did that in the fist place?

nice idea. gonna take a look at this. i hate when it slips out
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Old 01-25-2014, 03:15 PM   #1566
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Several ways to do this, but this one was the easiest for me, and I haven't had them come on 4-hours after turning the ignition off like other methods cause. Apparently at least one other method ties into some ignition or emissions circuit that turns on 4 hours after the truck is turned off to deal with emissions so the fogs come on for a few minutes. I parked in front of my living room window for a year after doing this and never saw them come on once so.....

Tools/items needed:
  • wire stripper
  • 1 quick splice
  • 1 female blade connector
  • 6" of wire
  • drill/bit same diameter as wire
  • shrink tube/electrical tape to reinforce crimp connection (optional)
  1. Locate the green wire on the plug in the pic
  2. splice into it
  3. run the wire to the fog light relay through a hole to keep it low and not hit the cover
  4. crimp on the female blade connector onto the wire
  5. pull the fog relay and bend the terminal in the pic to the side
  6. put the female blade connector onto the bent terminal on the fog relay
  7. replace fog relay




NOTE: The 2012 relay is located in a different position


This is how the relay tab is bent:


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Yes, this will allow you to turn the fog lights on or off whenever you want using the fog light switch as long as the key is turned to ACC or ON. Doesn't matter if headlights are on, off, low beam or high beam.

To help reduce confusion, this is what a quick splice looks like:
Little help/pictures. What is the quick splice and the drill bit used for? Going to do this tmw
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Old 01-25-2014, 03:40 PM   #1567
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Little help/pictures. What is the quick splice and the drill bit used for? Going to do this tmw
Drill bit just puts the hole in the partition of the fuse box so you can push the wire through.

Quick splice splices the new wire to the green wire.
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Old 01-25-2014, 04:17 PM   #1568
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I am doing it now. Didn't work. Followed instructions. Now fogs don't turn on period
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Old 01-25-2014, 04:22 PM   #1569
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Thought Toyota had changed something in 2011 maybe
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Got it to work. Secured connection. Very pleased. Easy mod! Thanks Jon!
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Old 01-25-2014, 04:33 PM   #1571
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Got it to work. Secured connection. Very pleased. Easy mod! Thanks Jon!
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Old 01-25-2014, 04:39 PM   #1572
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I need some help. I have an 08 Tacoma 4wd 4cyl manual transmission. I want to install a torsen locker. But I don't know the ring gear size on my truck.
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Old 02-07-2014, 06:38 AM   #1574
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Honeycomb Grill Mod for 2nd-Gen PreRunner

I have a 2006 PreRunner TRD Sport, and want the black Honeycomb Grille I've seen around. It's on TRD now for the Matrix...that's the look I want. Black SS construction...awesome! Gary (Toyotapartsbarn.com) says it was done on this site some time ago, but he doesn't recall any particulars.

Would greatly appreciate anyone's help
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Old 02-07-2014, 06:50 AM   #1575
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I have a 2006 PreRunner TRD Sport, and want the black Honeycomb Grille I've seen around. It's on TRD now for the Matrix...that's the look I want. Black SS construction...awesome! Gary (Toyotapartsbarn.com) says it was done on this site some time ago, but he doesn't recall any particulars.

Would greatly appreciate anyone's help
there was a honeycomb grille on the 10/11s. is that what you're talking about?

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Honeycomb Grill for '06 PreRunner

That's a beautiful honeycomb, but the chrome bar and emblem are not desired...all honeycomb looks better, and that's what I think is lurking somewhere. Thanks for your info. The new Matrix one is just honeycomb, but it won't stretch to fit our openings I wonder if that part is removable and the grill is continuous underneath?

Thought change: Shows how quickly one can modify their tastes, or maybe it's a comment on my old age! I've purchased the 5-pc polished billet and a neat, black metal TRD badge for the main grille. Working concurrently on replacement of cat-back (Aero SS 2525 w/tip), Rhino coating on front belly pan and entire trailer hitch ass'y, which both had a tad of rust. The pseudo-powdercoater sandblasted both units to a point they couldn't be painted with any sort of smooth surface, so moved to Rhino for redemption. Then there's the door threshold adhesive strips to install, and the cabin filter to be cut from the HD filter material, a la excellent TW directions.

Can anyone hook me to the "rattling sounds" on a cold start in low temps...disappear after warmup, and almost sound like blower noise, but that isn't "on." I've seen the thread, but now can't find it.
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That's a beautiful honeycomb, but the chrome bar and emblem are not desired...all honeycomb looks better, and that's what I think is lurking somewhere. Thanks for your info. The new Matrix one is just honeycomb, but it won't stretch to fit our openings I wonder if that part is removable and the grill is continuous underneath?
You v an always get the honeycomb mesh you like and mod your current. There are sites out there for the mesh.
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DIY OEM intermittent wiper stalk install

Just did this mod easy and quick! My trouble spot was getting the bottom plastic bit off but other than that pretty good.

*Used part # 84652-02710 and did it on a '14 access.

Old one is now for sale
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I did the rear diff breather mod, is there a mod for the front?
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I did the rear diff breather mod, is there a mod for the front?
Front comes with one from the factory. Check the engine side of the driver side wheel well- there are two breather ends on rubber hoses: one is the front diff, the other is the trans.
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