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3rd Gen Mods & Tips

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by tcBob, Apr 24, 2016.

  1. Oct 4, 2021 at 2:52 PM
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    klick023

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    Anyone know where I can purchase a molle panel for the back of the cab? It looks like the person that used to make them stopped a while back, but I can't find an alternative option. I'd DIY it, but I'm not that talented. haha.
     
  2. Oct 8, 2021 at 1:46 AM
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  3. Oct 18, 2021 at 7:12 PM
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  4. Oct 30, 2021 at 12:28 PM
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  5. Nov 8, 2021 at 4:04 PM
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    bro_beans I’m the dude, man!

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    Super curious. What type of informaiton can your vehicle access on a thumb drive? I've only ever used the USB port to plug in charging cables...
     
  6. Nov 8, 2021 at 9:48 PM
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    Music? off a thumb?

    The ipod plays very nicely through the USB. The sound quality is vastly superior to both radio and blue tooth phone. Can't say why. buy I know what I hear.
     
  7. Nov 9, 2021 at 10:27 AM
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    As an old guy I have a few hundred cd's. I have downloaded a bunch, 75 or more on a thumb drive. Sounds good. Pretty cool to hear old school stuff that is hard to find on a streaming platform. Plus I never have to worry about loosing cell/sat service.
     
  8. Nov 12, 2021 at 11:35 PM
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    https://youtu.be/DxwNdwVCcQM
    For those of you who are curious what the ECT option can do as far as increasing speed and MPG. It’s a very basic video and I know there are many variables that aren’t taken into consideration but I thought it could be helpful so I hope it helps.
     
  9. Nov 20, 2021 at 2:18 AM
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  10. Nov 29, 2021 at 8:42 PM
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    Does anyone know of a guide to retrofit the push-to-start/stop button into a 3rd Gen V6 Manual that doesn't have it? I'm not talking about remote start. It's a manual and that would be dumb. I'm talking about adding in this guy:
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    I'd expect that I'd need the button, a new dash panel with the extra hole, a pigtail of some sort, and some new keyfobs. I would prefer OEM parts. I was hoping somebody here would be able to at least point me toward a walkthrough or have some guidance other than "what's wrong with using a key" and "I'd never do that".
     
  11. Nov 30, 2021 at 11:21 AM
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    I think there would need to be some computer shenanigans too. Something needs to turn the input of pushing the button into actually cranking the starter, and the computer also controls when to stop cranking.
    My guess is the manual transmission trucks don't have the programming built in?
    Edit: also, to take full advantage of the keyless start, you'd need a proximity sensor in the door (and associated computer programming to make that work too)
     
  12. Nov 30, 2021 at 1:28 PM
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    Possibly, but that seems kind of dumb to me. My 8 year old Mazda had the feature before it got wrapped around a Nissan last week. I guess I might have got get an aftermarket kit. Boooo.
     
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