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Bed side pocket above rear wheel well

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 07TacoRidah, Feb 19, 2012.

  1. Feb 19, 2012 at 3:59 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah [OP] SHHHH, this is interesting

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    Been wondering if anyone has attempted to close off those pockets just above the rear wheel well. From the looks of it, there's little gaps on the bottom where a panel might be able to fit (it has like little slits pre cut already), and then make a small slit or something up top for one of those 3/4" locks or something. idk, I just feel odd having them there and not really using them at all (which I want to, would be nice to put my bed cleats or what have you in there to store and when I need them I can take them out - I have a dual 10" box bolted on top of my cab storage cubby).

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  2. Feb 19, 2012 at 4:08 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

    TnRedNeck721 GO VOLS!

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    duct tape.
     
  3. Feb 19, 2012 at 6:58 PM
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    DIVERMAN

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    this is what i did to mine.

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    followed some else's write up on here.
     
  4. Feb 19, 2012 at 7:03 PM
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    bethes

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    They work great for storing stinky catfish bait to and from the lake, don't want that crap tipping over or spilling in the bed of my truck and I sure don't want it in the cab :)
     
  5. Feb 19, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    1bad10tacoma

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    I had both of mine out and hosed it out in there. It was pretty shitty in there.
     
  6. Feb 19, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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  7. Feb 19, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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    KyleJ600

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    do you have a link to this??
     
  8. Feb 19, 2012 at 7:20 PM
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  9. Feb 19, 2012 at 7:21 PM
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  10. Feb 19, 2012 at 9:50 PM
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    this is the one i followed. did everything exactly as OP. using a different switch and location thou. i bought the lights and everything for them at NAPA. the epoxy from lowes. i used 1/8" lexan from lowes. used spray can bed liner, again from lowes! lol. i haven't wired them up yet or mounted my switch. just got the switch in yesterday, going to work on it this week.


    http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd-gen-tacomas/121787-finally-started-my-bed-light-mod.html
     
  11. Feb 19, 2012 at 9:51 PM
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    mine broke off too lol
     
  12. Feb 20, 2012 at 12:54 AM
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    Great work. But Walmart sells square lights called burners. They look factory when installed, they are only $20 and half the work to install. I've gotten compliments about them many times. Yours look good too though.
     
  13. Feb 20, 2012 at 9:49 AM
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    07TacoRidah [OP] SHHHH, this is interesting

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    :bananadance: going to see if I can fab up some covers using same method. :D
     
  14. Feb 20, 2012 at 10:31 AM
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    got pics?
     
  15. Feb 20, 2012 at 7:51 PM
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    search, there are a bunch of write ups.
     
  16. Feb 20, 2012 at 7:53 PM
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    thanks! it wasn't too bad, about 1 to 2 hours total fab time.
     
  17. Feb 20, 2012 at 10:41 PM
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    ill post pics tomorrow. gotta install my new satoshi anyway. :D
     
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  19. Feb 21, 2012 at 10:20 PM
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  20. Feb 21, 2012 at 10:41 PM
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    why don’t someone that knows how because i don’t or i would. make a think like the lock box the replaces the other storage box? maybe you could make it bigger as well.
     
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