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Buyer Beware: KTJO 4X4 Driver's Side Grab Handles w/ A Pillars

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by tonered, Dec 13, 2019.

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DAH Delivery Challenge

  1. Ordered?

    28.6%
  2. Received?

    45.6%
  3. Have to bend upper clip to fit?

    14.3%
  4. Missing Upper Cover?

    7.5%
  5. Missing Lower Cover?

    3.4%
  6. Incorrect Hardware?

    19.0%
  7. Scratches / Damage?

    12.2%
  8. Other (oh gawd)?

    18.4%
  9. Magically Perfect!

    23.1%
  10. Stuck in Shipping Label Created Purgatory?

    3.4%
  11. OGs Still Waiting since Before the Ban?

    8.8%
  12. Return Attempted?

    2.0%
  13. Return Actually Happened?

    2.0%
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  1. Jan 8, 2021 at 10:17 AM
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    TacoBoutNothing

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    I received mine this week. Purchased from her website. I also got a follow up for more shipping charges. I'm on the fence with this handle. I fought and fought to get it installed, and I'm 90% confident I stripped the top bolt in a fit of fury with an impact driver The hardware is cheap and doesn't line up well. I spent about 1.5 hours on something that should take 10 mins max. From a function standpoint, I really like the handle. I wish it came stock. Oh well... should be a f'n treat the next time I need to remove it. I'd give it some time. Someone will improve the kit. 20210108_101018.jpg 20210108_101004.jpg 20210108_100958.jpg
     
  2. Jan 8, 2021 at 10:23 AM
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    Tacospike

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    Yes, it was just posted a few days ago. #2593
     
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  3. Jan 8, 2021 at 10:29 AM
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    tonered

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    Made in China is a fact of life. I have had plenty of great stuff that was made there, as is quite a lot of the Taco. There are ways to manage the quality from any foreign or domestic supplier.

    The price was based on OEM parts. See the original thread. The problem is that we are not getting OEM quality.

    That was my guess also.

    :hattip:
     
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  4. Jan 8, 2021 at 10:48 AM
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    dilbert

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    Actual OEM right side for cost reference. There is some economy of scale in these prices.

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  5. Jan 8, 2021 at 10:51 AM
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    WaitingOnMyR1T

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    That’s taking a grab handle from the passenger side of a LHD vehicle and modding it to fit the driver’s side.
    I don’t know of any countries that get a RHD Tacoma that we could purchase a true OEM Toyota passenger side grab handle from. RHD countries get the Toyota Hilux as far as I know.
     
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  6. Jan 8, 2021 at 10:59 AM
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    Pardon my ignorance since I’m new to the Tacoma world this year (but a couple decades into vehicle modding). Is the hilux so different that it doesn’t share interior trim parts? My very limited understanding was the hilux is essentially the same truck?
     
  7. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:00 AM
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  8. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:06 AM
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  9. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:08 AM
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    Might as well try a 4Runner grab handle. Hilux is a different truck.
     
  10. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:25 AM
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    tonered

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  11. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:27 AM
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  13. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:29 AM
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    tonered

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    Prudence the Safety Goat!
     
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  14. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:29 AM
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    Oh shit! Still, an HOA would be worse?
     
  15. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:36 AM
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    That's right :D:rofl:
     
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    If anyone wants a new rabbit hole to go down, I'm balls deep in one now :oops::rolleyes:

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  17. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:39 AM
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    LockPickingLawyer? :boink:


    Take the blue pill!
     
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    Do they come in Army Green? :D
     
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  20. Jan 8, 2021 at 11:44 AM
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