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Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by piercedtiger, Dec 28, 2007.

  1. Oct 25, 2018 at 2:42 PM
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    RivetNutBob

    RivetNutBob Right Ain't Wrong and Left Ain't Right.

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    Well obviously one of us mistaken about the first half of your reply. The second part we're in complete agreement on. Since I haven't taken the class yet and don't hold the Utah permit I'll defer to you. Bottom line is that the devil is in the details and will be learned once the course is taken. But to my original point that's why I chose the Maglite over a smaller flashlight and New York remains my biggest obstacle and why I've yet to take the course.
     
  2. Nov 2, 2018 at 5:43 PM
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    Cost? a 2 inch strip of double sided tape. :thumbsup:
     
  3. Nov 4, 2018 at 1:13 AM
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    Buncha shit
     
  4. Nov 4, 2018 at 1:18 AM
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    Buncha shit
    I once heard you can carry a baseball bat in your TACOMA legally if you have a baseball or baseball glove as well,not totally for sure though!!
     
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  5. Nov 4, 2018 at 3:39 AM
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    Really ??? As apposed to carrying around a 35" cresent wrench:rofl:
     
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  6. Nov 4, 2018 at 6:20 AM
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    The most sensible solution to the problem would be a national and states reciprocal carry law. Unfortunately I doubt that I'll see it in my lifetime. The next best solution is to get the hell out states like Massachusetts and California and move to a more 2nd Amendment friendly state.
    Maybe there's hope, Massachusetts now allows stun guns to be carried by LTC/CCW permit holders. Never thought I'd ever see that happen. Personal protection of one's self or family shouldn't be reserved just for the rich, the politically connected.........., OR Hollywood!
     
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  7. Nov 4, 2018 at 6:35 AM
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    Maybe if I machined and installed some 2" diameter lug nuts for my Taco I could pull that off. Wonder what they'd look like on the wife's Subaru?
    :anonymous: :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
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  8. Nov 4, 2018 at 6:55 AM
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    If you had a walker or wheelchair you might have trouble pulling that off. A foot of snow on the ground would be problematic as well. You'd probably have better luck carrying an axe, just be sure to strike with the blunt end. :anonymous:
     
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  9. Nov 4, 2018 at 9:48 AM
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    Ball peen hammer is legal:anonymous:
     
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  10. Nov 4, 2018 at 1:29 PM
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    I'll never understand there mentality... wonder if they realize what kind of damage I can do with a pencil, not that I'm looking to hurt anyoneo_O
     
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  11. Nov 4, 2018 at 2:27 PM
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    Pencils break off, tactical pens don't! But I'll stick with my Walther where I can carry legally. Where I can't I'll spin the wheel with the pen, stun gun, mace or my 4D Maglite. When it comes down to you and yours or them you do whatever it takes and worry about the consequences later!
     
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  12. Nov 4, 2018 at 2:58 PM
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    I really like brass knuckles...but those are illegal in my state:(
     
  13. Nov 4, 2018 at 4:19 PM
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    A roll of nickles works too:D
     
  14. Nov 4, 2018 at 8:42 PM
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    Buncha shit
    or the good ol; LOCK IN A SOCK!
     
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    i like this flash light.
    [​IMG]
     
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  16. Nov 5, 2018 at 4:30 PM
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    Great Dr. Suess book.......
     
  17. Nov 6, 2018 at 2:01 AM
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    Buncha shit
    seeing that handle looks like you could really swing it into place(AA)battery powered feather duster. Lol
     
  18. Nov 15, 2018 at 8:23 AM
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    Just came across this sweet and low cost work-around for a remote starter on a manual transmission. I have a remote starter on my 03, and you have to go through this annoying sequence every time you get out where the engine stays running until you are out of the car and close the door. Once you close it, you can't open it to grab something in the truck as it will deactivate the remote starter and you'd have to do the sequence again to prep it. I find it so annoying that I barely ever use it, unless I know it's going to be reaaaaally cold when I want to drive next.

    In the video I found, he essentially uses a system that uses a pair of magnetic sensors attached under the shift boot, that can detect when the stick is in neutral and only allow the remote starter to work in that position. If in gear, the sensors can detect it's in gear and not allow the remote starter to work. No more annoying sequence to go through each time you get out, and it also means if you forget something in the car, you can go and grab it without it deactivating the remote start sequence.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLoZpr6AVJM

    Ps. does anyone know if the 97 Tacomas have the ability for a remote starter?
     
  19. Nov 15, 2018 at 10:45 AM
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    Yeah but the whole point of that is so that the truck KNOWS it’s in neutral rather than THINKS it’s in neutral. That way you don’t accidentally start the truck in gear - because it’s easy for somebody to knock it into gear, even if that person’s not you.

    I’ll take that safety feature any day

    Cool mod with the magnets though, just not for me.
     
  20. Nov 15, 2018 at 11:07 AM
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    Did you watch the video? It won't start if its in gear (including accidentally being knocked into gear as you described)

    I'm wondering if this would affect the clutch start cancel feature even when not using the remote starter though, for when you start the engine in 1st gear. Though my guess is having the key in the ignition overrides the remote start mechanism so you could still start in 1st with clutch start cancel

    This system knowns, not thinks, that your truck is in gear as much as the regular sequence would. The chances of it going wrong are about as low as going through the regular sequence, climbing through the window to put it in gear without opening the door to trip the system, climbing back out the window and then starting it in gear remotely. If installed properly with strong adhesive, I can't see how this could go wrong. If you scotch tape the sensors on, then sure, I could see it going wrong, but then you'd deserve it going wrong if you did that. :D
     

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