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

  1. Mar 19, 2009 at 8:42 AM
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    cafe du jour

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  2. Mar 19, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    piercedtiger [OP] Devout Atheist

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    Can you post a link to the full write up you followed for the backup cam? Would be useful for other people wanting to do it.
     
  3. Mar 19, 2009 at 10:13 AM
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    cafe du jour

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    I added a link to the original post! Thanks again for the ideas member Camsbored.:)
     
  4. Mar 19, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    piercedtiger [OP] Devout Atheist

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    Thanks! I'll add it to the index if it's not there already.
     
  5. Mar 19, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    Full Story herehttp://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/audio-video/30889-oem-camera-connection-below-dash.html

    Instructions

    Parts

    1. Shielded video cable
    2. D-SUB connector pins can be substituted with other pin types.
    3. Heat Shrink 1” approximately, can be substituted with other insulation.
    Tools

    1. Crimp tool with wire cutter/stripper
    2. Heat source for heat shrink
    *All Parts and tools available at radio shack.

    Steps

    1. Replace one end of your shielded cable with connector pins. Insulate the pins you crimped onto the end of the cable.

    2. Remove the driver side “coin box” required to access the interior fuse box

    3. Run your cable from the radio to the driver side fuse box (junction box).

    4. Locate the OEM 4 wire/pin connector attached to the upper left of the driver side junction box (fuse box). Optional, unplug the connector for access.

    5. Insert the pins from the shielded cable you ran into the factory connector. If you unplugged the connector reconnect it once complete.
      1. Connect the center of the shielded cable (V+) into the pin hole with the RED wire on the OEM connector.
      2. Connect the shield or jacket of the shielded cable (V-) into the pin hole with the RED wire on the OEM connector.


     
  6. Mar 22, 2009 at 12:35 PM
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    Trying to add Wiper Delay Switch
    Has anyone successfully done the upgrade to Intrmittent Wiper stalk on a 2005-2009 Tacoma Access Cab that is not SR5 and is not PreRunner? I'm concered wether it also requires a relay or somthing.

    lanniel
     
  7. Mar 25, 2009 at 8:04 AM
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    09TRD it is what it is

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    Not yet,
    Has anyone tried the seat belt chime mod on 2009?
     
  8. Mar 25, 2009 at 8:06 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Yep, and works just fine.
     
  9. Apr 1, 2009 at 9:09 AM
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    Does anyone know how or seen how to do a dash board color change, orange(oem) to blue or white or a combination of the two? It basically is the cost of the LEDs if you do the work yourself so it would be a cheap mod.


    Blue Dash
    IMG_0921_1d9ddc435ff13a57291ae58e4cef3a402c0cecd4.jpg


    White Dash
    IMG_0912_5043d10be78d9dddff6f238e0a25a1310a779d07.jpg
     
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  10. Apr 2, 2009 at 7:36 AM
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    Best MOD i have done so far is turning off the seatbelt chime.
    It friggin drove me crazy for about 4 months.
    Just followed the steps
    1) Turn the Car 'ON', but do not start the engine (Leave your foot off the brake). Cycle your trip reset knob until it reads ODO. Turn the ignition back off. Wait a couple of seconds.
    2) Make sure seat belt is not fastened
    3) Turn the ignition back on, do not start the car (Leave you foot off the break) As soon as you see everything light up, press and hold the trip reset knob and do a long 12 second count.
    4) Keep your finger on the trip reset knob. Fasten your seat belt, as soon as you fasten your seat belt, you should see the ODO display go from XXXX miles to "b-on". At that time take your finger off the trip reset knob and press it again. It should cycle to "b-off". You should be all set and turn the ignition off and unfasten your seat belt.
     
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  11. Apr 2, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    Double DIN JVC Head unit with Ipod and Bluetooth, Plays video even while driving Shhhhh...Speaker replacement, 200 W Alpine Amp. Glove box twin 12V power outlets
    Worked perfectly on my 08.
    Man I hated that thing !!! :mad:
     
  12. Apr 2, 2009 at 9:14 PM
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    Here is the link.
     
  13. Apr 3, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    Just added a great Lock/Unlock Chirp mod to the TOC! Thanks lifesaflaw123!
     
  14. Apr 3, 2009 at 7:18 PM
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    I just bought an 09 this week, and that is about the only thing I find annoying... doing this in the AM... thanks...
     
  15. Apr 4, 2009 at 6:52 AM
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    Just did this on my 09... Worked perfectlyvthe first time... Thanks
     
  16. Apr 4, 2009 at 1:12 PM
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    BulletToothTony

    BulletToothTony TTC #0001 Im only a dick 90% of the time

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    Does this work for 07 too?
     
  17. Apr 5, 2009 at 9:37 AM
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    replica9000

    replica9000 Just your average meatbag.

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    You could try it, but I believe it only works for 2008+
     
  18. Apr 5, 2009 at 11:16 AM
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    Grill Craft Hella 500 Bed Aux Wet Okole Wet Okole Arm Rests Weather Tech Magnaflow OS Ram Night Breakers Rocky Mounts Custom IPOD Dock Pioneer AVH P4100 Relentless Sliders AnBCustomFab Bed Rack 3 Inch Icon Lift with leaf pack
    I went to a local arts and crafts store to grab up some thin adhesive backed foam sheets. I cut them to fit in my compartments to cut down on the sliding and rattling of anything i throw in my truck. It worked like a charm, took a little bit for the adhesive to stick but the heat of the day helped it out.


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  19. Apr 18, 2009 at 11:24 AM
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    Wow i wanna do em all! :|
     
  20. Apr 18, 2009 at 12:49 PM
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    It really does help with the noise and sliding, I was thinking of taking them out and replacing it with neoprene from Wet Okole, I am really not that good at fabric work though. I would appreciate any ideas and have more pics of the other compartments (the under the backseat compartments and the ones on both sides of the steering wheel). I just hate rattling, i tried to find the exact foam that is in the sunglasses holder above head but no luck. Any ideas?
     

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