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Cheap/Free Mods

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

  1. Jul 2, 2013 at 7:32 AM
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    yota243

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    I bout a kit of raptor liner of ebay (4 1 liter bottles, hardener, and spray gun) for $99. this was just 2 of the bottles and got me 2 coats everywhere but the floor of the bed in which i did 3 coats. it was super easy just washed, sanded, wiped down with mineral spirits, taped off, mixed (bottles a 3/4 full u fill the rest with hardener) and shot.

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  2. Jul 2, 2013 at 7:36 AM
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    replica9000

    replica9000 Ich bin Offiziersbursche!

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    Are those stake pockets we have hidden under those plastic covers?
     
  3. Jul 18, 2013 at 11:13 AM
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  4. Jul 19, 2013 at 9:29 AM
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    Always hot AUX plug. Wet Okole's. 33" tires.
    Help! I did this and now my truck wont start!!!
     
  5. Jul 19, 2013 at 9:30 AM
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    Oregon TRD

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    I did all my interior lighting and bedlights for about $40. It's fun and easy as hell.
     
  6. Jul 19, 2013 at 10:46 AM
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    piercedtiger

    piercedtiger [OP] Devout Atheist

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    ummmm.... did what mod exactly? :confused:

    Also, check all your fuses.
     
  7. Jul 19, 2013 at 10:50 AM
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    Gaunt596

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    according to his profile it was the 12 volt bed plug always hot mod.:bored:
     
  8. Jul 19, 2013 at 1:08 PM
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    piercedtiger

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    I would hope that's not it... :rofl: Dead battery is a simple fix.
     
  9. Jul 19, 2013 at 3:01 PM
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    Gaunt596

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    true, but people have suggested evrything but :rofl:
     
  10. Jul 21, 2013 at 12:24 PM
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    Danimal69361

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    Always hot AUX plug. Wet Okole's. 33" tires.
    According to HIS^ profile he is a #$%@ little kid whose daddy bought him a truck. Sorry my problem bores you so much. It was a big deal to me, cause I couldn't just give up and have my daddy take it in.

    It was immediately not starting, so it didn't have time to run down the battery. Besides, checked that. Along with a lot of other ACTUAL diagnosis. Turns out the ignition switch got pinched and broke. Kind of a freak accident. But I did chase it down so...

    Glad you tried helping. D-bag.
     
  11. Jul 21, 2013 at 1:56 PM
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    Dude... you posted "I did this mod and my truck won't start" in a thread that contains dozens of mods without giving us ANY information on what you did.

    Chill out... NOBODY could help you with what you told us.
     
  12. Jul 21, 2013 at 2:03 PM
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    ^This.
     
  13. Jul 21, 2013 at 2:34 PM
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    aw10tacoma

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    anybody have this mod for a 2011 im going crazy with using this damn 2 speed fast and faster wipers
     
  14. Jul 21, 2013 at 2:50 PM
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    Rich91710

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    Same mod will work, just order the wiper stalk from a 2011 DC SR5.
    The stalk from the '08 will actually work. The only difference between the 3 available stalks is words vs graphics, and the direction you turn the knob to increase the delay/speed. On some, the wider bar is increased delay, while on others it is faster speed (less delay).


    BTW: While you're in there, unplug the 2-wire connector just under the ignition switch next to the stalk connector and you can leave your key in the ignition with the door open for tunes or while getting gas without the annoying warning tone.


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  15. Jul 21, 2013 at 3:28 PM
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    Always hot AUX plug. Wet Okole's. 33" tires.
    I realized that after I posted. That is why I went somewhere else to post it. Got some good help, too. Pierced tiger had a good point. Not mad at him.


    But this guy obviously went through enough work to find out the problem, and makes smart ass remarks about the situation.
     
  16. Jul 21, 2013 at 3:36 PM
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    aw10tacoma

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    thanks for the help :cheers:
     
  17. Jul 21, 2013 at 3:49 PM
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    aw10tacoma

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    forgot to ask... for this will i need a relay or anything beside the stick?
     
  18. Jul 21, 2013 at 3:58 PM
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    Rich91710

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    Nope.
    All of the "brains" of the delay is in the stalk.
    It literally is a plug and play.

    I installed the stalk and cruise control in my '08 in the parking lot after work with my multi-tool in about 15 minutes.
     
  19. Jul 21, 2013 at 4:04 PM
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    aw10tacoma

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    alright thanks... this website has been so much help... i went to my toyota shop to get the tsb done on my leaf springs for my 11 with the harsh ride and they gave me the hardest time to get it done... after that i asked while it was in the shop if i could pay them to install the intermitted wiper and they said no it would have had to be done in the factory... and asked for the daytime running lights they also said had to be done in the factory
     
  20. Jul 21, 2013 at 4:25 PM
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    Rich91710

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    Ya. That's the typical response from the dealer.
    SOME trucks need a wire run from the column to the ECU to use Cruise Control, and manual trucks need the clutch safety.

    But people hear all kind of things about the wiper motors needing replacement, and even ECU replacement.

    Likewise, DRL is a simple harness and flasher replacement.
     
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